37. Thomas John5 Marshall (Mjr.) (Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1) was born in Northampton Co., VA about 1725. Thomas died 1773 in Dorchester Co., MD, at 48 years of age. In his will dated March 13, 1773, probate May 6, 1773, Thomas John named his wife, Sarah, sons John, Theophilas, Levin, Henry and James and daughters Patience, Sarah and Mary. Son, John, was named executor; witnesses: John Anderton, Thomas Muir and Bartholomew Adams. (39.366 Dorcester Co., MD, Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 15, 1772-1774, p. 74)

He married twice. He married an unknown person about 1747. He married Sarah Darby in Northampton Co., VA, about 1751. (Robert Barnes, Maryland Marriages 1634-1777) Thomas John was Sheriff and Justice of the Peace for Northampton Co VA. He purchased 500A 'Carthagena' on a branch of Secretary Creek near New Market. (James H. Marshall's research from Dorchester Deeds HD 30, p. 113, Minutes, p. 108, 1783 tax list, Great Choptank Parish Records, Deeds HD4, p. 592; Robert K. Headley, Jr., 18th Century VA Newspapers, p. 38)

His purchase of "Carthagena" on June 25, 1768 is the earliest record of his being in Dorchester County. (Notes of James H. Marshall from Deeds Old 22, p. 386) It is presumed most of his children were born in Northampton County, VA.

Thomas John married Sarah Darby, bond dated 12 February 175_, secured by Thomas Barlow. (Stratton Nottingham, Marriage License Bonds of Northampton Co. VA 1706-1854)

Thomas John died 1773 Dorchester Co. (James M. Magruder, Jr., Index of Colonial Wills 1634-1777, Baltimore MD, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1975)

Dorchester Land Records Vol 3HD 299 1791 shows Thomas John Marshall, deceased, and his son Theophilus Marshall. (Dorcester County Maryland Genealogical Magazine, Vol. II, No. 4, Nov, 1981, p.8)

There was an Esmet Marshall in the 1800 Dorchester census (p. 591), almost certainly a descendant or relative of Thomas John or his brother, Esme Marshall. This may have been Esme, son of John Drummond Marshall, grandson of Esme Marshall & Mary Nairn.

Other Marshalls shown in 1800 census of Dorchester Co., MD: Elijah Sr., James, John, Lyna, Nicolass, Rosannah, Thomas Sr., Thomas, Valent, Benjamin and Marshells: Margarett, Thomas and William.

Thomas John Marshall(Mjr.) and Sarah Darby had the following children:

child 95 i. Levin6 Marshall. Levin died in Dorchester Co., MD. He married an unknown person. Levin is listed as next of kin, along with his brother, Theophilus Marshall, at the administration of the estate of Esme Marshall, their uncle, on October 5, 1784, Worcester Co., MD.

Levin is cited in the household of his brother, John, in 1783. By 1799, Levin and Henry bought a lot in East New Market. In 1799, Henry Marshall sold furniture. In 1801, John Stevens, Esq. and his wife Frances purchased a lot in East New Market from Levin Marshall (Frances Stevens was the widow of Levin's brother, John) (Dorcester Co. land records 19.207, 209 researched by Vern Skinner)

Notes of Jim Marshall indicate Levin's wife's name as Margaret and that he died in 1822. A Levin Marshall married Sarah A. Banning November 16, 1819. A Levin Marshall married Margaret Vickers d/o Mary Taylor & Ezekiel Vickers before 1803 (Dorchester land records of Anthony Taylor, grandfather of Margaret Vickers, 20HD 624 & 628 1803) A Levin Marshall & Margaret Thomas applied for marriage license on February 26, 1803 Dorchester Co., MD (Dorchester County Maryland Genealogical Magazine Vol VIII No 6, March, 1989, p. 4)

A Levin Marshall married Rosanna Stores April 30, 1785; he died by June 3, 1800, when "The Republican Star" reported her administration of his estate (F. Edward Wright, MD Eastern Shore Newspepr Abstracts Vol. I, p. 60).

A Levin Marshall was appointed judge of Dorchester County Orphans Court as reported in the "Republican Star" on June 25, 1816. (F. Edward Wright, MD Eastern Shore Newspaper Abstracts Vol. 3, p. 48)

A Levin Marshall married Mary Hooper on December 13, 1790.

A Levin Marshall is shown deceased by October, 1817, Dorchester County Court, with children: Matthias Marshall, Margaret w/o Thomas Lee, Kesiah w/o William Furanden, Andrew Marshall, Henny w/o Richard Jenkins, Maria Marshall a minor, and Levin Marshall a minor.

A Levin Marshall, deceased 1822, had daughters: Sarah R. Marshall, deceased by 1832, wife of John H. Barrow, who had a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Barrow; and Anne Marshall wife of Thomas Hooper. (Dorchester Land Commission Cases Box 6 folio 14 1832-Dorchester County Maryland Genealogical Magazine Vol III No3, Sept, 1983, p. 15)

A Levin Marshall is shown on the 1832 tax list, Cambridge District #7, Dorchester Co., MD.

A Henry Marshall, who died by 1802, had a son named Levin Marshall. (Dorchester Land Records 19HD 1802-Dorchester County Maryland Genealogical Magazine Vol III, No3, Sept, 1983, p.19)

child 96 ii. Henry Marshall. Henry died about 1802. By 1799, Levin and Henry had bought a lot in East New Market. In 1799, Henry Marshall sold furniture. In 1802, Henry Marshall's interest in lot in East New Market was sold. (Dorchester Co. land records 19.344) In 1802, Henry Marshall deeded to his son Levin Marshall a Negro. (Dorchester land records 19, researched by Vern Skinner)

A Henry Marshall married a Joan Mitchell September 5, 1786.

A Henry Marshall was deceased by 1802 Dorchester Co., MD and had a son named Levin Marshall. (Dorchester Land Records 19HD 1802-Dorchester County Maryland Genealogical Magazine Vol III No.3 Sept, 1983, p. 19)

child 97 iii. James Marshall. James died 1783 in Caroline Co., MD. Inventory in 1783, Caroline Co. (Vern Skinner)

child 98 iv. Patience Marshall. Patience died after 1773.

child 99 v. Sarah "Sally" Marshall. She married Thomas Brereton February 26, 1781. Notes of James H. Marshall: the marriage record describes her as the daughter of Mjr. Thomas Marshall of Northampton Co. (18th Century Virginia Newspapers by Robert K. Headley, Jr., 1987, p. 38). This marriage record sounds similar to one in the Dielman File at the Maryland Historical Society, and this latter record suggests Thomas John as Sarah or Sally's father. Thomas John did name a daughter, Sarah. The Breretons were justices of the peace in Somerset County, MD.

child 100 vi. Mary Marshall. Mary died after 1783. Mary may have married John Oram in Dorchester Co., MD.

In 1783, she is cited in the household of her brother, John.

child + 101 vii. John Marshall was born about 1752.

child + 102 viii. Theophilus Marshall was born 1755.

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