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Douglas of Springwoodpark

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Douglas Apr 7, 2011. 1 Reply

Major James Douglas of Springwoodpark was a distant cousin of my Great grandfathers. His wife was definitely not Dutch. It was my greatgrandfathers  greatgrandfather the Lt General Robert Douglas who…Continue

 

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Which Douglas line are you researching? Dates and places help making connections.
Lt. General Robert Douglas son of sir George Douglas of Friarshaw, Laird of Belches and Burland and Elisabeth Scott. of Ancrum
Robert was born 1727 Edinburg and buried Zierikzee The Netherlands 1809. He is gr grandfather of my gr grandfather.
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At 0:18 on May 22, 2010, stephen light said…
My 4x great grandfather Major James Douglas married Atcha Babee and had
four children to her in Bombay India where he served with the East India Company.
I thought she must be Indian but I found on the IGI index that the name Babee
was common in Drenthe Holland in the 19th century.I think now she might be
Dutch.Is Atcha a Dutch name. Cheers. Steve.
At 10:17 on October 1, 2009, William Douglas said…
Welcome to the Community Network, and thank you for your contribution on General Robert. I would be delighted to learn more about him.

I am unable to throw any light on Charles at the moment, but will have a root around and see what turns up.

If I can be of any assistance, then please do get in touch.

Yours aye,

William
 
 
 

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Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

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'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.

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