R.I.P. – George Ely Russell Jr.


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…

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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