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  • ID: I307
  • Name: James Forbes
  • Suffix: 16th Lord Forbes
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1689
  • Death: 20 FEB 1761 in Putachie, Aberdeenshire
  • Occupation: Jacobite and mystic 1
  • Note:

    2nd son.
    Succeeded his nephew Francis.
    The 16th Lord Forbes built Castle Forbes on Donside to replace Druminnor, their home since the 14th century.
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    Presumably the Lord Forbes who visited Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon, the celebrated French mystic (1648 -1717).
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    Married, first, Mary, daughter of the third Lord Pitsligo, widow of John Forbes of Monymusk, and grandmother of the celebrated Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, baronet, and has a son, James, sixteenth [17th] Lord Forbes, and three daughters; secondly, in July 1741, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Gordon of Park, baronet.
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  • Change Date: 14 AUG 2006



    Father: William Forbes b: ABT 1656
    Mother: Anne Brodie

    Marriage 1 Mary Forbes
    • Married: 1715
    Children
    1. Has Children Sophia Forbes b: 1716
    2. Has Children James Forbes b: 1724
    3. Has No Children Mary Forbes

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Gordon b: 1720
    • Married: JUL 1741 1

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The House of Forbes
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1937
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