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Benjamin Franklin Russell

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Vernon, Jackson, Louisiana, United States
Death: April 12, 1934 (75)
Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Guest Guest Russell and ? Russell
Husband of Martha Ann Russell
Father of Ezra Russell and Alva Russell
Brother of Elizabeth Tullos; Botner Russell; Huston Russell and James Blanchard Russell

Managed by: Blanchard (Gil) Gilmore
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About Benjamin Franklin Russell

Benjamin's mother died during the Civil War, when he was only 5 years old. His father died of malaria in 1868 after surviving the Civil War conflict. Ben was 9 years old at the time of his father's death. After the death of his parents Benjamin and his brothers lived with their married sisters and other relatvies until they were old enough to be on their own. Most of this time was spent in Winn Parish and West Catahoula Parish. After his marriage to Martha Ann, they lived for a short time in the Little Chickasaw community, moved to Texas for two years and moved back to the Little Chickasaw community in West Catahoula Parish (Now LaSalle Parish) The information on Benjamin was obtained from the "History of LaSalle Parish and its families" Vol 1 ISBN 0-88107-141-2 Copyright Curtis Media Corporation 1989, in Dallas Texas. By LaSalle Parish Genealogical Association, Louise DeMars Windham Project Coordinator. The information on Benjamin was supplied by Juanita Russell Bonnette.

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Benjamin Franklin Russell's Timeline

January 10, 1859
Vernon, Jackson, Louisiana, United States
Age 22
November 2, 1885
Age 26
April 12, 1934
Age 75
Louisiana, United States