Richard Russell, Esq. (1611 - 1676)

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Nicknames: "Honorable Richard Russell"
Birthplace: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, UK
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Richard Russell, Esq.

Speaker General Court Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1654-56

Note: "Rev. John Eliot's Records of the First Church in Roxbury, Mass.," Communicated by William B. Trask, Esq., of Boston; NEHGR, July 1879, Vol. 33, Page 298: "1676, month 3, day 16. Mr. Russell* Buryed, a godly man, another gap on our Bench."

  • "Hon. Richard Russell, of Charlestown, died May 14, 1676, in the 65th year of his age. He had been one of the selectmen of the town, a member of the artillery company, representative, speaker, treasurer of the colony, and Assistant."

WILL: dated 29 Mar 1674, proved 18 May 1676

IMMIGRATION: ship "St. John" 1639/40, Richard Russel and partners, Masters, Stephen Goodyear of New Haven, Owner as 26 Jan 1639/40, transporting 250 passengers to New England, (Adams, 209)

Sources

  1. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, MA, 1629-1818. Thomas Bellows Wyman, Publication: Boston: 1879 pg. 829

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Hon. Richard Russell's Timeline

1611
1611
Hereford, County of Herefordshire, UK
1620
1620
Age 9
Bristol, Gloucester, England
1640
October 4, 1640
Age 29
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1642
1642
Age 31
1654
August 9, 1654
Age 43
1676
May 14, 1676
Age 65
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
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