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Re: Ontario Sinclairs

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>John - this is my second reply to your query about my M.B.E. It occurs to me
>that you may have hoped it was awarded for efforts to do with genealogical
>research so I hope you are not disappointed.

Nope; I would have been surprised if that was the reason, never having
heard of such a thing.

>  Anyway, I've seen some talk about
>the discussion list being about tracing family origins and I quite understand
>that.I have asked for links to my Caithness Sinclair family, especially from
>Ontario where some of our family settled and with whom we have no contact now 
>(and that includes family  in that area and in Michigan, some of whom went to
>North America in much earlier generations.)

Some of my Sinclair relatives went to Thurso.  Sisters of the B.W. Sinclair
of whom Michelle Dragstedt has provided pictures in

I think when your request went by I looked at it and concluded there was
no connection, but you may see otherwise.

> And I think there is a fine line
>between research and "chat".  I feel just a bit guilty having mentioned my
>decoration since I think that probably comes into the realm of "chat".  But at
>least it's Sinclair chat. However, I have offered help for Fife contacts.
>Regards Jean Haddow.

This is why sinclair@zilker.net is a discussion list, not a stodgy
research-only list.

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