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March 2018 Blog Posts (3)

Major James Douglas

William

Thanks for the reference and pointer towards the background of Major James. He sounds like one of these larger than life characters.

Having done some work on the White connection it is pretty clear that James White would have met Rachel Douglas when they were both living in that part of Edinburgh (no 2 Patrick Square). If James was training as a surgeon  - Surgeons hall is off course nearby and close to where James Uncle lived.  

I don't think…

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Added by James Izatt on March 20, 2018 at 23:17 — No Comments

Major James Douglas of the East India Company

William.

Some time since I have had anything useful to contribute but I came across Major James Douglas when researching another bit of my family tree

I note that he had three daughters when he arrived in the UK in  1807 - that is Rachel, Katherine and possibly Mary. Subsequently they seemed to have stayed at St Patricks Square in Edinburgh because Rachel married a James White or Whyte from that address who was a surgeon in Edinburgh. The family appears in the…

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Added by James Izatt on March 18, 2018 at 20:30 — 2 Comments

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Henry B DOUGLASS

1867–1934

BIRTH 1867  Louisville, St Lawrence, New York, USA

DEATH …

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Added by Michael P Mccann on March 7, 2018 at 1:43 — No Comments

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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.

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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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