Margaret, I am Brenda McPherson Compton, my dad’s 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 MenoahForgy and listed as Dumb.
Note: This microfilm is distorted and can't be read at all; Genealogy.Com1820 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 County:LAURENS Locale:NO TWP LISTED Series:M33 Roll:121 Part:1 Page:36 Note: Genealogy.Com1820 Census, Laurens, S.C.
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: T623Microfilm:1641Book:2Page:26
[ this is off the Greenville County Library Hertiage Collection]
FORGY MANOAH59 MWSCTXHALL 1 J-PCT 1900
Forgy ManoahHead MaleW.age 59March 1841 Married -age of Marriage 30 B. S.C.
Euginia WifeFemaleW.age48Feb. 1852Married- age of marriage30 b. N.C.
George E. SonMaleWApril 187327SB. Texas
Herbert E. SonMaleWDec. 188019
More About Manoah Dr. Davis Forgy: Burial: December 02, 1905, Bells, Grayson Co, TX
More About Caroline Eugenia Williams: Burial: 1940, Memphis, Texas