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Captain William Douglas

Male 1628 - 1707  (79 years)


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  • Name William Douglas 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 1628  Nithsdale, Castle Morton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1707  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1044  My Genealogy

    Father James Douglas,   b. 1590, Nithsdale, Castle Morton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1652  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Christian Lockhart,   b. 1591, Balmino, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jun 1624 
    Family ID F698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Fergusson,   b. Abt 1650 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Eliot,   b. 1630, Of Stobs, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1683  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1650 
    Children 
     1. William Douglas,   b. 1651, Nithsdale, Castle Morton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1672  (Age 21 years)
     2. Brigadier James Douglas,   b. Abt 1655, Castle Morton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1726  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Elizabeth Douglas,   b. 1657, Nithsdale, Castle Morton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • IGI record has him listed as a Captain

      During the Covenanting period he lost and sold the entire family estate and lands, inlcuding Morton Castle.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] IGI2.