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John Russell, of Cambridge

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 06, 1733 (88)
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William Russell, of Cambridge and Martha Hall
Husband of Elizabeth Russell
Father of John Russell; Thomas Russell; Martha Russell; Benjamin Russell; David Russell and 5 others
Brother of Martha Gleason; Phillip Russell; Thomas Russell; Jason Russell; Joyce Rice and 4 others

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About John Russell, of Cambridge

From Descendants of William Russell, Cambridge, Mass., about 1640 (Google eBook) Hezekiah Stone Russell. Eagle Publishing Company, 1900 - 52 pages. Page 6

SECOND GENERATION.

5. John Russell, b. Cambridge. Mass., Sept. 11, 1645, d. March 6, 1733, m. Elizabeth Fiske, b. probably 1654, daughter of David Fiske, probably by his first wife Lydia Cooper, who died Nov. 29, 1654. David Fiske was son of David, who was at Watertovvn 1638.

John Russell was at Cambridge Farms, Mass. at the organization of the parish in 1693, and was the largest subscriber for the meeting house. He was one of the original members of the church in 1696, and his wife removed her relations to the church in Lexington soon after from Cambridge.

He was not only a man of wealth, but was an active and valuable citizen, and filled various offices in the parish and. town.

There was another John Russell, who removed to Wethersfield, Ct.

Children, b. Lexington, Mass.:

  • 12 I. John, b. Nov. 9, 1671, m. Rebecca .
  • 13. II. Thomas, b. Sept. 13, 1673.
  • 14. III. Martha, b. Sept. 1, 1675, d. Dec. 7, 1675.
  • 15. IV. Benjamin, b. April 2, 1677.
  • 16. V. Abigail, b. April 1S, 1686.
  • 17. VI. Patience, b. May 27, 16SS. 1S.
  • VIII. Esther, b. Dec. 19, 1700

There were possibly other children.


Married circa 1670.

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John Russell, of Cambridge's Timeline

1645
January 11, 1645
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1671
November 9, 1671
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1673
September 13, 1673
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1675
August 1, 1675
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1677
April 2, 1677
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1679
November 13, 1679
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1679
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686
July 23, 1686
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1688
April 18, 1688
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony