Footnote 14 reads
14 Death of Thomas Birney, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Press, January 17, 1899. The obituary misnames his
partner as James R. Woodwell. The membership list for St. John’s Lodge is found in An Address Delivered at the
Request of St. John’s Lodge, no. 219, F. & A.M. at the 444th Stated Meeting, April 12th, 1883, on the History of
the Lodge, and the Establishment of Freemasonry in Pittsburgh. Thomas Birney’s name appears in the
membership list on page 112. No Russells find a place on the list, nor do they receive other mention. For details
see Appendix One.