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.

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 E. 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 Iowa.1 She was the daughter of Isaac M. Forney and Mary E. Eikenberry.1 Belva Lucille Forney married William L. Kline, son of John Russell Kline and Alice Naomi Sanderson, on 25 December 1930. 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 dates per SSDI, last residence Durango.

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, Series T626, Rolls 108 - 110; FHL #2339843 - 45.

Burton E. Forney1

M, b. 26 June 1902, d. October 1979
     Burton E. Forney was born on 26 June 1902 at Illinois.1 He was the son of Isaac M. Forney and Mary E. Eikenberry.1 Occupation: Public school teacher in 1930. Burton E. Forney lived in April 1930 at Hinsdale, Valley Co., MT. He died in October 1979 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 77 dates per SSDI, last residence La Verne.

Citations

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

Catherine A. Forney

F
     Catherine A. Forney was the daughter of Michael Forney and Rachel Horner. Catherine A. Forney married Scott Trimmer, son of John David Trimmer and Rebecca Hinthorn, on 20 November 1873 at McLean Co., IL.

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 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.

Child 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.

Daniel L. Forney

M, b. 1 October 1865, d. 29 April 1947
     Daniel L. Forney was born on 1 October 1865 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Daniel L. Forney married Anna M. Schull, daughter of George Schull and Elizabeth Brubaker, on 1 January 1896 at North Manchester, Wabash Co., IN. Daniel L. Forney died on 29 April 1947 at La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 81.

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.

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 Horner. 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.

Children of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey

Edward J. Forney

M, b. 7 April 1881, d. 20 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 Carolyn Antoinette Plate, daughter of Louis Plate and Laura A. Miller, on 30 April 1903 at Woodstock, McHenry Co., IL. Edward J. Forney married Mary Ellen Rue, daughter of Henry G. Rue and Cora A. Skinner, circa 1904, 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 20 September 1954 at Dixon, Lee Co., IL, at age 73.

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, National Archives Series T626, Rolls 124 - 176; FHL #2339859 - 911.

Ella Forney

F, b. 20 April 1879, d. 12 August 1927
     Ella Forney was born on 20 April 1879 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. She was the daughter of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Ella Forney married Lorenzo Jacob Lehman, son of Hiram Lehman and Elizabeth Knavel, on 31 March 1909. Ella Forney died on 12 August 1927 at La Verne, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 48.

Children of Ella Forney and Lorenzo Jacob Lehman

Citations

  1. [S790] 1920 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, California. Microfilm Image, Series T625, Rolls 102 -120.

Elmer Forney

M, b. 25 November 1874, d. 12 October 1875
     Elmer Forney was born on 25 November 1874 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL. He was the son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey. Elmer Forney died on 12 October 1875 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL.

Elmo Murray Forney

M, b. May 1875, d. 25 September 1950
     Elmo Murray Forney was born in May 1875 at Ohio. He was the son of Ezra Wirt Forney and Ada F. Snodgrass. Elmo Murray Forney married Fannie May Hamm, daughter of Samuel Hamm and Mary Stump, circa 1903, no children. Elmo Murray Forney died on 25 September 1950 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 75 OBITUARY

ELMO M. FORNEY
Elmo M. Forney, 75, who resided at the home of his niece, Mrs. Austin Noble, 221 North George street, died this morning at 2:45 o'clock in the Hanover General Hospital, where he was a patient one day. He had been ill one week. He was a son of the late Ezra W. and Ada Snodgrass Forney and retired 25 years ago as a silk weaver, his wife, Fannie Hamm Forney, died seven years ago. Surviving is one brother, Abner E. Forney, 19 Pleasant street. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the William A. Feiser funeral home, Carlisle Street. The Rev. Dr. Harry Hursh Beidleman, pastor of St. Matthew's Lutheran church, will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday evening at the Feiser funeral home.

Austin Noble, born 17 May 1918, died Aug 1974, SSN 189-07-2588, issued: Pennsylvania, last residence: Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania, married one of Elmo's nieces.

