Forbes, Betty

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Forbes, Betty

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  • Forbes, Millicent Elizabeth
  • Land, Millicent Elizabeth
  • Land, Betty
  • MEL

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1924-2013

History

Millicent Elizabeth "Betty" Forbes was born in Hespeler, Ontario on July 10, 1924 alongside her twin sister, Peg, to parents Millicent Lyall and George Alexander Forbes. Betty grew up at the Forbes family estate, Hillhead, in Hespeler and attended Bishop Strachan School in Toronto.

Betty later attended the School for Nurses at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto for between 1943 and 1946. In 1946, Betty graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto with a scholarship in Child Psychology from the University of Toronto. Betty nursed in Vancouver before returning to Sick Kids to repay the scholarship. Betty was second in command of the country branch at Thistletown and then at K.W. Hospital.

Betty married William "Bill" Douglas Land on May 29, 1954. The couple had three children: Jennifer, Janet, and Thomas.

Betty passed away on June 30, 2013 at the age of 88 and was buried in New Hope Cemetery in Cambridge, Ontario.

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Land, Thomas (1959-)

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family

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Land, Thomas

is the child of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1959-2013

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Land, Janet (1956-)

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family

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Land, Janet

is the child of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1956-2013

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Land, Jennifer (1955-)

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family

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Land, Jennifer

is the child of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1955-2013

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Forbes, Millicent Lyall (1899-1973)

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family

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Forbes, Millicent Lyall

is the parent of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1924-1973

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Forbes, George Alexander (1897-1986)

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family

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Forbes, George Alexander

is the parent of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1924-1986

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Forbes, Peg (1924-2016)

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family

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Forbes, Peg

is the sibling of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1924-2013

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Land, Bill (1922-1983)

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family

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Land, Bill

is the spouse of

Forbes, Betty

Dates of the relationship

1954-1983

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Described by SGL November 2020.
Reviewed by NM December 2020.

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Millicent Elizabeth Forbes Land - FindAGrave

Obituary for Millicent Elizabeth (nee Forbes) Land Published July 3, 2013 in The Globe and Mail.

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