1. Mary Russell was born in Dublin and attended a Catholic boarding school. She graduated from University College, Dublin and settled in London. She married writer Ian Graham Rodger and the couple had 3 children. In 1981, she inaugurated her world travels with a visit to Lesotho.
2. Mary Nomme Russell
3. Mary MacSorley Russell (b. 1881), author of juvenalia, 1st half of 20th century
4. Mary Russell (1959)
5. Mary Russell, author of juvenalia, 2nd half of 20th century