Great grandma Alice and Van, and Uncle Tim and Jeannette, had houses in Forbestown in the early 1950’s. It seems they were next to each other, with an area between the houses shown in one of the photos. They had a mill there, and one winter there was so much snow that the mill collapsed.

Forbestown, California

I’m piecing this history together merely from the photos on the page. Those of you who know the history of the family in Forbestown, please send a comment with additions, corrections, and modifications. Or email me at



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