I as well am looking for information, but on Abrahan Marks
He is my 3G grandpa.His first marriage was to a Hannah Dixon daughter of Chief Dixon and a stolen white girl named Hannah Thorp, when she was 3.From that marriage came 2 children.Charles Marks, and Mary Ellen Ida Marks (2G grandma)She died in 1872.No record has been found about a 2nd wife.However, Barbara Young sounds familiar.My gma has told stories of Mary Ellen her gma.She knew her well.
All I can say by way of help, you may not like, but here it goes. It is all I have. A family story.
It was said from Mary Ellen that her mom died when she was young, and that the woman who came next whether married or not to Abraham, was extremely mean, that she had red hair, and made Mary Ellen leave and get handed around to relatives.It all does fit.I am sure it was because she was the child of another woman.I do think they had quite a few children together though.
Of Abraham, Mary Ellen adored him, and thought he was so Handsome.If you haven't already Della Marks has a picture of him and his tombstone on find a marker website.
I would appreciate any info you may have on the whole clan. I am paticularly having a tough time connecting him to anyone before him.I thought he might be John Marks Jrs son. But can;t find a complete children listing for Jr. and the birthplace is wrongAbe in Penn, and I can't find anything to indicate Jr ever left Virginia.Local Wabash records indicate that he came from that Line. It included John Marks Sr Rev. Capt. in the revolution.
Hope this helps.Looks like you have been waiting a while Troy Hansen