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John Russell

Birthdate: (65)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Russell, 3rd Baronet of Chippenham; Frances Russell and Frances Russell
Husband of Joanna Thurbarne; Mary Russell and Rebecca Russell
Father of Frances Rivett; Charles Russell; Elizabeth Greenhill and Mary RUSSELL
Brother of Frances Elizabeth Frankland; Sir William Russell, 4th Baronet of Chippenham (later of Hampton); Christian RUSSELL and Rich RUSSELL

Occupation: governor of fort william, bengal
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About John Russell

John Russell (14 October 1670 – 5 December 1735) was an administrator of the English East India Company.

The posthumous third son of Sir John Russell, 3rd Baronet, he was on his mother's side a grandson of Oliver Cromwell. On 17 December 1697, he married Mary Eyre, sister of Sir Charles Eyre. They had one son and three daughters:

Col. Charles Russell (1700–1754), colonel of the 34th Regiment of Foot, married Mary Johanna Cutts Revett, daughter of Col. Edmund Revett, and had issue, including Sir John Russell, 8th Baronet Frances Russell, married John Revett, son of Col. Edmund Revett, became bedchamber woman to Princess Amelia of Great Britain Mary Russell, married Josiah Holmes, without issue Elizabeth Russell, married Samuel Greenhill, mother of John Russell Greenhill John served as President of Bengal in the early eighteenth century.[1]

On 7 September 1715, after returning from India, he married Joanna, the daughter and heiress of John Thurbane, of Chequers, and widow of Col. Edmund Revett. They had one daughter, Anne, who died an infant.

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John Russell's Timeline

1670
October 14, 1670
1700
1700
Age 29
1701
1701
Age 30
1704
1704
Age 33
1735
December 5, 1735
Age 65
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