1. FRANCIS FORBES (son of ALEXANDER &ELIZABETH (CASLER) FORBES/FAHRBUSH/VARRBOS) was born abt 1811 probably in Herkimer County, New York. They arrived in Jefferson County between 1835 when they were in Herkimer Co. for the New York Census, and June 1839 when my ancester their son was born in Plessis, Jefferson, New York. Francis Forbes can be found in the 1840 Jefferson Co., New York census. He and his wife lived in Plessis, Town of Alexandria, Jefferson Co., New York at the time of their son John's birth according to his death record. John also mentions Evans Mills as the place he was from, when a article was written about him in an Elyria, Ohio newspaper when he was in his 90s.
He married on 7 Nov 1830 in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York ELISABETH/BETSY HELMER who was born 2 Dec 1813 in Herkimer, Herkimer Co. New York. She was the daughter of LEONARD &CATHARINE (HARTER/HERDER) HELMER. She is mentioned with her daughter Mahala in Adam Helmer's will as his sister, and Mahala as his niece.
2 i WILLIAM FORBES
3 ii ALEXANDER FORBES married MINERVA C. PUTNAM, widow of JAMES DAILY
4 iii MARY FORBES
5 iv MARGARET FORBES
6 v JOHN FORBES married (1) LUCY M. PUTNAM, daughter of JOHN A. &MARIETTIE PUTNAM; (2) MARY EAGAN, daughter of PETER EAGAN
7 vi LUCINDA FORBES
8 vii MAHALA FORBES
9 viii CATHERINE FORBES
10 ix JAMES FORBES
11 x ROBERT FORBES
12 xi ALMIRA
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