He was buried in September 1950 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Ezra Wirt Forney

M, b. 8 May 1847, d. 1937
     Ezra Wirt Forney was born on 8 May 1847 at Heidelberg Twp., York Co., PA. He was the son of Abner Wirt Forney and Louisa Ann Wortz. Ezra Wirt Forney was christened on 1 July 1847 at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., PA. He married Ada F. Snodgrass, daughter of Robert Snodgrass and Eleanor Ellen Robinson, on 28 September 1872 at York Co., PA. Ezra Wirt Forney died in 1937. He was buried in 1937 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Children of Ezra Wirt Forney and Ada F. Snodgrass

Forrest Glenn Forney1

M, b. 19 May 1895, d. 15 May 1977
     Forrest Glenn Forney was born on 19 May 1895 at Thayer Co., NE.1 He was the son of David Hershey Forney and Leah Shaeffer.1 Forrest Glenn Forney was Member, Church of the Brethren, per WW I draft registration. He began military service U. S. Navy, World War I. He married Helen (?).2 Forrest Glenn Forney lived in April 1930 at Eden Twp., Alameda Co., CA.2 He died on 15 May 1977 at Fresno Co., CA, at age 81. He was buried in May 1977 at Raisin City Cemetery, Raisin, Fresno Co., CA.

Children of Forrest Glenn Forney and Helen (?)

Citations

  1. [S1642] 1900 Federal Census, Valley County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 941; FHL #1240941.
  2. [S828] 1930 Federal Census, Alameda County, California. Microfilm Image, Series T626, Rolls 108 - 110; FHL #2339843 - 45.

Guy Abner Forney

M, b. 16 January 1880, d. 4 September 1885
     Guy Abner Forney was born on 16 January 1880 at Hanover, York Co., PA. He was the son of David Franklin Forney and Annie Marie Thomas. Guy Abner Forney was christened on 20 January 1881 at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., PA. He died on 4 September 1885 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 5. He was buried in September 1885 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Harlan Milton Forney1

M, b. 28 October 1887
     Harlan Milton Forney was born on 28 October 1887 at Davenport, Thayer Co., NE, per WW I draft registration.1 He was the son of David Hershey Forney and Leah Shaeffer.1 Harlan Milton Forney lived in 1917 at Route "G", Fresno, Fresno Co., CA; per WW I draft registration. He was Church of the Brethren, per WW I draft registration. He married Elizabeth Fike, daughter of Samuel Fike and Sarah Kimmel, on 14 January 1918.2 Harlan Milton Forney lived in January 1920 at South G Street, Madera, Madera Co., CA.2 He lived in April 1930 at 520 N Street, Sanger City, Fresno Co., CA.3

Child of Harlan Milton Forney and Elizabeth Fike

Citations

  1. [S1642] 1900 Federal Census, Valley County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 941; FHL #1240941.
  2. [S2539] 1920 Federal Census, Madera County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 101.
  3. [S2540] 1930 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 118; FHL #2339853.

Helen G. Forney1

F, b. 12 March 1904
     Helen G. Forney was born on 12 March 1904 at Illinois.1 She was the daughter of Isaac M. Forney and Mary E. Eikenberry.1 Helen G. Forney married Floyd O. Denlinger, son of Orion C. Denlinger and Lydia Eikenberry, on 18 October 1980 at Los Angeles Co., CA.

Citations

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

Henrietta Gabriel Forney

F, b. 10 July 1849, d. 9 April 1873
     Henrietta Gabriel Forney was born on 10 July 1849 at Heidelberg Twp., York Co., PA. She was the daughter of Abner Wirt Forney and Louisa Ann Wortz. Henrietta Gabriel Forney was christened on 11 February 1850 at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., PA. She married Ignatius Charles Dellone, son of Jacob Dellone and Maria Cecilia McCabe, on 11 September 1867 at Conewago Twp., Adams Co., PA. Henrietta Gabriel Forney died on 9 April 1873 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 23. She was buried in April 1873 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA.

Children of Henrietta Gabriel Forney and Ignatius Charles Dellone