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John Russell (1820-1869)
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Born: 10 Mar 1820 Tennessee.
Married: Sarah Petty (1829-1908) the daughter of Samuel Petty (1800-1829) and Margaret Wills (1806-1890) on 12 Sep 1843 in Benton County Tennessee. 2
Died: 23 Aug 1869 Tennessee. 1
Buried: Byrds Hill Cemetery Benton County Tennessee.

John Russell
10 Mar 1820-23 Aug 1869
Civil War - Confederate

Spouse and Children

      Sarah Petty

John fought with the 27th Tennessee Infantry Company A , CSA during the Civil War.3


  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2146385&id=I108939148
  2. Benton County Marriage Record, 1843
  3. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service