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Code
FTDNA Kit #
Earliest Known Forrest/Forrester Ancestors
Group A
F-005
50906
John Forrest, b 1757 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, d 1825 in Orchard, Lanarkshire, m 1779 in Carstairs, Lanarkshire to Janet Nimmo, b 1751 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, d 1825 in Lanarkshire. Son John Forrest, b 1787 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, d 1880 in McNab Twp, Renfrew Co, ON, Canada, m 1805 in Lanark, Lanarkshire to Marion Gilchrist, b 1777 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, d 1858 in McNab Twp, Renfrew Co, ON. About 1830 John, Marion and their family emigrated from Scotland to Renfrew Co, ON, Canada. F-005 is a third cousin once removed of F-007 and a fourth cousin twice removed of F-009.
F-007
60773
Same as for F-005. F-007 is a third cousin once removed of F-005 and a fifth cousin once removed of F-009.
F-009
72681
John Forrest, b 1757 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, d 1825 in Orchard, Lanarkshire, m 1779 in Carstairs, Lanarkshire to Janet Nimmo, b 1751 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, d 1825 in Lanarkshire. Son Robert Forrest, b 1783 in Carstairs, Lanarkshire, emigrated 1820 to Lanark Co, ON, Canada, moved 1827 to Renfrew Co, ON, and in 1842 to McHenry Co, IL, d 1850 in McHenry Co, IL, m 1806 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Helen Logan, b 1785 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, d 1854 in McHenry Co, IL. F-009 is a fourth cousin twice removed of F-005 and a fifth cousin once removed of F-007.
F-021
142170
Gavin Forrest, b 1775 in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, m Mary Cleland. Their son James Alexander Forrest, b 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland, m Jane Walker. James moved to Birkenhead, England where he operated a glass manufacturing company named J A Forrest and Co.
Group B
F-035
229693
Horatio Forrester, b 1795 in Greenville, SC. Son Champion Forrester, b 1834 in SC.
F-064
440110
John Corsterphine Forrester, b 1320 in Costorphine, Midlothian, Scotland, d 1350 in Dumfries-shire, Scotland.
F-083
694124
Elias W Forrester, lived in Spartansburg, SC in 1830s, m Harriet Pettit.
F-080
540694
James Forrester, d about 1755 in Orange Co, NC. His son James Jr moved to SC and his grandson Richard moved to Humphreys Co, TN.
F-017
N2698
The great grandfather of F-017 was an orphan; he and his descendants have the surname Cain. However, the match indicated here suggests that the biological ancestor of this line is a Forrest
F-037
N57290
Dillard Forrest, b about 1813 in SC.
F-039
283350
Henry Balus Forrest, b 1832 in Spartensburg, SC, d 1916 in Brighten, IL.
F-036
231326
James Forrester, b about 1690, d 1755, lived around Henrico City, VA. This line is believed to have come from Leith, East Midlothian, Scotland.
F-008
69284
William Henry Forrest, b about 1864 in Alabama.
F-066
491896
Richard Forrester, b 1760 in NC, d 1847 in Hickman Co, TN.
F-059
428418
F-059 was conceived in North Carolina from an encounter of his mother with an unknown man. The DNA results suggest his father was a Group B Forrest.
F-055
B15179
James Forrest, b 1630 in Scotland, transported in 1654 by Nicholas Merriwether to Westmoreland Co, VA, d 1710 in Henrico Co, VA, m Alice Porter.
F-076
527569
No information.
F-067
451736
Jeremiah John Forrester, b 1774, d 1852, m Anne Fisher, b 1776, d 1852. Their son Jeremiah Glynn Forrester, b 1808 in Martins Fork, Harlan Co, Kentucky, d 1888 in Martins Fork, Harlan Co, Kentucky, m Mary Polly Osborne, b 1813 in Martins Fork, Harlan Co, Kentucky, d 1903 in Harlan Co, Kentucky.
F-044
317086
Francis Newton Forester, b 1763, d 1856 in Rising Fawn, Dade Co, GA. F-044 is descended from his son Havelow Forester.
F-074
514579
James Horne, b 1725 in Baltimore Co, MD, d 1796. Although the surname for F-074 is Horne the DNA results indicate he shares an ancestor with these Forrest/Forresters.
F-003
49627
John H Forrest, b abt 1815, d abt 1854, m 1850 in Independence, Kenton Co, KY to Hester Ann Williams, b 1830 in Williamstown, Grant Co, KY, d 1922 in Arthur, Kanabec Co, MN. Son Cyrus Elmar Forrest, b 1852 in Gallatin Co, KY, d 1933 in Bloomington, Hennepin Co, MN, m 2nd 1893 in Gays, Moultrie Co, IL to Rose Lee Alexander, b 1862 in Mattoon, Coles Co, IL, d 1929 in St Peter, Nicollet Co, MN.
F-046
N28250
Ancestors came from Orange Co, NC. F-046 is a fourth cousin of Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Group C
F-001
47166
Samuel Tiler Forrest, b abt 1819, lived (1850 census) in Chariton Twp, Chariton Co, MO, d bef 1860, m 1842 in Howard Co, MO to Sarah (Sally) Winn, b 1820 in MO. Son Samuel Dickenson Forrest, b 1853 in Roanoke, Howard Co, MO, d 1939 in Filton, Callaway Co, MO, m 1872 in Chariton Co, MO to Cynthia Frances Belcher, b abt 1856 in VA.
