Andrew Forgey Obituary
"Mr. Andrew Forgey, an early settler of this county, died at the residence to his son-in-law, Mr. John M. Friday, in Rockingham township, at 10 o’clock this forenoon, from an apoplectic stroke. The deceased was born in Knox County, Tennessee, Dec. 10, 1794, and was, therefore , at the time of his death , in his 86th year- a venerable old age. He settled in Muscatine county in the year 1845, and came to Scott county in 1846, where he remained until the time of his death. He was a farmer, which pursuit he followed steadily and industriously all his days. He was a staunch, unflinching Democrat, and took a strong interest in politics. He was a kind neighbor, an honest citizen, and will be long remembered as a worthy man. The funeral will take place at two to morrow afternoon at the family burying ground of John M. Friday."