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Re: On the subject of Sinclair names

The Swedish commander in Stralsund, Germany (then part of Sweden) in the late
1600, Peter Macléer, dead 1697, is buried in the Nicholaio church in
Stralsund. In the same crypt, and under the coat of arms of the Macléers is
baron Malcolm Sinclair, dead 1739, also buried. I believe Malcolms
grandmother was a Macléer (the coat of arms tells us that Macléer/Mackellar
etc = Maclean). I believe this kind of connections are more a role than an


Sally Spangler wrote:

> This September 2002 issue of the Scottish Genealogist brings to light
> another segment of the Mackellar Clan.  Peter Mackellar married Margaret
> (Peggy) Sinclair.  His father was Patrick Mackellar, christened 9
> January 1761 to Malcolm Mackellar and Mary Sinclair at Ardchonnel,
> Lockaweside.  Peter and Margaret had six children, their youngest son,
> Donald, baptised 22 August 1804 married secondly, Mary Campbell
> Sinclair, sometime after 1829.  Since the ladies aren't identified by
> their parentage, do any of you have known Mackellar connections?  Would
> be happy to pass on this entire article.

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