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Families covered: Russell of Bedford

William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (b 08.1610, d 07.09.1700)
m. (11.07.1637) Anne Carr (b 09.12.1615, d 10.05.1684, dau of Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset)
1. Francis, Lord Russell (b 1638, dvp unm bur 21.01.1678-9)
2. William, Lord Russell (b 29.09.1639, dvp 21.07.1683)
  m. (31.07.1669) Rachel Wriothesley (b c1636, d 29.09.1723, dau of Thomas Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton)
  A. Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (b 01.11.1680, d 26.05.1711)
  m. (23.05.1695) Elizabeth Howland (d 29.07.1724, dau/heir of John Howland of Streatham)
i. Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford (b 25.05.1708, dsp 23.10.1732)
  m. (22.04.1725) Anne Egerton (d 16.06.1762/15.04.1763, dau of Scroope Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater)
  ii. John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford (b 30.09.1710, d 15.01.1771)
  m1. (11.10.1731) Diana Spencer (b 1710, d 27.09.1735, dau of Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland)
  a. John Russell (b/d 06.11.1732)
  m2. (02.04.1737) Gertrude Leveson-Gower (b 15.02.1714-5, d 01.07.1794, dau of John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower)
  b. Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock (b 27.09.1739, dvp 22.03.1767)
  m. (08.06.1764) Elizabeth Keppel (d 02.11.1768, dau of William Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle)
  (1) Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (b 23.07.1765, d unm 02.03.1802)
(2) John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (06.07.1766, d 20.10.1839)
  m1. (21.03.1786) Georgiana Elizabeth Byng (d 11.10.1801, dau of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington)
  (A) Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford (b 13.05.1788, d 14.05.1861)
  m. (08.08.1808) Anna Maria Stanhope (d 03.07.1857, dau of Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington)
  (i) Francis Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford (b 01.07.1809, d unm 26.05.1872)
  (B) George William Russell (b 08.05.1790, d 16.07.1846, Maj. General) had issue
  m. (21.06.1817) Elizabeth Anne Rawdon (d 10.08.1874, dau of John Theophilus Rawdon)
  Their eldest son became the 9th Duke of Bedford.
  (C) John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (b 18.08.1792, d 28.05.1878, Prime Minister) had issue§E
  m1. (11.04.1835) Adelaide Lister (d 01.11.1838, dau of Thomas Lister of Armitage Park)
  m2. (20.07.1841) Frances Anna Maria Elliot (d 17.01.1898, dau of Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Earl of Minto)
  m2. (23.06.1803) Georgina Gordon (b 18.07.1781, d 24.02.1853, dau of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon)
  (D) Wriothesley Russell (b 11.05.1804, d 06.04.1886, canon of Windsor) had issue
  m. (23.06.1829) Elizabeth Laura Henrietta Russell (d 05.05.1886, dau of William Russell) @@ below
  (E) Edward Russell (b 24.04.1805, dsp 21.05.1887)
  m. (08.02.1860) Mary Ann Taylor (d 16.10.1874, dau of Aaron Taylor of Kensington)
  (F) Charles James Fox Russell (b 10.02.1807, d 29.06.1894, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (02.04.1834) Isabella Clarissa Davies (d 19.06.1884, dau of William Davies of Penylan)
(G) Francis John Russell (b 23.10.1808, dsp 28.01.1869, Captain RN)
