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