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
Margaret Barbour Nelson
Marriage: 14 January 1916
Helen (Ella) Barbour Forrester
Sgt Robert Young Forrester

Spouse and Children

14 January 1916
Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Helen (Ella) Barbour Forrester


    Sgt Robert Young Forrester


Parents and Siblings

    David Forrester


    Mary Halley




    Mary Tasker Forrester


    William Forrester


    Archibald Halley Forrester


    David Forrester


    Ann Blyth Forrester


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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.

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.

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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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