Gertrude (Leveson-Gower) Russell
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Gertrude (Leveson-Gower) Russell (1715 - 1794)

Gertrude "Duchess of Bedford" Russell formerly Leveson-Gower
Born in Trentham, Staffordshire, Englandmap
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Wife of — married 2 Apr 1737 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 79 in Chenies, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2008
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European Aristocracy
Gertrude Leveson-Gower was a member of the aristocracy in England.


Gertrude (Leveson-Gower) Russell, Duchess of Bedford (1715-1794) was the daughter of John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower and Lady Evelyn Pierrepont. She was born on 15th February 1714 at Trentham in Staffordshire and Baptized on 11th March 1714 at St. Anne Church, Soho in Westminster, London.[1][2]

She married Lt.-Gen. John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, son of Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford and Elizabeth Howland, on 2 April 1737. She died on 1 July 1794 at age 79.

Children of Hon. Gertrude Leveson-Gower and Lt.-Gen. John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford

  1. Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock+ b. 27 Sep 1739, d. 22 Mar 1767
  2. Lady Caroline Russell+ b. Jan 1742/43, d. 26 Nov 1811


  1. Original data: England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  2. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.

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