About John Russell, WS
"Russell, James, of Braidshaw - Fourth son of James Russell of Kingseat, Peebleshire. Born December 1672. Died 27th January 1759. Married:
- 29th August 1698, Maria, third daughter of Andrew Russell, Merchant, Rotterdam;
- 1706, Ursala, daughter of Claud Alexander of Newton; and
- 1720, Mary, daughter of the Rev. W. Anderson, Minister of West Caldor."
SOURCE: A history of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, page 176