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Benjamin Marion (1720 - 1778)

Major Benjamin Marion
Born in Berkeley, South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Nov 1752 in Berkeley Co, SCmap
Died in St. Thomas Parish, Charleston, South Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Dec 2008
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Major Benjamin Marion served with South Carolina during the American Revolution.

Major Benjamin Marion is brother to General Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion.

Marriages Per DAR record
  1. MARTHA ALLSTON (circa 1733 SC -1752 SC)
  2. HESTER (SIMONS) BONNEAU (1711-1760) m. Nov. 22, 1752 SC
St. Thomas and St. Denis Parishes, South Carolina, Parish Register, 1680-1884
  • Benjamin Marion - Baptism Place Berkeley, SC, Parish St. Thomas Parish & St. Denis Parish
  • Spouse Hester (Simons) Bonneau Marion b. Sep 9 1719 SC d. Feb 28 1760 SC
  • Hester Marion b. 1753
  • Anne Marion b. 1755 m. Thomas ROCHE
  • Martha Marion b. 1758 m. Patrick ROCHE, Paul Worley
  • Elizabeth Marion (Twin) b. Feb. 28, 1760 m. PETER PORCHER JR
  • Catharine Marion (Twin) b. Feb. 28, 1760
  • Benjamin Marion



  • Marion-406 was created by Gayle Foster through the import of BONNEAU WM HENRY ANC NN NS.ged on Feb 3, 2016.

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Marion-5 and Marion-406 appear to represent the same person because: Please merge. Thank you.
posted on Marion-406 (merged) by Patricia (Sparkman) Thomas

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Categories: South Carolina, American Revolution