Searching for the parentage of & info about Thomas Forester (sometimes spelled Forrester or Forister).No middle name was used or found. This Thomas Forester was Brn between 1802 > 1810 in N.C.(listed as Ga. in some census). Thomas Forister/Forester/Forrester lived and owned property in Habersham Co.Ga. near Mud Creek district and also in Center Hill area in or near Clarkesville. His 1st known marriage was to Jemima Mize, dgt. of Zachariah Mize and Jemimah Taylor. Known children of Thomas Forester and Jemima Mize were: Zachariah Hezekiah who married Frances and had son named John. Hezekiah founded the New Hope Baptist Church near Cornelia. Sarah M. (Middle name may have been Malinda) Susannah William D.M. Thomas R. Catherine Louisa who married William Summer Murphy James Jarrett who married Susannah Cash-dgt.of Howard C. Cash (James J.& Susannah migrated west, 1st settled in Murray Co. Ga., then traveled on to homestead land in DeKalb Co. Alabama.
Ater wife Jemima died, Thomas, age 60 married Malissa Dodd Harper in Habersham Co.
Any information will be much appreciated. Thanks very much. G.Jo Forrester-Rush Descendant of James Jarrett Forrester and Jemima Mize