DESCENDANTS OF CHARLES FORINASH

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                             Don Norman

 

1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Charles Forinash was probably born about 1760 and died in Harrison

County VA before 1813. He was married twice. His first wife is unknown.

His second wife was Mary -----. Mary married John Bozarth Sr. in

Harrison County in 1813.

 

Known children of Charles Forinash. (first marriage)

 

  2.  (1). Charles Jr.

 

  3.  (2). Mary Jane

         m.Philip Reger

 

  4.  (3). John

         m.Rebecca Barnett

 

Known children of Charles and Mary Forinash.

 

  5.  (1). Jacob                   b.       1796   d.Apr  6 1836

         m.Catherine Crites 1816

         m.Hannah Peterson May 15 1822

 

  6.  (2). John C.

         m.Peggy Carter 1811

 

  7.  (3). William                 b.

         m.Anne Alltop 1809

 

  8.  (4). Mary

         m.Leonard Crites 1815

 

  9.  (5). Margaret

         m.Jacob Ruble 1809

 

 10.  (6). Sarah

         m.Robert Black 1813

 

 11.  (7). Elizabeth

         m.David Hall 1820

 

 12.  (8). Anna

         m.Thomas P. Parker 1820

 

 

2.CHARLES FORINASH JR.    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Charles Forinash Jr. was a son of Charles Forinash. His spouse in

unknown.

 

Known children of Charles Forinash Jr.

 

 13.  (1). James

 

 14.  (2). Thomas

 

 15.  (3). Dorcas

 

 

5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Jacob Forinash, a son of Charles and Mary Forinash, was born about

1796 and died April 6, 1836. He married Catherine Crites.  Catherine, a

daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Hinkle) Crites, was born in 1798 and

died in 1822.

    Jacob married Hannah Peterson in Lewis County VA May 15, 1822.

Hannah, a daughter of William Henry and Mary E. (Bennett) Peterson, was

born in 1800.

    Hannah married James McCardle after Jacob died.

 

Children of Jacob and Catherine (Crites) Forinash.

 

 16.  (1). Isaac                   b.Apr 14 1817

         m.Millie Ann Plant  1838

 

 17.  (2). Jacob Crites            b.Dec 25 1819   d.May 10 1911

         m.Nancy Jane Fisher

         m.Mary Linger

 

 18.  (3). Malinda                 b.Mar  5 1820   d.Apr  8 1884

         m.John G. Hardman Dec 23 1838

 

 19.  (4). Catherine               b.Oct  4 1821   d.Mar  5 1917

         m.Edward Jackson McCally

 

Children of Jacob and Hannah (Peterson) Forinash.

 

 20.  (1). John J.                 b.c.     1823

         m.Anna -----

 

 21.  (2). Abigail

 

 22.  (3). Elias Perry             b.Feb 19 1827   d.Jun  1 1905

         m.Harriet K. Smith Mar 23 1852

 

 23.  (4). Lorenzo D.              b.Feb 19 1827

         m.Eliza Wymer Feb 18 1847

 

 24.  (5). Oliver                  b.c.     1833

         m.Sarah J. -----

 

 25.  (6). William                 b.c.     1836

         m.Mary E. ------

 

 

6.JOHN C. FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    John Forinash, a son of Charles and Mary Forinash, married Peggy

Carter.

 

Known children of John and Peggy (Carter) Forinash.

 

 26.  (1). Mary                    b.       1812

         m.Andrew Lewis

 

 

16.ISAAC FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

 

    Isaac Forinash, a son of Jacob and Catherine (Crites) Forinash,

was born in Lewis County VA (WV) April 14, 1817.  He married Millie

Ann Plant in 1838.  Millie, a daughter of William and Rebecca

(Washburn) Plant, was born in Harrison County VA (WV) in 1821.

    The family moved to Braxton County WV before 1870.

 

Children of Isaac and Millie Ann (Plant) Forinash.

