Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1928  (85 years)


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  • Name Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER 
    Born 19 Oct 1842  , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • 19 Oct 1942 -> Forrester Bible records
      19 Oct 1942; Fannin, GA -> his death certificate
      1843, GA -> age 37 on 1880 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  District 85, Union, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Coleman "Forister" (32) was enumerated as head of household. The household includes "Anny" (28), Jesse (7), James (5), Eliza (4), Nancy (2), and Martha Carnes (17).
    Military Abt 18611865  [7, 8
    Address:
    Union Solder 
    Census 1870  Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Lafayette Forister (27) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer. He had no real estate and a personal estate valued at 250. He was born in Georgia. The household included Nancy (25) and John (2).

      Lafayette's parents lived 10 households away.
    Census 1880  Noontootla, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Lafayett Forrester (37) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He could read, but not write. He was born in Georgia, his father in South Carolina, and his mother in Georgia. The household included his wife Nancy C. (35), son John E. (10), and daughters Allice L. (8), and Eller T. (2).

      Lafayette's brother, Edward, appeared one household up and his parents appeared on the next page.

      Fannin County Forresters 1880
    Residence From 1904 to 1928  Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • According to his death certificate, he had resided in Blue Ridge for 24 years.
    Census 1910  Toccoa, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation Farmer  [9, 10
    Died 21 Jan 1928  Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12
    • City of death obtained from death certificate.
      He appears to have had a heart attack. The cause of death on his death certificate says, "All I know to say is heart failure. He got up & put on clothing & in a few minutes was dead."

      "1928
      -Jan-Fayette Forrester, 85,Union Soldier in Civil War, dies. Hemarried a Marshall. Survived by children: J. E. Forrester and Mrs. Alice Newberry." - obit
    Jesse Lafayette Forrester Death Certificate
    Jesse Lafayette Forrester Death Certificate
    Buried 22 Jan 1928  Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Crawford Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Jesse Lafayette -> Forrester Bible records
      Lafayette ->1880 census


      Connection to parents:
      His parents are reported as Coleman Forrester and "Annie Kerns Forrester" on his death certificate.
    Person ID I1881  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2014 

    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 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 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy A. E. MARSHALL,   b. 26 Apr 1845, , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1924, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1866  , Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13
    • *Marriage license found.
      *Jesse Lafayette Forrester's death certificate reports his wife as Addie. He was widowed at the time of his death.
    Forister-Marshall Marriage License
    Forister-Marshall Marriage License
    Children 
     1. John E. FORRESTER,   b. Abt 1868, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Allice L. FORRESTER,   b. Abt 1872, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eller T. FORRESTER,   b. Abt 1878, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F570  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1842 - , Fannin County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - District 85, Union, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1866 - , Fannin County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1904 to 1928 - Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Toccoa, Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jan 1928 - Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Crawford Cemetery - 22 Jan 1928 - Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia
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  • Death Records
    Addie Forrester Death Certificate
    Addie 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 Jesse Lafayett Forrester (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S284] 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 66, family 66; Lafayett Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S343] Fannin County, Georgia, Death Certificates, , , ; digital images, Georgia Archives, Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates, 1928-1930 (http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/nondeath.php : accessed )., accessed; 8 August 2009; no. 1000; Jesse Lafayette Forrester; 21 January 1928 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [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 Jesse Lafayett Forrester (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S284] 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 66, family 66; Lafayett Forester household; accessed ; 6 February 2011 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S218] 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=18981995

    7. [S337] Doyle R. Harper, "Obits and Tidbits," database, Fannin County, Georgia GAGenWeb Site (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gafanni2/obitid.html: accessed ), ; citing Abstracts taken from available 1925-1930 copies of the Blue Ridge Summit-Post and from 1932 and 1937-1943 Fannin County Times.., accessed; 16 February 2011; 1928-Jan - Fayette Forrester (Reliability: 2).

    8. [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).

    9. [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. 43 (penned); dwelling 326, family 325; Lafayette Forister household; accessed; 17 February 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S95] Fannin, Georgia, death certificates; digital image, Vital Records, Public Health, RG 26-5-95, Georgia Archives, Georgia's Virtual Vault. (http://content.sos.state.ga.us/index.php), death certificate no. 1000 (1928), Jesse Lafayette Forrester; "Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates," (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/losxos

    11. [S262] Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit), Year: 1910; Census Place: Toccoa, Fannin, Georgia; Roll: T624_182; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 867. (Reliability: 2).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=3331272&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    12. [S343] Fannin County, Georgia, Death Certificates, , , ; digital images, Georgia Archives, Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates, 1928-1930 (http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/nondeath.php : accessed )., accessed; 8 August 2009; no. 1000; Jesse Lafayette Forrester; 21 January 1928 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S333] Fannin County, Georgia, Marriage Books, Fannin County Ordinary Court, , , ; digital images, Georgia Archives, Georgia's Virtual Vault (http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us/index.php : accessed )., accessed; 6 February 2011; 1864-1894, p. 103; Forister-Marshall; 1866 (Reliability: 3).