Marion S. Antony Sabine Parish, Louisiana
The subject of this sketch is a
citizen of Ward Two, and is now serving as constable of that
ward. His grandfather was Christopher Antony, a pioneer of the
Negreet community who came to this country in 1822 from Virginia
by way of Kentucky and Texas.
Christopher's father was Martin
Antony, who was a native of Germany, and he and his eldest son,
Jacob, were soldiers in the American army during the
revolutionary war. William M, Antony, father of Marion S., was
born at Negreet in 1827, being the eldest of a family of eight
sons and two daughters, and
In 1851 was married to Mary Alice,
daughter of Aaron L. and Penelope Neil, to which union were born
ten children, those now living being Thomas B., George C, Marion
S., Charles. W. and Mary E., wife of J. C. Salter.
William M. Antony served his country
in the War Between the States, and his parish in various civil
capacities and was a well-to-do and esteemed citizen.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.