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James Sinton (abt. 1773 - 1855)

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James Sinton
Born about in Southdean Mill, Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Ashkirk, ROX, SCTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Raelees, Par. of Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

James Sinton

Born abt Mar 1773 Southdean Mill, Par. of Southdean, ROX, SCT

estimated from baptism [1] [2]

Also estimated at:

about 1775 Chesters, Par. of Southdean, ROX, SCT [3]

or

about 1777 Chesters, Par. of Southdean, ROX, SCT [4]

Died 26 Apr 1855 Raelees, Par. of Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland

Dist. 778/2 #1: James Sinton, 80, born Par. of Southdean, ROX, 31 yrs in Selkirk Parish, s/o Peter Sinton, cattle dealer, dec, and Janet m.s. Donaldson, dec. Wife Margaret Wilkie. Children: Janet dec'd 14 Oct 1816; Agnes (dec'd) 22 Oct 1826; Peter, 49; Margaret, 47; John, 45; Robert, 42; Rachel, 39; Mary, 37; Janet, 34; Isabella 32. Died 3pm of bronchitis, enlarged prostate and general debility, as cert. by James Fairweather M.D.; Buried Churchyard, Bowden, cert. by Sexton William ?; Inf. James Laurence, son-in-law, reg. 27th Apr at Selkirk, James Park, Registrar [5]

Baptized 28 MAR 1773 Southdean, Par. of Southdean, ROX, SCT

entry reads: "Patrick Sinton in Southdean Mill had a Son Baptd James"
(same page as brother John, and at least one cousin) [6]

Census

1841 Balers, Par. of Selkirk, Scotland

SINTON: James 65 farmer; Margaret 60; Rachel 25; Isabella 15; All b SCT [7]

1851 Raelees Farm, Selkirkshire, Scotland

James SINTON, 74, farmer of 40 acres b Chesters, ROX, wife Margaret, 66, b Bowden. Dtr Isabella SINTON, 26, mar, b Selkirk, SEL, grdson David LAURENCE, 1, b Selkirk, SEL. Visitor/son-in-law James LAURENCE, 28, woolen weaver, b Stow, MLN. Servant James ANDERSON, 19, ag lab, b Wilton, ROX. [8]

Buried Bowden, ROX, SCT [9]

DNA

yDNA confirmation of relationship to father by GD1 match (37 markers) between Sinton-154 descendant of James and Peter, descendant of James' brother Peter [10]

Sources

  1. Source #S999: Bap. 28 Mar 1773 James s/o Patrick SINTON in Southdean Mill, copy d/loaded Nov 2008
  2. Source #S201: Selkirk, SEL Par. 778 ED 4 Pg 5, hsehold of James & Margaret SINTON, extracted Nov 2008
  3. Source #S56: Dth 26 Apr 1855 James SINTON, Raelees, Par. of Selkirk, Dist 778/02 Pg 1 #1, copy held
  4. 1851 census: SEL: Selkirk Parish, Enum. Dist. 5 Page ?? #20, hsehold of James & Margaret SINTON, extracted May 2002
  5. Source #S56: Dth 26 Apr 1855 James SINTON, Raelees, Par. of Selkirk, Dist 778/02 Pg 1 #1, copy held
  6. Source #S999: Bap. 28 Mar 1773 James s/o Patrick SINTON in Southdean Mill, copy d/loaded Nov 2008
  7. Source #S201: Selkirk, SEL Par. 778 ED 4 Pg 5, hsehold of James & Margaret SINTON, extracted Nov 2008
  8. 1851 census: SEL: Selkirk Parish, Enum. Dist. 5 Page ?? #20, hsehold of James & Margaret SINTON, extracted May 2002
  9. Source #S56: Dth 26 Apr 1855 James SINTON, Raelees, Par. of Selkirk, Dist 778/02 Pg 1 #1, copy held
  10. See Sinton DNA project
  • Source S999 Southdean & Abbotrule Parish Registers
  • Source S201 1841 census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • WikiTree profile Sinton-24 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.


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