Name: William Forbes
Suffix: 4th of Corse
Birth: 1530 in Corse, Aberdeenshire
Death: 1 APR 1614 in Scotland
Change Date: 26 MAR 2007
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.
Father: Patrick Forbes b: ABT 1516 in Corse, Aberdeenshire
Mother: Marjory Lumsden b: ABT 1520
- William ?Danzig Willie? Forbes b: ABT 1566
- Arthur Forbes b: ABT 1570 in Corse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland