William Thomas Forehand

August 1838–1905 (Age 66)
Chowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Forehand was born in August 1838, in Chowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joel M. Forehand, was 30 and his mother, Mary J White, was 29. He married Elizabeth Twine on 8 August 1862, in Chowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Township 2 Middle, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died in 1905, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Forehand
1838–1905
Elizabeth Twine
1836–1867
Marriage: 8 August 1862
Mary Forehand
1863–
Alfred Lafayette Forehand
1864–1923
Elisha Joel Forehand
1865–1955
Elisha Joel Forehand
1866–1955
Ouinton Forehand
1868–
William Thomas Forehand
1873–1942
Peter Malachi Forehand
1875–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1862
Chowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Mary Forehand

    Female1863–Female

    Alfred Lafayette Forehand

    Male1864–1923Male

    Elisha Joel Forehand

    Male1865–1955Male

    Male1866–1955Male

    Ouinton Forehand

    Male1868–Male

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Parents and Siblings

    Joel M. Forehand

    Male1808–1878Male

    Female1809–1854Female

siblings

(8)

    Quinton Overton Forehand

    Male1832–Male

    Amelia Martha Forehand

    Female1835–1865Female

    Judy Ann Forehand

    Female1838–Female

    Male1838–1905Male

    Female1844–1883Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 24

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Canadian Forand .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Forehand in household of Joel Forehand, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Forehand, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Forehand in household of Joel Forehand, "United States Census, 1850"

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