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William B. Forsyth

Male 1850 - 1940  (90 years)


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  • Name William B. Forsyth 
    Census 1850  Jackson Township, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 7 Feb 1850  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Salem Township, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Port Jefferson, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1870  Port Jefferson, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clerk in dry goods store. 
    Census 1880  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Boot & Shoe Merchant 
    Census 1900  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Real Estate Agent 
    Census 1910  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1910  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Manufacturer/Toilet Articles 
    Census 1920  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1920  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Manufacturer of Toilet articles 
    Census 1930  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1930  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Proprietor of Toilet Goods Store 
    Census 1940  Eustis, Lake County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Nov 1940  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Proviso, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In 1910 William can be found in Chicago Illinois living alone in a home with 2 female lodgers. He is listed as Employer/Manufacturer of toilet supplies and the 2 females living in his home both also work at making toilet supplies, one being a "forewoman" and the other being a clerk. William is listed as still being in his first marriage, just as Mary is back in Ohio.

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      Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920

      Name: William B. Forsyth
      Age: 62
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1849
      Marriage Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 11 Nov 1911
      Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
      Spouse Name: Edna M. Thompson
      Spouse Age: 40
      Spouse Gender: Female
      FHL Film Number: 1030512
    • (Medical):Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947

      Name: William B. Forsyth
      Birth Date: 7 Feb 1850
      Birth Place: Shelby County, Ohio
      Death Date: 10 Nov 1940
      Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
      Burial Date: 14 Nov 1940
      Burial Place: Proviso, Cook, Illinois
      Cemetery Name: Oakridge
      Death Age: 90
      Occupation: past pres. Dr. C. H. Berr
      Race: White
      Marital Status: M
      Gender: Male
      Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
      Spouse Name: Edna
      FHL Film Number: 1953585
    Person ID I1143  Shelby County OhGenWeb
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2016 

    Father John Person Forsyth,   b. 1826, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rachel B.,   b. 1829, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F240  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary J. Thirkield,   b. 1851, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1930, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1871  Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Forsyth,   b. 19 Apr 1874, Port Jefferson, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1886  (Age 11 years)
     2. Frederick M. Forsyth,   b. 17 May 1876, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1964, San Diego, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Infant Forsyth,   b. 28 Aug 1878, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1878  (Age 0 years)
     4. Raymond Forsyth,   b. 27 May 1883, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1908  (Age 25 years)
     5. Infant Forsyth,   b. 18 Aug 1883, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1883, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Harry K. Forsyth,   b. 1889, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1963  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Edna Maud Dolsen,   b. 1873, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Nov 1911  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F244  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mammoth Shoe Store Shoe Box Card
    Mammoth Shoe Store Shoe Box Card
    An advertisement that would be found in a box of shoes
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    From Feb. 22, 1878 The Shelby County Democrat Newspaper
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    From December 27, 1878 The Shelby County Democrat Newspaper
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    Mammoth Shoe Store Ad
    May 1879
    W. B. Forsyth Ad
    W. B. Forsyth Ad

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    Mammoth Shoe Store
    Mammoth Shoe Store (9)