|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1854|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 1931|
John M Forlow a prosperous farmer of Burlington township who owns eighty acres of land situated four miles southwest of Burlington is a native of Butler county Ohio. Mr Forlow was born on November 28 1854 the son of William and Margaret (McCloskey) Forlow the former of whom was a native of Burks county Pennsylvania and the latter of Butler county Ohio. William Forlow accompanied his father John Forlow to Ohio when a lad of four years and there grew to manhood and was married to Margaret McCloskey. She was the daughter of John McCloskey who had also come from Pennsylvania to Ohio.
Afer their marriage in Butler county Ohio Mr and Mrs William Forlow lived there until February 1863 when they immigrated to Carroll county Indiana and settled on the home farm near Koro. Mr Forlow had owned the farm however before moving to this county. At the time of their deaths they owned two hundred and forty acres of land in Burlington township. They were the parents of three children Mary Jane who died in September 1864 John M the subject of this skitch and Daniel S who lives on the home place.
John M Forlow lived at home with his parents until his marriage on September 19 1877 to Hannah James the daughter of James C and Marcella James who were natives of Butler county Ohio but who reared their family in Indiana. After their marriage Mr and Mrs Forlow moved to the farm which they have since occupied with the exception of two yeare spent in Sedalia. Mr and Mrs Forlow have five children James who lives on the home farm Jesse a resident of Flora Addie the widow of Henry Lauchner of Sedalia Maggie the wife of Leonard Mitchell of Burlington township and Rosa the wife of Charles Lauchner of Sedalia.
William Forlow (1827 - 1903)
Margaret Ann McCloskey Forlow (1815 - 1895)
Hannah Marcella James Forlow (1856 - 1939)*
James William Forlow (1878 - 1940)*
Jesse Manford Forlow (1880 - 1924)*
Addie B. Forlow Lauchner Peters (1882 - 1984)*
Margaret Anne Forlow Mitchell (1883 - 1936)*
Florence Rosetta Forlow Laughner (1888 - 1924)*
Mary Jane Forlow (1853 - 1864)*
John Manford Forlow (1854 - 1931)
Daniel S. Farlow (1857 - 1933)*
Ball Hill Cemetery
Created by: Therse Morrison
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75148201