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Re: Descendants of George Sinclair, 4th. Earl Caithness for Ten G ener ations.
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Thank you for your information. I have since found that I am not actually
from that line. The dates didn't match up. I did more research on the
internet and found my grandfather was from Wayne county in Tenn, and his
father was Arthur Franklin Sinclair. He had two sons Thomas Franklin and
Alvin Herman Sinclair.
Arthur Franklin Sinclair (1857-1937)
(sp) Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hitchcock (1857-1917) Hardin County,
Thomas Franklin Sinclair (1881- ) Wayne
(sp) Pauline Gertrude Ranson
Paul Leland Sinclair
Mary Frances Sinclair
Thomas Franklin Sinclair Jr.
Alvin Herman Sinclair (1887-1922) Wayne County, Tenn
(sp) Ethel Evalina Sinclair (1892-1961) Logan, AL
Mary Lee Sinclair (1911- ) Blount
Alvin Herman Sinclair, Jr. (1916- )
Eliza Catherine 'Lyda' Sinclair (1889-1979)
Sp) William Ellie Haynes (1887-1979)
William Roy Haynes (1909- )
Guy Powers Haynes (1910- )
Lady Ruth Haynes (1914- ) Waterloo,
Mary Elizabeth Haynes (1917- )
Anna Lillian Sinclair (1894-1986) Lutts
(sp) John Woodford Gallien (1869-1938)
Wayne Co, TN
Well it seems that Thomas Franklin was a bigomist as he was married first to
Sallie Sutton in Georgia, and from that union I am decended. They had 3
children, Beulah, Bertha, and my father Amos Jackson. He disappeared when my
father was 1 year old.
Hopefully someone on this list might have some of these same people in their
Thank you for responding to my other inquiry.
From: "Toni Sinclair" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2000 7:27 AM
Subject: Re: Descendants of George Sinclair, 4th. Earl Caithness for Ten G
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Niven Sinclair" <email@example.com>
> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2000 6:42 PM
> > Subject: Re: Descendants of George Sinclair, 4th. Earl Caithness for Ten
> > ener ations.
> > > > Dorothy:
> I want to run some names and dates past you. I'm in Canada, but
> a familiar bell with the research I am doing on our branch of the
> I have a little book called "The History of Boston Mills, Ontario" a place
> where many
> Islay Scots are buried, including several Sinclairs. However, in the last
> chapter of the
> book, there is an essay written by Neil Sinclair who was born in Memphis,
> in 1885. "...My very earliest childhood recollections are of visiting our
> Cousin Alexina, who lived in New Orleans, but who also had a summer home
> Ocean springs, Mississippi, across an arm of the Bay from
> however, do I remember the talk of our Canadian relatives. But Canada-at
> age-seemed so incomprehensibly far away. It took days and days of arduous
> travel to reach Canada - and maybe not even then! ....
> Vaguely I knew that my progenitors came from Scotland and that in the
> of immigrating to Canada, by some untoward Act of God, their vessel was
> off course; - a number of Sinclairs perished at sea and those that were
> finally settled in New Orleans. Of these, my father and his brother
> Cousin Alexina were surely in some way connected with those who
> survived....(I'm not sure how the passengers on a ship bound for Canada
> be blown off course and end up in New Orleans)
> The only other family links I can remember were cousins Donald, Alexander
> Marian, who lived at Cheltenham. "
> I have a list of the Sinclairs who are buried in Boston Mills Cemetery,
> is a monument with the inscription "SINCLAIR of New Orleans", and another
> Sinclair, d at New Orleans US, March 1845 aged 31 years". I believe his
> Neil, also perished and was buried in B.M.
> There is a written family story (can't put my fingers on it) that one
> was brought
> up by oxcart, the other possibly by train, to be buried with their family
> Canada.These young men were two sons of Alexander S., and the nephews of
> Neil Sinclair.
> If you think this might be a connection with your ancestors, I can give
> more family
> than you ever knew you had!!
> Toni Sinclair
> Ontario, Can.
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