'Forbes05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Forbes of Corse, Forbes of Craigievar, Forbes of Granard, Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone

Patrick Forbes of Corse (a 1482)
1. David Forbes of Corse and Forthirbirss (a 1510)
  m. Elizabeth Panter
  A. Patrick Forbes of Corse
  m. Marjory Lumsden (dau of Lumsden of Cushny)
  i. William Forbes of Corse (d 1596)
  m. Elizabeth Strachan (dau of ?? Strachan of Thornton)
  a. Patrick Forbes of Corse, Bishop of Aberdeen (b 1564, d 1635)
  m. Lucretia Spens (dau of Spens of Warmiston)
  (1) John Forbes
  (A) George Forbes of Corse
b. William Forbes of Menie and Craigievar (d 12.1627)
  m. Margaret Udward (dau of Nicol Udward, Provost of Edinburgh)
  (1) Sir William Forbes, 1st Bart of Craigievar (a 1630)
  m. Bethia Murray (dau of Sir Archibald Murray, 1st Bart of Blackbarony)
  (A) Sir John Forbes, 2nd Bart of Craigievar (b 1636, d 1703)
  m. (1659) Margaret Young (dau of Young of Auldbar)
  (i) Sir William Forbes, 3rd Bart of Craigievar (b 1660)
  m. (16.10.1684) Margaret Rose (dau of Hugh Rose of Kilravock)
(a) Hugh Forbes (b 1695, dvpsp, 2nd son)
  m. (1716) Janet Ogilvie (dau of James, 4th Earl of Findlater)
  (b) Sir Arthur Forbes, 4th Bart of Craigievar, later also of Thainstone (b 1709, d 01.01.1773, 6th son)
  Sir Arthur was left Thainstone by Sir Andrew Mitchell.
  m1. (1729) Christian Ross (dau of Ross of Arnage)
  ((1)) Jean Forbes (b 1730)
  m. (1749) John Forbes, 6th of Culloden (b 1710, d 26.12.1772)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Forbes (b 1731)
  m. Leith of Overhall
  m2. (1750) Margaret Strachan (dau of Strachan of Balgall)
((3)) George Forbes (b 1715, d young)
  ((4)) Sir William Forbes, 5th Bart of Craigievar (b 1755, d 15.02.1816)
  m. (04.06.1780) Sarah Sempill (d 08.09/12.1799, dau of John Sempill, 13th Lord)
  ((A)) Sir Arthur Forbes, 6th Bart of Craigievar (b 1784, d unm 1823)
  ((B)) Sir John Forbes, 7th Bart of Craigievar (b 02.07.1785, d 16.02.1846) had issue
  m. (15.09.1825) Charlotte Elizabeth Forbes (dau of James Onchocar Forbes, 18th Lord)
  Their eldest son became 17th Baron Sempill.
  ((C)) William Forbes (d unm)
  ((D)) Hugh Forbes (b 1799, d 1856) had issue
  m. (1834) Agnes Morgan (d 03.01.1864, dau of James Gordon Morgan)
  ((E)) Janet Forbes (d 15.02.1846)
  m. (11.09.1811) Alexander Forbes (b 13.10.1788, d 03.02.1843) @@ below
  ((F)) Margaret Forbes
  m. Robert Wallace of Kelly (dsp)
  ((G)) Sarah Forbes (d 03.07.1872)
  m. Rev. S. Roberts
  ((H)) Elizabeth Forbes (d 13.06.1872)
  m. Christopher Capel of Prestbury House (d 08.10.1846, Minister)
  ((I)) Catherine Forbes
  m. (08.06.1812) John Gordon of Cainbulg
  ((J)) Maria Forbes
m. _ Ward
  ((K)) Jane Forbes
  m. Rev. Dr. Carpenter
  ((5)) Duncan Forbes, later Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone (b 26.03.1757, d 06.10.1796)
  m. (27.03.1777) Katherine Ann Fraser (d 27.12.1836, dau of William Fraser of Fraserfield)
  ((A)) Arthur Andrew Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone (b 1779, d unm 03.05.1801)
  ((B)) William Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone (b 03.085.1482, d unm 11.05.1808)
  ((C)) Duncan Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone (b 1784, d 07.03.1812)
