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Jannett Russell

Jannett Russell

Female 1812 - 1889  (77 years)

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  • Name Jannett Russell 
    • Janet Russell and her husband and children were part of the Mormon Migration from Liverpool to New Orleans, leaving Liverpool on March 26, 1853 on the Falcon. From New Orleans they traveled overland with Harmon in 1853. They may have been in Navoo, Illinois before they went to Salt Lake City.

      1841 census: Bothwell, Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Living with husband and children. Husband;s occupation: file smith. Name listed as Weddeson.
      1851 census: Bothwell. Name listed as Widdowson.
      1860: Salt Lake City.
      1870 census: enumerated both in Carson City, NV and Alpine Co, CA.
      1880 census: Salt Lake City. Living with son, Robert, and his family.

      1892 death certificate: cause of death: general debility. Buried: Salt Lake City Cemetery, plot I16-11-5E.
    Born 20 Feb 1812  Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Nov 1889  Hoopersville, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I992  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 

    Father ROBERT Russell,   b. 09 Dec 1787, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1828, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother AGNES Adam,   b. 1790, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1877, Chapelhall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Apr 1811  Old Monkland, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Widdison,   b. 05 May 1806, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1876, Salt Lake City, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 01 Sep 1829  Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Agnes Widdison,   b. 28 Dec 1831, Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1920, Fountain Green, Sanpete, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     2. Hannah Widdison,   b. 15 Jan 1838, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1871, Salt Lake City, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     3. Henry Thomas Widdison,   b. 11 May 1841, Chapelhall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  [natural]
     4. Robert Russell Widdison,   b. 21 Mar 1844, Chapelhall, Bothwell,Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1921, Salt Lake City, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     5. William Livingston Widdison,   b. 21 Sep 1846, Chapelhall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1928, Hooper, Weber UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     6. John Widdison,   b. 1848, Chapelhall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. James Gourley Widdison,   b. 12 Jan 1853, Chapelhall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1923, Hooper, Weber UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1812 - Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 1889 - Hoopersville, UT Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Janet Russell
    Janet Russell
    Janet Russell Widdison

    Headstones
    Janet Russell Memorial
    Janet Russell Memorial
    Thomas Widdison and Janet Russell Memorial. Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Sillitoe, great, great, great granddaughter of Janet Russell.

    Histories
    A Sketch in the Life of the Thomas Widdison Family of Scotland and England
    A Sketch in the Life of the Thomas Widdison Family of Scotland and England

  • Notes 
    • Jannett Russell and her husband and children were part of the Mormon migration from Liverpool to New Orleans. They left Liverpool on March 26, 1853 on the Falcon. From New Orleans they traveled overland with Harmon in 1853. They may have been in Nauvoo, IL before they went on to Salt Lake City.

      1841 census: Bothwell, Holytown, Lamarkshire, Scotland. Living with husband and children. Husband's occupation: file smith. Name listed as Weddeson.
      1851 census: Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Husband's occupation: file cutter. Living with husband and children. Name listed as Widdowson.
      1853: emigrated from Liverpool on the Falcon. Arrived in New Orleans.
      1860 census: Salt Lake City. Living husband and children, Anna, Robert, William, James. Husband's occupation: file cutter.
      1870 census: the family seems to be enumerated twice - once in Carson City, Nevada on June 11th and then in Alpine County, California on June 21. In both, John's occupation is farmer. Andrew Wardrobe is with the family in both.
      1880 census: Living in Salt Lake City with son, Robert and his family.

      1889 death certificate: cause of death general debility. Buried: Salt Lake Cemetery, Salt Lake City. Plot: I16-11-5E.

      Numerous DNA matches through Jannett Russell’s two daughters, Agnes and Hannah.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQHK-WJ2.