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Louis Richard Russell (1845-?)
Partner in the Meyer & Russell, mattress manufacturers, in Bay City, MI.

1879 Biography. - Added April, 2010.

Genealogy of That Branch of the Russell Family
Which Comprised the Descendants of John Russel of Woburn, Mass.,
by John Russell Bartlett, 1879.


Born October 21, 1845. He is a machinist; lived in New York, where he learned his business, and pursued the studies of mechanical drawing, algebra, geometry, philosophy and chemistry, at the Cooper Institute. Not succeeding in establishing a business in New York, on his own account, he removed to Bay City, Michigan, in 1873, where he still resides (1879). He became a member of Livingston Lodge, New York, in 1870, and afterward served as Marshal and Senior Deacon. He married at Bay City, August 3, 1875, Jennie, third and youngest child of William R. and Phoebe O. Taylor, who was born at Brighton, Ontario, July 19, 1856. Their child is: Edith Florence Russell, born November 14, 1878.

Additional Notes.

Louis is the son of Henry Adam and Maria (Mandeville) Russell. The father was born February 14, 1822. The mother was the daughter of William and Matilda (Cole) Jackson, of Maryland.

1875 Michigan Marriages: Bay City, Mich.

  • Date: Aug. 3, 1875.
  • Groom: Louis R. Russell, age 29. b. New York
  • Bride: Jennie Taylor, age 19, b. Ontario
  • Official: L. G. Potter, pastor Washington St. M.E. Church.
  • Witnesses: Henry C. Bascom & William A. Taylor.

1893 - Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Meyer & Russell (John G. Meyer, Louis R. Russell), mattress mnfrs, 1910 6th.
  • Meyer, John G. (Meyer & Russell), res 610 Trumbull.
  • Russell, Louis R. (Meyer & Russell), res 219 N. Madison ave.

1900 Census: Bay City, Mich.

  • Russell, Louis R. - b. Oct 21, 1846 Canada
  • Jennie T wife, b. Jul 19, 1857 Mich.
  • Luella G daughter, b. Oct 21, 1890 Mich.
  • Florence daughter, b. Jul 18, 1895 Mich.
Related Pages/Notes

Related Pages:
Pine Ridge Cemetery
People Referenced
Bascom, Henry C.
Cole, Matilda
Jackson, William
Mandeville, Maria (mother)
Meyer, John G.
Potter, L.G. Rev.
Russell, Edith F. (dau.)
Russell, Henry A. (father)
Russell, Louis R. (subject)
Russell, Luella (dau.)
Taylor, Jennie (wife)
Taylor, Phoebe O. Mrs.
TAylor, William A.
Taylor, William R.
Subjects Referenced
Bay City, MI
Brighton, Ontario
Cooper Inst., NY
Livingston Lodge, NY
Methodist Episcopal Ch.
New York
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.