Streetsboro Heritage Foundation
Russell family Bible dated 1828.
The family history was handwritten on a separate sheet of paper by Sarah Russell, and taped to the first page of the New Testament.
Born to Luther and Polly

Martin Luther born Dec 29, 1829

Cynthia Marie   "     May 22, 1832

Sarah Elizabeth "    June 3, 1834

Marion Braidfort "  Nov 10, 1837

Helen Mar(garet) "    "  16, 1841

Helen died Nov 28, 1881
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Helen married Johnson J. Sadler
July 1, 1865

JJ Sadler was born March 1838.
      Died May 19, 1882

Nellie only child of Helen & J.J. 
was born Sept 24, 1874
      died March 9, 1904.
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Nellie Sadler married
Oliver P Harris Aug 19, 1893
Oliver was born Feb 27, 1871,
                      died Dec 16, 1895.
Jack O son of OP & Nellie
                     born Sep 22, 1895
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Nellie S Harris married
Elmer E Gordon Dec 31, 1897
                  Born to them
Helen Margaret- Mar 1, 1899
Bruce Madden- Mar 13, 1900
Luther Russell
Born in 1801 Conn
*Came to Ohio in 1823
*Married in 1828 in Aurora 
*represented Portage Co in State Legislature 1845-1846
*Justice of the Peace for many years
*Died in 1878 in Streetsboro
Polly Russell
Born in 1806 Mass
*Came to Ohio in 1811
*Married her 1st cousin
*Died in 1896 in Streetsboro
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1860
1842
1842
Sarah Elizabeth Russell (1834-1925) was the third child born to Luther and Polly Russell.
Marion Braidfoot Russell  (1837-1879)
 



The images shown here are all taken from tin types which are on display at the museum.
This tin type shows the three Russell sisters in 1847.
(l-r)
Marion aged 10, Helen aged 6, and Sarah aged 13.
Nellie Sadler, (1874-1904)  daughter of Helen Russell Sadler, married Elmer E Gordon in 1897.

Nellie died at the young age of 29, after suffering a long time with much sickness.


After his wife Nellie passed away, Elmer Gordon married Mary Ellen Wolfe