Arthur Sinclair II

February 1777–February 1831 (Age 54)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Sinclair II was born in February 1777, in Virginia, United States, his father, Captain Arthur Sinclair I, was 42 and his mother, Susannah Phillips, was 32. He married Elizabeth Cocke on 29 May 1801, in Surry, Virginia, United States. He died in February 1831, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Sinclair II
Sarah Skipworth Kennon
Marriage: 21 January 1809
Captain Arthur Sinclair III
Elizabeth Beverley Sinclair
Richard Kennon Sinclair
George Tarry Sinclair
William Beverley Sinclair
Susan Sinclair
Gilbert Sinclair
Gilberta M. Sinclair

Spouse and Children

21 January 1809


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Captain Arthur Sinclair I


    Susannah Phillips




World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 17

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Arthur Sinclair in entry for Mrs Lelia S Montague and Mrs George, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Arthur Sinclair, "Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950"
  • Arthur Sinclair, "Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950"

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