Oldham Family History

FORSYTHE, David Sr

Male 1740 - 1808  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name FORSYTHE, David 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born Between 1735 and 1740  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth Abt 1735  Kiliscoven, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Weaver and Farmer 
    Died 1808  Floyd's Fork, Bullitt County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • History of the Forsythe Family - Jeffries: Originally from Scotland, mov ed to Ireland, due to prosecution. Later came to America with his broth er William. His brother Matthew moved to France. John and William arriv ed in America about 1770. Moved from Scotland to Killiecolvan, Ireland, l eft Ireland about 1769. Originally settled near Bunker Hill, Northumberla nd County, Virginia (Near Martinsburg, Virginia) Being a weaver by trad e, he started a mill and looms for other immigrants. In 1794 the family b egan their move to Kentucky. They settled in Floyde's Fork near Middleto n, Kentucky (older than Louisville, Kentucky)

      Page 432 Deed Record of Louisville, Kentucky - Wallace deed bearing da te 11 November 1808 gives 90 acres of land to Nancy Daniels, Elizabeth Bri dges, John Forsythe, Letitia, Margaret (by Dowager rights) Mary Forsyth e, Robert Forsythe and Maria Forsythe. Margaret Mc Gibbon Forsythe was na med Administrator of estate with James and David Forsyth. James Forsyth w as appointed guardian of minor children Robert and Maria
    Person ID I623  oldham
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2011 

    Family MCGIBBON, Margaret,   b. 1757, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1837, Ninevah Twp., Johnson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. FORSYTHE, Turpin
     2. FORSYTHE, Thomas,   b. 1775,   d. Bef 1809, Washington County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. FORSYTHE, Nancy,   b. 1779,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. FORSYTHE, Elizabeth,   b. 1781,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. FORSYTHE, David Jr.,   b. 15 Dec 1781, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1868, Ninevah Twp., Johnson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. FORSYTHE, James,   b. 1777-1785, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Trafalgar, Johnson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     7. FORSYTHE, Letitia,   b. 1786,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. FORSYTHE, John,   b. 1789,   d. 1829  (Age 40 years)
     9. FORSYTHE, Margaret,   b. 1793,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. FORSYTHE, Mary,   b. 1794,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. FORSYTHE, Robert Cannedy,   b. 5 Jul 1796, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1870, Johnson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     12. FORSYTHE, Maria,   b. 1799,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1735 and 1740 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1808 - Floyd's Fork, Bullitt County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S558] DAR Bible Record of Johnson Co.(David Forsythe Sr & David Forsyth Jr -pg 69).