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Re: Scots History.

Greetings to Sincs all over;
A new book on the Scottish attempt to colonize Panama in the late 1600's has been published under the Title "The Rising Sun" by Douglas Galbraith through the Atlantic Monthly Press New York 533 pages and retails I am informed for $25 US.
For a brief reminder at the end of the 17th century an expedition was mounted to colonize and take control of the ithmus of Darien by a Scot by the name of William Patterson, who was also a founder of the Bank of England. The attempt at establishing a Scottish Colony failed miserably and few that set out made it back to Scotland Alive despite the considerable investment made by Scottish investors. While the novel is told in a fictional manner, the recount of the history is a good read.
Neil Sinclair Toronto/PEI/Forever Argyll
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Sent: 19 February, 2001 1:36 AM
Subject: Re: Hello All! New Member...

Dear Theresa,
    There is another of line of St. Clairs that passed through Erie and Crawford Counties PA between 1801 and 1845.  They were in Ashtabula Co. OH for the 1830 census and then back to Crawford Co.1840  and then the next generation of my line went on to Wisconsin.
    John Sinkler/Sinclear are other variations on the name they used. John was born in Gilmanton , NH 1763.  He and several brothers were on the Ashtabula, OH census 1830.
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From: TGVHouston
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2001 9:02 PM
Subject: Hello All! New Member...

My name is Theresa St. Clair Vaughn, most folks call me Teri. My lineage comes from the Daniel St. Clair/Isabella Auchmuty line out of Sunbury, PA, as follows:
Daniel + Isabella
        David P. +Amelia
            George W. + Catherine
                William F. + Margaret Theresa
                    Bertram H. + Flora E.
                        Hugh Denny + Judy
                            Theresa M. + Gary
As I know at least two folks on this list are from this line in one descendency or another, I won't go on about Daniel born in Scotland. Where, is an interesting question.  As for the Pennsylvania St. Clair's, I've identified at the moment three lines during a similar era, Arthur's being the most famous I assume, Daniel of course, and John in Lancaster County who could possibly be Daniel's sibling (as Daniel recovered from his war wounds some three years in Lancaster, at who's home, we don't know at the moment.)  I look forward to getting to know all of you.
Interesting article on the St. Clair athelete in San Francisco, thank you for including it.  As a side note, (if you don't mind me boasting a bit on a cousin) one of my cousins, Sonja participated in the torch relay for the Australian Para-Olympics this past year. Her husband Bede, participated in the torch relay for the main olympic trials. This St. Clair branch is quite proud of their participation in such events.
Best Regards,