Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Alexander Forbes[1]

Male 1877 - 1931  (54 years)


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  • Name Alexander Forbes 
    Born 7 Jan 1877  , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1905  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1905  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agent, Insurance 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-221466 
    Died 11 Feb 1931  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I221466  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Gordon Forbes,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Riach,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F280331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elsie Cooper,   b. 6 Apr 1884, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1959  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1905  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Gordon Alexander Forbes,   b. 27 Jun 1910, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 72 years)
     2. Robert Bell Forbes,   b. 1914,   d. 1979  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F221134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elsie Bell Cooper 
    Children 
     1. Robert Bell Forbes
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F276713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019088-05.
      Alexander Forbes, 25, Occ. Machinist, b. Aberdeen Scotland, Res. Galt, son of Gordon Forbes & Jane Riach married Elsie Cooper, 21, b. Aberdeen Scotland, Res. Galt, daughter of Alexander Cooper & Elsie Bell, Witn Alma J. Robb & Elizabeth Sanderson Both of Galt, 12 July 1905 in Galt.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 19 Page 26.

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In loving memory of/ Alexander FORBES/ husband of/ Elsie Bell COOPER/ born Jan. 7, 1877 died Feb. 11, 1931/ his wife/ Elsie B. COOPER/ Apr. 6, 1884 - July 22, 1959/ son/ Robert Bell FORBES/ 1914-1979/

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1877 - , Aberdeen, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1905 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1905 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1905 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent, Insurance - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 1931 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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