Benjamin Edward FORRESTER[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1850 - 1937  (86 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Edward FORRESTER 
    Born 24 Jun 1850  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • 24 Jun 1850 -> Forrester Bible records
      1851, GA -> age 19 on 1870 census
      1851, GA -> age 29 on 1880 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Edward (19) appeared in the household of Colman Forister (52). He worked on a farm. He was born in Georgia. The household included Ann (45), 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  [3
    • Edward Forester (29) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He was literate. He was born in Georgia, his father was born in South Carolina, and his mother was born in Georgia. The household included his wife Salina (26), son William C. (7), and daughter Lilley A. (2).

      His brother, Lafayette, appeared one household down and his parents appeared on the next page.

      Fannin County Forresters 1880
    Occupation Farmer  [7
    Residence , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Benjamin and Salina "made their permanent home on a farm on the Toccoa River. He inherited the farm from his father."
    Died 12 Feb 1937  , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried Aft 23 Feb 1937  Dial Church Of Christ Cemetery, Dial, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • His headstone reads: "Benjamin E. Forrester; [unreadable] 24, 1850; Feb 12, 1937; [unreadable epitaph]."
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Benjamin Edward -> Forrester Bible records
      Edward -> 1880 census
      Edward -> 1870 census

      Connection to parents:
      recorded in Forrester Bible records with the other children of Coleman Forrester and Anna Carnes
    Person ID I1885  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2011 

    Father Coleman FORRESTER,   b. 9 Sep 1817, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1888 or 1889, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1842  , Lumpkin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet

    Family Salina E. TUCKER,   b. 26 Mar 1853, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1926, Dial, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1870  [7
    • 25 Dec 1870 -> "Forrester Family"
    Children 
     1. William Coleman FORRESTER,   b. Abt 1873, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919  (Age ~ 46 years)
     2. Lilley E. FORRESTER,   b. Abt 1878, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rosalee FORRESTER,   b. 2 Mar 1888,   d. Feb 1984  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1850 - , , Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1937 - , Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Feb 1937 - Dial Church Of Christ Cemetery, Dial, Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Death Records
    Salina (Tucker) Forrester Death Certificate
    Salina (Tucker) Forrester Death Certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] 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, "Births," entry for Benjamin Edward Forrester (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S80] Dial Church of Christ Cemetery (Dial, Fannin County, Georgia), Benjamin Forrester monumental inscription, personally photographed by Tonia Kendrick, (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S283] 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. 699 (stamped); dwelling 65, family 65; Edward Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S338] 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).

    5. [S338] 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. [S283] 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. 699 (stamped); dwelling 65, family 65; Edward Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S352] 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).

    8. [S107] "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98", database, Ancestry.com; citing State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998. Georgia, USA: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998 (http://ancestry.com), death certificate no. 3172 (1937), Benjamin E. Forrester; (Reliability: 3).
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