Our East Texas Heritage - From Alabama to Upshur County
Steve's mother, Margie Nell Russell, comes from some long standing Upshur County, Texas families. The surnames include: Stanley, Russell, Cox, Wyatt, and Atkinson. These families came to Texas circa 1850 from Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. We've just started this branch, so more will come. Last Updated Nov. 27, 2002.
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The Cox/Stanley Genealogy Report
The Cox's and Stanley's met in Arkansas and ended up together in Upshur County. This is a closer look at the Stanley ties with the Cox's.
The Stanley Genealogy Report
A detailed lineage of our Stanley's who began as farmers in the early 1800's in Alabama, moved through Arkansas and finally settled in Upshur County, where they served their community by establishing the Lone Pilgrim Primitve Baptist Church which is still in existence today.
A History of the Lone Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church
Founded by D.W. Stanley, 1914, Upshur County, Texas.
Obituary of Daniel Wilson Stanley
1932 Gilmer Mirror.
Family Story Corner
A growing collection of stories contributed by all of the cousins we have come to know as our research has continued. Anyone who would like to contribute, please e-mail.
1900 Upshur County Census (Partial)
A listing of the first 112 households on the 1900 Upshur County Census for the Big Sandy/Pritchett/Latch area, Enumeration District 122. This is a VERY big file, so be patient. It includes birth month and year as well as birth state and father's and mother's birth state. This will be added to until this entire district is complete. Legibility was not optimum, so any corrections are welcome, please e-mail.
1920 Upshur County Census (Partial)
A listing of the 157 households on the 1920 Upshur County Census for the Big Sandy/Pritchett/Latch area, Enumeration District 118. Legibility was not optimum, so any corrections are welcome, please e-mail.
A pictorial history of our Upshur County families from 1895 to 1950.
More Upshur County Family Photos
Includes Wyatts, Russells, Atkinsons, Stanleys
Russell Family Genealogy Report
This report details our line of Russell's from 1784 Virgina to 20th century Upshur County, Texas.
Russell Family History From Pennsylvania to Upshur County, Texas
Biographies authored by myself about four generations of our direct line Russells.
A Russell Biography - Life in Alabama
This biography was written about Alfred Russell in 1893. It gives us a good idea of what their lives in Alabama were like.
Russell Surname - Alabama Census Transcriptions 1850- 1900
Actual transcriptions from census records for our Russell family in Marshall County. More to come...
Russell Surname - Alabama Census Transcriptions 1900
Actual transcriptions from soundex census records for all Russells in Marshall and Blount counties in 1900 Alabama.
Russell Surname - Alabama Census Transcriptions 1910
Actual transcriptions from soundex census records for all Russells in Marshall and Blount counties in 1910 Alabama.
Russell Surname - Alabama Census Transcriptions 1920
Actual transcriptions from soundex census records for all Russells in Marshall and Blount counties in 1920 Alabama.
Russell Family Cemetery, Marshall County, Alabama
The Russell family who migrated to Upshur County, lost a family cemetery to a reservoir built in the 1940's. This survey is the only record we have and the graves that were not moved are now under water.