Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I4040
  • Name: William Forbes
  • Suffix: 4th of Corse
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1530 in Corse, Aberdeenshire
  • Death: 1 APR 1614 in Scotland
  • Note:

    Some have him dying 1596.
    The builder of Lumphannan castle was William Forbes, who married Elizabeth Strachan (daughter of Sir Alexander Strachan of Thornton) and whose descendants included Patrick Forbes who in 1618 became Bishop of Aberdeen, ten years after his brother, John Forbes, became Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
    The lintel over the doorway displays the date 1581 and the initials W.F and E.S., William Forbes and Elizabeth Strachan.
  • _UID: 5352E1E19D694CA492DFCDA24FFD91122C5C
  • Change Date: 26 MAR 2007

    Father: Patrick Forbes b: ABT 1516 in Corse, Aberdeenshire
    Mother: Marjory Lumsden b: ABT 1520

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Strachan
    • Married: ABT 1562 in Scotland
    1. Has Children William ?Danzig Willie? Forbes b: ABT 1566
    2. Has Children Arthur Forbes b: ABT 1570 in Corse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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