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Capt Peter Forney
Birth: Apr. 21, 1756
Lincolnton
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1834
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA

US Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, Forney was a captain. He served as a member of North Carolina state legislature (state house 1794-1796, state senate 1801-1802). He was the U.S. Representative from North Carolina from 1813 to 1815. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Forney (1721 - 1806)
  Maria Bergner Forney (1733 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Abernethy Forney (1766 - 1847)*
 
 Children:
  Moses Forney (____ - 1860)*
  Daniel Munroe Forney (1784 - 1847)*
  Mary Forney Reinhardt (1785 - 1867)*
  Jacob Forney (1787 - 1856)*
  Joseph Forney (1792 - 1812)*
  Susan Marie Forney Shipp (1797 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Forney (1756 - 1834)
  Abram Forney (1758 - 1849)*
  Jacob Forney (1764 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A patriot solder of the Revolution,
Who was born April 21, 1756,
Died Feb. 1, 1834.
In public life the deceased acquited himself
With reqputation as a useful and efficient member of Congress
As an elector from the people for President of the United States.
He carried out the Republican principles
Upon which he had acted through life
By voting successively for Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Madison, Mr. Munroe,
And Gen. Jackson and in all the relations of private life.
He acquired the love and esteem of all who knew him.

 
Burial:
Forney Cemetery
Mariposa
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Burial site located in the woods, 100 yards
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8063254
Capt Peter Forney
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
 
Capt Peter Forney
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
 
Capt Peter Forney
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- Vonnie Cantrell
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014

- Chuck Smith
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
We honor you and your service sir!
- descendants of Gen John Sevier of Tennessee
 Added: Aug. 17, 2013
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