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Mary Forbes (Capell)

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex and Jane Capell (Hyde), Countess of Essex
Wife of Admiral Hon. John Forbes
Mother of Katherine Elizabeth Wesley (Forbes) and Maria Eleanor Villiers, Countess of Clarendon
Sister of Charlotte Villiers, Countess of Clarendon and William Anne Capell, 4th Earl of Essex

Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Mary Forbes

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Mary Capell:

Lady Mary Capell [1]

  • F, #106717,
  • d. April 1782
  • Last Edited=31 Mar 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.13%

Lady Mary Capell was the daughter of William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex and Lady Jane Hyde.[2],[1]

She married Admiral Hon. John Forbes, son of Vice-Admiral George Forbes, 3rd Earl of Granard and Hon. Mary Stewart, on 25 August 1758.[2]

She died in April 1782.[2]

From 25 August 1758, her married name became Forbes.

Children of Lady Mary Capell and Admiral Hon. John Forbes

  • 1. Maria Eleanor Forbes+[3] d. 18 Mar 1844
  • 2. Katherine Elizabeth Forbes+[1] b. c 1760, d. 23 Oct 1851


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IX, page 240. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1348. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 271.
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Mary Forbes's Timeline

October 13, 1722
August 25, 1758
Age 35
Age 37
January 23, 1761
Age 38
Watford, Hertford, England
April 9, 1782
Age 59