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Webster County KY Family Album


Thomas M. Marks Family
   Thomas Marks Family

Thomas Marks, seated, is holding the family Bible. He was born in 1837, the son of Thomas Isaiah Marks (1798-1864) and Selah Melton (1797-1867), both of Henderson Co., KY.

Thomas' wife Margara Jane (Higginson) Marks was the daughter of Washington Higginson (1812-1878) and Eliza Crews (1813-1900), both of Henderson County. Margara Jane died in 1896. This picture was taken about 1910 in Webster County.

Thomas died in 1922; he and Margara Jane Marks are both buried at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Thomas Marks' great-grandfather was Rev. John Marks of Loudoun Co., VA.

Sons, left to right:
  George William Marks (1861-1941) married Lucinda Woods.
  Thomas Franklin Marks (1872-1953)married Eunice Hubbard.
  Isaiah Washington "Bunt" Marks (1863-1938) - married Nancy Stephens.
  Arch Dixon Marks (1877-1944) married Lillie Wiley.
Daughters, left to right:
  Alcie Fine Marks (1877-1944) - married Thomas Malvert Adams.
  Uriah Della Marks (1875-1941) - married Starling Shelton.
  Permelia Bell Marks (1867-1914) - married Louis E. Melton.
  Emily Jane Marks (1869-1934) -married George Hayes.

Carole Palmer's ancestor is George William Marks, first on left.

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Submitted by Carole Palmer
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