Morgan Forbis, Sr.
Born: before 1766
Died: about 1810-15 in Green Co., KY
Father: James Forbis, Sr.
Mother: Hannah _____
Marriage: about 1794 in Kentucky to Margaret Logan (c.1776-1852). Five children.
Occupation: Farmer (supposed) and Deputy Sheriff
Military: Listed as a member of Capt. James Brown's Company of Kentucky Mounted Volunteers, "mustered in at the Rapids of the Ohio June 15, 1791" for U.S. Army service against the Wiaw Indians, under the command of Brig. Gen. Charles Scott.
Click here to read Morgan's journal about his trip along the Natchez Trace in 1807.