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1896, Loretta Van Kuren, who d. May 14, 1910. No
children. Resides at Flint, Mich.

ii. JOHNITON L., b. Nov. 10, 1861; m. March 4, 1894,
Agnes Chapman. No children. Resides at Flint,
Mich.
107. iii. MARY ALICE, b. May 14, 1863.

iv. IDA E., b. Aug. 10, 1865; m. March 15, 1893, William

P. Straw. No children. Resides at Clio, Mich.
TOR. v. NELLIE A., b. April 21, 3867.
109. vi. EMMA F., b. Oct. 16, 1868; d. March 21, 1905.



52. HARRIET PERRY S (Sarah Russell, 4 Howl and Russell,*
Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon^), daughter of Jonathan and
Sarah (Russell) Perry, was born Dec. 5, 1830, died June
11, 1857. She married May 18, 1851, Ozias Smith Millard,
born June 6, 1827, died Jan. 2, 1900. They lived at Neenah
and New London, Wis. Children :

110. i. OZIAS HIRAM, b. April 5, 1852; d. Ar>ril 3, 1893.
ii. RUSSELL P., b. Aug. 26, 1853; d. 1854.



53. ABNER PERRY S (Sarah Russell,* Roivland Russell, 3
Rebecca" Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of Jonathan and Sarah
(Russell) Perry, was born Jan. 8, 1835, and died July 30,
1917, in Kendall, Wis., where lie resided. He married
June 11, 1864, Mary C. Carver. Children :

i. RUSSELL W., b. Apr. 11, 1865; m. Nov. 28, 1894, Caro-
line Louise Koss. No children. Resides at Baraboo.
Wis.



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 131



111. ii. Lois, b. May 2, 1867.

112. iii. LOUISA, b. May 2, 1867.

113. iv. HARRIET, b. Dec. 2, 1869.

114. v. ELIPHALET D., b. May 28, 1872.
vi. FRANK, b. May 18, 1878; d. unm.

115. vii. SARAH E., b. July 22, 1880.



54. CORDELIA K. RUSSELL S (Peter Russell* Rowland
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 }, daughter of Peter
and Almira (Rowland) Russell, was born April 20, 1843.
She married Stephen L. Myers, and resides at Milford,
Mich. Son :

i. CHAUNCEY P., b. Jan. 6, 1871. Besides at Milford,
Mich.



55. CHARLES H. RUSSELL S (John C. Russell* Rowland
Russell, 5 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 }, son of John C. and
Eliza A. (Lane) Russell, was born Nov. 22, 1837, and died
Aug. 5, 1880. He married (1) April 12, 1860, Emily A.
Scan*; (2) July 14, 1875, Esther B. Brockway. Children:

By first marriage:

i. ALSON W., b. Nov. 25, 1860; unm. Resides at Fargo,

N. D.

ii. CLARENCE J., b. May 11, 1868; m. Mamie E. Wilson.
No children. Resides at Detroit, Mich., where he
is in the cigar business.

By second marriage:

iii. HERBERT L., b. June 12, 1876; m. Orpha Bilton. No
children. Resides at Detroit, Mich.



56. WALLACE H. RUSSELL S (John C. Russell* Rowland
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 -}, son of John C. and
Eliza A. (Lane) Russell, was born Aug. 14, 1844. He
married Oct. 15, 1866, Sarah A. Boies, and lives at Flint,
Mich. Children :

i. ISABELLA G., b. March 15, 1868; m. Jan. 22, 1890,

Charles H. Western. No surviving -children.
116. ii. TIMOTHY J., b. Aug. 28, 1869.

iii. HARRIET M., b. Aug. 25, 1872; d. Dec. 11, 1907, unm.



57. EDWIN A. RUSSELL S (John C. Russell* Ron-land
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of John C. and



132 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

Eliza A. (Lane) Russell, was born June 25, 1848, and died
April 11, 1896. He married April 28, 1870, Mary M. Sel-
lick, who died Dec. 15, 1896. They lived at Flint, Mich.
Children:

117. i. MABEL L., b. Aug. 7, 3871.

