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Dr. C.A. Forbes and his wife Irene (Matthews) Forbes, with children on the grounds on the Bonavista Cottage Hospital
Dr. C.A. Forbes and his wife Irene (Matthews) Forbes, with children on the grounds on the Bonavista Cottage Hospital
TitleDr. C.A. Forbes and his wife Irene (Matthews) Forbes, with children on the grounds on the Bonavista Cottage Hospital
SubjectsChildren; Forbes, Chesley Alexander, Dr., 1890-1956; Forbes, Irene (Matthews), 1887-1955
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 19 x 24 cm
CollectorsForbes Family
Date[ca. 1947]
Location No.PF-318.023
Biography / Adminsitrative HistoryDr. C.A. Forbes, son of Dr. R.E. Forbes and Elizabeth (Cowan) Forbes, was born December 8th, 1890. He married Irene (Matthews) Forbes (1887-1955), daughter of William and Julia (Sweetman) Matthews, in September, 1914. They had four children: Kathleen (born 1916), Vivian (born 1918), Clive (born 1921) and Lloyd (born 1924). Dr. Forbes died on January 11th, 1956, exactly one month after his wife passed away. Kathleen (Forbes) Deir married Jack Deir June 11, 1936. They had three daughters: Barbara (born 1937), Judith (born 1942), and Cynthia (1943-1999), a son named John Alexander who was born December 21, 1938 and died February 1, 1939, and two other sons, Glenn and Wayne.
Scope and contentThe children in the photo are (L-R): unidentified, Barbara Deir, Cynthia Deir, Judith Deir and unidentified.
DonorGlenn Deir, 1997
Collection TitleForbes Family Photograph Collection
NotesTitle based on contents of image
Resource TypePhotograph
FormatImage/jpeg
LanguageEng
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