Marion Sinclair

1696–
Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Marion

Marion Sinclair was born in 1696, in Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married William Thomson in 1721, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Marion Sinclair
1696–
William Thomson
1694–
Marriage: 1721
Mary
1716–
John Thomson
1717–
David
1719–
Janet Thomson
1720–
Janet Thomson
1722–
George
1724–
William Thomson
1726–
Isabel
1728–
Marion Thomson
1728–
Rebecca Thomson
1730–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1721
Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

  • Mary

    Female1716–Female

  • John Thomson

    Male1717–Male

  • David

    Male1719–Male

  • Janet Thomson

    Female1720–Female

  • Janet Thomson

    Female1722–Female

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World Events (2)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 106

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 119

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Marion Sinclar in entry for Janet Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marion Sinclar in entry for Janet Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Sinclair in entry for William Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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