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Isaac Morgan Forbes
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1847
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1927
Illinois, USA

Isaac Morgan Forbes was the son of Peter & Sarah (Buckingham) Forbes.

Isaac was named after his grandfather Isaac Buckingham, growing up he was known as Little Ike. His middle name came from his maternal great grandfather Morgan Jones Jr.

Isaac had 8 siblings:
1. Mary Elizabeth, 1842-1881 IL, Marr. John Kennedy, 9 children
2. William, 1843-1932 KS, Marr. Laura Mayes, 3 children
3. Ruth A., 1845-1923 IL, Marr. Irving Broaddus, 5 children
4. Infant dau, 1846-1846, lived 2 days
5. Caleb, 1849-1899 IL, Marr. Nellie Green, 3 children
6. James C., 1852-1852, lived 1 day
7. Sarah Eleanor, 1853-1940, Marr. Samuel Croft, 8 children
8. Jane Esther, 1860-1861

Isaac attend Lombard University in Galesburg, Illinois.

He was active in local politics and was elected as Road Commissioner, Assessor & Supervisor.

Isaac worked on his land as a farmer & stock raiser.

In 1870 Isaac married Frances Mary Thorp. Frances was the daughter of James & Margaret Jane (Vance) Thorp from Ohio.

The couple had only 1 child, Rankin Caleb Forbes.

Isaac is buried next to Frances in this cemetery. In 1961 there were no permanent markers on these graves so the Boose Funeral Home, placed temporary markers on the graves, (per Jan 1962 letter from John F Boose).

Family links: 
  Peter Forbes (1819 - 1860)
  Sarah Buckingham Forbes (1820 - 1871)
  Frances Mary Thorp Forbes (1851 - 1928)
  Rankin Caleb Forbes (1882 - 1960)*
  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
Forbes Cemetery
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Unmarked Grave
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: Jul 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15095282
Isaac Morgan Forbes
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
Isaac Morgan Forbes
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
Isaac Morgan Forbes
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
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For our Great Grandfather: Wish we could have known you! Your life was fascinating! From your Great Granddaughters. The Gibson Girls!
 Added: Oct. 7, 2006

- The Ancestor Hunter
 Added: Aug. 8, 2006

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