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Captain John Grandshire Forshee

Male 1739 - 1790  (50 years)


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  • Name Captain John Grandshire Forshee  [1
    Title Captain 
    Born 8 Oct 1739  , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1790  , Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • He served as a Capt. at the Battle of Yorktown. In 1782 they lived in Hampshire Co., Virginia. (8 in family with 3 black slaves.)

      On 20 Sep 1759 he was listed as a Captain from Northumberland County, Virginia. [4]
    • (Research):Foshee Book #929.273 F787f Vol 1, pg 307

      Family # BP John Forshay (Forshey) 10-8-1739 Va to 2-23-1790 md Katherine Anderson to 2-23-1834 & had 9 children: #1 Olive Forshey 1768, #2 Ann Forshey 1770 (Anderson) *** This is our 'Nancy Ann Forshee' *** #3 Thomas Forshey 1773, #4 Rachel Forshey 1774, #5 John Forshey 9-10-1775 to 10-3-1851 md Margaret Kent md Eliz Monroe 3-14-1779 & had 12 children. Edw K Forshey 1800, John Forshey 8-12-1801 (Eliz Davis & had Margaret E Forshey md 1851 Lawson G Drury, Olive Forshey 1803 (Friend), Rachel Forshey 1805, Abel Forshey 1807, Margaret Forshey 1810 (Baymer), Joshua Forshey 1811, Caleb G Forshey 1812, James Madison Forshey 1814 (Abigail Dennis), Ashbury O Forshey 1815 (Harriett McGhee), Wm Forshey 1817 (Nancy 1819), Eliz Forshey 1821 (Taylor). #6 Obediah Forshey 1780, #7 Katherine Forshey 1783, #8 Abel Forshey 1786, #9 Charlotte Forshey 1788 (Liston). [5]
    Person ID I1385838  7_families
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2006 

    Father Obediah Forshee,   b. 1698, , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mrs. Obediah Forshee,   b. Abt 1698, Of, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1719  Connoquenessing, Butler, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F583100  Group Sheet

    Family Catherine Anderson,   b. 7 Dec 1748, Connoquenessing, Butler, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1834, , Muskingham, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1767  , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Nancy Ann Forshee,   b. 3 Nov 1766-1770, Connoquenessing, Butler, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1807, , Fairfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Olive Forshee,   b. 26 Jun 1768, , , Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, , Muskingham, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Thomas Forshee,   b. 4 Jul 1773, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rachel Forshee,   b. 4 Dec 1774, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. John Foshee,   b. 10 Oct 1777, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1857, , Boone, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Obediah Forshee,   b. 17 Apr 1780, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1797, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     7. Katherine Forshee,   b. 30 Jun 1783, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1824, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     8. Abel Forshee,   b. 11 Jul 1786, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1849  (Age 63 years)
     9. Charlotte Forshee,   b. 18 May 1787, , Hampshire, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1835  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F504042  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1739 - , , New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1767 - , Hampshire, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S234] Forshay Family, Marjorie Featheringill Waterfield, (Bowling Green, Ohio : M. Waterfield, c1990 #929.273 F772w v. 1), Family tree drawn by Caleb Forshay in 1833 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S234] Forshay Family, Marjorie Featheringill Waterfield, (Bowling Green, Ohio : M. Waterfield, c1990 #929.273 F772w v. 1), 28: John Grandshire Forshay born 8 oct 1739 in New Jersey (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S234] Forshay Family, Marjorie Featheringill Waterfield, (Bowling Green, Ohio : M. Waterfield, c1990 #929.273 F772w v. 1), 28: John Grandshire Forshay died 23 February 1790 in Somerset Co., Pennsylvania (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S234] Forshay Family, Marjorie Featheringill Waterfield, (Bowling Green, Ohio : M. Waterfield, c1990 #929.273 F772w v. 1), 28 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S8319] Foshee families of America, Velma Lowman Foshee, (Platteville, Colo. : V. L. Foshee, 1987), 929.273 F787f., 1:307 (Reliability: 3).