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Josephus Pinkney "J P" Marshall
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Birth: 1831
Death: Jan. 16, 1899

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Rockdale, Milam Co., Tex., Jan. 19. -- J.P. Marshall died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Lillie Perry, in this city on Monday morning last, aged 68 years. He was buried Tuesday in the City cemetery. He leaves for children -- Mr. W.H. Marshall and Mrs. Lillian Perry of Rockdale, Mrs. Lola Jones of Cooper, Tex., and Mrs. Fannie Page of Tombstone, Ariz. Mr. Marshall was an old Texan, having resided in this state since 1835, and had been a constant reader of The News for nearly fifty years. . . . Prof. J.P. Marshall was born in Giles county, Tennessee, in 1831, removed to Texas in 1835, went to Richmond, Fort Bend county, in 1853 . . . In 1850 I taught my first school in Texas and have been continuously engaged in teaching ever since -- forty-five years. I claim to have taught longer in Texas tha any teacher in the state. . . . I also claim to hold the first public free school certificate ever issued at Austin, signed by J.C. Degress. I was examined by R.H. Smith at Richmond, June 30, 1871, who told me that I was the first teacher who had applied to him for examination. . . . Dallas Morning News, January 21, 1899
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Death J.P. Marshall, age 68, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.M. Perry, Monday the 16th at 9:00 a.m. and was buried at the City Cemetery the next morning at 10:30 a.m. by Rev. Alfred. He was a native of Tennessee. He leaves 4 children, all grown and married, and a number of grandchildren. He had been a teacher for nearly 50-years. Rockdale Messenger, January 19, 1899
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 Spouse:
  Laura Davis Marshall (1830 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  William Hill Marshall (1855 - 1944)*
  Frances Florence Marshall Page (1857 - 1929)*
  Lillian Marshall Perry (1862 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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J.P.
MARSHALL
DIED
Jan. 17, 1899

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Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Rockdale
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 11, 2010
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Josephus Pinkney J P Marshall
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