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Benjamin West Marett b.abt. 1809

Benjamin West Marett b.abt. 1809

Posted: 17 Jan 2000 4:40PM GMT
Edited: 28 Aug 2001 1:48PM GMT
I am looking for info on Benjamin West Marett b.abt. 1809, married Lucinda Williams Hodges I know of one child Nancy Elizabeth Marett b.Dec-1836 Fair Play S.C. I think Benjamin might also be born in S.C.Nancy is my GGGgrandmother. Nancy married James Wesley
Brannon Aug 1852. Any info on the family would be appreciated.
Thanks, Stacey Brannon Barkwill

Benjamin West Maret/Nancy Elizabeth

Posted: 4 Nov 2000 5:10PM GMT
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 1:49PM GMT
Benjamin West Maret, 3rd ch of Stephen Lucy (Walters) Maret, was b 14 Apr 1807, Pendleton District, SC; d 13 Oct 1861.

Abt 1830, Benjamin mar Lucinda Williams Hodges-who was b 24 Mar 1813 in SC; d 22 May 1896.

Benjamin's family was in Anderson Dist for the 1850 census, but later lived in Pickens Dist (now Oconee Co) SC. Some members of the family had moved to Mississippi prior to the Civil War. Benjamin's estate was settled in the Pickens Co Real Estate Sales Bk B, p 122.

Known issue: 7
1. Elias Jackson Marett (1834-1917)
2. Nancy Elizabeth Marett (1836-1924)
3. James Franklin Marett (1838-1856)
4. Frederick Simmons Marett(1843-1874)
5. Lucy Elena Marett (1846-
6. John Wesley Taylor Marett (1849-1878)
7. Joanna Casendine Marett (1854-

You may contact me for more info, there's lots of it.

Benjamin West Marett

Posted: 4 Nov 2000 10:10PM GMT
Edited: 28 Aug 2001 1:48PM GMT
Thanks for all the info. I have done a bit of research and have Elias Jackson Marett's civil war records. I love this family and will continue to keep plugging along. Do you have anything beyond Benjamin Marett b. abt 1740 m. Jodie Harbin? No one does that I know of. How do you descend?

Benjamin West Maret/Nancy Elizabeth

Posted: 5 Nov 2000 2:07PM GMT
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 1:49PM GMT
Please email me at with your snail mail address and I will send you copies of what I have.

Maret Family

Posted: 6 Nov 2000 1:51PM GMT
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 1:49PM GMT
The earliest Benjamin Maret was born ca 1750 in York Co., VA; believe died in 1830.
His father was a John or Jean Maret of York Co., VA. (or as early York Co. records was one Jean Marot, a French Huguenot, who emigrated to America in 1700. By 1704, this Jean Marot was a Secretary to Col. William Byrd at Westover, VA - his age was 27 years and his wife's name was Anne. In 1705 he became a Tavern owner at Williamsburg, VA and there he was killed in the Fall of 1717. His Will (dated 31 Aug 1717) was proven 16 Dec 1717 in York Co., VA however, his only heirs mentioned were wife, Anne, three daus, Edith, Anne and Rachel.

benjamin and jodin maret

carolyn duffield (View posts)
Posted: 14 Mar 2001 11:28AM GMT
i have a little and these two that i got from some one if you write to my i will send it to you. send me you home address as i dont have it on the computer. i also have stuff on other marets. i would like to have any thing that you might have on the marets also. thank you

Benjamin and Jodi Marett

Posted: 14 Mar 2001 5:07PM GMT
Edited: 28 Aug 2001 1:48PM GMT
Hi, I have a packet I got from a David Reed. He is the one who submitted Marett's info to Good stuff in it. If you want I will make copies and send them to you.
Email me and we will exchange address's then.
I descend from Benjamin and Jodi, there son Stephen and Lucy Walters, their son Benjamin West and Lucinda Williams Hodges, their daughter Nancy Elizabeth Marett b.1836 married James Brannon. My maiden name is Brannon.
Email me at
Stacey Barkwill

Re: Benjamin West Maret/Nancy Elizabeth

Posted: 13 Jan 2003 7:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Marett, Merrett
Listed in the 1860 census, Tippah Co., MS
Southern Subdivision, Hickory Flat P. O., page 147, dwelling/family 1015/1018
Benjamin Merrett, 57, M, farmer, 1500, 1457, SC
Lucinda ", 47, F SC
Fredrich ", 17, M, SC
Lucy E. ", 13, F SC
John W. ", 11, M SC
Joana C. ", 5 F SC
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