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  • ID: I2051
  • Name: Jonathan FORSYTH
  • Reference Number: ADA2051
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1740 in Colchester, New London County, Connecticut
  • Birth: 1740 in Connecticut
  • Death: 1788 in near Geneva, Ontario County, New York
  • Event: Source for Family Eddie Forsyth Research
  • Event: Source for Family W.H. Forsyth 1902 - 1988, Forsyth Family History, 1985 LDS FHC Microfilm #1421585
  • Residence: Genessee County, New York
  • Event: Source for Information Eddie Forsyth Research
  • Event: Source for Death Location Eddie Forsyth Research
  • Event: Source for Birth 1740 Eddie Forsyth Research
  • Event: Source for Birth BET 1740 AND 1742 W.H. Forsyth 1902 - 1988, Forsyth Family History, 1985 LDS FHC Microfilm #1421585
  • Event: Source for Death 1788 Eddie Forsyth Research
  • Event: Age at Time of Death 1788 About 48 years
  • Baptism: 24 FEB 1744/45 East Haddam Congregational Church, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
  • Event: Source for Baptism 24 FEB 1744/45 East Haddam Congregational Church Records, page 96
  • Event: Military Career Revolutionary War Soldier
  • Note:

    Eddie Forsyth Research:

    Eve Celina Forsyth Bible - Holy Bible, printed by Historical Publishing Company, No. 418 North Third Street, St. Louis, Missouri. Publication date unknown. Original owner - Eve Celina Forsyth (Mrs. Louis A. Collier), daughter of Lucius Forsyth, Sr. and M. Doloure Salvant. Bible is now in the possession of Lee Joseph Collier. Entries copied and submitted to the Society by Hewitt L. Forsyth, August 2, 1961.
    Title Page - Given to Eve Celina Forsyth by her brother Gideon C. Forsyth, October 13, 1883.
    Subtitle Page - Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1882, by J.R. Jones in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

    Then written, very legibly, is the following:
    "The Forsyths came from the Highlands of Scotland were of the first settlers of the town of Hartford, Connecticut had two children one son & daughter. The daughter died in her youth. The son moved to Groton, Ct & had several children among which was James Forsyth. who married Mary Mason & settled in Colchester Ct. and had children. among which was James. who removed to the Falls of Niagara and Jonathan. who removed to Genessee & died. Hannah who married James Winship and lived in Miami. & Hulda who married Dr. Philips. & John who married. Hannah Comstock. June 6th 1771. Gideon C. Forsyth married Sally Ransom. 13th March 1808. daughter of Elijah Ransom of Colchester Cont Gideon C. Forsyth & Elizabeth P. (Proctor) Brooks were married 3rd March 1828. by Rev. Mr. Hull. in New Orleans, La. she was the daughter of Hubble Brooks. of New London Connt.
    John & Hannah Forsyth had eleven children as follows:"

    Eunice born Sept 14 1772 died Jan 4 1876
    Lemuel Nov 10 1773 Sept 1 1819
    Charleston S. Car
    James Oct 75
    John April 9 78 Feb 16 1815
    Gideon C May 4 80 Feb 14 1851
    Charlotte Feb 12 83 May 21 1888
    Mary Nov 27th 84
    Delia Jan 19 87 Oct 10 1810
    Hobart D. Feb 7 89 Dec 23 1793
    Hannah D. Dec 21 91
    Johnathan Dec 10 95
    Mary Ransom May 7 1785 Aug 13 1823
    Elizabeth P. Brooks Jan 10 1808 Aug 23 1831
    John R Forsyth (son of GCF & Mary Ransom)
    born Nov 27, 1810 d. Jan 18 1818
    James Grey June 15 1813 d. May 10 1818
    Sarah June 13 1816
    Laura Oct 21 1822 Oct 30 1823
    William Fisher Oct 30 1835
    Lucius Forsyth born July 21 1829

    This certifies that
    Louis A. Collier and Eve Celina Forsyth
    were united by me in the
    Holy Bonds of Matrimony
    at Parish of Plaquemines on the 20th day of
    June in the year of Our Lord 1891 in the
    presence of L. Forsyth Sr.
    J.H. Durkes
    L. Forsyth Jr.
    (Signed) Louis A. Collier
    Eve Celina Forsyth
    E.T. Bertholin

    MARRIAGES BIRTHS

    Lucius Forsyth and Matilda D. Salvant were Matilde D. Forsyth mother of
    married 20th Sept. 1852 Parish of Plaquemines, La. Lucius Jan 3 1855
    Gideon C. Aug 3 1856
    Lucius Forsyth & Theresa C. Treadaway Randal Oct 2 1858
    were married 15th of July 1872 Parish ElizabethSept 20 1860
    of Plaquemines, La. Joseph Yancey Feb 5 1862
    A. St. Malo Nov 15 1863
    Lucius Forsyth Jr. & Lottie Pollock Eve Celina Oct 28 1866
    were married Feb 12, 1879 New London Cont. Junius Brooks July 23 1869

