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James Woods Marshall

James Woods Marshall

Male 1820 - 1907  (86 years)


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  • Name James Woods Marshall 
    Born 26 Nov 1820  Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Feb 1907 
    Age 86 years 
    Person ID I27183  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father John Marshall,   b. 1780 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Jane Nailer Connor,   b. 23 Oct 1803, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878, Pratts Hollow, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna D. Tackabury 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Frederick Wesley Marshall,   b. 17 Apr 1865,   d. 1946  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F57639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Son of John & Jane Connor Marshall
      JAMES W. MARSHALL is a gentleman of means and position, who is able after a life of industry and toil to live in a well-appointed home, and enjoy, in an atmosphere of good books, pleasant friends, and a cheerful fireside, the fruits of his years of labor. He was born in the town of Eaton, Madison County, N.Y., November 26, 1820. His father, John Marshall, was born in County Wicklow, Ireland; but, according to information which is considered reliable, the family was of English ancestry. He was reared and married in his native land, and emigrated with his family to America about the year 1808. During the voyage a great misfortune befell him in the death of his wife; and he had the additional grief of seeing her body committed to the deep. He located at Pratt's Hollow, where he followed his trade, tailoring, and was a resident of the county until his death, at the age of eighty years. His second wife was Miss Jane Connor, and she was the mother of James W. Her birthplace was in County Wicklow, Ireland; and she was but nine years old when she came to America with her parents, her father being James Connor, and her mother's maiden name was Nailor. She died in 1878.
      The subject of this personal narrative commenced to earn his own living when very young, working out by the month in his boyhood days, and, when sixteen years old, received five dollars and fifty cents and his board per month. Still, out of this meagre salary he began to save and economize, which practice he followed until, in his thirty-second year, he was able to purchase a farm in the town of Eaton. In 1888 he sold the place to his son, removed to Oneida, and bought an elegant residence on Main Street, where he now lives. After having settled on his farm in 1852, Mr. Marshall, finding that "it is not good for man to live alone," sought a wife, and made a happy selection in Miss Susanna Tackaberry, who was born in the town of Eaton, daughter of James and Anna (Belton) Tackaberry, natives of Wicklow, Ireland, and residents of the town of Eaton. Mrs. Marshall died in July, 1885; and in May, 1889, Mr. Marshall married his present amiable wife, Mrs. Jane Forrester. Mr. Marshall has four children living, namely: Anna L., now Mrs. Fred Stringer; Fred IV., who married Miss Ada Potter, and whose two children are Franklin James and Fred Burton; C. B., who married Miss Eunice Gill, and has one child; Melvin, who is unmarried. Franklin James died at the age of twenty-four, and two other children died in infancy.
      Although of Irish descent, Mr. Marshall proves his English ancestry by strongly upholding English laws. His grandfather was an Orangeman, and very prominent as a participator in the Irish Rebellion. Mr. Marshall keeps himself abreast of the times, and well posted in the political affairs of the country. He is a deep reader, and spends many hours in his amply filled library of excellent works. In his political affiliations he is a stanch Democrat.
      Farmer & hop grower in Pratts Hollow on 325 acre farm.

      Biography of James W. Marshall
      Madison County, NY Biographies

      Marshall, James W., son of John and Jane (Nailer) Marshall, was born near Pratt's Hollow in the town of Eaton, November 26, 1820. His father, a native of Ireland, came to this country in middle life; he was a tailor by trade and lived and died in the town of Eaton. James W. Marshall received an education confined to the district schools and was early inured to hard labor, working on a farm by the month when he was yet a youth. He has been engaged in farming all his life, and for a period of thirty six years lived on his farm in the southern part of the town of Stockbridge, near the Eaton line. Here he served as school trustee and was a well known and esteemed citizen. In 1888 Mr. Marshall removed to Oneida where he has since resided. He married first in 1857, Susannah Tackabury, and five children were born to them, three of whom survive: Melva, wife of Dr. F. Crounce of Albany county; Fred W. and C. Burton, both of Madison county. In 1889 he married Jane Gilbert Forrester.

      FROM:
      Our County and it's people
      A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
      Madison County, New York
      Edited by: John E. Smith
      The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890