Audrey, Need to know more abt. your Marcus.I have 3 Marcus Giles in my database.One died at 1865 in Ripley Co., MO (he was born in TN), one died abt 1901 in Texas, wife's name was Ella Smith, they were married 5-27-1884.The 3rd Marcus was last on the 1930 census in Butler Co., MO.When was yourJulian born?
As to your Benj. F. Giles, the only thing close that I have is a B.F. Giles, son of John Giles and Caroline Unk., he had 3 children that I know of, Mary, Moses, and Josiah, have B.F. Giles last on the 1860 census (was working on him last evening), in Pulaski Co., Ark.
Can you e-mail me off list? I'll try to work with you and see if we have a connection.