Thursday, September 15, 2011

On This Day: September 15

1830: James B. Forshee and Sarah A. Parker, my paternal 2nd great-grandparents, were married, probably in Monroe County, Tennessee. Their marriage record has not been found. James and Sarah had seven children: George, Richard, John, Benjamin, Margaret, Joseph, and Sarah (my great-grandmother).

[Source: Sarah Forshee, certificate #231457, Declaration for Mother's Army Pension, filed 26 Jul 1880; Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War and Later Navy Veterans, ('Navy Widows' Certificates'), 1861-1910; Record Group M1279; National Archives, Washington.]

© 2011 Denise Spurlock

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