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Genealogy: Family Histories

Richard Russell Family

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 08/05/2005

Descendants of Richard Russell

Generation No. 1

 

1. RICHARD1 RUSSELL was born 1774 in Westwell, Kent, England, and died 1845. He married SARAH GODFREY Unknown in (10) Children born from abt 1795 - 1820. She was born 1776 in Westwell, Kent, England, and died 19 Nov 1860.

More About SARAH GODFREY:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Emigration: Abt. 1853, Came at age 77 (Fred Keller article Sussex Sun 3-20-2001)

More About RICHARD RUSSELL and SARAH GODFREY:

Marriage: Unknown, (10) Children born from abt 1795 - 1820

 

Children of RICHARD RUSSELL and SARAH GODFREY are:

2. i. JOHN2 RUSSELL, b. 12 Aug 1808, Westwell, Kent, England; d. 06 Jan 1883, Rio, Columbia, Wisconsin of pneumonia...

ii. RICHARD RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1800; d. 19 Feb 1882, Age 82 in Sussex.. old age/consumption/dropsy (Source: St. Alban's headstone inscription.).

More About RICHARD RUSSELL:

Burial: 22 Feb 1882, St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

iii. JAMES RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1805; d. 10 Sep 1882, Age 77 in Sussex.. dropsy...

More About JAMES RUSSELL:

Burial: 12 Sep 1882, St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. JOHN2 RUSSELL (RICHARD1) was born 12 Aug 1808 in Westwell, Kent, England, and died 06 Jan 1883 in Rio, Columbia, Wisconsin of pneumonia... He married HANNAH ROLFE Abt. 1841 in England. She was born 09 Jul 1814 in England, and died 22 Jan 1892 in Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin of old age.

More About JOHN RUSSELL:

Burial: St. Alban's God's Acre Cemetery, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Census 1: 1860, Surname is "Russel"

Census 2: 1870, Surname interpreted by Ancestry.com as "Rupell", written script indicates likewise.

Emigration: 12 Jul 1850, Left London, England onboard the "Adeline" arriving New York

Nationality: 15 Jun 1852, Intent in Nov 1850

Occupation: Boot & Shoemaking plus farming.

More About HANNAH ROLFE:

Burial: 24 Jan 1892, St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

More About JOHN RUSSELL and HANNAH ROLFE:

Marriage: Abt. 1841, England

 

Children of JOHN RUSSELL and HANNAH ROLFE are:

i. CATHARINE3 RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1834, England.

ii. SARAH ANN RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1836, England.

iii. MATILDA RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1838, England.

More About MATILDA RUSSELL:

Occupation: 1860, Country school teacher

iv. HANNAH RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1842, England; d. Bet. 1910 - 1920; m. FELIX BENNETT, 1882; b. Abt. 1841, Mary Ann, Licking, Ohio; d. Bet. 1900 - 1910.

More About FELIX BENNETT and HANNAH RUSSELL:

Marriage: 1882

v. MARY RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1844, England.

3. vi. JOHN RUSSELL, b. 04 May 1845, England; d. 16 May 1917.

vii. RICHARD RUSSELL, b. Abt. 1847, England.

viii. JAMES ROLFE RUSSELL, b. Mar 1851, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Notes for JAMES ROLFE RUSSELL:

Listed as "Rolfe" in 1860 Federal Census, town of Lisbon

More About JAMES ROLFE RUSSELL:

Census: 1870, Listed as "James Rolfe Rupell"

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. JOHN3 RUSSELL (JOHN2, RICHARD1) was born 04 May 1845 in England, and died 16 May 1917. He married LYDIA WEAVER 1870, daughter of JAMES WEAVER and ELIZABETH FIELDER. She was born 30 Jul 1842 in Town of Lisbon, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA, and died 01 Dec 1896.

More About JOHN RUSSELL:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Occupation 1: 1880, Married to Lydia, living in Pewaukee, operating a Boot & Shoe shop.

Occupation 2: 1870, Shoemaker living with parents' family

Residence: Cambria, Wisconsin

More About LYDIA WEAVER:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

More About JOHN RUSSELL and LYDIA WEAVER:

Marriage: 1870

 

Children of JOHN RUSSELL and LYDIA WEAVER are:

4. i. RICHARD KEMPER4 RUSSELL, b. 22 Jun 1873, Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 15 Nov 1965, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin.

ii. ETTA ANN RUSSELL, b. 06 Feb 1875, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 06 May 1886.

More About ETTA ANN RUSSELL:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. RICHARD KEMPER4 RUSSELL (JOHN3, JOHN2, RICHARD1) was born 22 Jun 1873 in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, and died 15 Nov 1965 in Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin. He married IDA EMILIE STENZEL 25 May 1898. She was born 28 Mar 1878 in Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died 27 May 1937 in Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin.

More About RICHARD RUSSELL and IDA STENZEL:

Marriage: 25 May 1898

 

Children of RICHARD RUSSELL and IDA STENZEL are:

i. LYDIA CHARLOTTE5 RUSSELL, b. 16 Feb 1899; d. 29 Nov 1972, Pasadena, California; m. MELVIN W. MACDONALD, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 1981, Pasadena, California.

More About LYDIA CHARLOTTE RUSSELL:

Burial: Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin

More About MELVIN MACDONALD and LYDIA RUSSELL:

Marriage: Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin

ii. LILLIAN MAY RUSSELL, b. 22 Apr 1900, Courtland, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 1967.

iii. LEORA ADA RUSSELL, b. 11 Jun 1901; d. 07 Nov 1953; m. RAYMOND SIMONSON, 12 Apr 1932.

More About RAYMOND SIMONSON and LEORA RUSSELL:

Marriage: 12 Apr 1932

iv. FLOYD KEMPER RUSSELL, b. 29 Jan 1903, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 16 Jun 1976, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. MARGARET MONIKA SCHIEFERT, 28 Sep 1935, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; b. 04 May 1906, Gibbon, Minnesota.

More About FLOYD RUSSELL and MARGARET SCHIEFERT:

Marriage: 28 Sep 1935, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin

v. MARGARET IDA RUSSELL, b. 14 Oct 1904, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 1979; m. HUGH WILLIAMS; b. 04 Jul 1898.

vi. JOHN WALDO RUSSELL, b. 03 Aug 1906, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 23 Jan 1960, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. (1) EDITH EUDORA ROTHNICK, 18 Feb 1930, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois; b. 04 Aug 1905, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 28 Jan 1990, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin; m. (2) AMELIA MARIE SMILANICH, 1940; b. 26 Dec 1912, Chisholm, Minnesota; d. 21 Sep 1996, Eau Clair, Eau Clair, Wisconsin.

More About JOHN WALDO RUSSELL:

Burial: Lakeview, Eau Clair, Wisconsin

More About JOHN RUSSELL and EDITH ROTHNICK:

Marriage: 18 Feb 1930, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois

More About AMELIA MARIE SMILANICH:

Burial: Lakeview, Eau Clair, Wisconsin

More About JOHN RUSSELL and AMELIA SMILANICH:

Marriage: 1940

vii. MARIAN EDITH RUSSELL, b. 25 Dec 1909, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 26 Oct 1965, Randolph, Dodge, Wisconsin; m. EDWIN WENDLANDT, 27 Aug 1928, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois; b. 04 Jul 1910, Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 29 Aug 1972.

More About EDWIN WENDLANDT and MARIAN RUSSELL:

Marriage: 27 Aug 1928, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois

viii. KENNETH JAMES RUSSELL, b. 01 Feb 1915, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; m. RUTH TESSMAN, 07 Oct 1939; b. 20 Jun 1918, Randolph, Dodge, Wisconsin; d. 14 Oct 1994, Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin.

More About KENNETH RUSSELL and RUTH TESSMAN:

Marriage: 07 Oct 1939

ix. CLAUDE SHERWOOD RUSSELL, b. 07 May 1919, Cambria, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 05 Dec 1978, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. (1) MARY MARGARET CLARK; b. 12 Dec 1922; d. 14 Sep 1957, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin; m. (2) BARBARA NELSON, 1959, Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin; b. 01 Nov 1931, Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin.

More About CLAUDE RUSSELL and BARBARA NELSON:

Marriage: 1959, Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin

 

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