FORBES AF LUND, NILS [SSNE 2250]

Surname
FORBES AF LUND
First name
NILS
Title/rank
ENSIGN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Nils Forbes matriculated as a student in Uppsala in 1645. After leaving education he joined the Upplands regiment in 1657. He was probably a grandson of Henry Forbes of Thainstone. Nils' parents were Jacob Forbes [SSNE 779] of Thainstone and Lillieram Chesnecopherus. He had many brothers and sisters. Nils died unmarried before 1684. Nils had several siblings including Peter [SSNE 6343], Olof [SSNE 2251], Jacob [SSNE 375], Henrik [SSNE 2235], Johan [SSNE 2246].

G. Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Attatavlor, II, p.790; Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1657/2; 1658/4; 1659/5; A. and H. Tayler (eds.), The House of Forbes (Bruceton Mills, 1987), p.471.

Service record

SWEDEN, UPPSALA
Arrived 1645-01-01
Departed 1645-12-31
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC
SWEDEN, UPPLAND REGIMENTS
Arrived 1657-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1659-12-31, as ENSIGN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY