Maria Sinclair

1888–1971 (Age 83)
Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Maria

Maria Sinclair was born on 27 March 1888, in Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada as the daughter of John Sinclair and Melissa Smith. She married Alan Parker Glasier on 7 March 1907, in New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in New Brunswick, Canada in 1888 and Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. She died on 23 May 1971, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Maria Sinclair
Alan Parker Glasier
Marriage: 7 March 1907
Marian Glasier
Dorothy Parker Glasier

Spouse & Children

  • Female1888–1971Female

  • Alan Parker Glasier


7 March 1907
New Brunswick, Canada


Parents & Siblings

  • John Sinclair


  • Melissa Smith




World Events (3)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 13

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 49

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 67

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

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 (3)

  • Maria Glasier in entry for Allen Parker Glasier, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Maria S SinClair, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Maria Sinclair, "New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"

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