|Captain William Russell (1686-1731)|
Here’s our first cousin (10R) Captain William Russell “of Cambridge Farms” (later Lexington). He and
his wife Mary (per gravestone; some
call her “Elizabeth”) lie near his parents,
Philip and Iohana, in the
Old Lexington Burial Ground.
Paige1 says that he “…res. at the Farms, and had a deed of the homestead 1722 (subject to the life estate of his father), which he conveyed to his son Nathaniel….”
1e.g., Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877 (Boston: H.O.Houghton and Company, 1877), p. 648.
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(Graves of Philip and Iohana)
Updated Feb 2014
(Phebe and Mary Russell…)
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