John Andrew Forgey

9 August 1865–1 June 1953 (Age 87)
Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life of John Andrew

When John Andrew Forgey was born on 9 August 1865, in Linn, Oregon, United States, his father, George Washington Forgey, was 24 and his mother, Martha Ann Sherer, was 17. He married Sarah F or J Millsap on 10 October 1886, in Asotin, Washington Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Theon, Asotin, Washington, United States in 1930 and Asotin Election Precinct, Asotin, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 1 June 1953, in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Andrew Forgey
Sarah F or J Millsap
Marriage: 10 October 1886
Belzena Katherine Forgey
Billyann B Forgey
Alva C Forgey
Joseph Andrew Forgey
Jessie Forgey
Dell Dewey Forgey

Spouse and Children

10 October 1886
Asotin, Washington Territory, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Forgey





    Belzena Forgey



    Henry D Forgey


    Emma Forgey


    Phoebe Forgey


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1866 · Married Women's Property Act

Age 1

Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of French Forget or an altered spelling of Scottish Forgie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Forgey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Forgey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Forgey in household of George W Forgey, "United States Census, 1870"

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