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Helen Augusta Maxwell DeRussy
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Birth: Aug., 1832
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1908

After her husband's death in 1865 Helen decided not to vacate their quarters at Fort Monroe as was the custom, but remained indefinitely. At the time of his death the couple had four daughters in their infancy. The residence became known as the DeRussy House. In November 1891 she left Fort Monroe and moved to New York.

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The following is from contributor, Mary Boyd:
Helen was Rene's fourth wife with whom he had four daughters. The oldest was Laura deRussy born in 1853. She married Washington Lafayette Berry. Rene, it is thought, had four children each with four consecutive wives.

Helen Maxwell was daughter of William Maxwell, who was a graduate of Yale. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rene Edward DeRussy (1792 - 1865)
 
 Children:
  Laura De Russy Berry (1853 - 1923)*
  Helen Maxwell DeRussy Clark (1855 - 1901)*
  Fanny DeRussy Hoyle (1857 - 1925)*
  Sarah Wetmore DeRussy Murray (1860 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section R, Site 20.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Sep 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59239728
Helen Augusta <i>Maxwell</i> DeRussy
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Helen Augusta <i>Maxwell</i> DeRussy
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 Added: Jan. 27, 2014
 
 
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