Descendants of James Forbes

Submitted by Bob Stokley  

 

First Generation

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1. James FORBES. Born in 1657 in Scotland.1 James died in Camden County, NC aft 23 Apr 1719, he was 62.2

James married Alice CLASON1. Alice died aft 23 Apr 1719 in Camden County, NC.2

They had the following children:

2 i. James, Jr.

ii. Thomas1.

3 iii. John (-~1750)

iv. Edward1.

v. Elizabeth.

4 vi. Bailey (-~1774)

Second Generation

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2. James, Jr. FORBES.1

James, Jr. married Rebecca BARECOCK3, daughter of Thomas BARECOCK & Miss JENNINGS.

They had the following children:

5 i. Aaron (1737-1806)

ii. James III.

iii. Moses.

iv. Edward.

6 v. Jacob (~1725-~1785)

3. John FORBES.1 John died abt 1750 in Pasquotank County, NC.4

John married Martha BARECOCK4,3, daughter of Thomas BARECOCK & Ann (?) JENNINGS.

They had one child:

i. James4.

 

4. Bailey FORBES.5,1 Bailey died abt 1774 in Pasquotank County, NC.

Bailey married Unknown.

They had the following children:

7 i. John (Captain) (-1781)

ii. Caleb5.

iii. Henry5.

iv. Bailey5.

v. Elizabeth5.

vi. Mary5.

 

 

Third Generation

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5. Aaron FORBES. Born in 1737. Aaron died in 1806-1810, he was 69.

Aaron married UNKNOWN.

They had the following children:

8 i. Samson (1767-1840)

ii. James.

iii. Joshua.

iv. Aaron II.

 

6. Jacob FORBES.6 Born abt 1725 in Riddle, Camden County, NC. Jacob died abt 1785, he was 60.

Jacob married Sarah BRAY6, daughter of William V. BRAY & Abigail Guilford FORBES. Born abt 1730 in Camden County, NC. Sarah died abt 1778, she was 48.

They had the following children:

9 i. Jacob Bray (1773-1857)

ii. Rebecca6.

Rebecca married John COLLINS6.

iii. Abigail6.

iv. Sarah6.

v. Silas6.

Silas married Britannia JONES6.

 

7. John (Captain) FORBES.5,7 John (Captain) died on 15 Mar 1781 in Battle of Guilford Courthouse.7 Occupation: Captain, NC Militia during Revolution.

In 1756 John (Captain) married Rebecca WILLIAMS7, daughter of Samuel WILLIAMS & Mary Williams.7

They had one child:

i. Samuel Williams7.

Samuel Williams married Sarah Sanderlin7.

Fourth Generation

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8. Samson FORBES. Born in 1767. Samson died in 1840, he was 73.

Samson married Sarah UPTON.

They had the following children:

10 i. Tilmon (1816->1880)

11 ii. Jesse

12 iii. Bailey (~1810-)

9. Jacob Bray FORBES.6 Born on 30 Jan 1773 in Shiloh, Camden County, NC. Jacob Bray died in Camden County, NC on 3 Mar 1857, he was 84.

Jacob Bray married Abigail STANLEY6. Born abt 1775 in Shiloh, Camden County, NC.

They had one child:

13 i. Sarah (~1804-)

 

Fifth Generation

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10. Tilmon FORBES. Born in 1816 in Camden County, NC.8 Tilmon died in Camden County, NC aft 1880, he was 64. Buried in Camden County, NC. Occupation: Farmer (1870 Real Prop $200; personal prop $100). Religion: Protestant.

Tilmon married Mary DOZIER, daughter of Dempsey DOZIER & Polly WALSTON. Born in 1825 in Camden County, NC.8 Mary died in Camden County, NC aft 1880, she was 55.

They had the following children:

14 i. Josephine (1845-1936)

15 ii. Enoch D. (1848-1923)

iii. Elizabeth. Born aft 1850 in Camden County, NC.

iv. Sarah Jane. Born in 1852 in Camden County, NC.9

On 12 Jan 1883 when Sarah Jane was 31, she married Thomas BURGESS, son of Isaac BURGESS & Martha Burgess, in Camden County, NC.10 Born in 1848 in Camden County, NC.8

v. Chloe Etta. Born in 1859 in Camden County, NC.9

On 25 Jan 1883 when Chloe Etta was 24, she married Durant H. MORRISETTE10, son of Lamb MORRISETTE & Mary Morrisette, in Camden County, NC.10 Born abt 1857.

 

11. Jesse FORBES.

Jesse married Emily KIGHT.

They had the following children:

i. Wilson J.. Born abt 1834 in Camden County, NC.8

Wilson J. married Sarah SEVILLE.

ii. Martin Jarvis. Born on 21 Feb 1828 in Camden County, NC. Martin Jarvis died on 5 Apr 1882, he was 54.

