Notes for Mary Esther SIMONS
From the SC Historical Society, in the Simons folder,
letters of James Simons from the Revoltionary war time
period. It said "Mary Esther Simons, (Mrs. Holmes), the
woman Gen'l Francis Marion loved and who refused him." So
now we know why Francis Marion did not marry until old.
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Ola Cook Timmons, Captain John Timmons and his Descendants by Kathy Dodge Loyd, H. F. Prioleau, Happy Heritage by Cannon,
Sermons in Stone by Jason Cockfield, Minute Books of the Hebron Baptist Church, Our Kin by Bernice McCutcheon,
Three Rivers Historical Society,
Old Darlington District Genealogy Chapter,
Berkeley County Historical Society,
Huguenot Settlers in North America,
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