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  • 1st wife of Thomas Marshall (c.1620 - bef.1646)
    MARRIAGE #1 Circa 1639 when Thomas Marshall was 26, he first married a woman about whom we know nothing[2], in Lynn, Essex co., MA or Reading, Middlesex co., MA[2].CHILDREN # Hannath MARSHALL Hannath w...
  • Abigail Gibbs (1687 - 1767)
    SOURCE Kines and Quinn geneology * •ID: I6695 * •Name: Abigail MARSHALL * •Given Name: Abigail * •Surname: Marshall * •Sex: F * •Birth: 9 JAN 1687/1688 in Windsor,Hartford,Ct * •Death: 19 JAN 1767/1768...
  • Abigail Marshall (1682 - 1710)
  • Abigail Mead (1701 - d.)
  • Abigail Winchell (1666 - aft.1726)
    Not the daughter of Esther Wright & Samuel Marshfield accurate death date for Abigail hasn't been found except that it was after 5 Apr 1726 when Stephen Winchell's Will refers to his wife, Abigail, who...

About the Marshall surname


Marshall Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name or occupational name from Middle English, Old French maresc(h)al ‘marshal’. The term is of Germanic origin (compare Old High German marah ‘horse’, ‘mare’ + scalc ‘servant’). Originally it denoted a man who looked after horses, but by the heyday of medieval surname formation it denoted on the one hand one of the most important servants in a great household (in the royal household a high official of state, one with military responsibilities), and on the other a humble shoeing smith or farrier. It was also an occupational name for a medieval court officer responsible for the custody of prisoners. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszalek (see Marszalek). The surname is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.