|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1853|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1926|
He was a the son of John Warrior Marshall, Sr. and Ann Elizabeth Dunavant.
He married Sarah Jane Nunn 18 Dec 1878 in Henry Co., VA.
THE HENRY BULLETIN, Tue., April 3, 1926, p. 1, cols. 1 & 2:
Mr. D. E. Marshall, age 73, whose home is on Cleveland Street, died suddenly on Friday evening a few hours after being stricken at his work. Mr. Marshalls' death was a great surprise to all who knew him. Stricken at his work in the afternoon, he was brought to his home, and was thought to be recovering from the attack when he expired suddenly at about half past ten in the evening.
Dock Early Marshall was one of nine children born to John W. Marshall and Ann Donnovant. His birth took place on Sept. 18th, 1853, near Horsepasture and had he lived until the fall of this year he would have been 73 years of age. Mr. Marshall lived with his parents near Horsepasture until he had reached his majority, when he moved to Martinsville. Here, on December 18th, 1878, he was united in marriage to Sarah Jane Nunn who survives him.
To this union the following children were born: Mrs. W. F. Hart of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. W. B. Kent of Saltville, Va.; Mrs. B. N. Davis of Roanoke; O. W. Marshall of Colorado; Miss Sarah Brown (Marshall) of Richmond; and Miss Hilda (Marshall) of this city. All of the above mentioned are still living. Besides these, Mr. Marshall leaves to mourn his loss seven grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: J. T. and B. L. Marshall of Martinsville; Mrs. J. W. Doyle of Ridgeway; Mrs. J. H. Ashworth, Mrs. John Hill, both of Martinsville, and Miss Annie Marshall of Hot Springs. Mrs. Geo. Hill, sister, and Mr. J. W. and T. T. Marshall, brothers, preceded him in death.
The deceased at the time of his death was a member of the Methodist Church, a loyal member of the Pythian Lodge here, and also a member of Rajah Temple D. O. K. K., Roanoke.
His funeral took place from his home on Cleveland Ave., Sunday, April 11th, followed by burial in Oakwood Cemetery.
(Long list of names of pall bearers and flower bearers is given.)Source:Bruce Locke.
Ref.: FOLLOW THE PERIWINKLE, VOL. II, Oakwood Cemetery, p. 54: Dock E. Marshall, 9/18/1853 - 4/9/1926; Sarah N. Marshall,4/24/1856 - 8/21/1934; Clarence J. Marshall, 11/7/1912 - 12/5/1912.
John Warrior Marshall (1822 - 1884)
Ann Elizabeth Donavant Marshall (1832 - 1890)
Sarah Jane Nunn Marshall (1856 - 1934)*
Donna Marshall Brown (1882 - 1909)*
Lelia Esther Marshall Davis (1884 - 1945)*
Oscar Ward Marshall (1886 - 1951)*
Lockie Ann Marshall (1895 - 1900)*
Hilda Gray Marshall (1898 - 1988)*
Thomas Thumb Marshall (1851 - 1903)*
Dock Early Marshall (1853 - 1926)
Susan J. Marshall Ashworth (1859 - 1944)*
John Warrior Marshall (1864 - 1918)*
James Thomas Marshall (1866 - 1940)*
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
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