Biography of Agustus S. Russell
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Russell, Augustus Shearman. - The first American ancestor of the now somewhat numerous Russell family was named Ralph. Of the place of his nativity or the precise date of his birth nothing definite can be learned. He came from England, however, and settled near the site of the village that now bears his name, Russell's Mills. Matthew Russell, grandfather of Augustus Shearman Russell, married Elizabeth B. Brownell. Howland Russell, father of Augustus, was born in 1804; married Mary B. Shearman, and died September 24, 1892. Augustus S. was born in the town of Dartmouth, Mass., March 18, 1839. He received his education in the public schools of his native town, and his entire life has been devoted to agriculture. He has always taken an active interest in public affairs, but has never been an aspirant for political honors. He is a member of the South Bristol Farmers' Club. He married Ruth A., daughter of Levi H. Butts.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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