Edward Marston

about 1722–1779 (Age 57)
Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

Edward Marston was born about 1722, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ann Brooks on 14 December 1747, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1779, at the age of 57, and was buried in Enderby, Leicestershire, England.

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Edward Marston
Ann Brooks
Marriage: 14 December 1747
John Marston
John Marston
Edward Marston
Elizabeth Marston
Thomas Marston
William Marston
Mary Marston

Spouse and Children

14 December 1747
Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


    John Marston


    John Marston


    Edward Marston


    Elizabeth Marston


    Thomas Marston


+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 30

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 32

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 48

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, of which there are examples in at least sixteen counties. All get their names from Old English mersc ‘marsh’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward in entry for Elizabeth Marston, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Edward in entry for Edward Marston, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Edward in entry for John Marston, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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