John Marr, Sr. (1665 - 1744) MP

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Birthplace: of, Lesbury, Northumberland , England
Death: Died in Prince William, Virginia
Managed by: Karen Richardson
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About John Marr, Sr.

John Marr 1665 had a first wife who some think was a Catherine Fishback who would have been a sister or relative of his second wife Elizabeth Fishback.

The "Genealogies of Virginia Families" Volume II, Gi-Pe had a lengthy biography of John Marr. John Marr's origin doesn't really seem to be known, but it is believed he was a French Huguenot. The biography states that it is not known if John came directly from France or via England. He is believed to have been here about 1688 and that he was married in Virginia. "By 1695 he was established in Lancaster Co and is among the tithables there. He was also there in 1696. By 1700 he was in Stafford Co. and in the county levy received 600 pounds of tobacco for trapping two wolves. On April 8, 1702, William Allen of Stafford Co., cordwainer, (i.e. shoemaker), for 2500 pounds of tobacco sold to John Hooper of Northumberland Co.,all that tract or messuage of land lying westerly "and adjoining the 100 acres I leased to John Marr a frenchman of this county and northerly on a certain tract sold by my brother John Allen ..............."

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Change Date: 17 Jul 2001 at 16:13:32

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown Married: ABT 1688 in ,,Va.

Children

  1. Mary MARR b: 1695 in ,Lancaster,Va.
  2. Daniel MARR b: 1693 in ,,Va.
  3. Catherine MARR b: ABT 1711 in ,,Va.
  4. Christopher MARR b: ABT 1690

Marriage 2 Anna Elizabeth FISHBACK b: 15 Apr 1685 in Trupbach, Nassau-Siegen, , Ger. Married: 1729

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John Marr, Sr.'s Timeline

1665
1665
Lesbury, Northumberland , England
1690
1690
Age 25
Prince William, Virginia
1691
1691
Age 26
Fauquier, Virginia
1692
1692
Age 27
Lancaster, Virginia
1695
1695
Age 30
Virginia, USA
1696
1696
Age 31
Northumberland, Virginia
1711
1711
Age 46
Stafford, Virginia
1729
1729
Age 64
Prince William, Virginia, United States
1744
May 8, 1744
Age 79
Prince William, Virginia
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