"I am looking for any mention of two Douglas Xgrandmothers in this area. Sorry I do not have any other information except their names appearing on their childrens' birth certificates.
OPR for Cockpen, Ref 676/1
Ann lawful Daughter to John…"
"I wish I knew more. Just searching on the internet it states 'From the 12th to the 19th centuries the parish of Cockpen comprised the same area as the Barony of Dalhousie (a corruption of Dalwolsie).' And it also gives Dalhousie as…"
"You have a Jean Douglass 1748. I have Jean Douglass unknown birth date or place , but she would be about that age. She married John Reid, also no documents found yet, and their daughter Anne Reid was born 13 March 1775 in…"
"Welcome to our group, Chris.
There are links between Dalhousie and the Douglas family in nearby Cockpen. If you search this forum (Search box top right) for Dalhousie, you will find previous correspondence.
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?