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(John) Russel Plantation

Location: Towns Co., NC
originally located in Union Co.
Constructed: ca. 1830

History: John Russell and his family moved to Union County, Georgia, from Macon County, North Carolina, in the 1830's. The area they lived in became Towns County, Georgia, in the 1850's.

Associated Surnames: Russel

Associated Plantations: Hogback Plantation (Fannin Co., GA)


Associated Free White Names
(years associated with this location shown in parenthesis)

Associated Black Slave Names

1830: Slaves of Robert Taylor
From the 1830 US Federal Census, contributed by Jason Lee Edwards

1860: Slaves of John Russel
From the 1860 Slave Schedule [no. of persons, gender, age, color], contributed by Jason Lee Edwards

Russel slave family on John Russel Plantation
Contributed by Jason Lee Edwards

Jackson “Jack” Russell (Jan 1837 - June 10, 1929)
Contributed by Jason Lee Edwards

Jackson “Jack” Russell was bought by John Russell in 1842 for $304.00 at the estate sale of George Dickey in Fannin County, Georgia. His mother was Susannah Dickey Hall (c.1810 - aft.1880). Susannah was purchased at the estate sale by E. M. Hall. John Russell and E. M. Hall were both sons in law of George Dickey.

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