Ambrose Lorill Forsyth

Male27 January 1883–after 14 May 1978

Brief Life History of Ambrose Lorill

When Ambrose Lorill Forsyth was born on 27 January 1883, in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, John Louis 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 Mission, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Redlands Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1978, in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 95.

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

Sources (15)

  • Ambrose L Forsyth, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ambrose Lovill Forsyth, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Ambrose Lovill Forsyth, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1924
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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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 of Forsythe .

    History: The statesman John Forsyth (1780–1841) was born at Fredericksburg, VA, a descendant of James Forsyth, who came to VA from Scotland in 1680. John was in public service for 30 years as representative, US senator, governor of Georgia, minister to Spain, and secretary of state.

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

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