50. John M Russel & 51. Elizabeth J Crunk
1800, Elizabeth born in KY, d/o 103. Nancy ?.
1801, John born in GA.
Bef. 1824, John married Elizabeth.
(S) 1830 Census, TN, Lincoln Co. John is age 30-40. He has 1 son under 5 and 1 age 5-10. He has 2 daughters under 5, and 1 age 5-10. His wife is age 30-40.
1839, John Russell has 310 acres valued at $2000. (S) 1839 Mashall Co. Tax list.
(S) 1840 Census, TN, Marshall Co. [Marshall formed from Lincoln in 1836] John is age 30-40. He has a son 10-15, a daughter under 5, 2 between 5 and 10, and a wife age 40-50.
1840, John Russell has 310 acres valued at $2000. (S) 1840 Mashall Co. Tax list.
1841, John Russell has 514 acres valued at $2800. (S) 1841 Mashall Co. Tax list.
11/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, TN, Marshall Co. John M Russell, age 49, and wife Elinda J, age 50, live near their children. Elizabeth’s mother Nancy Crunk, born 1788 in VA lives with her grandchildren. All children in the 1850 census. The youngest 7 children had attended school within the last year.
6/29/1860, (S) 1860 Census, TN, Marshall Co., Belfast. Thomas Russell, age 32 [Elijah T], is the head of the extended family. A farmer, Thomas has assets valued at $6500. Molly, born 1830 appears to be his wife. John M Russell, age 59, lives with his son and is a farmer. Elizabeth “EJ” is 60. Rhoda E does housework. Elizabeth, age 20, also does housework. John is a waggoner. George is a farmer asst.
Children of John and Elizabeth:
i. Sarah T Russell, born 1826 in TN.
1/19/1854, Sarah married John F Bigger. (S) Marshall Co. Marriages, P68.
ii. Elijah Thomas Russell, born 1827 in TN.
6/29/1860, (S) 1860 Census, TN, Marshall Co., Belfast. Thomas Russell, age 32 [Elijah T], is the head of the extended family.
iii. Mary A Russell, born 1831 in TN.
10/30/1851 in Marshall Co., Mary married James D Dyer. (S) Marshall Co. Marriages, P60.
(S) 1860 Census, TN, Marshall Co., Belfast. JD and Mary have 3 children. JD is a mechanic.
iv. Martha A Russell, born 1833 in TN.
4/1/1855, Martha married Samuel Causbie, brother of Rhoda’s husband. (S) Marshall Co. Marriages, P73.
[See Samuel for additional information.]
1922, Martha died.
v. Rebecca Russell, born 1836 in TN.
4/28/1858, Rebecca married Nathan Petty. (S) Marshall Co. Marriages, P85.
vi. Rhoda Ellen Russell (25), born 1838 in TN.
vii. Elizabeth Caroline Russell, born 5/22/1839 in TN.
7/3/1871, Elizabeth died; buried in New Hope Cem., Petersburg, Marshall Co, TN.
viii. John H Russell, born 1841 in TN.
ix. George W Russell, born 11/25/1844 in TN.
9/30/1863, George died; buried in New Hope Cem., Petersburg, Marshall Co, TN.