William Thomas Marsh

Male 24 Jun1843 -


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  • Name William Thomas Marsh 
    Born 24 Jun1843  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Goodspeed Biographical Appendix- Marshall County
      The Goodspeed History of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford, Marshall Counties of Tennessee.
      The Goodspeeds History of Tennessee, 1886.

      WILLIAM T. MARSH is a son of Shelby and Elizabeth J. (Jones) Marsh, and was born June 24, 1843, in Giles County, Tenn., and was reared by a father who, though very wealthy, was a believer in honest toil, and taught his sons to work. He acquired a good rudimentary education, and later attended Cumberland University. He then returned home, and has followed the free and independent life of a farmer up to the present time. He owns 930 acres of very fertile land, and is extensively engaged in stock raising. In 1871 Amelia Jackson became his wife. She is a daughter of Thomas R. and Elizabeth S. (Madry) Jackson, who were born in North Carolina and Missouri, respectively. They both came to Tennessee when young, and became the parents of ten children. The latter was a Democrat, and died in 1883. His widow still lives, and has attained the age of seventy-two years. To Mr. and Mrs. Marsh were born three children-two sons and one daughter. Our subject and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and he is a stanch Democrat.
    Person ID I254  Root Tree
    Last Modified 11 May 2009 

    Father Shelby B Marsh,   b. 12 Nov 1807, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1889  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Dorinda Elizabeth Jones,   b. 04 Aug 1814,   d. 12 Apr 1880, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 4 Sep1837  Maury County, Tennesssee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amelia Jackson 
    Last Modified 11 May 2009 22:24:52 
    Family ID F86  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Census
    1850 Census
Giles County, Tennessee
Shelby B Marsh
    1850 Census Giles County, Tennessee Shelby B Marsh
    1860 Census
Lynnville (Cornersville), Giles County, Tennessee
Shelby B Marsh
    1860 Census Lynnville (Cornersville), Giles County, Tennessee Shelby B Marsh
    1870 Census
Cornersville, Giles County, Tennessee
Shelby B Marsh
    1870 Census Cornersville, Giles County, Tennessee Shelby B Marsh