Russell Family Bible
2015 translation by Phyllis Russell Franklin
Writing of John Rollen Russell born 1791, David Robertson Russell born 1821 and Martha Crawford
Russell born 1835 begins on the blank page of Bible ending the Old Testament.
Lightest pen writing appears to be that of John Rollen Russell, dark pen writing appears to be that of David Robertson Russell, additional writing some in pencil and some in ink appears to be that of Martha Crawford Russell, second wife of David Robertson Russell
Malachi IV -
End of old Testament
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William Green son of James and Sarah Blackwood died June 1891
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Reading left to right
David R Russell / Eliza M Duncan
and ElizaM Duncan / wife January 30 1823
were married January/
/David W Russell and
the 20, 1842/ Demaris Sneed Sept
David R. Russell and /December 18 1876
Martha A E Crawford/ J E Blackwood and
August the 2nd 1864/ Sarah F A Russell May
W E Smith and / the 2nd 1882
Emily F Russell on / T B Russell and
Nov the 23 1865/ Everline Bishop Nov 22 1885
Left side reading down
David R Russell and Eliza M Duncan were married January the 20, 1842
David R Russell and Martha A E Crawford August the 2nd 1864
W E Smith and Emily F Russell on November 22 1862
Right side reading down
Eliza M Duncan wife January 30, 1823
David W Russell and Demaris Sneed Sept - December 18 1876
J E Blackwood and Sarah F A Russell May the 2nd 1864
T B Russell and Everline Bishop Nov 22 1885
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October 13, 1848
David Warren January 21, 1850 -------- Died Sept the 15 1874 age 23 years 24 days of congestion of brain, Troy, Alabama
Eliza Lenora June 27, 1853
Catherine Eugenia November 30, 1856
James Bartow July 21, 1858
Sarah Jane (Mansford) Aug 19, 1861
Martha Ann Elizabeth second wife of DR, March 31, 1835
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Top to bottom transcription of birth record on left and death record on right when noted
Martha Ann Elizabeth
Second wife of J R Russell
and daughter of U P and Caroline M Crawford
March 31, 1835
Thomas Berlin June 24, 1865
Lou Orsa Bernice April 9 1868 Thurs ----Died March 19, 1951
Caroline Bennett April the 19th, 1870, Tuesday ---- Died Aug 8, 1937
John Pinson Acee July the 4th 1872 Thursday
Leroy Boyd March the 25, 1874
Aldora Alice January 11, 1876
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Caroline M Wife of U P Crawford died November the 1, 1869
Funeral by John Harris Junior, Text Job 30.23
For I know that there will bring me to death and to the house appointed for all living
Edward Bullock Feb the 27, 1871
Martha A Shierling May 19 1871 died in Webster County
Winright L Russell died Sept 22 1872 age 49 years
J R Russell March 18, 1873
U P Crawford March 13, 1873
??? J T Russell died January the 5th 1891
Robert M Crawford died July 17th 1884
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S. S. Scranton & Co
National Publishing Company, Cincinnati, and Memphis, Tenn.
R.C. Treat, Chicago; H. H. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco
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Birth of Carrie Browns Bluford ????
was born October the 29 1887 and died December the 15 1897
This appears to be the son of Caroline Bennett Russell and Mack Brown, Bluford Brown
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written on the back of page 10
Mrs F B C Russell died March 23, 1853
J R Russell March 18th 1873
Mrs Susanah Russell June 12, 1878
(not sure who this Susanah Russell is.)
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written on a blank page of the introduction to the New Testament page 54 of Russell Bible
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Chapter 56 - Jep Williams
appears to be noted speaker of passage