Charlotte Isabella Forster

Femaleabout 1770–1 July 1840

Brief Life History of Charlotte Isabella

When Charlotte Isabella Forster was born about 1770, in Tullaghan, County Monaghan, Ireland, her father, John Forster, was 24 and her mother, Sophia Wynch, was 17. She married Alexander Montgomery on 12 June 1827, in Phillipstown Manor, County Carlow, Ireland. She died on 1 July 1840, at the age of 71.

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Alexander Montgomery
Charlotte Isabella Forster
Marriage: 12 June 1827

Sources (3)

  • Isabella Forster in the England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Charlotte J Forster, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"
  • Charlotte I Forster in entry for Alexander J Montgomery, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1827Phillipstown Manor, County Carlow, Ireland
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (3)


    Age 28

    Battle of Antrim.


    Age 28

    The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.


    Age 69

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    Name Meaning

    English: shortened form of Forrester , an occupational name for someone who worked in a forest.

    English: possibly a Norman French nickname or occupational name from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors or shears, cutler’. Compare Force and Forse .

    German (mainly Förster): agent derivative of Middle High German forst ‘forest’, denoting someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or who worked in one (see Forst ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Foerster .

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

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