118. ii. JAMES FLOYD, b. July 18, 1873.



58. LYDIA ANN RUSSELL S (Nicholas Russell* Howland
Russell, 3 Rebecca, 2 Howland, Gideon*), daughter of Nicholas
and Catherine R. (Coe) Russell, was born Nov. 19, 1838, and
died Nov. 8, 1874. She married Dec. 31, 1857, Jerome B.
Kesler, who died April 18, 1908, and they lived at Mill-
ington, Mich. Children:

i. ALMON J. N., b. Nov. 1, 1858; d. young.

119. ii. WILLIAM E., b. July 29, 1861.

120. iii. FREDERIC LAFAYETTE, b. July 7, 1863.

121. iv. ELLA I., b. June 29, 1865.

v. JENNIE A., b. April 14, 1868; d. unm.

59. ROBERT R. B. RUSSELI/ (Nicholas Russell,* Howland
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon, 1 ), son of Nicholas and
Catherine R. (Coe) Russell, was born June 27, 1847, and
married May 24, 1866, Dela Fuller. He resides at Otisville,
Mich. Children :

i. EDWARD E., b. Sept. 11 1869; d. Nov. 10, 1883.

122. ii. GEORGE F., b. May 5, 1870.

iii. LYDIA, b. June 14, 1876; d. Nov. 3, 1883.

123. iv. WILLIAM EGBERT, b. Oct. 12, 1872.



60. ELMER N. RUSSELL S (Nicholas Russell* Howland
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon' 1 '), son of Nicholas and
Catherine R. (Coe) Russell, was born Sept. 11, 1851, and
died June 1, 1878. He married July 4, 1870, Mary J. Hall,
who died Nov. 24, 1892. Son :

124. i. DAVID ELMER, b. Jan. 19, 1872; d. Oct. 9, 1909.

61. ADOLPHUS HOWLAND GARY 5 (Harriet Russell* How-
land Russell 3 Rebecca 2 Hoivland, Gideon 1 ), son of Adolphus
J. and Harriet (Russell) Gary, was born April 18, 1837,
and died March 14, 1906. He married Jan. 1, 1860, Martha
M. Bullard, who died Jan. 9, 1897. Children :



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 133

125. i. ELIZABETH JANE, b. Oct. 31, 1860.

126. ii. MINNIE LUELLA, b. Sept. 15, 1863.

127. iii. EDITH M., b. Sept, 20, 1866; d. Dec. 19, 1912.

jv. EICHARD A., b. Feb. 5, 1869; d. Nov. 6, 1915; m. Sept.

28, 1901, Mary J. Hansen. No children.
v. HATTIE M., b. April 12, 1873; d. Aug. 30, 1891, nnm.
vi. GRANT, b. Dec. 10, 1874; d. young.
vii. BELL, b. Jan. 11, 1876; m. (1) Fred J. Beaumont; (2)

Feb. 15, 1917, Carl A. Kiefer. Besides in Detroit,

Mich.

128. viii. FLORA, b. Aug. 23, 1878.



62. WILLIAM CALVIN RUSSELL S (Richard D. Russell,*
Rowland Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon' 1 }, son of
Richard D. and Julia J. (Bibbens) Russell, was born Aug.
8, 1850, and married April 13, 1872, Mary Catherine Lean.
He resides at Clarendon, N. Y. Children:

i. EDGAR B., b. Sept. 11, 1873; d. April 1, 1908. No

children.

129. ii. MAUDE MATILDA, b. June 24, 1875.
iii. ETTA J., b. Sept. 30, 1877.

iv. WILLIAM BICHARD, b. April 18, 1884. Besides in
Chicago.



63. GEORGE W. RUSSELL S (Richard D. Russell,* Rowland
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Richard D.
and Julia J. (Bibbens) Russell, was born June 22, 1855, and
married Margaret Harland, now deceased. He resides at
Holly, N. Y. Children :

i. TOWNLEY T., b. 1881 ; d. 1914. No children.

