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Thomas Marsh Bryan Forman

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Born: January 4, 1809

Birthplace:
Nonchalance Plantation Wilmington Island Georgia

Father: U.S. Congressman Joseph Bryan 1773 – 1812
(Buried: Bryan Family Cemetery Wilmington Georgia)

Mother: Delia Forman 1783 – 1825
(Buried: Bryan Family Cemetery Wilmington Georgia)

1st​ Wife: Florida Troup 1813 – 1847

2nd​ Wife:
Helen Brooke 1821 – 1899
(Buried: Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum Manhattan N.Y.)

Children:

George Troupe Bryan 1835 – 1838

John Screven Bryan 1837 – 1902

Hugh Bryan 1840 – 1897

Ann Carter Bryan 1841 – 1862

Augusta Forman Bryan Wayne 1844 – 1923
(Buried: North Laurel Grove Cemetery Savannah Georgia)

Georgia Bryan Forman Conrad 1846 – 1925
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)

Florida Troupe “Florence” Forman Myers 1851 – 1917
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Saint Augustine Florida)

Gabriella Brooke Forman Peters 1858 – 1955
(Buried: Saint Michaels Cemetery East Elmhurst New York)

Eliza Anciaux Brooke Forman 1864 – 1865
(Buried: North Laurel Grove Cemetery Savannah Georgia)

Political Party: Democratic Party

Education:


Attended St. Mary’s College in Baltimore Maryland

Occupation before War:

Planter at Nonchalance Plantation Wilmington Island Georgia
1831: Sold his family plantation on Wilmington Island Georgia
Owner of Broughton Island in McIntosh County Georgia
1846: His last name was changed to Forman due to his grandfather’s will
1847: Georgia State Senator
Owner of Plantation in Savannah Georgia worth more than $3,000.00

Civil War Career:

1861: Replaced Francis S. Bartow in Confederate Provisional Congress
1861 – 1862: Georgia Delegate to Confederate Provisional Congress
1861 – 1862: Worked for to insure Confederate Independence
1861 – 1862: Proposed free trade with countries agreeing with C.S.A
1861: Wanted the Confederate Government to buy entire cotton crop
1861: Against bribes of furloughs and right to reelect Army officers
1861: He feared bribes would make the army become disorganized
1861 – 1862: He felt the Refusal to vote money for railroad construction was bad
1862: Unsuccessful Candidate for Confederate States Congressman

Occupation after War:

1862 – 1875: Planter in Brunswick Georgia

Died: September 27, 1875

Place of Death: Brunswick Georgia

Age at time of Death: 66 years old

Burial Place: Oak Grove Cemetery Brunswick Georgia
 
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