Mahlon Henry Russell & Arabella West McGill

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Family Group Report

Husband

Mahlon H. Russell

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 27 Dec 1830 Loudon, Virginia  (full birth-date on tombstone, birth-place on dau. Edna's death-certificate)
Marriage c1874  
Death 22 Aug 1905 Hampshire, West Virginia  [ death-register - line 1 ]
Burial Russell Cemetery, Levels, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Mahlon Henry Russell
his Mother Mary Ann Moore
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Heart Disease
Wife

Arabella West McGill

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth *31 Jul 1849 Frederick, Maryland (birth-place on daughter, Edna's death-certificate)
Death 25 Sep 1929 Okonoko, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #12414 ]
Burial Russell Cemetery, Levels, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Edward McGill (born in Maryland)
her Mother Mary E. White (born in Maryland)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cerebral hemorrhage (at age 80y-1m-24d)
*birth-date difference: 31 Jul 1849 on tombstone; 1 Aug 1849 on death-certificate
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Mary Edith Russell
"Edith M."
b 12 Apr 1874 Hampshire, WV  (birth date/place on death-certificate) [ sp. 1871-1956 d.c.]
m 23 Apr 1895 Hampshire, WV  [ marriage-register page 35, 35th row ] David Franklin Strock
d 19 Feb 1954 Charleston, Kanawha, WV  [ death-certificate #2827 ] bur: Maplewood Cem. (Elkins)
2 M Henry McGill Russell b *3 Jan 1876 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 50, line 13 ] "never married" on d.c.
m      
d 7 Sep 1963 Okonoko, Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate #13334 ] bur: Russell Cemetery
3 F Edna Hester Russell b 28 May 1877 Okonoko, Hampshire, WV  (birth date/place on death-cert.) [ sp. 1866-1927 d.c.]
m 28 Feb 1911 Hampshire, WV  [ marriage-register page 16, line 32 ] Gilbert Proctor Miller
d 11 Jun 1948 Elkins, Randolph, WV  [ death-certificate #8404 ] bur: Romney, WV
4 F Virginia May Russell b 13 Dec 1879 Okonoko, Hampshire, WV  [ delayed-cert-of-birth ] [ sp. 1877-1953 d.c.]
m     Mark Stanley Wilson
d 17 Jan 1955 Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV  [ death-certificate #861 ] bur: Mt. View Cem.
5 M Edward Moore Russell b Jun 1881 Hampshire, WV  (birth mo/year from 1900 census) (sp. 1882-1955)
m     Effie E. Beggs
d 1949    
6 F Julia A. Russell b 1 Jun 1884 Hampshire, WV  (birth date from tombstone) (sp. 1877-1962)
m 29 Sep 1909 Hampshire, WV  [ marriage-register page 14, line 1 ] George Lackey Gassman
d 28 Aug 1939 Carroll, MD  (death-date from tombstone) bur: Meadow Branch Cem
7 F Ann Louisa Russell b 5 Feb 1888 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 124, line 77 ] [ sp. 1884-1945 d.c. ]
m 24 Apr 1907 Hampshire, WV  [ marriage-register page 4, line 13 ] George W. Wilson
d 4 Jan 1975   bur: Elkins, WV
Notes about Children:
2) Henry M. Russell - birth date 3 Jan 1876 is from his tombstone and death-certificate; "Mar 1876" is on the birth-register page.

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Mahlon H. Russell Spouse: Arabella W. McGill
Date / Place of Birth: 1830 / Virginia Date / Place of Birth: 1849 / Maryland
Date / Place of Death: 1905 / Hampshire, WV Date / Place of Death: 1929 / Hampshire, WV
Marriage Date / Place: c1874
1850 ST MD COUNTY: Frederick Twp Buckeys Town District Pg#  
1-year-old Arrabelle W. McGill is with her parents, Edward McGill (age 25) and Mary E. (age 18). and brother: Benjamin F. (age 2)
1860 ST MD COUNTY: Frederick Twp Buckeys Town District Pg# no. 290
11-year-old Arabella McGill is with her parents, Edward McGill (age 43) and Mary (age 31).
Siblings: Franklin (13), Hester (7), Edward (4) and Kate (2).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Springfield Township Pg# no. 3
40-year-old Mahlon H. Russell (Ret. Merchant, Real-Estate value $1100; Personal-Estate value $4000) is living in the M. Hampton household.
1870 ST MD COUNTY: Washington Twp District No. 2; PO: Williamsport Pg# no. 4
19-year-old Arabella McGill is with her parents, Edward H. McGill (age 53) & Mary E. (age 41). Siblings: Benjamin F. (22), Mary H. (15), Edward W. Jr. (14), Catharine (12), and Ella (10). Other household member: Mountjoy Truman (18).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:29; Springfield Township Pg# no. 14
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Russell, Mahlon H. (head) 49 VA VA-VA; married; Dry Goods Merchant
", Arabella W. (wife) 31 MD MD-MD; married; Keeping house
", Mary E. (dau) 6 WV VA-MD
", Henry M. (son) 4 WV VA-MD
", Edna H. (dau) 3 WV VA-MD
", Virginia M. (dau) 6/12 WV VA-MD; born December 1879
Shawen, Elizabeth (servant) 39 WV WV-WV; Does House work
Lines 44-50; Enum-Dwelling #96; Enum-Family #99
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:32; Springfield District Pg# Sheet 1B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Russell, Mahlon H. (head) 69 VA VA-VA; born Dec 1830, married-26-years; Farmer
", Arabelle, W. (wife) 50 WV MD-VA; born July 1849; married-26-years; 7-children-born / 7-living
", Henry M. (son) 24 WV VA-MD; born Jan 1876; single; Farm Laborer
", Edna H. (dau) 23 WV VA-MD; born May 1877; single
", Virginia M. (dau) 20 WV VA-MD; born Dec 1879; single
", Edward N. (dau) 18 WV VA-MD; born June 1881; single: Farm Laborer; attended sch 5 months during year
", Julia B. (dau) 15 WV VA-MD; born June 1884; single; attended school 5 months during the year
", Anna L. (dau) 12 WV VA-MD; born Feb 1888; single; attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 76-83; Enum-Dwelling #19; Enum-Family #19; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #10
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:41; Springfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 4A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Russell, Mahan H. (head)* 60 MD MD-MD; widow; 7-children-born / 7-living *(Mrs. Mahlon H. - Mahlon died in 1905)
", Henry M. (son) 34 WV VA-MD; Farmer, General; O.A.
", Edna H. (dau) 32 WV VA-MD; none
Miller, Nora (servant) 12 WV WV-WV; Cook, Private family; W.; attended school during the year
Thomas, Michial (servant) 68 WV MD-US; Laborer, General Farm; W.
Lines 13-17; Enum-Dwelling #61; Enum-Family #61; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #47
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:53; Springfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 9B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Russel, Henry (head) 44 WV VA-MD; single; Farmer, General Farm; E.
", Arabella (mother) 70 MD MD-MD; widow
Ullery, May (servant) 41 WV WV-WV; single; Servant, Privant Family; W.
Lines 83-85; Enum-Dwelling #176; Enum-Family #179; Farm-Schedule #87

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