When Mary gets the biography
section set up of the new website, be sure to get Patrick Henry's story added,
Regarding history--you may be
interested to know that Patrick Henry is a Sinclair descendant. I
trace back to this family and to Prince Henry. Patrick's father-John
came from Scotland. If you would like more info please let me know.
Caroline Briggs Lowrance
addition`to Laurel's run down of Sinclair/St Clair history. Yes
there was a US President. This information came from Dan
Valentine's book of little known facts entitled SPIRIT OF AMERICA
essay no. 9. Because there was an 8 year gap between the
founding of our nation and the ratifacation of the constitution
(1781-1789) there were 8 people who held the position of elected
president before George Washington. Each of those years the
president of the US Continental Congress was the prime authority of the
nation. They were elected for one year. Those men in order
were:1.John Hansen 2.Richard Henry Lee 3.Elias Boudinot 4.Thomas
Mifflin 5.John Hancock 6. Nathaniel Gorhan 7.ARTHUR SINCLAIR
(Who was also the Gen Arthur Sinclair ) 8.Cyrus Griffin and then in 1789
Sandy Sinclair (old history teacher of
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> Subject: Astonishing
> Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 7:34
> This job is so
much fun and it is because of all of you. I know
> are some silent ones lurking about that
haven't spoken up but one of these
> days we'll hear from
you also, I bet.
> It seems like the Sinclairs/St.
Clairs were everywhere during
> They were descendants
> They beat Columbus to this hemisphere
by 94 years.
> and were Counts, Dukes, Queens, Kings,
Prime Minister in Australia,
> About 8 of them accompanied another one
named William the Conqueror to the
> Battle of
> They were hard working soldiers,
sailors, wives, and grandmas.
> Since so many made up
the Royalty and relatives of the monarchy of
> there must have been Sinclairs at all
of their battles
> Many in Rev. war on both sides-Generals
> They were trappers and workers with the
Hudsons Bay Co.
> I suppose the War of 1812 had its
> Were there any at the
> Do we have some Gold Rush
> I heard one was with Custer, where is
the story on that? Don't quote this
> until we dig it up
> Of course the Civil
> And as short a span of time as the Pony Express covered, we
had a Sinclair
> manage to participate also in that
> How about the Spanish American
> One was a mysterious Earl living in ND
> Any on the
> Industrialists, oil men, politicians,
> Isn't it time for a President
Sinclair/St. Clair. Ha
> I would like to see a
few more entires on this list for Sinclair women..
> know I've left out many catagories. But think about
> ancestors. We will capture their
stories eventually, so don't go away.
> And then we
had the question about apparitions in the Sinclair
> Well, let me tell you, when we get all
this collected you are going to see
> that in this area our
ghosts have not shirked their duty also!
> Still waiting to see whether anyone
has the "White Lady" story.
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