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date: 19 October 2019

Marion, Francislocked

(1732–1795)
  • Clyde R. Ferguson

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Marion, Francis (1732–1795), planter and revolutionary army officer in America, was born at Goatfield plantation near the Cooper River, St John's parish, Berkeley county, South Carolina, the sixth of six children of Gabriel Marion (1693–1747), planter, and Esther Cordes (1695–1757). Francis was of French Huguenot ancestry and at birth 'not larger than a ...

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, 21 vols. (1928–37), repr. in 11 vols. (1964); 10 suppls. (1944–96)