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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.
    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.
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  • Change Date: 14 AUG 2006

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

    Marriage 1 Mary Forbes
    • Married: 1715
    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

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