253. Mary8 Quackenbush was born March 8, 1753. Mary died November 25, 1825 at age 72.
She married Gideon Marlett. Gideon was born January 14, 1747/1748. Gideon(191) was the son of John Marlett and Batie (unknown). Gideon died December 13, 1820 at age 73. His body was interred December 1820 in Jackson Cemetary, Naverino, NY.(192) (See Gideon Marlett for the children resulting from this marriage.) The "Lander Family" documents tell the story that one day, while Mary's husband Gideon was serving with General Herkimer's army, a band of hostile Indians attacked the cabin. Mary was barely able to escape the Indians, but succeeded because the Indians ripped open the feather beds and threw the feathers everywhere, dancing in the process.
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