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This page is dedicated to our local authors who have taken the time to research and create a manuscript and have that manuscript published. This takes time and dedication to a particular subject. All these books contain material from Van Zandt County. If you or someone you know has published an article in a magazine, a book or other published material that you would like to share with others, please contact Sibyl and the material will be place on this page.
by Bill Russell
"Russells Reunited, " written and published by Bill Russell, details the genealogy of the Russell and allied families back to 1708. It includes about 50 pages dedicated to Doctor William James Park Russell, wife, Ava, and children and grandchildren. This family came to Wills Point in 1886 and descendants remain today in the area. The Russell Methodist Church in Wills Point is named after Dr.Russell's son Eric who was killed along with his son in a Train/Auto accident in Wills Point in 1921. Allied families include the Burnett, Rhodes, Teal, White, Johnson, Cox, and Norton families of Van Zandt County. Also included are transcriptions of original family letters describing life in Wills Point 1886-1900. The Book is over 100 pages in length.
This book may be purchased for $25 by writing to:
Bill Russell, 14 Leeward Court, Maumelle, Arkansas 72113
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