John Marshall

about 1778–27 February 1809
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Marshall was born about 1778, in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Marshall, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Freeman, was 23. He married Mary Standley on 26 January 1808, in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He was buried in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Marshall
1778–1809
Mary Standley
1782–
Marriage: 26 January 1808
Sarah Marshall
1803–
Thomas Marshall
1803–
William Marshall
1805–1805
William Marshall
1806–
Charlotte Standley Marshall
1810–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1808
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 30

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name or occupational name from Middle English, Old French maresc(h)al ‘marshal’. The term is of Germanic origin (compare Old High German marah ‘horse’, ‘mare’ + scalc ‘servant’). Originally it denoted a man who looked after horses, but by the heyday of medieval surname formation it denoted on the one hand one of the most important servants in a great household (in the royal household a high official of state, one with military responsibilities), and on the other a humble shoeing smith or farrier. It was also an occupational name for a medieval court officer responsible for the custody of prisoners. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszałek ( see Marszalek ). The surname is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Marshall in entry for William Marshall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Marshall in entry for William Marshall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Marshall in entry for William Marshall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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