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Caleb Morgan Forbes
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1849
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1899
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

Caleb Forbes was the son of Peter & Sarah (Buckingham) Forbes. His middle name Morgan came from his uncle Morgan Buckingham and his grandfather Morgan Jones.

Caleb was one of eight children all born on the family homestead in Hopewell Township, Marshall County, IL.

His siblings were Mary (Kennedy), William, Ruth (Broaddus), infant dau, Isaac, James, Sarah (Croft) and Jane.

Caleb's parents were amongst the earliest settlers when their families came to the area in 1831 (Forbes) and 1832 (Buckingham).

Caleb Forbes farmed the land his ancestors settled on in 1831.

On 25 Mar 1871 in Marshall Co, IL Caleb married Nellie E. Green from NY.

The couple had 3 children, Sarah Mabel (Sheeley), Claudia (Heininger) and Caleb, (this son Caleb was the last Forbes to own the original Forbes land).

At the younger age of 50 Caleb died on 13 Aug 1899. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Forbes (1819 - 1860)
  Sarah Buckingham Forbes (1820 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Ellen Green Forbes (1851 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Claudia I. Forbes Heininger (1873 - 1955)*
  Caleb Morgan Forbes (1879 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Forbes Kennedy (1842 - 1881)*
  William Forbes (1843 - 1932)*
  Ruth A. Forbes Broaddus (1845 - 1923)*
  Infant Daughter Forbes (1846 - 1846)*
  Isaac Morgan Forbes (1847 - 1927)*
  Caleb Morgan Forbes (1849 - 1899)
  James C. Forbes (1850 - 1852)*
  Sarah Eleanor (Nellie) Forbes Croft (1853 - 1940)*
  Infant Son Forbes (1858 - 1858)*
  Jane Esther Forbes (1860 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forbes Cemetery
Henry
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: Jul 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15094233
Caleb Morgan Forbes
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Caleb Morgan Forbes
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Caleb Morgan Forbes
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- The Ancestor Hunter
 Added: Aug. 8, 2006
 
 
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