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William Douglas's Blog – September 2016 Archive (3)

ebook published

Once exclusive to CDAA members and descendents of Robert Douglas of Kangaroo Point and Glenbervie/Cruixton Douglas line, the much awaited update to the family history publications, A Douglas! A Douglas! and Never Behind by Mary Smith and Janet Shaw is now available as an e-publication.

This history of the Douglas family from 1174 - 2015 was originally published in 1986 and updated in 2000.…


Added by William Douglas on September 25, 2016 at 10:27 — No Comments

Descendants of William Douglas of Jedburgh

I am not entirely happy with this as the dates do not stack up for me, but it may help.


Descendants of William Douglas

William Douglas [1674] was born in 1672 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland and died in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. 

William married Hattie Fox [172734] [MRIN: 800]. on 25 Oct 1697 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Hattie was buried in Jedburgh,…


Added by William Douglas on September 21, 2016 at 17:38 — 2 Comments

The Douglas family in Georgia

I have just been introduced to the Georgia Douglases website.

Georgia Douglases was originally conceptualized as a central…


Added by William Douglas on September 9, 2016 at 20:30 — 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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