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 Mary Ann <I>Montgomery</I> Forrest

Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest

Hernando, DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA
Death 22 Jan 1893 (aged 66)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 38153642 · View Source
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Wife of
Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Obituary: Confederate Veteran Magazine-Page 63-Vol.1-February 1893 No.2

Death of Gen. Forrest's Wife-The lovely wife of Gen. N. Bedford Forrest died January 22nd, 1893, in Memphis, Tenn., where she had resided for many years. She was Miss Mary Ann Montgomery, and was married Sept.25,1855. After the General's death she devoted herself to the rearing of three grandchildren, Mary, Bedford, and William, children of her only son, whose mother died when they were quite small. Mrs. Forrest was a cultured Christian lady, and was devoted to the cause in which her husband was not only a hero, but a wonderful man. He was as a whirlwind in combatting the foe.

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  • Maintained by: J B Williams & T Slaydon Williams
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  • Added: 10 Jun 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest (24 Oct 1826–22 Jan 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38153642, citing Health Sciences Park, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by J B Williams & T Slaydon Williams (contributor 47696685) .