|Birth:|| before 1693|
|Spouse/Partner:||Phoebe Gleave (bef1693-aft1710)|
|Children:||Esther Sinkler (bef 1730-?)|
William Sinkler/Sinclair was born in Scotland at Rosslyn Castle in 1680. Some believe he was kidnapped at the age of eight by gypsies or Swedish sailors and sold as a slave. When George Gleave saw him being sold in Penn. he had pity on him, purchased his freedom, and raised him as his own son. In 1708 William married George's daughter, Phebe.