Francis Marion Forrester

Francis Marion Forrester

Birth
Furnace, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA
Death 11 Jul 1927 (aged 84)
Obion County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Rives, Obion County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 82808640 · View Source
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FORRESTER, Francis Marion,
1842-1927,
42nd TN Vol Infantry
CSA

Francis Marion Forrester was born on Sugar Creek in Hickman, Country.
He was youngest child and seventh male born to his parents. He moved his family to Obion County, TN in 1891 to the 4th civil district. He has two brothers, James & Stephen, buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. His three sisters lived and are buried in Hickman County. One brother, Richard, died in Hickman County and is buried there. Another brother, Ervin, is buried in the Cox Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Henry County, TN. One brother, William M Forrester, is buried in the Old Troy City Cemetery, Troy, Obion County, TN. His third oldest brother, Alfred, is buried in th Bakervillej, Cemetery, Humphreys County, TN.His sisters Lucinda and Elizabeth married Leonard C. Dunaway and Samuel Webster Dunaway, respectively. They are buried in the Dunaway Cemetery, Hickman County, TN. His oldest sister, Mary, married Silas Malfod Forrester, her first cousin. She is buried in the Frazier Cemetery, Hickman County, TN.
FM farmed for a living.He had the nickname "Gents".

FM and all his brothers, except James, the oldest,and all three of his sister's husbands served in the Confederate Army.FM played fife as a Confederate soldier.

After Amanda died, FM married Lydia Chappell who was raised in the Sugar Creek area of Hickman County, TN.

FM and wife were baptized in 1895 at the Rives Church of Christ by John R. Williams.



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  • Maintained by: Marion Laster
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 1 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82808640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Marion Forrester (19 Nov 1842–11 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82808640, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rives, Obion County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Marion Laster (contributor 47324511) .