Benjamin Bradford Forsythe, 18381894 (aged 56 years)

Name
Benjamin Bradford Forsythe
Given names
Benjamin Bradford
Surname
Forsythe
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage
Marriage: January 27, 1822Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, USA
14 years
elder brother
William C. Forsythe grave marker
18361904
Birth: April 3, 1836 35 35Clark, Illinois, USA
Death: July 31, 1904McKeen, Clark, Illinois, USA
-4 years
elder sister
Rebecca (Forsythe) Rhodes - grave marker
18321900
Birth: April 14, 1832 31 31Clark County, Illinois, USA
Death: June 11, 1900
4 years
elder brother
Samuel and Susannah Forsythe - grave marker
18361902
Birth: February 1, 1836 35 34Clark, IL, USA
Death: July 18, 1902McKeen, Clark, Illinois, USA
2 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
-24 years
elder sister
Thomas & Elizabeth Forsythe Dickson Family
18191907
Birth: May 29, 1819 18 18Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, USA
Death: November 26, 1907Red Rock, Noble, Oklahoma, USA
7 years
elder brother
Chester Forsythe children
18261909
Birth: January 1826 25 24Butler, Kentucky, USA
Death: 1909
4 years
elder brother
18291878
Birth: 1829 28 27Butler, Kentucky, USA
Death: December 17, 1878Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
-13 months
elder sister
Malinda Forsythe Groves
18271876
Birth: November 28, 1827 26 26Butler, Kentucky, USA
Death: April 17, 1876Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas, USA
Family with Martha Anderson
himself
wife
Martha Anderson Forsythe
18411915
Birth: October 13, 1841 31 37Fayette, Ohio, USA
Death: March 18, 1915USA, IL, Clark,
Marriage
Marriage: July 22, 1860USA, IL, Clark,
3 years
son
James William Forsythe
18631947
Birth: January 15, 1863 24 21USA, IL, Clark,
Death: January 15, 1947
2 years
daughter
21 months
son
Norman Forsythe and possibly a grandchild
18671957
Birth: January 19, 1867 28 25USA, IL, Clark,
Death: July 4, 1957USA, IL, Clark,
3 years
daughter
Ella Forsythe English - grave marker
18691890
Birth: October 30, 1869 31 28USA, IL, Clark,
Death: December 29, 1890
2 years
son
-11 years
son
14 years
daughter
18741957
Birth: October 8, 1874 36 32USA, IL, Clark,
Death: September 22, 1957
4 years
daughter
Harris & Lucy Forsythe Hall - grave marker
18781965
Birth: November 6, 1878 40 37USA, IL, Clark,
Death: March 2, 1965
2 years
son
18811881
Birth: January 6, 1881 42 39
Death: February 1, 1881
Note

viii. BENJAMIN BRADFORD FORSYTHE, b. February 3, 1838, Clark County, Illinois; d. December 30, 1894, Clark County, Illinois.

(Peggy Alsobrook)

Note

Name City/Township twp-range-sec Year State County More Info FORSYTHE, B. B. / Wabash, Section 30 -- 1892 IL Clark More Info FORSYTHE, B. B. / Douglas, Section 25 -- 1892 IL Clark More Info

Plat Record for B. B. Forsythe Name: Forsythe, B. B. Date: 1892 Located: Clark Co, IL Post Office: Marshall Notes: Business: Farmer & Stock Raiser Yr of Birth: 1838 Nativity: Illinois Arrived in County: 1838 Source: Platbook of Clark County, Illinois Compiled and Published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. 415 & 417 Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 1892 Eng. By Balliet & Volk, 27 So. Sixth St. Phila. Printed by F. Bourquin, 31 So. 6th St., Philad.

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Database of Illinois Civil War Veterans NAME RANK COMPANY UNIT RESIDENCE


6 records are displayed. The maximum number displayed is 500. If a MORE button appears below, click for additional records. FORSYTHE, BENJAMIN B REC F 48 IL US INF FRANKLIN FORSYTHE, GEORGE A PVT BARKER IL US DRAGO FORSYTHE, GEORGE W PVT BARKER IL US DRAGO FORSYTHE, JAMES S CPT H 105 IL US INF SOMONAUK FORSYTHE, JOHN PVT D 83 IL US INF MERCER FORSYTHE, JOHN REC E 57 IL US INF LA SALLE http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/GenealogyMWeb/CivilWarSearchServlet

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Benjamin enlisted as a Private on 24 Nov 1864 in Company F, 48th Infantry Regiment Illinoise, mustered out 15 Aug 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was with Sherman in his march to the sea. (Illinois Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men Published1900)

