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Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER

Male 1842 - 1928  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER was born 19 Oct 1842, , Fannin County, Georgia (son of Coleman FORRESTER and Anna CARNES); died 21 Jan 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia; was buried 22 Jan 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Farmer
    • Census: 1850, District 85, Union, Georgia
    • Military: Abt 18611865; Address:
      Union Solder
    • Census: 1870, Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1880, Noontootla, Fannin, Georgia
    • Residence: From 1904 to 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia
    • Census: 1910, Toccoa, Fannin, Georgia

    Notes:

    Name:
    Jesse Lafayette -> Forrester Bible records
    Lafayette ->1880 census


    Connection to parents:
    His parents are reported as Coleman Forrester and "Annie Kerns Forrester" on his death certificate.

    Birth:
    19 Oct 1942 -> Forrester Bible records
    19 Oct 1942; Fannin, GA -> his death certificate
    1843, GA -> age 37 on 1880 census

    Census:
    Coleman "Forister" (32) was enumerated as head of household. The household includes "Anny" (28), Jesse (7), James (5), Eliza (4), Nancy (2), and Martha Carnes (17).

    Census:
    Lafayette Forister (27) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer. He had no real estate and a personal estate valued at 250. He was born in Georgia. The household included Nancy (25) and John (2).

    Lafayette's parents lived 10 households away.

    Census:
    Lafayett Forrester (37) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He could read, but not write. He was born in Georgia, his father in South Carolina, and his mother in Georgia. The household included his wife Nancy C. (35), son John E. (10), and daughters Allice L. (8), and Eller T. (2).

    Lafayette's brother, Edward, appeared one household up and his parents appeared on the next page.

    Fannin County Forresters 1880

    Residence:
    According to his death certificate, he had resided in Blue Ridge for 24 years.

    Died:
    City of death obtained from death certificate.
    He appears to have had a heart attack. The cause of death on his death certificate says, "All I know to say is heart failure. He got up & put on clothing & in a few minutes was dead."

    "1928
    -Jan-Fayette Forrester, 85,Union Soldier in Civil War, dies. Hemarried a Marshall. Survived by children: J. E. Forrester and Mrs. Alice Newberry." - obit

    Jesse married Nancy A. E. MARSHALL 16 Dec 1866, , Fannin County, Georgia. Nancy was born 26 Apr 1845, , , North Carolina; died 27 Jul 1924, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia; was buried 28 Jul 1924, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia. [Group Sheet]

    Notes:

    Married:
    *Marriage license found.
    *Jesse Lafayette Forrester's death certificate reports his wife as Addie. He was widowed at the time of his death.

    Children:
    1. John E. FORRESTER was born Abt 1868, , probably Fannin, Georgia.
    2. Allice L. FORRESTER was born Abt 1872, , , Georgia.
    3. Eller T. FORRESTER was born Abt 1878, , , Georgia.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Coleman FORRESTERColeman FORRESTER was born 9 Sep 1817, South Carolina; died 31 Mar 1888 or 1889, , probably Fannin, Georgia; was buried Aft 31 Mar 1888, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • FAN: John Garrett
    • FAN: Joseph Garrett
    • FAN: Joseph Garrett
    • FAN: Robert Garrett
    • FAN: Sarah Stroud
    • Census: 1850, District 85, Union, Georgia
    • Occupation: 1855, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia; Justice of the Peace
    • Census: 1860, Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1870, Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1880, Noontootla, Fannin, Georgia

    Notes:

    Birth:
    Date:
    9 Sep 1817 -> inscribed on headstone
    1818 -> age 52 on 1870 census
    1818 -> age 62 on 1880 census


    Place:
    South Carolina -> 1870 census
    South Carolina -> 1880 census

    Census:
    Coleman "Forister" (32) was enumerated as head of household. His real estate is valued at $500. The household includes "Anny" (28), Jesse (7), James (5), Eliza (4), Nancy (2), and Martha Carnes (17).

    Census:
    Colman Forister (52) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer. He had real estate valued at 800 and a personal estate valued at 800. He was born in South Carolina. The household included Ann (45), Edward (19), Martha (16), Newton (9), George (8), and Mary (6).

    Fannin County Forresters 1870

    Census:
    Coleman Forester (62) appeared as head of household. He was a married farmer. He was literate. He was born in South Carolina and both parents were born in North Carolina. The household included his wife "Anney" (59), son Newton (22), and daughter Mary L. (16).

    Fannin County Forresters 1880

    Died:
    Date
    *The "Deaths" page in the Forrester family bible records his death date as March 31, 1888.
    *His headstone reports his death date as "Mch. 31, 1889."

    Place
    *Coleman appeared in Fannin County on the 1880 census and was buried there after his death in 1888 or 1889.

