The Genealogy of the Sinclair Family


John Sinclair of Ulbster. Married first Jean Chisholm.
1. Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster. Married 1647 Elizabeth Mackay, daughter of John Mackay of Strathy.
A. John Sinclair of Ulbster. Married Janet Sinclair daughter of William Sinclair of Ratter.
B. Sir George Sinclair of Bibster and Clyth. Dsp. Married 1682 Jean Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair of Dunbeath and Latheron.
C. Anne Sinclair. Married Francis Sinclair of Stirkoke.
D. Elizabeth Sinclair. Married 1660 John Sinclair of Brabster.
E. Mary Sinclair. Married 1675 Sir Robert Dunbar 2nd Baronet of Northfield (died 1742).
F. Isabel Sinclair. Married 1672 George Sinclair, younger of Assery.
G. Margaret Sinclair. Married Hugh Mackay of Cairnloch.
2. George Sinclair.
3. Henrietta Sinclair. Married William Abernethy, minister.
John Sinclair of Ulbster. Married second Katherine Stewart, natural daughter of Patrick Stewart Earl of Orkney.
4. John Sinclair of Tannach later of Brims. Married Margaret Goldman, daughter of Charles Goldman of Dundee
A. John Sinclair of Brims, later of Ulbster. Married Jean Munro, daughter of Sir George Munro of Newmore.
i. John Sinclair of Ulbster, sometime ygr of Brims. Died 1736. Sheriff of Caithness. Married 9 April 1714  Henrietta Brodie, dau of George Brodie of Brodie.
a. George Sinclair of Ulbster. Died 1776. Married 24 October 1740 Janet Gordon (born before 16 May 1720, died 9 June 1795) daughter of William Gordon, Lord Strathnaver.
(1) Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bt of Ulbster. Born 1754. Died 21 December 1835. Married first 26 March 1776 Sarah Maitland.
(A) Janet Sinclair. Married Sir James Colquhoun, 3rd Bt of Luss (died 3 February 1836).
  Sir John Sinclair married second 6 March 1738 Diana MacDonald, daughter of Sir Alexander MacDonald of Sleat, 1st Lord.
(B) Sir George Sinclair, 2nd Bt of Ulbster.
(C) William Sinclair.
(D) Julia Sinclair. Married George Boyle, 4th Earl of Glasgow.
(E) Helen Sinclair. Married Stair Stewart of Glasserton and Physgill.
(F) Alexander Sinclair. Genealogist.
(G) John Sinclair. Archdeacon of Middlesex.
(H) Archibald Sinclair. Captain, RN.
(I) James Sinclair.
(J) Godfrey Sinclair.
(K) Hannah Sinclair.
(L) Elizabeth Diana Sinclair.
(M) Margaret Sinclair.
(N) Catherine Sinclair.
(O) Jane Sinclair.
b. 2nd son. James Sinclair of Harpsdale. Married first Marjory Sinclair (1st dau of 2nd marriage of David Sinclair of Southdun who was married 2nd to Marjory Dunbar, daughter of Sir Robert Dunbar of Northfield). Marjory married first John Dunbar and second James Sinclair of Harpsdale.
(1) George Sinclair. Died young.
(2) 6th daughter. Henrietta Sinclair of Southdun. Born 175?.  Married in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh 22nd September 1784 Lt-Colonel William Wemyss. 76th Reg't of Foot (Macdonald Highlanders) and 48th Regt of Foot (Northamptonshire Reg't) per Janet Maguire and 1st West Indian Reg't. Born 25th November 1759? Died Selkirk 27th July 1834. 
(3) Janet Sinclair. Married Colonel Benjamin Williamson of Banniskirk.
(4) Emilia Sinclair. Died unmarried.
(5) Margaret Sinclair. Died unmarried.
James married second Mary Sutherland of Clyne.
(6) Alexander Sinclair. Died young.
James married third Catherine Sinclair, daughter of John Sinclair of Lybster.
(7) Catherine Sinclair. Married Major George Williamson.
(8) Helen Sinclair. Married David Brodie of Hopeville.

The mark (a), (1) or whatever does not necessarily indicate that the child is a first child.
Please send comments, corrections, additions and amendments to Sir William Arbuthnot, Bt
Sources have included Mrs Gillian Tovey, 64 Broadgate Crescent, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD5 8HU W Yorkshire (01484 515 958).

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