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william douglas 1804 1874

lived in carrick on shannon prison turnkey lived 90 main street married ann tolen//chjldren william/ elen robert ann ester/ann married polc…

Started by mary ethelwood

0 Oct 7

A history of the Douglas family whose Ulster roots are from Lurgan, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland and surrounding Townlands

Two or three years ago, I was given a folder of files made up of the extensive research carried out and transcribed by Mavis Douglas and Je…

Started by William Douglas

14 Apr 16
Reply by William Douglas

Charles Douglas of Dervock

At a dead end despite 20 years research on my 3rd G-Grandfather Rev. Charles Douglas (1743-1833) of Dervock, Co. Antrim, whose father is in…

Started by Richard William Maginis Douglas

11 Feb 5
Reply by Richard William Maginis Douglas


I found Jean DOUGLAS b 1812 on a fragment of the 1821 census at Edenburt Co. Cavan.  She was shown as the daughter of 30 yr old widow, Ann…

Started by James Williams

0 Jan 31


Does anyone have any information about this mysterious chap? We know that he married a Jane Gay (daughter of Mathew Gay) who was also from…

Started by Rina Douglas

3 Jul 22, 2020
Reply by Susanna Elizabeth Bain

Immigrants to the South: Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi

Greetings, most likely most of my immigrant ancestors came through Ireland before arriving to the south east coast.... Douglases, Carmichae…

Started by Gilbert Franklin Douglas III

3 May 29, 2018
Reply by William Douglas

william douglass 1804 1874

searching for my douglass family in ireland my william douglass married anne toolan they lived in carrick on shannon faith catholic william…

Started by mary ethelwood

2 Apr 9, 2018
Reply by Alison Christine Hodgkiss ( born

George Douglas (1811) married to Annie North (c. 1813)

Started by Margaret (Peg) Douglas Perry

0 Mar 9, 2018

Douglas - ancestors of the first President of Ireland?

Dr. John Cuppage Douglas was a son of Surgeon William Douglas and Margaret Cuppage. Dr. John Cuppage Douglas was b. 14 June 1778 in Lurgan…

Started by William Douglas

2 Nov 26, 2017
Reply by William Douglas

William Douglas

Looking for information on Wliiam Douglas, B:  1828-1838 in Belfast; D:  Ontario, Canada on 11 Nov 1923.  He was married to Jane Sarah Benn…

Started by Lois Bellamy Shingleton

0 Aug 15, 2017


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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