Is it possible your Francis Marion Forney (female) had a father named Francis Marion Forney?
In my records I have the following:
Descendants of Francis Marion Forney
1Francis Marion Forney b: Abt. 1855 Livingston Co, IL d: Abt. 1933 Butler Co, IA
.+Minnie Elizabeth Billheimer b: Abt. 1867 d: Abt. 1933
*2nd Wife of Francis Marion Forney:
.+Amanda Bennett b: Abt. 1858 d: Abt. 1884 m: December 05, 1875 Clarksville, IA
Ancestors of Francis Marion Forney
Generation No. 1
<>Notes for Agnes Burnes:
Burial place: Lynnwood Cemetery, Butler Co, IA <>
<>Children of Christian Forney and Rebecca Prinse are:
i.John Charles Forney, born September 06, 1844; died 1925 in Washington State; married Kate H. Ebersold 1878.
ii.Sarah Forney, born Abt. 1846; died Abt. 1904; married Joseph Stephen Lloyd.
iii.Alexander Forney, born December 03, 1847; married (1) Mary Ellen Blake; married (2) Thena Cassel.
Children of Christian Forney and Agnes Burnes are:
i.Olive P Forney, born March 15, 1852 in Wabash Co, IN; died December 1908 in Dayton, IA; married Thomas Adams Clark January 19, 1873 in Butler Co, IA.
Notes for Olive P Forney:
Burial place: Lynnwood Cemetery, Butler Co, IA
ii.Dora Philora Forney, born Abt. 1854 in Livingston Co, IL; married Filord Fisher.
1iii.Francis Marion Forney, born Abt. 1855 in Livingston Co, IL; died Abt. 1933 in Butler Co, IA; married (1) Minnie Elizabeth Billheimer; married (2) Amanda Bennett December 05, 1875 in Clarksville, IA.
iv.Marion Forney, born Abt. 1856.
v.Isabelle Sephronia Forney, born April 01, 1858 in Butler Co, IA; died September 1945 in Iowa City, IA; married Atlas R. Long March 14, 1878 in Osage, IA.
Notes for Isabelle Sephronia Forney:
Burial place: Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, IA
vi.George W Forney, born March 04, 1861 in Butler Co, IA; died April 19, 1872 in Butler Co, IA.
Notes for George W Forney:
Burial place: Old Town Cemetery, Butler Co, IA
vii.Emma A. Forney, born Abt. 1870 in Butler Co, IA; died Abt. 1917; married (1) Ruben McCoy; married (2) Joseph W. Stepp.
Generation No. 3
4.Christian S Forney, born May 13, 1799 in PA; died June 13, 1870 in Indiana.He was the son of 8. Jacob Forney and 9. Magdalena Saylor.He married 5. Christina Noftsinger February 24, 1820 in Tuscarawas County OH.
5.Christina Noftsinger, born Abt. 1800; died Abt. 1845.She was the daughter of 10. Christian Noftsinger and 11. Mary.
Notes for Christian S Forney:
Both he and his 2nd wife Mary are buried in the Twibell Cemetery.in Blackford Co, IN
Children of Christian Forney and Christina Noftsinger are:
2i.Christian H Forney, born 1822 in Tuscarawas County OH; died Abt. 1897; married (1) Rebecca Prinse 1844; married (2) Agnes Burnes Abt. 1850.
ii.Jacob Forney, born 1824; died Abt. 1870; married Eliza Brandt May 31, 1846 in Wabash County, IN.
iii.Christina Forney, born Abt. 1825; died Abt. 1908; married Ephraim McKinney March 16, 1845.
iv.Mary Forney, born Abt. 1831; died Abt. 1923; married (1) Daniel Richmond; married (2) Unknown Cline; married (3) Stillman Chamberlin.
v.Abraham Charles Forney, born February 1832; died Abt. 1901; married Clara Clarissa Dillman.
