Ayers LeForgee

15 June 1795–20 May 1881 (Age 85)
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Ayers

When Ayers LeForgee was born on 15 June 1795, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, Abraham Leforge, was 55 and his mother, Johanna Ayres, was 44. He married Dorendia Cassidy on 20 May 1818, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 20 May 1881, in Poplar Plains, Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur Township, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ayers LeForgee
Dorendia Cassidy
Marriage: 20 May 1818
Jurtony LeForgee
Martha Le Forgee
Mary LeForgee
America LeForgee
Michael Cassidy LeForgee
William L. LeForgee
Ayers LeForgee Jr.
Jesse LeForgee
Francis LeForgee
Mary J. LeForgee
Robert C. LeForgee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1818Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons
    Age 1
    In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 23
    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    English: derivative of Ayer , with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Ayres Lefarge in household of Jesse Lefarge, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ayer Le Forgu in entry for Wm J Chenowith and Mary E Le Forgu, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Ayers Le Forgee in entry for Robert Le Forgee, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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