The Douglas Archives

A collection of historical and genalogical records

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  • Members list of DNA GEDMATCH numbers and GEDCOM trees

    5 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2018

    This group is to create a place for a list of DNA GEDMATCH numbers and GEDCOM trees LIST OF MEMBERS Names and places they have DNA tested to…

  • For those who served.

    7 members Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2019

    This group is dedicated to those Douglas's and our honored Septs who have served or are serving their country. 

    We particularly…

  • Douglas Septs convicts shipped to Australia

    7 members Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2014

    It was not just Douglases who were shipped to Australia, but members of our Septs too. This group is for them.

  • Morton - a Douglas sept

    11 members Latest Activity: Apr 23, 2019

    Though shrouded by the mists of time, the chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the Norman surname Morton which ranks as one of…

  • 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…

  • West Indies Connections

    16 members Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2019

    A group for those who are researching their Douglas ancestors who have West Indies/Caribean connections

  • Descendants de la famille des Douglas en france

    4 members Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2017

    La famille Douglas a été dans de nombreux pays et notamment en France. Ce groupe permet de rassembler les descendants des douglas Français et…

  • Drysdale Archives

    12 members Latest Activity: Dec 27, 2020

    Please , feel free share anything  , except today's  religion or today's politics .

     

  • Douglas families in Ireland

    40 members Latest Activity: Jan 10

    Researching members of the Douglas family in Ireland is notoriously difficult.  So many records have been destroyed, and the families often moved…

  • 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.

  • Australian immigrants

    20 members Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2018 We are looking for the ancestry of early immigrants to Australia.

  • Douglas dna

    32 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2020 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…

  • Descendants of John Douglass, b1731

    4 members Latest Activity: May 4, 2020

    We are looking to finding all living descendants of John Douglass, and, more importantly, discovering who his ancestors were

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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