McFarland-Russell Letter, August 19, 1886


McFarland-Russell Letter, August 19, 1886


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;

Associated Dates: 1880-1889;

Date: 1886-08-19

Description: August 19, 1886 letter to Mrs. Grig from Kate Russell (side one), To Mrs Russell from K. V. Middleton (side two)

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Identifier: A19, Box2, Folder1

Collection Identifier: A19

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;

Title: McFarland-Russell Letter, August 19, 1886

Type: Correspondence;

Repository: East Texas Digital Archives

Source: From: McFarland-Russell Letter, August 19, 1886

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