130. ii. EMILY A., b. 1884.
iii. FRANCIS, b. 1889.

131. iv. AGNES D., b. 1891.

v. OLIVE, b. 1896.
vi. ETHEL, b. 1902.



64. JOHN HOWLAND RUSSELL S (Hiram Russell* How-
land Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Hotvland, Gideon 1 ), son of Hiram
and Ann (Williams) Russell, was born Nov. 20, 1852, and
married Oct. 6, 1874, Sarah J. Taylor. He resides at
Flint, Mich. Children:

132. i. FLORENCE IDA, b. Feb. 3, 1875; d. Jan. 28, 1906.
ii. ELLEN JANE, b. Nov. 21, 1892.
iii. ELMER JOHN, b. Nov. 21, 1892.



134 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

65. GEORGE PRINCE RussELL 5 (William Russell* Prince
Russell, 3 Rebecca, 2 Rowland, G-ideon*), son of William and
Hannah (Peet) Russell was born Oct. 20, 1858, and married
Emma Jane Danforth, who was born July 21, 1853. He is
a shoe worker at Roekland, Mass. Son :

133. i. CARLTON J., b. Jan. 24, 1885.

66. MARY A. RUSSELL S (William Russell* Prince Rus-
sell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon*), daughter of William
and Hannah (Peet) Russell, was born Dec. 24, 1865, and
married March 25, 1885, John H. Jenkins, now deceased.
She resides at Cambridge, N. Y. Daughter :

i. ELIZABETH, b. 1897.

67. WILLIAM E. RUSSELL S (Stephen W. Russell* Prince
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon*}, son of Stephen W.
and Mary A. (Eddy) Russell, was born Jan. 29, 1851, and
married Sept. 28, 1870, Georgianna Alger, born June 12,
1850, died March 20, 1913. He is a carpenter at Fly Creek,
N. Y. Children :

134. j. KATE O., b. Feb. 9, 1875.

135. ii. STEPHEN S., b. May 27, 1879.
iii. LEAH, b. 1881; d. 1882.

68. LYDIA ANN RUSSELL S (Stephen W. Russell,* Prince
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon*), daughter of Stephen
W. and Mary A. (Eddy) Russell, was born July 11, 1855,
and married Nov. 6, 1878, Merritt L. Herriugton. They
reside at Custer, Mich. Children :

i. MARY JANE, b. April 17, 1880; m. Sept. 10, 1913, Her-
man Guessefeld. Besides Congress Park, 111.

136. ii. SMITH, b. Jan. 6, 1882.

iii. HOWARD, b. Oct. 9, 1883; d. June 1884.

iv. ELSIE EVELYN, b. 1885. Eesides Detroit, Mich.

137. v. EMILY DELIA, b. Nov. 13, 1887.

vu MAUDE ELIZABETH, b. March 28, 1892. Eesides Detroit,

Mich.

Til. BLANCHE ALICE, b. Oct. 6, 1895. Eesides Detroit,
Mich.



69. EDWARD L. RussELL 5 (Joseph P. Russell,* Prince
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon*), son of Joseph P. and



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 135

Ellen (Rockefeller) Russell, WHS born in Pittstown, N. Y.,
April 2, 1865. He married (1) Aug. 6, 1891, Minnie M.
Wyatt; (2) Emma Daljo. He resides at Tiashoke, N. Y.,
and has been a teacher and farmer. Children :

i. RAYMOND.
ii. HOMER.



70. CHARLOTTE PARCE 5 (Sarah A. Russell, 4 Gideon H.
Russell, 5 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 -}, daughter of Royal
and Sarah A. (Russell) Parce, was born May 17, 1840, and
died Jan. 26, 1885. She married Frank H. Drenning. who
died June 23, 1912, and they lived in Wathena, Kan.
Children :

i. HELEN JOSEPHINE, b. May 2, 1868. Resides in Jack-
sonville, Fla.

