Marshall, Franklin S. D.

Born: 1819-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1854-02-25 Bath, Illinois

Flourished: Bath, Illinois

Marshall was among the early settlers of Bath, Illinois. In 1831, he moved from his native state to Cass County, Illinois. He subsequently moved to Bath, where he commenced the practice of law. In 1845, he married Mary M. Berry. From 1845 to 1848, he was clerk of the Mason County Circuit Court. In April 1847, Mason County voters elected Marshall as a Whig to represent the county at the Illinois Constitutional Convention. He served as master in chancery from an early date until October 1853. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Gravestone, Bath Cemetery, Bath, IL; Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 454; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois, 435, 437, 438, 568; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Mason County, 25 December 1845, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Arthur Charles Cole, ed., The Constitutional Debates of 1847, vol. 14 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library, Constitutional Series (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1919), 2:970; Obituary, Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 9 March 1854, 2:2.