The following data is extracted from A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri - Montgomery County.
Robert Russell, of Campbell Co., Va., settled in Montgomery Co., Mo., in 1830. His wife's maiden name was Bridget Bryant. Their children were James, Harrison, John, Mary, Susan, Elizabeth, and Sarah. Mr. Russell died in 1831, and was the first person buried in the noted old Virginia grave yard, of Montgomery County, which received its name from the fact that nearly all who were buried there were Virginians.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri - Montgomery County