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Marshall, Jordan (Marshel)

Born: 1810-XX-XX Tennessee

Flourished: 1832-1834 Menard County, Illinois

Alternate name: Marshel

From 1832 to 1834, Marshall lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County. In 1835, Marshall began purchasing public land in southwestern Mason County. He made additional acquisitions in 1837, eventually buying 186 acres. In 1850, Jordan was living with his wife Jemima and their four children on his farm in Mason County. In 1860, he had a personal estate valued at $423. He and Jemima with living on their farm with eight children.

Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, Mason County, 69:24, 70:24, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Mason County, IL. 147; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Mason County, IL, 269.