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"https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/douglasDNA/info for details of Douglas DNA "

William Douglas replied Sep 6 to Caledonia Douglas's Nova Scotia

2 Sep 6
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"Here is another lead: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/boards/thread.aspx?o=0&m=534.1.…"

William Douglas replied Jul 27 to We still use Douglas as a middle name.

4 Jul 27
Reply by William Douglas

"You are probably aware of this publication, from which the sceenshot was taken: http…"

William Douglas replied Jul 26 to We still use Douglas as a middle name.

4 Jul 27
Reply by William Douglas

"Welcome to our group, Jessica.  There is lots of information here for people to conn…"

William Douglas replied Jul 26 to We still use Douglas as a middle name.

4 Jul 27
Reply by William Douglas

"Ah!  Born in Bristol was a good clue!William Wilson Douglas was the son of the found…"

William Douglas replied May 5 to Wife of William Wilson Douglas (1880 - 1923)

1 May 5
Reply by William Douglas

"I know! A new newsletter is required.  It is just a question of finding the time. W"

William Douglas replied Apr 25 to Like it or not

5 Apr 25
Reply by William Douglas

"Thank you, Russell For your interest - the top topic in the Douglas Archives was 'Ta…"

William Douglas replied Mar 14 to Like it or not

5 Apr 25
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"I have just found these probate records listed as Durham DPRI/3/1704/B202 8 November…"

William Douglas replied Mar 13 to Douglass family in the Rothbury area of Northumberland

4 Mar 13
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"And now this: George Frater married Susannah DOUGLAS on 22 Jun 1818 in North Leith,…"

William Douglas replied Mar 13 to Douglass family in the Rothbury area of Northumberland

4 Mar 13
Reply by William Douglas

"I have a note of a John DOUGLAS, of Rothbury who on 9 August 1707 registered a will.…"

William Douglas replied Mar 13 to Douglass family in the Rothbury area of Northumberland

4 Mar 13
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Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?


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