Coleman FORRESTER 

Coleman FORRESTER[1, 2]

Male 1817 - 1889

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  • Birth  9 Sep 1817  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • Date:
      9 Sep 1817 -> inscribed on headstone
      1818 -> age 52 on 1870 census
      1818 -> age 62 on 1880 census


      Place:
      South Carolina -> 1870 census
      South Carolina -> 1880 census
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1850  District 85, Union, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Coleman "Forister" (32) was enumerated as head of household. His real estate is valued at $500. The household includes "Anny" (28), Jesse (7), James (5), Eliza (4), Nancy (2), and Martha Carnes (17).
    Occupation  1855  Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Justice of the Peace 
    Census  1860  Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1870  Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Colman Forister (52) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer. He had real estate valued at 800 and a personal estate valued at 800. He was born in South Carolina. The household included Ann (45), Edward (19), Martha (16), Newton (9), George (8), and Mary (6).

      Fannin County Forresters 1870
    Census  1880  Noontootla, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Coleman Forester (62) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He was literate. He was born in South Carolina and both parents were born in North Carolina. The household included his wife "Anney" (59), son Newton (22), and daughter Mary L. (16).

      Fannin County Forresters 1880
    Buried  Aft 31 Mar 1888  Dial, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Address:
    Dial Church of Christ Cemetery 
    Coleman Forrester Headstone
    Coleman Forrester Headstone
    photo used with permission of the owner
    Died  31 Mar 1888 or 1889  , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 13, 14
    • Date
      *The "Deaths" page in the Forrester family bible records his death date as March 31, 1888.
      *His headstone reports his death date as "Mch. 31, 1889."

      Place
      *Coleman appeared in Fannin County on the 1880 census and was buried there after his death in 1888 or 1889.
    Person ID  I1653  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  9 Apr 2011 

    Family  Anna CARNES,   b. Feb 1823, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1914, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Jan 1842  , Lumpkin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Marriage place obtained from marriage license.

      The family bible says "Coleman Forrester and Ann Cearns was married January 13th 1842"
    Children 
    >1. Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER,   b. 19 Oct 1842, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. James Polk FORRESTER,   b. 16 Aug 1844, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1919, , probably Bartow, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Eliza Amanda FORRESTER,   b. 25 Jun 1846,   d. 4 Nov 1935, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nancy Elizabeth FORRESTER,   b. 23 May 1848, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1920, Diamond, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Benjamin Edward FORRESTER,   b. 24 Jun 1850, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1937, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Marthann Josephine FORRESTER,   b. 13 Nov 1853,   d. 1903
     7. Rebecca Susana FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jan 1856,   d. 4 May 1858
     8. Newton Coleman FORRESTER,   b. 4 Jun 1858, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1944, Morganton, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. George Washington FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jan 1861, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950
    >10. Mary Lourania FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jul 1864, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1944, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2014 
    Family ID  F75  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] Dial Church of Christ Cemetery (Dial, Fannin County, Georgia), Coleman Forrester monumental inscription, personally photographed by Tonia Kendrick, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S99] Forrester Bible Records, 1842-1888, family pages; digital images made by Tonia Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009; from photocopies supplied by M. H. Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Georgia. Entries suggest that the earliest owners were Coleman Forrester (1817-1889) and wife Anna Carnes (1822-1914), who married in 1842, Deaths, entry for Coleman Forrester (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S220] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 85, Union, Georgia; Roll: M432_84; Page: 257; Image: 396. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Coleman Forister
      Birth Date: abt 1818
      Birth Place: South Carolina
      Residence Date: 1850
      Residence Place: District 85, Union, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=18981993&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S231] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Year: 1860; Census Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia; Roll: M653_120; Page: 1091; Image: 555. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Coleman Forester
      Birth Date: abt 1816
      Birth Place: South Carolina
      Residence Date: 1860
      Residence Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=11069614&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S342] 1870 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 148., Militia District 844; p. 45 (penned); dwelling 336, family 335; Colman Forister household; accessed; 16 February 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S287] 1880 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 0145., Noontootley D.; 61; p. 700 (stamped); dwelling 79, family 79; Coleman Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S353] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image (www.findagrave.com), photograph, "gravestone for Coleman Forrester (1817-1889), Memorial No. 31287780, Records of the Dial Church of Christ Cemetery, Dial, Fannin, Georgia;" photograph AMB. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S220] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 85, Union, Georgia; Roll: M432_84; Page: 257; Image: 396. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=18981993

    9. [S356] Lemma Forrester, "Forrester Family: Forrester - Keeper of the Forest," Facets of Fannin: A History of Fannin County, Georgia, Ethelene Dyer Jones, editor (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1989), ., p. 309 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S342] 1870 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 148., Militia District 844; p. 45 (penned); dwelling 336, family 335; Colman Forister household; accessed; 16 February 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S287] 1880 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 0145., Noontootley D.; 61; p. 700 (stamped); dwelling 79, family 79; Coleman Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S344] Jones, Ethelene D., and Dale Dyer, Facets of Fannin: A History of Fannin County, Georgia (Dallas, Tex: Curtis Media Corp. ,1989), Story F208, p. 309 (Reliability: 3).
      "He and Ann were buried in the Dial Cemetary."

    13. [S353] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image (www.findagrave.com), photograph, "gravestone for Coleman Forrester (1817-1889), Memorial No. 31287780, Records of the Dial Church of Christ Cemetery, Dial, Fannin, Georgia;" photograph AMB. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S99] Forrester Bible Records, 1842-1888, family pages; digital images made by Tonia Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009; from photocopies supplied by M. H. Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Georgia. Entries suggest that the earliest owners were Coleman Forrester (1817-1889) and wife Anna Carnes (1822-1914), who married in 1842, "Deaths," entry for Coleman Forrester (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S339] Lumpkin County, Georgia, Marriage Books, Lumpkin County Ordinary Court, , , ; digital images, Georgia Archives, Georgia's Virtual Vault (http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us/index.php : accessed )., accessed; 15 February 2011; 1838-1849, p. 36-37; Forester-Carnes; 1842 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S99] Forrester Bible Records, 1842-1888, family pages; digital images made by Tonia Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009; from photocopies supplied by M. H. Kendrick, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Georgia. Entries suggest that the earliest owners were Coleman Forrester (1817-1889) and wife Anna Carnes (1822-1914), who married in 1842, "Marriages," entry for Coleman Forrester and Anna Cearns (Reliability: 3).




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