Name: James S. RUSSELL
Given Name: James S.
Birth: 7 Feb 1791 in South Carolina
Death: 23 Nov 1881 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Burial: Nov 1881 Fairview Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia
Military Service 4 Feb 1815 Enlisted, Pendleton District, South Carolina
Military Service 24 Mar 1815 Discharged, Pendleton Dist, SC
Census: 1820 Enumerated in Abbeville District, S. C.
[Note: The original 96 District of S.C. took in the northwestern corner
of the present state of South Carolina. It was subdivided in a number of
ways, with counties and districts. Pendleton District encompassed several
counties, and Abbeville retained papers of the entire 96 District
probates for the early period.
1766-1777 Pendleton Dist., SC part of Indian Boundary.
1785 Ninety-six District formed
1786 Greenville District formed
1791-1799 Pendleton Dist., Greenville Dist., and Washington Dist.
1800 Pendleton District
1826 Anderson County and Pickens County
1791 FEBRUARY 7
JAMES S. RUSSELL was born.
1798 MARCH 20
NANCY AKINS born Franklin Co., GA
1814 December 1
JAMES S. RUSSELL drafted in Pendleton District, SC, into SC Militia
1815 FEBRUARY 4 to MARCH 24, 1815
WAR OF 1812 INDEX TO PENSION FILES - White
JAMES RUSSELL, Surveyor's Certificate 22537,
srv Capt. Caleb Barton's Company South Carolina Mil
JAMES S. RUSSELL is credited with service in Capt. Caleb Barton's
Pendleton District, S. C. from February 4, 1815 to March 24,
1818 MARCH 20
JAMES S. RUSSELL and NANCY AKIN married Franklin County, Georgia
[ref: pension application]
Other unidentified Franklin Co., GA, RUSSELL marriages:
RUSSEL, James 08 APR 1817 Mary MILLER
RUSSEL, Martin 02 MAR 1815 Polly HANES
RUSSELL, James 03 APR 1817 Ann ECHOLS(?)
RUSSELL, Margaret 22 DEC 1829 Caleb HILL
RUSSELL, Sallie 02 NOV 1813 Francis CALLOWAY
1818 OCTOBER 11
George Washington RUSSELL born in S. C.
1820 Census JAMES S. RUSSELL was enumerated with his family in Abbeville
Co., South Carolina.
[Other Russell family heads were James, Josiah, John, Thomas, David,
Mathew, James, William, Jr.]
Mary RUSSELL born in S. C.
1822 APRIL 8
John M. RUSSELL born in S. C.
1823 DECEMBER 3
JAMES S. RUSSELL, Abbeville Co., SC, guardian bond.
Abstracts of Old 96 & Abbeville District Wills & Bonds, p. 394,
box 106, pack 2782.
Robert EMERSON and Sarah EMERSON
George A. MILLER, James, Sr., JAMES S. RUSSELL bound to Moses
Abbeville Dist. Sum $200.00.
George A. Miller made guardian of Robert EMERSON & Sarah EMERSON,
minors or Mary EMERSON, deceased.
Abstracts, box 106, pack 2783. 3 December 1823
Henry EMERSON, JAMES RUSSELL bound to Moses TAGGART sum $100.00.
Henry EMERSON made guardian of William McCurdy EMERSON, a minor.
1824 OCTOBER 17
Thomas Akins RUSSELL was born in Anderson, SC, according to census
1828 MAY 10
JAMES S. RUSSELL sold 252 1/2 acres on Devils Creek to Samuel
in Anderson Co., SC, Index to Deeds, [B] page 8 S-282.
In 1828, JAMES S. RUSSELL lived on Beaver Ruin Creek in the western
part of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and resided there until the death of
John LAMAR, when JAMES bought a farm on Pugh's Creek, moved to it,
remodeled the mills and added a wool factory made by his own hands and
did a prosperous business with both [Judge Winn].
Being a most excelle
Nancy Caroline AKINS b: 19 Mar 1798 in Georgia or South Carolina
20 Mar 1818
in Franklin County, Georgia
- George Washington, Sr. RUSSELL b: 11 Oct 1818 in South Carolina
- Mary Jane RUSSELL b: Jun 1820 in South Carolina
- John M. RUSSELL b: 8 Apr 1822 in South Carolina
- Thomas Akins RUSSELL b: 17 Oct 1824 in Anderson, South Carolina
- Martha Ann RUSSELL b: 29 May 1829 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- William Wilson RUSSELL b: Abt. 1830 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Joseph Franklin RUSSELL b: 31 Mar 1833 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Nancy Caroline RUSSELL b: 20 Oct 1835 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Nathan C. RUSSELL b: 19 Mar 1838 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Sarah Elizabeth RUSSELL b: 1841 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Margaret Harriet RUSSELL b: 26 Sep 1842 in Gwinnett County, Georgia