FORBES, JOHAN [SSNE 239]
- FORBES, FORBITS, FORBETS, FORBES, FORBUS
- First name
- Social status
John Forbes matriculated at Uppsala University in 1645 with P. Olaus Forbets the year after Matthew [SSNE 226] and Alexander Forbets[SSNE 227]. He was probably a great grandson of Henry Forbes of Thainstone. His parents were Colonel John Forbes [SSNE 2243] and Catherine Laurelius. A man of his name then registered at Åbo Academy in 1648.
Sources: Åbo Akademis Student Matrikel, 1889-91; Andersson et al, Uppsala Universitets Matrikel, (Uppsala, 1900-1911); T. Fischer, The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907), pp.215-267.
See correspondence:Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0069635_00381#?c=&m=&s=&cv=380&xywh=2465%2C3042%2C2358%2C1292