Biography of Dr. Gilbert Forbes
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Forbes, Dr. Gilbert, was born in the city of New York in 1773. In his youth he studied medicine and passed seven years of his life in active service as a marine surgeon. He then married Mary Acker Croton, of New York, and engaged in the practice of his profession at Tarrytown, N. Y. In 1855 he abandoned practice and removed to Kendall, locating about two and one half miles northwest from Kendall village, where he followed farming during the rest of his life. He died in 1862; his wife died in 1868. They reared to adult age nine children.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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