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I am busy compiling my family tree at the moment. I have all of the documentation back to the 1300's positive back to 1669 with William Douglas who was the son of William (4th of Kirkness) Douglas. My Scottish ancestory…"
"Welcome to our community group, Trevor.
I think you may have been loking at a Dutch or German site, 'van' translates as 'of'. Henry was Lord of Lochleven, an ancestor of the Earls of Morton.
I am interested in learning more about…"
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?