Thomas Jefferson Forgey

M, b. 1830, d. 6 July 1898
     Thomas Jefferson Forgey was born in 1830.1 He married Mary E. Martin, daughter of Henry Franklin Martin and Mary Ann Boone. Thomas Jefferson Forgey lived on 18 August 1860 at Calumet Twp., Pike Co., MO, farming.2 He lived on 27 August 1870 at Calumet Twp., Pike Co., MO, farming.1 He lived on 3 June 1880 at North Ninth Street, St. Louis, MO, livestock dealer.3 He died on 6 July 1898. He was buried in July 1898 at Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Pike Co., MO, Findagrave #101632829.

Children of Thomas Jefferson Forgey and Mary E. Martin

Citations

  1. [S5409] 1870 Federal Census, Pike County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 798; FHL #552297.
  2. [S5410] 1860 Federal Census, Pike County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 639; FHL #803639.
  3. [S1742] 1880 Federal Census, St. Louis Independent City. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 724; FHL #1254724.

Webster Forgey1

M, b. circa 1872
     Webster Forgey was born circa 1872 at Pike Co., MO.1 He was the son of Thomas Jefferson Forgey and Mary E. Martin.1

Citations

  1. [S1742] 1880 Federal Census, St. Louis Independent City. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 724; FHL #1254724.

Edwin Henry Forkel1

M, b. 27 October 1875, d. 30 November 1957
     Edwin Henry Forkel was born on 27 October 1875 at Cook Co. (probably), IL.1 He was the son of Valentine Forkel and Frances S. Schaible.1 Edwin Henry Forkel married Elta Josephine Vogelgesang, daughter of Isaac J. Vogelgesang and Delilah A. Stahley. Edwin Henry Forkel died on 30 November 1957 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 82.

Children of Edwin Henry Forkel and Elta Josephine Vogelgesang

Citations

  1. [S2589] 1880 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 292; FHL #1254202.

Edwin Isaac Valentine Forkel

M, b. 26 October 1902, d. 21 May 1972
     Edwin Isaac Valentine Forkel was born on 26 October 1902 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. He was the son of Edwin Henry Forkel and Elta Josephine Vogelgesang. Edwin Isaac Valentine Forkel died on 21 May 1972 at Pompano Beach, Broward Co., FL, at age 69.

Elta Lila Forkel

F, b. 23 February 1913, d. 17 May 1988
     Elta Lila Forkel was born on 23 February 1913 at Cook Co. (probably), IL. She was the daughter of Edwin Henry Forkel and Elta Josephine Vogelgesang. Elta Lila Forkel married Leon Gillespie in 1935. Elta Lila Forkel died on 17 May 1988 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 75.

La Verne William Forkel

M, b. 17 December 1907, d. 11 January 1971
     La Verne William Forkel was born on 17 December 1907 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. He was the son of Edwin Henry Forkel and Elta Josephine Vogelgesang. La Verne William Forkel died on 11 January 1971 at Orlando, Orange Co., FL, at age 63.

Valentine Forkel1

M, b. circa 1835
     Valentine Forkel was born circa 1835 at Saxony, Germany.1 He married Frances S. Schaible.1

Child of Valentine Forkel and Frances S. Schaible

Citations

  1. [S2589] 1880 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 292; FHL #1254202.

George Forman

M
     George Forman married Ida M. Hershey, daughter of John Hershey and Christianne Hocker, on 2 February 1908 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH. George Forman and Ida M. Hershey were divorced.

(?) Forney

M, b. 17 October 1971, d. 17 October 1971
     (?) Forney was born on 17 October 1971 at Los Angeles Co., CA. He died on 17 October 1971 at Los Angeles Co., CA.

Abner Ezra Forney

M, b. 3 December 1892, d. July 1986
     Abner Ezra Forney was born on 3 December 1892 at Hanover Borough, York Co., PA. He was the son of Ezra Wirt Forney and Ada F. Snodgrass. Abner Ezra Forney married Elizabeth G. House, daughter of William M. House and Mary C. (?), circa 1917. Abner Ezra Forney died in July 1986 at Hanover Borough, York Co., PA, at age 93.

