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JOE C. RUSSELL, grocer, Elkton, Ky., is a native of Todd County, and a son of Jesse Russell, deceased, and the third of his family of four sons. He . is justly entitled to the term native, as he was born and bred in Elkton, which has constantly been his” home. He early began a mercantile career, first as salesman and manager of his father’s store. In December, 1878, he opened a business house for himself, and is now engaged in a thriving grocery trade on Clarksville Street, south side of public square, in Elkton. Mr. Russell was married in Logan County, Ky., in May, 1874, to Miss Eva, Merrell, daughter of Mrs. P. A. Merrell, of Williamstown, Grant County, Ky. She was born October 21, 1854. Both Mr. and Mrs. Russell are members of the Christian Church. They have two children: Sinclair M. and Stella L. Russell, the former born June 9, 1878, and the latter June 7, 1882.

MLA Source Citation:

Battle, J. H. Counties Of Todd And Christian, Kentucky. Historical And Biographical. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., Chicago And Louisville. 1884. At current time this manuscript consists of only the Todd County section and a few biographies from Christian County. Web. 26 August 2016.
- Last updated on May 18th, 2011

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