Lady Maria Margaret Sinclair

1263–1364 (Age 101)
Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria Margaret

When Lady Maria Margaret Sinclair was born about 1263, in Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Sir William VI Sinclair Baron Laird of Rosslyn Sheriff of Edinburgh, was 33 and her mother, Matilda de Orkney, was 22. She married Sir, "The Patriot" Simon Fraser III about 1299, in Scotland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1364, in Peebles-shire, Scotland, at the age of 101.

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Lady Maria Margaret Sinclair
Sir, "The Patriot" Simon Fraser III
Marriage: about 1299
Hugh Fraser I
Eda Fraser
Joan Fraser
Lord Alexander Lovat Fraser
Sir Simon Fraser 2nd of Lovat
Lord Hugh Lovat Fraser

Spouse & Children

about 1299


  • Male1300–1370Male

  • Eda Fraser


  • Lord Alexander Lovat Fraser


  • Male1322–1346Male

  • Joan Fraser


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Sinclair, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Sinclair - birth-name: Margaret Sinclair

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