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Shaker Heights in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jacob Russell

 
 
Jacob Russell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 18, 2008
1. Jacob Russell Marker
Inscription.  

Revolutionary Soldier
Jacob Russell
Born 1746 Windsor, Conn. - Died 1821 Warrensville, Ohio
Enlisted May 12. Discharged October 11, 1775.
8th Company, Connecticut Continental Regiment, 1775.

In 1812 he settled
in the Township of Warrensville
Now Shaker Heights Village, Cleveland, Ohio

Marked by the Western Reserve Chapter
Daughters American Revolution

 
Erected by the Western Reserve Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1746.
 
Location. 41° 28.968′ N, 81° 33.824′ W. Marker is in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on South Park Boulevard near Lee Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Site of Center Family (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Horseshoe Lake (about 700 feet away); Shaker Gate Posts (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Shaker Parklands / The Nature Center at Shaker Lake (approx. 0.7 miles away); East Family (approx. ¾ mile away); Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Van Sweringen Demonstration House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaker Heights.
 
More about this marker. The marker was presumably erected in the 1910s, as Shaker Heights became a city in 1921.
 
Jacob Russell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 18, 2008
2. Jacob Russell Marker
Jacob Russell Marker and gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 18, 2008
3. Jacob Russell Marker and gravesite
Jacob Russell grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 18, 2008
4. Jacob Russell grave marker
Jacob Russell Marker as seen from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, August 18, 2008
5. Jacob Russell Marker as seen from the street
The marker is easily missed if you are not looking for it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,325 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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