Name: Alexander Forbes
Suffix: 3rd Lord Pitsligo
Birth: ABT 1655
Note: Died age abt 35
Death: DEC 1690 1
Burial: Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire 1
Change Date: 7 JAN 2013
His son Alexander (22 May 1678 - 1764), was the 4th and last Lord Pitsligo, who married Rebecca, dau of John Norton, merchant of London, and was forced into hiding after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.
His [the 3rd or 4th Lord?] son John dsp 30 Aug 1781.
(Surely the John who dsp in 1781 would be the last Lord?)
Alexander, fourth and last Lord Pitsligo, celebrated for his share in the rebellion of 1745, and for his various adventures and escapes subsequent to it. After Culloden, with Lord Ogilvy and Hunter of Burnside, he got safe to Bergen in Norway, whence the party proceeded to Sweden. Lord Pitsligo afterwards returned to Scotland, and lurked amongst his tenantry in Aberdeenshire, till his death in 1764, at the advanced age of 85.Page: p 439
Father: Alexander Forbes b: 1635?
Mother: Mary Erskine
- Mary Forbes
- Title: Cokayne's Complete Peerage
Author: George E. Cokayne
Publication: 1887, 1910-1959, 1984
Repository: Cont. by John Young
Text: the best source for British gentry and nobility
- Type: Book
Periodical: Collections on the Shires of Aberdeen & Banff
Publication: Spalding Club