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--- Russell

--- RUSSELL was born ca 1675 and died ca 1720. He married Sarah ---.

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Children of --- Russell and Sarah ---
1. WILLIAM RUSSELL, b ca 1699 Culpepper Co., VA
2. Peter Russell, b ca 1703
3. Sarah Russell
4. Elizabeth Russell
5. Mary Russell

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William Russell

WILLIAM RUSSELL was born ca 1699 in Culpepper County, Virginia. He married ca 1730 to Mary Henley.

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Children of William Russell and Mary Henley
1. WILLIAM RUSSELL, b 1732 VA d 14 Jan 1793 Shenandoah Co., VA
2. Henry Russell, b ca 1735
3. Katherine Russell, b ca 1737

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William Russell

WILLIAM RUSSELL was born 1732 in Virginia, and died on 14 Jan 1793 in Shenandoah County, Virginia. He married (1) 1755 in Culpepper County, Virginia, to Tabitha Adams, daughter of Samuel Adams and Charity Courts. He married (2) ca. 1783 in Virginia to Elizabeth Henry Campbell.

William Russell was educated at William and Mary College. He led the first attempt to settle Kentucky in September of 1773. The party was ambushed by Indians and his eldest son and the eldest son of Daniel Boone were killed. The party became discouraged and turned back.

William was a Justice of Fincastle County, Va. He participated in the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1775. He was promoted to Colonel in 1776. William was captured by the British and held prisoner after the fall of Charleston in 1780. He was exchanged and rejoined the Continental Line. He was present at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown in 1781. Col. Russell was brevetted to the rank of Brigadier General. He was an original member of the Society of Cincinnati and was serving in the Virginia legislature at the time of his death. Russell County, Virginia is named for him.

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Children of William Russell and Tabitha Adams
1. Arthelia Russell, b Culpepper Co., VA
2. Katherine Russell, b Culpepper Co., VA
3. Henry Russell, b 1756
4. William Russell, b 06 Mar 1758 Culpepper Co., VA
5. Mary Henley Russell, b 1760 Culpepper Co., VA
6. Robert Spotswood Russell, b 28 Mar 1762 Culpepper Co., VA
7. John Coats Russell, b 1768,Culpepper Co., VA
8. SAMUEL Russell, b 1770 Clinch River, VA d 23 Oct 1835 Muhlenburg Co., KY
9. Celah Russell, b 02 Apr 1772 Clinch River, VA
10. Henley Russell, b 1774 Clinch River, VA
11. Chloe Russell, b 1776 Clinch River, VA
Children of William Russell and Elizabeth Campbell
1. Henry Winston Russell, b 1784 Aspenville, VA
2. Elizabeth Henry Russell, b 15 Sep 1785
3. Patrick Henry Russell, b 31 May 1786
4. Jane Robertson Russell, b 31 May 1788

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Samuel Russell

SAMUEL RUSSELL was born 1770 in Clinch River, Virginia, and died on 23 Oct 1835 in Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. He married on 13 Feb 1794 to Lucy Roberts, daughter of William Roberts and Jane Johnston.

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Children of Samuel Russell and Lucy Roberts
1. JANE RUSSELL
2. Henley C. Russell
3. Tabitha Adams Russell
4. Catherine Russell
5. Eliza Russell
6. Mary Russell
7. Samuel Russell
8. Robert Spotswood Russell

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Jane Russell

JANE RUSSELL was married in 1752 to Henley Moore, son of Samuel Moore and Charity Courts.

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Children of Jane Russell and Henley Moore
1. SAMUEL HENLEY MOORE, b 1753


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