McFarland-Russell Letter, July 14, 1870


McFarland-Russell Letter, July 14, 1870


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

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Associated Dates: 1870-1879;

Date: 1870-07-14

Description: Letter to Robert Russell from his sister Kate McFarland

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Collection Identifier: A19, Box2, Folder2

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: Family

Title: McFarland-Russell Letter, July 14, 1870

Repository: East Texas Digital Archives

Source: From: McFarland-Russell Letter, July 14, 1870

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