Children of Abner Ezra Forney and Elizabeth G. House

Abner Wirt Forney

M, b. 8 February 1819, d. 26 December 1895
     Abner Wirt Forney was born on 8 February 1819 at Heidelberg Twp., York Co., PA. He was the son of John Forney and Lydia Wirt. Abner Wirt Forney married Louisa Ann Wortz, daughter of Jacob Wortz and Juliana DeWald, on 22 December 1842 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., PA, ceremony by Rev. Mr. Albert. Abner Wirt Forney died on 26 December 1895 at Hanover Borough, Penn Twp., York Co., PA, at age 76. He was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Children of Abner Wirt Forney and Louisa Ann Wortz

Ada G. Forney

F, b. circa 1919
     Ada G. Forney was born circa 1919 at York Co. (probably), PA. She was the daughter of Abner Ezra Forney and Elizabeth G. House.

Amos Forney

M, b. 10 January 1868, d. 9 July 1870
     Amos Forney was born on 10 January 1868 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Amos Forney died on 9 July 1870 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL, at age 2. He was buried in July 1870 at Pine Creek Brethren Cemetery, Polo, Ogle Co., IL.

Arnold Leroy Forney1

M, b. 20 October 1900, d. 25 May 1971
     Arnold Leroy Forney was born on 20 October 1900 at Buffalo Twp., Ogle Co., IL.1 He was the son of Isaac M. Forney and Mary Elizabeth Eikenberry.1 Arnold Leroy Forney married Leah Mae Cable, daughter of Norman Elsworth Cable and Millie Olive Lewis, on 13 February 1922 at Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA. Arnold Leroy Forney died on 25 May 1971 at Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA, at age 70.

Children of Arnold Leroy Forney and Leah Mae Cable

Citations

  1. [S1914] 1920 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 478.
  2. [S2138] 1940 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1140.

Beecher W. Forney

M, b. 16 August 1907, d. 8 July 1999
     Beecher W. Forney was born on 16 August 1907 at York Co. (probably), PA. He was the son of William Beecher Forney and Mary Magdalene Scheivert. Beecher W. Forney died on 8 July 1999 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM, at age 91. He was buried in July 1999 at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Co., NM.

Belva Lucille Forney1

F, b. 16 November 1910, d. 11 February 2006
     Belva Lucille Forney was born on 16 November 1910 at Bennington Twp., Black Hawk Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Isaac M. Forney and Mary Elizabeth Eikenberry.1 Belva Lucille Forney married William L. Kline, son of John Russell Kline and Alice Naomi Sanderson, on 25 December 1930 at Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA. Belva Lucille Forney lived in April 1940 at Perry Twp., Buchanan Co., IA.2 She died on 11 February 2006 at Dubuque Co., IA, at age 95

Obituary -- (Eikenbary-Wilson / McGinley-Huwaldt family tree genealgoy prepared by McGinleyD2012, online at ancestry.com):

Belva Lucille Kline, 95, of Heritage Manor, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at The Finley Hospital, Dubuque.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Dubuque Bible Church, 3500 Pennsylvania Ave., where friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in East Rickardsville Cemetery. She was born on Nov. 16, 1910, in Blackhawk County, Iowa, daughter of Isaac M. and Mamie (Eikenberry) Forney. She married William L. Kline on Dec. 25, 1930; he preceded her in death on April 24, 2004. Most of her life she was a homemaker and a farm wife.

Surviving are two sons, James R. (Susan) Kline, of Gilmer, Texas, and Thomas W. (Linda) Kline, of Durango, Iowa; a daughter, Helen Kay (Rodney) Whitman, of Clearwater, Fla; and nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Timothy Kline; a granddaughter, Deborah Kline; three brothers, John, Burton and Arnold Forney; and a sister, Helen Denlinger.

She was buried in February 2006 at East Rickardsville Methodist-Episcopalian Cemetery, Rickardsville, Dubuque Co., IA, Findagrave #13343191.

Citations

  1. [S1914] 1920 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 478.
  2. [S2548] 1940 Federal Census, Buchanan County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1142.

Bertha May Forney

F, b. 5 April 1887
     Bertha May Forney was born on 5 April 1887 at York Co., PA. She was the daughter of David Franklin Forney and Annie Marie Thomas. Bertha May Forney was baptized on 22 February 1888 at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., PA. She married David Lowther Newcomer, son of David McGackey Newcomer and Frances E. Lowther, on 14 September 1920 at Hanover, York Co., PA.

Child of Bertha May Forney and David Lowther Newcomer

Beverly Forney1

F, b. circa 1924
     Beverly Forney was born circa 1924 at California.1 She was the daughter of Forrest Glenn Forney and Helen (?)1

Citations

  1. [S828] 1930 Federal Census, Alameda County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 100 - 112; FHL #2339835 - 47.

Burton Edmund Forney1

M, b. 26 June 1902, d. October 1979
     Burton Edmund Forney was born on 26 June 1902 at Illinois.1 He was the son of Isaac M. Forney and Mary Elizabeth Eikenberry.1 Occupation: Public school teacher in 1930. Burton Edmund Forney lived in April 1930 at Hinsdale, Valley Co., MT. He married Ruth Naiomi Fike, daughter of Noah J. Fike and Martha Saylor, on 6 June 1930 at Tustin, Orange Co., CA. Burton Edmund Forney lived on 1 April 1935 at Claremont, Los Angeles Co., CA.2 He lived on 11 April 1940 at 1607 Lagoon Avenue, Wilmington, Los Angeles Co., CA, high school teacher, public schools.2 He died in October 1979 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 77 dates per SSDI, last residence La Verne.

Child of Burton Edmund Forney and Ruth Naiomi Fike

Citations

  1. [S1914] 1920 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 478.
  2. [S1982] 1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, CA. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 377.

Catherine A. Forney

F, b. 4 June 1849, d. 21 August 1930
     Catherine A. Forney was born on 4 June 1849 at Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Michael Forney and Rachel Harner. Catherine A. Forney married Scott Trimmer, son of John David Trimmer and Rebecca Hinthorn, on 20 November 1873 at McLean Co., IL. Catherine A. Forney died on 21 August 1930 at La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 81.

Citations

  1. [S5055] 1850 Federal Census, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 828.

Charles L. Forney

M, b. circa 1869
     Charles L. Forney was born circa 1869 at Ohio. He married Emma (?) circa 1893.

Child of Charles L. Forney and Emma (?)

Claude Franklin Forney

M, b. 24 February 1883, d. 27 July 1969
     Claude Franklin Forney was born on 24 February 1883 at Hanover, York Co., PA. He was the son of David Franklin Forney and Annie Marie Thomas. Claude Franklin Forney married Cora N. Bair, daughter of Jacob S. Bair and Mary F. (?), circa 1909.1 Claude Franklin Forney died on 27 July 1969 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 86. He was buried in 1969 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Child of Claude Franklin Forney and Missouri M. Wine

Child of Claude Franklin Forney and Cora N. Bair

Citations

  1. [S1810] 1910 Federal Census, York County, Pennsylvania. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1433; FHL #1375446.
  2. [S1811] 1910 Federal Census, Carroll County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 562; FHL #1374575.

Claude Leroy Forney1

M, b. 1 July 1900, d. 18 March 1980
     Claude Leroy Forney was born on 1 July 1900 at Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Claude Franklin Forney and Missouri M. Wine.1,2 Claude Leroy Forney married Florence Mandella Saltzgiver, daughter of Harry Saltzgiver and Mandella Heil, circa 1920. Claude Leroy Forney lived on 20 May 1940 at Election District 6, Carroll Co., MD, farming.3 He died on 18 March 1980 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 79 OBITUARY - Find-A-Grave

Claude Leroy Forney, 79, of Hanover R. 2, died at his home Tuesday.
He was the son of the late James and Missouri (Wine) Martin.
He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and Sunday school. He had been a farmer in his early years. Then he was a contractor for 15 years, prior to becoming a road supervisor for West Manheim Township for 24 years, retiring in 1966.
He is survived by his wife, Florence (Saltzgiver) Forney of Hanover R. 2; a son, Levere Forney of Union Bridge, Md; two daughters, Mrs. Louise Williams of Hanover R. 2; and Mrs. Shirley Mickley of Abbottstown R. 1; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m.at Wetzel Funeral Home, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with the Rev. Carroll Luckenbaugh, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. Friends may call Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Children of Claude Leroy Forney and Florence Mandella Saltzgiver

Citations

  1. [S1811] 1910 Federal Census, Carroll County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 562; FHL #1374575.
  2. [S1812] 1880 Federal Census, Carroll County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 506; FHL #1254506.
  3. [S4793] 1940 Federal Census, Carroll County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1544.

Clyde William Forney1

M, b. 18 July 1935, d. 8 December 2001
     Clyde William Forney was also known as "Bill". He was born on 18 July 1935 at Los Angeles Co., CA.1 He was the son of Burton Edmund Forney and Ruth Naiomi Fike.1 Clyde William Forney died on 8 December 2001 at Reno, Washoe Co., NV, at age 66. He was buried in December 2001 at Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, NV, Findagrave #125620082.

Citations

  1. [S1982] 1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, CA. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 377.

Rev. Daniel Long Forney

M, b. 1 October 1865, d. 29 April 1947
     Rev. Daniel Long Forney was born on 1 October 1865 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Rev. Daniel Long Forney married Anna Marie Shull, daughter of George Shull and Elizabeth Brubaker, on 1 January 1896 at North Manchester, Wabash Co., IN, Daniel remarried to Ellen Heckman Wagner in April, 1941. Rev. Daniel Long Forney lived on 21 April 1910 at Township 8, Fresno Co., CA, Minister.1 He died on 29 April 1947 at Tulare Co., CA, at age 81

Obituary -- The Pomona Progress Bulletin, Pomona, California; Tuesday, 15 APR 1941, p13 (Newspapers.com):

Rev. D. L. Forney

LA VERNE, April 29 -- Rev. D. L. Forney, 82, of 2259 4th street, La Verne, retired missionary, passed away suddenly at 6:15 o'clock this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Virgil Kindy, in Visalia. He had been in the Kindy home for some time, since Mrs. Forney became ill and was removed to San Diego to stay with her daughter there.

Mr. Forney served two terms as a missionary in India with his former wife, Anna Shull Forney, who died in 1938. He was married May 4, 19__ to Ellen Heckman Wagner, also retired missionary to India.

Survivors are Mrs. Forney, three daughters, Mrs. Kindy, Mrs. Cosner of Waterford, and Mrs. Helen Brooks of Anklesvar, India.

Funeral services will be held Friday (?). Details will be announced by Todd Memorial chapel when arrangements are complete.


Funeral Notice -- The Pomona Progress Bulletin, Pomona, California; Thursday, 01 MAY 1947; Page 24; (Newspapers.com):

Rev. Daniel L. Forney

Funeral services for Rev. Daniel L. Forney, 2259 4th street, La Verne, will be held in the Church of the Brethren at La Verne at 11 o'clock Saturday morning. Rev. Galen R. Ogden, pastor of the church, will officiate. Interment will be made in Evergreen cemetery. La Verne. Todd Memorial chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Forney passed away Tuesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Grace F. Kindy, in Visalia.

He was buried in May 1947 at La Verne Cemetery, La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #20808758.
Note: Newspaper Article -- The Pomona Progress Bulletin, Pomona, California; Monday, 28 SEP 1942; Page 5; (Newspapers.com):

La Verne News

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Kindy and children, Richard and Kay, of Burbank, were week end guests at the home of her folks, Elder and Mrs. D. L. Forney. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cosner and four children of Azusa joined them on Saturday. A birthday dinner honoring Elder and Mrs. Forney, Richard Kindy and little Marie Ann Cosner took place on Saturday noon. Places were also marked for Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Lear, Miss Helen Forney and Miss Nannie McCullough. Mrs. Cosner is the former Lucile Forney, daughter of the host.

Children of Rev. Daniel Long Forney and Anna Marie Shull

Citations

  1. [S4164] 1910 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 76; FHL #1374089.

David Franklin Forney

M, b. 1 February 1845, d. 21 May 1913
     David Franklin Forney was born on 1 February 1845 at Heidelberg Twp., York Co., PA. He was the son of Abner Wirt Forney and Louisa Ann Wortz. David Franklin Forney began military service on 15 June 1863 Civil War, Coporal, Co. I, 26 Pennsylvania Emergency Regiment, mustered out 30 July 1863 after the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania; re-enlisted 14 July 1864 as a private in Capt. Sanno's Independent Cavalry Company of Pennsylvania, discharged at the expiration of his term of service.


Note: Newspaper Article - Hanover Spectator, September 29, 1865

Painful Accident - We learn that Mr. David Forney, son of Abner Forney, Esq., residing on Baltimore Street, met with a very painful accident on Thursday last, the 21st inst. It appears he was engaged in splitting wood in a shed attached to his father's residence, and whilst in the act of splitting a piece the axe struck a beam or plank overhead, and glancing off descended upon one of his feet, inflicting a frightful wound. Surgical aid was immediately procured, and he is now doing as well as the circumstance of the case will admit of.



He married Annie Marie Thomas, daughter of George Thomas, on 3 December 1874 at York Co., PA. David Franklin Forney died on 21 May 1913 at Hanover Borough, Penn Twp., York Co., PA, at age 68

OBITUARY - Hanover Record Herald, May 21, 1913

David F. Forney Answers the Last Roll Call -- Was ill for Some Time.

David F. Forney, an esteemed citizen of Hanover, died at his home, No. 807 Centennial avenue, at 7 o'clock this morning, from a complication of diseases. His age was 68 years, 3 months and 21 days.

The deceased was a son of Abner W. and Louisa Forney, well-known citizens of Hanover, and he is survived by a widow, three sons and two daughters, Misses Bertha and Irene, at home; Raymond, residing on West Hanover street; William, living in Penn Township and Claude, of Omaha, Nebraska. He is also survived by his mother and one sister, Miss Lucy Forney, of Baltimore street; also, one brother Ezra Forney, of Penn Township, near Hanover.

During the year 1874 he was married to Miss Annie M. Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas, of Hanover, and then engaged in farming on the homestead farm, near the borough limits. About ten years ago he relinquished farming, and moved his residence to Centennial Avenue.

Mr. Forney was a veteran of the Civil War, and a member of Major Jenkins Post, No. 99, G. A. R. He first enlisted on the 15th of June, 1863, as corporal of Company I, 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Regiment, and was mustered out of service, July 30, 1863, after the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania. July 14, 1864, he re-enlisted as a private in Capt. Sanno's Independent Cavalry Company of Pennsylvania, and was discharged at the expiration of his term of service.

Funeral, Saturday, May 24th, services at the house at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. A. M. Heilman, of St. Matthew's Lutheran church, assisted by Rev. J. W. Glover, of the Methodist church. Interment on the family lot in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

He was buried in May 1913 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Children of David Franklin Forney and Annie Marie Thomas

David Hershey Forney

M, b. 26 May 1863, d. 16 July 1952
     David Hershey Forney was born on 26 May 1863 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. David Hershey Forney married Leah Shaeffer, daughter of Martin Shaeffer and Leah Shirk, on 25 December 1884. David Hershey Forney lived in June 1900 at Liberty Twp., Valley Co., NE.1 He died on 16 July 1952 at Raisin City, Fresno, CA, at age 89.

Children of David Hershey Forney and Leah Shaeffer

Citations

  1. [S1642] 1900 Federal Census, Valley County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 941; FHL #1240941.

Edith Lucile Forney1

F, b. 15 June 1909, d. 8 October 2004
     Edith Lucile Forney was born on 15 June 1909 at Reedley, Fresno Co., CA.1 She was the daughter of Rev. Daniel Long Forney and Anna Marie Shull.1 Edith Lucile Forney married Joseph Daniel Cosner on 27 November 1931 at Los Angeles Co., CA. Edith Lucile Forney lived on 30 April 1940 at Thermal Twp., Riverside Co., CA.2 She lived in 1946 at Waterford, Stanislaus Co., CA, per son Richard's obituary. She died on 8 October 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA, at age 95

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

E. Lucile Forney Cosner, 95, of Salida died Oct. 8 at Memorial Medical Center, Modesto.

Mrs. Cosner was a native of Reedley. She lived in Salida four years and previously lived in Waterford many years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and Waterford Church of the Brethren, where she served on the church board, sang in the choir, was a delegate to the annual church conference, taught Sunday school and helped with the nursery child care.

