James Sinclair

Sibling of Captain Colin R. Sinclair, see the latter’s Family Network page: http://bit.ly/S6bc1

  • 1. SINCLAIR, James. Born c.1805-6 [or 1811?]; married 3 December 1829, St. John’s Anglican  Church, Red River Settlement; appointed 1853 as first Postmaster, Red River Settlement; died 1856 at the Cascades, Columbia River. There is a Mount Sinclair [named officially by the Geographic Board of Canada on 5 February 1924], a Sinclair Canyon [named by the Geographic Board on 5 March 1953; earlier known as Red Rock Gorge], a Sinclair Pass, and a Sinclair Creek [both latter features named after James Sinclair by the Geographic Board of Canada in 1915], all at Radium Hot Springs, south of Golden (near Lake Louise) in the Rocky Mountains.

– sp. BIRD, Elizabeth Maria. Born 1811 [or 1806?] daughter of HBC Chief Factor James Curtis Bird and Oomenahowish/Elizabeth Montour (born c. 1777/1789, Rupert’s Land; married by ‘the custom of the country’ c. 1806, Fort des Prairies [Edmonton]; married formally 1821 in Red River); died 1845.

2. SINCLAIR, Elizabeth. Born 1830; died 19 September 1834, of epidemic virulent dysentery.

2. SINCLAIR, Harriet Goldsmith. Born 9 July 1832 [or 1823 according to the 1881 census?] Parish of St. Paul, Red River Settlement; died 9 September 1926, Winnipeg. Scrip affidavit for Cowan, Henrietta; wife of D.W. Cowan; born: July 9, 1832; father: James Sinclair; mother: Maria Bird claim no.: 2859; scrip no.: 12290; date of issue: September 5, 1878; amount: $160 =

– sp. COWAN, William [Dr., HBC Chief Factor]. Born 1817; died 1902.

3. COWAN, John. Born 6 August 1853; died 1912. Scrip affidavit for Cowan, John; born: 6 August, 1853; father: William Cowan; mother: Harriet Sinclair =

3. COWAN, Anne Marie. Born 10 September 1855; died 1932. Scrip affidavit for Cowan, Anna Maria; born: 10 September, 1855; father: William Cowan; mother: Harriet Sinclair =

3. COWAN, Harriet. Born 11 January 1860; died 1944. Scrip affidavit for Cowan, Harriet Mary; born: 11 January, 1860; father: William Cowan (White Settler); mother: Harriet Sinclair =

3. COWAN, Alexander.

2. SINCLAIR, James Curtis. Born c.1833-1834; died 20 July 1834.

2. SINCLAIR, Alexander Christie. Born c. January 1834 [or 1838?]; died 20 September 1834 of Epidemic virulent dysentery (according to D. Geneva Lent, West of the Mountains).

2. SINCLAIR, Maria. Born c. 1836; died June 1836, Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory.

2. SINCLAIR, Jessie. Born c. 1837; died 1928.

– sp. COPELEY.

2.SINCLAIR, Louisa. Born c. 1841; died 2 June 1843.

2. SINCLAIR, Emma. Born 1843; died 22 May 1843.

2. SINCLAIR, Colin James. Born c. 1845; died 20 June 1910.

– sp. PHILLIPS, Mary Rowena. Born 1872; died 1941.

3. SINCLAIR, Colin Michael. Born 1894; died 1979.

– sp. EMBREE, Mabelle Alice. Born 1899; died 1984.

4. SINCLAIR, Colin Roy.

– sp. TOTTEN, Betty Annette.

3. SINCLAIR, James Wilton. Born 1895; died 1987.

– sp. JANIAK, Frances Barkley. Born 1907.

4. SINCLAIR, Vera Lorraine Janiak.

– sp. RUSSEL, Mark.

– sp. BIGGAR, Hugh.

4. SINCLAIR, Frances Jeanette Janiak.

– sp. HANSON, Harley.

– sp. FERRIS, Ike.

3. SINCLAIR, Jessie Rowena. Born 1897; died 1987.

– sp. SHARPE, Henry William.

4. SHARPE, Doris.

– sp. MUIR, William.

– sp. ERNST, Fred.

4. SHARPE, Lloyd.

– sp. PARSONS, Ruth.

3. SINCLAIR, John Alexander. Born 1899; died 1970.

3. SINCLAIR, Francis ‘Frank’. Born 1901; died 1904.

3. SINCLAIR, Willie Cowan ‘Bill’. Born 1904; died 1980.

3. SINCLAIR, Harriet Elizabeth. Born 1906; died 1979.

– sp. TOTTEN, Harry. Born 1903; died 1969.

4. TOTTEN, Harry Lloyd.

– sp. GIRVIN, Bernice.

4. TOTTEN, Robert James.

– sp. Heather.

4. TOTTEN, Shirley Lorna.

– sp. GREEN, Norman Farmiloe.

4. TOTTEN, Genevieve Mabel.

– sp. GLEASON, Warren.

3. SINCLAIR, Thomas Andrew. Born 1907; died 1987.

– sp. McDONALD, Margaret.

4. SINCLAIR, Brian.

– sp. Lesley.

— sp. Janet.

3. SINCLAIR, Richard ‘Dick’. Born 1909; died 1983.

– sp. CAMPBELL, Mary. Born 1826.

2. SINCLAIR, Mary. Born 1850.

– sp. FOSTER.

2. SINCLAIR, Jane Margaret ‘Jennie’. Born 1853; died 1926.

— sp. STANTON, H.C.

3. STANTON.

— sp. DEZENDORF.

3. STANTON, Lillian A.

— sp. TABKE.

4. STANTON, Cole E.

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