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George Marshall
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Birth: May 28, 1779
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: Jan. 7, 1852
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

George was about thirteen years old when he emigrated from Northern Ireland to America with his parents in 1792.

Marriage record (Greenwood County Sketches) revealed George Marshall and Mary Elizabeth Miles married on April 7, 1804.

George was twenty-four and Mary was twenty-three when they married.

The South Carolina Naturalization Petition record (October 31, 1808) revealed George Marshall, a native of Ireland had resided in Newberry County for seven years.

Their children:

Mary Marshall (b.1805)
Isabella Elizabeth Marshall (Smith)
(b.1809 d.1860)

They had been married about five years and their daughter, Isabella was an infant when Mary died in 1809.

The 1810 census revealed George was a widower and owned three slaves. He was living in Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina. Household members: George (26-44), Mary and Isabella (under 10).

Marriage record (Greenwood County Sketches) revealed George Marshall and Jane Carson married on Dec 24, 1811 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.

George was about thirty-one and Jane was about twenty-one when they married.

The 1820 census revealed George was a farmer and owned fourteen slaves. Household members: George (26-44), Jane (26-44), Isabella (10-15), female (10-15), John (under 10), Nancy (under 10) and Jane (under 10).

The 1830 census revealed George owned twenty-seven slaves. Household members: George (50-59), Jane (40-49), male (20-29), John (15-19), Nancy (10-14), Jane (10-14), Joseph (5-9) and Sarah (under 5).

The 1840 census revealed George owned thirty-one slaves. Household members: George (60-69), Jane (50-59), Joseph (15-19), Jane (15-19), Sarah (10-14) and Martha (10-14).

The 1850 census revealed they were living in Saluda Regiment, Abbeville County, South Carolina. Their real estate value was $9,485. George was born in Ireland and Jane was born in Georgia. Their daughter and grandchildren were living with them. Household members: George (71), Jane (61), Nancy McDowell (31), James A McDowell (12), George McDowell (11) Patrick H McDowell (10) and Edwin H McDowell (7).

The 1850 Slave census revealed George Marshall owned thirty-three slaves ranging from age nine months to seventy years.

Six of their seven children:

John S Marshall (b.1813 d.1833)
Nancy N. Marshall(McDowell)(Hutchison)(b.1818)
Jane Roseanne Marshall (b.1820)
Joseph Steen Marshall (b.1824)
Sarah Carson Marshall (b.1827)
Martha Rebecca Marshall (b.1830)

They had been married about forty years when George died on Jan 7, 1852.

"Greenwood County Sketches", p.317-318:

[ Through the first half of the 19th century two of the largest landowners along the upper waters of Hard Labor Creek were the brothers George and Samuel Marshall. Their homes were some six miles west of Greenwood in the section that became known as "Promised Land."

George Marshall was often referred to as "Captain Marshall", presumably his militia rank.

Name of his first wife is Elizabeth Miles in a family Bible and in another family record is Mary Miles. She was born in 1780, died in 1809 and is buried in the Quaker cemetery at Newberry.

His plantation eventually was between 3,000 and 4,000 acres. ]

Court records concerning his grandson James Alexander McDowell, dated 1858 revealed Grandfather: George Marshall deceased 1852, Nancy Narcissa Marshall McDowell mother of James and widow. Now wife of Irvin Hutchison. Grandfather's will: wife Jane, 4 grand kids; James Alexander McDowell, George Marshall McDowell, Patrick Henry McDowell and Edwin Holbrook McDowell.

George lived to the age of 72.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Steen Marshall (1750 - 1842)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Elizabeth Miles Marshall (1780 - 1809)*
  Jane Carson Marshall (1789 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Isabella Elizabeth Marshall Smith (1809 - 1860)*
 
 Sibling:
  George Marshall (1779 - 1852)
  Samuel Marshall (1789 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A member long of the Christian church. An affectionate Husband A Father indeed, and a friend to all.
 
Burial:
Smyrna Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Promised Land
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan Pantelias
Originally Created by: jim ravencraft
Record added: May 03, 2012
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George Marshall
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