My Marvel Family Connections

My Marvel family line is that of Robert Marvel (Planter).  The Marvel’s have a history of being very hard working and dedicated to their families.

Here are my Marvel Family connections:

John Marvel Sr.

Thomas Marvel Sr

Robert Marvel (Planter)

Robert Marvel II – 

Robert Marvel III – my Great-Great-Great-Grandfather

Robert Marvel III,  son of Robert Marvel II and Mary Smith, was born on 7 Oct 1805 in Sussex County, Delaware, died in 1889 in Hendricks County, Indiana at age 84, and was buried in Aug 1889 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

Robert married Sarah Wilkins, daughter of Daniel Godwin Wilkins and Mary Dewitt,  on 16 Aug 1827 in Muskingum County, Ohio. Sarah was born in 1808 in Delaware, died on 8 Mar 1882 in Hendricks County, Indiana at age 74, and was buried in Hendricks County, Indiana. 

Children from this relationship were:

           1 – Julia Ann Marvel was born on 6 Mar 1829 in Muskingum County, Ohio, died on 1 Dec 1894 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana at age 65, and was buried on 28 Dec 1894 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

Julia married Robert Dickerson (b. 21 Jun 1824, d. 4 Mar 1856) on 10 Apr 1848 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

Julia married John J Jones (b. 7 May 1812, d. 17 Jan 1874) on 29 Oct 1859 in Marion County, Indiana

           2 – George W. Marvel was born on 29 Apr 1831 in Muskingum County, Ohio, died on 11 Dec 1903 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana at age 72, and was buried in Dec 1903 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana.

George married Sarah Lucinda Dickerson (b. 4 Jul 1835, d. Mar 1875) on 6 Mar 1853 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

George next married Lucinda C Brown (b. 4 Jul 1835, d. 16 Feb 1917) on 7 Nov 1875 in Vigo County, Indiana.

           3 – David James Marvel was born on 10 Jun 1833 in Centerville, Gallia, Ohio, died on 1 Oct 1897 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana at age 64, and was buried in 1897 in Jasonville, Clay County, Indiana.

David married Amanda Brown (b. 1 Jul 1837, d. 1 Mar 1897) on 16 Feb 1853 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

           4 – Betsey Marvel was born in 1835 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

           5 – John Jesu Marvel was born on 10 Feb 1836 in Hendricks County, Indiana, died on 19 Feb 1913 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana at age 77, and was buried in Feb 1913 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

John married Mary L Wilson (b. 22 Nov 1835, d. 3 Jun 1924) on 5 Feb 1857 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

          6 – William A. Marvel was born in 1843 in Hendricks County, Indiana, died in 1871 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana at age 28, and was buried in Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana.

William married Louisa J Bosten on 19 Sep 1861 in Marion County, Indiana.

William next married Angeline V. Wilson (b. 1841, d. 1929) on 20 Oct 1867 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

          7 – Mary M Marvel was born on 27 Jan 1843 in Hendricks County, Indiana, died on 18 Jan 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana at age 83, and was buried on 20 Jan 1927 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana.

Mary married George W Hough (b. 15 Jun 1836, d. 23 Apr 1907) on 25 Jul 1867 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

          8 – Josiah ‘Joseph’ B. Marvel was born on 25 Jan 1845 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, died on 28 Oct 1913 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana at age 68, and was buried in 1913 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana.

Josiah married Nancy L Wilson (b. 4 Oct 1843, d. 14 Nov 1929) on 31 Dec 1863 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.

          9 – Hesther Ann Marvel was born in 1849 in Hendricks County, Indiana and died before 1859 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

You can find out more about Robert Marvel III by visiting this page – The Robert Marvel III Family

My Great-Great-Grandfather was David James Marvel:

David James Marvel (Robert III 1) was born on 10 Jun 1833 in Centerville, Gallia, Ohio, died on 1 Oct 1897 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana at age 64, and was buried in 1897 in Jasonville, Clay County, Indiana.

More on David James Marvel can be found by clicking this linkDavid James Marvel
 
The Gravesite for Amanda and David Marvel and tombstonesClick Here

David married Amanda Brown, daughter of Levi Brown and Elizabeth Landrom,  on 16 Feb 1853 in Hendricks County, Indiana. Amanda was born on 1 Jul 1837 in Hendricks County, Indiana, died on 1 Mar 1897 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana at age 59, and was buried in Mar 1897 in Jasonville, Clay County, Indiana.
 
