Posted By:Brenda Compton
Subject:Re: Looking for the 2 Manoah/Menoah Fogry of S C
Post Date:May 17, 2005 at 08:17:37
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Margaret, I am Brenda McPherson Compton, my dadís line is James McPherson, b. 1782 and he married Rachel Forgy, daughter of Jonathan Forgy and Margaret [ Peggy ] Hendrix.
I left the census below as I took if off the records, as you can see the name is misspelled, his name is Menoah Forgy and listed as Dumb.


Note: This microfilm is distorted and can't be read at all; Genealogy.Com 1820 Census, Laurens, S.C.
[ The person who read this microfilm, must have had a distorted film, the one below is from the same film and could be read]

James McPherson found in:
Census Microfilm Records: South Carolina, 1820
State: South Carolina
Series: M33
Roll: 121
Part: 1
Page: 36
Note: Genealogy.Com 1820 Census, Laurens, S.C.

1152 McPherson, James m age 67 SC Farmer $6000
Rachal f age 58 SC
Matison m age 23 SC
Elihue m age 21 SC
Sarah f age 19 SC
Forgy Noah m age 60 SC (dumb)

1829 South Carolina Census Laurens District;
There is a William McPhearson listed in the 1829 census as head of a
family of 6. There is also a James McPhearson heading a family of 9. There
is no age or sex information in the 1829 census. James and William appear to
have lived in the same general vicinity.

[ If the middle name is wrong below; please correct me]

Descendants of Manoah Dr. Davis Forgy

Generation No. 1

       1. Manoah Dr. Davis5 Forgy (Asa Jackson4, Jonathon3 Forgey, Samuel2, John1 Forgy)1 was born March 09, 1841 in Laurens County, South Carolina1, and died November 29, 1905 in Bells, Grayson Co, TX1. He married Caroline Eugenia Williams. She was born February 24, 1850 in North Carolina, and died December 12, 1940 in Memphis, Texas.

Notes for Manoah Dr. Davis Forgy:

Manoah Forgy found in:
Census Microfilm Records: Texas, 1900
Lived in: 1 Justice Precinct, Hall County, Texas
Series: T623 Microfilm: 1641 Book: 2 Page: 26

[ this is off the Greenville County Library Hertiage Collection]


Forgy Manoah Head Male W. age 59 March 1841 Married -age of Marriage 30 B. S.C.

Euginia Wife Female W. age 48 Feb. 1852 Married- age of marriage 30 b. N.C.

George E. Son Male W April 1873 27 S B. Texas

Herbert E. Son Male W Dec. 1880 19

More About Manoah Dr. Davis Forgy:
Burial: December 02, 1905, Bells, Grayson Co, TX

More About Caroline Eugenia Williams:
Burial: 1940, Memphis, Texas