American Silversmiths

Gilbert Forbes
Philander Hayley
Abraham Gerritse Forbes
Jane Young
Benjamin Gilbert Forbes


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Benjamin Gilbert Forbes
  • Born: 25 Mar 1793, New York City NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1816-1825 as a silvesmith in New York City NY

  • He was a partner in 1826-1827 with Merritt Fordham in New York City NY as FORDHAM & FORBES, with a shop at the rear of 39 Spruce Street. 18
  • He worked after 1827 as a silvesmith in New York City NY
    Listed in Longworth's 1834 city directory at 70 Centre Street and 142 by 1842.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a silversmith.

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