Our current Clan Sinclair USA President is Tom H. Robinson of Dallas, TX. Membership in Clan Sinclair USA is open to persons with the surname Sinclair (and its various spellings), descendants of a Sinclair, members of septs and adherent families and friends of Clan Sinclair. No proof of lineage is required.
The chiefs of Clan Sinclair descend from Sir William St Clare who was sheriff of Edinburgh and who was granted the barony of Roslin (Rosslyn) in 1280. In 1379, Sir Henry Sinclair claimed the Earldom of Orkney through his mother and received it from Haakon VI of Norway.
I should point out, our DNA study is not a part of the Clan Sinclair organization, but many of our clan have taken the test and, as you can see from this letter, we get a great deal of support and advice from our clan leadership. Mel, in particular, has been very helpful over the years.
While there are no certain records regarding the origin of clan Sinclair, it is most likely that the family came from St. Clare in Normandy and later adopted the spelling of Sinclair. The family was granted the Barony of Roslin during the twelfth century and, through marriage, the Earldom of Orkney and were later granted lands in Caithness.
DNA research is a fantastic tool to identify ones relations no matter the century. So to all those who have tested, a very large thank you for your help, and your contribution to our research, which we will continue for the future of all Haplogroups. Shawn Sinclair Admin Salian DNA Project. Steve: In conclusion, here's what we know for certain: 1.
Henry I Sinclair, Earl of Orkney. Henry I Sinclair, Earl of Orkney, Baron of Roslin, and Lord of Shetland (c.1345-c.1400), was a Scottish explorer nobleman.He is sometimes identified by the alternative spelling Henry St Clair. He was the grandfather of William Sinclair, the builder of Rosslyn Chapel.He is also noted for being the subject of legend that he undertook early explorations of.
In 2011, I began research, now on the Sinclair DNA website, into possible name connections. The page is called A Confluence of Surnames. The approach was to look for consistencies in families who gifted land to abbeys and priories. In late January, I found a blog posting on a Yahoo group, called Crispin Cousins, which validated this approach.
After he moved on to the Clan Stewart tent, the Clan Sinclair tent got back to the regular fun and frivolity of a Scottish Games. There must have been 100 Sinclairs and St. Clairs in and out of the Clan Sinclair tent during the day. We caught up with some old friends and, hopefully, made some new ones. We even took in some new members.
Clan Sinclair Association Canada (CSAC) welcomes all those of the name Sinclair no matter male or female line nor how far back your Sinclair ancestor appears, or who share an interest in furthering research into the family name of Sinclair.
Sinclair DNA, New York, New York. 960 likes. The Facebook Fan Page of the Sinclair DNA Study. We test and interpret the DNA of Sinclair family members.
Clan Sinclair Australia (CSA) was established in 2000 with the support of our Patron, Malcolm, Earl of Caithness. The team of people responsible for the establishment of CSA were lead by our founding President Margaret Sinclair Stokes.
Clan Sinclair Association, Inc. (USA) is a non-profit organization whose membership consists of descendants and friends of the Scottish clan (family) of Sinclair (St. Clair and various other spellings).
Sinclair History Origins of the clan. The Sinclairs were a noble family which has its origins in Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, in Normandy, France.William “The Seemly” Sinclair, among others, accompanied William the Conqueror in 1066 on his invasion of England.He also accompanied Margaret, daughter of Edward the Exile to Scotland in 1068, where she eventually married Malcolm III of Scotland.
The Sinclair DNA Project is a global project and open to all who are interested in this family's genealogy. All variant spellings are welcome. If your Surname spelling is close, but missing, we'll be glad to add it. We're growing rapidly and are adding important members of the clan with known paper documentation dating back over 400 years and more.
The Sinclair lab is driven by the belief that humanity can do better and that everyone has the right to the best medical care and maximum lifespan, no matter their gender, social status, or age. Work by our lab and others has shown that the pace of aging is not inexorable or predetermined, but rather can be slowed and even reversed by a variety of approaches.You searched for: clan sinclair! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!Sinclair DA, Guarente L. Cell. 1997 Dec 26;91(7):1033-42. PMID: 9428525 Free Article. Accelerated aging and nucleolar fragmentation in yeast sgs1 mutants. Sinclair DA, Mills K, Guarente L. Science. 1997 Aug 29;277(5330):1313-6. PMID: 9271578 Free Article.