Ephriam Watkins Marble
- Born: 20 May 1834, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Sylvia A. Van Matre on 17 Feb 1861 in Clarno, Green County, Wisconsin
- Died: 4 Apr 1878, Cadiz, Green County, Wisconsin at age 43
- Buried: Rock Lilly Cemetery, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois
Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1850, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 129 Book 1, 309b. Age 16 yrs.
• Census, 1860, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 230 Book 1, Page 528. Age 26 yrs.
• Military Service: Civil War, 30 Aug 1864, Jefferson, Wisconsin.
Name: Ephraim Marble
Residence: Jefferson, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 30 Aug 1864
Side Served: Union
State Served: Wisconsin
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 30 August 1864. Enlisted in Company H, 38th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 30 Aug 1864. Mustered Out Company H, 38th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 2 Jun 1865.
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion
• Military Service: Civil War: 38th Infantry Regiment, 1864-1865, Wisconsin Infantry. Civil War: 38th Infantry Regiment
Companies "A," "B," "C," and "D" were organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into United States service, April 15, 1864. It moved to Washington D. C. May 3-7. From Washington D.C the regiment moved into Virginia. It participated in assaults on Petersburg, the pursuit of General Lee's army, and the 1st Battalion served on duty at Arsenal, Washington, during trial and execution of President Lincoln's assassins. The regiment mustered out of active military service July 26, 1865. The regiment lost during service 1 officer and 56 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 56 enlisted men by disease. Total 113.
• Census, 1870, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 275 Book 1, Page 393b. Age 35 yrs. Farm Laborer.
Ephriam married Sylvia A. Van Matre, daughter of Joseph M. Van Matre and Catherine Clevenger, on 17 Feb 1861 in Clarno, Green County, Wisconsin. (Sylvia A. Van Matre was born in 1845 in Oneco, Stephenson County, Illinois and died on 15 Jul 1907.)