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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, 2019

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, 2019

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


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

Caledonia Douglas's Nova Scotia

Hi everyone thanks for letting me join, My family is the Douglas's of Caledonia, Queens county Nova Scotia , Canada my family lived there…

Started by Connor Douglas

3 Dec 16, 2017
Reply by Nigel Douglas

Edward Douglas B 1824 Birmingham England

We believe Edward has 2 brothers, siblings of James and Susan Nee Luck of Maidenhead Scotland. His brothers apparently went to Canada in ab…

Started by Peter Douglas

6 Nov 13, 2017
Reply by William Douglas


Good evening... My goals here are to find my family's roots... To know which part of Scotland they were from... To understand what brought…

Started by Linda Durocher

1 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by William Douglas

Douglas / OLIPHANT/ Smith / Sinclair lines finally sorted

Douglas / OLIPHANT/ Smith / Sinclair lines looks like I am finally getting the Oliphant mystery sorted I have Douglas on both maternal (st…

Started by Jackie Stoddard

4 Sep 2, 2017
Reply by Jackie Stoddard


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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