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Henry M. Forsythe
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1825
Hickory
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1902
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Forsythe family: Henry M. Forsythe, Helen Lang Anderson Forsythe, Emma H. Forsythe & Lavenia M. Forsythe.

1860 census [Series M653, Roll 332, Page 487, Kingston, Linn county, Iowa, lines 30-37, indexed under "Forsyth"]
Forsythe
Henry, 35, Pa., Master carpenter
Hellen _., 34. Ind.
Emma H., 4, Iowa
Clarence, 1, Iowa
Nash Susan, 12, Wisc.
Forsythe
John M., 39, Pa.
Martha 21, Iowa
Mary, 1 m., Iowa

1870 census [Series M593, Roll 405, Page 79B, 3rd ward, Cedar Rapids, Linn county, Iowa, lines 24-30, indexed under "Forsyth"]
Forsythe
Henry M., 45, Pa., carpenter
Helen L., 35, Ind.
Emma H, 13, Iowa
Clarence, 11, Iowa
Mina A., 9, Iowa
Lovina, 4, Iowa
Eva G., 6 m., Iowa

1880 census [Series T9, Roll 351, Page 104B, 3rd ward, Cedar Rapids, Linn county, Iowa, lines 30-36, 242 S. Adams st., indexed under "Forcyth"]
Forsythe
Henry M., 55, Pa., Car shop
Helen L., 44, Ind.
Emma H., 23, Ia., teacher
Clarence B., 21, Ia., Car shop
Minard A., 19, Ia., Car shop
Lavenia, 14, Iowa
Evalina G., 10, Iowa

---- Obit:

The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette,
Mon., June 30, 1902, p. 8, col. 2.

A PROMINENT CITIZEN GONE.
Henry M. Fosythe Passes Away in Chicago.
__The funeral of the late Henry M. Forsythe was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the First United Presbyterian church, the pastor, Rev. Paul officiating. Mr. Forsthye died in Chicago at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. W. Brainerd, Friday morning, June 27, at 10:30 o'clock, after an extended illness. The body was brought to Cedar Rapids, the old home of the deceased, for interment.
__Henry M. Forsythe was born in Hickory, Penn., August 16, 1825. He was married to Miss Helen Anderson of Ohio in 1852. Immediately after his marriage, in 1853, he removed to Cedar Rapids, and the family resided here until a few months ago, when Mr. Forsythe removed to Chicago. With all that goes to make good citizenship possible the deceased was identified. During his residence in this city he was a leader among men who believed as he did, and was recognized as such by all who knew him. He was a solid, substantial charcter, fearless in any movement which he considered for the betterment of humanity. Mr. Forsythe was a man of strong convictions and a stern believer in the cause of temperance, which he advocated upon all occasions, even when popular feeling was strongly against the temperance party. His life was an active one, and ill health alone caused him to give up his favorite work. He was employed by the B., C. R. & N. from 1876 until October, 1901, when ill health compelled him to give up work. During his residence in Cedar Rapids Mr. Forsythe was prominently identified with the First Presbyterian church and was untiring in his efforts for its success. For several years he was a member of the city council and served his constituents in politics as he always had his friends in private life, faithfully and well. 
 
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Henry M.
Forsythe
1825 - 1902
 
Burial:
Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 7 of the 2nd addition
 
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Record added: Feb 18, 2009
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