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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Samuel Morrison Russell
Mary Melvina Fletcher
Artie Mae Russell
Emma Ivy Russell
Ada Jewell Russell
Leila Pearl Russell
Samuel Lee Russell
Ruby G Russell
Leonard E Russell
Verna Henry Russell
Bernice Wilma Russell

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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.

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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