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Coleman FORRESTER

Coleman FORRESTER[1, 2]

Male 1817 - 1889  (71 years)

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  • Name Coleman FORRESTER 
    Born 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 County, 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
    FAN John Garrett 
    FAN Joseph Garrett 
    FAN Joseph Garrett 
    FAN Robert Garrett 
    FAN Sarah Stroud 
    Buried Aft 31 Mar 1888  Dial, Fannin County, 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 County, 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  [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 County, 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  (Age 85 years)
    +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  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Eliza Amanda FORRESTER,   b. 25 Jun 1846,   d. 4 Nov 1935, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Nancy Elizabeth FORRESTER,   b. 23 May 1848, , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1920, Diamond, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. Benjamin Edward FORRESTER,   b. 24 Jun 1850, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1937, , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Marthann Josephine FORRESTER,   b. 13 Nov 1853,   d. 1903  (Age 49 years)
     7. Rebecca Susana FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jan 1856,   d. 4 May 1858  (Age 2 years)
     8. Newton Coleman FORRESTER,   b. 4 Jun 1858, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1944, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. George Washington FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jan 1861, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 88 years)
    +10. Mary Lourania FORRESTER,   b. 7 Jul 1864, , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1944, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Dial Church of Christ Cemetery, Coleman Forrester monumental inscription, personally photographed by Tonia Kendrick, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S98] Forrester Bible Records*, Deaths, entry for Coleman Forrester (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S218] 1850 United States Federal Census, 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. [S229] 1860 United States Federal Census, 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. [S338] 1870 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, pop. sch., Militia District 844; p. 45 (penned); dwelling 336, family 335; Colman Forister household; accessed; 16 February 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S284] 1880 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, pop. sch., Noontootley D.; 61; p. 700 (stamped); dwelling 79, family 79; Coleman Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S349] Find A Grave, database with images* EE 3 - base, 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. [S218] 1850 United States Federal Census, 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. [S352] Forrester Family - Facets of Fannin, p. 309 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S338] 1870 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, pop. sch., Militia District 844; p. 45 (penned); dwelling 336, family 335; Colman Forister household; accessed; 16 February 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S284] 1880 Census. Georgia. Fannin County, pop. sch., Noontootley D.; 61; p. 700 (stamped); dwelling 79, family 79; Coleman Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S340] Facets of Fannin: A History of Fannin County, Georgia, Story F208, p. 309 (Reliability: 3).
      "He and Ann were buried in the Dial Cemetary."

    13. [S349] Find A Grave, database with images* EE 3 - base, 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. [S98] Forrester Bible Records*, "Deaths," entry for Coleman Forrester (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S335] Lumpkin County Marriage Books-Georgia's Virtual Vault, accessed; 15 February 2011; 1838-1849, p. 36-37; Forester-Carnes; 1842 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S98] Forrester Bible Records*, "Marriages," entry for Coleman Forrester and Anna Cearns (Reliability: 3).