1814 – Frances Anna Maria Russell was born. She became a Unitarian at age 70. Her grandson was the famous philosopher Lord Bertrand Russell and her husband was Lord John Russell. She was a friend to many Unitarian literary figures, including Charles Dickens, James Russell Lowell, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. She helped organize the Unitarian church in Richmond, Surrey, England.
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