"These Douglases are, indeed, inaccurate accounts. I found Alexander's will and he mentions no Aaron ... also passed through a totally unrelated area of NJ.I'm trying to find primary records for which William Douglas/s is father to Capt.…"
"I'm trying to find primary records for which William Douglas/s is father to Capt. Aaron b. 1753 m. Phebe Lewis. He died in NJ, she moved with most of their kids to Knox County, Ohio. To do this, I'm tapping both NJ and CT sources to try to…"
"Welcome to our community group, Linda.
I have a note that says Aaron was the son of Alexander Douglass circa 1730 (70) Scotland, UK Died July 31, 1800 in Surry, NC, USA. He was the son of Mordecai Mitchell Douglass and Mary Douglass.
However, I have…"
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?