Elmedia Forbush

20 July 1816–5 November 1817 (Age 1)
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elmedia

When Elmedia Forbush was born on 20 July 1816, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Rufus Francis Forbush, was 28 and her mother, Susanna Polly Clark, was 27. She lived in Royalston, Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1816. She died on 5 November 1817, in Fremont, Iowa, United States, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Francis Forbush
Susanna Polly Clark
Hiram Forbush
Jonathan C. Forbush
Polly Forbush
Elmedia Forbush
Rufus Francis Forbush Jr.
Susanna Forbush
Sanford Alonzo Forbush
Lurana Forbush
Loren E. Forbush
Lydia Forbush

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Name Meaning

1 Scottish: altered form of the Scottish name Forbes , which was traditionally pronounced as two syllables.2 Respelling of German Vorbusch, a topographic name for someone living on the edge of a wood, from vor ‘in front of’ + North German Busch ‘wood’, ‘bush’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmeda Forbush, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Elmeda Forbush, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elmedia Forbush -

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