"Can you expand upon the "Kansas homesteader cave dweller" reference? It sounds much like my ancestor Alonzo Douglas and his dugout. If it is not, I would still be interested in hearing it, as it sounds fascinating. "
"Honestly, I haven't touched this site for years, and am not fresh on the information, however, my last ancestor listed in the J. Lufkin Douglas book is Cynthia Etta, daughter of Alonzo. He settled in Kansas of all places. It's always nice…"
"Appears we are from the same line of John Douglas. My grandfather, Isaiah Willis Douglas is entry 1214 in that geneology by J Lufkin Douglas. I come from John to Elijah to Joseph to David to Joseph to Isaiah to Isaiah Willis."
"I am a descendant of the Douglas's mentioned in the J. Lufkin Douglas book. My last ancestor listed was Cynthia Etta Douglas, my gg grandmother. Her father was Alonzo Douglas, who homesteader 80 acres in Western Kansas (he's buried in…"
Appears we are from the same line of John Douglas. My grandfather, Isaiah Willis Douglas is entry 1214 in that geneology by J Lufkin Douglas. I come from John to Elijah to Joseph to David to Joseph to Isaiah to Isaiah Willis.
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?