Katharine Sinclair

about 1745–
Latheron, Caithness, Scotland

The Life of Katharine

When Katharine Sinclair was born about 1745, in Latheron, Caithness, Scotland, her father, James Sinclair of Holbornhead and Forss, was 47 and her mother, Jean Sinclair, was 30.

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John Campbell
Katharine Sinclair
1745–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Sinclair of Holbornhead and Forss

    Male1698–1791Male

    Jean Sinclair

    Female1715–1775Female

siblings

(5)

    Captain Robert Sinclair of Freswick

    Male1739–1795Male

    Female1745–Female

    Female1748–Female

    William Sinclair , Army Surgeon

    Male1750–1794Male

    Colonel James Sinclair 11th Laird of Forss

    Male1760–1822Male

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 (1)

  • Caithness Deeds and Probate Writs 926489 (1780-1800) and 926490 (1728-44)

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