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James Sinton
 Born
28d 12mo 1850 - Ashtrees, Tamnaghmore, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s282 s770 ]
 Died
12d 12mo 1931 - Ashtrees, Tamnaghmore, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s282 s790 ]
 Buried
14d 12mo 1931 - Friends Burial Ground, Moyallon, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom - [  s790 ]
 Father
Born 9d 2mo 1800 - Died 12d 9mo 1864
 Mother
Born 1817 - Died 2d 4mo 1901
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With the death of James, this branch of the Sinton family tree comes to an end.
GENERAL NOTES
Quaker. Never married.

Transcript of part of a letter written by James Sinton to Walter Lyon Sinton on 21 February 1905.

"It gave me great pleasure to receive a letter from you, and all the more so when it informs me of the lot of Sintons you have met with in Colorado. It is certainly very interesting to both them and you to be able to trace their & your ancestral line so far back as the year 1700.

I never knew till I read your letter the names of my great & your great great grandparents. Benjamin and Dinah Sinton were their names Dinahs maiden name was McConnell. I think they lived formerly in Unchinagh, but died at Ash Trees. They had 5 children named Isabella, James, David, John, & Benjamin.

Aunt Isabella was married to Isaac Bell of Cornascrebe, Uncle James was married to Mary McVey, they had 6 children named David, Mary Anne, Isabella, Benjamin, James, & Eliza.

David lives in Unchinagh is a widower and has one child. Mary Anne lives near Unchinagh is married but no children. Isabella was married had two children and is dead. The other three went to America 40 or 50 years ago but I dont know what part they went to, nor do I know whether they are living or dead.

Uncle David was your grandfather so I need not speak of him as you know his descendants.

Uncle John lived at Ash Trees, was married to Anne Jeffers had two children as you know, Joseph & John, they are in America, I think in a place called New Jersey. They were married to two sisters called Tully.

Joseph has a large family some of whom are married. John has two children called Dinah and Jacob.

My father Benjamin Sinton lived at Ash Trees was married to my mother, maiden name Sophia Irwin. They had 4 children, named Isabella, John, James, (who is myself) and Jane.

Isabella as you know was married to Benjamin Bell of Dromart. John was married to Mary Wright, they have 5 children named Mabel, Thomas, William, John Benjamin, & James Alfred aged respectively, 18, 15, 10, 7, & 3." (SIC)

[RFSS Feb 2003]

1901 Census record taken on Sunday, 31 March.
Residents of a house 20 in Tamnaghmore (Mullahead, Co. Armagh)
 SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1SintonSophia83FemaleHead of FamilySociety of Friends
2SintonJames48MaleSonSociety of Friends
3SintonJane46FemaleDaughterSociety of Friends
4BellIsabell52FemaleDaughterSociety of Friends
5PearsonEdmund20MaleServantSociety of Friends
6GreenleeElizabeth23FemaleServantPresbyterian
 BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital StatusSpecified Illnesses
1Co. ArmaghFarmerRead and write Widow-
2Co. ArmaghFarmers SonRead and write Not Married-
3Co. ArmaghFarmers DaughterRead and writeNot Married-
4Co. ArmaghFarmers DaughterRead and WriteMarried-
5Co. ArmaghFarm ServantRead and WriteNot Married-
6Co. ArmaghGeneral DomesticRead and WriteNot Married-
[RFSS Jun 2010]

1911 Census record taken on 2 April.

Residents of house 3 in Tamnaghmore (Mullahead (Rural), Armagh)

 SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1SintonJames60MaleHead of FamilyChurch of Ireland
2SintonJane58FemaleSisterChurch of Ireland
3SintonWilliam Peter17MaleNephewChurch of Ireland
4BellIsabella64FemaleSisterChurch of Ireland
5KilopHenry42MaleServantRoman Catholic

 BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital StatusYears MarriedChildren BornChildren Living
1Co. ArmaghFarmerCan read and writeSingle---
2Co. Armagh-Can read and writeSingle---
3Co. ArmaghScholarCan read and writeSingle---
4Co. Armagh-Can read and writeWidow19--
5Co. ArmaghLabourer (Farm)Can read and writeSingle---

[RFSS Jan 2010]

Headstone of James Sinton 1850 - 1931
Headstone of James Sinton 1850 - 1931
Friends Burial Ground, Moyallon, Co. Down
© 2005 Sinton Family Trees
JAMES SINTON
ASHTREES
DIED 12TH 12TH MONTH
1931
AGED 81 YEARS
[RFSS Jul 2014]
SOURCES
[ s282 ] Ancestral File - THE SINTON FAMILY - Page 1-14 Ref. 37c - Walter Lyon Sinton / Lulu Bell Sinton / John Ronald Howard Greeves / Robert Francis Speers Sinton / Ann Heacock Sinton - Version 1.01 (Feb 2003]
[ s770 ] Church Record - Religious Society of Friends, Lurgan, Co. Armagh - Monthly Meeting Birth Register - QLB-147   
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[ s790 ] Church Record - Religious Society of Friends, Lurgan, Co. Armagh - Monthly Meeting Burial Register - QLD-1240   
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