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Obits > 1896 James F. Russell

Submitted by Vivian Gudgell


Sterling Evening Gazette


Saturday, March 21, 1896


L. C. RUSSELL received a telegram from the Soldeirs’ Home at Quincy, Illinois of the dangerous illness of his brother. He left Sunday for Quincy, and Monday evening a telegram was received here announcing the death of  James RUSSELL. The remains arrived here Tuesday morning and was met by members of the G. A. R. and placed in a hearse and conveyed to the Center Chapel, Fairfield, where the funeral services were held. Rev. George A. WELLS officiating. The remains of comrade RUSSELL were laid at rest in the Whittington Cemetery.


Notes: The above article was in Whiteside County, IL. Fairfield is in Bureau County, IL.

Also, “Whittington Cemetery” is also known as Greenville/Fairfield Cemtery & Union Cemetery .


James Franklin Russell was born 21, Sept., 1841 and died 16, May, 1896

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