F-038
251852
John Forester, b 1765 Wilkes, NC, d 1827 NC.
F-053
399969
Same as F-038. F-053 and F-038 are first cousins once removed.
F-062
433372
Eli Forester, b 1828 in SC, d 1913 in Winthrop Harbor, Lake Co, IL, m Irena Ann McConnell, b 1828 in Macon Co, NC.
D-018
104946
Alexander Dick, b about 1792 in NC or KY, m Elizabeth Wilson, b 1802. Son George W Dick, b about 1836 in KY, d after 1905 in KS, m 1859 in KY to Elizabeth Wilson, b 1846 in KY, d about 1890 in KS. Although the surname of D-018 is Dick the DNA results suggest he has a recent common ancestor with these Group C Forrests.
D-019
51024
Reuben Dick, d on a trip from SC to MO; the family ultrimately settled in 1820 in Selmer, TN. Son Thomas Jefferson Dick. Although the surname of D-019 is Dick the DNA results suggest he has a recent common ancestor with these Group C Forrests.
F-069
512197
Salathiel Pearson Forister, b 1835 in Georgia, d 1906 in Georgia. His father John Forister, b 1786 in North Carolina, d 1860 in Missouri.
F-010
74268
James Forrest, b 1787 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, m 1810 in Lanark, Lanarkshire. Son James Forrest, b 1811 in Lanark, Lanarkshire, m 1837 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, d 1880 in Falla, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
F-015
109633
Adam Forrest, b about 1801, Edinburgh, Scotland.
F-054
277443
David Tracey, b 1873 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. David was born out of wedlock and took his stepfather's Tracey surname. The DNA results suggest his biological father's surname was Forrest.
Group D
F-013
N50643
William Forrest, b 1846 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d 1886 in Australia, m Katherine Murray, b 1856 in Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d 1919 in England. Son Colin Forrest, b 1886 in London, England, d 1941 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. F-013 and F-014 are first cousins once removed.
F-014
Genebase
Thomas Forrest, b about 1750 probably in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d 1821 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Son Thomas, Forrest, Jr., b 1781 and, d 1848 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Son Thomas Forrest, III, b 1820 and d 1901 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Son William Forrest, b 1846 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d 1886 in Australia (see F-013). F-013 and F-014 are first cousins once removed.
Group E
F-026
182936
Henry Forrest, b 1632, d 1684. A decendant, Richard Forrest, went to Mississippi about 1821 and his descendants migrated to Tangipahoa Parish, LA.
F-028
191835
Henry Forrest, d about 1780 in Dobbs, NC. His son William Forrest, b 1761 in NC, d 1843 in Greene, NC, was a revolutionary war veteran.
F-022
144559
Abraham Forrest, b about 1740, lived in Mecklenburg Co, VA in the 1770s and migrated to Montgomery Co, NC about 1782. After the Civil War some descendants migrated to Mississippi.
F-081
647998
Abraham Forrest, b 1784 in Kingston Parish, Glouster Co, VA, d 1865 in Poquoson, York Co, VA. His son Henry Harry Forrest, b 1818 in Mathews Co, VA, d 1897 in York Co, VA.
F-006
59396
Abraham Forrest, b 1784 in Mathews Co, VA, d abt 1865 in York Co, VA, m Mary Hudgins, b 1778 in Mathews Co, VA, d 1855 in York Co, VA. Son Thomas Humphrey Forrest, b 1799 in Mathews Co, VA, d abt 1846 in York Co, VA, m Mary Weston, b abt 1800 in Mathews Co, VA, d in York Co, VA.
Group F
F-002
49413
Edwin Henry Forrest, b abt 1814 in Montgomery Co, MD, d Harrison Co, MS. Son Edwin Frederick Forrest, b 1861 in Harrison Co, MS, d 1944 in Tangipahoa Parish, LA.
F-027
186729
Same as for F-002. F-027 and F-002 are second cousins once removed.
Group G
F-032
B1201
William Forrester or Isaac Forister, b about 1799 in NC.
F-052
393134
Robert Henry Harrison Forrester, b 1840 in Mississippi, d 1909 in Havana Yell, Arkansas. Robert's father is believed to be William Forrester, b in NC.
F-031
36638
Thomas Forrester, b about 1760 in NC.
F-042
294941
Thomas Forrister.
F-077
41288
Thomas Forrister, b NC, m Elizabeth.
Group H
F-050
359299
George Forrest, b 1767 in Mendon, Rutland, Vermont, d 1802 in NY. His son George, b about 1799.
F-051
378336
Same as F-050; F-051 is the father of F-050.
Group I
F-045
B8093
William Forester, b 1757 in Scotland, came to US in 1776 with King Geroge's Army, d 1843 in Virginia, m Janet Mckie. F-045 is descended from their son John Forester. Therefore F-045 and F-058 are related.