Children from this marriage were:

  1 – Sarah E.Marvel was born on 25 Nov 1855 in Iowa and died on 29 Aug 1936 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana at age 80.

Sarah married William T Nicholson (b. 12 Jun 1852, d. 5 Mar 1906) on 11 Nov 1871 in Clay County, Indiana.

Sarah next married John Leonard Nicholson (b. 5 Apr 1845, d. 18 Jul 1914) on 5 Mar 1907 in Greene County, Indiana.

Sarah next married William Greenberry Moss (b. 29 Jan 1857, d. 18 Dec 1931) in 1915 in Indiana.

2 – Mary Frances Marvel was born on 23 Jan 1858 in Brown Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, died on 19 Jul 1930 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana at age 72, and was buried on 21 Jul 1930 in Jasonville, Clay County, Indiana

Mary married William Thomas Chestnut (b. 10 Aug 1851, d. 7 Oct 1932) on 1 Oct 1873 in Clay County, Indiana.

3 – Victoria May ‘Vess’ Marvel was born on 15 May 1860 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana and died on 2 Jul 1927 in Madison, Jefferson, Indiana at age 67

Victoria married Samuel B. Parish (b. Jun 1855, d. Jan 1929) on 14 Feb 1874 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

4 – Joanna McKeen Marvel was born on 3 Nov 1861 in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana and died on 3 Sep 1930 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana at age 68.

Joanna married Reuben Wheat (b. 11 Nov 1870, d. 23 Apr 1941) on 9 Feb 1897 in Alum Cove, Sullivan, Indiana.

Joanna next married John B Keen (b. 20 Nov 1856, d. 7 Oct 1894) on 30 Oct 1890 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Joanna next married William M. Nicholson (b. 1855, d. 1891) on 6 Oct 1879 in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana.

5 – Ada J Marvel was born on 4 Jul 1865 in Indiana and died in Oct 1865 in Indiana.

6 – Lula J Marvel was born on 9 May 1866 in Indiana and died on 1 Nov 1866 in Indiana.

7 – Sylvester P. Marvel was born on 5 Nov 1870 in Alum Cove, Sullivan, Indiana, died on 3 Apr 1917 in Fayette, Vigo County, Indiana at age 46, and was buried in Jasonville, Clay County, Indiana.

Sylvester married Cora Alice Badders (b. 9 Apr 1872, d. 19 Apr 1928) on 8 Apr 1888 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

8 – Nancy Eldora Marvel was born on 26 Dec 1872 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana, died on 30 Jun 1946 in Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana at age 73, and was buried in 1946 in Lewis, Vigo County, Indiana.

Nancy married Robert Wesley Scamihorn (b. 2 Feb 1867, d. 15 Apr 1941) on 1 Sep 1888 in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana.

Nancy next married James Edward Stevenson (b. 19 Aug 1872, d. 6 Oct 1947) on 18 Jul 1942 in Indiana.

9 – William Morton Marvel was born on 26 Jul 1876 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 23 Feb 1956 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana at age 79, and was buried on 25 Feb 1956 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

William married Effie R Stoops (b. 14 Jun 1880, d. 22 Nov 1952) on 24 Dec 1893 in Clay County, Indiana.

10 – Robert Winford Marvel was born on 1 Oct 1881 in Alum Cave, Clay, Indiana and died in 1912 in Indiana at age 31.

Robert married Minnie M Beeson (b. 13 Jan 1876, d. 15 Oct 1934) on 21 Mar 1899 in Vigo County, Indiana.

My Great-Grandfather is William Morton Marvel

William Morton Marvel (David James 2, Robert III 1) was born on 26 Jul 1876 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 23 Feb 1956 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana at age 79, and was buried on 25 Feb 1956 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

William married Effie R Stoops, daughter of Robert Nelson Stoops and Martha Ann Woods,  on 24 Dec 1893 in Clay County, Indiana. Effie was born on 14 Jun 1880 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 22 Nov 1952 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana at age 72, and was buried in Nov 1952 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Children from this marriage were:

          1 – Hazel Frances Marvel was born on 18 Jan 1897 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 13 Mar 1977 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana at age 80, and was buried in Mar 1977 in Hymera, Sullivan County, Indiana.

Hazel married Stephen B. Miller Jr (b. 1 Feb 1892, d. 23 Sep 1929) on 19 Dec 1912 in Brazil, Clay County, Indiana.

          2 – Virgil Thomas Marvel was born on 13 Nov 1898 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 13 Oct 1972 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 73, and was buried in Oct 1972 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Virgil married Garland Ferne Johnson (b. 27 Aug 1899, d. 1986) on 12 Aug 1916 in Indiana.

