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Douglas dna

A group for those who are using dna to trace their ancestors. The intention is NOT to replace the existing dna group, but to facilitate discussions amongst those who are not part of that group.

Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/douglasDNA/
Members: 32
Latest Activity: Jul 16

The Yahoo group is for members of the Douglas DNA study project, and those interested in this project. They are trying to link our modern Douglas families with our "Old Douglas" lines by using yDNA tests.
The group currently has around 120 members, and has made some significant advances.

Further details about the use of dna in tracing ancestors can be found within the pages of the Douglas Archives...more>>>

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Comment by Gilbert Franklin Douglas III on July 8, 2019 at 22:59

FYI on 31 Dec 2018, I did a cheek swab of my father's first cousin, Dan E. Douglas (he died a couple months later!!!)

His is also RM198, just like mine...

Gilbert Douglas III

Comment by Bob Douglas on July 7, 2019 at 19:03

My Y DNA results are in.

i am haplogoup R-M269

I have a small number of Douglas matches ,  one seem to offer immediate breakthrough, but work to be done here 

Comment by Bob Douglas on April 11, 2019 at 10:43

I have as my furthest back James Douglas(s) b abt 1733-5,  father was an unknown John Douglas. Family reported that we are Scottish Ancestry, but no firm information 

Comment by Bob Douglas on April 6, 2019 at 17:38
Hi I recently did an Autosomal DNA test with Ancestry. I have one very small lead. Need to do a Y DNA test

Bob Douglas
Comment by William Douglas on June 16, 2018 at 12:32

300 up!

The Douglas DNA project database now has 300 entries!

Comment by Gilbert Franklin Douglas III on February 19, 2018 at 1:36

Greetings Douglases.... 

Several years ago I submitted a swab for the Ancestry.com DNA which upon receipt of the results I had results transferred to FTDNA.  Subsequently I did a yDNA with FTDNA ... first 37, then 65 and now I am awaiting the data for the 111.  My kit# is B49476 yDNA haploid is R-M198.  Which seems to tell me that I have connections to Drumlanrig and Queensbury lines.  

Genealogically I am stuck only as far back as a Samuel Douglas 1824-1888 in Clarke Cty, MS

My DNA seems to indicate that I am connected to a Frederick Douglass in Florida, who is a son of an Alexander Douglas..

HELP!!  I am truly a neophyte!!

Gilbert F. Douglas, III

Comment by William Douglas on January 11, 2018 at 12:38
Comment by James David Douglas on March 3, 2017 at 3:21
I belong to the Douglas DNA project on Familytree DNA. I also have my tree and DNA information posted on Wikitree. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Douglass-990

auDNA info posted on Gedmatch as is Gedcom.

My Gedmatch ID is T824570,
My kit # 442244 Familytree DNA
YSearch ID COPCF
Comment by Cindy Dickinson on March 3, 2017 at 2:36

I belong to a DNA circle on ancestry. Anyone else?

Comment by James David Douglas on March 2, 2017 at 16:28
It might be useful if members posted other DNA information such as any projects they are members of, test kit numbers, YSearch numbers, Mitosearch numbers and Gedmatch numbers if they are available.
 

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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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