  ((D)) John Forbes-Mitchell of Thainstone (b 21.03.1786, d 09.07.1822) had issue
  m. (08.02.1809) Ann Powell (d 27.12.1836, dau of Lt. Col. George Powell)
  ((E)) Alexander Forbes (b 13.10.1788, d 03.02.1843) had issue
m. (11.09.1811) Janet Forbes (d 15.02.1846, dau of Sir William Forbes, 5th Bart of Craigievar) @@ above
  ((F)) Henry David Forbes-Mitchell of Balgownie (formerly called Fraserfield) (b 12.11.1790, d 24.07.1869) had issue
  m. (27.05.1816) Margaret Fraser of Fraserfield (d 19.08.1839, dau of Alexander Fraser of Fraserfield)
  ((G))+ other issue (dsp) - Mansfield, Rachel, Margaret
  ((6)) John Forbes (d young)
  ((7)) Arthur Forbes (d 12.1850, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (01.01.1805) Isabella Macleod (d 1856, dau of Roderick Macleod of Aberdeen, Principal)
  ((A)) Arthur Forbes-Gordon of Rayne (b 02.06.1806, d 21.08.1873) had issue
  m. (20.04.1843) Charlotte Balfour (d 1890, dau of Col. William Balfour)
  ((B)) Isabella Forbes (d 08.1881)
  m1. Beauchamp B. Newton of Rathwade
  m2. (1853) James Kearney Aylward-Kearney of Shankill Castle (d 01.12.1884)
((C))+ other issue - Christina Frances (d unm 06.1899), Georgina Elizabeth (d 10.1895) 
  ((8)) Margaret Forbes (b 1752)
  m. Peter Scott of Rossie
  ((9)) Mitchell Forbes (dsp)
  m. _ Shaw
  (c) Elizabeth Forbes
  m. (1709) James Burnett of Monboddo
  (g)+ other issue (dsp) - John (d young), Robert, William, Peter, Alexander (d unm 1746, Major)
(ii) Patrick Forbes of Balfour and Tillyfour (b 1661) had issue
  m. (1683) Margaret Forbes (dau of Col. James Forbes of Foulis, grandson of 7th Lord)
  (iii) Sir Robert Forbes of Learnie (b 1667) had issue
  m. Barbara Ross (b c1673, d 12.1750, dau of Robert Ross of Auchlossin)
  (iv) Arthur Forbes of Schivas (b 1669) had issue
(v) Francis Forbes in Aberdeen (b 1673, Captain in Sweden) had issue
  m. ?? Elphinstone (dau of Sir James Elphinstone of Logie)
  (vi) John Forbes of Kincardine (b 1675)
  m. Elizabeth Farquharson (dau of Peter Farquharson, 4th of Inverey)
  (a) Elizabeth Forbes (heir) apparently of this generation
  m. George Logie (sheriff clerk of Kincardine)
  (vii) Bethia Forbes
  m. (1686) Alexander Garden of Troup
  (viii) Mary Forbes
  m1. John Ramsay of Leathers
  m2. James Buchan of Auchmacoy (d 1726)
(ix) Margaret Forbes (d 1752)
  m1. (1703) David Lumsden of Cushnie
  m2. (1719) Thomas Forbes of Echt (d 1738)
  (x)+ other issue - Alexander (b 1679), Charles (b 1683)
  (2) Sir Robert Forbes of Newton
  m. Margaret Lindsay
  (3) John Forbes (parson of Kincardine)
(4) James Forbes
  m. _ Burnet (dau of Burnet of Cowcardie)
  (5) Barbara Forbes probably of this generation
  m.Sir Andrew (Alexander) Skene of Hallyards (d before 05.1653)
  c. John Forbes (minister)
  m. Christian Barclay (dau of ('George') Barclay of Mathers 'by Mary Errskine')
  (1) Arthur Forbes
  (2) Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Caithness (a 1670)
(3) Jean Forbes probably of this generation
  m. (09.1628) Robert Strachan (bpt 03.01.1608, d before 20.11.1645)
  d. Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st Bart of Castle Forbes (d 14.04.1632, Lt. Colonel, 6th son)
  m. (before 1623) Jane Lauder (d 09.1642, dau of Maurice Lauder of Dunbar) ## see here ##
