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Elizabeth Douglas

Female 1789 - 1855  (65 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Douglas 
    Born 30 Nov 1789  Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • This birth date was calculated from information on her tombstone
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Aug 1855  Harrison Co., Virginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 24 Aug 1855  Nichols Graveyard, Elk District, Lang Properity, Harrison Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The tombstones are up and readable. The cemetery was surveyed in 1990. The tombstone inscription has the day, month, year and age and says " daughter of John and Nancy Douglass of Botetourt county" This allowes an accurate calculation of her birth date, 30 November 1789
    Person ID I105217  My Genealogy

    Father John B. Douglas, Sr.,   b. 1760, Fauquier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1830, Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Nancy Bollar,   b. 9 Sep 1768, Agusta Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1805, Botetourt Co. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1789  Bath Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Bath County, Va Deed Book no. 5 p-422 names Nancy Bollar as wife of John Douglas
    Family ID F45833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Jamison,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John Jamison, Jr
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F45747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Reuben Walker,   b. 1782, Eastern Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1857, Harrison Co., Virginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1815  Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Elizabeth's brother John B. Douglas stood the security for the marriage bond
    Children 
     1. William Walker,   b. 1824,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah J. Walker,   b. 1826,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Walker,   b. 1827,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F45748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Little is known about the marriage to John Jamison. There was one child, John Jamison Jr, but little more is known.

      Elizabeth and her brother John Jr setteled with the Bollar estate in 1819, see Indenture under John Jr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S248] 1850 CENSUS, 236/236, p-375 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1719] HARRISON CO. WVa DEATH RCDS M1853-1903, Death records for Harrison Co., W Virginia (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1720] DEATH RCD. ELIZABETH DOUGLAS.

    4. [S1721] BURIAL SITE ELIZABETH DOUGLAS.

    5. [S230] REG. OF MARRIAGES- VIRGINA, p-30 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S231] S.W. VA, GENEALOGICAL SOC. PUB., Aug 1980, p-58 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S222] MARRIAGE RCD. ELIZABETH DOUGLAS.