Wells Family - Person Sheet
Wells Family - Person Sheet
NameMeribah Tallman
Birth4 Feb 1777, Dartmouth, Bristol Co, MA
FatherWilliam Tallman (1755-1814)
MotherRhoda Akin (1755-1844)
Misc. Notes
Married (1) John Skiff and (2) John Russel.
A prominent family in the settling of New Bedford, Mass. was the Russels, of England, of whom William Russel was "Lord Russel", Duke of Bedford. They first named the town Bedford, but later prefixed it with the "New" because of the older town of Bedford in Mass. The Duke was executed in the reign of Charles 2nd. Timothy Akin's mother was a Russel, also his second wife was a Russel.
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