James Sinclair

about 1588–1595 (Age 7)
Mey, Caithness, Scotland

The Life of James

When James Sinclair was born about 1588, in Mey, Caithness, Scotland, his father, Sir- George Sinclair - 2nd Mey Chancellor of Caithness, was 38 and his mother, Margaret FORBES, was 31. He died in 1595, in Canisbay, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 7.

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Family Time Line

Sir- George Sinclair - 2nd Mey Chancellor of Caithness
1550–1616
Margaret FORBES
1557–1630
Sir John Sinclair 1st Bt., of Stevenson
1577–1648
Sir William Sinclair 3rd Mey
1582–1643
Sir John Sinclair
1585–1651
Elizabeth Sincler
1585–
James Sinclair
1588–1595
Janet Sinclair
1590–1681
Margaret Sinclair
1592–1681
Alexander Sinclair of Latheron
1594–1647
Barbara Sinclair
1596–
Elizabeth Sinclair
1598–
John Sinclair
1586–1653

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Sir John Sinclair 1st Bt., of Stevenson

    Male1577–1648Male

    Male1582–1643Male

    Sir John Sinclair

    Male1585–1651Male

    Elizabeth Sincler

    Female1585–Female

    Male1586–1653Male

+6 More Children

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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