George Hunter Russell

George Hunter Russell (1822-1868) was born 18 Nov. 1822 in Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick, British North America. He was the son of Joseph Russell and Ann Agnes Hunter. He married Mary Johnstone on 8 Nov. 1847 in New Castle, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada. He met Wilford Woodruff in Jul. 1849 in Canada, and they corresponded several times in early 1850. He died 3 Jul. 1868 in Chatham.

Footnotes

George Hunter Russell (LW16-P9X), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 May 2022). George Hunter Russell, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-hunter-russell, accessed 4 May 2022). "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 May 2022); Joseph Russell and Ann Hunter, 20 Sep. 1819, Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick, p. 72; citing Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, “New Brunswick marriage registers, 1792-1889,” image 88/615; DGS 5418863. "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 May 2022); George H. Russell and Mary Johnstone, 8 Nov. 1847, New Castle, Northumberland, New Brunswick, p. 200; citing Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, “New Brunswick marriage registers, 1792-1889,” image 446/615; DGS 5418863. “George Hunter Russell” (1822-1868), memorial no. 189679045; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 4 May 2022). George Hunter Russell, “Dictionary of Miramichi Biography,” Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (https://archives.gnb.ca, accessed 4 May 2022).

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  • Page 223

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    through A Hilly rough country to travel day & night I did not see what way one pair of Horses was going to travel with any speed with such a train of Lumber behind them but I soon found out for as soon as we come to the top of A Hill the Horses could not Hold the waggons And of course they went down the Hill upon A keen run as fast as there legs could carry them & continued to run untill they got part of the way up the next Hill in this way we got ...
    Dates:
    July 21, 1849 July 22, 1849 July 23, 1849
  • Page 224

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Religion but Br Russell used him up, & He went away we returned back in the evening to Br Russells & spent the night 14 m I walked out in the evening to visit Br Russell Burying ground for His family. It was surrounded by A cluster of tall pine trees it contained the bodies of 7 children 2 sons & 5 daughters viz James & Thomas, Elizabeth, Jennett, Agness, & two infants the sons & Daughters of Joseph & Agness Russell. All died in infancy & childhood except Thomas ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1849 July 25, 1849 July 26, 1849 July 27, 1849 July 28, 1849
  • Page 225

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Israelites indeed & full of faith & good works our hearts were knit together and I felt it good to be under their roof & in their society I shall long remeber my visit with them. We rode to Chatham we have parted with George H. Russell we took stage & Br Russell & myself started on our journey for Bedeque we rode through Ketchmaquack Rushabueto, Bocktoosh Cookhane to Shedece 80 m spent ...
    Dates:
    July 29, 1849 July 30, 1849 July 31, 1849 August 1, 1849
  • Page 258

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    states with all the money of the perpetual fund to continue to gather the poor so that when A nation is born in a day they can be removed the next of necessary. Therey are also resolved to send the gospel to all the world as soon as Possible. All of the Twelve Apostles who are in the valley with many others have their mission assigned them to the Nations. Elder John Taylor accompanied by Curtis E Bolton and John Pack goes to
    Dates:
    January 8, 1850 January 9, 1850 January 10, 1850 January 11, 1850
  • Page 261

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 10, 1850 ~ Sunday 10th Sunday I Preached to the Saints fwas followed by Elder Hardy & others I had a good meeting I spent the night at Mr Burbanks. February 11, 1850 ~ Monday 11th I called upon Br Samuel & Josigah Hardy then rode to Cambridgeport & spent the night at home 35 February 12, 1850 ~ Tuesday 12th I spent the day in part in Boston with Brother ...
    Dates:
    February 10, 1850 February 11, 1850 February 12, 1850 February 13, 1850 February 14, 1850 February 15, 1850 February 16, 1850 February 17, 1850 February 18, 1850 February 19, 1850 February 20, 1850 February 21, 1850 February 22, 1850 February 23, 1850
  • Page 264

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    March 11, 1850 ~ Monday 11th I Paid M. Cannon $5.575 dollars to Buy cannonttle with I went over Boston to East Boston twice. I took 3000 lbs of stationary & Books from the Eastern Depo to long wharf & put on board of the ship Beatrice Also 900 lbs of Baggage for S. B. Foss. March 12, 1850 ~ Tuesday [FIGURE] 12th We had one of the heardest snow storms this mo rning ...
    Dates:
    March 11, 1850 March 12, 1850 March 13, 1850 March 14, 1850 March 15, 1850
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Joseph Russell, 20 February 1850

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    I feel to day to Br Woodruff that I have been Rather poorly some time this wanter which hes been desagotory to my progress but I know that I have the benafid of your Prayers. I have absirved the Passage of Presedente youngs wish to you, also all your Councel, with a willing hart, if my Father in heaven will give me Strenth acording to my day, althow I am no Capatlest. I feel to be afelent to the Law ofGods Kingdom with what littel he might be Pleased to give me. with that and ...