"I don't have a tree on Ancestry, no. I am the genealogist of the family, so my mom certainly doesn't. I am excited to meet another of my Douglas family... actually the first one I've known outside of my own family that I've…"
"I have been going to join the DAR - but I had a "time out" for a hard battle with cancer. So I am working hard to try to catch up with everything. This is the first that I have messaged on the Douglas Archives, so I am a bit…"
"Bessie was Alonzo Douglas' daughter. Is your mom in the Douglas line? I had looked at your pictures of Alonzo's homestead, and was fascinated. Would it be okay with you if I attach them to my family tree? Do you or your mom…"
"Welcome to our community, Sherry. Apologies for the delay in responding to your request.
The more information that you can give about your ancestor, the greater the chance that someone else might be able to tie in with your family and provide…"
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?