Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Forbeses in:
 • Worcester Rural Cemetery
 • Worcester
 • Worcester County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Esther Forbes
Birth: Jun. 28, 1891
Westborough
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1967
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Author. Best known as a writer of Colonial America including biographies. Altogether she wrote 11 books on the subject. Her books include "Paul Revere And The World He Lived In" (1942) and "Johnny Tremain" (1943). In 1942 Forbes won the Pulitzer History Prize for Revere, at the ceremony Forbes took the podium and said a few lines from the book: "While waiting to start his famous ride, he realized that he'd forgotten his spurs, sent his dog home with a note asking that they be brought to him." Forbes was given a standing ovation. 
 
Burial:
Worcester Rural Cemetery
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6836597
Esther Forbes
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Esther Forbes
Cemetery Photo
Added by: kdkb
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

I never read "Johnny Tremain" but Bart Simpson on "The Simpsons" did and at the end of the book, he said, "Wow!" in an amazed way and you really touched this bad boy!
- Bridget Hainline
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013

- BigLebo
 Added: Dec. 24, 2012

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 7, 2012
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 25 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service