Delphia Ameta Abrams

1885–1957 (Age 71)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Delphia Ameta

When Delphia Ameta Abrams was born on 25 August 1885, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James Thomas Abrams, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Louisa Jones, was 31. She married John Evans Forbes on 25 June 1905, in Greenville Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1885 and Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died in 1957, in Greenville Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cherry Hill Cemetery, Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delphia Ameta Abrams
John Evans Forbes
Marriage: 25 June 1905
Roxy M Forbes
James Evans Forbes
Robert Gleeson Forbes

Spouse & Children

25 June 1905
Greenville Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States


  • Roxy M Forbes


  • James Evans Forbes


  • Robert Gleeson Forbes


Parents & Siblings

  • James Thomas Abrams


  • Margaret Louisa Jones




  • Female1879–1956Female

  • Female1879–1956Female

  • Mary Louise Abrams


  • Nancy Rebecca Abrams


  • Sallie Aldonia Abrams


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 12

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Delphia Forbes in household of John E Forbes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delphia Abrams in household of James Abrams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delphia Abrams, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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