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Jane Merle (Pennel) Russell (1811 - 1863)

Jane Merle Russell formerly Pennel
Born in Casey, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married 17 Jan 1833 in Vermillion, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jun 2018
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Jane was born in 1811. She was the daughter of John Pennel and Milley Hunter. She passed away in 1863.

1850 census

In Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana.[1]

Richard Russell: age 38; male; Farmer; real estate 200; born in Virginia; cannot read.
Jane Russell: age 39; female; born in Kentucky; cannot read.
Alva Russell: age 16; male; born in Indiana.
Elizabeth Russell: age 13; female; born in Indiana.
John W. Russell: age 11; male; born in Indiana.
William Russell: age 9; male; born in Indiana.
Nancy Russell: age 7; female; born in Indiana.
Joseph Russell: age 5; male; born in Indiana.
Mary Russell: age 2; female; born in Indiana.


  1. 1850 U.S. census, Vermillion, Indiana, population schedule, Helt Township, p. 27B, dwelling 386, family 391, household of Richard Russell; digital images, Ancestry ( : accessed 26 Jun 2018); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 177.
  • Vermillion, Indiana, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001, 1 (1824-1838): 72, Russell-Pennell, 1833; digital images, Operations, Inc., Ancestry ( : accessed 27 Jun 2018).

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