About John Wolfe Forbes
"New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," John Forbes, 1781
Name: John Forbes
Baptism/Christening Date: 01 Jul 1781
Baptism/Christening Place: REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH,SHAWANGUNK,ULSTER,NEW YORK
Father's Name: William Forbes
Mother's Name: Cathrina Van Gelder
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50710-1
System Origin: New_York-ODM
Source Film Number: 17922
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.