Henry Francis Marston

Male1828–5 January 1894

Brief Life History of Henry Francis

When Henry Francis Marston was born in 1828, in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Marston, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Smith, was 29. He married Mary Emma Clark in 1845, in Newport, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Cache Creek Judicial Township, Yolo, California, United States in 1860 and Yolo, Yolo, California, United States in 1880. He died on 5 January 1894, at the age of 66, and was buried in Yolo, Yolo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Francis Marston
Mary Emma Clark
Marriage: 1845
Sarah Jane Marston
Orson Pratt Marston
William P Marston
Thomas John Marston
Charles Marsten
James Hiram Marston
Ann Marsten
Mary E. Marston
Polly A Marsten

Sources (12)

  • H Marsden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry F Marston, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Henry F. Marston, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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  • Marriage
    1845Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (17)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 18

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or other of the numerous places called Marston or Merston, in counties including Bedfordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Sussex, and Worcestershire. Most of the placenames derive from Old English mersc ‘marsh’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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