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Harry 'Boots' Forsythe with his son, Harry

Harry Eugene “Boots” ForsytheAge: 64 years19221986

Name
Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe
Given names
Harry Eugene
Nickname
Boots
Surname
Forsythe
Birth January 22, 1922 37 19
Birth of a sisterLela Maxine “Maxine” Forsythe
March 14, 1924 (Age 2 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Henry “Henry” Gibson
April 10, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Hit by a train.
Death of a sisterLela Maxine “Maxine” Forsythe
July 21, 1933 (Age 11 years)

Cause: Scarlett Fever
Birth of a sisterMary Lou Forsythe
August 12, 1934 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a brotherRichard Allen Forsythe
October 19, 1935 (Age 13 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherDarthula Snedeker
July 13, 1938 (Age 16 years)
Occupation
Jr. Clerk
July 13, 1942 (Age 20 years)

Residence July 13, 1942 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Bob Forsythe
about 1947 (Age 24 years)

Death of a fatherWade Valentine Forsythe
August 22, 1956 (Age 34 years)
Address: 314 N. 12th Street Terre Haute, IN
Death of a half-sisterElsie Forsythe
April 5, 1973 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-brotherWade Valentine Forsythe
November 1973 (Age 51 years)
Death of a half-sisterAlberta Forsythe
May 13, 1974 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Breast Cancer
Divorced 1976 (Age 53 years)
Death of a half-brotherMaynard Forsythe
June 18, 1977 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherEloise May Gibson
October 1, 1982 (Age 60 years)

Death of a half-sisterBernice Forsythe
December 3, 1984 (Age 62 years)
Medical
Suffered from alcoholism. He had 2 strokes several years before he died and was a diabetic.
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Death February 24, 1986 (Age 64 years)

Cause of death: Congestive heart failure as a result of pneumonia. [SIG: 2/2005]
Burial
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mother
younger brother
-14 years
himself
sister
Private
younger sister
sister
Private
younger sister
Father’s family with Maude Ellen Maynard - View this family
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step-mother
Marriage: June 19, 1906Paris, Edgar, IL, USA
21 months
half-sister
Bernice SouthcottBernice Forsythe
Birth: March 23, 1908 24 21Oliver, Wabash Township, Illinois, United States
Death: December 3, 1984Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States
-21 months
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
Wade V. Jr. (age 12)Wade Valentine Forsythe
Birth: March 20, 1910 26 23USA, IL, Clark, ,
Death: November 1973Chicago, Cook, IL, USA
23 months
half-sister
half-brother
half-sister
Elsie Forsythe (age 5)Elsie Forsythe
Birth: November 29, 1915 31 29Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
Death: April 5, 1973Mt. Clemens, , MI, USA
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mother
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wife
Private
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daughter
Private
Family with Mary Camponovo - View this family
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wife
son
Private
daughter
Private
Ted Howell + Mary Camponovo - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: Mexico, MO

  1. Generation 1
    1. Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe

      Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe, jr. Clerk (on July 13, 1942), son of Wade Valentine Forsythe and Eloise May Gibson, was born on January 22, 1922 in Indiana and died on February 24, 1986 at the age of 64. He married Mary Camponovo, daughter of Unknown Father Camponovo and Unknown Mother Maiden.

      Children of Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe:

      1. Bob Forsythe (19472003)
      2. Private

      Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe and Mary Camponovo had 2 children.

  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Bob Forsythe, son of Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe and Private, was born about 1947 and died about June 2003.

    2. The details of this family are private.
    3. The details of this family are private.
    4. The details of this family are private.
  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.
NoteMarriage Certificate for Harry & Margaret
SourceMarriage Certificate for Harry & Margaret
Note
"I used to work for Emil/Harry at The Hunt Room as a waitress" - Jan Forsythe: 2/2005
Note
According to marriage certificate for Harry & Margaret, July 1942: Harry resided at 517 S. 13 1/2 Street; Terre Haute, IN. with his mother, Eloise, and worked as a Jr. Clerk. (Looks like DuePont) This was his first marriage. His father, Wade V. is shown as a laborer in Terre Haute.
Note
"Managed country clubs throughout the East Coast. Uncle Emil owned the restaurant and dad worked for him." - Sabrina Gruer 2/2005 "Moved from home after Wade passed away and finished high school and went to college. Moved to Columbia Missouri shortly around 1974. Managed the Country Club of Missouri. He stayed there for a year and left for California. My mom and him divorced (1976). My mom was Mary Forsythe Howell. My parents were married in 1951. My dad was previously married to Margaret. They had two children. Graduated and taught school for a short time then went into the management business. Went to Princeton for a time, and another university maybe Indiana U. I assume he started with Uncle Emil Noseda who was Mary's uncle. He owned a restaurant in Indianapolis. Managed quite a few clubs as well as military officer's clubs. Moved around a lot. Arlington, VA.; Reston VA; Richmond VA; Jacksonville, FL; Cleveland, OH; Atlanta, GA; Columbia, MO" - Sabrina Gruer 1/2004 "I have a picture somewhere of Wade and Eloise. I can't really tell you much about dad's sisters. The only one I remember is Mary Lou and that is because dad lived with her for awhile before he had his strokes. She came to dad's funeral. My brother tried to keep in touch with her but lost contact after she moved to CA" - Sabrina Gruer 1/2004
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