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Archibald, John Russell[1, 2, 3]

Male 1846 - 1923  (76 years)


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  • Name Archibald, John Russell 
    Born 2 Aug 1846  Greenrigg, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1923  Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 9, 10
    Buried 4 May 1923  Wellsville Cemetery, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 9, 10
    Person ID I1613  A367
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2019 

    Father Archibald, Thomas,   b. 2 Jun 1813, Stony Hill, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1857, Crofthead, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Russell, Elizabeth,   b. 11 Feb 1816, Shotts, Linlithgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1908, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1835  Carnwath parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hendry, Elizabeth Mark,   b. 26 Sep 1849, Whitburn parish, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1919, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [3
    Married 3 Feb 1866  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Archibald, John Hendry,   b. 1867
     2. Archibald, Thomas Hendry,   b. 1869, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1937, Glenwood, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Archibald, Isabell,   b. 26 Apr 1873,   d. 16 Oct 1909  (Age 36 years)
     4. Archibald, Michael Hendry,   b. 23 Sep 1873, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1914, Cardston, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Archibald, James
     6. Archibald, William R. Hendry,   b. 17 Feb 1881,   d. 1 Oct 1901  (Age 20 years)
     7. Archibald, Allen Hendry,   b. 27 Sep 1883, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1950, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kilfoyle, Deseret,   b. 13 Oct 1859, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1916, Wellsville, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [3, 10, 15
    Married 31 Oct 1884  [3, 10, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Archibald, Mary Ann,   b. 1 Oct 1885, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1912, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Archibald, Clara Alberta,   b. 16 Sep 1889,   d. 19 Jun 1972  (Age 82 years)
     3. Archibald, Margaret Kilfoyle,   b. 19 Apr 1900, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1900, Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] History of John Russell Archibald, 1846-1923, Ruth Archibald Aston (grand-daughter), (on-line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~archibald/JRA-hist.html).

    2. [S202] History of Elizabeth Russel Archibald, Jessie Archibald Atkinson, grand-daughter; and Margaret Jane Stuart, (viewed on-line 25 Jun 2005 at
    3. [S87] Our Family, Genealogies and Facts, Lana Archibald, Garland, Utah USA, (Online at < freepages.rootsweb.com/~archibald/genealogy/ >, 6 Feb 2019. ).

    4. [S155] Record of Members. [1859] - 1920; Annual Genealogical Report, Form E, 1907-1919. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Page 32.

    5. [S154] Cemetery Index, Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah USA, (Headstone transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives ).
      Headstone, Wellsville Cemetery: John Russell Archibald, b. 2 Aug 1846, d. 29 Apr 1923
      Citation research by Lana Archibald, Garland, Utah shows birthdate recorded as 2 Aug 1845 at Sidehead, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland (FH Film 104,150). This birth year
      deviation is unresolved

    6. [S76] History of John Russell Archibald, 1846-1923, Ruth Archibald Aston (grand-daughter), (on-line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~archibald/JRA-hist.html).
      Birth occurred 2 August 1946 in Greenrigg, Linlithgowshire, Scotland. Baptism in the LDS Church occurred 15 September 1857 by George Law. Confirmation occurred 16 September 1857 by Alexander Gilkerson in Scotland

    7. [S200] Windows of Wellsville 1856-1984, Copyright 1985 by Wellsville [Utah] History Committee, (Keith W. Watkins & Sons, Inc., Providence, Utah.), John Russell Archibald, p. 426.
      Source records birth occurring 2 Aug 1846 in Crofthead, Scotland. This birth location deviation from other sources is unexplained.

    8. [S154] Cemetery Index, Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah USA, (Headstone transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives ).
      Headstone, Wellsville Cemetery: John Russell Archibald, b. 2 Aug 1846, d. 29 Apr 1923
      Citation research by Lana Archibald, Garland, Utah shows birthdate recorded as 2 Aug 1845 at Sidehead, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland (FH Film 104,150). This deviation is unresolved.

    9. [S76] History of John Russell Archibald, 1846-1923, Ruth Archibald Aston (grand-daughter), (on-line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~archibald/JRA-hist.html).
      Deseret Kilfoyle Archibald died 10 March 1916 and is buried in the family plot in the Wellsville Cemetery
      History records death date as 29 April 1923. This deviation is unresolved. Burial occured at the Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah USA.

    10. [S200] Windows of Wellsville 1856-1984, Copyright 1985 by Wellsville [Utah] History Committee, (Keith W. Watkins & Sons, Inc., Providence, Utah.), John Russell Archibald, p. 426.

    11. [S155] Record of Members. [1859] - 1920; Annual Genealogical Report, Form E, 1907-1919. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Wellsville Ward, Utah, Page 37.

    12. [S202] History of Elizabeth Russel Archibald, Jessie Archibald Atkinson, grand-daughter; and Margaret Jane Stuart, (viewed on-line 25 Jun 2005 at Birth year of 1817 deviates from 1816 on headstone in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah. Headstone date believed more credible.

    13. [S76] History of John Russell Archibald, 1846-1923, Ruth Archibald Aston (grand-daughter), (on-line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~archibald/JRA-hist.html).
      Marriage occurred at Endowment House, Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory on 3 February 1867

    14. [S148] History of the Wescott Family, Ken Wescott, (Viewed on-line on 24 Jun 2005 at ).
      Elizabeth Mark Hendry was born on 26 Sep 1849 in Croftshead, Scotland. She died on 19 Jan 1919 in Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah. Died during the Flu epidemic. Parents: Michael Hendry and Isabella Mark. She was married to John Russell Archibald on 3 Feb 1867 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. Children were John Hendry Archibald.
      1867 marriage year deviates from other sources. This deviation is unresolved.

    15. [S76] History of John Russell Archibald, 1846-1923, Ruth Archibald Aston (grand-daughter), (on-line at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~archibald/JRA-hist.html).
      Married Deseret Kilfoyle on 31 October 1884

    16. [S154] Cemetery Index, Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Utah USA, (Headstone transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives ).
      Headstone, Wellsville Cemetery: Deseret Kilfoyle (Deseret K. Archibald), b. 13 Oct 1899, d. 10 Mar 1916.
      Note: birth year seems to be a transcription error. Probable birth year is 1859. History of John Russell Archibald records marriage occuring 31 Oct 1884.