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Forbes 2: Forbes of Pitsligo, Forbes of Rires
Sir Alexander Forbes, 3rd of Pitsligo
m 1466/1486 Christian or Mariota Ogilvy dau of Sir John Ogilvy of Lintrathen
TSP Forbes of Pitsligo identifies their eldest son as Alexander who married Isobel or Elizabeth Wemyss of an unknown branch of Wemyss.
1. Sir John Forbes, 4th of Pitsligo d c1496
m Margaret Wemyss dau of Sir Patrick Wemyss of Rires
A. John Forbes, 5th of Pitsligo b c 1487, d 16.05.1556
BE1883 only shows Jean Keith as his wife plus four sons. It is assumed that all children were by Jean but this has not been proven.
m1 Jean Keith dau of Sir William Keith of Innerugy
i. Alexander Forbes, 6th of Pitsligo d 1562
m Beatrix Abernethy dau of Alexander Abernethy, 4th Lord of Saltoun
a. Sir William Forbes, 7th of Pitsligo d before 1566
m 1548 Catharine Gordon dau of Alexander Gordon of Strathdoun
1 Margaret Forbes
m before 29.04.1574 James Forbes of Lethinty b 16.07.1551
2 Jonet Forbes
m before 1580 William Duguid of Auchinhove
b. Alexander Forbes, 8th of Pitsligo d before 10.10.1587
m1 after 1547 Alison Anderson
1 Violet Forbes
m mcrt 20.04.1571 Gilbert Menzies of Pitfoddels
m2 Barbara Keith dau of William, Lord Keith
2 John Forbes, 9th of Pitsligo d 09.1625
m Christian Ogilvy dau of Walter Ogilvy, 1st Lord of Deskford
A Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord of Pitsligo d 26.10.1635/6
m Jean Keith dau of William Keith, 6th Earl Marischal
i Alexander Forbes, 2nd Lord of Pitsligo d after 07.06.1690
m Mary Erskine dau of James Erskine, Earl of Buchan
a Alexander Forbes, 3rd Lord of Pitsligo d 12.1690
m 1676 Sophia Erskine d 06.1734, dau of John Erskine, 4th or 25th Earl of Mar
1 Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord of Pitsligo b c1678, d 21.12.1762
m1 mcrt 05.05.1703 Rebecca Norton d 06.1731, dau of John Norton of London
A John Forbes, Master of Pitsligo dvpsp 30.08.1781
m 02.08.1750 Rebecca Ogilvy d 29.01.1804, dau of James Ogilvy of Auchiries
m2 mcrt 26.09.1731 Elizabeth Allan dsp 1759
2 Mary Forbes
m1 mcrt 04.02.1706 John Forbes, younger of Monymusk dvp 13.01.1715
m2 1715 James Forbes, 16th Lord b 1689, d 20.02.1761
ii Mary Forbes
m Sir John Gordon, 2nd Bart of Haddo d 03.1667
B Anne Forbes
m Alexander Forbes, 11th Lord d 20.04.1672
C Violet Forbes
D Jean Forbes
m before 1626 Walter Forbes of Tolquhoun d 1661
E Mary Forbes
m Walter Ogilvy, 6th of Boyne d 1636
F Christian Forbes
m mcrt 04.11.1628 Thomas Fraser, 3rd of Strichen d 1656
3 Marjory Forbes
m John Forbes of Brux
m3. 1584 Margaret Mackintosh dau of William Mackintosh of that ilk
c. John Forbes of Boyndlie d Pinkie 1547
m Agnes Gray dau of ?? Gray of Schivas
d. Arthur Forbes
m Margaret Leslie dau of Alexander Leslie, 4th of Pitcaple
1 Margery Forbes
m John Leith of New Leslie
e. George Forbes of Auchannasse d before 1574
m mcrt 08.07.1570 Marion Ogilvy dau of James Ogilvy of Kempcarne
f. Hector Forbes
g. Janet Forbes
m John Forbes of Brux
h. Anne or Mariota Forbes
..
m before 29.06.1561 Alexander Gordon, 4th of Lesmoir b c1540, d c1609
..
i. Margaret or Mary Forbes
m John Cheyne, 10th of Straloch d before 1590
ii. Christian Forbes
m George Straton of Lauriston
iii. Marjory Forbes
m1 Henry Bannerman of Waterton
m2 Alexander Menzies
iv. daughter
m Alexander Keith of Pittendrum
v.+ other issue - Arthur d Pinkie 1547, John, William
m2 Isabel or Elizabeth Innes dau of James Innes of that ilk
B. daughter
m Calder of Asloun
C. daughter
m William Woodman of Fenzies
D. daughter
m William White in Aberdeen
E. daughter
m William Lawson in Dysart
2. William Forbes of Dauch and Newe
m Elizabeth Forbes dau of John Forbes of Brux
3. Margaret Forbes
m John Gordon, 2nd of Auchleuchries d c1496
Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st of Rires
m Elizabeth Wemyss dau of Michael Wemyss, younger of Rires
1. Sir William Forbes, 2nd of Rires
m ?? Sandilands dau of Sir James Sandilands of Calder
A. Sir George Forbes, 3rd of Rires
m Margaret Lundie dau of Lundie of that ilk
i. Arthur Forbes, 4th of Rires d 1586
m Margaret Beaton b 1526, dau of Sir John Beaton, 2nd of Creich
a. John Forbes, 5th of Rires
m 01.1556-7, div 15.01.1564-5 Barbara Sandilands dau of James Sandilands of Cruvie
1 Christina Forbes
m 1580 Robert Forbes
2 Janet Forbes
m Andrew Traill in Balcarron
3 daughter
b. Arthur Forbes, 6th of Rires d by 1610
m Elizabeth Morton
1 Robert Forbes, 7th of Rires
m Christina Moncrieff dau of Sir John Moncrieff of that ilk
2 James Forbes
3 Lillias Forbes
..
m 1643 John Carstairs of Radernie, 2nd of Cassingray b c1625, d 1667
..
4+ 3 other daughters
ii. James Forbes
iii. Janet Forbes may be a generation out
..
m George Clephane of Carslogie d 1583
..

Sources:
1 Forbes of Pitsligo - TSP Forbes of Pitsligo, BE1883 Forbes of Pitsligo.
2 Forbes of Rires - MacFarlane's Genealogical Collection.
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