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We have been to the Scottish Highland Games in Costa Mesa for the last six
years, and the Sinclairs have always had a tent. We plan to go again this
year, and I'm really looking forward to it, because I too have found my line
through Jean Grigsby's research, although I don't recall the exact lineage.
My great grandmother was a Sinclair, and I was always trying to research her
line to prove my Scottish heritage (my husband always says I just want to be
Scottish!). Anyway, stop by the tent and visit with the people there...they
are really nice. Have you been to this Festival before? It's become a
family tradition with us. Maybe we can meet there! We will be there
Saturday; we always like to see the opening ceremonies.
Please e-mail me if you are interested. Our address is:
email@example.com. We also have a website,
(http://pages.prodigy.net/yokers/ but I was trying to update it, and messed
up some of the pages, including my genealogical page! I've got to get it
back to normal. When I do, you can see a picture of my great grandmother,
Mahalia Frances Sinclair.
Hope to hear from you!
From: CGellis@aol.com <CGellis@aol.com>
To: Sinclair@jump.net <Sinclair@jump.net>
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 11:08 AM
Subject: (no subject)
>I can't remember if I have sent this request to this list or not , I enjoy
>reading everyone's comments. One thing about the StClair/Sinclair family,
>all do seem to have opinions. The saving grace I believe is the sense of
>humor that goes with the genes. We are trying to find information about
>great Uncle Jim. He left Virginia in the early 1900's and kept in touch
>his mother by card and wire for many years but the correspendence stopped
>the mid twenties. Vital statistics are James Meador StClair, b. 17 march
>1878, fayette Co. W.Va. Parents were John Henry StClair and Ada Phillips
>StClair. The last card that we have found was from Coalinga Ca. area. I
>don't see many submissions from the Va/ W.Va. part of the country. Possibly
>because the wonderful work of Jean Grigsby has taken our branch back to
>Alexander Sinckler who arrived in Va. in 1696,through his grandson Robert.
>lot of work has been done on this branch by my mother's cousin Lillian
>Blackford. She wrote that she has nearly completed a book on this line and
>hopes to have it ready soon. I hope someone has run across Uncle Jim
>someplace in their searches and we can finally solve my mother's questions
>about "whatever could have happened to Uncle Jim? Thanks in advance and
>again I can't tell you how much I enjoy all the family news. One more
>question, will there be a family tent at the Orange Co. highland games
>coming weekend? Charlotte Gelis
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