Clara A Russell

January 1895–1944 (Age 49)
New York, United States

The Life of Clara A

When Clara A Russell was born in January 1895, in New York, United States, her father, Charles B Russell, was 35 and her mother, Ella M Van Dusen, was 35. She lived in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States for about 40 years. She died in 1944, in Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 49.

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Charles B Russell
Ella M Van Dusen
Ester Russell
Charles B Russell Jr.
Myron H Russell
Clara A Russell
Florence E Russell

Parents and Siblings

    Charles B Russell


    Ella M Van Dusen




    Ester Russell


    Charles B Russell Jr.


    Myron H Russell



    Florence E Russell


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 14

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (3)

  • Clara Russell in household of Ella Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara A Russell in household of Charles B Russell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara A Russell in household of Charles B Russell, "United States Census, 1900"

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