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    William Nelson Forbes

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Britney Spears
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 10 
    • Birth Date:
    • 13 Apr 1905 
    • Birth Location:
    • Mississippi 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 25 Apr 1973 
    • Death Location:
    • Kokomo, Marion, Mississippi 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Foxworth Cemetery, Foxworth, Marion, Mississippi 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 2 Mar 1931 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Walthall County, Mississippi 
    • Notes: 
    • Although the index for William and Lexie's marriage gives a date of 02 MAR 1931, the 1930 census taken on 13 MAY 1930 already lists William as a brother-in-law to Byron Thompson, Lexie's brother.

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  • Sources for William Nelson Forbes

    • 1 Federal Census, MS, Walthall County, 1930, Beat No. 4, ED# 5, Image 43 of 46, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 2 Federal Census, MS, Walthall County, 1940, Beat No. 4, ED #74-8, Sheet No. 12A, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 4 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Marriage record for William Forbes and Lexie May Thompson, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 5 U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Record for William Forbes, Ancestry.com (Online Database).