    Coleman married Anna CARNES 13 Jan 1842, , Lumpkin, Georgia. Anna (daughter of Unknown CARNES) was born Feb 1823, , , Georgia; died 19 Jan 1914, , Fannin County, Georgia; was buried Aft 19 Jan 1914, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Anna CARNESAnna CARNES was born Feb 1823, , , Georgia (daughter of Unknown CARNES); died 19 Jan 1914, , Fannin County, Georgia; was buried Aft 19 Jan 1914, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • FAN: John Garrett
    • FAN: Joseph Garrett
    • FAN: Joseph Garrett
    • FAN: Robert Garrett
    • FAN: Sarah Stroud
    • Census: 1850, District 85, Union, Georgia
    • Census: 1860, Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1870, Militia District 844, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1880, Noontootla, Fannin, Georgia
    • Census: 1900, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia
    • Census: 1910, Stock Hill, Fannin County, Georgia

    Notes:

    Name:
    Anna Forrester -> 1910 census

    Birth:
    Feb 1823, GA -> stated on 1900 census
    1825, GA -> age 45 on 1870 census
    1821, GA -> age 59 on 1880 census
    1814 -> "age 100 years" reported on tombstone
    1818, GA -> age 92 on 1910 census

    Census:
    "Anny" (28) was enumerated in the household of Coleman "Forister" (32). The household includes Jesse (7), James (5), Eliza (4), Nancy (2), and Martha Carnes (17).

    Census:
    Ann (45) appeared in the household of Colman Forister (52). Her occupation was Keeping house. She was born in Georgia. The household included Edward (19), Martha (16), Newton (9), George (8), and Mary (6).

    Fannin County Forresters 1870

    Census:
    "Anney" (59) appeared in the household of Coleman Forester (62) as his wife. Her occupation was keeping house. She was illiterate. She and both parents were born in Georgia. The household included Newton (22) and Mary L. (16).

    Fannin County Forresters 1880

    Census:
    "Anie Foster" (77) appeared as head of household. She was born Feb 1823. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She was a widow, who had been married 57 years, and the mother of ten children, nine of whom were still living. She owned her home and lived alone.

    Her daughter, Mary, lived next door and her son, James appeared three households down.

    Census:
    Anna Forrester (92) appeared in the household of William H. Ward (45) as his mother-in-law. She was widowed. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She had no occupation. The literacy questions were not answered. The household included Mary L. (45), Edward C. (17), William D. (13), Coles H. (10), Charlie C. (7), Virgil Taft (3), and Anna Forrester (92).

    Anna Forrester was Mary's mother. William and Mary's son, Newton C. Ward, and his family appeared on on page 9-B.

    Notes:

    Married:
    Marriage place obtained from marriage license.

    The family bible says "Coleman Forrester and Ann Cearns was married January 13th 1842"

    Children:
    1. 1. Jesse Lafayette FORRESTER was born 19 Oct 1842, , Fannin County, Georgia; died 21 Jan 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia; was buried 22 Jan 1928, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia.
    2. James Polk FORRESTER was born 16 Aug 1844, , , Georgia; died 24 Aug 1919, , probably Bartow, Georgia; was buried Aft 24 Aug 1919, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia.
    3. Eliza Amanda FORRESTER was born 25 Jun 1846; died 4 Nov 1935, , probably Fannin, Georgia; was buried Aft 4 Nov 1935, , Fannin County, Georgia.
    4. Nancy Elizabeth FORRESTER was born 23 May 1848, , Fannin County, Georgia; died 22 Jan 1920, Diamond, Gilmer, Georgia; was buried 24 Jan 1920, New Liberty Cemetery.
    5. Benjamin Edward FORRESTER was born 24 Jun 1850, , , Georgia; died 12 Feb 1937, , Fannin County, Georgia; was buried Aft 23 Feb 1937, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.
    6. Marthann Josephine FORRESTER was born 13 Nov 1853; died 1903.
    7. Rebecca Susana FORRESTER was born 7 Jan 1856; died 4 May 1858; was buried Aft 4 May 1858, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.
    8. Newton Coleman FORRESTER was born 4 Jun 1858, , , Georgia; died 13 Sep 1944, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia; was buried Aft 13 Sep 1944, Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia.
    9. George Washington FORRESTER was born 7 Jan 1861, , , Georgia; died 1950.
    10. Mary Lourania FORRESTER was born 7 Jul 1864, , Fannin County, Georgia; died 21 Apr 1944, Newport, Fannin, Georgia; was buried 22 Apr 1944, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Unknown CARNES

    Notes:

    Died:
    Y

    Children:
    1. 3. Anna CARNES was born Feb 1823, , , Georgia; died 19 Jan 1914, , Fannin County, Georgia; was buried Aft 19 Jan 1914, Dial, Fannin County, Georgia.
    2. Martha CARNES was born Abt 1833, , , Georgia.