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John Douglas

Male 1874 - 1948  (73 years)


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  • Name John Douglas 
    Born 4 Sep 1874  Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jun 1948 
    Buried 23 Jun 1948  Masonic plot, Hillcrest cemetry Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I168945  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2014 

    Father John Douglas,   b. 1849,   d. 24 Jul 1874, Palaceknowe, Beattock, Moffat, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Mary Clarkson,   b. 26 May 1851, Rigside, Douglas, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1931  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F70763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Sloan,   b. Abt 1874,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jun 1896 
    Children 
     1. Robert Douglas,   b. Abt 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Douglas,   b. Abt 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Harry Douglas,   b. Aft 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Matthew Douglas,   b. Aft 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Douglas,   b. Aft 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alexander Porteous Douglas,   b. 20 Dec 1897, MountStewart Street, Carluke, Douglas, lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1935, Hillcrest Mine, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F70768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John DOUGLAS was named after his father (John DOUGLAS) who was killed in a railway accident some 6 weeks earlier. He emigrated: to USA to join brother Alex 20 JUN 1920 and later moved to Hillcrest, Alberta.

      He was a miner 1920 at Mohawk mine, Hillcrest, Alberta

      His mother Mary Douglas (nee CLARKSON) remarried Alexander Porteous in 1976 at which point it is believed he became known as John Douglas Porteous.