Information on Robert Marvel (Planter)

ROBERT1 MARVEL, (Planter) was born on 15 May 1737 in Stepney Parish, Somerset County, Maryland. He died on 25 Jul 1775 in Dover, Kent County, Delaware. He married Rachel Chase, daughter of Unknown Chase and Sarah Unknown, in 1757 in Somerset, Maryland. She was born in 1737 in Worcester County, Maryland. She died on 27 Aug 1791 in Sussex County, Delaware (Buried in St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery).

Robert Marvel and Rachel Chase had the following children:

  1. ANN2 MARVEL was born in 1753 in Worcester County, Maryland. She died in 1807 in Sussex County, Delaware. She married Charlton Smith, son of John Smith and Eliza Bazill, on 01 Jan 1775 in Sussex County, Delaware (Alt Date 27 Mar 1772).  He was born on 18 Oct 1733 in Worcester County, Maryland. He died in 1804 in Sussex County, Delaware. She married (2) WILLIAM JONES.
  2. CHLOE ‘CLOE’1 MARVEL was born on 11 Nov 1755 in Sussex County, Delaware. She married (1) Jonathan Scudder, son of Jonathan Scudder and Mary M Templin, in Feb 1768 in Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware (Lewes Coolsprings Presbyterian Church). He was born in Feb 1748 in Sussex County, Delaware. He died on 28 Oct 1771 in Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware. She married (2) James Barr, son of James Barr and Ann Starr, on 13 Jun 1772 in Sussex County, Delaware. He was born on 12 Dec 1747 in Sussex County, Delaware. He died on 12 Dec 1784 in Sussex County, Delaware. She then married (3) JACOB NOTTINGHAM.
  3. PHILLIP MARVEL (Innkeeper) was born in 1758 in Sussex County, Delaware. He died on 29 Oct 1794 in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware. He married ELIZABETH ‘BETTY’ SHORT. She was born in 1762. She died in 1798.
  4. THOMAS MARVEL was born in 1758 in Worcester County, Maryland. He died on 29 Oct 1794 in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware. He married Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Unknown in 1778 in Sussex County, Delaware. She was born in 1758. She died on 30 Oct 1793 in Sussex County, Delaware.
  5. PATIENCE MARVEL was born on 31 Jan 1758 in Sussex County, Delaware. She died on 05 May 1817 in Ft Branch, Gibson, Indiana. She married William Brown on 10 Oct 1791 in Sussex County, Delaware. He was born in Delaware.
  6. JOSEPH MARVEL was born in 1759 in Worcester County, Maryland. He died on 06 Dec 1786 in Sussex County, Delaware. He married Rachel Young, daughter of Nathaniel Nathan Young and Mary Unknown, in 1780. She was born in 1751 in Sussex County, Delaware. She died in 1791 in Delaware.
  7. RACHEL MARVEL was born in 1765 in Worcester County, Maryland. She died in 1823. She met JOSHUA ROBINSON. He was born about 1758 in Sussex, Delaware.
  8. BETTY BETSEY MARVEL was born in 1770 in Worcester County, Maryland. She married ELI MCCALLEY. He was born about 1770.
  9. ROBERT MARVEL II was born in 1775 in Sussex County, Delaware. He died in 1824 in Sussex County, Delaware. He married Mary Smith, daughter of Job Smith Sr. and Unknown, on 01 Jan 1798 in Sussex County, Delaware. She was born in Sussex County, Delaware.

Notes for Robert Marvel (Planter):

  • Will of Robert Marvel
    Marvel, Robert. Planter. Worcester County, Md. Will. Made March 27, 1772. Heirs: wife Rachel Marvel; sons Thomas, Joseph, Robert and Phillip Marvel; daus. Rachel, Patience and Betty Marvel, Ann Smith (wife of Charlton), Chloe Scudder (wife of Jonathan). Exec’rx, wife Rachel Marvel. Wits., Levin Connaway, John Willis, Joseph Piper, Simon Kollock. Prob. July 25, 1775.
    Arch. vol. A87, pages 1819. Reg. of Wills, Liber C, folios 3-4.
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Notes for Rachel Chase: 

  • Will of Rachel Marvel.
    Marvel, Rachel. Will. Made Aug. 27, 1791. Heirs: sons Thomas, Robert, Philip and Joseph Marvel; daus. Ann Smith, Rachel Robertson, Betsey McCalley, Cloe Nottingham and Patience Brown (wife of William); granddaus. Nancy and Sally Smith, and Betsey Barr; grandson Josiah Marvel. Exec’r, son Phillip Marvel. Wits., John Harris, William Reynolds, Temperance Huffman.  Prob. Sept. 5, 1791. Arch. vol. A87, pages 16-17. Reg. of Wils, Liber D, folios 353-354.

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