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Biographical Sketch of John P. Marshall

John P. Marshall was born in New Alresford, Hampshire, England, October 11, 1846. His father was William Marshall, a contractor and builder of that town. Leaving school, John P. Marshall worked in the drygoods business at Southampton, and at Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, until 1865, when he came to Montreal where he worked in the wholesale drygoods business until September, 1868, when he moved to Chicago. In February, 1870, he came to Wakefield and took up land southwest of town. This he farmed until January, 1890, when he was called to take the management of the Co-operative Store in Wakefield, a position he still holds. He married in June, 1872, Miss Adelaide Pearson, of Baltimore, Maryland, and of their children two girls and three boys are...

Marshall, Delbert William – Obituary

The infant child of Mr. And Mrs. Oscar Marshall died Monday. Little Delbert William was only two months and three weeks of age and had suffered from heart ailment throughout its short life. The funeral was held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the home of the grandmother, Mrs. Vera Bailey. Interment in the Enterprise cemetery. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday October 16,...

Marshall, Katherin Mrs. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Katherin Marshall died Sunday, Jan. 24th, 1937 at Wallowa. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Wallowa Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the pastor, Rev. E.A. Pollock. Burial was in Wallowa cemetery. Katherin Jones was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1873 and died at the age 64 years, six months and 20 days. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Marion Jones. Her parents came to Oregon when she was a small girl and settled in the Grande Ronde valley where she was married to William Marshall in 1886. She and her husband moved to Harney County and lived there several years, then returned to La Grande and later went to Portland, coming to Wallowa 14 years ago. Mr. Marshall passed away eight years ago. Two daughters survive, Mrs. Letha Chapman of Prairie Creek, and Mrs. Nellie Sherod of Wallowa, and two sons, Robert of Enterprise and Jess of Wallowa, and there were three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Cochran and Mrs. Ella Webb of Wallowa. One son, Frank died eight years ago. Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, January 28, 1937 Page 5 Contributed by: Sue...

Biographical Sketch of W. A. Marshall

W. A. Marshall, furniture dealer, and present mayor of Tullahoma, Tennessee, was born in Lincoln County, Tennessee, in 1842, and is the son of J. W. and Nancy  T. (Neal) Marshall, natives of Prince Edwards County, Virginia. Reared on the farm of his parents; our subject received his education at the neighboring schools. At the age of thirteen he came with his parents to Tullahoma, and entered his father’s store, remaining until the opening of the late war. He then enlisted in Company B (Confederate), of Turney’s First Regiment of Tennessee Infantry. After the war he returned home, working at different occupations until 1876, when he opened a stove and furniture store. Selling his stock of stoves in 1885, he has since carried furniture only, the only establishment of the kind in the city. For several years Mr. Marshall served on the police force of Tullahoma, and for seven years was a member of the board of aldermen. February 4, 1886, he was elected mayor for a term of two years, the first man elected to that position by the people of that city. He is a member of the Odd Fellow’s Lodge, and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and is a democrat. In 1865 our subject was married to Lucinda C., daughter of Robert Darwin, deceased, of Tullahoma. They have had twelve children, four of whom are dead: Mary L., born January 3, 1867; Emma C., March 14, 1871; William R., April 15, 1874, Lottie L., November 29, 1875; Harry L., March 12, 1877; Daisy L., May 20, 1879; Josiah M., May 8, 1881, and Minnie V., born June...

Eleanor Blanche Todd Marshall of South Orange NJ

MARSHALL, Eleanor Blanche Todd9, (William N.8, Harvey M.7, Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 11, 1866, married Nov. 11, 1896, James, son of William D. and Anna B. (Turk) Marshall, who was born June 10, 1869. Both Mr. and Mrs. Marshall were born in Somers, N. Y., and in 1920 were living in South Orange, N. J. Children: I. Elizabeth Wilson, b. April 18, 1898. II. Boy, b. Oct. 15, 1900, d. Oct. 19, 1900. III. William Todd, b. Sept. 2, 1904, d. Jan. 1, 1905. IV. Eleanor, b. July 14,...

