Forney was born in 1909 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. He was the son of Robert Lawing and Alice Carpenter. He passed away in 1978. In 1910, he was living with his parents and siblings in Lincoln County.
"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLS4-CQ5 : accessed 13 May 2019), Forney P Lawing in household of Robt F Lawing, Ironton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 69, sheet 12B, family 203, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1117; FHL microfilm 1,375,130.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/116592380/forney-fenmore-lawing: accessed 13 May 2019), memorial page for Forney Fenmore Lawing (1909–1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116592380, citing Westview Memorial Park Cemetery, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Forney by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Forney: