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Families covered: Forbes of Forbes

William Forbes, 7th Lord (d 1593)
m. (19.12.1538) Elizabeth Keith (dau of Sir William Keith of Inverugie)
1. John Forbes, 8th Lord (b 03.07.1542, d 29.06.1606, 2nd son)
  m1. (11.1558, div 24.06.1573) Margaret Gordon (d 01.01.1606, dau of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly)
  A. John Forbes, 9th Lord (b c1570, d unm 11.08.1606, monk, 2nd son)
  B. Jean Forbes
  m. (mcrt 12.05.1597) William Cumyn of Earnside
  C. Margaret Forbes
  m1. (mcrt 23.04.1600) George Sinclair of Dunbeath (d 1624)
m2. (before 1628) Claud Hamilton
  D.+ other issue - William (b 1562, dvp 21.03.1592, monk), Isobel (d young)
  m2. (before 17.03.1579/80) Jonet Seton (d 02.02.1616, dau of Walter Seton of Touch)
  F. Arthur Forbes, 10th Lord (b 25.04.1581)
  m. (05.02.1600) Jean Elphinstone (b 17.02.1582, a 1628, dau of Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord)
  i. Alexander Forbes, 11th Lord (d 20.04.1672)
  m1. Anne Forbes (dau of John Forbes, 9th of Pitsligo)
  a. William Forbes, 12th Lord (d 1697)
  m1. (1643/8) Jean Campbell (d 10.12.1660/6, dau of Sir John Campbell of Calder)
  (1) William Forbes, 13th Lord (d 07.1716)
  m. (1680) Anne Brodie (dau of James Brodie of Brodie)
(A) William Forbes, 14th Lord (d 26.06.1730)
  m. (mcrt 03.09.1720) Dorothy Dale (dau of William Dale of Covent Garden)
  (i) Francis Forbes, 15th Lord (b 19.12.1721, bur 08.08.1734)
  (ii) Jean Forbes (d 27.07.1774)
  m. (22.04.1748) James Dundas, 24th of Dundas (b 1721, d 1780)
  (iii) Elizabeth Forbes (b 05.01.1730, d 03.10.1761) duplicated below?
  m. (1752) John Gregory in Edinburgh
  (iv)+ other issue - Anne (bpt 10.06.1674, d 06.1674), Mary (bpt 03.11.1675, bur 09.11.1734)
  (B) James Forbes, 16th Lord (b 1689, d 20.02.1761)
  m1. (1715) Mary Forbes (dau of Alexander Forbes, 3rd Lord of Pitsligo)
  (i) Sophia Forbes (b c1715, d 13.03.1790)
m. Charles Cumine of Kinninmont
  (ii) Mary Forbes (d 21.06.1793)
  m. James Gordon of Cobairdy
  (a) Mary Elizabeth Gordon
  m. (1774) Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie (d 1828)
  (iii) Anne Forbes (b c1724, d 30.10.1750)
  m. (20.11.1746) Thomas Erskine of Pittodrie
(iv) James Forbes, 17th Lord (b c1725, d 29.07.1804)
  m. (01.1760) Catherine Innes (d 16.04.1805, dau of Sir Robert Innes, Bart of Orton and Balveny)
  (a) James Onchocar Forbes, 18th Lord (b 07.03.1765, d 04.05.1843, General)
  m. (02.06.1792) Elizabeth Hunter (b 09.05.1775, d 11.10.1830, dau of Walter Hunter of Polmood and Crailing)
  ((1)) Walter Forbes, 19th Lord (b 29.05.1798, d 02.05.1868, 2nd son) had issue
  m1. (31.01.1825) Horatia Shaw (b 19.05.1799, d 24.12.1862, dau of Sir John Gregory Shaw, 5th Bart of Eltham (Kenward) by Theodocia Margaret Monson)
  m2. (04.04.1864) Louisa Ormond (d 26.01.1921, dau of James Ormond of Abingdon)
  ((2)) Robert Forbes (b 01.06.1808, d 02.06.1883, 6th son) had issue
  m. (26.03.1828) Frances Dorothy Hodges (d 03.06.1895, dau of Thomas Law Hodges)
  ((3)) Caroline Elizabeth Forbes (d 14.04.1865)
  m. (16.11.1818) George Fairholme of Greenknow (d 19.11.1846)
((4)) Charlotte Elizabeth Forbes (b c1801, d 05.11.1883)
  m. (15.09.1825) Sir John Forbes, 6th Bart of Craigievar (d 16.02.1846)
  ((5)) Mary Stuart Forbes (d 02.02.1897)
  m. (28.08.1839) Charles Benjamin Lee Mainwaring of The Abbey, Knaresborough (d 10.01.1874)
  ((6)) Isabella Drummond Forbes (d 09.01.1897)
  m. (28.08.1839) Baron Ernest de Poelnitz
  ((7))+ other issue - James (b 09.04.1796, dvp 25.02.1835, Lt. Col.), Frederick (b 05.04.1803, d 23.04.1826), William (d 10.03.1805), John (b 28.12.1806, d 05.11.1835), Elizabeth Jane (d unm 20.12.1891)
  (b) Marjory Forbes (d 04.10.1842)
  m1. (04.06.1786) John Mackenzie of Cromarty, Lord MacLeod, Count Cromarty (b 1727, dsp 02.4.1789)
  m2. (11.03.1794) John Murray, 4th Duke of Atholl (b 30.06.1755, d 29.09.1830)
  (c) Mary Elizabeth Forbes (d 02.11.1803)
  m. (09.07.1785) Sir John Hay, 5th Bart of Haystoun and Smithfield (b 15.01.1755, d 23.05.1830)
(d)+ other issue (d unm) - Robert Alaster Cam (d 07.10.1795), Andrew (d 12.06.1808), William (d 01.02.1792)
  m2. (07.1741) Elizabeth Gordon (b c1721, d 12.06.1792, dau of Sir James Gordon, Bart of Park)
  (C) Archibald Forbes (b 03.11.1697)
(D) Mary Forbes
  m. John Ogilvie of Balbegno (d 08.1743)
  Identified in BP1934 (Alison) was ...
  (E) Elizabeth Forbes duplicated above?
  m. John Gregory (professor in Medicine in Edinburgh)
  (i) Dorothea Montague Gregory
  m. (19.06.1782) Archibald Alison (b 13.11.1757, d 17.05.1839, prebendary of Sarum, son of Archibald of New Hall (b 14.06.1730, d 18.02.1794) by Margaret Harte of Lysterick (m. 18.06.1754, d 17.07.1811))
  (a) William Pulteney Alison (dsp 09.1859, professor in Medicine in Edinburgh)
  m. (11.08.1832) Margaret Gregory (dau of Dr. James Gregory of Edinburgh)
  (b) Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Bart (b 29.12.1792, d 23.05.1867) had issue
  m. (21.03.1825) Elizabeth Glencairn Tytler (d 05.10.1874, dau of Lt. Col. Patrick Tytler by Isabella Erskine)
  (c) Henrietta Laura Alison
  m. (23.12.1822) William Pinkerton (Captain)
  (d) Dorothea Montague Alison
  m. (06.05.1810) Lt. Col. John Gerard of Rochsoles
  (e) Elizabeth Alison (d unm)
  (f) Margaret Ann Forbes Alison
  m. William Burge (QC, attorney general in Jamaica)
(2) Arthur Forbes of Breda (dsp)
  (3) Archibald Forbes of Putachie (bur 29.11.1723)
  m. ?? (bur 18.05.1752)
  (4) Margaret Forbes (d 04.1677)
  m1. (c1668) Alexander Sutherland, 1st Lord of Duffus (d 31.08.1674)
  m2. (23.02.1676) Sir Robert Gordon, Bart of Gordonstoun (b 07.03.1647, d 05.09.1704)
  (5) Elizabeth Forbes
  m. John Leith of Whitehaugh
  (A) Anne Leith
  m. (1706) William Forbes of Tolquhoun (b 1685-6, d 05.04.1728)
m2. Anne Erskine (dau of Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun)
  m3. (c12.1682) Barbara Forbes (dau of Forbes of Asloune)