On 21 Feb 1856 when Martin Jarvis was 28, he married Ann Hester "Hessie" POYNER11, daughter of John POYNER & Sarah Poyner, in Camden County, NC.10 Born on 18 Mar 1832. Ann Hester "Hessie" died on 22 Feb 1916, she was 83.

iii. Jeremiah. Born abt 1837 in Camden County, NC.8

Jeremiah married Emily DUDLEY, daughter of Thomas DUDLEY & Eliza Dudley. Born abt 1846.11

iv. Keziah. Born abt 1832 in Camden County, NC.8

Keziah married James HALL.

 

12. Bailey FORBES. Born abt 1810.11

Bailey married Mary ROGERS11. Born abt 1810.11

They had the following children:

i. Nathaniel11. Born abt 1833.

ii. Isaac11. Born abt 1842. Occupation: farmer.

 

13. Sarah FORBES.6,8 Born abt 1804 in Camden County, NC.

Sarah married John KIGHT6,8, son of Zachariah, Jr. KIGHT & Mourning SANDERLIN. Born abt 1802 in Camden County, NC.

They had the following children:

i. Abby6. Born abt 1828.

ii. John, Jr.6,8. Born abt 1832 in Camden County, NC.

16 iii. Alexander "Ellick" (1835-)

17 iv. Gideon (1838-)

v. Henry6,8. Born in 1843 in Camden County, NC.

18 vi. Mary (~1847-)

vii. William6,8. Born abt 1848 in Camden County, NC.

    1. Leroy6. Born abt 1849.
    2.  

Sixth Generation

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14. Josephine FORBES. Born in 1845 in Camden County, NC.8 Josephine died in Pasquotank or Currituck County in 1936, she was 91. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Occupation: housewife. Religion: Protestant.

On 3 Oct 1870 when Josephine was 25, she married Thomas GREGORY, son of Spence GREGORY & Chloe Gregory, in Currituck County, NC.12 Born in 1840 in Camden County, NC.8 Thomas died in Currituck County, NC in 1883, he was 43.

They had the following children:

i. Enoch Dozier. Born on 30 Apr 1871 in Camden County, NC. Enoch Dozier died in Camden County, NC on 11 Aug 1942, he was 71. Religion: Protestant.

On 9 Nov 1901 when Enoch Dozier was 30, he married Mary FOREHAND, daughter of Durant FOREHAND & Sarah J. Forehand, in Camden County, NC.10 Born in 1882 in Camden County, NC. Mary died in Camden County, NC.

ii. Bailey Forbes. Born on 11 Feb 1874 in Currituck County, NC. Bailey Forbes died in Currituck County, NC on 13 Nov 1958, he was 84. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Occupation: Operated a General Merchandise Store. Education: Literate.

19 iii. James Thomas (1875-1950)

20 iv. Suemma (1877-1947)

21 v. Annie Elizabeth (1879-1948)

vi. Mary. Born on 10 Oct 1881 in Currituck County, NC. Mary died in Currituck County, NC on 8 Oct 1963, she was 81. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Occupation: Domestic.

On 18 Dec 1903 when Mary was 22, she married Charlie Forbes WILLIAMS, in Camden County, NC. Born on 22 Oct 1883 in Currituck County, NC. Charlie Forbes died in Currituck County, NC on 29 Jun 1971, he was 87.

22 vii. Nora (1883-1965)

15. Enoch D. FORBES. Born on 8 Apr 1848 in Camden County, NC. Enoch D. died in Camden County, NC on 10 Apr 1923, he was 75.13 Buried in Camden County, NC.

On 1 Jan 1879 when Enoch D. was 30, he married Julia A. DOZIER10, in Camden County, NC.10 Born in 1862. Julia A. died in 1906, she was 44.

They had the following children:

i. William. Born in 1881 in Camden County, NC.14

ii. Amellia. Born abt 1884 in Camden County, NC.10

On 11 Dec 1904 when Amellia was 20, she married John M. DUNCAN10, son of J. G. DUNCAN & Mary Duncan, in Camden County, NC. Born abt 1883.

iii. Benjamin. Born in 1887 in Camden County, NC.14

iv. Bettie. Born in 1890 in Camden County, NC.14

v. Alfonzo. Born in 1891 in Camden County, NC. Alfonzo died in Camden County, NC on 16 Jan 1922, he was 31.13 Buried on 17 Jan 1922 in Riddle, Camden County, NC.

vi. Enoch D., Jr.. Born abt 1895 in Camden County, NC.

On 22 Jan 1921 when Enoch D., Jr. was 26, he first married Mary SMITH, daughter of Mack SMITH & Delia Smith, in Camden County, NC.10 Born abt 1897.

