George Lockhart Forrester

7 November 1892–January 1982 (Age 89)
Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of George Lockhart

When George Lockhart Forrester was born on 7 November 1892, in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Forrester, was 29 and his mother, Mary Halley, was 29. He married Margaret Barbour Nelson on 14 January 1916, in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1924 and lived in Lower Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Asbury Park, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1960. In 1940, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as youth director, salvation army in Lower Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. He died in January 1982, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

George Lockhart Forrester
1892–1982
Margaret Barbour Nelson
1889–1968
Marriage: 14 January 1916
Helen (Ella) Barbour Forrester
1920–
Sgt Robert Young Forrester
1921–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1916
Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Helen (Ella) Barbour Forrester

    Female1920–Female

    Sgt Robert Young Forrester

    Male1921–2004Male

Parents and Siblings

    David Forrester

    Male1863–Male

    Mary Halley

    Female1863–Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary Tasker Forrester

    Female1883–1934Female

    William Forrester

    Male1885–1901Male

    Archibald Halley Forrester

    Male1887–1985Male

    David Forrester

    Male1889–Male

    Ann Blyth Forrester

    Female1890–1890Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 25

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Forrest .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George L Forrester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George L Forrester, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Lockhart Forrester, "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"

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