William Garret Forbes (1751 - 1840)

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Birthplace: New York, New York, NY
Death: Died in New York, New York, NY, USA
Occupation: Private in American Revolutionary War, American Silversmith
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About William Garret Forbes

Made freeman of New York City NY, 1773.

Military: 1775, Revolutionary War Rolls. Private in CAPT MARINUS WILLETT, NEW YORK CITY.

Occupation:New York City NY, 1786-1809: listed in city directories as gold- and silversmith; in 1786 at 88 Broadway.

Master to Nicholas James Bogert abt 1789 in New York City NY.

New York City NY, 1802: joined Mechanics Institute.

He worked from 1805 to 1809 as a silversmith in New York City NY sharing quarters with Garret Forbes at 90 Broadway.

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FORBES, WILLIAM GILBERT

Ancestor #: A040701

Service: NEW YORK Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: 12-15-1751 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK

Death:1-6-1840 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK

Service Source: COLLECTIONS OF THE NY HIST SOC, 1915, P 505,506,511,512

Service Description: 1) CAPT MARINUS WILLETT, NEW YORK CITY

Residence 1) City: NEW YORK CITY - State: NEW YORK


Spouse CATHERINE MARIA VAN GELDER

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William Garret Forbes's Timeline

1751
December 13, 1751
New York, New York, NY
1771
November 5, 1771
Age 19
New York, United States
1776
February 12, 1776
Age 24
New York, New York, NY, USA
1781
June 30, 1781
Age 29
New York, New York, NY, USA
1785
September 2, 1785
Age 33
New York, New York, NY, USA
1840
January 1, 1840
Age 88
New York, New York, NY, USA