On 7 Jul 1934 when Enoch D., Jr. was 39, he second married Annie RIGGS, daughter of Charlie RIGGS & Sallie Riggs, in Camden County, NC.10 Born abt 1914.

vii. Bailey Dozier. Born on 9 May 1903 in Camden County, NC.10 Bailey Dozier died in Virginia (Currituck Co., NC Resident) on 15 Sep 1989, he was 86.

On 24 Dec 1934 when Bailey Dozier was 31, he married Marguerite PUGH, daughter of C. N. PUGH & Ella Pugh, in Camden County, NC.10 Born abt 1909.10

 

16. Alexander "Ellick" KIGHT.6,8 Born in Nov 1835 in Camden County, NC.

Alexander "Ellick" married Mary E. WILLIAMS. Born abt 1837 in Camden County, NC.

They had the following children:

i. Greenville. Born on 29 Dec 1859 in Camden County, NC.6

ii. Sally6. Born abt 1858 in Camden County, NC.

iii. Liddia6. Born abt 1861 in Camden County, NC.

iv. Chloe6. Born abt 1864 in Camden County, NC.

v. Lugretty6. Born in Oct 1868 in Camden County, NC.

vi. Selector6. Born in Oct 1858 in Camden County, NC.

vii. Margaret6. Born abt 1870 in Camden County, NC.

viii. Louisa6. Born in 1879 in Camden County, NC.

 

17. Gideon KIGHT.6,8 Born on 12 Mar 1838 in Camden County, NC.

Gideon married Luvenia FORBES. Born on 15 Dec 1847 in Camden County, NC.

They had the following children:

i. Enoch F.6. Born abt 1868 in Camden County, NC.

ii. John F.6. Born abt 1865 in Camden County, NC.

iii. Emer Jane6. Born abt 1870 in Camden County, NC.

iv. Elizie6. Born abt 1872 in Camden County, NC.

v. Marshall F.6. Born abt 1874 in Camden County, NC.

vi. William Henry6. Born on 25 Sep 1875 in Camden County, NC. William Henry died in Currituck County, NC on 12 Feb 1948, he was 72.

William Henry married Sallie SEYMOUR.

vii. Sophia6. Born on 22 Feb 1876 in Camden County, NC.

viii. Milton6. Born in Dec 1878 in Camden County, NC.

ix. Rebecca6. Born in Jul 1879 in Camden County, NC.

x. Luvenia6. Born in Mar 1883 in Camden County, NC.

 

18. Mary KIGHT.6,8 Born abt 1847 in Camden County, NC.

Mary married Dennis BRAY. Born abt 1849.

They had the following children:

i. Nicholas. Born abt 1876.

    1. Lela. Born abt 1878.
    2.  

Seventh Generation

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19. James Thomas GREGORY. Born on 30 Jul 1875 in Currituck County, NC. James Thomas died in Currituck County, NC on 4 Jan 1950, he was 74. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County.

On 20 Apr 1902 when James Thomas was 26, he married Adelia SAWYER, daughter of Ed SAWYER, in Camden County, NC.10 Born on 10 Mar 1884 in Currituck County, NC. Adelia died in Camden County, NC on 2 Jan 1959, she was 74.

They had the following children:

i. Howard H.. Born on 3 Jan 1908 in Currituck County, NC. Howard H. died in Currituck County, NC on 1 Apr 1986, he was 78. Education: Literate.

ii. Adelia. Born on 16 Aug 1911 in Currituck County, NC. Occupation: Housewife. Education: Literate. Religion: Protestant.

Adelia married Jerome Kight DUNCAN. Born on 22 Nov 1908 in Currituck County, NC. Jerome Kight died in Currituck County, NC on 13 Mar 1978, he was 69.

iii. Irene. Born on 8 Aug 1913. Irene died on 13 Apr 1996, she was 82. Education: Literate. Religion: Protestant.

On 14 Jun 1933 when Irene was 19, she married Henry Forbes, Jr. KIGHT, son of Henry Forbes KIGHT & Sallie SEYMOUR, in Camden County, NC. Born on 29 Sep 1908 in Camden County, NC. Henry Forbes, Jr. died on 2 Apr 1991, he was 82.

iv. Tilmon Forbes. Born in 1916. Tilmon Forbes died in 1919, he was 3.

23 v. Thomas Edwin (1920-1999)

20. Suemma GREGORY. Born on 8 Aug 1877 in Camden County, NC. Suemma died in Elizabeth City, NC on 26 Jan 1947, she was 69. Buried in Old Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC. Occupation: Housewife. Education: Literate. Religion: Protestant.

On 25 Dec 1898 when Suemma was 21, she first married Edward Lewis CLIFTON, son of Henderson CLIFTON & Casandra SWAIN, in Camden County, NC.10 Born on 7 Aug 1875 in Washington County, NC. Edward Lewis died in Chowan County, NC on 15 Aug 1905, he was 30.

