Looking for information on the BRIGHT/RUSSELLconnection.This line descends down to the Grand Ole Opry star Johnnie Russell.Any information greatly appreciated Thanks, Rick Russell
1.William Lonzo RUSSELL.
He was married to Serena HARRIS (daughter of Ewing W. HARRIS and Mary DAY).Serena HARRIS was born in 1845 in Mississippi.William Lonzo RUSSELL and Serena HARRIS had the following children:
+2 i. Ewing Ike RUSSELL. 3 ii. Lonnie RUSSELL. +4 iii. Susie RUSSELL. +5 iv. Dora RUSSELL. 6 v. Ella RUSSELL. +7 vi. Sally RUSSELL. +8 vii. Nannie RUSSELL.
2.Ewing Ike RUSSELL was born on Mar 9 1877 in Holmes Co., Mississippi.He died on Oct 29 1951 in Holmes Co., Mississippi.
He was married to Maggie Virginia MUIRHEAD (daughter of William Nick MUIRHEAD and Mary Emily MCCLELLAND) on Dec 4 1904 in Holmes Co., Mississippi.Maggie Virginia MUIRHEAD was born on Mar 21 1887 in Holmes Co., Mississippi.She died on Jun 29 1953 in Baptist Hospital, Jackson, MS.She was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Yazoo City, MS.Ewing Ike RUSSELL and Maggie Virginia MUIRHEAD had the following children:
+9 i. William Jesse RUSSELL, SR.. +10 ii. Willie Lee RUSSELL. +11 iii. Tommie "Edgar" RUSSELL. +12 iv. Johnnie O. RUSSELL. +13 v. Clyde N. RUSSELL.
She was married to Grover KEOLHOFER.
She was married to Jackie PENNINGTON.
She was married to Unknown TRUITT.
She was married to Unknown PACE.
12.Johnnie O. RUSSELL.
He was married to Vannie Mae BRIGHT.Johnnie O. RUSSELL and Vannie Mae BRIGHT had the following children:
+25 i. Patsy Ruth RUSSELL. +26 ii. June Montez RUSSELL. +27 iii. John Bright RUSSELL. +28 iv. Michael Owen RUSSELL.