Ellen A. Marshall1,2,3

ID# 14478, (abt 1839 - )
FatherGeorge M. Marshall4 (1812 - bef 1872)
MotherPersis Clark Cobb1,4 (23 Nov 1815 - bef 1869)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1839, Kentucky5,6,7,8
Marriage: Samuel R. Burks, 7 Feb 1860, Crittenden Co., Kentucky2,9,10
Marriage: J. W. Fox, 16 Nov 1879, Crittenden Co., Kentucky11,12

Spouse: Samuel R. Burks (24 Dec 1832 - 8 Apr 1877)
     Children:

  • George Burks21 (30 Jun 1861 - 29 Oct 1861)
  • Charles Burks22,23 (abt 1863 - )
  • Mattie C. Burks24 (13 May 1865 - 19 Aug 1866)
  • Minnie Burks22,25 (abt 1866 - )
  • Samuel Burks22,23 (Sep 1869 - )
  • Walter Burks23 (abt 1872 - )
  • Oscar Burks23 (abt 1874 - )

Spouse: J. W. Fox (about 1820 - )
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Ellen A. Marshall was born about 1839 in Kentucky.5,6,7,8 She was probably the female under age 5 listed in the household of her father, George M. Marshall, in the 1840 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky.13 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of District No. 1, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents, George M. Marshall and Persis Clark Cobb.3,14
     Ellen married first Samuel R. Burks on 7 Feb 1860 in Crittenden Co., Kentucky.2,9,10
     Ellen and Samuel R. Burks appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, enumerated 13 Jul 1860, in the household of William E. Dyens and his family, another carpenter. He reported personal estate of $500.15
     On 16 Aug 1851 her mother's brother, Gideon Dyer Cobb Jr., gave a 185-acre parcel to her and all her children.16
     Ellen and Samuel appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, enumerated 2 Aug 1870, reporting real estate valued at $700. Their children Charles, Minnie and Samuel were listed as living with them, as was Betha Simmons, age 23, relationship unknown. They were apparently living near her brother Henry and his family, as they are listed next in the record.17
     Her husband died on 8 Apr 1877.18,19
     Ellen married second J. W. Fox on 16 Nov 1879 in Crittenden Co., Kentucky.11,12
     Ellen and J. W. Fox appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Dycusburg, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, enumerated 10 Jun 1880. His son Charles by his previous marriage, and her children by her previous marriage, Charles, Minnie, Samuel, Walter and Oscar, were listed as living with them.20

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. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Samuel R. Burks and Ellen A. Marshall.
  3. [S1783] George M. Marshal household, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  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 11 and state.
  6. [S2795] Wm. E. Dyens household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 21 and state.
  7. [S2796] Saml. R. Burks household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 28 and state.
  8. [S2799] J. W. Fox household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows age 40 and state.
  9. [S2795] Wm. E. Dyens household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S2976] "Dycusburg Cemetery", shows him as S. R. Burks h/o of Ellen A. Marshell.
  11. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for J. A. Fox and Mrs. Ellen A. Burkes, shows date and county.
  12. [S2799] J. W. Fox household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows married during census year.
  13. [S1802] Geo. M. Marshall household, 1840 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  14. [S840] George M. Marshall, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  15. [S2795] Wm. E. Dyens household, 1860 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  16. [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.
  17. [S2796] Saml. R. Burks household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  18. [S2976] "Dycusburg Cemetery", shows date.
  19. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for J. A. Fox and Mrs. Ellen A. Burkes, shows they married 16 Nov 1879.
  20. [S2799] J. W. Fox household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
  21. [S2976] "Dycusburg Cemetery", shows him as George Burks s/o of S. R. & E. A.
  22. [S2796] Saml. R. Burks household, 1870 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  23. [S2799] J. W. Fox household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows the boy as step-son of Ellen's husband.
  24. [S2976] "Dycusburg Cemetery", shows him as Mattie C. Burks d/o of S. & E.
  25. [S2799] J. W. Fox household, 1880 U.S. Census, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, shows the girl as step-daughter of Ellen's husband.