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Thanks for the welcome.

I have the family history for the Francis Douglas family who arrived in 1863. It is on family search I hope. My nana, Flora Ross/Miller wrote her mother Ann's history. Annie lived till aged 97 and died at Waikato Hospital.. She was endowed with quite a sense of humour-- I have some autographs of hers.

Francis Douglas ?b. Carlyle Cumberland(snr) d. 14/9/1892 Akld, NZ married Elizabeth Kidd b 16 oct 1825, Biggar, Scotland; d. Dec 1866, Akld, NZ-- daughter of Alex Kidd and Ann… Continue

Added by Louise Johnston on September 29, 2012 at 1:43 — 1 Comment

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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.

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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