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Thomas Forman (1740 - abt. 1825)

Mr. Thomas Forman
Born in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jerseymap
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Husband of — married 31 Oct 1769 in Shrewsbury, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Mason Co., Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Mar 2014
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Thomas was born in 1740 in Monmouth, New Jersey. He passed away on June 23, 1853.

Thomas Forman married Jane Throckmorton in Monmouth County, New Jersey on October 31, 1769.

Thomas Forman left New Jersey with his family and eighty slaves when he saw that abolitionist sentiment was growing in New Jersey, so he trekked across the mountains to Kentucky.

Thomas Forman was one of the first settlers of Washington Kentucky, which was the first place to be named for George Washington and which had the first post office west of the Appalachian Mountains.


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  1. New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Thomas Forman and Jane Throckmorton, 31 Oct 1769; citing Marriage, , Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, Division of Archives and Record Management, New Jersey Department of State, Trenton; FHL microfilm 007577250.
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Colonial Marriage Bonds, 1665-1799, New Jersey State Archives

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