Charles Fobes

26 November 1802–4 July 1889 (Age 86)
Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Fobes was born on 26 November 1802, in Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Amara Forbes, was 25 and his mother, Anna Eames, was 30. He married Louisa Keating in 1832, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. He lived in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 4 July 1889, in Deering, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Charles Fobes
Louisa Keating
Marriage: 1832

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    Louisa Keating


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Forbes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Fobes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Fobes in entry for George Clinton Fobes, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Charles Fobes in entry for Charles Scott Fobes, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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