Robert Marks

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Marks was born about 1798, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, Stephen Marks, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Harrison, was 24. He married Nancy Perryman Boulton on 3 August 1826, in Columbia, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1851, in Newton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 54.

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Robert Marks
1798–1851
Nancy Perryman Boulton
1802–1871
Marriage: 3 August 1826
Mary Jane Marks
1829–1852
J. M. Marks
1831–
Eliza F. Marks
1835–1908
Augustus Marks
1837–
Julia Ann Marks
1837–1904
Nancy Serena Marks
1839–1897
Chloe Angeline Marks
1839–1899
Adelia Marks
1844–

Sources (6)

  • Robert Marks, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert Marks, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Robert Marks, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mark , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dutch and German: patronymic from Mark .

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Marx .

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

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