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Re: Shippensburg, PA Forneys
Posted by: Lynn Young (ID *****1845) Date: August 21, 2010 at 11:47:46
In Reply to: Re: Shippensburg, PA Forneys by Richard Forney of 1263

My John (Johannes) E. was baptized in Shippensburg, PA in 1819. Church records indicate his father was David (b 1787) and mother Elizabeth.

Their children are:
Mary (Polly), b 1816
Margaretha, b 1818
Johannes E., b 1819
Elizabeth, b 1821
David, b. ca 1823
Samuel, b 1827
Sara Ann, b 1829
Lea, b 1831

David died in 1871 in Franklin Co., PA leaving a will, but not mentioning my John, alas.

John moved to Vicksburg, MS where he was coroner during the Siege of Vicksburg.

I never have been able to definitively link David to the earlier Forneys.

My brother just had a DNA test done and I would dearly love to extend the Forney line.

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