Mary Esther Marion

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Mary Esther Marion (Videau)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
Death: February 27, 1815 (77)
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pierre Nicholas Videau and Ann Videau
Wife of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox"

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About Mary Esther Marion

After being held as a rebel spy aboard a British prison ship in Charleston harbor, Mary planned and executed a daring escape with several other patriots."

After the American Revolution, Mary Esther Videau married her cousin, Brig. Gen. Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion. His nephew, Theodore, had hinted to his uncle that it was time to get married. His relatives and friends informed him that Mary always listened with glowing cheeks and sparkling eyes when anyone began reciting the exploits of the Swamp Fox. Marion was in love earlier with Mary Esther Simons but she refused his proposal and married Jack Holmes.

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Mary Esther Marion's Timeline

September 17, 1737
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
February 27, 1815
Age 77
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States