Jane Forshey

1848–Female
Elk, Noble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Forshey was born in 1848, in Elk, Noble, Ohio, United States, her father, F. John Forshee, was 40 and her mother, Susanna Porter Abbey, was 39.

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Family Time Line

F. John Forshee
1808–1895
Susanna Porter Abbey
1809–1894
Charles H. Forshey
1831–1873
Thomas J Forshey
1842–1908
Harriet Lucinda Forshey
1833–1901
Harrison John Forshey
1835–1920
Abigail Celicia Forshey
1836–1907
Josephine Elieta Forshee
1838–
Ernest L Forshee
1839–
Wallace William Forshey
1840–1919
Franklin Leverett Forshey
1842–
Orpha A. Forshey
1844–1932
Ellen Patience Forshey
1847–
Jane Forshey
1848–
Albert Perry Forshey
1849–1926
Francis Ada Forshey
1853–1871
Joseph Forshey
1854–
Sarah Forshey
1858–

Parents and Siblings

    F. John Forshee

    Male1808–1895Male

    Susanna Porter Abbey

    Female1809–1894Female

siblings

(16)

    Charles H. Forshey

    Male1831–1873Male

    Female1833–1901Female

    Harrison John Forshey

    Male1835–1920Male

    Abigail Celicia Forshey

    Female1836–1907Female

    Female1838–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Fortier .

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

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