Name: Alexander Russell
Suffix: 2nd of Moncoffer
Note: BLG 1875 has death as 1733
Note: 1 2|
Change Date: 11 AUG 2011
?2nd of Moncoffer?
Will dated 13 Jun 1732. It is available from scottishdocuments.com
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.
Father: Patrick or Peter Russell b: 1630
Mother: Catherine Campbell
Catharine Skene b: 16 JAN 1701
- Alexander Russell b: 1723
- Catherine Russell b: ABT 1723
- Mary Russell b: ABT 1725
- Jean Russell
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Jacobite Cess Roll of Aberdeenshire 1715
Publication: Spalding Club
- Text: Papers of the Russell Family
University of Aberdeen Historic Collections
- Type: Book
Periodical: Burkes Landed Gentry Scotland
Page: Russell of Aden