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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: September 15, 2009
Caption: Mary Esther Marion, Relict (widow) of Gen Francis Marion
Additional Description: 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)
Submitted: September 19, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p77820
File Size: 0.190 Megabytes
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