138. ii. FRANK GIFFORD, b. July 11, 1870.

iii. FRED RUSSELL, b. May 21, 1873. Resides in Jackson-
ville, Fla.

iv. EDWARD CHASE, b. Aug. 31, 1875; d. Sept. 21, 1895;
unm.

71. ELLEN PARCE S (Sarah A. Russell,- 1 Gideon H. Rus-
sell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 }, daughter of Royal and
Sarah A. (Russell) Parce, was born Oct. 24, 1841, and
died in January, 1892. She married Elbridge Alvord, born
1834. died 1905, and they lived at Rexville and Pitcher, N.
Y. Children:

139. i. EDWARD L., b. March 14, 1868.

ii. ARTHUR B., b. April 5, 1874; d. Oct. 7, 1877.
iii. LYMAN R., b. Aug. 23, 1876. Resides in Syracuse, N. Y.
iv. MERKITT, b. April 15, 1879; d. April 25, 1887.

72. EMMA JANE HARRINGTON 5 (Polly Russell* Gideon
H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 -}, daughter of
Stephen P. and Polly (Russell) Harrington, was born
March 22, 1838, and died June 18, 1898. She married Aug.
10, 1872, Samuel M. Wright, who died July 5, 1905. They
lived at Jefferson, N. Y. Children :

140. i. MARY E., b. Oct. 26, 1876; d. Nov. 16, 1913.

141. ii, Lucius A., b. April 8, 1880.

73. SARAH ANN RUSSELL S (Ira Russell,* Gideon H. Rus-
sell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 -}, daughter of Ira and



136 THE HOWLAND HEIRS

Tamza (James) Russell, was born Dec. 21, 1845, and mar-
ried May 12, 1870, James Harvey Curnutt. They reside
on a farm at Zelda, Ky. Children :

142. i. HENRIETTA, b. March 19, 1871.
ii. CORA BELLE, b. Sept. 15, 1872.

iii. EUGENE B., b. Aug. 17, 1874; d. June 25, 1876.

143. iv. WILLIAM, b. Jan. 16, 1877.

144. v. JAMES HARVEY, b. July 21, 1881.

145. vi. OLIVER LEE, b. Oct. 21, 1883.



74. WILLIAM HENRY RUSSELL S (Ira Russell,* Gideon
H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, son of Ira and
Tamza (James) Russell, was born Jan. 26, 1848, and mar-
ried Nov. 11, 1869, Martha Jane Asbury, now deceased. He
resides at East Lynn, W. Va., where he is engaged in farm-
ing. Children :

i. MART ALICE, b. Jan. 14, 1871; d. Jan. 19, 1910 ;unm.

146. ii. JAMES HARVEY, b. Oct. 30, 1872.

iii. JOHN MILTON, b. Dec. 13, 1874; d. Aug. 30, 1904; unm.

147. iv. MILLARD, b. Aug. 27, 877; d. Jan. 10, 1910.

148. v. CHARLES, b. Dec, 17, 1879.

149. vi. ARMILDA, b. March 3, 1882.

150. vii. WILLIAM, b. Nov. 9, 1884.

151. viii. LINZEY, b. Oct. 22, 1886.

ix. MARTHA JANE, b. Oct. 23, 1889; d. Dee. 4, 1891.

x. LAURENCE, b. June 28, 1892.

xi. CHAPMAN, b. April 30, 1896.

xii. FANNY, b. July 20, 1898.



