William Montgomery Forrest

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William Montgomery Forrest

Birthplace: De Soto, MS, USA
Death: Died in Shelby, TN, USA
Cause of death: Stroke
Place of Burial: Memphis, Shelby , Tn., USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA); Nathan Bedford Forrest; Mary Ann Forrest and Mary Ann Forrest
Husband of Jane Forrest
Father of Nathan Bedford Forrest II
Brother of Fanny Forrest and Frances A Forrest

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About William Montgomery Forrest

Passing of William Montgomery Forrest

It has been said that he went to a play in Memphis about his father General Nathan Bedford Forrest. The actor portraying his his father was such a great likeness that he had a stroke and died.

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William Montgomery Forrest's Timeline

September 28, 1846
De Soto, MS, USA
Age 25
February 7, 1908
Age 61
Shelby, TN, USA
Memphis, Shelby , Tn., USA