Notes for Marthe Esther VIDEAU
Marriage and Death Notices-Charleston Morning Post & Advertiser 1786 - 1787
Vol XX no 1 Jan 1919 SCHGM compiled by Mabel Webber.
Married. Brigadier-General Francis Marion who served with great reputation in the late war, to Miss Mary-Esther Videau, of St. John's Parish. Thursday April 20, 1786.
Marion, Mary Esther (Tombstone)
Relicit of Gen Francis Marion
d 26 July 1815 75 yrs.
Underneath this stone lies the mortal remains of Mary Esther Marion relict of General Francis Marion who died on the 26th July 1815 aged 75 years among the
many virtues of this of this amiable lady were those of piety charity affection benevolence and humanity particularly to her domestics she died lamented as she lived esteemed by all who know her this monument sacred to the memory of the deceased is erected by desire of the late Keating Lewis Simons (as directed in
his will in testimony of his gratitude, friendship, and affection for her)
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