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Irvine Fain Russell
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1849
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1921
Bulls Gap
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

Irvine Fain Russell was the eleventh child of thirteen to be born to Joseph Hooker Russell 1808 1873 and Mary Ann Roach 1810 1860. His siblings were: James Howery Russell 1832, he married Mary "Besty" Jones 1830; William Alexander Russell 1834; John Alfred Russell 1836 1857, John went to California, where he died; Robert Patton Russell 1838 1873, he married Laura McDuff , he died in California; Samuel Richardson Russell 1840 1863, he married Nancy Williams ; Nancy Jane Russell 1842 1916, Benjamine F Allison; Joseph Theodore Russell 1844 1867, he married Elizabeth Norman ; Hugh Walker Russell 1845 1922, he married Fannie D. McANALLY ; Mary Frances Russell 1847 1922, she married Andrew J. Webster; Susan Russell 1849 1850; Margaret Louvenia Russell 1853; Sarah Elizabeth Russell 1855.

On Dec. 4, 1873, Irvine Fain Russell married Lurana Courtney. From this marriage nine known children entered the world. They were: Robert Nathaniel Russell 1874 1941, he married Katie Leannah Courtney; Arminda Russell 1875 1961, she married James Draper; Dollie Russell 1877; Matilda "Tilda" F. Russell 1880 1961, she married Marian Cobb; Lucy May Russell 1882 1912, John Taylor; William Russell 1884; Vinie Russell 1886 1930, George M Freeman; Alma Russell 1892; and Bertha Russell 1894.

1n 1880, Irvine and Lurana were living in a house next door to her parents and working as a farm hand. Lurana had already given birth to their first four children.

In 1900, they were still living in the same house, but by now Lurana father was dead, and they owned the farm and houses, Her mother was still living next door.

In 1920, Irvine was widowed and he had 2 daughters and a sister-in-law living with him.

On July 12, 1921 Irvine passed away. He had lived on the same farm all of his married life.

A couple of days later, Irvine children and friends gathered at the Courtney Cemetery to bid him farewell. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman)
Family links: 
  Lurana Courtney Russell (1855 - 1907)*
  Lida Russell (1881 - 1881)*
  William Aaron Russell (1884 - 1929)*
  Ilie J Russell (1889 - 1892)*
  Charlie L Russell (1896 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
I.F. Russell
Gone but not forgotten
Courtney Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Barry Russell
Originally Created by: Ken - TN (inactive)
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75360252
Irvine Fain Russell
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Irvine Fain Russell
Added by: Lynda (Colbaugh) Raitala
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- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Jun. 30, 2013
This was my great grandfather Irving (or Irvin) Fain Russell.
- Barry Russell
 Added: Oct. 30, 2012

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