The Douglas Archives

A collection of historical and genalogical records

Russell Lynn Drysdale's Groups (8)

  • Interesting people

    5 members Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2018 Some of the interesting people we come across in our research - probably not Douglases, as they would merit an entry in the Douglas Archives.

  • Descendants of Deacon William Douglas, b1610

    29 members Latest Activity: Jul 13

    Researching all the living descendants of Deacon William Douglas, and attempting to confirm his ancestory.

  • Drysdale Archives

    12 members Latest Activity: Jul 22

     Any input welcome on your lines . The more we share with each other the better we can untangle how we relate .

    Please , feel free share…

  • Clan Douglas Gathering - 2014

    64 members Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2019

    Plans are in hand to hold a Clan Douglas Gathering in Scotland in 2014.

    The Gathering…

  • Douglas dna

    32 members Latest Activity: May 9 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…

  • North American immigrants

    31 members Latest Activity: Aug 7 We are researching early immigrants to the USA and Canada.

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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