Bernice Wilma Russell

18 October 1913–26 June 1953 (Age 39)
Santa Anna, Coleman, Texas, United States

The Life of Bernice Wilma

When Bernice Wilma Russell was born on 18 October 1913, in Santa Anna, Coleman, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Morrison Russell, was 53 and her mother, Mary Melvina Fletcher, was 39. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 26 June 1953, in Santa Anna, Coleman, Texas, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Morrison Russell
1860–1945
Mary Melvina Fletcher
1874–1930
Artie Mae Russell
1894–1982
Emma Ivy Russell
1895–1971
Ada Jewell Russell
1897–1975
Leila Pearl Russell
1899–1986
Samuel Lee Russell
1900–1971
Ruby G Russell
1903–1998
Leonard E Russell
1909–1973
Verna Henry Russell
1910–1987
Bernice Wilma Russell
1913–1953

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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1927

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Birnice Russell in household of S M Russell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice Russell in household of Samuel Russell, "United States Census, 1920"

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