Emmaline Forbush

28 June 1827–26 January 1912 (Age 84)
Stark, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Emmaline

When Emmaline Forbush was born on 28 June 1827, in Stark, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Chebar Forbush, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Grapes, was 22. She married Marvin Chesebrough on 18 May 1845. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 15 years. She died on 26 January 1912, in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84.

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Marvin Chesebrough
Emmaline Forbush
Marriage: 18 May 1845
Homer Chesebro

Spouse and Children

    Marvin Chesebrough



18 May 1845


    Homer Chesebro


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 6

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 36

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Emily Cheesbro in household of Marvin Cheesbro, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emily Cheesbro in household of Marvin Cheesbro, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Emily Chesebro in household of Marvin Chesebro, "United States Census, 1870"

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