George Ernest Russell

Male 1880 - 1958  (77 years)


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  • Name George Ernest Russell  [1
    Born 29 Sep 1880  Prescott, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jul 1958  Macomb, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8617  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 

    Father William Alexander Russell,   b. 1854, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lois Countryman,   b. 7 Dec 1853, Rockport, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1933, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1872  St Lawrence County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edith M. Walling,   b. May 1882, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1954, Willow Grove, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Nov 1897  Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lois Ester Russell,   b. 1901, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1988  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     2. Dorothy Joy Russell,   b. 1916, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2001, Willow Grove, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     3. Ernest William Russell,   b. 7 Nov 1898, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1981, Royersford, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. Lewis Russell,   b. 1901, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Raymond Howard Russell,   b. 1903, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Ruth Marion Russell,   b. 1907, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Harold Ernest Russell,   b. 23 Apr 1909, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1989, Canastota, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     8. John Walling Russell,   b. 30 Oct 1914, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1950, Willow Grove, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy Lancto 
    Married 11 Aug 1922  Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Vera Russell,   b. 1929,   d. 1992  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     2. Irvin Russell  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - 1910 U.S. Census, Ogdensburg, NY: Ernest Russell is 29 and working as an engineer on a steamboat. He lives at 107 Main St. with his wife Edith (27) and children Ernest (11), Lewis (9), Raymond (7), Ruth (3) and Harold (11 months). Also living with them is Edith's mother Alice McCarthy (45). Russell and Edith have been married for 12 years. They have had five children and all are still alive.

      - Ernest Russell was 77 years old and living at 303 Gertrude St. in Syracuse when he died on 23 July 1958 at the McHeffey cabin near Macomb, where he and his wife had come for a vacation. He was born 29 Sept 1880 in Prescott, Ontario to William and Lois Countryman Russell. He married Dorothy Lancto in Ogdensburg on Aug. 11, 1922. He was employed at the Yates Hotel in Syracuse for 22 years and later worked for six years at the L.C. Smith Co. in Syracuse. He is survived by his wife, and children Ernest Russell (Willow Grove, Pa.), Mrs. Carl Delsetti (Willow Grove), Ruth Russell (Horseman, Pa.), Mrs. Fred Matthews (Dallas, Texas), Mrs. William Consadine (Phoenix, N.Y.), Harold Russell (Canestota, NY), Raymond Russell (Syracuse), Irvin Russell (Syracuse),
      Mrs. Edgar Crossman (Syracuse). He is also survived by a sister Mrs. Esther Fury (Elmira, NY) and two brothers, Ralph Russell (ogdensburg) and Frank Russell (Petosky, Mich). Burial was in the Ogdensburg Cemetery.

      - Between 1920 and August 11, 1922 when Ernest was remarried to Dorothy Lancto, he and Edith were divorced. Ernest stayed on in Ogdensburg until the following year when he and Dorothy moved to Syracuse. He remained in Syracuse until his death 35 years later. He and Dorothy had at least four children; Irvin Russell, Mrs. Alfred Curtis, Mrs. Edgar Crossman, and Mrs. William Consadine.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.
      Record for William A Russell

    2. [S8] Como-recore.FTW.

    3. [S9] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.
      Record for Geo Ernest Russell

    4. [S29] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Record for Lois Countryman