SIBBALD, John Minister of Arbuthnott, Reverend Mr 1
- Born: About 1597
- Died: 22 February 1662
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"John Sibbald 1630-1662 son of Alexander Sibbald, of Sibbalds of Kair; bro. of James Sibbald D.D., min. of Aberdeen; min. ca. 1630; d. unm. 22 Feb 1662"
from Arbuthnott parish Kincardineshire Parish Ministers 1560-1921
(at Arbuthnott in 1630)
"John Sibbald, son of Alexander S. of Kair family, and brother of James S., D.D., min. of Aberdeen; educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen; min. about 1630; died unmarr. 22nd Feb. 1662, 'a man of great learning and singular piety, of indefatigable paines in his parochial duties.' He contributed liberally towards a school and bequeathed considerable sums of money for the maintenance of a schoolmaster and to the poor of the parish. He also left his library (long since disappeared) to the 'Aisle of Arbuthnott' for the use of succeeding incumbents. [Robertson's Ayr; Gideon Guthrie, 26; Memories of the Arbuthnotts, 29.]'
from Fasti Ecclesiae
Note: John was the son of Andrew, not Alexander, Sibbald.<