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Barbara Forbes

Dates 1625 - 1673
Additional date information fl 1625 died 1673
Short biography

philanthropist, early Quaker

Biography

as widow of Mr William Johnston, professor of Mathematics at Marischall College, mortified books to university library 1647. Second husbannd George Keith, an Aberdeen Quaker, she converted to Quakerism. Portrait of her by George Jameson

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