Thomas FORSYTH John A FORSYTH Leonard Jackson FORSYTH Louella H FORSYTH Amanda Emily CHRISTIAN Lavonia REED Mini tree diagram

Jason A FORSYTH6,8,8,1,2,3,9,5

Jun 18601,2,3,4,5 - before 19307

Life History

Jun 1860

Born in Cass County, Texas.1,2,3,4,5

23rd Dec 1880

Married Amanda Emily CHRISTIAN in Cass County, Texas.8

Sep 1881

Birth of son Thomas FORSYTH in Bowie County, Texas.6

18th May 1883

Birth of son John A FORSYTH in Bowie County, Texas.6

23rd Jan 1887

Birth of son Leonard Jackson FORSYTH in Bowie County, Texas.10,11,6

15th Jan 1892

Birth of daughter Louella H FORSYTH in Bowie County, Texas.4

7th Jul 1898

Married Lavonia REED in Bowie County, Texas.8

before 1910

Death of Lavonia REED in Bowie County, Texas

after 1930

Death of Amanda Emily CHRISTIAN in Red River County, Texas

before 1930

Died in Bowie County, Texas.7

UNKNOWN

Buried in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Red River County, Texas.6

Notes

  • In 1870 and 1880 Jason's parents reported he was born in Tennessee,but in later censuses he reported his birth state as Texas.

    In December 1880, Jason married Emily Christian.  One genealogyreports her naem as Amanda Emily Christian.

    Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
    Jason Forsyth
    Marriage Date 23 Dec 1880 Cass County, Texas
    Spouse Emily Christian

    Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
    1887
    J A Forsyth
    Bowie County, Texas

    Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
    J. A. Forsythe
    Gender Male
    Marriage 7 Jul 1898 Bowie County, Texas
    Spouse Lafania Read [Lavonia Reed]
    Source Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

    If this is the same Jason Forsyth, it woudl seem to mean that EmilyChristian diwed before 1898.  But after 1900, Jason's wife is namedAmanda or Mandy.  Some genealogies name Emily Christian and AmndaEmily Christian.

    1900 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas, 1 June, Precinct 4, District12, page 1A, Hse/Fam #2
    Forsyth, Jason A Head W M  Jun 1860 39 Married 2 yrs TX MO TN FarmerOwns
    Forsyth, Lavonia Wife W F F[eb?] 1882 18 Married 2 yrs 0 children/0living TX Unknown TX
    Forsyth, Thomas Son W M Sep 1881 18 Single TX TX TX Farm Laborer
    Forsyth, John Son W M May 1883 17 Single TX TX TX Farm Laborer
    Forsyth, Lenard Son W M Jan 1887 13 Single TX TX TX Farm Laborer
    Forsyth, Ella Dau W F Jan 1892 8 Single TX TX TX

    1910 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas, 18 April, Precinct 4,District 19, page 2A, Hse/Fam #23
    Forsyth, Jason A Head M W 49 Marriage 2 Married 8 years TX TN TNFarmerOwns
    Forsyth, Amanda  Wife F W 40 Marriage 1 Married 8 years children notrptd AR TN AR
    Moore, Audrey Stepdau 16 Single TX AR TX
    Moore, Ola Stepdau M W 14 TX AR TX
    Forsyth, Leonard Son M W 23 TX TX TX

    1920 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas, 19 January, Dalby Springs,District 21, page 2B, Hse/Fam #38
    Forsyth, Jason Head Owns M W 59 TX TN TN Farmer
    Forsyth, Mandy Wife F W 52 AR AR AR
    Goodman, Ora Dau F W 24 Widow TX TN AR
    Goodman, Gladys Granddau F W 2yrs8mos TX TX TX
    Goodman, Austin Dau F W 1yr2mos TX TX TX

    Jason was buried in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Red River County, Texas.His gravestone has no dates.  Family genealogies report he died in1925, but provide no documentation or details.  His third wife Amandais reported as a widow in the 1930 census.

    Jason Forsyth
    Birth  unknown
    Death  unknown
    Burial Cedar Creek Cemetery, Red River County, Texas
    Created by Granville & Patricia Murphy Apr 13, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #51037161,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=81&GScid=2801&GRid=51037161&

    There is another J A Forsyth buried in Collin County who died in 1925. I don't know if he is related to family of this Jason A Forsyth.

Sources

  • 1. 1900 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas
    • 1 June, Precinct 4, District 12, page 1A, Hse/Fam #2
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas
    • 21 June, Precinct 4, District 5, page 1335 (scan 109A), Hse/Fam #111
  • 3. 1920 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas
    • 19 January, Dalby Springs, District 21, page 2B, Hse/Fam #38
  • 4. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
  • 5. 1910 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas
    • 18 April, Precinct 4, District 19, page 2A, Hse/Fam #23
  • 6. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 7. 1930 Federal Census, Bowie County, Texas
    • 14 April, Justice Precinct 7, District 33, page 9A, Dalby Springs and
  • 8. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 9. Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
  • 10. 1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 9 May, North Prairie Township, District 12, page 9B, Hse/Fam #166
  • 11. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998

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