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Gen. Robert Spotswood RussellAge: 79 years17621842

Gen. Robert Spotswood Russell
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Robert Spotswood
Birth March 28, 1762 27 24
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The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics -
Death of a motherTabitha Adams
December 1776 (Age 14 years)
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The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 12 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
MarriageDeborah Montgomery AllenView this family
May 29, 1787 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherGen. William Washington Russell
January 14, 1793 (Age 30 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 30 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a son
#1William Henry Russell
October 9, 1802 (Age 40 years)
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The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 40 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 49 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry RussellZaenett FreelandView this family
March 11, 1824 (Age 61 years)
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 69 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 73 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Death January 16, 1842 (Age 79 years)
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Tabitha Adams
Birth: January 8, 1738 25 24Coventry, Somerset, Maryland, United States
Death: December 1776Tazewell, Virginia, United States
Marriage: 1755Culpeper, Virginia, United States
7 years
Gen. Robert Spotswood Russell
Birth: March 28, 1762 27 24Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: January 16, 1842Callaway, Missouri, United States
Family with Deborah Montgomery Allen - View this family
Gen. Robert Spotswood Russell
Birth: March 28, 1762 27 24Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: January 16, 1842Callaway, Missouri, United States
Deborah Montgomery Allen
Birth: September 27, 1766Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States
Death: June 11, 1842Callaway, Missouri, United States
Marriage: May 29, 1787Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States
15 years
William Henry Russell
Birth: October 9, 1802 40 36Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 13, 1873Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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