Marshal Ayers

20 June 1807–15 January 1888 (Age 80)
Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Marshal

When Marshal Ayers was born on 20 June 1807, in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dr. Jason Ayres, was 46 and his mother, Betsey Holman, was 38. He married Hannah Lombard on 21 January 1834, in Griswoldville, Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1870 and New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 15 January 1888, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Annexed District of The Bronx, New York City, New York County, New York, United States.

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Marshal Ayers
Hannah Lombard
Marriage: 21 January 1834
Marshall Ayres
Charles Ayres

Spouse and Children

21 January 1834
Griswoldville, Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 11

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Marshal Ayres, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marshal Ayers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marshall Ayres, "United States Census, 1850"

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