Orrin Jacob Russell

Male 1876 - 1943  (67 years)


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  • Name Orrin Jacob Russell 
    Born 17 Aug 1876 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 1943 
    Person ID I50912  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Charles F. Russell,   b. 5 Jul 1830, Verona, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1906  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Abigail Ann Dwight,   b. 5 Aug 1841,   d. 6 Jan 1926  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nellie Sadie Allen 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, June 7, 1899 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - Russell-Allen - At Texas, May 21, 1899, Orin Jacob Russell and Nellie Sadie Allen, Rev. Enoch E. Curtis officiating.
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F49150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Orrin Jacob Russell - August 17, 1876 - October 11, 1943. Son of Charles F. and Abigail Ann Dwight Russell. Husband of Nellie D. Russell.

      Newspaper Obituary - (date and newspaper unavailable) - Orrin Russell Dies In Sodus - Heart Attack Fatal to Well Known Port Ontario Guide, Monday. Pulaski - Orrin Russell, one of the most widely known residents of Port Ontario, died suddenly Monday morning, in Sodus Hospital where he had been a patient for the last two weeks. He had been picking apples near Williamstown when he suffered an infection which required hospitalization, and was apparently making good recovery when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Mr. Russell was born August 17, 1876, at Daysville, son of Charles and Abbie Ann Dwight Russell. As a boy he moved to the banks of the Salmon River at Port Ontario and had long been a guide and boatman for fishermen and hunters. He had made a close study of nature and was regarded as a reliable authority on animals, birds and forest lore. Mr. Russell was also a student of local history and a collector of relics and antiques dating back to Revolutionary times. He had lived alone in a log cabin at the south end of the Port Ontario bridges. During the emergency when blackouts and alarms were frequent, he was one of the most faithful and conscientious members of the civilian protective forces. Surviving are a half-brother, Lewis Norton, Napa, California, and several grandnieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in Bethel Church, Port Ontario, Thursday at 2 p.m.
      Class of 1896 PACS