I have been given some information from other persons that have correlated well, so I feel confident that I have a line for you to use in your Uncle Thomas' lineage.I am an amateur at this, so please do follow up and prove these connections because I do not want to mislead you unknowingly.
My sources were Pat Adkison, Bruce Wiland, Vivian Forson Buck, Janis Forson Raines, Gladys W. Forson, the 1870 Suwannee Co., FL census, the 1900 Bosque Co., TX census and my grandma's bible that my aunt is in possession of at this time.
Thomas Forson-b. 3-10-1837, m. Mathilda Sowder, d. 1897
sired Robert E., James, and Patrick Henry -and possibly others.
Robert E.-b. 1864, FL, m. Minnie Lee Helton, d. 1929,
sired Willie Lee Forson , Ira, Allison, Maude, Katie Mae
Willie Lee Forson-b. 1890, d. 1970 in Clifton, Tx.
sired Willie Woodrow, Brown Lee, Joe Daniel, Vivian, Bobby Joyce, Janis,
Willie Woodrow-b. 9-3-1917 in Clifton, Tx., m. Gladys Lissete Wiede, sired Sandra Jean, Connie Jo, Barry Woodrow, Donald Ray
Barry Woodrow-sired Russell, Brett Wayne
Patrick Henry (my great grandfather-as listed in the family Bible)-b. 10-11-1866, m. Mary Lizzie Sawders(b. 9-14-1874 in Kosse, Tx., d. 10-25-1954), d. 5-30-1953 in Temple, Tx.
sired Glen, Eunice, Mary, Elizabeth, Claude Hermit (maybe called Kenneth), and Erna.
Claude Hermit-b. 2-4-1900, m. Martha DyDamie Farr (b. 8-14-1904 in Temple, Tx., d. 12-25-1977 in Lubbock, Tx.), d. 8-17-1979 in Amarillo, Tx. buried in Dimmitt, Tx.(had second wife-Cleo)
sired Dorthy Louise, Claudine, Joy Natalie, Patrick Henry, Kenneth Gail
Kenneth Gail-b. 6-30-1934, m. Patsy Ruth Morris, second wife-widowed Doris Jean Beecher Elliott
sired Katherine Gail and Margaret Elaine
Katherine Gail-b. 10-7-1964, m. Robert John Merriman, birthed Kenneth Ross Merriman, Katherine Renee (named Turner due to adoption by second husband)
second husband-Christopher John Turner, birthed Michael Jerry Turner.
I do hope this all works out well for you.If you need more detailed information, please email me and I will be happy to help you with it.Also, please email me any corrections if my data is incorrect.I would so much appreciate it.Thank you.
Katherine Gail Forson Turner