 

 27.  (1). Sarah E.                b.Apr 21 1843

         m.----- Pliman

 

 28.  (2). Melissa E.              b.Jan  9 1846

 

 29.  (3). William Dexter          b.Nov 25 1848   d.Nov 10 1890

         m.Cinthia Jane Hardman

 

 30.  (4). David W.                b.Oct 30 1849

 

 31.  (5). Mary C.                 b.Sep  5 1851

         m.----- Cunningham

 

 32.  (6). Viola                   b.Jan 12 1854

 

 33.  (7). Cinthia J.              b.May  9 1856

         m.------ Westfall

 

 34.  (8). Jacob L.                b.Jun 24 1858

 

 35.  (9). John L.                 b.Jul 23 1860

 

 36. (10). George V.               b.Sep 24 1862

 

17.JACOB CRITES FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Jacob Crites Forinash, a son of Jacob and Catherine (Crites)

Forinash, was born in VA December 25, 1819 in Lewis County VA and died

May 10, 1911 in Vandalia, WV.  He married Nancy Jane Fisher October 18,

1849. Nancy, a daughter of Henry and Margaret (Prince) Fisher, was born

in VA February 10, 1831 and died June 25 1870.

    Jacob married Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Linger December 24, 1870. Mary,

a daughter of William Rachel (Bickell) Linger, was born about 1840 and

died about 1922.

 

Children of Jacob Crites and Nancy (Fisher) Forinash.

 

 37.  (1). Asbury Eemery           b.Jul 18 1850   d.Mar 21 1941

 

 38.  (2). Martha Ann              b.Mar  9 1852

         m.Flavius A. Marsh Oct 14 1869

 

 39.  (3). Sanford W.              b.Jan 11 1854   d.Dec 17 1875

 

 40.  (4). David Henry             b.Jul 22 1856   d.Jan 25 1951

 

 41.  (5). Margaret Elizabeth      b.Aug 18 1859   d.May  1 1943

         m. Charles Philp Dodson May 17 1885

 

 42.  (6). Samira Jane             b.Jun 18 1862   d.Dec    1882

 

 43.  (7). Levi Prince             b.Aug  7 1865   d.Nov 21 1942

 

 Children of Jacob Crites and Mary "Polly" (Linger) Forinash.

 

 44.  (1). Georgia Ann             b.Sep 30 1871   d.      1950

 

 45.  (2). Frank C.                b.Jan 12 1873

 

 46.  (3). Cora A.                 b.Feb  2 1874   d. Sep 17  1958

 

 47.  (4). Sophronia               b.Sep 24 1875

 

 48.  (5). Marion Bert             b.Mar 11 1877

 

 49.  (6). Daisy E.                b.Jun 25 1879   d.Feb 25 1884

 

 50.  (7). Hester M.               b.May  3 1881   d.Dec  3 1881

 

 

18.MALINDA FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Malinda Forinash, a daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Crites)

Forinash, was born March 5, 1822 and died in Braxton County April 8,

1884.  She married John G. Hardman in Lewis County VA (WV) December

23, 1838.  John, a son of John D. and Elizabeth (Waggoner) Hardman,

was born in Harrison County VA (WV) May 2, 1817 and died in Braxton

County WV November 10, 1897.

 

Children of John G. and Malinda (Forinash) Hardman.

 

 51.  (1). Jacob Miflin           b.Jul 12 1840

         m.Virginia E. Simmons Aug  2 1862

 

 52.  (2). William H.             b.       1842    d.c.     1863

         Died in Civil War Prison Camp at Point Lookout, MD

 

 53.  (3). Martha A.              b.c.     1844    d.Feb  5 1881

         m.James E. Morris Dec 24 1863

 

 54.  (4). Mary E.                b.c.     1846

 

 55.  (5). Cintha J.              b.c.     1847

         m.William Dexter Forinash

 

 56.  (6). Perry Worthington       b.Jun 27 1850

         m.Mary Melissa Berry Mar 16 1870

 

