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  • ID: I135
  • Name: Alexander Russell
  • Suffix: 2nd of Moncoffer
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1697
  • Death: 1735
  • Note: BLG 1875 has death as 1733
  • Note: 1 2

    ?2nd of Moncoffer?
    Will dated 13 Jun 1732. It is available from
    Died 1733?
    An interesting earlier reference to Russells and Skenes:
    Mr. Alexander Skene. On 24th October, 1593, there is a contract between Mr. John Skene*, one of our sovereign Lord's Advocates, and Helen Somerville, his spouse, on the one part, and Mungo Russell and Gideon Russell, his son, and apparent heir, on the other part, by which they were bound to infeft the said Mr. John Skene and his spouse in liferent, and Mr. Alexander Skene, their third son, ...
    (Memorials of the family of Skene of Skene: from the family papers, ... William Forbes Skene. 1887.)
    * Sir John Skene of Curriehill, who was the Lord-Advocate in the year 1592 - son of James Skene of Wester Corse, qv?
    Scotland?s first paper mill, at Dalry in Edinburgh, was owned in 1590 by Mungo and Gideon Russell but leased to German paper makers.
  • _UID: 2F4A2F1975D34ACEA4675060333146B3391B
  • Change Date: 11 AUG 2011

    Father: Patrick or Peter Russell b: 1630
    Mother: Catherine Campbell

    Marriage 1 Catharine Skene b: 16 JAN 1701
    • Married: 18 JUN 1718 3
    1. Has Children Alexander Russell b: 1723
    2. Has No Children Catherine Russell b: ABT 1723
    3. Has No Children Mary Russell b: ABT 1725
    4. Has No Children Jean Russell

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Jacobite Cess Roll of Aberdeenshire 1715
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1932
    2. Text: Papers of the Russell Family
      University of Aberdeen Historic Collections
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Burkes Landed Gentry Scotland
      Date: 2001
      Page: Russell of Aden
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