John N. Fordyce

Male5 April 1841–4 September 1911

Brief Life History of John N.

When John N. Fordyce was born on 5 April 1841, in Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Fordyce, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Case, was 29. He married Phebe Louise Higbee on 3 July 1872, in Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 4 September 1911, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fairbanks Cemetery, Fairbanks, Fairbanks Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John N. Fordyce
Phebe Louise Higbee
Marriage: 3 July 1872
Alexander Dingwall Fordyce
James H Fordyce
Mary J Fordyce
Ida M Fordice
Lucia Fordyce
Edna Fordyce
William Fordyce
Josephine Fordyce
Homer Fordyce

Sources (18)

  • John Fordyce in household of Lewis Fordyce, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jno N Fordyce, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John Fordyce, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1872Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1842: Sullivan, Indiana, United States


    Age 5

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


    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Fordyce, a place near Banff.

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

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