Ambrose Lorill Forsyth

27 January 1883–14 May 1978 (Age 95)
McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ambrose Lorill

When Ambrose Lorill Forsyth was born on 27 January 1883, in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, John Lewis Forsyth Sr., was 27 and his mother, Marcia Ann Collins, was 22. He married Margaret Lee Dalton on 6 April 1924. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and Mission, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 14 May 1978, in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Lorill Forsyth
Margaret Lee Dalton
Marriage: 6 April 1924
Dorothy Lee Forsyth
Thelma Louise Forsyth
Esther Lorene Forsyth

Spouse and Children

6 April 1924


    Dorothy Lee Forsyth


    Thelma Louise Forsyth


    Esther Lorene Forsyth


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 25

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Forsythe .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lorill A Forsyth in household of Virolla E Mckee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Forsyth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorill A Forsyth in household of John L Forsyth, "United States Census, 1900"

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