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William Forbes
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1809
Currituck County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1842
Hopewell
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

William was the son of Caleb & Mary (Curling) Forbes. William was 1 of 5 children. His siblings were Courtney (Martin), Frances (Sawyer), Peter and Caleb.

William with his parents, arrived in Marshall Co, Illinois on 2 Sep 1831 from Currituck Co, NC. The trip took 5 months by wagon.

William was a member of the 14th Regiment Militia (20 May - 18 Jun 1832) in the Blackhawk Indian War.

On 24 Oct 1834 he married Hannah Buckingham. (Several Forbes & Buckinghams married).

William & Hannah had 6 children:
1. Mary Jane, 1835-1904, m. Rueben H. Broaddus, 7 ch
2. Sarah, b. aft 1837 d, 1872, m. Andrew S. Broaddus, 3 ch
3. Ellen Hanna, 1838-1913, m1 Wm. Verney, 1 ch; m2. Chas. W. Casey, m. 4 ch
4. Amanda, b. abt 1840 d. bef 1855
5. Courtney H., 1842-1884, m. Ozell Trask, m. 4 ch
6. Isaac Buckingham, 1842-aft Jun 1900, m. Sally E. Orr. 1 ch

Just 8 years after his marriage William (only 33) died leaving a widow and 6 children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Caleb Forbes (1783 - 1864)
  Mary Curling Forbes (1782 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Buckingham Forbes (1812 - 1857)
 
 Children:
  Mary Jane Forbes Broaddus (1835 - 1904)*
  Amanda M. Forbes (1840 - 1851)*
  Cortena A. Forbes Trask (1842 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Forbes (1809 - 1842)
  Courtney Forbes Martin (1811 - 1886)*
  Frances Forbes Sawyer (1817 - 1845)*
  Peter Forbes (1819 - 1860)*
  Caleb Gregory Forbes (1825 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forbes Cemetery
Henry
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: Jul 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15085699
William Forbes
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
 
William Forbes
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
 
William Forbes
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- Mayflower Pilgrim 332
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012
Thank you for serving you country in the Blackhawk Indian War
- The Ancestor Hunter
 Added: Jul. 29, 2006
 
 
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