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Douglases in Cockpen - 18th century and before

Here's some of what I have on the Cockpen Duglass/Douglas people. At William's suggestion I'm putting this in a 'discussion' as there may b…

Started by Jenny BlainLatest Reply

William Douglass (1610 - 1682)

Myself and others are interested in William Douglass (born 1610 in ?, died 1682 in New London,CT) and confirming his birthplace.  Tradition…

Started by Douglas AndersonLatest Reply

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Douglas family Inverness1

I was brought up in the highland orphanage Inverness now closed,is there anybody out there know of this place    

Started by Harold Dixon Douglas

26 Apr 11
Reply by Fiona

Colonel Edward Douglas born Dec 1590 in Scotland his ancestry

married widow Isabel Dale sister to Sir Thomas Dale, royal governor of Virginia. Isabel was born in Middlesex County, England. Edward Dougl…

Started by Henry Barraud Hunt, Jr.

22 Apr 1
Reply by Russell Lynn Drysdale

Walter Michael Aubrey Barnes family Genealogy

Walter Michael Aubrey Barnes Douglas was the son of Walter Richard Barnes and Christiana Isabella Douglas. Walter Richard Barnes is the son…

Started by Flavia Douglas

2 Mar 3
Reply by Flavia Douglas

Seeking Parentage Archibald Douglas (1695-1756)

I have been trying to establish the father of my Lancaster, Pennsylvania ancestor, and have had no luck. Can anyone confirm the parentage o…

Started by Julie Bauer

2 Feb 24
Reply by Julie Bauer

Seeking information on James D Douglass, 1774 to 1805, Pennsylvania

James D Douglass, born 1774 in Franklin, PA and died 1805 in Butler, PA, married to Mary Polly Campbell, is my direct ancestor, and many pe…

Started by Shannon Campbell

0 Feb 24

Moses Douglas and Catherine Marsden

Hello! I am hoping to prove/disprove a long time family tale. It was always passed down that we were descended from the Black Douglas Clan…

Started by Sharon Fraser

0 Feb 6

Douglas from Yarm, Yorkshire

I have received the following request for information: My paternal grandmother was a Douglass who's family came from Loughborough, Leiceste…

Started by William Douglas

6 Nov 16, 2018
Reply by William Douglas

We still use Douglas as a middle name.

Hello, I am looking into my Douglas family ancestry. The Douglas name has been retained as a middle name on and off in my family until the…

Started by Jessica Allen

5 Oct 11, 2018
Reply by Jessica Allen

Douglas/Tulloch

JudyNashLine          Hi Trying to find information on my ggrandmother I've had no luck so far the details are Jessie Douglas nee Tulloch…

Started by Judy Line

2 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by Judy Line

George Douglas

William-I hardly know what to say. I am just not adept with a computer. I finally figured out how to slide the page over so I could view th…

Started by Henry Barraud Hunt, Jr.

0 Dec 17, 2017

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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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