From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Marshall, George

(born: 1860  -  died: 1925) 

George Marshall is described as a "race horse man" in the Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index. He was born in Kentucky around 1860 [source: 1880 U.S. Federal Census], and he died in Rock Island, IL, November 4, 1925. He is buried in the Chippiannock Cemetery in Rock Island. George was the son of Henry and Martha Smith Marshall. At the time of his death, George Marshall was about 65 years old, and he and his family had been living in Rock Island for about 50 years. In 1880, Henry, Martha, and their five children were living on 5th Avenue [source: U.S. Federal Census]. In 1870, the family lived in Coal Valley, IL [source: U.S. Federal Census].

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“Marshall, George,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 19, 2022,

Last modified: 2017-09-27 23:11:38