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Dr George John Boswell Marable
Birth: Oct. 31, 1821
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1910
Oak Ridge
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA

Benjamin Marable was the father of Dr. George B. Marable. Benjamin was born on 1 Mar 1782. He died on 24 Feb 1871. He was married to Sarah Bibb on 20 Aug 1806. He was married to Susan (Susanna) W. Boswell on 12 Sep 1820 in Halifax Co., VA. Susan (Susanna) W. Boswell was born on 11 Mar 1803. She died on 20 Sep 1840 in Halifax Co., VA. She was the daughter of John I. and Barbary Boswell of Lunenburg Co., VA. Benjamin Marable and Susan (Susanna) W. Boswell had the following children:
Dr. George John Boswell Marable, Dr. John Richard W. Marable, Mary Hartwell Marable, Sarah Ann "Sallie" Marable, Charity Louise Marable, Rev. Benjamin Franklin Marable, Susan Frances Boswell Marable, and Lt. William C. Marable. Benjamin Marable and Francis A. Terry were married on August 9th 1842. They had the following children: Daniel Terry Marable, Edward Livingston Marable, Terry Abner Marable, Eliza Jane Marable, and Whitman Tunstall Marable.

Dr. George John Boswell Marable (picture upper right) was born on 30 Oct 1821 in "Walnut Grove" Halifax Co., Virginia. He graduated about 1846 from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Halifax Co., VA; on the census in 1860 in Upshur Co., TX; on the census in 1870 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA; and on the census in 1880 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA.

He was married to Catherine Anne Faulkner on 20 Oct 1848 in Halifax Co., VA. She was born about 1831 in Halifax Co., VA. They left Virginia after 1861 and went first to Texas, arriving there before 1864. By about 1865, however, the family had settled at Bastrop in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

She died March 1, 1865 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. She is buried next to Dr. Marable with a child on each side. They had the following children (Dr. Boswell's children in all caps):
SUSAN B. MARABLE was born about 1849 in Halifax Co., VA.
JOHN BENJAMIN MARABLE, SR. John Benjamin died on 23 Feb 1899 in Bowie, Montague Co., Texas. He was buried after 23 Feb 1899 in Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie, Montague Co., Texas.
FRANCES E. "FANNIE" MARABLE MARBLE born in VA in 1853 in VA. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Morehouse Parish, Bastrop, Louisianna. She died in 1923. She is buried in Christ Church Cemetery near her parents. She was married to Rinaldo Marble in 1898 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. Rinaldo Marble was born in Dec 1822 in MS. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Morehouse Co., Louisiana.
MARY W. MARABLE was born about 1857 in VA.
VIRGINIA MARABLE STUCKEY born in TX born about 1864. She died in 1950. She was married to Mr. Stuckey. Virginia is buried near her parents in Christ Church Cemetery.
KATIE P. MARABLE PARSONS born about 1867 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. She may have died in Roswell, NM (that is probably incorrect). She was married to Ralph H. Parsons on 15 Feb 1885 in Morehouse Co., LA.

GEORGE BOSWELL MARABLE in LA Aug. 1, 1857. was born on 1 Aug 1857 in VA. He died on 12 Sep 1921 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. He was buried on 15 Sep 1921 in Bastrop Cemetery, So. Marable St., Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. He was married to Willie G. Larkin about 1880 in LA. They had the following children: Catherine Ogbourne "Katie" Marable, Willie Marable, Benjamin S. Marable, George F. Marable was born on 27 Sep 1894. He died in Feb 1978.
Sudie Marable was born on 21 Sep 1897. She died on 16 Feb 1983 in Monroe, LA. She was buried after 16 Feb 1983 in Riverview Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA. She was married to Castanedo.
John Cann Marable was born on 1 Sep 1899. He died about 1905. He was buried in Oak Ridge Baptist Cemetery, LA.
Mary B. Marable.

RICHARD "DICK" MARABLE was born on Oct 1, 1861 in Upshur Co., TX and died April 14, 1930. Buried in Christ Church near his mother and dad.

Dr. Marable was a prominent resident of Bastrop for more than 40 years and a principal street near the center of town there bears the Marable name.

Dr. Marable was married to Martha W. Whetstone about 1868. They were in the 1880 census in Morehouse Parish, LA. Martha was 43 and he was listed as 57 at that time. In addition to Eddie and Will, 5 daughters from his previous marriage were also living with them: Susan, Fannie, Mary, Virginia, and Katie. John Benjamin (Sr.) was already on his own by then. He was a druggest. Martha's father was born in SC and her mother was born in AL.

They had the following children: EDMUND "EDDIE" W. MARABLE and WILLIAM "WILL" CULBERT MARABLE They divorced before Dec. 1882. See pictures of EDDIE, WILL, and MARTHA WHETSTONE MARABLE.

EDMUND was born in Nov 1868 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. He was married to Laura Bailey. Edmund W. Marable and Laura Bailey had the following children: James Marable, Pauline Marable, Evelyn Marable. WILLIAM CULBERT MARABLE was born on 22 Jul 1875 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. He died on 8 Oct 1936 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He was married to Bertha Mae Coe on 29 Aug 1900 in NM. William Culbert Marable and Bertha Mae Coe had the following children: Jasper William Marable, Bertha Louise "Ludy" Marable, Cara Mae Marable, and Mallory Culpepper "M. C." Marable.

Dr. Marable was married to Mary Isolene "Lena" (Gilbert) Williams on June 28, 1887 in Bastrop, Morehouse Par., LA. He got a $1000 marriage bond and license from the county for the marriage.

Dr. Marable died at the age of 90, Oct 10, 1910. He was living in Bastrop in the household of his son, George Boswell Marable. He was buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop, Louisiana.

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 Parents:
  Benjamin Marable (1782 - 1871)
  Susanna W Boswell Marable (1803 - 1840)
 
 Spouses:
  Catherine Anne Faulkner Marable (1831 - 1865)
  Mary Isolene Gilbert Marable (1856 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  John Benjamin Marable (1851 - 1899)*
  Frances E. Marable Marble (1853 - 1923)*
  George Boswell Marable (1857 - 1921)*
  Richard Marable (1861 - 1930)*
  Virginia Marable Stuckey (1864 - 1950)*
  Edward W Marable (1869 - 1936)*
  William C Marable (1875 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  George John Boswell Marable (1821 - 1910)
  Jonathan Richard Marable (1823 - 1906)*
  Benjamin Franklin Marable (1831 - 1892)*
  William C. Marable (1837 - 1882)*
  Abner Terry Marable (1849 - 1928)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Christ Church Cemetery
Bastrop
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2009
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Dr George John Boswell Marable
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Dr George John Boswell Marable
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Dr George John Boswell Marable
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- Shirley Burks Wells
 Added: Jan. 11, 2010
Dr. Marable, I wish I could thank you for being my great, great grandfather and also for being a physician and helping so many persons. I look forward to meeting you in heaven some day. Love,
- Nancy (Price) (Witherspoon) Allen
 Added: Jan. 1, 2009
 
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