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  Forney, Peter
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NamePeter Forney
Address Lincoln County
, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born April 21, 1756
DiedFebruary 01, 1834 (77 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
Apr 21, 2009 11:42am
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InfoFORNEY, Peter, (father of Daniel Munroe Forney and grandfather of William Henry Forney), a Representative from North Carolina; born near Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., April 21, 1756; attended the public schools; served as a captain during the Revolutionary War; engaged in the manufacture of iron; member of the State house of commons 1794-1796; served in the State senate in 1801 and 1802

U.S. Rep (DR-NC) 1813-15

Presidential Elector (DR-NC) 1804, 1808, 1816; (Peo) 1824; (D) 1828.

Retired from public life; died at his country home, "Mount Welcome," in Lincoln County, N.C., on February 1, 1834; interment in the private burying ground on his estate.

The epitaph on his tombstone reads "I was a Presidential Elector."

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The North Carolina Electoral College: the People and the Process Behind the Vote, Raleigh NC: Office of the Secretary of State, 1988.

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Son Daniel M. Forney 1784-1847

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  04/30/1813 NC District 11 Won 50.49% (+0.97%)
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