 57.  (7).  Samuel M.               b.c.     1852

         m.Mary Cummins Sep 14 1871

         m.Alice C. Propst

 

 58.  (8). Margaret M.             b.May 26 1855

         m.Ro Morrison Mar  6 1873

 

 59.  (9). Hannah                  b.c.     1858

 

 60. (10). Catherine V.            b.c.     1860

 

 61. (11). Sarah E.                b.c.     1862

         m.Abraham L. Spounagle

 

 

19.CATHERINE FORINASH     5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Catherine Forinash, a daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Crites)

Forinash, was born October 4, 1821 and died March 5 1917. She married

Edward Jackson McCauley in Lewis County VA July 9, 1841. Edward, a son

of John and Elender (McCall) McCally, was born in 1823 and died in

Frontier County NE January 12, 1880.

 

Known children of Edward Jackson and Catherine (Forinash) McCally.

 

 62.  (1). Elizabeth Olive

 

 63.  (2). Almina                  b.Mar    1843   d.       1910

         m.William Henry Harrison Weaver

 

 64.  (3). Andrew Jackson

 

 65.  (4). Nancy A.

 

 66.  (5). Ellen J.

 

 67.  (6). Robert E.

 

 68.  (7). Sarah Ellender

 

 69.  (8). Joshua

 

 70.  (9). John

 

 71. (10). Mary Etta

 

20.JOHN J. FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    John J. Forinash, tentatively identified as a son of Jacob and

Hannah (Peterson) Forinash, was born in VA about 1821.  He married

Anna ------.  Anna was born in Va about 1822.

    The family moved to Braxton County WV before 1870.  John and Anna

are listed in the 1870 Braxton census with two children, Columbia A.,

6, and David H., 4.  These are probably adopted children.

 

Children of John J. and Anna Forinash.

 

 72.  (1). Partheinia              b.c.     1846

 

 

22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Elias Perry Forinash, a son of Jacob and Hannah (Peterson) Forinash,

was born in Lewis County VA February 19, 1827 and died there June 1,

1905. He married Harriet K. Smith in Lewis County March 23, 1852.

Harriet, a daughter of George and Elizabeth (Bonnett) Smith, was born in

Lewis County October 2, 1835 and died there December 15, 1912.

 

Children of Elias Perry and Harriet K. (Smith) Forinash.

 

 73.  (1). George Vinton           b.Sep 30 1853   d.May 24 1929

         m.Lillie Miller Mar 16 1882

 

 74.  (2). Elizabeth Alice         b.Sep 30 1855   d.May 2 1925

         m.Lafayette J. Mason Nov 25 1887

 

 75.  (3). Amanda J.               b.Jul  4 1857   d.Mar 19 1885

 

 76.  (4). Eva Blanch              b.May 14 1859   d.Aug 29 1948

         m.Roscoe Layton Darnall Mar 2 1889

 

 77.  (5). Ivah Gordon             b.Oct 31 1868   d.Feb 20 1929

         m.Minnie J. Ward  Jun 30 1896

 

 78.  (6). Myrtle Itily            b.Sep  7 1876   d.May 23 1963

         m.Loyd Ervin Butcher May 9 1900

 

 

23.LORENZO D. FORINASH     5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Lorenzo D. Forinash, a son of Jacob and Hannah (Peterson) Forinash,

was born in VA February 19, 1827. He married Eliza Wymer in Lewis County

VA February 18, 1847.  Eliza, a daughter of Henry and Eliza (Zickafoose)

Wymer,  was born in Va about 1829.

 

Known children of Lorenzo D. and Eliza Forinash.

 

 79.  (1). Elihu W.                b.c.     1848

 

 80.  (2). James H.                b.c.     1850

 

 81.  (3). Hannah E.               b.c.     1852

 

 82.  (4). David H.                b.c.     1853

 

 83.  (5). Charles E.              b.c.     1855

         m.Sarah Tenney

 

 84.  (6). George O.               b.c.     1857

 

 85.  (7). Tabitha A.              b.c.     1859

 

 86.  (80. Lucy J.                 b.       1860

 

 

26.MARY FORINASH    6.JOHN C. FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Mary Forinash, a daughter of John and Peggy (CarteR) Forinash, was

born in 1812. She married Andrew Lewis. Andrew, a son of Joseph and Mary

(Kesling) Lewis, was born in VA in 1812 and died in 1856.

 

Known children of Andrew and Mary (Forinash) Lewis.

 

 87.  (1). Joseph A.               b.Apr  9 1837

         m.SArah M. Depoy Jun 25 1863

 

 

29.WILLIAM DEXTER FORINASH    16.ISAAC FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH

1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    William Dexter Forinash, a son of Isaac and Millie Ann (Plant)

Forinash, was born in Lewis County VA November 25, 1848 and died in

Braxton County WV November 10, 1890.  He married Cinthia Jane Hardman in

Braxton County March 11, 1868. Cinthia, a daughter of John G. and

Malinda (Forinash) Hardman, was born in Lewis County about 1847.

 

Known children of William Dexter and Cinthia Jane (Hardman) Forinash.

 

 88.  (1). Nathan Theodore         b.c.     1869

         m.Mary Jane St. Clair Feb 17 1891

 

 89.  (2). John Semour             b.c.     1870   d.Dec  2 1872

 

 90.  (3). Cora Frances            b.c.     1874

         m.Calvin Byrd Beamer  May 10 1891

 

 91.  (4). Matilda Florence        b.Sep  1 1875   d.Mar 14 1944

         m.Robert Lewis May 21 1899

 

 

41.MARGARET ELIZABETH FORINASH   17.JACOB CRITES FORINASH    5.JACOB

FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Margaret Elizabeth Forinash, a daughter of Jacob Crites and Nancy

(Fisher) Forinash, was born in Lewis County August 18, 1859 and died in

Curtis, NE in 1944. She married Charles Philip in Lewis County Dodson

May 17 1885. Charles, a son of Philip William and Matilda (Bonnett)

Dodson, was born in Lewis County WV December 30, 1890 and died in

Bradenton, FL in 1931.

    The family moved to Saline County NE in 1885 and then to Frontier

County NE in 1906. They moved to Bradenton, FL in 1916. After Charles

died, Margaret moved to Curtis, NE.

 

Children of Charles Philip and Margaret Elizabeth (Forniash) Dodson.

 

 92.  (1). Alda Marie              b. Jan 28 1886  d. Aug 15 1933

         m. William Henry Davis

 

 93.  (2). Charles Prince          b. May 31 1887  d. Feb  4 1975

         m. Ella May Easton

 

 94.  (3). William Harrison        b. Feb 22 1889  d. Jan 12 1948

         m. Bessie Maude Easton

 

 95.  (4). Jacob Crites            b. Feb 12 1891  d. Jan 28 1966

         m. Anna Elizabeth Davis

 

 96.  (5). Delta Maude             b. Jul  6 1892  d. Dec 20 1968

         m. Ray Rueben Easton

 

 97.  (6). Floyd Earnest           b. Sep 21 1893  d. Sep 14 1955

         m. Hilda Irene Green

 

 98.  (7). Alvin Leland            b. Jul  1 1896  d. Apr  2 1922

 

 99.  (8). Laura Ione              b. Feb  5 1899  d. Apr  4 1973

         m. Albert Kay

 

100.  (9). Emory                                   d. infant

 

73.GEORGE VINTON FORINASH    22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH

  1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    George Vinton Forinash, a son of Elias Perry and Harriet K. (Smith)

Forinash, was born in Lewis County VA September 30, 1853. He married

Lillie Miller in Lewis County March 16, 1882. Lillie, a daughter of

James W. and Martha Jane (McWhorter) Miller, was born in Lewis county

March 11, 1860n and died there December 16, 1930.

 

Children of George Vinton and Lillie (Miller) Forinash.

