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Gabriel Marion Jr (abt. 1720 - 1777)

Gabriel Marion Jr
Born about in Province of South Carolinamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at about age 57 in South Carolina, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Gabriel was the son of Gabriel Marion and Esther Cordes of the Province of South Carolina.[1][2]

He married Catherine Taylor, daughter of Robert Taylor and Catherine LeNoble of Belle Isle plantation, where they subsequently made their home. They had children:[1][2]

  • Gabriel (d. 1780)
  • Robert (1766-1811, m. Esther Gignilliat)
  • Benjamin
  • Catherine (d. young)
  • Charlotte (1759-1792, m. Anthony Ashby and Theodore Samuel Marion)
  • Harriott


Gabriel Marion made his Will on 29 February 1776. He leaves his plantation in St. Stephen Parish to be divided by his sons Gabriel and Robert and leaves his land in St. John Berkeley Parish to his son Benjamin. He mentions his wife Catherine and his brothers Francis and Job Marion.[3]

Gabriel Marion died in 1777 and was buried at Belle Isle plantation.[2]


Gabriel Marion was a slaveholder. His probate inventory in 1777 named and valued the slaves he owned at his death.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Richardson, Emma B. “Dr. Anthony Cordes and Some of His Descendants.” The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 43, no. 3 (1942): 142-3.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Colcock, Charles J., “Marion Family,” Transactions of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, No. 22 (1916), pp. 43-4 HathiTrust
  3. Will of Gabriel Marion "South Carolina Probate Records, Bound Volumes, 1671-1977," images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Charleston > Wills, 1776-1784, Vol. 018 > image 287 of 369; citing Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
  4. South Carolina Probate Re...d Loose Papers, 1732-1964: "South Carolina Probate Re...d Loose Papers, 1732-1964"
    Catalog: Charleston District, South Carolina estate inventories, 1732-1844 1776-1778
    Image path: South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964 > Charleston > Probate Court, Estate inventories > 1776-1778 > No File Description Available > image 300 of 413
    FamilySearch Image: 939L-JZ9Z-8T (accessed 11 March 2023)

•"The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina" By Joseph Asbury Groves. (Google Books online) Google Books online for "The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina" By Joseph Asbury Groves.

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