75. MARY MEHITABLE RUSSELL S (Ira Russell, 4 Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of Ira and
Tamza (James) Russell, was born Oct. 16, 1850, and mar-
ried July 12, 1874, Francis Marion Stewart, born March 16,
1849. They reside at Buchanan, Ky., where Mr. Stewart
carries on a farm. Children :

i. JOHN DAYTON, b. May 9, 1875; d. May 7, 1904; unm.

ii. AMERICA FRANCIS, b. Sept. 7, 1877; d. May 22, 1902;

unm.

iii. JAMES BASCOM, b. Apl. 9, 1880; d. Jan. 16, 1900; unm.

iv. ALVIN, b. Dec. 1, 1882.

v. SEBA NIMRID, b. March 1, 1885.

vi. PRENTISS TOLA, b. Oct. 1, 1887.

vii. RHEUMA TEBAH, b. Sept. 8, 1890.

viii. ADA B., b. Dee. 12, 1893.



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 137

76. MINERVA JANE RUSSELL S (Ira Russell,* Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of Ira and
Tamza (James) Russell, was born May 14, 1854, and mar-
ried Oct. 30, 1879, John Wesley Woods, who died May 31,
1901. She resides at Cadmus, Ky. Children:

i. LAVINIA, b. Aug. 5, 3 880 ; d. unm.

ii. WILL, d. unm.

iii. ANDREW, b. June 17, 1889.

iv. VICTORIA, b. Sept. 8, 3894.

152. v. HESTER, b. April 20, 1892.

77. JOHN MILTON RUSSELI/ (Ira Russell, 4 Gideon H.
Russell, s Rebecca 2 Hoivland, Gideon 1 ), son of Ira and Tamza
(James) Russell, was born April 9, 1858, and died May 18,
1903. He lived in Kentucky and West Virginia. He mar-
ried (1) Dec. 23, 1880, Amanda M. Harris, who died April
16,1892; (2) Elizabeth Prichard. Children:

By first marriage:

i. LEONORA, b. Nov. 18, 1881; d. Sept. 7, 1894.

153. ii. TENNESSEE, b. Jan. 1, 1886.

iii. WILLIAM, b. July 2, 1888. Resides at Deegans, West
Va.

iv. JOHN, b. Oct. 18, 1891; m. Hattie Tramble. Resides
at Raderfield, West Va.

By second marriage:

v. DELLA M., b. Sept. 9, 1898; m. Pleasant Adkins. Re-
sides at West Huntington, West Va.

78. ESTHER TAYLOR S (Rebecca J. Russell* Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Hoivland, Gideon' 1 -), daughter of Milton
H. and Rebecca J. (Russell) Taylor, was born Sept. 14,
1843, in Exeter, N. Y., and died Sept. 8, 1912. She married
James Covell Gary, who carried on a large furniture store
in New York City. He died Nov. 30, 1906. Children :

i. GRACE GEORGIANNA, b. Aug. 16, 1865; m. Charles
Winant, a partner in the T. W. Baxter Co., dealers
in metals, rubber, etc., at New Hartford, N. Y.

ii. JANE TAYLOR, b. July 24, 1869; m. Louis H. Joy, pro-
prietor of the J. Y. Ranch at Teton, Wyo., where
they reside. He also conducts a summer camp and
hunting lodge, which is a popular resort for eastern
millionaires.

79. DR. ERASTUS A. TAYLOR S (Rebecca J. Russell,* Gid-
eon H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of Milton



138 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

H. and Rebecca J. (Russell) Taylor, was born Feb. 1, 1849,
in Exeter. N. Y. He attended Cooperstown Seminary and
a business college in Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Following his
irraduation from the medical department of Union College
;it Albany in 1880 he has since continued in the practice
of his profession at Schuyler Lake, N. Y. For twenty-five
years he has been the health official of the town, and is also
medical examiner of schools for the town of Exeter. He
retains the ownership of the Taylor farm in Exeter which
has been in possession of the family more than a hundred
years, and since his father's death in 1889 has conducted
it as a pure-blood Holstein-Friesian stock farm. Dr. Taylor
is president of the banking house of Taylor, Bush & Co. of
Schuyler Lake. He married (1) Oct. 28, 1870, Grace W.
Brown: (2) Clara E. Gano. Children:

By first marriage:

154. i. BEULAH WILSOX. b. Aug. 22, 1871.

ii. MABEL JANE, b. July 26, 1873; m. Oct. 30, 1899, Frank
B. Williams. No children. Resides in Utica, N. Y.

