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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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Seeking informations about Robert Douglas and Robert Bruce Douglas

Some details about my family :   Robert (Bruce Erle) DOUGLAS (my grand father) was born in Paris on January 5th, 1892. He was the son of Ro…

Started by DOUGLAS Jean-Paul

0 Oct 15

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 Blain

28 Oct 13
Reply by Chris Mallouhi

Wife of William Wilson Douglas (1880 - 1923)

Hi everyone, I'm trying to find more information about the wife of William Wilson Douglas (1880 - 1923). They were my great grandparents.…

Started by Tom Jenks

5 Aug 16
Reply by William Douglas

Samuel Douglas(s) b.Scotland 1699 d.New Hampshire 1793 Searching for father

I am Looking for the father of: Samuel Douglas b.1699 Burnhouses Auchingramont Hamilton, Aberdeenshire, Scotland d.1793 Littleton NH marrie…

Started by Bernadine Joy Douglass

7 Jul 13
Reply by William Douglas

Douglas ancestors from Ayrshire 1700's - early 1800's

I’m searching for the parents of my 4th great grandfather, Henderson Douglas 1809–1871 in Ayrshire. I’ve hit a road block tracing them or c…

Started by Jennifer Zinone

0 Jul 12

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

28 Jun 11
Reply by Fiona

Morton - links to Douglas

My paternal line Morton has always regarded itself as of the Douglas clan. As a consequence through my years I have acquired my father's Do…

Started by Bruce Stewart Morton

4 May 27
Reply by Bruce Stewart Morton

which Lord is he 5th or 6th ? Maxwell lord Herries son of married Lady Janet Douglas 1498 1537 and Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell 1493–1546 BIRTH ABT 1493 • Kirkcudbright, Dumfries-shire, , Scot

Started by Jackie Stoddard

1 May 26
Reply by William Douglas

Orange County NC Douglas

Hi..my 2x GF was Lemuel Douglas b. 1811 in NOh Carolina USA. He died in Orange County NC 1893 and is buried there.. His children, according…

Started by William Andrew Broadway

0 May 2

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

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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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