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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] FRANKS, Marshall, Patriot, b. 1752, VA
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 18:05:24 -0500
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REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS IN ALABAMA, Volume 1
Alabama Historical Quarterly
Winter Issue, 1944
FRANKS, Marshall -- Born in 1752, in Charlotte County, VA.
He volunteered in the fall of 1775 and served one month as a private in Capt. James Williams' company, Col. Robert McCrary's South Carolina Regiment; in 1779 he served three months as a private in Capt. James Williams' South Carolina Regiment, and was in the battle of Brier Creek; served three months about the time of the "fall of Charleston," as a private in Capt. Charles Sexton or Saxon's Company, Colonel McCrary's South Carp;oma Regiment; next served three months as a private in Capt. Lewis Duvall's Company, Col. Levi Casey's South Carolina Regiment, and was in the Siege of Ninety-six.
On September 24, 1781, he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in Capt. Lewis Duvall's Company, Col. Joseph Hayes South Carolina Regiment.
He lived in Ninety-six District, S. C., in 1775, removed to Giles County, Tenn., after the Revolution, and to Pickens County, Ala. in 1836, and stated that he had been living there for twelve years. -- James and Gandrud, Alabama Records, Vol. 72, Pickens County, pp. 64-65. See also Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama, 1911, p. 40.
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