Henry Forrest
Born 1623 England?
Died 1684 Gloucester Co. VA
Elizabeth Cheesman

b. 1628?

b. 1650?


b. 1655?
Milford Haven, Gloucester Co. VA
d. Gloucester Co. VA
b. 1657?


b. 1679
Gloucester Co. VA
d. Jun 20, 1763
Essex Co. VA
Family members Ann (?Long, wife of John), John and Elizabeth Forrest were transported to Virginia by Henry Bucher on Mar 5, 1658. Henry was granted land in Gloucester Co. VA in 1658.
Henry's land in Gloucester County passed to his sons John and Edmund before it became part of Mathews County in 1791. Gloucester County Virginia was formed in 1651, (see present day map for location). Mathews County Virginia was formed in 1791 from part of Gloucester County. (see present day map for location).
Brooke, Ted O., The Upshaw Family Journal, Quarterly. Primarily descendants of Capt.Wm. Upshaw of Gloucester & Essex Counties (1666-1720).
Dorman, John Frederick, comp., Essex County, Virginia, Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3, 17171721, pages 143144.
Mathews Co. VA Book 7, p. 351.
Sweeny, Lenora Higginbotham, "The Upshaw Family of Essex," Genealogies of Virginia Families from Wm. & Mary Coll. Quarterly, 5:249, Baltimore, 1982.
Upshaw, Sophie W., comp., Captain William Upshaw, Gent., Planter of Virginia, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1975, part I, p.6-7.