They had the following children:

i. Howard Henderson. Born on 27 Jan 1901 in Chowan County, NC. Howard Henderson died in Chowan County, NC on 12 Jan 1904, he was 2. Religion: Protestant.

24 ii. Bertha Gregory (1902-1983)

iii. Annie. Born on 18 Nov 1904 in Chowan County, NC. Annie died on 11 Dec 1904 in Chowan County, NC.

 

On 11 Oct 1916 when Suemma was 39, she second married Noah GARRETT, son of William W. GARRETT & Mary BURGESS, in Elizabeth City, NC. Born on 6 May 1857 in Camden County, NC. Noah died in Pasquotank County, NC on 5 Sep 1941, he was 84.

21. Annie Elizabeth GREGORY. Born on 9 Jul 1879 in Currituck County, NC. Annie Elizabeth died in Currituck County, NC on 28 Jul 1948, she was 69. Buried in Sanderlin Road, .1 mile from Indiantown Rd. Occupation: Domestic. Religion: Protestant.

On 19 Oct 1910 when Annie Elizabeth was 31, she married John C. DUNCAN, son of Dempsey DUNCAN & Nancy Duncan, in Currituck County, NC. Born on 27 Oct 1865 in Camden County, NC. John C. died in Camden County, NC on 10 May 1940, he was 74.

They had the following children:

i. John.

ii. Beulah.

Beulah married Titus KIGHT.

 

22. Nora GREGORY. Born on 2 Feb 1883 in Currituck County, NC. Nora died in Currituck County, NC on 26 Jan 1965, she was 81. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Occupation: Domestic. Education: Literate. Religion: Protestant.

Nora married Oscar S. SAWYER. Born on 29 Mar 1887 in Currituck County, NC. Oscar S. died in Currituck County, NC on 22 Aug 1969, he was 82.

They had the following children:

i. Emma Clifton. Born on 8 Sep 1914. Emma Clifton died in Currituck County, NC on 28 Feb 1922, she was 7. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Religion: Protestant.

25 ii. Oscar S. Jr.

Eighth Generation

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23. Thomas Edwin GREGORY. Born on 14 Jun 1920 in Currituck County, NC. Thomas Edwin died in Currituck County, NC on 28 Feb 1999, he was 78. Buried in Gregory Family Plot, Indiantown Road, Currituck County. Occupation: Retired. Education: Literate. Religion: Protestant.

Thomas Edwin married Jean BAKAY. Born on 19 Sep 1916 in New Jersey.

They had the following children:

i. Thomas

ii. Alice

iii. Eileen

24. Bertha Gregory CLIFTON. Born on 24 Feb 1902 in Chowan County, NC. Bertha Gregory died in Elizabeth City, NC on 26 Apr 1983, she was 81. Buried on 28 Apr 1983 in Old Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC. Occupation: Housewife. Education: High School. Religion: Methodist.

On 3 Aug 1921 when Bertha Gregory was 19, she married Add TRUEBLOOD, son of Nathan TRUEBLOOD & Elizabeth "Lizzie" COLSON, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina.15 Born on 4 Dec 1894 in Perquimans County, NC. Add died in Pasquotank County, NC on 12 Jan 1970, he was 75.

They had the following children:

i. Alma Revell (1922-)

ii. Etta Maxine (1923-1935)

iii. Edward Clifton (1924-1982)

iv. Bertha Ruth (1926-)

v. Mary Elizabeth (1928-1978)

vi. Annie Doris (1931-1992)

vii. Adelaide (1936-1996)

viii. Twin (1937-1937)

ix. Twin (1937-1937)

x. Maxine (1938-)

25. Oscar S. Jr. SAWYER. Born in Currituck County, NC.

Oscar S. Jr. married Emily R. Sawyer.

They had one child:

    1. Infant (-1940)
    2.  

 

 

 

1. Williard Forbes, Forbes family historian, Camden County, NC

2. James Forbes Deed registered 23 Apr 1719, Pasquotank County, NC

3. Thomas Barecock will dated 1 Jan 1721, Pasquotank County, NC

4. John Forbes will dated 24 Nov 1747, proved July Court 1750, Pasquotank County

5. Bailey Forbes will dated 26 Dec 1765, probated August Court 1774, Bk. HIK, pg. 74; Pasquotank County

6. The Harrison Family of Camden Co., NC; WorldConnect Project, Harvey B. Harrison III

7. Three Hundred Years Along the Pasquotank by Jesse Pugh

8. 1850 Census, Camden County, NC.

9. 1870 Camden County Census

10. Camden County Marriage Register.

11. 1850 Census, Currituck County, NC.

12. Currituck County, NC Marriage Register

13. Camden County, NC Death Records

14. 1900, Camden County Census.

15. Pasquotank County, NC Marriage Register.