F-058
409149
William Forester, b 1757 in Scotland, came to US in 1776 with King Geroge's Army, d 1843 in Virginia, m Janet Mckie. F-058 is descended from their son Alexander Forester. Therefore F-045 and F-058 are related.
Group J
F-048
298687
William Forrester, b about 1750, was a tennant farmer at Parkhead, Cumbernauld, Stirlingshire, Scotland, d 1818 in Cumbernauld, m 1784 in Cumbernauld to Margaret Henderson.
F-060
433757
Same as F-048. F-060 and F-048 are fifth cousins.
F-075
521982
Reverend Robert Forrester, b 1805 in Fife, Scotland.
Group K
F-063
436569
Samuel Forrest, b 1804 in Braidwood or Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, m Emily Lindsay from Lanark.
F-071
435005
Same as F-063. F-071 and F-063 are brothers.
F-041
279645
Gaven Forrest, b 1788, d 1863 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Group L
F-061
43094
Isaac Forrester, b 1789 in NC, d after 1871 in Greenville, SC, m Elizabeth Justice, b 1789 in NC, d before 1870 in SC.
F-079
536995
Same as F-061.
F-085
645516
David Forster/Foster, b 1746 probably in Lancaster Co, PA, d 1828 in Rowan Co, NC.
F-073
286576
Michael George Foster, b 1768 in Rockbridge, VA, d 1815 in Fort Williams, Alabama, m Elizabeth Ogden, b 1773 in VA, d 1841 in Tazewell, IL
F-087
748057
Great grandfather, b 1815, emigrated from Ireland. Family lore suggests his ancestors were border reivers from the Scotland/Northumbrian border area.
F-072
45544
No information.
Group M
F-082
678020
James Hansford Forrester, b 1769 in Beaufort District, SC, d 1834 in Beaufort Co, SC, m Sarah Thames.
F-086
740018
Same as F-082.
Group X
F-004
50565
William Sylvester Forrest, b 1852 in Baltimore, MD, d 1940 in Highland Park, IL. William's father is believed to be Matthias Forrest, b 1834 in VA.
F-029
138053
James Forester, will dated 1755 in Orange Co, SC.
F-011
RelGen
John Charles DeForrest (sometimes called himself John Charles Watson), b 1830 in KY, d about 1903, m 1864 in Independence, MO, to Malinda Reed.
F-016
120855
Hirm Forrest, b 1817 in Pennsylvania.
F-070
338586
The surname of F-070 is Lalaing; his earliest known ancestor is believed to be Gossuin de Forest, b about 1060.
F-047
358415
No information.
F-012
84690
George Forrest, d 1918 in CA, m Cynthia Alice York, d 1918 in CA. Son Fred Leander Forrest, b about 1895, m Edna Victoria Carlson, b 1906 in Big Springs, SD, d 1982 in Eugene, OR.
F-024
157342
Horatio Forrest, b 1795 in SC. His son Champion Forrest, b 1834 in SC.
F-065
490085
Ggg Grandfather was from NC, m a Garner/Garmon/Gardner.
F-049
37874
John Forrester, b 1807 Staffordshire, UK.
F-025
179598
No information.
F-068
79219
Frederick Forrester, b about 1860 probably in England, came to US in 1870, in 1880 was living in New York City, m Mary Keily, b 1860 in Ireland, d 1915 in Brooklyn, NY.
F-030
217856
Thomas Forrest, b about 1848 in Ireland, emigrated to the US in 1865, d about 1922 in Westchester Co, NY. His son Thomas Forrest, b 1885 in Westchester Co, NY, d 1955 in PEI, Canada.
F-057
408040
Martin Forrest, b 1801.
F-040
279643
William Forrest, b about 1819, m in 1840 to Margaret Guthrie in Calton Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
F-078
147416
John Forster, b 1763 St Barton Cuthbert, UK, resided in Caldwell/St John Stanwick, North Yorkshire, UK. John's father believed to be James Forster, b 1726 and grandfather Valentine Forster, b 1690, d 1752, both of St Barton Cuthbert.
F-034
227594
Herman Guy George Forrest, supposedly b about 1890 in India, d 1985. Ancestors were believed to be military from Haddington in Scotland.
F-056
344430
Family has been in Scotland for centuries.
F-043
315472
George Forrest, b 1835 in Canada, emigrated to Australia and settled in Grafton.
F-084
633857
William John Forrest, b about 1835 in Cork, Ireland, m Bridget O'Reagan. Their son George, b 1864 in Cloyne, Co Cork, Ireland, emigrated to Australia in 1884, worked in the mining industry in Queensland.
F-020
Ancestry
Henry Forrest, b about 1826, m 1848 in Missouri to Nancy, b about 1827. Their son George W Forrest, b 1851 in Alton, IL, d 1926 in Alton, m about 1887 in IL to Anna Francis Rasberry, b 1846, d 1927 in Alton, IL.
F-023
Ancestry
James W Forrest, b 1830 in either Maine or Massachusetts, d about 1870 in Georgia.
F-033
227085
The grandfather of F-033 was Charles Melvin Forrest who was the son of George W Forrest and a woman with maiden name Corber or Corbiere.

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