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368. Thomas Carr8Forrest (Virginia7Sims, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 17 July 1864, Ellis County, Texas, died 18 January 1955, Waxahachie, Ellis County,[2755] buried Forreston Cemetery, Ellis County.[2756] He married 28 June 1893, Ellis County, to Etta Ernest Ground,[2757] born 26 November 1868, Ellis County, died 29 May 1941, Waxahachie, Texas,[2758] buried Forreston Cemetery, Ellis County.[2759] She was the daughter of Ed Ground and Frances Lowe.

Thomas C., Etta E., and their sons, Thomas C. and Edward E., lived with his father, Car Forrest, in Ellis County, Texas, in 1900.[2760] Thomas C. Forrest lived in Waxahachie, Ellis County, in 1910,[2761] 1920,[2762] and 1930.[2763] In 1920 he was a retired farmer. All his land was rented.



[2755] Texas Death Record. Tom Car Forrest, born 17 July 1864, Texas, died 18 January 1955, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, burial, Forreston, Texas. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: Car Forrest, Virginia Sims. Male, white, age 90 years, 6 months, 1 day, widowed. Father born Tennessee. Mother born Texas. Farmer.

[2756] Tombstone, Forreston Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. T. C. Forrest, born 17 July 1864, died 18 January 1955.

[2757] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book G, p. 513. Thomas C. Forrest to Etta E. Grounds, 28 June 1893. J. H. White, M.G.

[2758] Texas Death Record. Mrs. Earnie Ground Forrest, died 29 May 1941, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Parents: Ed Ground, Frances Lowe. Female, age 72 years, 6 months, 3 days.

[2759] Tombstone, Forreston Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. “Earnie Ground, wife of T. C. Forrest, born 26 November 1868, died 29 November 1941.”

[2760] 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 13, Sheet 3. Forrest, Car, age 75, widow, born Tenn. N.C. Tenn., landlord; Thomas C., son, age 35, mar 7 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Miss., cotton ginner; Etta E., dau.-in-law, age 31, mar 7 yrs., born Texas Ill. Ill., had had 3 children, 2 living; Thomas C., gson, age 4; Edward E., gson, age 9/12. All white.

[2761] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, E.D. 122, Marvin Avenue. Forrest, Thomas C., age 45, mar1, mar 16 yrs., born Texas Miss. Miss.; Ernnie, wife, age 41, mar1, mar 16 yrs., born Texas Ill. Ill., had had 4 children, 3 living; Carr, son, age 14; Ernest, son, age 10; Bedford, son, age 7. All white.

[2762] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 123, Sheet 8A. Forrest, Tom, age 55, mar, born Texas Miss. Tenn.; Ground, wife, age 51, mar, born Texas Ind. Ind.; Bedford Forrest, son, age 17; Dorothy Hooks, niece, age 6. All white.

[2763] 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, E.D. 70-4, Sheet 6A. Tom Forrest, age 65, mar at 27, born Texas Miss. Texas; Etta E. Forrest, wife, age 61, mar at 23, born Texas Ky, Ill.; Lula Jennings, roomer, age 60, widow, born Texas Texas La. All white.

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