FORBES AF LUND, OLOF [SSNE 2251]

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

Text source

Olof Forbes served as an ensign in the Uppland regiment. He became a lieutenant there in 1657 but was reduced in 1659. However, the following year Forbes became a captain. This man was a grandson of Henry Forbes of Thainstone. His parents were James Forbes of Thainstone [SSNE 779] and Lillieram Chesnecopherus. He had several siblings including Peter [SSNE 6343], Jacob [SSNE 375], Henrik [SSNE 2235], Johan [SSNE 2246] and Nils [SSNE 2250]. He also had at least four sisters.

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1655/2; 1656/10; 1657/2,7; 1658/4; 1659/5; 1660/5; A. and H. Tayler (eds.), The House of Forbes (Bruceton Mills, 1987), pp.469-471.

Service record

SWEDEN, UPPLAND REGIMENTS
Arrived 1655-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1660-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY