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James Russell (1681 - 1748)

James Russell
Born in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Husband of — married 10 Jan 1706 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died at age 66 in Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Aug 2009
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James Russell was born on July 23, 1681 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, U. He was the son of Philip Russell and Joanna Cutler. James russell married Mary Mercy Howe on 10 Jan 1705 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts. He passed away on 1 Apr 1748, possibly in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

2nd generation Descendant of William Russell of Cambridge


  • Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 November 2020), James Russell, 10 Jan 1705; citing Marriage, Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009468.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 23 August 2021), memorial page for James Russell (23 Jul 1681–1 Apr 1748), Find A Grave: Memorial #65869466, citing Old Burying Ground, Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bushnell (contributor 47234417) .


Thank you to Robert Keniston for creating WikiTree profile Russell-6084 through the import of Lucy Russell - Anc 2013-11-01.ged on Nov 1, 2013.

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Russell-6084 and Russell-29 appear to represent the same person because: Same wife
posted by Gillby Weldon

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