Penelope Forrest

First Name: Penelope
Last Name: Forrest
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Residence (County): 
Greene County, NC

[At the time of the 1860 Census, Penelope Forrest was 31 years old and married to Sylvester Forrest, a day laborer. According to the Census, Penelope could not read or write. Sylvester Forrest served as a private in Co. E, 67th NC Inf. Their son, Calvin, served as a private in Co. G, 8th NC Inf. Calvin’s age was listed as 14 in the 1860 Census.]

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
10603 Vance168 July 15, 1863 Penelope Forrest Zebulon Baird Vance Greene County, NC Raleigh, NC

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