Forney

[fawr-nee, fohr-]

Origin of Forney

named after J. H. Forney (1829–1902), American engineer
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  • I tell Forney that I find it is all I can do to attend to one.

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • Colonel Forney admired the scheme, but asked “who was to carry it out.”

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • I found the gun and Colonel Forney the powder and ball, and between us we made a hit.

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • The pretence for this was that Forney had defaulted $40,000!

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • The government directed Forney in 1858 to collect these children, and he did so.

    The Story of the Mormons

    William Alexander Linn