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Re: Alexanders and other family names.
Hi Charlotte. Sinclairs , like many families, do seem to have recurring
patterns of names. We have an Alexander John George in our youngest level,
Andrew William, in the same, James Clarence, Andrew John George, two Jeans
- one Elisabeth and one Marjorie; and this is only one branch from the
Lappan family. Sure we have plenty of other names but these classics do
seem to recur. For some reason I thought there were no other Jean Marjorie
Sinclairs until I started to read the family trees. Hmmm. That one went
out the window promptly.
BY THE WAY - FORGIVE ME SHOUTING - Milamba ( Margaret) had her daughter
Rachel Sinclair Stokes at 12.07pm October 8th 1999. In the tradition of her
mother and brother she has the BIGGEST eyes. (Wouldn't guess I am proud
grandmother, would you?)
Jean Sinclair Stokes.
At 10:00 7/10/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Has anyone tried to keep an account of the Alexanders in this family(both
>& StC.)? There seem to be at least one in every generation of every banch.
>Our particular Alexander came to Virginia in 1696/98(some accounts differ).
>We know that he left from Glasgow but as far as I know that is as far as we
>get with him, although lord knows we do keep track of the offspring since
>then. Thanks in no small part to the unending work of Jean Grigsby. We
>however missing one on this side of the Atlantic. My g.uncle James Meador
>StClair, b.March 17, 1878, Fayette Co. W.Va. , left Eggleston Va. at the
>of the century for parts west. His last known location was Coloma, Ca. in
>the 19teens. If anyone has info about either Alex. or Uncle Jim I would
>to hear from you. Thank all of you again for the joy of reading about our
>family even the squabbles are better than most! A special thanks to Niven,
>who I am sure should be designated as a family treasure, for helping me
>continue to look for the good. Charlotte Gellis
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