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Russell, Samuel Sr. - Lieutenant
On the death of [David Russell's] second wife he married Betsey McAfee, to whom four children were born: Caleb, Samuel, Jane, and Matthew B. Samuel Russell, Sr., was a lieutenant in a company from Butler county in the war of 1812. He died in that county in 1877.
History of Venango County PA 1890
Biography of David Russell
Samuel Russell, the second son [of David Russell] born in 1780 in Butler county, was first lieutenant of a company formed in Butler county during the war of 18112. In 1824 he secured the farm later owned by his son David. He died in 1877.
Venango County, Pennsylvania: her pioneers and people, embracing a general history of the county, and a genealogical and biographical record of representative families, 1919, page 336