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Esther (Marion) Mitchell (abt. 1722 - bef. 1828)

Esther Mitchell formerly Marion
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Wife of — married about 1740 (to 1751) in South Carolinamap
Wife of — married after 1751 [location unknown]
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Died before before about age 106 [location unknown]
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Biography

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Esther (Marion) Mitchell was a South Carolina colonist.

Esther Marion was born around 1722 in Berkeley County, South Carolina. She was a daughter of Gabriel Marion Sr. and Esther Cordes. She was a sister to General Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox.[1][2]

Around 1740, she married John Allston of Prince George's Parish, planter.[1][2] The children of Esther and John Allston were:[1][2]

  1. Martha (1740-), m. Benjamin Young
  2. Elizabeth (1742-1764), m. Benjamin Simons III
  3. Hester or Esther Cordes (1744-1762)
  4. Ellinor (Eleanor), (1746-1836), m. Peter Simons
  5. Ann, died in infancy
  6. John (1748-), died in infancy

Esther's husband John died in 1751, and she remarried, to Dr. Thomas Mitchell. [1] The children of Esther and Thomas Mitchell were:[1]

  1. Sarah, died young
  2. Sarah Marion (1761-1836), m. Benjamin Clark Cutler[3]
  3. Elizabeth, m. Dr. Thomas Waring
  4. Charlotte, died young
  5. Thomas
  6. Edward

Esther passed away around 1828.[4]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Dr. Anthony Cordes and Some of His Descendants", Richardson, Emma B. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine , Jul., 1942, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Jul., 1942), pp. 136, 142.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:93FW-5HH : accessed 19 October 2020), entry for Esther Marion; file (2:2:2:MM9R-4KY), submitted 5 February 2001 by joannfairbourn1 [identity withheld for privacy].
  3. Thomas Mitchell on Geneanet.org
  4. A source is needed.

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