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Mehitable Russell Cox Calkins Hall

October 17, 1811–February 1, 1892

Born at Springfield, Otsego County, New York; daughter of Leah Layton and Jonathan Russell. Died at San Francisco. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 56. Lyndon W. Cook, comp., Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, 1839–1845 (Orem, UT: Grandin Book, 1994), 94. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2015), Mehetable Russell LZ1Q-C9B. 1860 U. S. Census, Linn, Cedar Co., Iowa, p. 224, Mehetable Hall; NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 314. 1880 U.S. census, Centerville, Alameda Co., California, p. 526C, Mahitable Hall; NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 62. U.S. census digital images from (, accessed Sept. 2015). “California, Mortuary and Cemetery Records, 1801–1932,” database and images, (, accessed Oct. 2015), Mehitabee Hall; from California State Library Mortuary Records (Northern California), 1849–1900, Sacramento, CA, microfilm reel 6.