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Margaret Isabelle Bonfield was born January 6th, 1847 at Parkersburg, West Virginia and departed this life at the home of her daughter Mrs. E. F. Crail, at Arnett, Oklahoma March 7th 1919, aged 72 years 2 months and 1 day. At the age of 9 years she moved with her parents to Macon County, Missouri.
She was married April 15th, 1866 to James W. Forrest, to which union nine children were born; Fred G. of Tolar, New Mexico, Belle F., died in infancy, Mary N., of Anrett, Oklahoma, William E. of Avard, Oklahoma, Merritt A. of Albia, Iowa, Eddie E. of Gage, Oklahoma, Glen A. of Bucklin, Missouri, Willard of Avery, Iowa and Anna M. of Ethel, Missouri.
She united with the Methodist church about 40 years ago, and about 10 years later united with the Chrisitan church of which she remained a member until death claimed her.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon, Rev Buhalts officiating, after, which the body was laid to rest in the DeBolt Cemetery.
Submitted by Dreyer, great-great-granddaughter of Margaret Forrest
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