Belle Isle
     The third plantation, "Belle Isle," was the residence of Robert Marion, Esq. He was the third son of Gabriel Marion and Catharine Taylor.  His brothers, Gabriel and Benjamin, never married. Of his sisters, Catharine died unmarried; his younger sister, Charlotte, married Anthony Ashby, by whom she had a daughter, who married Richard Singleton, and after Mr. Ashby's death she married Theodore S. Marion, by whom she had a daughter, who, in 1808, became the wife of the writer. Mr. Robert Marion married Mrs. Esther Deveaux (nee Gignilliat, mother of the late Stephen G. Deveaux. This marriage produced no children.
Reminiscences of St. Stephen's Parish
Samuel DuBose
Copyright © 1972
Dorothy MacDowell Kelly