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LEITH, Helen
(About 1598-)

 

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1. FORBES, William of Tillygreig, Minister of Mortlach parish, Sub-Principal, Reverend Mr

LEITH, Helen 1

  • Born: About 1598
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, William of Tillygreig, Minister of Mortlach parish, Sub-Principal, Reverend Mr before 22 May 1621 1 2

   Another name for Helen was LEITHE, Helen.2

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Helen married Reverend Mr William FORBES of Tillygreig, Minister of Mortlach parish, Sub-Principal, son of Patrick FORBES of Bithnie and Second WIFE, before 22 May 1621.1 2 (Reverend Mr William FORBES of Tillygreig, Minister of Mortlach parish, Sub-Principal was born about 1593 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

(at Mortlach in 1623)

"William Forbes of Tillygreig, born about 1593; son of Patrick F. of Bithnie; educated at King's College, Aberdeen; M.A. (1611); was regent in King's College, 1613-19, and Sub-Principal, 1619-23; adm. here Sept. 1623; dep. by Commission of the General Assembly at Aberdeen, 13th May 1647, for association with George, Marquess of Huntly, and his son Lewis. He marr. (1) Helen Leith : (2) 1643, Elspet, daugh. of James Forbes of Knapernay, and had issue John, served heir 20th July 1653. [Aberdeen Sheriff-Court Records, ii., 511.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae




"1621 May 22. Helen Leithe and Mr. Wm. Forbes, 'Sub-principall of the Kingis Colledge of Auld Abd.,' her husband v. Thomas Gordone of Dilspro. Cautioner John Forbes of Milne of Melgum. There was a special arrestment in the hands of Wm. Lundsaye, burgess."

from Records from the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire 1 2

Sources


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 6 Aberdeen & Moray by Hew Scott.

2 e-books, Records of the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire vol. 2 1598-1649 ed. David Littlejohn (1906).

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