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.