Nathanial Steed Forrester

11 June 1834–27 January 1917 (Age 82)
Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nathanial Steed

When Nathanial Steed Forrester was born on 11 June 1834, in Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Forrester, was 44 and his mother, Matilda Hodges, was 34. He married Margaret Ann Jackson on 28 May 1870, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 6, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1891. He died on 27 January 1917, in Booneville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Booneville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathanial Steed Forrester
Margaret Ann Jackson
Marriage: 28 May 1870
Lillian Josephine Forrester
Martha "Mattie" Forrester
Ruby Lafayette Forrester
Nancy Jane Forrester
Margaret Forrester

Spouse and Children

28 May 1870
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Eliza C. Forrester



    Mary Ann Forrrester


    Tabitha Hannah Forrester


    John C Forrester


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 28

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Forrest .

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

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Sources (3)

  • N S Forester in household of Wm Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • N S Forrister, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathaniel Forrester in household of Isaac Forrester, "United States Census, 1850"

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