Benjamin Bradford Forsythe , 18381894 (aged 56 years)

Name
Benjamin Bradford /Forsythe/
Given names
Benjamin Bradford
Surname
Forsythe
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viii. BENJAMIN BRADFORD FORSYTHE, b. February 3, 1838, Clark County, Illinois; d. December 30, 1894, Clark County, Illinois.

(Peggy Alsobrook)

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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

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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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107. 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:

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

(1862-1945); d. 18 May 1937

369. James Williams, b. 15 Jan 1863; md. Jane White; d. 15 Jan 1947

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

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

d. 4 July 1957

372. Ella, b. 30 Oct 1869; md. Robert English; d. 29 Dec 1890

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

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

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

376. 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