Christian Sinclair

about 1809–
Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

The Life of Christian

Christian Sinclair was born about 1809, in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She married Walter Macfarlane on 4 December 1828, in Inveraray and Glenaray, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Walter Macfarlane
Christian Sinclair
Marriage: 4 December 1828
Margaret Macfarlane
Agnes Macfarlane
Elizabeth Macfarlane
Christian Macfarlane
Walter Macfarlane
Mary Macfarlane

Spouse and Children

4 December 1828
Inveraray and Glenaray, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

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)

  • Christine Sinclar, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Christian Sinclair in entry for Walter Macfarlane, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Christian Sinclair in entry for Elizabeth Macfarlane, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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