Benjamin Marion, Sr. "The Immigrant" (c.1662 - 1735) MP

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Birthplace: La Chaume, Poitou, France
Death: Died in Berkeley County, SC
Occupation: Forced to immigrate to north America c1682. Left via the Isle de Rhee, France. Resided on Goose Creek, near Charleston
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About Benjamin Marion, Sr. "The Immigrant"

Benjamin Marion, Sr. was born ca. 1665 in Chaume en Poitou, France and died ca. 1735 in Goose Creek, St. James Parish, South Carolina.

Married:

  1. Louisa D'Aubrey

2 children include:

  1. Gabriel Marion, Jr. married Esther Cordes.
  2. Peter Marion

Events

  • French Huguenot (Protestant) resided near Rochelle, France, married Louisa D'Aubrey.
  • Forced to immigrate to north America c1682. Left via the Isle de Rhee, France.
  • Resided on Goose Creek, near Charleston.

Notes

Through his son, Gabriel Marion, Sr., Benjamin was the grandfather of the American Revolutionary War General, Francis Marion, known as "Swamp Fox of the South."

References

  • "SOUTHERN & WESTERN MONTHLY MAGAZINE AND REVIEW", Vol. 1, see article entitled "The Marion Family." --found in the S.C. State Library in Columbia, S.C.
  • THE ROBERT SYLVANUS FLOYD ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS, by A. Joseph Guffey & Judith HAMMOND GUFFEY, p. 141. Published Sept. 1977, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX., USA.
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Benjamin Marion, Sr. "The Immigrant"'s Timeline

1662
1662
La Chaume, Poitou, France
1690
1690
Age 28
1693
1693
Age 31
Charleston, South Carolina
1695
1695
Age 33
1695
Age 33
South Carolina, United States
1708
1708
Age 46
1735
1735
Age 73
Berkeley County, SC
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