The genealogical community is mourning the passing of George Ely Russell Jr.. Mr. Russell was a well-known genealogist who may be best known for his editing of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly from 1971 to 1986.

A full obituary from the Frederick News-Post can be found at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/fredericknewspost/obituary.aspx?pid=162365921#fbLoggedOut.

George Russell died on 9 January, 2013 at his home in Ijamsville, Maryland – age 85. He will be missed…