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Cavers is for sale;

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Stephen Elliott Oct 9, 2018. 5 Replies

"LESS THAN ONE HOUR AND A HALF'S DRIVE FROM EDINBURGH, THIS FANTASTIC SCOTTISH CASTLE SET IN 10 ACRES IS AWAITING ITS RESTORATION. A once magnificent Scottish Castle in private grounds of circa 10…Continue

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"I dont know the context for this snippet: Safe conducts for Archibald de Douglas and James de Douglas, sons of the earl of Dough* sir William de Douglas of Nidcsdale, sir Simon de Glendowin, and six others. O. viii. 457. H. iv. p. I. 104."
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Blaeu 1654 Nidisdale map of Thornhill, Morton Castle, and Closeburn.
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Douglas of Glendinning could they first been of Glendowin?

Something to consider and could use input on. The Douglas of Glendinnig, could originally be Glendowin. Since Glendinning was in the area to the west, and became predominately know, the Doulgas of Glendowin, became the Douglas of Glendinning.See More
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"What brings you hereSomething to consider and could use input on. The Douglas of Glendinnig, could originally be Gelendowin. Since Glendinni"
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"Found a c.1200 Morton Castle in the locality of Thornhill, and nearer to the concentration the census surname Morton, it is obvious this would be the major surname locality for the surname Morton, though it is possible, but few in proportion that…"
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"Feel they moved their Morton Parish from Morton to Thornhill, and that is where the confusion comes from. Distribution of surname Morton, is now closer to Thornhill then Morton. https://named.publicprofiler.org/"
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R-U106 German, Northumbria (English/Scot) Wm and Archie
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Mehitable [ELLIOT] DOUGLASS born in Croydon Twp, Sullivan Co, NH, on 12 Jun 1784. She married on 19 Feb 1804 to John DOUGLASS, Jr.
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Douglas of Glendinning could they first been of Glendowin?

Posted on April 24, 2020 at 3:00 5 Comments

Something to consider and could use input on. The Douglas of Glendinnig, could originally be Glendowin. Since Glendinning was in the area to the west, and became predominately know, the Doulgas of Glendowin, became the Douglas of Glendinning.

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At 16:10 on December 24, 2018, William Douglas said…

Thank you for your recent interesting posts, Mark.

I will look closer at them post-Christmas.

William

At 13:25 on July 30, 2018, helen lorenz said…

Mark, I have some information re the Elliots of Stobbs, if you wish to know more please email me directly, when I can tell you more and perhaps even mail you some paperwork.  Look forward to hearing from you.  Helen (Palmer Douglas) 

At 23:38 on March 6, 2018, helen lorenz said…

Mark, thanks for the info..  Lorenz is my married name, my late husband's family originated either from Germany or Russia, although he was born in Posen, Poland in 1943, which was at the time under German occupation,he had German nationality.  My maiden name is Palmer Douglas (no hyphen).  My great grandfather was Palmer from Sullington, Suxxex who married my great grandmother in the 1880s,  she was a Douglas of Cavers, Hawick (Black Douglas) and our branch of the Douglas  is directly descended from William de Douglas 

At 22:32 on January 12, 2018, Ian Douglass said…

My family actually immigrated to Massachusetts around 1730, then worked its way to Brookline, New Hampshire. My ancestor Frederick moved to Michigan around 1840, and that's where I was born. My move to North Carolina is very recent.

At 21:14 on January 12, 2018, Ian Douglass said…

When referencing Jamaica, are you referring to black Douglas in terms of race/ethnicity or "Black Douglas" as in the "House of Douglas?" 

I'm only familiar with color-coated Douglas families in terms of the Black Douglas (Earls of Douglas) and the Red Douglas (Earls of Angus).

In terms of the anglophone Caribbean, my mother is from the Bahamas, and I'm familiar with residents there who carry the surname Douglas. A generation ago, they were almost exclusively from Rum Cay or Ragged Island.

Since my dad is a white Douglass descended from Samuel Douglass of Scotland who came over to the U.S. fairly early in the 1700s, I've never had to give much consideration to people with the surname Douglas in the Bahamas or Jamaica. I never assumed a genetic relationship with them, at least not through my father's line.

At 7:00 on January 11, 2018, Ian Douglass said…

Mark, did you mean to comment this to me directly, or did you intend to post this as a new thread topic for discussion?

At 3:29 on January 11, 2018, Ian Douglass said…

This is also very helpful. :)

 
 
 

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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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