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Free Genealogy Biography of Calvin B. Forsythe
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Calvin B. Forsythe

Calvin B. Forsythe, wagon-maker, was born in Pennsylvania in 1845, and lived in his native State about eighteen years.

He then moved to Ohio, and lived in that State from 1852 to 1859; then returned to Pennsylvania and remained there ten years, and came to Kansas in 1869, locating in Lyndon, Osage County. There he remained about two years; then moved onto a farm, lived there a short time and returned to Pennsylvania; remained there four years, then returned to Kansas in 1877, and located on a farm in Osage County. He lived there four years, and came to Waverly, Coffey County, in the spring of 1882.

Mr. Forsythe was married in Pennsylvania in 1877, to Miss Eva M. Coullin, a native of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Enlisted in 1864 in the One Hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and served until the close of the war.

Source: History of the State of Kansas; William G. Cutler; A.T. Andreas, Chicago, IL; 1883

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