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Families covered: Sinclair of Barrock, Sinclair of Brabster, Sinclair of Bridgend, Sinclair of Dunbeath, Sinclair of Latheron, Sinclair of Stemster

Alexander Sinclair of Latheron (d before 1638)
m. (1632) Jean Cunninham (dau of John Cunningham of Lambrughton & Caprington ('of Broomhill & Geise by Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Sinclair of Greenland & Rattar'))
1. William Sinclair of Dunbeath, Latheron & Geanies (d 1690)
  m. (1656) Elizabeth Sinclair (d 1722, dau of Sir James Sinclair, 1st Bart of Mey)
  A. Alexander Sinclair (a 1685, dvpsp)
  B. John Sinclair of Dunbeath & Latheron
  m. Isabel Mackenzie (dau of ?? Mackenzie of Ardlock)
  i. James Sinclair of Latheron (d 1775)
  m. (1728) Frances Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Ratter)
  a. James Sinclair of Latheron (d unm 1788)
  ii. daughter
  m. _ Tyrie
  iii.+ other issue - William (dsp, Colonel), Barbara (d unm)
  C. William Sinclair of Stemster (dsp 1699)
m. Helen Munro (dau of General Sir George Munro of Culrain)
  D. Sir James Sinclair, 1st Bart of Dunbeath & Stemster (d 28.12.1742)
  m1. Isabel Muir (dau of Sir Archibald Muir of Thornton, Provost of Edinburgh)
  i. Sir William Sinclair of Keiss, 2nd Bart of Dunbeath (d 02.08.1767, minister at Keiss)
  m. (23.12.1731) Charlotte Dunbar (dau of Sir James Dunbar, 1st Bart of Hempriggs)
  a. Alexander Sinclair (dvp, Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Sutherland (dau of Eric Sutherland of Duffus)
  (1) Sir Alexander Sinclair, 3rd Bart of Dunbeath (dsp 1786)
  b. Kennedy Muir Sinclair (dsp?)
  ii. Alexander Sinclair (dsp 1733)
  iii. Sir Benjamin Sinclair of Stemster, 4th Bart of Dunbeath (d 26.10.1796)
  m. Jean Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Assery)
  a. Sir John Sinclair, 5th Bart of Dunbeath (d 1842, Major General)
  m1. (08.12.1802) Mary Anne Notley (d 10.1806)
  (1) John Notley Sinclair (d young)
  (2) Jane Sinclair (d 10.1892)
  m. (18922) Patrick Wallace
m2. (1825) Sarah Charlotte Carter (dsp 26.12.1866)
  b. Isabel Sinclair (d unm)
  c. Helen Sinclair
  m. Dr. Watson (in Madras)
  iv. Archibald Sinclair (dsp in Jamaica)
  v. Margaret Sinclair
  m. William Sinclair of Achnega (Achingale) & Newton
  m2. Isabel Lumsden (dau of John Lumsden of Aberdeen)
  vi. Jean Sinclair
  m. Robert Campbell (b 10.02.1726, d 1782, captain, to Jamaica)
  partner unknown
vii. Janet Sinclair
  m. (1721) Murdoch Campbell in Brubster
  E. Elizabeth Sinclair (dsp)
  m. (1698) James Sutherland of Langwell (d 1708)
  F. Janet Sinclair
  m. Andrew Bruce of Muness
  G. Jean Sinclair
  m. (1682) Sir George Sinclair of Bilbster and Clyth (dsp)
  H. Katharine Sinclair
m. Sir Patrick Dunbar, 3rd Bart of Northfield (b 1677, d 05.04.1763)
  I.+ other issue - David (dsp), Anne, Margaret
2. John Sinclair of Brabster
  The following is supported by 'The Sinclairs of Brabster or Brabster-Myre' within 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, p93+).
  m1. (1660) Elizabeth Sinclair (dau of Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster)
  A. Alexander Sinclair of Brabster
  m. Margaret Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Ratter, m2. Rev. Alexander Gibson of Canisbay)
  i. George Sinclair of Brabster
  Henderson (p94) suggests that George's wife was Janet, 2nd dau of James Sutherland of Langwell by Ann, dau of Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster.
  m. Janet Sutherland (dau of James Sutherland of Langwell by Ann, dau of Patrick Sinclair of Ulbster)
  a. Alexander Sinclair (dsp 1756, Captain)
  b. James Sinclair (dsp)
  c. Anne Sinclair of Brabster
  m. (1762) Robert Sutherland of Langwell (son of James of Langwell by Rachel, dau of Sir James Dunbar of Hempriggs by Elizabeth)
  ii. Patrick Sinclair
  B. Jean Sinclair
m. Henry Innes of Borlum
  m2. Sibella Halcrow
3. Alexander Sinclair of Stemster (dsp)
  m. Anna Sinclair (dau of Sir James Sinclair of Murkle)
4. George Sinclair of Barrock (b c1634, d 1724)
  The following is supported by 'The Sinclairs of Barrock' within 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, p97+).
  m1. Anne Dunbar (dau of John Dunbar of Hempriggs)
  A. John Sinclair of Barrock (d 1743)
  m1. Anne Sinclair (dau of Robert Sinclair of Durran, widow of James Sutherland of Langwell)
  i. Alexander Sinclair of Barrock (b 1706)
  m. (mcrt 29.10.1753) Jean Sinclair (dau of William Sinclair of Freswick)
  a. John Sinclair of Barrock (captain)
  m1. (after 06.02.1796) Anne Longmire (dau of Thomas Longmire of Penrith)
  (1) Sir John Sinclair, 6th Bart of Dunbeath (b 16.09.1794, d 21.04.1873, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (07.1821) Margaret Learmonth (d 29.11.1879, dau of John Learmonth of Edinburgh)
  (2) Jane Sinclair
  m. William Sinclair of Freswick
  (3) Anne Sinclair
  m. William Smith (minister of Bower)
  (4) Margaret Sinclair
  m. _ Paton
  (5) Elizabeth Sinclair
  m. Allan Robertson of Caithness
  (6)+ other issue - Alexander (d young), Maria (b 1792-9, d unm 09.03.1876)
  m2. Janet Miller
  (8) Isabella Sinclair
  m. Rev. Peter Jolly of Dunnet
  (9) Jessie Sinclair
  m. _ Scarth of Binscarth
  (10) Catherine Sinclair
  m. _ Sime
  (11)+ other issue - William (d young), Donald (d 1873, MD, had issue)
  b. Margaret Sinclair (dsp)
  m. _ Borthwick (Colonel)
c. Jean Sinclair (dsp)
  m. (mcrt 06.08.1795) William Charles Reoach
  d.+ other issue - William (d unm, WS), George (a 1764), Katherine (d unm), Anne (d unm)
  ii. Jean Sinclair
  m. George Murray of Clairden
  iii. Margaret Sinclair
  m. Sir James Sinclair of Mey (b 1715, d 1760)
  iv. Elizabeth Sinclair
  m2. (01.01.1738) Janet Dunbar (dau of Sir James Dunbar of Hempriggs, m2. Harry Innes of Borlum & Sandside)
v. John Sinclair of Sibster (youngest son)
  m. Helen Sinclair (dau of George Sinclair of Stirkoke)
  b. Benjamin Sinclair
  vi.+ other issue - George (d 1759), James (d young)
  B. Jean Sinclair
  m. John Sinclair of Stirkoke
  C. Katharine Sinclair
  m. Charles Sinclair of Bilbster
  D. Margaret Sinclair
  m. James Murray of Clairden
  m2. Elizabeth Murray (dau of David Murray of Clarden (Clairden), widow of William Innes of Isauld & Sandside)
  E. Alexander Sinclair of Swinzie
  m. Anne Sutherland
i. James Sutherland Sinclair
  m. Jean Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Durn)
  a.+ issue - John, Anne, Elizabeth, Janet
  F. William Sinclair of Bridgend
  m. Sidney Manson (dau/coheir of George Manson of Bridgeend)
  The following is supported by 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Manson-Sinclairs of Bridgend', p149+).
  i. Robert Manson Sinclair of Bridgend (d c1790)
  m. Isabel Sinclair (d 1779, dau of John Sinclair of Assery)
  a. Elizabeth Sinclair
  m. John Rose (m2. Catharine Bogie)
  b.+ other issue - William (a 1772), George (a 1772, 1782), Robert in Edinburgh (a 1772), Catharine (d unm), others
ii. daughter
  m. _ Bogie
  a. Catharine Bogie
  m. John Rose (m1. Elizabeth)
  G. Elizabeth Sinclair
  m. John Sinclair of Durran (d 1728)
  H.+ other issue - David, Anne (d unm)
  m3. Elizabeth Cumming (dau of Rev. William Cumming of Halkirk by Katharine, dau of John Murray of Pennyland))
  J.+ other issue - James, George, Robert, Benjamin, Janet (d unm 1772)
5. Elizabeth Sinclair
  m1. (1651/57) Walter Bruce of Ham
  m2. George Sinclair of Olrig
6. Jean Sinclair
  m. (1651) Magnus Mowat of Buchollie
7. Margaret Sinclair
  m. Sir William Dunbar, 1st Bart of Hempriggs (d 1711)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Sinclair of Dunbeath'), 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Sinclairs of Mey', p84+)
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