  m. (13.04.1844) Elizabeth Peyton (d 02.02.1888, dau of Rev. Algernon Peyton)
  (H) Henry Russell (b 17.02.1816, d 02.05.1842, Captain RN)
  m. (21.09.1841) Henrietta Maria Stopford (d 04.02.1869, dau of Admiral Hon Sir Robert Stopford)
  (I) Cosmo George Russell (b 02.07.1817, d 18.12.1875, Major)
  m. (21.10.1851) Annie Norbury (d 18.04.1886, dau of John George Norbury)
(J) Alexander George Russell (b 16.12.1821, d 10.01.1907, General) had issue
  m. (03.07.1844) Anne Emily Worsley-Holmes (d 16.10.1906, dau of Sir Leonard Worsley-Holmes, 9th Bart)
  (K) Georgiana Elizabeth Russell (d 22.03.1867)
  m. (13.01.1842) Charles Romilly (d 28.08.1887)
  (L) Louisa Jane Russell (b 08.07.1812, d 31.03.1905)§R§
  m. (25.10.1832) James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn (d 31.10.1885)
  (M) Rachel Evelyn Russell (d 21.02.1898)
  m. (03.04.1856) Lord James Wandesforde Butler (d 13.12.1893)
(3) William Russell (b 20.08.1767, d 06.05.1840)
  m. (11.07.1789) Charlotte Anne Villiers (d 31.08.1808, dau of George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey)
  (A) Francis Russell (b 07.03.1793, d unm 24.11.1832, Lt. Colonel)
  (B) George Russell (b 07.04.1795, d 15.09.1825)
  (C) John Russell (b 10.07.1796, d 27.04.1835, Commander RN) had issue
  m. (21.08.1822) Sophia Coussmaker, Baroness de Clifford (d 03.01.1874)
  Ancestors of extant Barons De Clifford.
  (D) William Russell (b 15.07.1800, d 05.09.1884) had issue
  m. (17.05.1828) Emma Campbell (d 14.01.1886, dau of John Campbell of Schawfield)
(E) Gertrude Frances Russell (d 23.01.1841)
  m. (15.05.1816) Hon. Henry Grey Bennet (d 29.05.1836, of Tankerville family)
  (F) Elizabeth Laura Henrietta Russell (d 05.05.1886)
  m. (23.06.1829) Wriothesley Russell (b 11.05.1804, d 06.04.1886, canon of Windsor) @@ above
  c. Caroline Russell (d 26.11.1811)
  m. (1762) George Spencer-Churchill, 4th Duke of Marlborough (b 26.01.1739, d 30.01.1817)
  iii. Rachel Russell (d 22.05.1777)
m1. (04.08.1722) Scroope Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater (b 11.08.1681, d 11.01.1745)
  m2. Sir Richard Lyttleton (dsp 01.10.1770)
  iv. Elizabeth Russell (d 08.06.1784)
  m. (03.02.1726) William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex (b 1697, d 08.01.1743)
  B. Rachel Russell (d 28.12.1725)
  m. (21.06.1688) William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (b 1672, d 04.06.1729)
  C. Catherine Russell (d 31.10.1711)
  m. (17/23.08.1693) John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland (b 18.09.1676, d 22.02.1721)
3. James Russell (b c1648, dspm 22.06.1712)
  TCB (vol 3, Trott or Ttrot of Laverstoke) identifies James as the 6th son , 'of Maidwell', and first married to ...
  m1. (c07.1682) Elizabeth Wright (b c1621, d before 08.1698, dau of Sir Edward Wright of Swakeleys, Lord Mayor of London)
  m2. Elizabeth Lloyd (d 01.12.1736)
  A. Tryphena Russell (a 1737)
  m. Thomas Scawen of Maidwell (d 1774)
4. Diana Russell (b 09.04.1652, d 13.12.1701, 2nd dau)
  m1. (29.08.1667) Greville Verney, de jure 9th Lord Willoughby de Broke (b 26.01.1648/9, d 23.07.1668)
  m2. (15.07.1675) William Alington, 3rd Lord of Killard, 1st Lord of Wymondley (d 01.02.1684/5)
5. Margaret Russell (bur 09.01.1701-2, 3rd daughter)
  m. (22.11.1691) Edward Russell, Earl of Orford (dsp 26.11.1727)
6.+ 4 sons and 1 daughter

Main source(s): BP1934 (Bedford)
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