Isaac Russell biography

Isaac Russell biography

Dates: 1807-1844

The biography of Isaac Russell including his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada, his missions to England, his family life, and explanations regarding his excommunication from the church.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Russell, Isaac, 1807-1844
  • Call Number: MSS 4101
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public access.
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Initial citation: MSS 4101; Isaac Russell biography; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4101, LTPSC.
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These items are part of the 19th Cenutry Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
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Mormons--United States--Genealogy
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19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Russell (Isaac) biography
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Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:39-0600
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Biographical History

Isaac Russell was born at Windy Haugh near Alston, England, April 13, 1807. In 1817 his family emigrated from England to Canada, settling in Little New York (Toronto). On June 25, 1829, Isaac married Mary Walton. She was born April 17, 1811. In 1836 Parley P. Pratt was set apart as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and sent to Canada. The family was baptized. After being baptized, Isaac and his family moved to Kirtland. He was called on the first mission to England in the company of Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Joseph Fielding, John Goodson and John Snider.

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