Laura Ida (Reinhard) Russell
Laura (Reinhard) Russell daughter of Philip Louis and Anna Louise (Lohmann) Reinhard.
Granddaughter of Christian and Philippina (Reinhard - "maiden name" )Reinhard. Reinhard grandparents were from the Oberbieber and Rensdorf regions in Germany. The grandparents came to Lowell, and Watertown in Dodge county, Wisconsin around 1850 a just prior to this date. Laura was born in Watertown, Wisconsin. Her father Philip came to Iroquois county, IL with his family.
Laura was also the granddaughter of Gerhard and Louisa (Virchow) Lohmann who were from Germany. The Virchow family came from Pomer, Germany and came to Dodge/ Jefferson county in Wisconsin. Laura was the wife of Ralph Douglas Russell (1st husband) and mother to Merle Russell (Airforce Veteran)of Indiana, Dorthy Meta (Russell) Kern of Delray, Florida, & Florence Russell Caldwell. She is buried at the Old Burg Cemetery in Iroquois county, IL where some of her Reinhard family are also buried.