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MARSHALL FAMILY HERITAGE

Updated April 8, 2001

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Thomas Marshall, a shoemaker, came to Boston, MA in 1634. There he became a freeman, was penalized for supporting Anne Hutchinson in her religious views, was chosen to run the ferry between Boston & Charleston, was elected selectman for 10 consecutive years and served as Deacon in the First Church.
His son, Samuel Marshall, married Mary Wilton and lived in Windsor, CT. He was trained as a shoemaker, acted as an attorney, planted apple orchards & sold cider and became a Captain in the Windsor Horse Troop. He was killed in the Great Swamp Fight of King Philip's War on Dec 19, 1675.
His son, Thomas Marshall, married Mary Drake and lived in Windsor. He was a farmer, wheelwright & Deacon in the First Church of Windsor.
His son, Thomas Marshall, married Elizabeth Tudor and moved to Torrington, CT. They were involved in one of the first divorce actions of that time.
His son, Gad Marshall, married Mary ? (possibly Guild) and moved to PA just in time for the Wyoming Valley Massacre on July 3-5, 1778. His oldest son was killed and the family fled back to CT.
His son, Lloyd Marshall, who married Abigail Forbes, returned to claim the homestead in Luzerne Co, PA about 1796. He was a farmer & stonemason.
His son, Job Marshall, who married Abigail Dodson, farmed and expanded that homestead.
His son, Ami Marshall, who married Permilla Shultz, was a blacksmith and farmer in Sugarloaf Twp, Columbia Co, PA.
His son, William Eugene Marshall, who married Cora Blanche Fritz, was a blacksmith & farmer in Sugarloaf Twp.
His son, Joseph Donovan Marshall was an auto mechanic and moved to California with his family in 1947.
And then there is me.

 
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