She is survived by her children, Edith Ott, Marie Ingerman, John Cosner, Ruth Kaler, Rachel Phillips, Steven and Kenneth Cosner; and 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Cosner; and children Esther Cosner and Richard Cosner.


The Modesto Bee, Modesto, California; Wednesday, 13 Oct 2004; Page B4; (Newspapers.com):

Lucile Cosner
June 15, 1909 --- Oct. 8, 2004

Lucile Forney Cosner, 95, of Salida died Friday at Memorial Medical Center, Modesto.

Mrs. Cosner was a native of Reedley. She lived in Salida four years and previously lived in Waterford many years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and Waterford Church of the Brethren, where she served on the church? ? board, sang in the choir, was a delegate to the annual church conference, taught Sunday school and helped with the nursery child care.

She is survived by her children, Kenneth Cosner of Riverbank, Edith Ott of Westlake Village, John Cosner of Modesto and Steven Cosner of Fresno; and 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Cosner; and children, Marie Ingerman, Ruth Kaler and Rachel Phillips.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Modesto Church of the Brethren, with burial at Turlock Memorial Park. No visitation.

Reentrances may be made to the Heifer Project International, 3906 E. Don Pedro Road, Ceres 95307 or Modesto Church of the Brethren Outreach Ministries, 2301 W9oodland Ave., Modesto 98358.

She was buried in October 2004 at Turlock Memorial Park, Turlock, Stanislaus Co., CA, Findagrave #123330146, or possibly in the Modesto Pioneer Cemetery, where there is a headstone with her name and dates, along with her son Richard and daughter Esther. That is Findagrave #124378814 .

Children of Edith Lucile Forney and Joseph Daniel Cosner

Citations

  1. [S4164] 1910 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 76; FHL #1374089.
  2. [S3528] 1940 Federal Census, Riverside County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 279.

Edmund Forney

M, b. 5 April 1838, d. 30 November 1926
     Edmund Forney was born on 5 April 1838 at Somerset Co., PA. He was the son of Michael Forney and Rachel Harner. Edmund Forney married Elizabeth Hershey, daughter of Isaac Hershey and Susan Long, on 24 April 1862 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. Edmund Forney died on 30 November 1926 at La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 88. He was buried in December 1926 at La Verne Cemeterry, La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #20808747.

Children of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey

Edward J. Forney

M, b. 7 April 1881, d. 28 September 1954
     Edward J. Forney was born on 7 April 1881 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Edward J. Forney married Caroline Antoinette Plate, daughter of Louis A. Plate and Laura A. Miller, on 30 April 1903 at Kane Co., IL. Edward J. Forney married Mary Ellen Rue, daughter of Henry Godfrey Rue and Cora A. Skinner, circa 1905, 1910 census (April) shows married 5 years.1 Edward J. Forney lived in April 1910 at 239 South Liberty Street, Elgin, Kane Co., IL.1 Occupation: Linotypist at a publishing house in April 1910.1 He lived in January 1920 at Chino, San Bernardino Co., CA.2 Occupation: General farming in January 1920.2 Occupation: Fruit grower in 1930.3 He lived in April 1930 at La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA.3 He married Leathie Mabel Pyfer in May 1947. Edward J. Forney died on 28 September 1954 at Dixon, Lee Co., IL, at age 73. He was buried in 1954 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon, Lee Co., IL, Findagrave #101952656.

Child of Edward J. Forney and Caroline Antoinette Plate

Children of Edward J. Forney and Mary Ellen Rue

Citations

  1. [S2544] 1910 Federal Census, Kane County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 297; FHL #1374310.
  2. [S2546] 1920 Federal Census, San Bernardino County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 128.
  3. [S706] 1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 124 - 176; FHL #2339859 - 911.