Virgil next married Bernice Fike (b. 1 Jan 1909, d. 10 Oct 1991) on 21 Jul 1938 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

          3- Orvil Marvel was born on 25 Aug 1900 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 26 May 1961 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana at age 60, and was buried on 29 May 1961 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Orvil married Patricia Jane Crynes (b. 15 Mar 1899, d. 27 Mar 1976) on 14 Nov 1917 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

          4 – Sarah E. ‘Sadie’ Marvel was born on 11 Oct 1902 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana, died on 1 Apr 1981 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana at age 78, and was buried in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

Sarah married Clifford William Humphreys (b. 10 Jun 1895, d. 5 May 1962) on 12 Aug 1916 in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Sarah next married John Lindsey Armstrong (b. 9 Mar 1896, d. 22 Mar 1982) on 12 Oct 1939 in Indiana.

          5Oscar Marvel was born on 5 Jul 1905 in Clay County, Indiana, died on 2 Sep 1962 in Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana at age 57, and was buried in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Oscar married Gladys R Burns (b. 15 Oct 1904, d. 16 Aug 1957) on 4 May 1922 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana.

Oscar married Mary Linson on 14 Jan 1961 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

          6 – Ethel M Marvel was born on 25 Aug 1908 in Coalmont, Clay, Indiana, died on 20 Sep 1968 in Osceola, St Joseph, Indiana at age 60, and was buried in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Ethel married Walter Paul Bickel (b. 5 Jan 1904, d. 15 Jun 1975) on 8 Mar 1952 in Indiana.

         7 – Hugh B Marvel was born on 1 Feb 1911 in Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana, died on 6 Nov 1957 in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana at age 46, and was buried on 9 Nov 1957 in Hymera, Sullivan County, Indiana.

Hugh married Mary Lucile Christy (b. 30 Jan 1911, d. 31 Oct 1966) on 2 Sep 1931 in Brazil, Indiana. 

          8 – Lawrence Marvel was born on 20 Jun 1914 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana, died on 6 Jan 1968 in Nappanee, Elkhart, Indiana at age 53, and was buried in Jan 1968 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Lawrence married Mary Alice Easter (b. 27 Feb 1920, d. 17 Jan 1994) on 25 Sep 1937 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

Lawrence next married Georgia Evelyn Miller (b. 13 Jul 1915, d. 25 Oct 2005) on 12 Sep 1959.

          9 – Wilbur Marvel was born on 21 Oct 1916 in Jackson, Sullivan, Indiana, died on 19 Sep 1972 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 55, and was buried on 21 Sep 1972 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Wilbur married Frances Louise Locke (b. 16 Dec 1920, d. 3 Mar 2004) on 23 Sep 1939 in Terre Haute, Indiana.

          10 – Paul T. Marvel was born on 3 Mar 1919 in Lewis, Clay, Indiana and died on 3 Mar 1919 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana.

          11 – Pauline T. Marvel was born on 3 Mar 1919 in Lewis, Clay, Indiana and died on 3 Mar 1919 in Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana

My Grandfather is Virgil T. Marvel

Virgil Thomas Marvel (William Morton 3, David James 2, Robert III 1) was born on 13 Nov 1898 in Lewis, Clay County, Indiana, died on 13 Oct 1972 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 73, and was buried in Oct 1972 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Virgil married Garland Ferne Johnson, daughter of James Carlton Johnson and Marietta Etta Gaskill,  on 12 Aug 1916 in Indiana. Garland was born on 27 Aug 1899 in Sullivan County, Ind., died in 1986 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 87, and was buried on 10 Mar 1986 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Children from this marriage were:

1 – Gerald Eugene Marvel was born on 26 Dec 1917 in Jackson Hill, Sullivan, Indiana and died on 15 Apr 2002 in Jupiter, Palm Beach, Florida at age 84.

Gerald married Jane Callendor Eshenbaugh, daughter of Marvin Charles Eshenbaugh and Rosa Margaret Callander,  on 15 Oct 1939 in St. Joseph County, Indiana. Jane was born on 26 Nov 1919 in La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, died on 29 Sep 2010 in Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida at age 90, and was buried on 4 Oct 2010 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Children from this marriage were:

          1 – Wayne Edward Marvel was born on 8 Feb 1941 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana and died on 11 Oct 2006 in Calvert City, Marshall, Kentucky at age 65.

