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Jason Russell Sr (1717 - 1775)

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Jason Russell Sr
Born in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Categories: American Revolution.

Jason Russell Sr served during the American Revolution
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Jason Russell was born on January 25, 1717, in Cambridge, MIddlesex, Massachusetts. He was the son of Hubbard and Elizabeth (Dickson) Russell. Jason married Elizabeth Winship on January 28, 1740, in Cambridge. They had 9 children: Jason, Elizabeth, John, Hubbard, Thomas, Noah, Elizabeth, Mary, and Noah. Jason was " "barbarously murdered in his own House Gages' bloody Troops" " on April 19, 1775, in Arlington, MIddlesex, Massachusetts. He was shot twice and bayoneted eleven times. At the time of his death, Jason was an invalid, and a noncombatant. Elizabeth, his widow, died on August 11, 1786, in Arlington.


  • Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • History of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed February 2, 2015), "Record of Jason Russell, Sr ", Ancestor # A098381.

"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2014-11-30), entry for Jason /Russell/.

  • History of Cambridge


Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile. This person was created on 27 March 2011 through the import of fitzmaster032511.ged

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