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Re: testing a new discussion site idea-please read this
It's most definitely supposed to be Owl's Hoot. I'm an avid owl lover but
they wouldn't let me put an apostrophe in the address.
Your Sinclairs don't ring any bells with me. Sorry. I just have the one,
Agnes Williamson Sinclair married into the Robertson family and all I have
are her parents names, John Sinclair and Margaret Reid.
The name must have had some importance because my husband's middle name is
Sinclair. I have a lot of information on the Robertsons and nothing for the
Sorry I can't help you. Keep hunting......(But not owls!!!)
----- Original Message -----
From: Antonia Sinclair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: testing a new discussion site idea-please read this
> To Kathy @Owlshoot (is that owl shoot or owls hoot? Big difference. I'm
> Never mind. Re Sinclairs from Shetland Island
> Do you know where these Sinclairs emigrated to? There was a family of Ss.
> first settled in Norfolk County, Ontario, then dispersed all over north
america. The menfolk seemed to be sea captains or light house keepers.
> John Sinclair, Capt., b May 1803 from Burra SHI, son of Thomas S. and
Agnes Smith of Minn. He married Agnes Smith. He was master of a ship
operating on the Great Lakes. Lighthouse-keeper at R. Graliot, 1867-78.
Their children were
> Thomas, married Agnes Smith (same name as mother?)
> John, - lighthouse keeper at ThunderBay
> Lawrence, sailor
> Capt. James, moved to Chicago Wife - Bridget
> Capt. Daniel
> Capt. Alexander R. b. 1844
> Cyrus H.
> Peter, drowned 1876
> Elizabeth, b. 1811
> Robert, b. 1815 married Maqrgaret Thompson
> Do any of these sound familiar to you.
> This information came from Donald Whyte's "A Dictionary of Scottish
> to Canada before Confederation" (1867).
> I hope this helps.
> Toni S.
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