Christian S Forney

Photo added by Dawn Maddox Montgomery

Christian S Forney

  • Birth 13 May 1799 Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 1870 Blackford County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Montpelier, Blackford County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 23719081

Born into the Mennonite/Brethren faith. Son of Jacob Forney and Magdalena Saylor. Moved with his family from PA to Tuscarawas/Holmes Co, OH in about 1815. Christian left Ohio and moved to Indiana in about 1841. Christian had 9 children; Christian H, Jacob, Christina, Abraham, Mary, Daniel, Magdalena, George W. and William Forney. After the death of his wife Christianna, he married the widow Mary (Browning) Iams. They are both buried in Twibell Cemetery.


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Epitaph from William Collins Dirge in Cymbeline

Gravesite Details Each lonely scene shall thee restore, For thee the tear be duly shed; Beloved till life could charm no more, And mourned till Pity's self be dead.

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  • Maintained by: Virginia M.
  • Originally Created by: Dawn Maddox Montgomery
  • Added: 2 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23719081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian S Forney (13 May 1799–13 Jun 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23719081, citing Twibell North Cemetery, Montpelier, Blackford County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Virginia M. (contributor 46895887) .