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Male Francis Marion McEwen Click to view Francis Marion McEwen in the family tree

Francis Marion was born on April 14th, 1831 in Gwinnett Co., GA.1   Francis Marion's father was Jasper Kirkham McEwen and his mother was Mary Ann Canada.  His paternal grandparents were Robert Bort McEwen and Rachel Hawkins; his maternal grandparents were Jesse Canada and Sarah Jones. He had four brothers and eight sisters, named George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Jasper, Elizabeth Amanda, Mary Ann, Almeda Emaline, Minerva Rachel, Virginia Caroline, Martha Margaret, Newton Canida and Sarah Louisa.  He was the fifth oldest of the thirteen children.  He died at the age of 82 on March 22nd, 1914 in Wilsonville, Shelby Co., AL.  He was buried in Wilsonville Cemetery, Wilsonville, Shelby Co.,  AL.1 1 


Francis Marion's family with Lena Olive Ransome Melton

‚ÄĆFrancis Marion and Lena Olive Ransome were married in a religious ceremony on December 10th, 1855 in AL.1   They had six sons and five daughters, named Jepe Kirkham, John Thomas, George Robert, William Sanford, Benjamin Franklin, Frank Houston, Sarah Louisa, Susan B., Nancy Josephine, Mary Ann Katherine and Ida Lee.

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