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Rebecca Williams Forbes
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1824
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1885
Shelby County
Illinois, USA

Rebecca was the 3rd wife of William Henry Forbes, Sr. (His first 2 wives died young.) William was from Camden County, NC. Nothing is known about Rebecca's family.

Rebecca and William were married on 1 Sep 1847 in Rutherford County, TN and started their family there. By 1855 the family left Tennessee and had settled in Shelby County. They first lived in Shelby Twp, then Okaw Twp. where William worked as a farmer to support his family.

The couple had 8 children. They were William D., Benjamin F., Samuel C., Mary F., Isaac I., Charles C., Nancy H. and Sarah.

William died before Rebecca, his burial location is unknown. Other Forbes family, (sons Samuel & Benjamin), are known to be buried in Shelby County.

Info per The Ancestor Hunter (#46853198)

Bethany Cemetery
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Created by: V. Freemon
Record added: Oct 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60243605
Rebecca <i>Williams</i> Forbes
Added by: V. Freemon
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 Added: Jan. 17, 2011

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