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Lydia Nephew Forsythe
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1871
Ontario, Canada
Death: Dec. 24, 1967
Polk County
Minnesota, USA

From the Crookston Daily Times, Dec 29 1967

Mrs. J Forsythe, Longtime Area Resident Dies

Funeral services for Mrs. John M (Lydia) Forsythe, longtime area resident, were held Wednesday at the Faith Lutheran church in Mentor with the Rev T O Carene officiating.

Mrs. Forsythe died on Dec 24, Christmas Eve, the day after her 89th birthday.

She was born Dec 23 1871 one of 12 children of Adam and Maria Nephew in Morrisburg Ont Canada. When she was nine years old, the family came to Polk County.

On July 9 1888 she was married to John M Forsythe and they became the parents of 13 children. The couple was engaged in farming in Tilden township for 50 years. After Mr. Forsythe's death in 1941, Mrs. Forsythe made her home with her daughter and son in law Mr. and Mrs. Frank Casmey of Mentor.

She is survived by a brother, Joe Nephew of Fertile and eight children: Mrs. Frank (Nora) Casmey, Mrs. Mabel Sandoden, Mrs. Wilson (Maude) Tice all of Mentor, also Pearl Leas of South Gate Calif, Mrs. Wallace (Myrtle) Abbott of Duluth, David Forsythe of Mt Union PA, William of International Falls, and Edward of Montebello. Also surviving are 26 grandchildren and 69 great grand children.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Bruggeman, Dale Bruggeman, Lowell Tice, Virgil Tice, James W Forsythe and Richard Forsythe. Burial was in the Maple Bay Cemetery.

The Reese Funeral Home of McIntosh was in charge of the arrangements.

Notes about son: Earl Raymond Forsythe
Earl Raymond Forsythe
Birth 20 June 1905 in Dugdale, Polk, Minnesota
Death 3 Feb 1966 in Lynwood, California, USA
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 118541417

Notes about son: Edward Stanley Forsythe
Birth: Sep. 11, 1911
Death: Jun. 24, 1991
Santa Maria Cemetery
Santa Maria (Santa Barbara County)
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 70998197

Notes about son: David Leslie Forsythe
Birth 15 Nov 1896 in Dugdale, Polk, MN, USA
Death 19 Aug 1988 in Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA

Family links: 
  Adam Nephew (1835 - 1898)
  Maria Farrell Nephew (1849 - 1920)
  John Moore Forsythe (1862 - 1941)*
  William Forsythe (1888 - 1891)*
  Mabel Elsie Forsythe Sanoden (1891 - 1991)*
  Elmer Forsythe (1893 - 1917)*
  Cora Marie Forsythe Teal (1894 - 1962)*
  David Leslie Forsythe (1896 - 1988)*
  William James Forsythe (1898 - 1980)*
  Hannah Maude Forsythe Tice (1901 - 1987)*
  Nora May Forsythe Casmey (1903 - 1993)*
  Johnny Forsythe (1907 - 1910)*
  Pearl M. Forsythe Leas (1909 - 1999)*
  Edward Stanley Forsythe (1911 - 1991)*
  Myrtle Lydia Forsythe Abbott (1913 - 2009)*
  Lydia Nephew Forsythe (1871 - 1967)
  Rachel V Nephew (1889 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Bay Cemetery
Maple Bay
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Denise Gill
Originally Created by: Maureen
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
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