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Subject: Russell; Henderson; Crookshanks; Burns;
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 10:33:37 EST

Looking for further information on the following family group(s)
Especially Thomas Russell and Helen Henderson and their ancestors and
Richard's wife Margaret Cruichshanks....

Sincere thanks,
Jim Wright 317 Lincoln St., Lowell, Mass. 01852

Richard Russell, cotton bleacher, born about 1810/1814 at Denny, Stirling son
of Thomas Russell, carrier and Helen Henderson. He married about 1840
Margaret Cruickshanks. She was born about 1821 at Falkirk, Stirling.
His death: 9 December 1865 Millheugh, Larkhall, Co. Lanark.Russell,
Richard 53 yrs, bleacher married to Margaret Crookshanks son of Thomas
Russell, carrier and Helen Russell ms Henderson cause Phthisis. Millheugh,
Larkhall, Co. Lanark at 53 years.
Margaret (Cruickshanks) Russell died 22 April, 1900 at Warwick, Rhode
Island at age 85. She is buried in Lowell, Massachusetts. Margaret's father's
name is listed as Robert and mother's maiden name listed as Brooks on her
death record.
issue: (family reconstructed from 1851, 1861 and 1871 census Millheugh,
Dalserf, Co. Lanark)

i.Thomas Russell born about 1840 Denny, Stirling. In 1851age10 a handloom
weaver. He died 1906.
ii. Robert Russell born about 1843 New Monkland, Lanark.
iii. Richard Russell born about 1844 Dalserf, Lanark. d.1921 He died 1921.
married Emma Bishop sb. 1846 sd. 1926.

+iv.John Russell born about December 1, 1846 Dalserf, Lanark.
(my great great grandfather)
v.Agnes Russell born about 1849 Dalserf, Lanark.
vi.Helen Russell born about 1854 Dalserf, Lanark.
vii.Charles Russell born 12 December 1855 Millheugh, Larkhall, Co. Lanark
son of Richard Russell, Journeyman Bleacher aged 41 years born Denny
Parish, Co.Stirling and Margaret Russell ms Crookshanks age 35 yrs born
Parish of Falkirk her 8th child married 1840 parish of Denny 6 boys & 2
living. Informant Richard Russell, father. In 1871 census Charles age
15 a coal
viii.Margaret Russell born 1858 Dalserf, Lanark. She died 1907.
ix.Ann Russell born 1860 Dalserf, Lanark.
x.Christina Russell born 1864, Larkhall.

+ John Russell son of Richard Russell and Margaret Cruickshanks born about
December 1, 1846. Marriage: 22 October, 1869, 207 High Street Dumbarton, co.
Dumbarton. Russell John 22 yrs carter (master) bachelor Larkhall Lanarkshire
son of Richard Russell, window blind finisher (decd) and Margaret Russell ms
Cruickshanks married Margaret Burns 22 yrs spinster 207 High Street Dumbarton
daur of James Weir Burns, boilermaker (foreman) and Elizabeth Burns ms Kennedy
(decd) witnesses: Andrew Gray, minister of Dumbarton, Richard Russell and
Maggie Newlands.
1 November 1890 Dist. of Rhode Island John Russell of Warwick intends
citizenship. Oath of Alligence taken 17 March 1894 John Russell born on or
about December 1, 1846 arrieved in u.s. on or about the 14, March 1888.
(possilby on liner named Dege or Diego as his son Albert was given Dege as
middle name). John Russell died 1910. Margaret (ms Burns) Russell died 1916.

issue: (from 1881 census Millheugh House Larkhall Co. Lanark & 1900 US

i.Richard Russell born about August 27, 1870 Larkhall.
Emmigrated to The States 1888 according to 1900 census.
married Clara Horne. Richard died 1962. Clara died 1943.
Issue: i. Mary Russell 1893-1978.
Richard's daughter Hazel M. Weil said in a letter dated January 28, 1983:
"My father visited Scotland in July 1914, stayed at his uncle's home, the
Burns in Glasgow, visited Larkhall, Millhugh called on various
aunts and
cousins. Two family names spoke of were Campbell and Watt as well
Russell and Burns."
ii. James Weir Bruns Russell about 1873 Millheugh. Died 1952.
married Helen Curley 24 Sept., 1900.
iii.Elizabeth Russell born about July 10, 1874 Millhugh.

+iv.David Crawford Miller Russell born about June 9, 1876 Millheugh.
(my great grandfather)

v.John Russell born about June 25 1878 Millheugh. John married Grace Allison
May 29, 1907. John emmigrated to The States 1889.
vi.Maggie C. Russell born about April 11, 1880 Millheugh. Emmigrated to The
States 1888. Maggie married 1.George Gilkenson January 1, 1901 at
Pontiac, Rhode Island. 2. Charles Wright.(different Wright)
vii.Agnes C. Russell born about September 10, 1886 Larkhall. Emmigrated to
States 1888 according to 1900 census. Agnes married 1.John W. Byrd
October 22, 1908 at Pontiac, Rhode Island. 2. Mr. Chandler.
viii.Albert Dege Russell born about May 30, 1889 Pontiac, Rhode Island.
married probably in Brooklyn, N.Y.
ix.Thomas Russell born about April 11, 1891 Pontiac, Rhode Island. Thomas
married Lettie Pratt February 11, 1914 at Ashland, Mass. Thos. died 1961.

David Crawford Miller Russell Birth: 9 June 1876 2 Millheugh Larkahll
District Co. Lanark, David Miller Crawford Russell son of John Russell, cloth
lapper and Margaret Russell ms Burns married 1869 Oct. 22 Dumbarton.
Informant John Russell, Father.
David C.M. Russell married 4 May, 1897 Addie Belle Fish, dau of James
Lanman Fish and Roxellana Smith at Pontiac, Rhode Island.
According to the 1900 US census for Pontiac Village, Kent County, Rhode
Island David immigrated to The States in 1889.
David died age 41 yrs -7 mos.-2 days in Lowell, Massachusetts on January
11, 1918 from fracture of base of skull (with other injuries) after being
struck by a passing train while at work in freight yard. He is buried at
Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts.
His wife Addie Belle (Fish) Russell died age 42 yrs. 1 mo. 9 days in
Lowell, Massachusetts on April 27, 1916 from Lobar Pneumonia. Addie is buried
with her husband at Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts. David and Addie
last resided at 134 Hale St., Lowell, Mass.

Thank you for any help finding more about ancestors of the Russell and
connected family's above

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