Rhoda Reavis Russell

Northampton County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1851 (aged 81–82)
Camden County, Missouri, USA
Burial Macks Creek, Camden County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 59238362 · View Source
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Rhoda was born Sept. 21, 1769, prior to her father's departure from Northampton County for western North Carolina. She was married in Ruthford County to George Russell on Feb. 23 1792, and late in her life she and her husband followed her father to Missouri where he had already moved in 1818. George Russell Jr. was the son of Cpt. George Russell who married Mary Underwood.

Rhoda and George lived in Camden County where at advanced ages both died. Rhoda was a Baptist.

Rhoda's father David farmed in Surry County until 1788, when he moved southwest into Rutherford County and settled on the Broad River, leaving behind his father, his younger brother James with their respective families. His brother-in-law- James Doyle appears to have moved his family along with David's into Rutherford.
Two of David's sons, James Ashley and Samuel with their respective families, had gone whead to Missouri in 1816.

Rhoda's father David Reavis was one of the three founderrs of the Creek Baptist Church in western North Carolina (Surry County), according to the preserved minutes of Dutchman's Creek Baptist Church, "located in the forks of the Yadkin" on March 5, 1772.

Series: M432 Roll: 394 Page: 320
line 24
222 222
George Russell 78 born Va
Rhoda 81 born VA
John 1 born MO

Children of Rhoda Reavis and George Russell

1 Sarah Elizabeth Russell
married 1 Proctor, 2 Robert Neely number 29440554

2 David Russell b in rutherford Co. NC m Rachael Bagwell

3 William Russell b Rutherford Co. NC
married Nancy Reavis

4 John Russell married Nancy Dicky and moved to Georgia

5 Aminta Russell m Lorenzo Dow Britton in Rutherford Co. NC

Family Members

Gravesite Details Rhoda Reavis married George Russell Feb. 23 1791 Bondsman Edward Reavis



  • Created by: Bev Scott Kendall
  • Added: 26 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 59238362
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rhoda Reavis Russell (21 Sep 1769–1851), Find a Grave Memorial no. 59238362, citing Green Cemetery, Macks Creek, Camden County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bev Scott Kendall (contributor 46880950) .