Margaret Sinclair

28 January 1809–18 March 1885 (Age 76)
Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Sinclair was born on 28 January 1809, in Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Colin Sinclair, was 20 and her mother, Mary Fluker, was 20. She married James Crawford on 15 March 1828, in Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1809 and Carrick, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851. She died on 18 March 1885, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Crawford
1807–1853
Margaret Sinclair
1809–1885
Marriage: 15 March 1828
Samuel Sinclair Crawford
1829–1893
Margaret Crawford
1844–
James S. Crawford Jr
1830–1922
Neil Crawford
1830–
Janet Crawford
1833–
John Crawford
1833–1895
John Crawford
1833–
Mary Crawford
1836–
David Crawford
1838–
William Crawford
1840–
Alexander Crawford
1840–
Isabella Crawford
1846–
John S. Crawford
1846–
Sarah Crawford
1846–
Agnes Crawford
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 March 1828
Gorbals, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(15)

    Male1829–1893Male

    James S. Crawford Jr

    Male1830–1922Male

    Neil Crawford

    Male1830–Male

    Janet Crawford

    Female1833–Female

    John Crawford

    Male1833–1895Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Niel Sinclair

    Male1809–Male

    Female1809–1885Female

    John Sinclair

    Male1811–1891Male

    Mary Sinclair

    Female1816–Female

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 2

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 6

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 21

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for John Crawford and Catherine Ragan, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Margaret in entry for John S. Crawford and Frances Choudrick, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Margaret S. in entry for James Crawford and Sarah E. Seaward, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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