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Re: Robert Sinkler
At 20:45 31/08/99 -0400, you wrote:
>I have some info. on your Robert Sinkler. He is listed on page 12 of a book
>of compiled records of the Sinclair family. The book is called "Descendants
>of George Sinclair, 4th. Earl of Caithness for Ten Generations". Robert was
>b. 1680 in Wells Maine. He married Elizabeth ( last name unknown ). Issue was
>John Sinclair b. 1713 d. 1770. Robert was the son of John Sinclair b. 1612 in
>Scotland d. 1700 in Exeter New hampshire. Robert's mother was Deborah b.
>1615. Issuse as follows;
>1. James Sinclair b. 27 July 1660.
>2. Mary Sinclair b. 27 June 1663.
>3. Sarah Sinclair b. 15 September 1664.
>4. Maria Sinclair b. 1666.
>5. John Jr. Sinclair b. 1668.
>6. Robert Sinclair (your connection).
>Immigrant John Sinclair was the son of Henry Sinclair b.1580 in Caithness. He
>married Janet Sutherland. Henry was the "natural" son of John, Master of
>Caithness. Henry died while beseiging Kirkwall castle.
>The Master of Caithness, John Sinclair, was imprisioned by his own father,
>Earl George Sinclair. He was chained in the dungeon at Girnigoe castle. He
>was fed salted beef, but given nothing to slake his thirst. He died a madman
>in 1577. Earl George is quite a story in his-self. If this info. sounds
>correct to you, I can send more.
>Donald Sinclair (Indianapolis)
If you will be good enough to send me your address, I will copy the details of
the Sinclairs of Maine from Roland St Clairs "St Clairs of the Isles". It
with your Robert Sinkler (who was probably the son of John Sinkler of Exeter)
who was a resident of Wells, Maine because that town on 12th March, 1712
granted him 100 acres of arable land and 10 acres of meadow. He did marry
Eilzabeth ? who went on to marry Peter Rich of Wells on 28th April, 1718
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