Looking for ancestors/information for Marshall P Wagnon b. 1827

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I am looking for information on ancestors of Marshall P Wagnon b. 1827 in Indian Territory d. 1863 in the Battle of Pea Ridge. I know where he, his wife and his son who is my GG Grandfather are buried. I just can't seem to find any info on his ancestors. Any info is appreciated.
WikiTree profile: Marshall Wagnon
in Genealogy Help by Brian Wagnon G2G6 (8.3k points)

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This is from the 1850 census:

Name: Marshall Wagnon
Age: 23
Birth Year: abt 1827
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1850: Illinois, Washington, Arkansas
Elizabeth Wagnon 66
Bazil Wagnon 35
Marshall Wagnon 23
Ellen Matthews 46
Abraham Ruddle 64


by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
selected by Brian Wagnon
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Father  Thomas Wagnon  1783-1838,mother Elizabeth Ruddell Feb 1st 1784-1879

There is  site on Find A Grave Marshall P. Wagnon 1827-1863.Plus it gives other

by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (915k points)
Where is the info on his parents listed? Do you have a source I could look at and cite?
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I suspect that this record is the land grant his father received:

Name: Thomas Wagnon
Issue Date: 20 Aug 1838
Acres: 159.26
Meridian: 5th PM
State: Arkansas
County: Washington
Township: 15-N
Range: 32-W
Section: 5
Accession Number: AR0850__.180


by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Thank you for both of those pieces of information! I appreciate it very much.

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