By second marriage:

iii. HAROLD ERASTUS, b. Aug. 24, 1913.



80. HARVEY I. RUSSELL S (Richard Russell* Gideon H.
Russell? Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Richard and
Sarah A. (Marcellus) Russell, was born Sept. 9, 1842, at
Milford, N. Y. When he was a year old his parents moved
to Cooperstown, N. Y., which has since been his home, with
the exception of one year in Forestville, N. Y., and several
months in Binghamton, N. Y. At the age of nearly fifteen
years he became an apprentice to the printing business,
serving over six years, becoming efficient in all departments
and continuing in the employment of the same man until
he became proprietor by purchase, the paper and plant
being that of the Otsego Republican. Ten years later he
sold out. In December, 1885, Mr. Russell established the
Otsego Farmer, and after several years of prosperous man-
agement sold that also, and retired. In March, 1880, he was
appointed postmaster, and again in 1884, two terms of four
years each. He w r as chosen president of the village one
term ; assessor of the village six years ; assessor of the town
of Otsego eight years, still occupying the latter office. Mr.



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 139

Russell married Sept. 23, 1862, Mary Ellen Spencer, born
Feb. 20, 1843. Children :

155. i. WALTER S., b. Oct. 7, 1866.

ii. RALPH B., b. Dec. 14, 1869; m. 1910, Euth Van Home.
He is a painter and paper hanger in Cooperstown,
N. Y.



81. REV. MELVILLE W. RUSSELL S (Richard Russell* Gid-
eon H. Russell? Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 ), son of Rich-
ard and Sarah A. (Marcellus) Russell, was born March 3,
1850, in Cooperstown, N. Y. After attending Cooperstown
Seminary he learned the printing trade, and engaged in
reportorial and editorial work. He was editor and publish-
er of the Onandaga Gazette, East Syracuse, N. Y., for five
years, and later editor of several other papers in New York
state, and correspondent of the New York Tribune. In 1900
he entered the Rescue Mission work in Rochester, N. Y.,
and subsequently became an evangelist, holding meetings
in New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, and also
filled several pastorates as an independent clergyman. He
is an ardent temperance advocate. His present residence is
Monkton, Vt. He married (1) Jan. 13, 1875, Sarah A.
Doolittle, who died Jan. 14, 1884; (2) Feb. 17, 1914, Mrs.
Emma M. (Davenport) Foster. Daughter, by first mar-
riage :

156. i. CORA ELFREDA, b. Oct. 9, 1879.

82. JAMES K. MERRILL S (Lavisa Russell, 4 Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, son of Sylvester and
Lavisa (Russell) Merrill, was born Aug. 25, 1845, at Bata-
via, N. Y., and died Jan. 31, 1890, at Elba, N. Y. He mar-
ried Dec. 8, 1864, Ann Elizabeth Haight, who survived him.
They lived at Elba. Children :

i. GEORGE M., b. March 12, 1866; married; children, Emro

and Florence. Eesides at Elba, N. Y.
ii. FRANK A., b. Sept. 1, 1867; d. Nov. 1902; unm.
iii. MERTIE M., b. May 24, 1870; m. Calvin Mark. Eesides

at Elba, N. Y.
357. iv. JULIA, b. April 5, 1872.

v. HARVEY J., b. Nov. 30, 1874. Eesides at Oakfield,

N. Y.
158. vi. HENRY S., b. Dec. 12, 1877.

vii. MINNIE J., b. Nov. 28, 1879; m. John Zirbel. Son,
Clyde. Eesides at Oakfield, N. Y.



