Jane Forbes (née Morison)
Profile & Legacies Summary
1771 - ????
Claimant or beneficiary
One of a group of heirs of Benjamin Morrison awarded the compensation for the Bogney estate in Westmoreland Jamaica.
- 13 September . At Bognie Westmoreland, Jamaica, in consequence of a fall from his horse, Benjamin Morrison Esq., of Bognie, in the 59th year of his age. Benjamin Morison was baptised 24/02/1766 at Marnoch Banff, the son of Benj. Morison and Isa Leslie. Eight children (6 daughters, 2 sons) of Benjamin Morison and Isa Leslie were baptised at Inverkeithny or Marnoch between 1754 and 1771. The youngest of these children Jean was baptised in 1771, and a Jean Morison married a James Forbes 14/10/1794 at Old Meldrum Aberdeen. This may be the same woman as the Jane Forbes, widow, in the award.
T71/871 Westmoreland claim no. 425 .
1. Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany Vol. 96 1825 [Death notices]; Ancestry.com, Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database online].
We are grateful to Mary Evans for her help with this entry.
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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland