McFarland-Russell Letter, April 29, 1883
Biographical Note: Both the McFarland and the Russell families have their roots in early East Texas. In 1871, the two families came together with the marriage of Robert Everett Russell (b. Oct. 10, 1847, d. May 24, 1922) and Catherine Christine McFarland (b. July 2, 1849, d. Oct. 17, 1888), the daughter of Thomas S. McFarland. (Brinley, Lorine, Orange County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions, v.1, 1985; McFarland, Thomas S., A Journal of the Coincidences and Acts of Thomas S. McFarland, Nortex Press, Burnet, Texas, 1981).
Collection: McFarland-Russell Family Papers
Collection Link: http://library.sfasu.edu/findingaids/?p=collections/controlcard&id=470
Associated Dates: 1880-1889;
Description: From William McFarland (Polk County) to his sister, Kate Russell. He comments that he doesn't know where one of his sisters lives. He tells Kate that he and his wife have been sick and that is he trying to grow crops but his eyes are still bad. William also requests for Kate to write him about her family.
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Collection Identifier: A19, Box2, Folder1
Repository: East Texas Research Center
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Scope and Content Note: The McFarland-Russell Family Papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members of these two East Texas families.
Subject: Correspondence; Family; Health & welfare; Eyes
Title: McFarland-Russell Letter, April 29, 1883
Repository: East Texas Digital Archives
Source: From: McFarland-Russell Letter, April 29, 1883