Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Isham RUSSELL, Jr. Family


Husband: Isham RUSSELL Jr.
Birthdate:Circa 1795
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 1835
Place of death: Copiah County, Mississippi
Burial: Copiah County, Mississippi
Father: Isham RUSSELL, Sr.
Mother: Elizabeth (WOODWARD?)

Marriage date: Circa 1810-1815
Marriage place: Mississippi

Wife: Elizabeth GILLESPIE
Birthdate:Circa 1800
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: Bef. 1850
Place of death: Copiah County, Mississippi
Burial: Copiah County, Mississippi
Father: Alexander Gilllespie?
Mother: unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Mary RUSSELL
Sex: Female
Birthdate: Circa 1815-1820
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 1866
Place of death: Arkansas
Burial: Arkansas
Marriage date: 26 April 1836
Marriage place: Copiah County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: Reuben ELLIS

Child No. 2: Elisha F. RUSSELL
Sex: Male
Birthdate: Circa 1818
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: Bef. 1900
Place of death: Louisiana
Burial: Louisiana
Marriage date: 1st. 29 January 1851; 2nd. 03 March 1859
Marriage place: 1st. Union Parish, Louisiana; 2nd. St. Helena Parish, Louisiana
Spouse's name: 1st. Elizabeth TAYLOR; 2nd. Martha Ann LEWIS

Child No. 3: Green Woodward RUSSELL
Sex: Male
Birthdate: Circa 1821
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 1849
Place of death: Rankin County, Mississippi
Burial: Rankin County, Mississippi
Marriage date: 21 May 1840
Marriage place: Rankin County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: Melissa STEEN (1823-1847)

Child No. 4: Martha Elizabeth RUSSELL
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 29 August 1821
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 06 September 1892
Place of death: Copiah County, Mississippi
Burial: Damascus Cemetery, Copiah County, Mississippi
Marriage date: 3 January 1843
Marriage place: Copiah County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: William A. KILPATRICK

Child No. 5: John G. RUSSELL
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 03 September 1824
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 09 April 1874
Place of death: Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Burial: Kay Cemetery, Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Marriage date: Circa 1851
Marriage place: Louisiana
Spouse's name: Winnie J. BLACKMAN

Child No. 6: Caroline RUSSELL
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1825
Birthplace: Louisiana
Death date: Bet. 1877-1885
Place of death: Union Parish, Louisiana
Burial: Union Parish, Louisiana
Marriage date: 07 January 1845
Marriage place: Copiah County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: Hayden Tillman PHILLIPS

Child No. 7: Sarah J. RUSSELL
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1832
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 16 August 1864
Place of death: Rankin County, Mississippi
Burial: Richland Cemetery (aka Plain Cemetery), Richland, Rankin County, Mississippi
Marriage date: 20 December 1854
Marriage place: Copiah County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: Irvin Eli NEELY
 
 
Documentation:
* Research of John Burnett of Kingsville,Texas.
* Administration Estate Record of Isham Russell, Jr. of Copiah County, Miss.
* Copiah County, Miss. Marriage Records,
* 1850 Census for Union Parish, Louisiana,
* Union Parish Marriage Records.

Notes:
* Isham Russell, Jr. served in the War of 1812. His sons John G. and Elisha F. (Known as E.F.) served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. John G. Russell served as a Private in Companies C and H, 27th Lousiana Infantry. He was listed on the Federal rolls of prisoners, captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss. Paroled at Natchitoches, Louisiana on June 10, 1865. Resided at that time in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Elisha F. Russell served as a 1st Sgt., 2nd Lieut. in Copnay H. 27th Louisiana Infantry. He served until the end of the war. Later he was listed in the 1880 census as an attorney in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
 

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