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Benjamin Marion Sr. (abt. 1670 - 1735)

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Benjamin Marion Sr.
Born about in Chaune, Poitou, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Berkeley County, SCmap
Marion-3 created 14 Dec 2008 | Last modified | Last edit: 1 May 2017
13:03: Douglas Schoeckert asked a question about Benjamin Marion Sr. (did this Benjamin come to Virginia to help start Manikin in 1700?) [Thank Douglas for this]
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Benjamin Marion (d. 1735) was the paternal grandfather of General Francis Marion.



  • Migrated from France to South Carolina in 1690 (See obituary under great granduaghter, Frances Porter Singleton).

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