Name: James Forbes
Suffix: 16th Lord Forbes
Death: 20 FEB 1761 in Putachie, Aberdeenshire
Occupation: Jacobite and mystic 1
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Change Date: 14 AUG 2006
Succeeded his nephew Francis.
The 16th Lord Forbes built Castle Forbes on Donside to replace Druminnor, their home since the 14th century.
Presumably the Lord Forbes who visited Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon, the celebrated French mystic (1648 -1717).
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.
Father: William Forbes b: ABT 1656
Mother: Anne Brodie
- Sophia Forbes b: 1716
- James Forbes b: 1724
- Mary Forbes
Elizabeth Gordon b: 1720
- Type: Book
Periodical: The House of Forbes
Publication: Spalding Club