Edwin M. Marshall1,2,3

ID# 14477, (abt 1837 - )
FatherGeorge M. Marshall4 (1812 - bef 1872)
MotherPersis Clark Cobb1,4 (23 Nov 1815 - bef 1869)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1837, Kentucky5,6,7
Marriage: Martha E. Neal, 14 May 1861, Lyon Co., Kentucky8,9,10

Spouse: Martha E. Neal (about 1843 - )
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Edwin M. Marshall was born about 1837 in Kentucky.5,6,7 He was probably the male under age 5 listed in the household of his father, George M. Marshall, in the 1840 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky.11 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of District No. 1, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents, George M. Marshall and Persis Clark Cobb.2,12
     On 16 Aug 1851 his mother's brother, Gideon Dyer Cobb Jr., gave a 185-acre parcel to her and all her children.13
     Edwin married Martha E. Neal on 14 May 1861 in Lyon Co., Kentucky.8,9,10
     Edwin and Martha appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, enumerated 16 Jul 1870.14
     Edwin and Martha appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, enumerated 16 Jun 1880. His nieces, Millie E. Marshall, age 18, and Alice W. Marshall, age 8, are listed as living with them.15
     He was a clerk in a dry goods store in 1870, and by 1880 apparently owned his own business, as he reported his occupation as merchant.16,17

Citations

  1. [S2793] Crittenden Co. Deeds, B:893-4, Gideon D. Cobb to Persus C. Marshall & her children John C. Marshall, Edwin M. Marshall, Ellen A. Marshall, Gideon D. Marshall, Henry B. Marshall, Mary E. Marshall & Charles U. Marshall, 15 Dec 1851.
  2. [S1783] George M. Marshal household, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  3. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Edwin M. Marshall and Martha E. Neal.
  4. [S1783] George M. Marshal household, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows both in household apparently as parent and child.
  5. [S1783] George M. Marshal household, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 13 and state.
  6. [S821] Ed M. Marshall household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 32 and state.
  7. [S2794] E. M. Marshall household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 42 and state.
  8. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Edwin M. Marshall and Martha E. Neal, shows date and county.
  9. [S821] Ed M. Marshall household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S2794] E. M. Marshall household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows married.
  11. [S1802] Geo. M. Marshall household, 1840 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  12. [S840] George M. Marshall, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  13. [S2793] Crittenden Co. Deeds, B:754-5, Theophilus Killen & wife to Gideon D. Cobb, 29 May 1851; and B:893-4, Gideon D. Cobb to Persus C. Marshall & her children John C. Marshall, Edwin M. Marshall, Ellen A. Marshall, Gideon D. Marshall, Henry B. Marshall, Mary E. Marshall & Charles U. Marshall, 15 Dec 1851.
  14. [S821] Ed M. Marshall household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  15. [S2794] E. M. Marshall household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S821] Ed M. Marshall household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as clerk in a dry goods store.
  17. [S2794] E. M. Marshall household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as merchant.