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Which Douglas line are you researching? Dates and places help making connections.
Hugh Douglas 1713
Who is your earliest known Douglas ancestor?
james Douglas 1688
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James Douglas and Jean Farquhar

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 22:16 7 Comments

I would really appreciate any information on these two that any one has. They had a son, Hugh Douglas, 1713. I think their dates might be about 1688. If I can link these up to earlier Douglas' I can complete that branch of my family.



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At 20:35 on June 15, 2017, William Douglas said…

Welcome to our group, Sheila.

Is 'your' Hugh the son of James Douglas, 13th Laird of Mains?  Or is it a different family?

Yours aye,



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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