140 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

83. HORACE AUGUSTUS MERRILI/ (Lavisa Russell,* Gid-
eon H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland , Gideon*}, son of Sylves-
ter and Lavisa (Russell) Merrill, was born Dec. 18, 1848, at
Batavia, N. Y., and died July 30, 1917, at Battle Creek,
Mich. He was a shoemaker, and lived in New York, Illinois,
and Michigan, and latterly at Charlotte, Mich. He married
(1) Nov. 1867, Sophia E. Hodge; (2) Ella Brockway; (3)
Ada Norris ; (4) Caroline Margarete Hale. Children :

By first marriage:

159. i. GEOBGIANA, b. Sept. 6, 1868.
By second marriage:

160. ii. ANNA LAVISA, b. April 20, 1872.
By third marriage:

iii. KENNETH, b. Nov. 28, 1884. Besides in Jerseyville, 111.
iv. HARVEY EUSSELL, b. Dee. 16, 1886. Resides in Jersey-
ville, 111.
By fourth marriage:

v. WILLIAM McKiNLEY, b. Dec. 18, 1897, at Charleston,
111. He has been a student at James Milliken Univer-
sity, Deeatur, 111., and at Harvard University.

84. JOSEPHINE MERRILL S (Lavisa Russell,* Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of Sylves-
ter and Lavisa (Russell) Merrill, was born Oct. 24, 1851, at
Byron, N. Y. She married March 23, 1870, at Bergen, N.
Y., Joseph Jump, born March 19, 1839, at Glen, N. Y., a
veteran of the Civil War. They reside at Amsterdam, N. Y.
Children :

i. CORA, b. Jan. 29, 1871; d. April 16, 1871.

161. ii. MARY D., b. April 22, 1872.

162. iii. ANNA LAURA, b. Oct. 2, 1875.

iv. LOTTIE B., b. Jan. 26, 1881 ; m. Nov. 22, 1911, Walter
Soles. No children. Resides in Carman, N. Y.

v. FRANCIS H., b. May 28, 1884; d. April 8, 1885.

vi. IDA, b. Jan. 5, 1887.
vii. MERTIE, b. Nov. 29, 1891.
viii. IRENE M., b. Sept. 2, 1894; d. May 15, 1895.

85. MARTHA P. RUSSELL S (Levi N. Russell,* Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of Levi N.
and Nancy P. (Joslin) Russell, was born March 28, 1848,
and died Sept. 18, 1873. She married April 9, 1865, Hugh
Everett Palmer, who died Feb. 25, 1887. They lived at
Cooperstown, N. Y. Children :



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 141

163. i. GEORGE W., b. March 5, 1866.

164. ii. EDWARD D., b. May 27, 1869; d. Nov. 9, 1894.
iii. NoiCE C., b. April 29, 1871; d. unm.

165. iv. HERMAN C., b. Jan. 30, 1873. Name changed to Her-

man C. Russell.



86. DR. ADELBERT N. RUSSELL S (Levi X. Russell,* Gideon
H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon*), son of Levi N.
and Nancy P. ( Joslyn) Russell, was born May 20, 1850. He
is a practicing physician at Collinwood, Cleveland, Ohio.
He married (1) July 30, 1873, Annie Trailer, who died
Aug. 8, 1876; (2) Feb. 3, 1878, Annie E. Butler, born Aug.
9, 1848. Daughter, by second marriage :

166. i. MARY, b. Sept. 11, 1880.



87. LUCIAN GIDEON RussELL 5 (Levi X. Russell, 4 Gideon
H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 }, son of Levi N.
and Nancy P. (Joslyn) Russell, was born Aug. 9, 1852, and
married Aug. 19, 1876, Jennie M. Wright, now deceased.
He is a farmer at Worcester, N. Y. Children :

167. i. LtrvERNE W., b. Aug. 13, 1878.

168. ii. MARY E., b. Nov. 18, 1881.

iii. LEVI J M b. May 5, 1884. Resides in "Worcester, N. Y.
iv. DAVID ALBERT, b. May 31, 1894. Is with the American
forces in France.



