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Daniel Alexander Forrest
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1848
Death: Oct. 7, 1944

From "Journal-Every Evening", Wilmington, Delaware,
Monday, October 9th, 1944:

Daniel A. Forrest, 96 - Father of Former Mayor-
Funeral Services for Daniel A. Forrest, 96, father of a former mayor of Wilmington, Dr. G.W.K. Forrest, will be held at the William E. Haines Funeral Home, Twenty-fourth and Market Streets, tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. The very Reverend Hiram R. Bennett, dean of the Cathedral Church of St. John will officiate. Interment will be in Old Swedes Churchyard. Friends may call tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Forrest died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Barbara F. Thompson, 717 West Thirty-second Street, after an illness of two years. For many years a contractor and builder, he had been retired for nearly two decades. He was one of the oldest members of the Old Swedes Church where he was christened. He was a former councilman from the ninth ward.

In addition to his son and daughter with whom he lived, he is survived by three other daughters - Laura E. Forrest and Mrs. John W. Battis, both of Wilmington and Mrs. Carroll Harding of San Francisco, California.
Family links: 
  William Forrest (1810 - 1894)
  Margaret Parvis Forrest (1815 - 1886)
  Anna Rebecca Wells Forrest (1844 - 1919)*
  Laura E. Forrest (1872 - 1963)*
  Carrie Louise Forrest Harding (1886 - 1945)*
  Barbra Ann Forrest Butler (1836 - 1875)*
  Sarah Jane Forrest Macdonald (1838 - 1915)*
  Samuel Forrest (1840 - 1915)*
  John Hart Forrest (1844 - 1893)*
  Daniel Alexander Forrest (1848 - 1944)
  Margaret Forrest Carrow (1848 - 1934)*
  Robert Forrest (1850 - 1850)*
  George W Forrest (1853 - 1915)*
  Mary Elizabeth Forrest Wilson (1854 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Swedes Churchyard
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Plot: Lot No. 1207
Maintained by: jeff cox
Originally Created by: Joz
Record added: Jul 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27946485


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