William Montgomery Forrest

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William Montgomery Forrest

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States
Death: Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Cause of death: Stroke
Place of Burial: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA) and Mary Ann Forrest
Husband of Jane Taylor Forrest
Father of Mary E Bradley; Nathan Bedford Forrest II; James Cook Forrest and William Montogmery Forrest, Jr
Brother of Frances Ann Forrest

Managed by: Kathleen Huckaby Yett
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About William Montgomery Forrest

From the 1850 federal census, William M. Forrest lived with his father, mother, and sister at DeSoto County, Mississippi. The family at the time consisted of:

  • Head Bedford Forrest 29
  • Wife Mary Ann Forrest 23
  • Son William M Forrest 4
  • Daughter Francis A Forrest 2

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

1846
September 28, 1846
DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States
1869
August 12, 1869
Age 22
Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States
1871
August 1871
Age 24
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
1872
1872
Age 25
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
1875
1875
Age 28
1908
February 7, 1908
Age 61
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States