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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 where his father was practicing medicine. He married, 13 Jan 1817 at Lisburn, Elizabeth Fulton, dau of Joseph Fulton and Ann Graham. Dr John Douglas was associated with the School of Midwifery in Dublin.

Elizabeth's sister, Anne, married Christopher Meade, Esq., and died July, 1862, leaving issue,
Frank, Q.C., who married Caroline, daughter of G. Greer, Esq., and has issue,
Francis Barrington ;
Joseph, who married Bertha, daughter of Guy Lloyd, Esq. ;
Annie, wife of Ven. John Orson Oldfield, archdeacon of Elphin ;
Ellen ;
Emily, who married the Rev. Mr. Strean ; and
Bessie.

Annie and John Oldfield's daughter, Elizabeth, married Rev Arthur Hyde, Canon of Elphin.
Their son, Douglas Hyde was the first President of Ireland.

Can anyone verify the above for me?

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An Craoibhinn Aoibhinn... Interesting story his! That much better if a descendant of Douglas!!

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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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