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FORSYTH, James Minister of Belhelvie, Reverend Mr
(About 1732-1790)


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1. SIM, Isabell

FORSYTH, James Minister of Belhelvie, Reverend Mr 2

  • Born: About 1732, Clatt parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
  • Marriage (1): SIM, Isabell on 7 May 1767 in Belhelvie parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 1 December 1790 2

  General Notes:

"JAMES FORSYTH, born Clatt, about 1732; educated at King s College; M.A. (2nd April 1752); licen. by Presb. of Alford 6th Dec. 1758; pres. by George III. 15th Feb., and ord. 24th Sept.1766; died suddenly after meeting of the Presb. 1st Dec. 1790. He marr. 30th April 1767, Isabella (died 5th Nov. 1786), daugh. of Walter Syme, min. of Tullynessle, and had issue Alexander John, LL.D., min. of this parish; Elizabeth Barbara, born 22nd June 1773, died unmarr.; Mary Margaret, born 28th March 1776 (marr. Robert Scott, min. of Glenbuchat); Walter, died young."

from Fasti Ecclesiae 2

James married Isabell SIM, daughter of Reverend Mr Walter SYME Minister of Tullynessle and Elizabeth GORDON, on 7 May 1767 in Belhelvie parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 (Isabell SIM was born about 1735 and died on 5 November 1786 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

The banns of marriage were also recorded on 30 April 1767 in Premnay parish between James Forsyth and Bell Syme. 1


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae by Hew Scott.

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