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"I note that the MacDougalls of Callancach only came into being in 1641 when John Mac…"

William Douglas replied Apr 19 to Samuel Douglas(s) b.Scotland 1699 d.New Hampshire 1793 Searching for father

23 Apr 19
Reply by Ian Douglass

"MacDougall of Gallanach, was established as a Cadet of the Clan in 1641 when John Ma…"

William Douglas replied Apr 19 to Samuel Douglas(s) b.Scotland 1699 d.New Hampshire 1793 Searching for father

23 Apr 19
Reply by Ian Douglass

"This seems like a significant step forward"

William Douglas replied Apr 17 to Samuel Douglas(s) b.Scotland 1699 d.New Hampshire 1793 Searching for father

23 Apr 19
Reply by Ian Douglass

"I have a note of a Libbie Douglass who was born in New York in about 1866 to James S…"

William Douglas replied Dec 27, 2020 to Douglass of Delaware County, New York

9 Dec 27, 2020
Reply by Peter Mcclintock

"In 1860, it is recorded:* The occupiers make use some[times] of the distinctions of…"

William Douglas replied Dec 7, 2020 to Douglas of Burnbrae

1 Dec 7, 2020
Reply by William Douglas

"How many 5th cousins do I have? https://isogg.org/wiki/Cousin_statistics  W"

William Douglas replied Oct 10, 2020 to DOUGLASES IN CHILE

5 Oct 10, 2020
Reply by William Douglas

"Thank you, Ian. This is really interesting! William"

William Douglas replied Sep 28, 2020 to Samuel Douglas(s) b.Scotland 1699 d.New Hampshire 1793 Searching for father

23 Apr 19
Reply by Ian Douglass

"I have added a bit more: http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/history/families/ulston.htm…"

William Douglas replied Aug 28, 2020 to Ann Douglas (married to Walter White), connected to Douglas of Ulston, Jedburgh

5 Aug 29, 2020
Reply by John Bonn

"I have this note on Ulston:THE BARONY OF ULSTON It has been noted that in the sevent…"

William Douglas replied Aug 25, 2020 to Ann Douglas (married to Walter White), connected to Douglas of Ulston, Jedburgh

5 Aug 29, 2020
Reply by John Bonn

"National Records of Scotland is closed due to the current health emergency, so no ph…"

William Douglas replied Aug 25, 2020 to Ann Douglas (married to Walter White), connected to Douglas of Ulston, Jedburgh

5 Aug 29, 2020
Reply by John Bonn

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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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