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I found my Great Great Grandmother Jane DOUGLAS on a surviving fragment of the 1821 census at Edenburt near Virginia Co. Cavan Ireland. She was born 1813 and had brothers Alexander and John. She and John ended up in England - She in Whitehaven and he in Liverpool. She married John BENNET (sic) and produced several children including Martha BENNET who married my Great Grandfather Thomas HOLMES CHAFFIN of Liverpool, Lancashire, England.
I have recently done a DNA test on Ancestry and have a Gedmatch number:A767032
From the 1821 Edenburt census:
Anne Douglas 30 Spinner Widow
Jane - her daughter 8
Alexander - son 6
Robert - same 4
John - same 2
Henry Douglas of Cavan was a juror on 3rd April 1856
A Mr Douglas of Cavan had a holding named 'Freamont' in September 1856.
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