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Benjamin M. Douglas[1, 2, 3]

Male 1791 - 1831  (40 years)


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  • Name Benjamin M. Douglas 
    Born 1791  Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died bfe Feb 1831  Alleghaney Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Benjamin's children became the wards of their great uncle John Bolar Jr. As they grew up this became a very stormy relationship which, at one point, came to death threats. Apparently the boys left as soon as they could and , as of this date, have not been traceable.
    Person ID I112913  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  [7, 8
    • 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 Abigail Dickerson McClung,   b. 8 Oct 1795, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1829, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1814  Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • This McClung family belonged to a large Clan in Greenbrier (WVa today), Botetourt, Bath county area of Virginia. There are many McClung bibles available and the family kept good genealogical records.
    Children 
     1. Eliza Douglas,   b. 2 Nov 1814, Greenbrier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1874, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. John Douglas,   b. 2 Oct 1816, Greenbrier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James M Douglas,   b. 28 Jan 1818, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eldred R. Douglas,   b. 16 Oct 1819, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hamilton D Douglas,   b. 24 Oct 1821, Alleghaney Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1823, Alleghaney Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Mary Jane Douglas,   b. 2 Mar 1823, Bath Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William D Douglas,   b. 24 Aug 1824, Bath Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Maria Douglas,   b. 8 Apr 1826, Greenbrier Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Greenbrier Co., Vairginia (WV Today) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F45818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Harriet Morrison,   d. 20 Apr 1859 
    Married 8 Jul 1830  Alleghaney Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Benjamin was married by the Rev. John A. Van Lear
    Children 
     1. Margaret Alcinda Douglas,   b. 1831, Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1874, Rockbridge Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Deposition taken in Warren county, Kentucky in a law suit against the estate of John B. Douglas. This were he identified himself as the attorney for his deceased brother John B. Douglas Jr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2044] DEED OF GIFT BENJAMIN DOUGLAS.

    2. [S2045] CHILDREN OF BENJAMIN DOUGLAS, p-156 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S227] MARRIAGE RCD. BENJAMIN DOUGLAS.

    4. [S236] AMERICAN GENEALOGIST,VOL 50, No. 1, p- (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2046] ESTATE SETTLE BENJAMIN DOUGLAS.

    6. [S2047] THE BOLAR FAMILY PAPERS, 34459.

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

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

    9. [S246] MARRIAGE RCD. BENJAMIN DOUGLAS, p-3,line-65 (Reliability: 3).