 

101.  (1). Dana M.                 b.Sep 18 1902   d.Feb 20 1971

         m.Arlena Grace St. Clair Feb 5 1929

 

102.  (2). Gladys                  b.Nov 15 1884   d.Feb  1 1955

 

 

74.ELIZABETH ALICE FORINASH   22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB

FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Elizabeth Alice Forinash, a daughter of Elias Perry and Harriet K.

(Smith) Forinash, was born in Lewis County VA September 30, 1855 and

died in Peoria, IL May 2, 1925. She married Lafayette J. Mason November

25, 1887. Lafayette was born March 4, 1856 and died in Peoria April 17,

1920.

 

Children of Lafayette J. and Elizabeth Alice (Forinash) Mason.

 

103.  (1). Clyde                   b.Apr  6 1894   d.Feb 19 1969

         m.Emily --------

 

104.  (2). Claudie                 b.Oct    1888   d.Mar 31 1894

 

105.  (3). Frank                   b.Jun    1891   d.Mar 27 1894

 

 

76.EVA BLANCH FORINASH    22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH

1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Eva Blanch Forinash, a daughter of Elias Perry and Harriet K.

(Smith) Forinash, was born in Lewis County VA May 14, 1859 and died

there August 29, 1948. She married Roscoe Layton Darnall March 2, 1889.

Roscoe was born in Lewis County March 2, 1889 and died there August 28,

1939.

 

Children of Roscoe Layton and Eva Blanch (Forinash) Darnall.

 

106.  (1). Frey                    b.c.     1892   d.Oct 16 1982

 

107.  (2). Era Dare                b.Mar  9 1890   d.Apr  1 1986

         m.Rella Swisher Dec 29 1912

 

108.  (3). A. Gail                 b.Jul 21 1894   d.Mar 20 1977

         m.Bertha Hersman

 

 

77.IVAH GORDON FORINASH    22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH

 1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Ivah Gordon Forinash, a son of Elias Perry and Harriet K. (Smith)

Forinash, was born in Lewis County WV October 31, 1868 and died there

February 20, 1929. He married Minnie J. Ward in Lewis County June 30,

1896. Minnie was born in Lewis County August 23, 1875 and died June 23

1938.

 

Children of Ivah Gordon and Minnie J. (Ward) Forinash.

 

109.  (1). Lyle                    b.Apr 14 1910   d.Dec 23 1969

         m.Marie Georgia Lucas Nov 4 1943

 

 

88.MYRTLE ITILY FORINASH     22.ELIAS PERRY FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH

   1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Myrtle Itily Forinash, a daughter of Elias Perry and Harriet K.

(Smith) Forinash, was born in Lewis County WV September 7, 1876 and died

there May 23, 1963. She married Loyd Ervin Butcher May 9, 1900. Loyd,

a son of James Polk and Lucretia Butcher, was born September 23, 1875

and died March 12, 1946.

 

Adopted child of Loyd Ervin and Myrtle Itily (Forinash) Butcher.

 

110.  (1). Carl W.                 b.May 10 1901   d.Oct  8 1964

         m.Lenora Nevada Montgomery Oct 26 1931

 

 

101.DANA M. FORINASH    73.GEORGE VINTON FORINASH    22.ELIAS PERRY

FORINASH    5.JACOB FORINASH    1.CHARLES FORINASH

 

    Dana M. Forinash, a son of George Vinton and Lillie (Miller)

Forinash, was born in Lewis County WV September 18, 1902 and died in

Dayton, OH February 20, 1971. He married Arlena Grace St. Clair in

Oakland, MD February 5, 1929. Arlena, a daughter of Millard Filmore and

Clair (Poling) St. Clair, was born in Barbour County WV October 10,

1905.

 

Children of Dana M. and Arlena Grace (St. Clair) Forinash.

 

111.  (1). Rosella Grace           b.Oct  8 1935

         m.Mac Arthur Sheets Oct 21 1955

 

112.  (2). Janet Ruth              b.Sep 19 1938

         m.Robert Reynolds Nov 19 1955

 

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