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William Forbes

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Birthplace: New York, New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Colin Van Gelder Forbes and Elizabeth Forbes
Husband of Jane Forbes
Father of Thomas Jefferson Forbes and Isabelle Forbes
Brother of Colin Van Gelder Forbes, Jr. and Amanda Forbes

Occupation: American Silversmith
Managed by: Private User
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About William Forbes

He was a partner from 1826 to 1833 with Colin Van Gelder Forbes in New York City NY as COLIN V. G. FORBES & SON.

He worked from 1834 to 1864 as a silversmith in New York City NY.

Listed in Longworth's 1834 city directory at 53 Vandam Street. After retiring from trade, he moved to Rahway NJ and took up farming.

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William Forbes's Timeline

1798
March 11, 1798
New York, New York, NY, USA
1830
1830
Age 31
New York, New York, NY, USA
1844
May 10, 1844
Age 46
1888
October 10, 1888
Age 90
NJ, USA
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