88. CHARLES B. RUSSELL S (Levi X. Russell, 11 Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon^}, son of Levi N. and
Nancy P. (Joslyn) Russell, was born Aug. 6, 1854, and
married June 10, 1874, Elizabeth Cleveland. He resides
in Canton, Ohio. Children:

i. MARTHA G., b. Jan. 8. 1875; m. Wesley Winnie. Be-
sides at Sprakers, N. Y.

169. ii. ANNIE M., b. Nov. 10, 1876.

170. iii LYDIA, b. 1884.



89. FRANK U. RussELL 5 (Levi X. Russell,* Gideon H.
Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon' 1 ), son of Levi N. and
Nancy P. (Joslyn) Russell, was born Jan. 9, 1856, and mar-
ried Jan. 17, 1877, Diantha D. Benjamin, born April 29,
1857. He is a teamster, and resides in Cooperstown, N. Y.
Children :



142 THE ROWLAND HEIRS

i. MAUD ESTHER, b. Sept. 17, 1881; m. 1909, Clyde Davis,

of Cooperstown, N. Y.
ii. BERTHA MAY, b. Oct. 28, 1884.

90. FANNY JANE RUSSELL S (Gideon A. Russell,* Gideon
H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, daughter of
Gideon A. and Mary (Pier) Russell, was born Jan. 27, 1863,
and married Alonzo A. Furman. They reside in Lyons,
Iowa, Mr. Furman being a representative of the Iten Biscuit
Co. Children :

i. RUSSELL A., b. Aug. 10, 1890; m. Nov. 4, 1916, Grace

Genevieve Gradert. He is a civil engineer,
ii. ALFRED K., b. March 10, 1893.
iii. GERTRUDE EULALIA, b. July 31, 1896.



91. LYNN K. RUSSELL S (Gideon A. Russell* Gideon H.
Russell, 5 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon^}, son of Gideon A.
and Emeline M. (Kellogg) Russell, was born Feb. 22, 1876,
and married Blanche M. Moore. He resides in Clinton,
Iowa. Daughter :
i. EVELYN.



92. FRANCIS IRVING RUSSELL S (William A. Russell*
Gideon H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Howland, Gideon 1 }, son of
William A. and Rosanna (Tuttle) Russell, was born May
2, 1861, and married Oct. 26, 1881, Nannie H. Bickel. He
resides at Long Beach, Cal. Children :

171. i. MAUDE E., b. Dec. 5, 1883.
ii. CARL A., b. March 8, 1886.

172. iii. LULU M., b. July 16, 1890.

iv. EARL A., b. June 9, 1895; d. Nov. 3, 1912.
v. EEBA L., b. Oct. 5, 1897.



93. MARY LOUISE RUSSELL S (William A. Russell, 4 Gideon
H. Russell 3 Rebecca- Howland, Gideon 1 ), daughter of
William A. and Rosanna (Tuttle) Russell, was born July
18, 1863 at Lyons, Iowa. She married (1) Jan. 13, 1880,
Franklin A. Keeler, born Dec. 25, 1858, died June 24, 1911 ;
(2) July 24, 1912, Louis W. Thompson, born June 12, 1854.
They reside in Denver, Col. Children, by first marriage :

173. i. FLORENCE ROSELIN, b. Jan. 5, 1881.



REBECCA RUSSELL'S DESCENDANTS 143

ii. ARTHUR IRVIN, b. July 7, 1885 at Exeter, Neb.; m. Jan.

28, 1908, Ollie Cavanaugh. Resides in Hilltop, Col.

iii. GERTRUDE LUCILLE, b. Dec. 12, 1894, at Geneva, Neb.;

m. Oct. 10, 1915, Frank Thomas Smith. Resides in

Denver, Col.

94. CAPTAIN JAY ADELBERT UTTS S (Hetty Russell,*
Gideon H. Russell, 3 Rebecca 2 Rowland, Gideon 1 ), son of
David W. and Hetty (Russell) Utts, was born Jan. 13,
1868, at Lyons, Iowa. After attending the public schools
he was cabin boy 011 a Mississippi raft boat at the age of



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