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Betty Jane Samuels

Betty Jane Samuels

Female 1918 - 2004  (85 years)

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  • Name Betty Jane Samuels  [1, 2, 3
    Born 3 Jul 1918  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 May 2004  Lincoln, Lancaster Cnty, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Oak Mound Cem, Somonauk, DeKalb Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I13689  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 

    Family J. Curtiss Russell,   b. 10 Oct 1917, Sparland, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2000, Somonauk, DeKalb Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 May 1942  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Martha Russell
     2. James Russell
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 21:04:10 
    Family ID F5053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, lists Charles C. Russell and Ella May Hastings as the parents of their son, J. Curtiss Russell, 24, who married Betty Jane Samuels, 23, on 16 May 1942 in Allegheny Cnty, PA. Betty's parents were Charles M. Samuels and Eva May Shearer.
      According to the marriage license application (dated 30 Apr 1942), J. Curtiss was a Minister, born in Sparland, IL, on 10 Oct 1917, then living in Pittsburgh, PA. His father Charles was a farmer, born in Pontiac, IL. His mother was a housewife, born in Sparland, IL. At the time of the application, they lived in Somonauk [DeKalb Cnty], IL.
      The bride-to-be, Betty Jane Samuels, was a clerk who was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 3 Jul 1918. Her parents were then living in Pittsburgh, PA. Her father was a "watchman;" her mother a housewife.
      The marriage license was issued 4 May 1942. The couple were married on 16 May 1942.
      See: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF7W-JXN (LDS Film 1991880).
    • According to the Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Betty Samuels Russell (SSN 341-28-4171) was born 3 Jul 1918 in Pittsburgh, PA and died 28 May 2004. Her father was Charles M. Samuels and her mother was Eva M. Shearer.
    • The Social Security Death Index provides that Betty S. Russel (SSN 341-28-4171; issued by IL) was born 3 Jul 1918 and died 28 May 2004 while living in Lincoln, Lancaster Cnty, NE.
    • According to the "Billion Graves Index," her husband J. Curtiss Russell was born 10 Oct 1917 and died 27 Dec 2000 in Somonauk, DeKalb Cnty, IL, and is buried in Oak Mound Cemetery. (See https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPD-P5S2 [LDS Film 11629637]). His tombstone memorializes his wife Betty S (3 Jul 1918 - 28 May 2004), and also states: "Parents of Martha & James."

  • Sources 
    1. [S846] PA Marriages, 1885-1950 |, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1589502), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF7W-JXN (LDS Film 1991880).

    2. [S281] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    3. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 169362156.