The Genealogy of the Sinclairs of Caithness


John Sinclair 3rd Earl of Caithness. Died Somersdale 18 May 1529. Married Elizabeth Sutherland, dau of William Sutherland of Duffus.
George Sinclair 4th Earl of Caithness. Died 9 September 1582. Married Elizabeth Graham (died before 1576), dau of William Graham 2nd Earl of Montrose
John Sinclair, Master of Caithness. Dvp 1577-78. Married 1567 Jean Hepburn (born 1540, died before 1599), dau of Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell. Divorced 1575.
i. George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness. Born 1566. Died February 1642-43. Married after 29 July 1585 Jean Gordon, dau of George Gordon 5th Earl of Huntly.
a) William Sinclair, Lord Berriedale. Dvp. Married Mary / Margaret Sinclair, dau of James, Master of Sinclair.
A. John Sinclair, Master of Berriedale. Died September 1639. Married Jean Mackenzie, dau of Colin Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Seaforth.
ii. James Sinclair of Murchil. Married Elizabeth Stewart, dau of Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney.
a) Sir James Sinclair of Murchil. Married first Margaret Dundas. Married second Jean Stewart, dau of William Stewart of Burray.
A. John Sinclair of Murchil, 8th Earl of Caithness. Died 1705. Married Janet Carmichael of Hyndford.
III. Francis Sinclair of Forss. Dsp 2 March 1762. Married Janet Morrison.
V. Janet Sinclair. Married 1714 David Sinclair of Southdun.
B. David Sinclair of Broynach. Died c.1714. Married first a daughter of William Sinclair of Dun. Married second June 1700 Janet Ewing.
iii. Sir John Sinclair of Greenland and Ratter. Died before December 1622. Married Janet Sutherland.

The mark (a), (1) or whatever does not necessarily indicate thatthe child is a first child.
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Sources have included Mrs Gillian Tovey, 64Broadgate Crescent, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD5 8HU W Yorkshire (01484 515 958).

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