  (1) Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st Earl of Granard (b 1623, d 1695, Lt. General)
  m. (c1655) Catherine Newcomen (d 08.12.1714, dau of Sir Robert Newcomen, Bart of Moss Town)
(A) Arthur Forbes, 2nd Earl of Granard (b 1656, d 24.08.1734)
  m. (1678) Mary Rawdon (b 1661, d 01.04.1724, dau of Sir George Rawdon, Bart of Moira)
  (i) George Forbes, 3rd Earl of Granard (b 1685, d 29.10.1765, Admiral)
  m. Mary Stewart (d 04.10.1765, dau of Sir William Stewart, 1st Viscount Mountjoy)
(a) George Forbes, 4th Earl of Granard (b 1710, d 16.10.1769, Lt. General)
  m. (1736) Letitia Davys (d 19.05.1778, dau of Arthur Davys by Catherine Stewart)
  ((1)) George Forbes, 5th Earl of Granard (b 02.04.1740, d 16.04.1780)
  m1. (1759) Dorothea Bayly (b 15.03.1738, d 24.02.1764, dau of Sir Nicholas Bayly, Bart)
  ((A)) George Forbes, 6th Earl of Granard (b 14.06.1760, d 09.06.1837, General)
  m. (10.05.1779) Selina Frances Rawdon (d 1827, dau of John, 1st Earl of Moira)
  ((i)) George John Forbes, 'Viscount Forbes' (b 03.05.1785, dvp 13.11.1836, Maj. General) had issue
  m. (04.10.1832) Frances Mary Territt (b 21.10.1810, d 25.12.1877, dau of William Territt of Chilton Hall by Anne Parkyns)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Maria Theresa Forbes (d 02.1852)
  m. (15.10.1807) George Augustus Parkyns, 2nd Lord Rancliffe (b 10.06.1785, dsp 01.11.1850)
((iii))+ other issue - Francis Reginald (b 17.09.1791, d 05.11.1873), Hastings Brudenell (b 25.12.1793, d Waterloo 18.06.1815), Angouleme Moira (b 10.07.1796, d 05.04.1810), Ferdinando William (b 23.06.1801, d 13.04.1802), Selina Frances (d 07.01.1791), Adelaide Dorothea (d 09.12.1858), Caroline Selina (d 31.12.1872)
  m2. (20.04.1766) Georgiana Augusta Berkeley (d 24.01.1820, dau of Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley)
  ((B)) Henry Forbes (b 06.09.1767)
  m. (29.12.1794) Elizabeth Preston (dsp, dau of John Preston)
  ((C)) Frederick Forbes (b 07.11.1776, d 02.02.1817)
  m. (1796, div) Mary Butler (dau of William Butler)
  ((D)) Georgiana Anne Forbes
  m. (1796) Archibald McNeil of Colonsay
((E)) Augusta Forbes
  m. (14.02.1798) Sir James Leith (Lt. General)
  ((F)) Louisa Georgiana Forbes (b 12.1779, d 25.01.1830)
  m. (19.06.1806) Sir William Pratt Call, Bart
  ((G)) Elizabeth Forbes (d 16.10.1843)
  (b) John Forbes (d 10.03.1796, Admiral)
  m. (25.08.1758) Mary Capel (d 04.1782, dau of William Capel, 3rd Earl of Essex)
  ((1)) Catherine Elizabeth Forbes (b c1760, d 23.10.1851)
m. (17.05.1784) William Pole-Wellesley, 3rd Earl of Mornington (b 20.05.1763, d 22.02.1845)
  ((2)) Maria Eleanor Forbes (d 18.03.1844)
  m. (05.01.1791) John Charles Villiers, 3rd Earl of Clarendon (b 14.11.1757, d 22.12.1838)
  (c) Mary Forbes (dsp 22.11.1797)
  m. James Irvine of Kingcaussie
  (ii) Jane Forbes (d 10.1760)
  m. Josias Champagne of Portarlington
  (iii)+ other issue - 2 sons (dvp), Dorothy (d unm 17.05.1779)
  (B) Catherine Forbes (d 15.06.1743)
  m. (27.07.1685) Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegal (b 1666, d 10.04.1706)
  (C)+ 4 sons
  e.+ other issue - Alexander, James, Robert

Main source(s): BP1934 (Sempill), BP1934 (Granard)
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