Nathanial Steed Forrester

Male11 June 1834–27 January 1917

Brief Life History 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 1850 and Civil District 6, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. 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 Cemetery, Booneville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (22)

  • Nathaniel Forrester in household of Edward Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • N S Forrester, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nat. S. Forester, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1870Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    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 name from Middle English forester ‘officer in charge of a forest or lord's hunting ground’ (Old French forestier, Anglo-Norman forester). See Forrest .

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

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