Robert Russell

Robert Russell in the 1880s, circa 45-50 years of age
Photos courtesy of Delbert Russell

On 21 April 1891 the diary mentions a group photo, likely this one.
Back Row: John A. Russell (age 25), R. Clark Russell (age 23), James Russell (age 27)
Centre: Robert Russell (age 55), wife Nancy Agnew Russell (age 51)
(Eliza) Ida Russell Bowerman (age 21), Willie H. Russell (age 19)

Diary entry, 15 July 1899: “We were in Dundalk this afternoon and sat for our pictures.  Family group, viz. Mrs. R., Jim, John, Willie, Ida and I.  Clark’s who is in Michigan was also taken off an original and put in.  Price six dollars for all.”
Back row, left to right: (Eliza) Ida, John Agnew Russell, William Henry Russell
Front row, seated, from left: James, Robert (with pipe), Nancy; (Robert) Clark.

Coverage Dates: 
1876 to 1900
County: 
Grey
Township: 
Proton (and Melancthon)
Lot: 
215 Proton
Concession: 
1 sw
Gender: 
Male
Year of Birth: 
1836
Year of Death: 
1900
Ethnicity: 
Irish
Religion: 
Presbyterian
Occupation: 
Farmer
Relationships: 

Father: James Russell
Mother: Anne Clarke Russell
Brothers: James, John, William, Samuel
Sisters: Sarah Russell Thompson, Margaret Russell Lonsway
Wife: Nancy Agnew Russell
Sons: James, John, R. Clark, William
Daughter: Elizabeth (Eliza or "Ida")

Archive: 
Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Posted on Rural Diary Archive: 
Yes
Age During Diary: 
40-64
Coverage: 
24 years