Colin Van Gelder Forbes

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Colin Van Gelder Forbes

Also Known As: "Collyn", "Collin"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: New York, New York, NY, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of William Garret Forbes and Catherine Forbes
Husband of Elizabeth Forbes
Father of William Forbes; Colin Van Gelder Forbes, Jr. and Amanda Forbes
Brother of John Wolfe Forbes; Garret Forbes; Gilbert Forbes; Mary Forbes; Susannah Forbes and 2 others

Occupation: American Silversmith and watchmaker
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About Colin Van Gelder Forbes

Occupation: 1800 to 1808 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY as a journeyman in the shops of William Garret Forbes and John Lockwood.

Occupation: 1808 to 1818 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY at 72 Gold Street.

Occupation: 1819 he was a partner in 1819 with John Wolfe Forbes in New York City NY as C. & J. W. FORBES.

Occupation: 1823 as a silversmith in New York City NY at Collect and Pump Streets.

Occupation: 1826 to 1833 as a silversmith partnered with William Forbes in New York City NY as COLIN V. G. FORBES & SON.

Occupation: 1835 as a silversmith partnered with Colin Van Gelder Forbes in New York City NY as FORBES & SON with shop at 59 Vandam Street.

Census: He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a silversmith.

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Colin Van Gelder Forbes's Timeline

1776
February 12, 1776
New York, New York, NY, USA
March 6, 1776
NY,
1798
March 11, 1798
Age 22
New York, New York, NY, USA
June 14, 1798
Age 22
New York, New York, New York, United States
1807
March 27, 1807
Age 31
New York, New York, NY, USA
1817
February 28, 1817
Age 41
1858
January 18, 1858
Age 81