Wayne married Katherine Mae Klota, daughter of Xavier F. Klota and Helene Pawlak Klota,  on 1 Jan 1964 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana. Katherine was born on 16 Aug 1941 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana and died on 10 Nov 2002 in Grafton, Ozaukee, Wisconsin at age 61.

          2 – Gary Lee Marvel was born on 25 Jan 1944 in Torrington, Connecticut and died on 30 May 2011 in Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida at age 67.

Gary married Linda Jo Scudder, daughter of Merle Scudder and Norma Jean Holcroft,  on 11 Sep 1965 in Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana. Linda was born on 4 Oct 1946 in Indiana.

Gary had a relationship with Constance Elizabeth Kuhns, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Kuhns Jr and Marian Elizabeth Schantz.  No evidence this couple married. Constance was born on 22 Jun 1942 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, and died on 1 Jul 1988 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida at age 46, and was buried on 6 Jul 1988 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

Gary married Judy Elaine Wenz on 17 Jan 1997 in Palm Beach, Florida. Judy was born on 15 Jan 1939.

2 – Norma Phyllis Marvel was born on 22 Sep 1921 in Hymera, Sullivan, Indiana, died on 10 Oct 1989 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 68, and was buried on 14 Oct 1989 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Norma married William Lee Heminger, son of James Walter Heminger and Hazel Herbster,  on 17 Nov 1939 in St. Joseph County, Indiana. William was born on 31 Mar 1917 in Mishawaka, St Joseph County, Indiana, died on 13 Feb 2003 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 85, and was buried on 17 Feb 2003 in Osceola, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Children from this marriage were:

           1- Thomas Lee ‘Tom’ Heminger was born on 16 Jan 1947 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Thomas married Kathleen Ann Heiden, daughter of William R. Heiden Sr and Annabelle June Ewing,  on 14 Jun 1969 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana. Kathleen was born on 5 May 1948 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Tom was a member of the group – Teen Tones while in high school. 

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            2 – Gail A. Heminger was born on 4 Feb 1952 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Gail married Ronald Cunningham on 31 Mar 1972.

3 – Donald Leroy Marvel (Virgil Thomas 4, William Morton 3, David James 2, Robert III 1) was born on 30 Jan 1924 in Jackson, Sullivan, Indiana, died on 10 Jul 1979 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana at age 55, and was buried on 15 Jul 1979 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

To learn more about the life of Donald Marvel please visit this page  – Donald ‘Don’ Marvel

Donald married Barbara Jean Hayes, daughter of Walter Frank Hayes and Marie Pauline Hardesty,  on 20 Dec 1946 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana. They were divorced one year later.  Barbara was born on 30 Jan 1924 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, died on 4 Jan 1988 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana at age 63, and was buried in Jan 1988 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

The child from this marriage was:

          1 – Alan Eugene Marvel was born on 24 Oct 1947 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

Alan married Ruth Anne Steininger, daughter of Gilbert Dee Steininger and Wilma Laverne Weaver,  on 27 Jun 1970 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. Ruth was born on 26 Jan 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana and died on 22 Oct 2014 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas at age 66.

Donald next married Betty Jean Mullen, daughter of Eloitt Mullen and Mildred Ruth Chapman,  on 21 Jan 1949 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. Betty was born on 27 Sep 1925 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana and died on 28 May 2020 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana at age 94.

No Children from this marriage.

Donald remarried Barbara Jean Hayes (b. 30 Jan 1924, d. 4 Jan 1988)  in 1963.

Virgil next married Bernice Fike, daughter of Harry F. Fike and Della Berger,  on 21 Jul 1938 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana. Bernice was born on 1 Jan 1909 in Decatur, Adams, Indiana, died on 10 Oct 1991 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana at age 82, and was buried in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

The child from this marriage was:

          1 – Dennis Keith Marvel was born in Dec 1947 in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

Dennis married Huong ‘Molly’ Thien.  (I could find no actual date of this couple’s marriage). Huong was born in 1950 in Viet Nam.

Their children from this marriage are:

          1 – Steven Thomas Marvel was born on 2 Jan 1972 in Saigan, Vietnam and died on 14 Jun 1999 at age 27.

          2 – Timothy Marvel was born on 15 Mar 1973.

Timothy married Rennie L. Lucius, daughter of Unknown Lucius.  Rennie was born on 17 Feb 1977.

          3 – Phillip Scott Marvel was born on 1977.

Phillip married Bethany Ophelia Prather on 21 Jan 2011 in Hampton, Virginia.  Bethany was born on 29 Jul 1992 in Hampton, Virginia.