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John Charles DeForest
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1792
Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 17, 1867
Ontario, Canada

NOTE: Alternate spellings for surname found in historical documents, memoirs, and bibles--
DeForrest, Defaust, DeFreest, DeForeest, DeFriest ]

Son of--
Abraham DeForest
Elizabeth (Bowman) DeForest

[Elizabeth (Bowman) DeForest
d/o Jacob Baumann/Bowman Junior (1738-1815)
Elizabeth Bowman (1739-1800);
{my maternal 4th great grandparents-dht}]



(1) Isabella DeForest (1792-1868)

(2) Elizabeth Eliza DeForest
David DeForest (1877- )

Taken prisoner during the War of 1812;
Description: The following is from the book "Soldiers of the King", The Upper Canadian Militia 1812-1815, page 258, written by William Gray DeForrest--
John. 2nd Lincoln, Private.
Taken prisoner July 11, 1814


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Family links: 
  Abraham DeForest (1767 - 1842)
  Elizabeth Bowman DeForest (1768 - 1849)
  Isabella DeForest (1792 - 1868)
  Jannet Deforest King (1816 - 1889)*
  James Henry DeForest (1828 - 1903)*
  Simon DeForest (1789 - 1861)*
  John Charles DeForest (1792 - 1867)
*Calculated relationship
Deforrest Pioneer Cemetery
Halton Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Maintained by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Originally Created by: SuzyQ
Record added: Dec 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62558326
John Charles DeForest
Added by: SuzyQ
John Charles DeForest
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Added by: SuzyQ
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Fifth cousin 5 times removed.
- Genealogy Bug Kate
 Added: Jan. 6, 2015
Dear 1st cousin 4x removed John Charles DeForest, In Remembrance. Albeit we are separated by an Earthly plane and several generations, you are still my 1st cousin and "blood of my blood".[Family connection through my maternal Bowman/Scott lineage and your...(Read more)
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Dec. 14, 2012

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