    Louis A. Collier and Eve Celina Forsyth Sons of L.F. and T.C.T.
    were married June 20, 1891 Parish of Plaquemines, La. Stephen James Aug 15 1873
    Ada Theresa Dec 7 1875
    DEATHS Emery Jan 28 1878
    (Illegible) Nov 15 1879 Nov 20 1879
    Matilde D Forsyth d. Oct 25 1879 Hugh Oct 8 1882
    Randal Oct 7 1858 Joshua Brooks Nov 24 1885
    Elizabeth Feb 20 1864
    Joseph Yancey Dec 3 1945 Births - Eve Celina Collier mother of:
    St. Malo Sept 25 1865 Louis Story Collier born March 23 1892
    Eve Celina Nov 6 1946 died July 5, 1961 buried in Slidell, La.
    Junius Brooks Sept 23 1878 Ada Collier born Oct 10 1893 died
    Stephen James Nov 18 1893 Oct 18, 1892
    Ada Theresa Feb 18 1893 Joseph Lee Collier born Feb 3 1896
    Joshua Brooks Nov 10 1918
    Hugh Laurel June 25 1933 Louis A Collier died Oct 7 1896
    Emery Henry June 30 1944 Louis Story Collier first born of the marriage of Louis Augusta Collier and Eve Celina Forsyth Collier married Alma Lee Rowell and Octavia Cornelia Hubbird of Alabama. Louis and Alma were married March 28, 1920 in New Orleans, La by Rev. A.I. Townsley, Recorded Book 43 Folio. New Orleans, La witnessed by Fred Vaieth and Edna Tuforth and Gladys Rowell Lilly Townsley and Eve Celina Collier. Alma was born in Montgomery, Alabama July 28, 1896 passed away 11/19/1941 Louis Story Collier and Jacqueline Mary Jackson born New Orleans, La. 10/2/1912. Jacqueline being the second born of John Joseph Jackson & Anais Evans. Joseph Lee Collier and Delphine Amelie Beau married May 17 1917 at New Orleans, La. Children:
    Joseph Lee Collier Jr. born Oct 22 1921 d. Nov 22 1921

    Eddie Forsyth Research:

    Jonathan was killed in the fall of 1788.

    Division of Real Estate after James' death:
    2. We Divide and Set out to Jonathan Forsyth 2: Son of Sd Decd. - in the Improved Land Beginning at a heap of Stones being the South west Corner of land now Set out to James abound at Samll. Bishops land thence South 5 degrees East 3 1/2 rods to a Corner, thence West 29 degrees South 9 rods to another Corner bear Samll Bishops Dwelling house, thence South 4 degrees East 11 1/2 rods to a Stake & Stones, thence East 160 rods to a Stake and Stones about it. It in the line of the old farm next the Common Land thence with ye Common Land North 33 degrees West 25 Rods to a Stake and Stones which Stake is the South east Corner of land now laid & set out to James aforesd, thence West Bounding North on Said James land 139 rods to the first bound in this Lot mentioned, also a piece of Wood Land Lying Between the two Highways aforesd - Beginning at a heap of Stones the South West Corner of Land now set out to John the younger Son of Sd Decd on the North Side of Colchester road thence North 32 degrees East about 30 rods to a heap of Stones on the North Side of Sd Colchester Road, thence East 32 degrees South with Said Road 20 rods to the first Bound in this tract mentioned - Also a piece of the Great Swampy Meadow Beginning at a Stake to be in the Line of Land now Set out to Huldah - the youngest daughter Sd. Decd - thence with Said Line East 12 degrees North about 23 rods to a rock with Stones on't, being a corner bound of Swamp Set out to James aforesd thence East bounding North on Sd James 84 Rods to James Congdon's ladn, thence South with Sd. Congdon's land 15 rods to a Stake, thence West 107 Rods to ye Stake in this piece frist mentioned, with Liberty to pass & Repass from Every part & parcel thereof all which we set out to the Said Jonathan for his full Single portion or Share out of the Real Eastate of Sd. Decd - as now Divided.




    Father: James FORSYTH b: 12 JUL 1711 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    Mother: Mary MASON b: 31 MAY 1711 in Connecticut

    Marriage 1 Esther EDITH OR ESTHER JOHNSON PARKS b: 1748 in possibly Connecticut
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Alexander FORSYTH b: 3 SEP 1772 in Connecticut
    2. Has No Children Elisha FORSYTH b: 10 SEP 1773 in Connecticut
    3. Has No Children William FORSYTH b: 1775 in Connecticut
    4. Has No Children Azor FORSYTH b: 30 JAN 1778 in Wyoming Valley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    5. Has No Children Hannah FORSYTH b: ABT 1780 in Wyoming Valley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    6. Has No Children Rebecca FORSYTH b: ABT 1782 in Wyoming Valley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

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