Clara Nancy Russell

10 September 1867–6 April 1890 (Age 22)
Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clara Nancy

When Clara Nancy Russell was born on 10 September 1867, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States, her father, Edmund Russell, was 35 and her mother, Philana Adelia Campbell, was 30. She married Edson Samuel Lawrence on 15 May 1889, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 6 April 1890, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Edson Samuel Lawrence
Clara Nancy Russell
Marriage: 15 May 1889

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15 May 1889
Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 8

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Nancy Russell in household of Edwin Russell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy E Russell, "Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937"
  • Nancy C Lawrence, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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