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James Russell

James Russell

Male 1875 - 1954  (79 years)

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  • Name James Russell 
    Born 21 May 1875  Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Migration/Travel 12 Jul 1902  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation station master 
    Died 12 Jun 1954  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death Certificate of James Russell
    Death Certificate of James Russell
    Buried Aft 12 Jun 1954  Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Dido valley cemetery
    Notes 
    • Migrated to South Africa because marriage was not acceptable to family.
      Worked on railways in South Africa as an engine driver and was a station master by at least 1920 [3, 4]
    Person ID I1092  Roy~Royes | Russell, South African Russells
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2012 

    Father Samuel Russell
              b. Est 1835, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Aug 1920, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Margaret Whiteford
              b. Est 1838, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1920, Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 5 May 1859  Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1st Larne Presbyterian, Inver parish
      Rev. H W Molyneaux officiating
      Groom's age 24 single, bride's age 21 single
      Witnesses: Alexander Kirkpatrick (for husband) and John Russel (for wife, Samuel's brother)
      Husband occupation: Tailor
      Groom's father: James Russel
      Bride's Father: James Whiteford, occupation Farmer
      Note Russel (one-L) spelling throughout.
    Marriage information for Samuel Russell and Margaret Whiteford
    Marriage information for Samuel Russell and Margaret Whiteford
    Photos
    Larne, with the Russells' residence and millinery shop marked
    Larne, with the Russells' residence and millinery shop marked
    Family ID F14  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Magee
              b. 22 Jan 1877, Carrickfergus, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Oct 1949, Tramore, Co Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1902  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • They were married in St Marys Cathedral in Capetown. Lived in Klapmuts, Marg was born there. Kathleen and Nancy were born in Greenisland NIR. Then went to Simonstown [near Capetown] where the rest were born. Left in 1924 for Mowbray and then Woodstock (where Nancy married) and then to Heathfield and then to Fishoek [near Capetown]. [3]
    Children 
     1. Margaret Russell
              b. 16 Dec 1903, Klapmuts, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1990  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Kathleen Russell
              b. May 1906, Greenisland, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1977  (Age ~ 70 years)
    +3. John Magee Russell
              b. 31 Aug 1908, Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Mar 1983  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Annie Teresa Russell
              b. 21 Jul 1910, Greenisland, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Jan 1992, Tramore, Co Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Dorothy Russell
              b. 2 Apr 1912, Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Dec 1993  (Age 81 years)
    +6. Seamus Russell
              b. 10 Mar 1914, Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1998  (Age 83 years)
    +7. Rosaleen Russell
              b. 1916, Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1987  (Age 71 years)
    +8. Desmond O'Gorman Russell
              b. 24 Nov 1918, Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1952  (Age 33 years)
    Photos
    Hogan-Russell Wedding
    Hogan-Russell Wedding
    Russell family at wedding of Thomas Hogan and Nancy Russell taken in Woodstock, Cape Province, South Africa on 29 November 1929.
    Back row: John Russell, Margaret Russell, Tom Hogan, Jimmy Russell, Sean Maguire (who emigrated to SA with Tom Hogan)
    Seated: Rosaleen Russell, Dot Russell, Nancy (Russell) Hogan, Annie Russell - "my (elegant ) grandmother" writes Jack Hogan.
    James (1875-1954) and Annie (Magee) (1877-1949) Russell
    James (1875-1954) and Annie (Magee) (1877-1949) Russell
    James Russell family
    James Russell family
    From left: John, Seamus, Jimmy, Nancy, Marg, Rosaleen, Desmond, Annie, Kay, Dot
    Russell and Roys in South Africa
    Russell and Roys in South Africa
    during the Roy migration from Larne to Cairns
    Russell and Roy children, South Africa, 1923
    Russell and Roy children, South Africa, 1923
    When Sam and Ag Roy and family were on their way to Cairns, Queensland
    Overviews
    PEDIGREE - HOGAN-Russell-Magee
    PEDIGREE - HOGAN-Russell-Magee
    Pedigree chart showing the Hogan and Russell relationships
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2014 02:30:18 
    Family ID F67  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 May 1875 - Larne, Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration/Travel - Ship: Galician ex Southampton - 12 Jul 1902 - Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1902 - Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1954 - Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 12 Jun 1954 - Simons Town, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Russell (1875-1954)
    James Russell (1875-1954)
    Jimmy Russell (1875-1954)
    Jimmy Russell (1875-1954)
    at the wedding of Tom Hogan and Nancy Russell
    James Russell (centre) with son-in-law Frank Homan (left) and son 'Doggie' Russell (right)
    James Russell (centre) with son-in-law Frank Homan (left) and son "Doggie" Russell (right)

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Jack Logan, Jane Russell and siblings.

    2. [S48] Tom Cooper to Jack Hogan, Re: Info on Russells.

    3. [S39] George Roy, George & Ena Roy Family Tree Sep 2005.

    4. [S99] Jack Hogan, James Russell and family in Simonstown,Cape Province.

    5. [S25] FamilySearch  Batch M70220-6 Film 101407 Ref no. 489.