Barbara Sinclair

1839–29 December 1910 (Age 72)
Wick, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Sinclair was born in 1839, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Sinclair, was 36 and her mother, Catherine Lyall, was 26. She married Alexander Duchart on 9 December 1859, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 December 1910, in Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Duchart
1834–1918
Barbara Sinclair
1839–1910
Marriage: 9 December 1859
Cathrine Duchart
1859–
Peter Duchart
1861–
James Duchart
1863–1864
Helen Duchart
1865–1866
Alexander Duchart
1867–1918
William Duchart
1869–1931
David Duchart
1872–1927
Elizabeth Mary Deuchart
1874–1942
John Duchart
1877–
Barbara Jane Duchart
1883–

Spouse and Children

    Alexander Duchart

    Male1834–1918Male

    Female1839–1910Female

MARRIAGE
9 December 1859
Wick, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Cathrine Duchart

    Female1859–Female

    Peter Duchart

    Male1861–Male

    James Duchart

    Male1863–1864Male

    Helen Duchart

    Female1865–1866Female

    Alexander Duchart

    Male1867–1918Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Sinclair

    Male1803–1876Male

    Catherine Lyall

    Female1813–1883Female

siblings

(6)

    William Sinclair

    Male1832–Male

    Henry Sinclair

    Male1836–1913Male

    Elizabeth Sinclair

    Female1838–Female

    Female1839–1910Female

    James Sinclair

    Male1842–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1843

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 4

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 29

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • 1871 Scotland Census
  • Barbara Sinclair, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Barbara Sinclair in entry for James Duchart, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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