Source – Entry #634 in Paxton’s Marshall Family (written circa. 1885)
Frances Marshall, b. in Mason Co., Ky., March 7, 1819, d. February 25, 1840, = 1838, FRANK T. Chambers 1818-60. Cousin Fannie was a fair and lovely girl. From the age of fifteen she suffered from dyspepsia, which made her form and features angelic. She was only five days younger than I. As I received the fostering care of her mother, so she was cherished by my step-mother. Therefore we were companions throughout our early lives. She died soon after marriage, leaving an· only son.
Frank Chambers was a lawyer, and was regarded as one of the most promising young men in the State of Kentucky. He was uncommonly handsome, a chaste and eloquent speaker, and an intelligent and interesting companion. His life was short, yet he was married three times. His second wife was Elizabeth Daurrett, and his third, a Miss Flegar.. ·His last years were spent in Cincinnati. He became intemperate before he died. His parents were Gov. John Chambers, 1779-1852, and Hannah Taylor.