Forbes, George Alexander

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Forbes, George Alexander

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  • Forbes, Alex
  • Forbes, Alec
  • GAF
  • Forbes, George Alex

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Dates of existence

1897-1986

History

George Alexander "Alex" Forbes was born on January 2, 1897 in Hespeler, Ontario to parents Amy Victoria Ellis (1868-1941) and George Duthie Forbes (1860-1934).

Forbes' father, George Duthie Forbes, was elected the mayor of Hespeler in 1901.

During the First World War, George Alexander Forbes was drafted into the 1st Depot Battalion of the Western Ontario Regiment on April 26, 1918 in London, Ontario. He then transferred to the Royal Flying Corps.

On January 19, 1922 George Alexander Forbes married Millicent Lyall Buck. Millicent and George had twin daughters, Millicent Elizabeth "Betty" and Margaret "Peg" Isabel, on July 10, 1924.

George was elected as a councilor of Hespeler in 1930.

After the death of his father, George Duthie Forbes, George Alexander Forbes became the director of a number of companies his father owned interest in.

George Alexander died in 1986 and was buried in New Hope Cemetery in Cambridge, Ontario.

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Forbes, Peg (1924-2016)

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family

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Forbes, Peg

is the child of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1924-1986

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Forbes, Betty (1924-2013)

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Category of the relationship

family

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Forbes, Betty

is the child of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1924-1986

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Forbes, Millicent Lyall (1899-1973)

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Category of the relationship

family

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Forbes, Millicent Lyall

is the spouse of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1922-1973

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Wilson, Ross Alexander (1952-)

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Category of the relationship

family

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Wilson, Ross Alexander

is the grandchild of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1952-1986

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Wilson, Pamela Margaret (1950-2011)

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Category of the relationship

family

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Wilson, Pamela Margaret

is the grandchild of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1950-1986

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Forbes, Robert ([18--]-1895)

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family

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Forbes, Robert

is the grandparent of

Forbes, George Alexander

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Land, Thomas (1959-)

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Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Land, Thomas

is the grandchild of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1959-1986

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Land, Janet (1956-)

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Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Land, Janet

is the grandchild of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1956-1986

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Land, Jennifer (1955-)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Land, Jennifer

is the grandchild of

Forbes, George Alexander

Dates of the relationship

1955-1986

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

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  • English

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Sources

George Alexander Forbes - FindAGrave

George Alexander "Alexander" Forbes - Waterloo Region Generations

George Alexander Forbes - CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project

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