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James Douglas owned an apple plantation and built cider mills which operated by steam power in Calhoun County, Illinois.
He married Margaret Nichols, and was a native of the same State, having been born in Caroline County, and like her husband spent her entire life in Maryland. This couple had six sons, two of whom, Isaac N. and Joseph, died in their youth. Thomas H. married Janet Smoot; Joseph 2d, married Celia Wright and for his second wife Charlotte Wilson; John married Nancy Turpin; Jeremiah married Susan Thompson.
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