John William Marion

12 February 1895–29 March 1966 (Age 71)
Cana, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Marion was born on 12 February 1895, in Cana, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Lee Marion, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Charity Boyd, was 19. He married Emma Victoria Jones on 21 June 1914, in Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 19 years and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1966. He died on 29 March 1966, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Marion
1895–1966
Emma Victoria Jones
1894–1946
Marriage: 21 June 1914
Virgie Dorothy Mae Marion
1915–2010
Annie Gay Marion
1921–1988
John Lee Marion Sr
1926–2006
Esther Charity Marion
1929–1999
Wendell William Marion
1931–2021
Wendell William Marion
1931–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 June 1914
Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 2

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

French and English: from a pet form of Marie 1.

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

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Story Highlight

John William Marion

Grandpa Marion died before I was born, so I never met him on earth.

Sources (3)

  • John William Marion, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John W Marion, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John W Marion, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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