COL Jesse Anderson Forrest

COL Jesse Anderson Forrest

Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Dec 1889 (aged 56)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Lot 1010, grave 9, Turley
Memorial ID 132766433 · View Source
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Bolivar Bulletin
Dec 20 1889
Col. Jesse Forrest, brother of the celebrated cavalryman N.B. Forrest, died at his home in Memphis Sunday of hematuria in the fifty-sixth year of his age.

55 years, 8 months, 6 days. Married. Cause of death: Malarial hematuria. Source: Register of Deaths and Elmwood Burial Records

Confederate Military Service:
J. A. Forrest
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
Regiment Name: 21 Tennessee Cav.
Regiment Name Expanded: 21st Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry
Company: S
Rank In: Lieutenant Colonel
Rank In Expanded: Lieutenant Colonel
Rank Out: Lieutenant Colonel
Rank Out Expanded: Lieutenant Colonel

Son of William B. Forrest and Miriam Beck. Brother of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Spouse: Sarah R. Forrest
1836 – 1900

Mary Forrest
1853 –

Nancy "Nannie" Forrest
1855 – Married Walter C. Dunn. Had a son named Willie born about 1877.

George Bedford Forrest
1857 – 1908

Fannie Forrest
1866 –

Jesse Anderson Forrest Jr.
1870 – 1906

Sarah H. "Sallie" Forrest
1876 – 1953

Jeffrey Forrest
1876 –


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  • Added: 13 Jul 2014
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for COL Jesse Anderson Forrest (8 Apr 1833–15 Dec 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132766433, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .