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


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