Saturday, June 2, 2012

Samuel Forney 1850-1934

("Grandma's Mother", above, would be Louisa McClure)

Samuel Rossenwood Forney
Born May 19 1850
Died 1934
Buried In Mt Vernon Cemetery, Riverside PA
Married
Louisa Lone McClure
daughter of Hepburn & Martha (Anthony) McClure
Born July 19 1852
Died June 6 1895
buried in Rush Presbyterian Cemetery, North'd County Pa

Married (2nd) Mary Jane Coffman

Children:
Robert 1863-
Francis 1879- married Jacob Wellington Confer
Harry 1883-




Name: Samuel Rossetta Forney
Birth Date: 19 May 1850
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 1862-1898
Baptism Place: Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania
Father Name: Henry Forney
Mother Name: Sarah
Organization Name: Lutheran Church



Also from June (Confer) Lewis - " "Not much but Grandma Confer was Francis Marion (or Marian) Forney. From Danville. Worked at big hotel in Danville by Riverside bridge. Her dad's name was Sam and he died on the toilet in the 1890's. (Oh the things you really didn't need to know) I don't know what her mother's name was, but I'm pretty sure she had a sister Emma."

1860 Census

Name: Samuel Forney
Age in 1860: 10
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Forney 46
Sarah Forney 40
William Forney 21
George Forney 18
Samuel Forney 10
Hannah Forney 15
Elizabeth Forney 7
Susan Deter 30
Susan Deter 6
Sarah Deter 2
Elizabeth Barto 63



1870 Census

Name: Saml Forney
Age in 1870: 20
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Danville Ward 4, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Forney 55
Sarah Forney 51
Saml Forney 20
Elizabeth Forney 17
Elizabeth Barto 74


1880 Census

Name: Samuel Forney
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Louisa Forney
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Works In Iron Mill
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Forney 30
Louisa Forney 27
Robert Forney 7
Francis Forney 1


Danville Iron Works





1900 Census
Name: Samuel Forney
Age: 50
Birth Date: May 1850
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania
[Montour] 
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Nephew
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Kneibler 67
Samuel Forney 50

Ellen Barto was sister to Samuel's grandmother Sarah Barto
Ellen Barto 1834- Married Frank Kneibler
Mary Kneibler was born abt 1833 - possibly a sister in law of Frank?


May 23rd 1907
2nd marriage of Samuel Forney lists his first wife as dying on June 6 1895
His age is 57, his second wife, Mar Jane Coffman is 34, yet does not appear with him in the 1910 census?  This lists her first husband as having died in 1903


1910 Miracode
Name: Samuel Forney
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
State: PA
Age: 59
Color: W
Enumeration District: 0046
Visit: 0147
County: Montour, Danville
Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Relation Name Age Birth Place
Son Harry 29 Pennsylvania


1920 Census
Name: Samuel Forney
Age: 69
[68] 
Birth Year: abt 1851
[abt 1852] 
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Danville Ward 4, Montour, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
[Widow] 
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home owned: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Forney 69
[68] 
Harry Forney 37
Florence Scott 31
Keneth Scott 10




Research Notes:


Name: Louisa Lone Mc Clure
Birth Date: 19 Jul 1852
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 4 Jun 1853
Baptism Place: Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania
Father Name: Hepburn Mc Clure
Mother Name: Martha Mc Clure
Organization Name: Covenant Central Presbyterian Church


(in a family members handwriting  - I assume taken from an obit in 2004)
Robert S. Forney 81 April 17 1923 
mahoning st Danville Son of Charles and Ida (Ross) Forney.  Charles later married Eleanor Streep
WW2 Vet
living sister Jean Forey, Dorothy Stevens
dead brother Charles Sisters Barbara Conner, Mary Pickn, Bess Johson, Anna Everett
Odd Fellows Cemetery





Descendants of Henry Forney

1 Henry Forney 1813 -
.. +Sarah Barto 1819 - 1897
........ 2 William George Forney 1839 -
............ +Christiana Slack 1844 -
................... 3 Alfred H. Forney 1862 -
................... 3 John F. Forney 1864 -
................... 3 Cora Forney 1865 -
................... 3 William George Forney 1866 -
................... 3 Bessie A. Forney 1870 -
................... 3 Martin L. Forney 1878 -
................... 3 Charles E. Forney 1879 -
....................... +Ida 1881 -
............................. 4 Mary Forney 1906 -
............................. 4 Annie Forney 1907 -
............................. 4 Dorothy Forney 1909 -
............................. 4 Bess Forney 1911 -
............................. 4 Charles Forney 1915 -
................... 3 Christiana Forney 1888 -
........ 2 George Forney 1842 -
............ +Mahala Lutz
........ 2 Hannah Forney 1846 -
........ 2 Samuel R. Forney 1850 -
............ +Louisa McClure 1853 -
................... 3 Frances Marion Forney 1879 - 1943
....................... +Jacob Wellington Confer 1876 - 1963
............................. 4 Robert James Confer 1913 - 1971
................................. +Freda Francis Aikey 1925 - 2005
........................................ 5 Mary Confer
............................................ +Jack Shaffer
.................................................. 6 James Shaffer
.................................................. 6 Wayne Shaffer
.................................................. 6 Toni Shaffer
........................................ 5 June Confer
............................................ +Carl Emery Sulouff
.................................................. 6 Heather Sulouff 1972 -
...................................................... +Daniel Ward Truckenmiller 1971 -
............................. 4 Louise Lucinda Confer 1904 -
............................. 4 Ellsworth Raelson Confer 1907 -
............................. 4 Walter Wellington Confer 1910 - 1992
............................. 4 Jacob Rawlen Confer 1916 - 1987
................................. +Aida Mae Keefer 1917 - 2005
........................................ 5 Marian Grace Confer
.................................................. 6 Wayne Bieber
............................. 4 Harold LaRue Confer 1919 - 1994
................... 3 Emma Forney
....................... +Tom Kashner
................... 3 Robert J. Forney 1873 -
....................... +Ellen J Delong
........ 2 Ella Elizabeth Forney 1853 -
............ +Robert Farley
........ 2 Catherine Forney



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