  b.+ several children (d young)
  m2. Elizabeth Forbes (dau of Robert Forbes of Rires)
  c. Christian Forbes
  m. John Forbes of Balfluig
d. Mary Forbes
  m1. (mcrt 30.01.1679) Hugh Rose of Kilravock (d 1687)
  m2. Alexander Kinnaird of Culbin
  e.+ other issue - James (Colonel), Arthur (Colonel), Anne (d unm), others (d young)
  ii. Barbara Forbes (b 17.01.1607, a 1666)
  m. (mcrt 22/23.01.1628) George Mackenzie, 2nd Earl of Seaforth (d 08.1651)
  iii. Anna Forbes (b 01.03.1610)
  m. (after 04.11.1635) Arthur Forbes of Echt (d 1680)
  iv. Elizabeth Forbes (b 08.03.1611)
  m. James Skene of Skene (d 1656)
v.+ other issue - John (b 02.11.1603, d young), John (b 02.11.1608, a 12.1635, Colonel), William (b 02.02.1614, d 16.05.1654, Colonel), Arthur (b 29.08.1615, Captain), James (b 25.05.1617, Captain)
  G. David Forbes (b 03.05.1591, d young)
  H. Catherine Forbes (b 1583)
  m. (mcrt 31.07.1606) William Gordon of Rothiemay (d 01.01.1630)
  The following has been pulled together from cross-references. It is possible that a generation has been missed out.
  i. John Gordon of Rothiemay
  m. Elizabeth Barclay, heiress of Towie (dau of Patrick Barclay of Towie)
  a. Jean Gordon
  m. (10.01.1706) Sir George Innes, 2nd Bart of Coxton (d c12.1715)
  ii. Margaret Gordon (d 02.11.1662)
  m. (07.1643) James Gordon (b 17.05.1617, d 26.09.1686, minister of Rothiemay, historian, etc)
  partner(s) unknown
  I.+ other issue - James, Arthur
2. William Forbes of Fodderbirse and Logy Fintray (b 02.03.1543-4, a 1578)
  m1. Marjory Forbes (dau of Alexander Forbes, 6th of Tolquhoun)
  A.+ issue
  m2. ??
  B. James Forbes
  m. dau of William Forbes of Corsindae
3. James Forbes of Lethinty (b 16.07.1551, 5th son) had issue
  m. (before 29.04.1574) Margaret Forbes (dau of Sir William Forbes, 7th of Pitsligo)
4. Jean Forbes (b 25.04.1541)
  m. James Ogilvy, 5th Lord of Airlie (b c1541, d 1606)
5. Elizabeth Forbes (b 10.11.1545)
m. Henry Sinclair, 5th Lord (b 1527, d 21.10.1601)
6. Christian Forbes (b 24.06.1547, d 1622)
  m. George Johnston of Caskieben (d 1593)
7. Isabel Forbes (b 16.10.1548, bur 22.03.1622)
  m. (1567) Sir John Gordon, 3rd of Pitlurg (d 16.09.1600)
8. Catherine Forbes (b 07.07.1554)
  m. Sir George Barclay of Gartly
9. Margaret Forbes (b 14.10.1557)
  m. (before 1583) George Sinclair of Mey (d 1616)
10. Barbara Forbes (b 31.01.1560-1)
  m1. (mcrt 04/05.06.1586) Robert Allardyce, younger of Allardyce (b c1561, dvp 26.12.1587)
  m2. Alexander Hay of Dalgetty (d c1638)
  m3. Sir Archibald Douglas of Kilmour (d 1649)
11. Anna Forbes (b 30.09.1564)
  m1. (mcrt 10/12.08.1588) Sir John Seton of Barns
  m2. John Hamilton (brother of Samuelston)
12.+ other issue - Alexander (b 25.11.1539, d young), Arthur of Logie (b 03.04.1550, d 1574), Alexander (b 24.01.1552-3, d young), Robert (b 01.01.1555-6, Prior of Monymusk), Abraham of Blacktoun (b 02.03.1558-9)

Main source(s): TSP (Forbes), BP1934 (Forbes)
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