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Augusta's Forsyth killed in line of duty

Robert Forsyth paid the ultimate price serving his country. The Augusta lawman and...said about Marshal Forsyth's untimely death, "On Saturday Major Robert Forsyth, marshal for the state (district) of Georgia, was killed in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/met_252373.shtml
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Fallen officers honored at luncheon

...S. marshals.The first recorded law enforcement death in Augusta happened in January 1794 when U.S. Marshal Robert Forsyth was fatally shot while attempting to serve an arrest warrant. The most recent, more than 200 years later, happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-15/fallen-officers-honored-lunch
Paugh to be added to Robert Forsyth Memorial on Riverwalk Augusta

...names engraved on it, and two more will be added next week, including the sheriff's deputy killed Sunday.The Robert Forsyth Memorial is located below the Heroes Overlook at 10th Street. Dedicated to Augusta's first law enforcement officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-26/paugh-be-added-robert-forsyth
Marker to memorialize marshal slain in 1794

...Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Marshal Robert Forsyth will be exalted when a historic...great deal of confidence he had in Robert Forsyth. That in itself is a tremendous...The marker is important because Robert Forsyth is a very important Georgia historical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/22/met_463066.shtml
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Dates of the Millennium - January 18

Local 1794 - Mayor Robert Forsyth, marshal for the state of Georgia, was killed at house of Mrs. Dixon by Beverly Allen; shot through the door. 1828 - Merchants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/18/met_250536.shtml
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Across the area

...week in Augusta. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. June 25 at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church on Reynolds Street. Robert Forsyth was the first federal law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty on Jan. 11, 1794, in Augusta. Burn patient's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-06-17/across-area
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5 soldiers of Revolution are honored

...Paul's Episcopal Church cemetery on Friday, in remembrance of some of Georgia's earliest patriots. Oliver Bowen, Robert Forsyth, George Mathews, John Wilson and William Young all served their country when it was still in its infancy. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/17/met_3030.shtml
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City honors slain police

...Strength. Augusta Mayor Bob Young was among the officials attending the morning observance at the monument dedicated to Robert Forsyth, the first U.S. officer killed in the line of duty. Forsyth, a U.S. marshal, died Jan. 11, 1794. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/16/met_372784.shtml
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Roots of faith born in Pope's Chapel

...of our state's population resided. One elder, the Rev. Beverly Allen, is infamous: He shot and killed Maj. Robert Forsyth in Augusta on Jan. 11, 1794. Forsyth was the first United States marshal to be murdered. He was serving papers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/10/rel_551226.shtml
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Preacher figured prominently in bloody episode in Augusta

...accused them of improper transactions. U.S. Marshal Robert Forsyth headed over to Mrs. Dixon's boarding house to serve...remembered as the first in a line of heroes to fall.And Robert Forsyth's son John gained even more fame.The Augustan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-05/preacher-figured-prominently-
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