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John Wolfe Forbes

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Birthplace: New York, New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in New York, New York, NY, USA
Place of Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
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Son of William Garret Forbes and Catherine Forbes
Husband of Elizabeth Forbes
Brother of Colin Van Gelder Forbes; Garret Forbes; Gilbert Forbes; Mary Forbes; Susannah Forbes and 2 others

Occupation: American Silversmith, 1832 to 1838 was U.S. Customs Measurer in New York City NY.
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About John Wolfe Forbes

"New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," John Forbes, 1781

Name: John Forbes

Gender: Male

Baptism/Christening Date: 01 Jul 1781

Baptism/Christening Place: REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH,SHAWANGUNK,ULSTER,NEW YORK

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Father's Name: William Forbes

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Mother's Name: Cathrina Van Gelder

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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50710-1

System Origin: New_York-ODM

Source Film Number: 17922

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Occupation 1802: Silversmith. He worked from 1802 to 1831 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY listed in Longworth's American Almanac for 1808 at 169 Broadway.

Occupation 1808: Silversmith. Listed in Longworth's American Almanac for 1808 at 169 Broadway.

Occupation 1819: Silversmith. He was a partner in 1819 with Colin Van Gelder Forbes in New York City NY as C. & I. W. FORBES.

Appointed from 1832 to 1838 as U.S. Customs Measurer in New York City NY.

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John Wolfe Forbes's Timeline

1781
June 30, 1781
New York, New York, NY, USA
July 1, 1781
Shawangunk, Ulster, Orange Counties County, NY,
1803
1803
Age 21
New York, New York, New York, United States
1864
December 28, 1864
Age 83
New York, New York, NY, USA
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Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States