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 Clara <I>Mair</I> Russell

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Clara Mair Russell

Birth
Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Feb 1914 (aged 46)
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Elgin, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 11, lot 159
Memorial ID 67656744 View Source
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Clara Mair, wife of John A. Russell, mother of Marjorie Russell and Marion Russell (Healey).

Obituary:

Mrs. John A. Russell, Prominent Women, Dead

Wife of well known attorney expires after year's illness.

Mrs. Clara Russell, wife of Attorney John A. Russell and well known Elgin woman, died at her home, 820 Douglas Avenue, at 1:10 o'clock Sunday morning.

Clara Mair Russell was born at Batavia, November 23, 1867. She attended the Batavia public schools and graduated from the high school. Twenty-four years ago she was married to Attorney John A. Russell and came to Elgin to make her home. For the last year she had been in poor health and had been confined to her bed for nearly eight months.

Mrs. Russell was prominent in Elgin church society circles. She was a member of the First Methodist church, the Elgin Woman's club and was a member of the board of directors of the Larkin Children's Home.

She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Marion, a student at Beloit College and Marjorie of this city, and two brothers, James and William Mair of Batavia.

Funeral services were held from the late residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial was at Bluff City cemetery.


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  • Created by: TReams
  • Added: 30 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 67656744
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/67656744/clara-russell : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Mair Russell (23 Nov 1867–1 Feb 1914), Find a Grave Memorial ID 67656744, citing Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by TReams (contributor 47470641) .