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  • Aaron Watson Lynch Russell (1830 - 1910)
    Birth: 1830 South Carolina, USA Death: Aug. 31, 1910 Union County Arkansas, USA Family links: Spouses: Margaret Elizabeth Gorman Russell (1838 - ____) Sarah Carrie Black Russell (1869 - 1923)...
  • Abigail Bridge (1668 - 1722)
  • Abigail Russell (1784 - 1842)
  • Abigail Russell (1666 - 1733)
    Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 1581, 1971
  • Abigail Hall (1717 - 1777)

About the Russell surname

Russell also Rossell is a Scottish, English or Irish name derived from the Anglo-Norman French nickname Rousel.[1] The nickname was a diminutive of the Old French Rous, meaning 'red.'[2] The nickname, with the -el added, likely originated to denote "the little red-haired one."

The name may also refer to Clan Russell, a Scottish armigerous clan.

Russell Family name Meaning "ruddy" or "red-haired" Region of origin Scotland, Ireland, England Related names Russel