A collection of historical and genalogical records
Added March 15, 2014 at 11:47
Added March 12, 2013 at 15:28
Added February 22, 2013 at 10:53
Added January 12, 2013 at 21:48
Added October 29, 2012 at 19:51
Added October 3, 2012 at 21:56
Added September 19, 2011 at 10:25
Added August 16, 2011 at 12:14 1 Comment
Added July 28, 2009 at 21:50 1 Comment
Once exclusive to CDAA members and descendents of Robert Douglas of Kangaroo Point and Glenbervie/Cruixton Douglas line, the much awaited update to the family history publications, A Douglas! A Douglas! and Never Behind by Mary Smith and Janet Shaw is now available as an e-publication.
This history of the Douglas family from 1174 - 2015 was originally published in 1986 and updated in 2000.…Continue
I am not entirely happy with this as the dates do not stack up for me, but it may help.
William Douglas  was born in 1672 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland and died in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland.
William married Hattie Fox  [MRIN: 800]. on 25 Oct 1697 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Hattie was buried in Jedburgh,…Continue
When newly elected Illinois State Representative Abraham Lincoln first saw his diminutive colleague Stephen A. Douglas, he sized him up as ""the least man I ever saw."" With the introduction of Douglas' first bill in 1834, Lincoln soon thought differently. The General Assembly not only passed the bill, it appointed the 21-year old Douglas State's Attorney of Illinois'…Continue
A curious scene was witnessed in the Court of Queen's Bench on Wednesday; the law playing with a prisoner as a cat with a mouse. Captain Douglas, who had been in custody on a charge of desertion, was brought up on a writ of habeas corpus. The facts of the case may be briefly recapitulated. Captain Douglas, has been in the service…Continue