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Major James Douglas

Male 1751 - 1820  (68 years)


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  • Name James Douglas 
    Prefix Major 
    Born 25 Sep 1751  Craufordmuir, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1820  Balgowrie Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Markinch Churchyard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1014  My Genealogy

    Father Colonel, Ensign David Douglas,   b. 25 Dec 1725, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1821, Bothwell Bank, Near Hamilton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Margaret Bryden,   b. Abt 1728, Craufordmuir, Peebles, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 Oct 1750  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Torry,   b. 15 Nov 1768, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1836, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 29 May 1795  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Jean Douglas,   b. 1797, Cape Of Good Hope, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1799  (Age 2 years)
     2. Archibald Douglas,   b. 14 Sep 1802, Sandown, Barracks, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1857, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Douglas,   b. Abt 1803,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Torry Douglas,   b. 27 Feb 1804, Castle Cornet, Guernsey, Channel Island, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1877  (Age 72 years)
     5. Margaritta Christian Douglas,   b. 19 Dec 1805, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1805, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Alexander Douglas,   b. 2 Apr 1807, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John David Wilbur Douglas,   b. 5 Feb 1809, Tower Of London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1862, Hastings, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Major James DOUGLAS 3rd Royal Veteran Battalion

      The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh is listed as below:

      Capt James, of Lieut. Coll. Commandment. Ilay Ferriers Battalion of the Scotch Brigade, Edinburgh Castle, and Miss Janet, St. Andrew, p. only daughter of the late Baillie James Torry, merchant, 29 May 1795; Mar. by Dr Henry Grieve

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] IGI2.

    2. [S10] Midlothian Records.

    3. [S9] Edinburgh Parish register of marriages.