Mark MARRIOTT was born 1 December 1801 at Norton, Suffolk, England and died 27 Aug 1877 at Rome, NY. On 15 Aug 1823 he married Ann NUNN (1801-1865) at Tostock, Suffolk, England. They had the following eleven children: 1. Harriett m. Walter Lamb. 2. Mary Ann m. Mr. Rock 3. Mary m. Fred Mitchell 4. Martin m. (1)Sophia McDowald (2) Phebe 5. Morris m. Elizabeth Jennings 6. Miles died young 7. Mark m. Jane Armstrong 8. Miles (the second) died young 9. Maria Jane died young 10. John Mannister m. (1) Sarah Steinberg (2) Mary 11. George R. J. m. Amelia Mudge
The MARRIOTT family departed from London, England 28 June 1836 on the ship St. James and arrived in New York on 6 August 1836.
Mark Marriott (the elder) started a blacksmithith business at 319 W. Dominick St., Rome in the 1830s. His son Martin ran the business with him and continued for many years.
Another son, John Mannister Marriott also learned the trade of blacksmithing. He worked for 5 years in Jefferson Co., as a carriagemaker, then enlisted in Company E 117 Regt during the Civil War. Upon returning from the war, he worked in a grocery in Rome, and then went into the carriagemaking business with his brother, Mark Jr. until moving to Vernon in 1880. He was postmaster of Vernon for 4 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Vernon and married Sarah Steinberg of Albany.
Mark Jr. (1833-1881) married Jane Armstrong, had two children, Marcello Mark, and Minnie. He worked as a carriagemaker until his early death. Marcello married Sarah Ellen Langley and Minnie married Mr. Totten.
Most of the Marriott children remained in the Rome and Floyd area. They are buried in the Rome Cemetery or Wright Settlement Cemetery. Morris, however, moved to Adams, Jefferson County, New York and worked as a carriagemaker. He is buried in the Rural Cemetery.