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Marlins from Ireland to PA
Posted by: Gena Eddy (ID *****3092) Date: July 07, 2002 at 20:30:35
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I am looking for any information about the following people.

Generation 1: Robert Marlin born abt 1752 in Ireland. Died 1 Jan 1839 possibly in Pennsylvannia.
He married abt 1790 to Ellen (unknown last name) and had at least one child.
Vance born abt 1788/1790 in North Ireland.
Robert and Vance immigrated to the United States in the early 1800s.

Generation 2: Vance Marlin died 19 Mar 1855 in Chester, Delaware Co, PA and is buried at the Friend's Burial
Grounds also in Chester.
He married Margaret Lovegrove at an unknown place and date. Margaret was born abt 1789/1895
in Delaware. Unknown if Delaware Co in PA or in the State of Delaware. She died 6 Mar 1871 in Chester, Delaware Co, PA and is also buried at the Friend's Burial Grounds.
They had five children.
3) James Lovegrove Marlin born abt 1819/1820 in Chester, Delaware PA. *see below b) a girl born abt 1825. She died as a child.
c) Susanna Lovegrove Marlin born apt 1829 in Chester, Delaware Co, PA.
d) Mary Lovegrove Marlin born abt 1831 in Chester, Delaware Co, PA
e) Margaret Lovegrove Marlin born abt 1833 in Chester, PA. She married Benjamin Hardcastle.

Generation 3: James Lovegrove Marlin brn abt 1819/1820. He died 9 Mar 1852 in Chester, PA and is buried by
his parents in the Friend's Buring Grounds in Chester.
He married 19 Mar 1840 in Manayank, Philadelphia, PA to Elmira Van Fossen. Elmira was
born to Thomas Van Fossen and Dorothy Keesey on 27 Jun 1822 in Philadelphia, PA.
She remarried 23 Aug 1857 to John Fields McDowell. She died 18 Nov 1916 in Philadelphia.
James and Elmira had 6 children:
a) Eleanor Vance Marlin born 25 Dec 1840 in Chester, PA and died 13 Mar 1913
b) William "James" Marlin born 15 Aug 1842 in Montgomery Co, PA and died 17 Jan 1903. He
married Katie (Unknown last name).
4) James Lovegrove Marlin born 25 Sep 1844 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. * see below.
d) Robert Marlin born 8 Jan 1847 in Chester, Pa and died 22 Mar 1916. He married Mary Sharpless.
e) Charles Alexander Marlin born 22 Feb 1849 in Chester, PA. Died 12 Dec 1889. Never married.
f) George Washington Marlin born abt 1850 in Chester, PA. Died 30 Dec 1929. He married
Stella (Unknown last name).

Generation 4: James Lovegrove Marlin. He died 23 Jan 1933 in Philadelphia and is buried in Westminister Cemetary. Possibly in Philadelphia. He served in the Civil War in the Co B, 2nd Regt of Delaware Volunteers and the Co G 13th Penn Cavalry. He fought in Gettysburg and other places.
He married Mary Minerva Peterson on 5 Sep 1872 in Philadelphia. She was born to Frederick
Peterson and Elizabeth RIle on 18 Apr 1854 in Philadelphia. She died 5 Apr 1919 in Philadelphia.
They had 9 children.
a) Elizabeth Elmira Marlin b: 13 Jul 1874 in Philadelphia. d: 1937. married: Lyman Boswell.
b) Margaret Lovegrove Marlin b: 19 Mar 1876 in Philadelphia. d: 19 Dec 1950 married: Frederick
Plumstell on June 6, 1906.
5) James Lovegrove Marlin b: 22 Jul 1878 in Philadelphia. * see below
d) Emma Virginia Marlin b: 19 Jun 1880 in Philadelphia. d: 1885
e) Rachel Ann Marlin b: 18 Oct 1882 in Philadelphia d: 31 Oct 1962. married: Casper Roth
f) Fredrick Rambo Marlin b: 19 Nov 1884 in Philadelphia. d: 3 Jan 1954. mar: Mary Martin
He got middle name from maternal great grandmother, Susannah Rambo.
g) Morris Rolando Marlin b: 28 Nov 1886 in Philadelphia d: 5 Sep 1952. mar: Esther Groff.
h) Emma Maud Marlin b: 28 May 1890 in Philadelphia d: 24 Nov 1939.
She married Henry Bowers on 1 June 1911.
i) Herman Lawerence Marlin b: 2 Dec 1892 in PHiladelphia. d: 24 Aug 1942.
He married Emily Rubrigth on 8 Oct 1938.

Generation 5: James Lovegrove Marlin. It is unknown when, where or how he died. He was declared legally dead n
on Feb 9, 1927 in Omaha, Neb. He disappeared from his home in Philadelphia on a Sunday in
Jan. In 1909 or 1910. He served in the Spanish-American War with Co G of the 2nd Regt Penn
Volunteers. He wrote a letter to his mother during the war on a banana leaf. He meet his wife,
Cora Eveline Baker, while he was stationed at Fort Crook, Neb. She was born to Charles Baker
and Sarah Marie Howard on 1 Mar 1870 in Schuler Co, MO. She and James married 14 Aug
1902 in Omaha, Douglas, Neb. She died 28 Feb 1928 in Bakersfield, CA. Bur: Union Cemetary
In Bakersfield. James and Cora had two children:
6) Gertrude Avis Marlin b: 10 Jun 1904 in Philadelphia. Married Bert Callaway 20 Mar 1924 in
Council Bluffs, Iowa. Divorced in 1930's in Bakesfield, CA. d: in Bakersfield on 15 Oct,1987.
Bur: Hillcrest Memorial Park in Bakersfield. She and Bert had 6 children. All now deceased.
b) James Lovegrove Melvin Marlin b: 28 Jul 1908. d: 6 Apr 1920 in Omaha, Neb.

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