The Marmion Family at the Grange
John and Elizabeth (nee Sloan) Marmion, Grange
their children:
19th Mar. 1855  John
(sir John)
19th June 1857  Elizabeth
13th Feb. 1859  Patrick 
12th June 1861  Alice 
7th July 1863  William 
1865 Peter
1870 James
(Canon James, P.P. of Dundrum)
21st Nov. 1874  Henry
(a doctor in Edinburgh)
William Marmion born July 7th, 1863 at the Grange
son of John and Elizabeth
John Marmion, son of William (above)
born in Delano California
William immigrated to The US via Liverpool, England in October of 1882.
He lived for 40 years in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He became a citizen in Visalia, Tulare County, California. (This is the same place where Daniel Marmion worked for Henry Quin, both from County Down) April 24, 1888. Sometime later in 1888 became a stock raiser in Rock Springs.
He spent some time in France and Germany in 1918 and 1919. In 1922 he was living at the Pullman Hotel with his son John in anticipation of visiting relatives in England and Ireland. He was a passenger aboard the "Philipdephia" on August 14th, 1922.
The family also continued to live in California:
1900 United States Federal Census

Name: William Marmion
( farmer)
Home in 1900: Township 4, Kern, California
Age: 36 
Estimated birth year: abt 1864 
Birthplace: Ireland 
Relationship to head-of-house: Head 
Spouse's name: Annie
Race: White 
Immigration Year: 1882 
Household Members: Name Age
William Marmion 36 
Annie Marmion 35 
John T Marmion 9 
William Marmion 6 
Sloan Marmion 3

William wound up returning to Down,
settled in Greencastle about one km
from his original home - the house is
still there - it overlooks Carlingford Lough
and looks across to Co. Louth.
He died about 1940/1,
John T. Marmion born in Delano, Kern County, California on August 11. 1885. John accompanied his father to visit family in 1922.
John Marmion became Sir John ran a stevedore business in Liverpool

was Daniel Marmion  William's brother? He lived in he same area and had to know him.they were from the same place in County Down.


1900 United States Federal Census
about Daniel J Marmion
Name: Daniel J Marmion
Home in 1900: Lindsay, Tulare, California
Age: 34 
Estimated birth year: abt 1866 
Birthplace: Ireland 
Relationship to head-of-house: Head 
Spouse's name: Ellen
Race: White 
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel J Marmion 34 
Ellen Marmion 27 
William C Marmion 1 
Mary E Marmion 4.12

it was Daniels sons who died tragicly in the Auto accident.

See California page

photo Tom Cunningham
William Henry Marmion (son of William) WWI Draft Card click to enlarge