American Silversmiths

Elijah Hart Forbes
(1777-1847)
Esther Hills
(1780-1824)
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Leonard Forbes
(1813-1872)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Frances Ellis

Leonard Forbes
  • Born: 1813, Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Frances Ellis on 14 Nov 1848 in Saint Louis MO
  • Died: 6 Jul 1872, Saint Louis MO

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1835-1870 as a jeweler and merchant in Saint Louis MO

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  • He was a partner circa 1838-1847 with Austin Forbes in Saint Louis, Gratiot, MI as A & L FORBES.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Saint Louis MO, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Tradecard, c 1855
    Private Collection
  • He was a partner circa 1860 with William G. H. Becker in Saint Louis MO as L. FORBES & Co, listed in the St Louis City Directory at 88 North Main Street.

Leonard married Frances Ellis on 14 Nov 1848 in Saint Louis MO.




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