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The History of the Sinclair Family

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The History of the Sinclair Family

in Europe and America for eleven hundred years: giving a genealogical and biographical history of the family in Normandy, France, a general record of it in Scotland, England, Ireland, and a full biographical and genealogical record of many branches in Canada and the United States
With pages relating to the Cilley, Clark, Hodgdon, Jones, Merrill, and Norris families

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  • <span id='Morrison'></span>Morrison, Leonard Allison ''[[Space: The History of the Sinclair Family| The History of the Sinclair Family]]'' (Boston, MA., 1896), [ Page ].
  • <ref>[[#Morrison|Morrison]]</ref>

Table of Contents

Title Page
List of Illustrations
Table of Contents
Chapter I. The Holy Hermit - Origin of the St. Clair, or Sinclair, name - The home of the Hermit - The Hermitage - The Chapel - The Church In St. Clere - The Historic Family of St Clair - Origln of their names - The Sinclairs of Normandy, France, Their Lineage and Progenitor - Birthplace of William the Conqueror - Battle of Hastings, and death of King Harold - The "Roll of Battle Abbey."
Chapter II. The Sinclairs In England - Adam Sinclair, and Domesday Book - The Sinclairs of Senlis, France - The Sinclairs of Roslin and Caithness, Scotland.
Chapter III. George Sinclair, Fourth Earl of Caithness, Scotland - His Arms and Crest -John Sinclair, Master of Caithness - The Sinclairs of Murkle - Pedigree of Gen. Arthur St. Clair - The possible pedigree of John Sinkler of Exeter, N. H. - Pedigree of Hon. John Sutherland Sinclair, the 17th Earl of Caithness.
Chapter IV. The Sinclalrs of Scotland - The names of the prominent Sinclairs In Great Britain - Arms of the Sinclairs - Places bearing the name of Sinclair with its variations - Homes of the Sinclairs in England - Noted persons of the name of Sinclair or St. Clair - The Sinclairs - in Ireland - Prominent Sinclairs of all nations.
Chapter V. The Sinclairs in the New World - First Sinclairs In America - Officers In the United States Army and Navy - Orthography of the Name - John Sinkler of Exeter, N. H., in 1658; Orthography of their name - First Correct Orthograhy - Sinclair as variously spelled - Lands granted to the Sinklers In Exeter, N. H. - Characteristics of the Sinclairs of New Hampshire and their descendants.
Chapter VI. John Sinkler of Exeter, N. H., and his descendants - The coming of John Sinkler(1) — Death of John Sinkler(1) — His Will — James Sinkler(2) and his will - John Sinkler(2), Jr.
Chapter VII. Speech of Hon. John G. Sinclair in the memorable contest with Gen. Walter Harriman for the Governorship of New Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1867
Chapter VIII. The Sinklers, Sinclalrs, and St. Clairs of New Hampshlre, Maine, and Vermont - George Sinkler(1) of Hampstead, N. H., - William Sinclair(1) of Blue Hill, Me., - John St. Clair of Strafford, Vt., and his descendants
Chapter IX. Robert Sinkler(1) of Wells, Me., and his descendants
Chapter X. Thomas Sinclair of Columbia, Me., and his descendants
Chapter XI. John Sinclair of Virginia and his descendants - George Sinclair of Hanover, Ohio - Capt John Sinclair, from Portsmouth, NH - Alexander Sinclair, of Paris, France - Sinclairs of California, - Sinclairs of the Lybster branch, Scotland - John Sinclair of New York, and his descendants
Chapter XII. Gen. Arthur St. Clair and his descendants.
Chapter XIII. The Sinclairs of Northumberland County, Penn. - The Sinclairs of Tiree, Scotland, and New Haven, Conn - The Sincklirs and Sinklers of the Island of Barbadoes, West Indies
Chapter XIV. The Cilley, Seally Family
Chapter XV. The Richard Clark Family
Chapter XVI. The Hodgdon Family
Chapter XVII. The Jones Family
Chapter XVIII. The Merrill Family
Chapter XIX. The Norris Family
Additional Information - The descendants of John Sinkler of Exeter, N. H.


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