John Russel Landon

Other Name:
John Russell Landon, John R. Landon
September 11, 1765
February 27, 1851
Home Town:
Salisbury, CT
Later Residences:
Litchfield, CT
Castleton, VT
Anna Champion Landon (January 10, 1796)
Biographical Notes:
John Russel Landon was born in 1765 in Salisbury, Connecticut. He served as High Sheriff of Litchfield County from 1801-1818. He and his wife had five children, including four daughters who attended the Litchfield Female Academy. The couple moved to Castleton, Vermont, where they remained until their deaths.

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Secondary Sources:
Trowbridge, Francis Bacon The Champion genealogy : a history of the descendants of Henry Champion, of Saybrook and Lyme, Connecticut, together with some account of other families of the name, Printed for the author : Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1891 accessible online at

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