Gertrude (Leveson-Gower) Russell

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

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Gertrude "Duchess of Bedford" Russell formerly Leveson-Gower
Born in Trentham, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 2 Apr 1737 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Chenies, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 27 Apr 2019 | Created 30 Nov 2008
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Gertrude (Leveson-Gower) Russell was a member of aristocracy in England.

Biography

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

Sources

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


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Gertrude is 21 degrees from Danielle Liard, 14 degrees from Jack London and 9 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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