Margaret Garner and Seven Others – Fugitive Slave Law

Of this recent and peculiarly painful case we give a somewhat detailed account, mainly taken from the Cincinnati papers of the day. About ten o’clock on Sunday, 27th January, 1856, a party of eight slaves – —two men, two women, and four children— – belonging to Archibald K. Gaines and John Marshall, of Richwood Station, Boone County, Kentucky, about sixteen miles from Covington, escaped from their owners. Three of the party are father, mother, and son, whose names are Simon, Mary, and Simon, Jr.; the others are Margaret, wife of Simon, Jr., and her four children. The three first are the property of Marshall, and the others of Gaines. They took a sleigh and two horses belonging to Mr. Marshall, and drove to the river bank, opposite Cincinnati, and crossed over to the city on the ice. They were missed a few hours after their flight, and Mr. Gaines, springing on a horse, followed in pursuit. On reaching the river shore, he learned that a resident had found the horses standing in the road. He then crossed over to the City, and after a few hours diligent inquiry, he learned that his slaves were in a house about a quarter of a mile below the Mill Creek Bridge, on the river road, occupied by a colored man named Kite. He proceeded to the office of United States Commissioner John L. Pendery, and procuring the necessary warrants, with United States Deputy Marshal Ellis, and a large body of assistants, went on Monday to the place where his fugitives were concealed. Arriving at the premises, word was sent to the fugitives...

Biography of William H. Marshall

The combination of human attributes which yields success in many fields, though a rare one, is embodied in the subject of this review. The drug business, manufacturing, stock raising, what ever he has turned his hand to, has given a balance on the right side of the ledger, so carefully has he studied and so well has he wrought. William H. Marshall was born April 23, 1851, in Warren County, Indiana. He was the youngest of eleven children, five of whom are still living. His father was Edward P. Marshall and his mother Ann (Kellam) Marshall, both being natives of Pennsylvania, and of Quaker ancestry and belief. The parents in the early forties settled in Indiana, where the father followed farming and stock raising till 1854, when he removed to Vermillion, Illinois, where he died in 1857. His mother having passed away in 1852, our subject was thrown upon his own resources at an unusually early age. His education was obtained in the common schools, and at the age of twenty he obtained a place in a drugstore at Rossville, Illinois. Here he remained two years, rapidly mastering the details of the business. Leaving Rossville he located at Shipman, Illinois, and there soon found a friend who made it possible for Mr. Marshall to start in business for himself. Success smiled upon him from the beginning, and at the end of five years he sold out and came to Rock Island in search of wider opportunities. This was in April, 1880. He bought the Harper House Pharmacy, which he conducted twenty-two years, retiring in 1902 to be able to...

Biography of Daniel B. Marshall

Daniel B. Marshall, assistant cashier of the Saline Valley Bank at Lincoln, represents a family that had been identified with this section of Kansas for a great many years and is at once one of the wealthiest and most influential in Lincoln County. Abram Marshall, his father, is not only a banker, but had employed his means and energy in the development and upbuilding of the City of Lincoln and the agricultural interests of this part of the state. Abram Marshall was born on the Brandywine River in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 1851. He belongs to some of the original stock of that historic part of Pennsylvania. This branch of the Marshall family originated in Holland and the ancestors came to Pennsylvania at the same time with the colony of William Penn. The Marshalls received a deed to a tract of land direct from William Penn, and Abram Marshall spent his early life in an environment that had associations with the Marshall family going back for a number of generations. He was a vigorous young man of twenty-eight years when he came to Kansas in 1879 and took a position as railroad telegraph operator at Minneapolis. In 1880 he arrived at Lincoln and in the following year established the Saline Valley Bank. He took the role of assistant cashier with that new institution, but after a year or so was promoted to cashier, and since 1890 had owned the controlling interest in the bank and had been its president since 1910. The Saline Valley Bank is one of the strong and substantial financial institutions of Northern Kansas. It had...

Biography of Col. Thomas A. Marshall

Col. Thomas A. Marshall, deceased, late of Charleston; was a son of Hon. Thos A. Marshall, a prominent lawyer, and for more than twenty years Judge of the Court of Appeals of Kentucky; he was born in Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 4, 1817; in early childhood, he removed with his parents to Paris, Bourbon Co., Ky.; his opportunities for obtaining an education were excellent and were appreciated and improved by him; he early became a student in Transylvania University, and, in about 1833, entered Kenyon College, but near the close of the Junior year, he left College, and was employed for a few months on the survey of the Louisville & Lexington Railroad; after reading law and attending a course of lectures in the law department of Transylvania University, in Lexington, Ky., his father being then a law professor in that institution, he was admitted to the bar, and, in 1837, began practice in Vicksburg, Miss., where he enjoyed a very successful law practice until his removal to Illinois. He was married Sept. 4. 1838, to Miss Ellen I. Miles, daughter of Dr. James I. Miles, of Frankfort, Ky.; in November, 1839, he removed to Coles Co., where he bad previously purchased a tract of 800 acres of land, known as Dead Man’s Grove; he removed to Charleston two years afterward and resumed the practice of his profession; turning his attention to politics, he became a leading politician, and was associated with Abraham Lincoln, Lyman Trumbull, David Davis, John M. Palmer, N. B. Judd and others in the organization of the Republican party in 1856, previously to which time he...
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