Andrew Russell (Oregon Pioneer)

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Andrew Russell (Oregon Pioneer) (Russell)

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: NC, USA
Death: September 25, 1850 (75)
OR, USA
Place of Burial: Weston, OR, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Russell, Jr. and Elizabeth "Betsey" Russell
Husband of Mary 'Polly' Russell
Father of Able Russell; Hiram Russell and Abner Russell
Brother of John Russell; Ann Russell; Elizabeth Russell; Mary Robertson; William Russell and 2 others
Half brother of Matthew Russell; James A. Russell; Henry Franklin Russell; Andrew Russell; E. Jane Russell and 1 other

Managed by: Lisa Frances Davis
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About Andrew Russell (Oregon Pioneer)

Notes for ANDREW RUSSELL:

SOUTH PALMYRA TOWNSHIP from 1879 History of Macoupin County, Illinois

extracted by Mary Ann Stewart Kaylor

http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmacoup/history/palmyras.txt

The first mill was built by ANDREW RUSSELL. It was a very simple arrangement,

consisting of two burrs with a vertical shaft attached to the burrs and a crank at the top

which was turned by hand. During the severe winter of 1829 and '30 the settlers gathered

around this little mill with their corn and waited for their turn to grind. The next mill was

erected near the present town of Palmyra, by JAMES CAVE, in 1835; it was run by

horses or oxen, and was called the sweep mill. It certainly was a great improvement over

the hand mill.

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Andrew Russell (Oregon Pioneer)'s Timeline

1775
1775
NC, USA
1798
1798
Age 23
Georgia, United States
1805
January 9, 1805
Age 30
Jefferson, Georgia, United States
1832
January 1832
Age 57
IL, USA
1850
September 25, 1850
Age 75
OR, USA
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Weston, OR, USA