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Russell M Allison (1858 - 1875)

Russell M Allison
Born in Tennessee, United Statesmap
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[children unknown]
Died in Putnam, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Sep 2013
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Killed by Joe and Teke Braswell along with his brother. Braswell brothers were hanged. Russ was engaged to Miss Frankie Barnes when killed. He is buried in Rhea Cemetery next to his brother Joseph. See excellent write up of the murders and Brassel hanging in


  • Year: 1860; Census Place: District 11, Putnam, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1269; Page: 74; Image: 155; Family History Library Film: 805269
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: District 7, Putnam, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1554; Page: 151A; Image: 308; Family History Library Film: 553053
  • The Brassell Hanging by Spurlock
  • Allison Family of Orange Co NC by CLara H Miller pg 47.
  • Burlington Weekly Hawk-eye Burlington, Iowa. December 30, 1775 - Page 5.
  • A Tennessee Tragedy. Nashville American Dec. 15
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.


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