Louis Forbes Family

By Larry Forbes

Louis Forbes-b.4/8/1887-Sherman,TX. d. 11/11/53 Albuquerque,NM buried El Paso,Tx buried Restland Cemetery


Wilo Ann Talley b.2/7/1896 –Silverton,TX. d.4/22/52 El Paso,TX- buried Restland Cemetery

Moved to Tucumcari,NM 1917. Louis was an engineer for Southern Pacific. They first lived on the old McEastland farm 2 miles west of town. In 1928 Louis pruchased the 360 acre Doughty Farm. In 1935 it was sold back to Dr. Doughty. They then moved to Cloudcroft, NM. All of the Family were members of the Church of Christ in Tucumcari.

Clyde Forbes(brother of Louis) worked for SP in Tucumcari

Children Born:

Buford Orville Forbes b.4/25/1916 El Paso,TX-lives in Georgetown,TX. Married Mary Alline Stanford of Shamrock b.4/13/22 Shamrock,TX d. 6/5/96 Georgetown,TX. She was living in Tucumcari with her aunt Thelma Carter. 1st child- Roylene –stillborn-6/12/44 buried in Tucumcari same grave as Willie Forbes.

Clarence Edward Forbes b.12/18/1917-Tucmucari d. 12/27/1987-Albuquerque

Lorena Forbes b.4/5/1920-Tucumcari Married John Vernon Gossett- Lives in San

Diego,Ca. 1 child-Patricia Annette Gossett Rolla b.8/9/44-Tucumcari-Lives in San Diego

Flora Alice Forbes b.4/29/22 –Tucumcari- d. 1/29/90 Reno,NV

Louis Forbes JR b.11/1/23-Tucumcari-d. 8/15/99 Arlington,WA

Robert Lee Forbes b.6/16/28-Tucumcari- Lives in CA

Arlie Ruth Forbes b.12/30/31-Tucumcari d. 9/7/86 Albuquerque, NM buried in El Paso

Willie Forbes- died at 1 year buried in Tucumcari

Jack Forbes-died still born-buried in Tucumcari