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William Douglas's Blog – September 2013 Archive (2)

John Douglas French Alzheimer’s Foundation

The Mission of The John Douglas French Alzheimer’s Foundation is to serve as a venture catalyst to provide critical seed money for novel and promising Alzheimer’s research, generally not funded by the government or pharmaceuticals.

Is this the same John Douglas who founded the Casa Hogar Douglas children's home in Mexico, which helps children and adolescents who for various reasons have been…

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Added by William Douglas on September 16, 2013 at 13:02 — No Comments

Northern Crusader

I came across the following in a comment made on the Wikipedia Clan Douglas entry:

Th A Fischer, in his books on Scots in Poland and Prussia, - "Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia" (1903)- http://archive.org/stream/scotsineasternwe00fisc#page/n5/mode/2up writes of the death of a Lord Douglas at the hands of English knights in Danzig/Gdansk, whilst a guest of the…

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Added by William Douglas on September 12, 2013 at 11:08 — No Comments

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Making conections

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?


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