George Washington Forshee Sr

22 March 1825–31 December 1903 (Age 78)
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Forshee Sr was born on 22 March 1825, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Forshey, was 55 and his mother, Anna Agnes Weston, was 50. He married Elizabeth Woods in 1846, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 December 1903, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell, Washington, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Forshee Sr
1825–1903
Elizabeth Woods
1831–1876
Marriage: 1846
Nancy Jane Forshee
1847–1918
Marianna Forshee
1850–1936
James R. Forshee
1852–1866
John W. Forshee
1854–
Ruth Forshee
1858–1880
Sarah Jane Forshee
1859–1930
James Forshee- Forshey
1860–1860
Joseph Richard Forshee
1862–1929
Emmet Marion Forshee
1865–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1846
Monroe, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Nancy Jane Forshee

    Female1847–1918Female

    Marianna Forshee

    Female1850–1936Female

    Male1852–1866Male

    Male1854–Male

    Ruth Forshee

    Female1858–1880Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

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.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Fortier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • George Forshee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Washington Forshee, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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