Martha (his wife) filed for a pension 16 Jan 1895

[This information provided by Betty Jean Norman: 10/19/2005]

Name: Benjamin B Forsythe Rank: Private Company: F Unit: 48th Illinois Infantry Height: 6' 1/2 Hair: BROWN Eyes: HAZEL Complexion: FAIR Occupation: Farmer Birth Date: Abt 1838 Birth Place: Clark CO, IL War: Civil War War Years: 1861-1865 Service Entry Age: 26 Service Entry Date: 24 Nov 1864 Service Entry Place: Olney, IL Period: 1 YR Muster In Date: 24 Nov 1864 Muster In Place: Olney, IL Muster Out Date: 15 Aug 1865 Muster Out Place: Little Rock, AR Muster Out By Whom: CPT SCHLAICH Record Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls

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  1. BENJAMIN BRADFORD FORSYTHE (1838-1894) (William, Joseph, Robert, James)

    Benjamin Bradford Forsythe was born 3 February 1838 in Clark County, Illinois the son of William and Esther Hetty (Ashmore) Forsythe.

    He served in Company F 48th Infantry U.S.A. in the Civil War. He participated as a soldier in General Sherman's famous "March to the Sea."

    He married Martha Anderson, 22 July 1860, in Clark County, Illinois. She was born in Ohio, 13 October 1841 and passed away 18 March 1915.

    He passed away 30 December 1894. They had the following family:

  2. Thomas Goodman, b. 5 May 1861; md. 7 Sep 1881 Margaret Eleanor Laufman

(1862-1945); d. 18 May 1937
  1. James Williams, b. 15 Jan 1863; md. Jane White; d. 15 Jan 1947

  2. Esther, b. 5 May 1865; md. Freeland Maynard; d. 7 Sept 1893

  3. Norman, b. 19 Jan 1867; md. Anna M. Fawley (25 Oct 1870-21 Jun 1955);

d. 4 July 1957
  1. Ella, b. 30 Oct 1869; md. Robert English; d. 29 Dec 1890

  2. Benjamin, b. 12 March 1872; md. Etta Laufman (1876-1949); d. 15 Oct 1954

  3. Eve, b. 8 Oct 1874; md. John Dempster; d. 22 Sep 1957

  4. Lucy, b. 5 Nov 1878; md. Harrison Hall; d. 2 March 1965

  5. Charles, b. 6 Jan 1881; d. 1 Feb 1881

1860 FEDERAL CENSUS, CLARK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Benjamin B. Forsythe W M 22 Farmer $3000 $950 IL

Martha “ W F 19 OH

Esther “ W F 59 TN

Rebecca “ W F 27 IL

Emily “ W F 20 IL

Robert “ W M 17 IL

p. 378; #2225

1870 FEDERAL CENSUS, CLARK COUNTY, ILLIONIS

Benjamin Foresythe W M 31 Farmer $2000 $400 IL

Martha “ W F 27 Keeps House OH

Thomas “ W M 8 IL

James “ W M 7 IL

Ester “ W F 5 IL

Norman “ W M 3 IL

Ella “ W F 8/12 IL

p. 447; Wabash Twp; #33/31

1880 FEDERAL CENSUS, CLARK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Bradford B. Forsythe Head W M 42 Farmer IL KY TN

Martha “ Wife W F 38 Keep House OH OH OH

Thomas G. “ Son W M 19 At Home IL IL OH

James N. “ Son W M 17 IL IL OH

Ester “ Dau W F 15 IL IL OH

Norman “ Son W M 13 IL IL OH

Ella “ Dau W F 11 IL IL OH

Benjamin “ Son W M 9 IL IL OH

Evy “ Dau W F 5 IL IL OH

Lucy “ Dau W F 1 IL IL OH

Volume 5; ED 43; Sheet 41; Wabash Twp; #379/382

1900 FEDERAL CENSUS, CLARK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Ben Forsythe Head W M Mar 1872 28 Md-04 Farmer IL IL OH

Ettie “ Wife W F Feb 1876 23 Md-04 3-3 IL IL IL

Fenton “ Son W M Jun 1897 3 S IL IL IL

Ora “ Son W M Feb 1899 1 S IL IL IL

Morton “ Son W M May 1900 0/12 S IL IL IL

Fary White Serv W F Apr 1881 19 S House Servant IL IL IL

ED 15; Sheet 1B; Line 51; Wabash Twp; #11/11