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  • ID: I90832771
  • Name: James S. RUSSELL
  • Given Name: James S.
  • Surname: Russell
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 Feb 1791 in South Carolina
  • Death: 23 Nov 1881 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
  • Title: Colonel
  • Burial: Nov 1881 Fairview Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia
  • Event: Military Service 4 Feb 1815 Enlisted, Pendleton District, South Carolina
  • Event: Military Service 24 Mar 1815 Discharged, Pendleton Dist, SC
  • Census: 1820 Enumerated in Abbeville District, S. C.
  • Note:
    REFN: 659
    [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
    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.]
    1820 JUNE
    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
    TAGGART, Ord.,
    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
    birth place
    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

    Marriage 1 Nancy Caroline AKINS b: 19 Mar 1798 in Georgia or South Carolina
    • Married: 20 Mar 1818 in Franklin County, Georgia
    1. Has Children George Washington, Sr. RUSSELL b: 11 Oct 1818 in South Carolina
    2. Has Children Mary Jane RUSSELL b: Jun 1820 in South Carolina
    3. Has Children John M. RUSSELL b: 8 Apr 1822 in South Carolina
    4. Has Children Thomas Akins RUSSELL b: 17 Oct 1824 in Anderson, South Carolina
    5. Has Children Martha Ann RUSSELL b: 29 May 1829 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    6. Has No Children William Wilson RUSSELL b: Abt. 1830 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    7. Has No Children Joseph Franklin RUSSELL b: 31 Mar 1833 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    8. Has No Children Nancy Caroline RUSSELL b: 20 Oct 1835 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    9. Has No Children Nathan C. RUSSELL b: 19 Mar 1838 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    10. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth RUSSELL b: 1841 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
    11. Has Children Margaret Harriet RUSSELL b: 26 Sep 1842 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
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