Robert Edward Marsh

Brief Life History of Robert Edward

When Robert Edward Marsh was born on 30 September 1884, in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States, his father, William Frank Marsh, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ann Sarah Wheeler, was 40. He married Nellie B Olver. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Cradock, Norfolk County, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Deep Creek, Norfolk County, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 15 May 1956, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Edward Marsh
Nellie B Olver
Sarah Gray Marsh
Nell Ann Marsh

Sources (14)

  • Robert E Marsh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Edward Marsh, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Robert Edward Marsh, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.

Americanized form of German Marsch .

Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

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