Forsythe Family Network

  1. Generation 1
    1. John Gibson

      John Gibson was born in 1754 in Franklin, PA and died on May 15, 1828 in Xenia, Greene, OH at the age of 74. He married Martha Parks in 1773 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. She was born in 1753 in Ireland and died on May 13, 1830 at the age of 77.

      Children of John Gibson and Martha Parks:

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    1. James Parks Gibson, son of John Gibson and Martha Parks, was born on November 18, 1793 in Blount, TN and died on August 4, 1849 in Greene, Ohio at the age of 55. He married Esther Cochrane. She was born in 1800 in Bount, IN.

      Children of James Parks Gibson and Esther Cochrane:

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    1. James Andrew Gibson

      James Andrew Gibson, blacksmith and blacksmith, son of James Parks Gibson and Esther Cochrane, was born on January 3, 1822 in Virginia and died on April 4, 1911 at the age of 89. He married Sarah M. Mattox on July 20, 1846 in Vigo, IN. She was born on September 22, 1829 in Riley, Vigo, IN and died in 1852 at the age of 22.

      Children of James Andrew Gibson and Sarah M. Mattox:

      1. James Henry “Henry” Gibson (18501930) -
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    1. James Henry “Henry” Gibson

      James Henry “Henry” Gibson, machinist, son of James Andrew Gibson and Sarah M. Mattox, was born on February 25, 1850 in Indiana and died on April 10, 1930 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN at the age of 80. He married 2 times. The first time he married Lelah May Carpenter, daughter of Richard Carpenter and Caroline Matilda “Callie” Cline, on August 1, 1895 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN. She was born on February 4, 1872 in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa and died on May 9, 1903 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana at the age of 31. The second time he married Nancy Ellen Childress. She was born about 1852 in Indiana.

      Children of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Lelah May Carpenter:

      1. Elma C. Gibson (18961912) -
      2. Eloise May Gibson (19021982) -
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      Children of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Nancy Ellen Childress:

      1. Stella V. Gibson (1883) -
      2. Jessie E. Gibson (18861979) -
    2. William Gibson, son of James Andrew Gibson and Sarah M. Mattox, was born in 1848.

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    1. Elma C. Gibson

      Elma C. Gibson, daughter of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Lelah May Carpenter, was born on July 19, 1896 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN and died on May 22, 1912 in Lost Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana at the age of 15.

    2. Eloise May Gibson

      Eloise May Gibson, maid (on August 4, 1921), daughter of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Lelah May Carpenter, was born on May 2, 1902 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana and died on October 1, 1982 at the age of 80.. She had a relationship with Leonard A. Jarrell She married Wade Valentine Forsythe, son of William Clendenen Forsythe and Darthula Snedeker.

      Children of Eloise May Gibson and Wade Valentine Forsythe:

      1. Richard Allen Forsythe (19351996) -
      2. Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe (19221986) -
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      4. Mary Lou Forsythe (19342012) -
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      6. Lela Maxine “Maxine” Forsythe (19241933) -
    3. Helen Mary Gibson

      Helen Mary Gibson, actress and transportation Worker, daughter of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Lelah May Carpenter, was born on July 27, 1898 in Harrison, Vigo, Indiana and died on February 23, 1961 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at the age of 62. She married Dr. Floyd Harrison Head, son of Dr. George Head and Laura Ellen Brown, on April 6, 1916 in Dugger, Sullivan, Indiana. He was born on October 12, 1891 in Neoga, Cumberland, Illinois and died on July 31, 1969 in Petersberg, Pike, Indiana at the age of 77.

    4. Stella V. Gibson, daughter of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Nancy Ellen Childress, was born in May 1883 in , , Indiana.

    5. Jessie E. Gibson

      Jessie E. Gibson, daughter of James Henry “Henry” Gibson and Nancy Ellen Childress, was born on July 1, 1886 in Indiana and died on April 24, 1979 in Indiana at the age of 92. She married 2 times. The first time she married Ralph Vernon Hood, son of William Aaron Hood and Sophronia Elizabeth Hitch,. He was born on August 21, 1883 in IL and died on December 28, 1957 at the age of 74. The second time she married Unknown Check.

      Children of Jessie E. Gibson and Ralph Vernon Hood:

      1. Violet Alberta Hood (19031979) -

      Children of Jessie E. Gibson and Unknown Check:

      1. Violate Check (1904) -
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    1. Richard Allen Forsythe

      Richard Allen Forsythe, son of Wade Valentine Forsythe and Eloise May Gibson, was born on October 19, 1935 and died on April 16, 1996 in Wellington Manor Nursing Home at the age of 60. He married Thelma Janet “Sissy” Johnson, daughter of John Johnson and Orean Hines.

      Richard Allen Forsythe and Thelma Janet “Sissy” Johnson had 3 children.

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

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    4. Mary Lou Forsythe

      Mary Lou Forsythe, daughter of Wade Valentine Forsythe and Eloise May Gibson, was born on August 12, 1934 and died on January 17, 2012 at the age of 77.

      Mary Lou Forsythe and Richard “Dick” Preston had 2 children.

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    6. Lela Maxine “Maxine” Forsythe

      Lela Maxine “Maxine” Forsythe, daughter of Wade Valentine Forsythe and Eloise May Gibson, was born on March 14, 1924 and died on July 21, 1933 at the age of 9.

    7. Violet Alberta Hood

      Violet Alberta Hood, daughter of Ralph Vernon Hood and Jessie E. Gibson, was born on November 15, 1903 in Indiana and died on January 7, 1979 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN at the age of 75. She married Taral J. Furr, son of Reed Furr and Estella Hamm,. He was born on April 10, 1894 in Yeddo, Fountain County, Indiana and died on November 12, 1959 at the age of 65.

      Children of Violet Alberta Hood and Taral J. Furr:

      1. Freeman J. Furr (18971984) -
      2. Terry R. Furr (19281995) -
    8. Violate Check

      Violate Check, daughter of Unknown Check and Jessie E. Gibson, was born about 1904.

  7. Generation 7back to top
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    4. Bob Forsythe, son of Harry Eugene “Boots” Forsythe and Private, was born about 1947 and died about June 2003.

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    14. Freeman J. Furr

      Freeman J. Furr, son of Taral J. Furr and Violet Alberta Hood, was born on August 3, 1897 in St. Louis, Missouri and died on September 15, 1984 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana at the age of 87. He married 2 times. The first time he married Ada Isal “Isal” Keller on March 27, 1918 in Vigo, Indiana. She was born in 1901 in Fountain, Indiana and died on January 5, 1948 at the age of 47. The second time he married Mary E. Unknown. She was born in 1909 and died in 1981 at the age of 72.

    15. Terry R. Furr

      Terry R. Furr, son of Taral J. Furr and Violet Alberta Hood, was born on April 13, 1928 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana and died on January 5, 1995 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana at the age of 66.

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    6. James Thomas, son of Private and Private, was born on January 1, 1990 and died on January 1, 1990 at the age of 0 days.

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