b. 9/16/1801 - d. 10/26/1852
Russell (or Russel) was born in the "Territory of the United States South of the Ohio;" He appears on the Warren County, Tennessee, 1836 Tax List in Civil Dist 5 and on the 1850 Census. An inscription on his tombstone at the Old Brown Cemetery at the foot of Brown Mountain notes: "Died a Member of the Methodist Church."
Father: Absalom Brown (c1778-aft1860)
Mother: Mary Green