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View Tree for John Rupell RussellJohn Rupell Russell (b. 13 Apr 1758, d. 03 Aug 1838)

John Rupell Russell (son of William Russell and Eleanor Cross)2058, 2059, 2060, 2061, 2062, 2063 was born 13 Apr 1758 in ,Hereford, England2064, 2065, and died 03 Aug 1838 in Cane Creek, Lee County, Virginia, USA2066, 2067. He married (1) Rachel Hobbs on 13 Sep 1783 in ,Gilford, North Carolina2068, 2069, 2070, 2071, 2072, daughter of Vincent Hobbs and Ruth Thomas. He married (2) Frances Hix on 05 Jun 1831 in ,Lee, Virginia, USA2073.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Rupell Russell:
During Rev War, resided in Guildford Co, NC Known as "Captain Russell" -See "Notes"

1790 Per Census, resided in Salisbury District of Guilford Co, NC with wife & 4 children.
AFT. 1790 Moved with family from NC to VA
1794 Lived N Fork of Holston River, Washington Co, VA
AFT. 1794 Moved to Lee Co, VA; settled on Cane Creek where acquired land & resided until his death

!MARRIAGE: John & 2nd wife, Frances had no children

!BIRTH: Birthplace in England provided by Joanne Martin.

!MILITARY: According to a Lee Co, VA history book (page 690), John was the ancestor of the Lee County Russell Family. The publication, "Early Settlers of Lee County, VA & Adjacent Counties," goes on to say:
"John Russell was in Guilford County, North Carolina during the Revolutionary War and furnished sundries for the Militia of North and South Carolina and Virginia as allowed by Brown and McKissick, Auditors of Salisbury District in November, 1781 as P. Report No. 40. From accounts of United States with North Carolina, War of Revolution, Book A,Page 189. (From North Carolina State Department of Archives andHistory.)"
"Numberous descendants of John Russell have become members of the Daughters of the American Revolution of his war service, and he was knownas Captain John Russell."

!ALL: Family birth, death & marriage records were primarily derived fromthe Russell Family Bible which is/was in the possession of Misses Mae and Eda Russell. Where possible, dates have been confirmed by various independent records.

!PARENTS: Shannon (Rogers) Landen, per her FHC research in Mesa, AZ, has reported that John Russell's parents may have been one of the following:
A. William Russell, b. 1732 in England, md. Eleanor Cross, b. 1736 inEngland; or
B. John Russell, b. abt 1718, md. Isabell, b. 1720 in England.

!PARENTS: Joanne Martin reports that, primarily according to the research of Dorothy Walker McLain, John Russell's parents were William Russel &"Mary." John married a 2nd time, to "Elenore," (as evidenced by his will; transcribed copy in file) though Mary was reportedly the mother of all of his children (who are also named in his will).

More About John Rupell Russell:
Burial: Aug 1838, Riverview Cemetery, Cane Creek, Lee County, Virginia, USA.2074, 2075

More About John Rupell Russell and Rachel Hobbs:
Marriage: 13 Sep 1783, ,Gilford, North Carolina.2076, 2077, 2078, 2079, 2080
Marriage Fact 1 1: Date/place confirmed by research of Shannon Landen..
Marriage Fact 1 2: Date/place confirmed by research of Shannon Landen..

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for John Rupell Russell and Rachel Hobbs:
1 _FA1
2 DATE 23 FEB 1830
1 _MEND Death of one spouse

More About John Rupell Russell and Frances Hix:
Marriage: 05 Jun 1831, ,Lee, Virginia, USA.2081

Children of John Rupell Russell and Rachel Hobbs are:
  1. +William Russell, b. 28 Feb 1785, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA2082, 2083, 2084, d. Abt. Jul 1833, ,Bartholomew, Indiana, USA2085.
  2. James Russell, b. 30 Dec 1786, ,Guildford, North Carolina, USA2086, 2087, 2087, d. 13 Sep 1852, ,Jackson, Indiana, USA2088.
  3. John R. Russell, b. 21 Sep 1788, ,Guilford, North Carolina, USA2089, 2090, 2090, d. 03 Mar 1859, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2091, 2092, 2092.
  4. Vincent Russell, b. 29 Sep 1790, Salisbury, Rowan or Gilford, North Carolina, USA2093, 2094, 2095, d. Aft. 1870, Cane Creek, Lee, Virginia, USA2096, 2097.
  5. Margaret Russell, b. 04 Jun 1793, Salisbury, Rowan or Gilford, North Carolina, USA2098, 2099, 2100, 2101, d. date not given, ,Bartholomew, Indiana, USA2102, 2103, 2104.
  6. Ruth Russell, b. 08 Jan 1796, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2105, 2106, 2106, d. 09 May 1889, Sugar Run, Lee, Virginia, USA2107, 2108, 2108.
  7. Robert Russell, b. 03 Nov 1798, ,Lee, Virginia, USA, d. 1825, ,Lee, Virginia, USA.
  8. Alexander Russell, b. 10 Nov 1800, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2109, 2110, 2110, d. 03 Sep 1864, ,Union, Tennessee, USA2111, 2112, 2112.
  9. Faith Russell, b. 15 Jul 1802, ,Lee, Virginia, USA, d. 12 Nov 1878, ,Lee, Virginia, USA.
  10. Isaac Russell, b. 22 Feb 1805, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2113, 2114, 2114, d. 1863, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2115, 2116, 2116.
  11. Ransom Russell, b. 04 Sep 1807, Cane Creek, Lee, Virginia, USA2117, d. date unknown.
  12. Alfred King Russell, b. 05 Jan 1813, ,Lee, Virginia, USA2118, 2118, 2119, 2119, d. 16 Jul 1862, Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia, USA2120, 2120, 2121, 2121.
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