Notes for Abraham Charles Forney:
In the 1880 census of Nebraska -- Pawnee County/Pawnee:
Abraham C Forney age 50 b. OH father b. OH mother b. OH
Clara C -------- age 34 b. IN father b. KY mother b. KY
Sylvenus E ----- age 10 b. NE
Christina E ---- age 7 b. NE
Martha C ------- age 5 b. NE
John W --------- age 4 b. NE
Gracie M ------- age 8/12 b. NE b. Sept
In the 1900c of California -- Lassen Co/#3
"Ace" Forney 68 b. Feb 1832 OH
Clara C 52 b. Apr 1848 IN
Sylveness 30 b. Mch 1870 NE
Frank M 17 b. Oct 1882 MT
James M 15 b. Apr 1885 OR
Laura M 12 b. Jly 1887 OR
1910c Colusa CA
Clara C 62 NE
Clara was living with a daughter --- listed as the
mother-in-law of John T Dunfield
vi.Daniel Forney, born February 1836; died Abt. 1906; married (1) Amanda L. Guy; married (2) Elizabeth Jones January 13, 1848.
vii.Magdalena Forney, born Abt. 1841; died Abt. 1921; married Ephraim C. Webster.
viii.George Forney, born Abt. 1843; married Melia Thompson.
Notes for George Forney:
NameRelation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
George FORNEYSelfMMaleW38PAWorks In Iron MillPAPA
Mahala FORNEYWifeMFemaleW36PAKeeping HousePAPA
Willmina FORNEYDauSFemaleW15PAAt SchoolPAPA
Henry FORNEYSonSMaleW8PAAt SchoolPAPA
ix.William B Forney, born Abt. 1845; married Margaret Malinda Winebrenner December 17, 1865 in Wabash County, Indiana.
Marriage Notes for William Forney and Margaret Winebrenner:
Marriage certificates, family records in possession of Helen Winebrenner, Chicago Illinois.
Generation No. 4
8.Jacob Forney, born Abt. 1755.He was the son of 16. John Forney and 17. Unknown.He married 9. Magdalena Saylor April 16, 1786 in Bedford County, PA.
9.Magdalena Saylor, born November 24, 1762.She was the daughter of 18. Johann Joseph Saylor and 19. Catrina Berkey.
Marriage Notes for Jacob Forney and Magdalena Saylor:
Also have marriage date as 16 MAR 1786
Children of Jacob Forney and Magdalena Saylor are:
i.Peter Forney, born Abt. 1794; married Magdalena Noftsinger February 22, 1820 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
ii.Francis Forney, born Abt. 1795; married Christian Berger.
iii.Maria Forney, born Abt. 1798; married Samuel Brant February 24, 1820 in Tuscawarus County, OH.
4iv.Christian S Forney, born May 13, 1799 in PA; died June 13, 1870 in Indiana; married (1) Christina Noftsinger February 24, 1820 in Tuscarawas County OH; married (2) Mary Browning September 26, 1847 in Grant County, IN.
v.Joseph Forney, born February 28, 1800 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania; died January 31, 1887 in Tuscarawas County, OH; married (1) Susan Miskimen; married (2) Elizabeth Peterman October 21, 1827.
Notes for Joseph Forney:
1880 United States Census
Census PlaceAuburn, Tuscarawas, Ohio
NameRelation StatusGenderRaceAge BirthplaceOccupationBirthplaceBirthplace
Martha LEVENGOODWifeMFemaleW55OKeeps HousePAO
Sarah LEVENGOODDauSFemaleW23OAt HomePAO
David LEVENGOODSonSMaleW19OWorks On FarmPAO
Sophia LEVENGOODDauSFemaleW17OAt HomePAO
Joseph can be found in the 1840 census of Bucks Twp, Tuscarawas Co, OH, page 264
Notes for Elizabeth Peterman:
Mary Elizabeth Starker PETERMAN
10.Christian Noftsinger.He married 11. Mary.
Children of Christian Noftsinger and Mary are:
5i.Christina Noftsinger, born Abt. 1800; died Abt. 1845; married Christian S Forney February 24, 1820 in Tuscarawas County OH.
ii.Magdalena Noftsinger, born Abt. 1800; married Peter Forney February 22, 1820 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
Generation No. 5
16.John Forney, born Abt. 1729; died 1769 in Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, PA.He married 17. Unknown.
17.Unknown, born Abt. 1732.
Children of John Forney and Unknown are:
ii.Catharine Forney, born Abt. 1753.
iii.Peter Forney, born Abt. 1754.
8iv.Jacob Forney, born Abt. 1755; married Magdalena Saylor April 16, 1786 in Bedford County, PA.