Charles F. Forbes
Obituary from Oneida Dispatch September 1, 1894
Death of Charles F. Forbes- The friends of Charles F. Forbes, who resided
near Glenwood Cemetery, were surprised early yesterday morning to hear of his
sudden death, which took place there after an illness so short that some of
his relatives were not a aware of it. Mr. Forbes was the son of George Forbes
and was born near Oneida nearly 47 years ago. His whole life was spent in this
immediate vicinity. His wife, a Miss Trowbridge, survives him with three young
children. His father survives him and his step-mother; also two sisters; Mrs.
George Wentz and Mrs. Henry Bishop, both residents of the Town of Lenox. The
funeral will occur Monday at 2 PM.
E B French Undertaker
Notes: Cause of death on the death certificate was Erysipelas (Acute disease
of skin, Saint Anthony's Fire (from its burning heat or perhaps, because Saint
Anthony was supposed to cure it miraculously) Miss Trowbridge was the daughter
of Seth Trowbridge and Martha Perry. After Seth died, Martha married George
Forbes (see below) December 24, 1860 in Oneida Castle.
Date: Friday, March 05, 1999 02:19 PM
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