Charles Markin and Lucinda Dechard were the parents of the Thomas Markin that married Frances Sumpter.
Charles was born abt. 1760 in Va. and died 23 Feb. 1833 in Lawrence co., Ohio.He married Lucinda Dechard, born 28 Jan. 1769 in Maryland and died 30 Sept. 1855 in Blackford co. Ind.
Thomas was born 5 Mar. 1790 in Va. and died 20 Sept. 1858 in Blackford co., Ind.He married Frances Sumpter 24 July 1817 in Lawrence co., Ohio.She was born 2 Oct. 1801 in Franklin co. Va. and died 3 Aug. 1882 in Blackford co., Ind.
Children of Thomas and Frances were:
Mary Markin born unknown and died 26 Aug, 1845 in Blackford co., Ind.She married Thomas Langdon on 14 Nov. 1833 in Lawrence co. Ohio.
Lucinda D. Markin born 15 Nov. 1823 in Lawrence co. Ohio. and died 1 Sept. 1902 in Lincoln co., Kansas.She married Aaron Shannon on 18 Mar. 1847 in Blackford co., Ind.
Eliza Markin was born 15 Mar. 1825 in Lawrence co., Ohio and died 8 May 1915 inBlackford co., Ind.She married John Blount on 16 Sept.1841 in Balckford co., Ind.
Christopher Richard Markin was born 21 Apr. 1827 and died 13 Jan. 1904.He married Mary Wiseman 27 Apr. 1851 in Blackford co. Ind.
Oliver Hazard Perry Markin was born 14 July 1830 in Lawrence co., Ohio and died 22 Dec., 1907.He married Nancy Ann Fuller on 27 Feb. in Blackford co., Ind.
Thomas Jefferson Markin was born 20 Feb. 1840 in Blackford co., Ind.and died 2 Jan. 1918.He married Lucinda Shannon on 4 Sept. 1859 in Blackford co., Ind.
This information was taken from "Blackford County Pioneers", page 315,by Rita Morgan and Judith VanCamp.