Matthew Rogers Forney Jr.1

M, #7717, b. 10 October 1890, d. 26 October 1964
     Mathew R. Forney was born on 10 October 1890 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.2,1,3 He married Frances Ola Parish, daughter of Samuel Lawrence Parrish Jr. and Sarah Jane Hayes, circa 1915.1 He and his wife Frances P. Forney appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at 517 Fletcher, Houston, Harris County, Texas.3 He was employed as a clerical worker for a wholesale produce company on 5 January 1920 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.3 He and Frances P. Forney were divorced prior to her death.4 He died from respiratory failure after a stroke at 5:00 pm on 26 October 1964 at Autumn Hills Nursing Home, 817 Janisch, Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 74 years and 16 days.2 He was buried on 28 October 1964 at Glenwood Cemetery, 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston, Harris County, Texas.2

Children of Matthew Rogers Forney Jr. and Frances Ola Parish


  1. [S455] Carol Gallegos, "E-Mail Message from Carol Gallegos to James H. Hayes," e-mail to James Hayes, 26 Sep 2007.
  2. [S1293] Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online, Name:     Matthew Rogers Forney Junior
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     74
    Birth Date:     10 Oct 1890
    Birth Place:     Houston, Texas
    Residence:     Houston, Harris, Texas, USA
    Death Date:     26 Oct 1964
    Death Place:     Houston, Harris, Texas, USA
    Father:     Matthew Rogers Forney
    Mother:     Laura Annie Miller.
  3. [S463] 05 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1814, P4A.
  4. [S1293] Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online, Name:     Sarah Parish
    Gender:     Female
    Spouse:     Samuel L Parish
    Child:     Frances Parish Forney.