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Jesse Forney
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1819
Unity
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1883
Unity
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA

Research done by Lori Campbell, the great-greatgranddaughter of Anna Maria Forney Moredick, indicates that Jesse was the son of John Forney, not Andrew Forney. John Forney was the son of Henry Forney, who was the son of Henry Forney, on whose land Unity Brick Church was built.

UPDATE 08/07/2012: I have received conflicting information on the parentage of Jesse from Forney researcher, Judi Forney Olack. Judi is the great-granddaughter of William Henry Forney and indicates that Jesse is the son of Andrew Forney. This needs additional research and confirmation. Both researchers claim documentation proving their research of parentage.

From Lori Campbell 08/07/2012: The reason Andrew can't be Jesse's father is because he only had one male under 10 on the 1820 census: his own son, Andrew Jr. b 19 Sep 1815. Jesse would've been in that age group since he was born 16 Apr 1819. Jesse fits into the household of John Forney. Ditto 1830 for both households, Andrew's & John's.

Probably buried in Unity Brick Church Cemetery, but a legible headstone does not exist. My thanks to Anne Rupert for the following information:

Name: Jesse Forney
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 06 Jan 1883
Death Place: Unity Tp., Columbiana, Ohio
Age: 63
Birth Date: 1820
Birthplace: ...
Occupation: Bricklayer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07114-3
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 931590
Reference Number: 364
Collection: Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997


1850 United States Federal Census
about Jesse Forney
Name:Jesse Forney
Age:29
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1821
Birth Place:Ohio
Gender:Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State):Unity, Columbiana, Ohio
Household Members:NameAge
Jesse Forney29
Eliza Forney29
Ann M Forney7
Appalinda M Forney2


Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Unity, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll M432_669; Page: 59; Image: 123.

1870 United States Federal Census
about Jesse Forney
Name:Jesse Forney
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1822
Age in 1870:48
Birthplace:Ohio
Home in 1870:Unity, Columbiana, Ohio
Race:White
Gender:Male
Value of real estate:View image
Post Office:Elkton
Household Members:NameAge
Jesse Forney48
Eliza Forney46
John Forney22
Allison Forney20
Aasalouder Forney18
Susanna Forney16 (this is your Susan Miller)
Ellen Forney14
Cornelius Forney10
Willie Forney8

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Unity, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll M593_1184; Page: 387; Image: 281 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Forney (1797 - 1885)
  Mary Elizabeth Schultz Forney (1796 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Barbara Stallsmith Forney (1824 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Anna Mariah Forney Moredick (1843 - 1879)*
  Elias A Forney (1844 - 1849)*
  Athalinda Matilda Forney (1848 - 1917)*
  John George Forney (1850 - 1905)*
  Addison D. Forney (1852 - 1887)*
  Susan C. Forney Miller (1854 - 1929)*
  Ellen Margaret Forney (1856 - 1921)*
  Cornelius F. Forney (1859 - 1922)*
  William Henry Forney (1862 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Forney (1819 - 1883)
  Henry Forney (1824 - 1890)*
  Lucy A Forney Stewart (1829 - 1888)*
  Margaret Forney Kunkle (1830 - 1866)*
  Aaron Forney (1832 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Forney (1834 - 1909)*
  Hiram Forney (1837 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unity Brick Church Cemetery
East Palestine
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Debra A. Felger
Record added: Aug 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40543551
Jesse Forney
Added by: Debra A. Felger
 
 
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- Joandra Carreno
 Added: Oct. 2, 2009

- Sharon
 Added: Aug. 24, 2009
For my Great-great Grandfather
- Debra A. Felger
 Added: Aug. 11, 2009
 
 
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