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Forbes and Lannin of Hibbert, Perth County South, Ontario

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I am looking for ancestors of George Forbes b.1811 in Ireland. He married Hannah b.1815 in Ireland. Their children were Thomas b.1833, Richard b.1835, Frances and Mary (Twins) b.1840, Sarah b. 1844 and Evesie b.1847. They were farmers.
George had a brother John Forbes b.1812 in Ireland. John married Jane Lannin b.1815. Their children were Mary Ann b.1835, Ellen b.1839, Evesie b.1840, Thomas b.1843, Elizabeth b.1845, Susan b.1847 and Jane b.1849. They too were farmers.
All lived in the same area. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: FORBES LANNIN
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by eileenmorrison on 2010-12-25 07:14:24

John Forbes was born around February 27, 1806 in Ireland (estimated from his obituary). His wife Jane Lannin was born around December 25, 1816 (estimated from the date on her death card) in Ireland. They were married 1835 in the diocese of Cork and Ross, County of Cork, Ireland. They came to Canada around 1844 or 1845 with their four eldest children.
Their children were Mary Ann born 1836, Ellen born 1837, Evasia born 1841, Thomas born 1843, Elizabeth born 1846, Susan born 1848, Jane born 1850, Alice born 1851, Priscilla born 1854, John born 1856, Matilda born 1858, William Samuel born 1860, and a daughter in infancy named Manetta birthdate unknown.
They first lived in Merrickville, Canada West where Elizabeth was born. By 1851, they living in Hibbert Township, Huron County where the rest of their family were born. Also living in that area were his brothers George ( Hannah), and Richard (Rebecca) and their families. John later moved to McKillop Township in Huron County where he died.
John died October 10, 1897 McKillop Township, Huron County, Ontario, Canada aged 90 years. The following is his obit.

John Forbes died at 90 years, 7 months and 10 days. He was a native of Cork and married in Ireland 63 years ago. Years ago, he was bitten on the leg by a horse but has suffered with an abcess for 40 years. About 15 years ago, his health started to decline. He came to McKillop 30 years ago having come from Perth County.
Member of Church of England, he was an honest, straightforward man and conservative in politics. There is a large family of children, but only one resides here. (William Samuel Forbes)
Brussels Post October 15, 1897

Jane died July 27, 1904 Lot 16, Concession 14, McKillop Township, Huron County, Ontario Canada aged 87 years. She lived with her son William Samuel Forbes and his family after her husband John died. Both are buried in Brussels Cemetery, Morris Township, Huron County, Ontario. The following is her obit.

Mrs. John Forbes died at the home of her son Samuel on Wednesday of this week in her 88th year, She had been ill for several weeks. Her husband predeceased her. The funeral will take place to Brussels Cemetery, on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
Brussels Post August 1904

John's brother Richard died in Listowel, Ontario where he was living with his son William and his wife Elizabeth ( daughter of the above John and Jane).
Any further information would be appreciated.

by forbes1992 on 2012-08-23 18:17:39

do you know anyone named everette forbes??

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