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John Douglas

Male 1778 - 1849  (71 years)


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  • Name John Douglas 
    Born 2 Apr 1778  Hillhead of Drumfad, Stoneykirk Parish, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1849  George St, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried United Presbyterian Cemetery, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I170975  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2016 

    Father William Douglas,   b. Bef 1776,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jean McNairn,   b. Bef 1776,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F12615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean McCombling,   b. 1780, Co Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1842, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1800  Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Taylor Douglas,   b. 11 Jun 1801, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1885, Bangor, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Margaret Douglas,   b. 1 Aug 1802, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1832, Llanbeblig, Carnarvon, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. Jean Douglas,   b. 26 Apr 1804, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1805, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Ann Earl Douglas,   b. 25 Apr 1806, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1857, Bradford, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Jane Douglas,   b. 13 Sep 1808, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1881, Keighley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. John Douglas,   b. 31 Dec 1809, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1809, Bruntwood Hall, Cheadle, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. James Douglas,   b. 19 Apr 1811, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1868, Rhydding Grange, Ilkley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Isabella Black Douglas,   b. 21 Apr 1813, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1850, George St, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     9. William Douglas,   b. 1815, Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1882, The Hall, Ilkley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F71733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Burgess of Stranraer, woolen/linen draper and silk mercer

      Memorial Inscription, Stranraer (United Presbyterian Cemetery) '96
      [Erect]ed by John DOUGLAS, Merchant, Stranraer
      In Memory of Jane his daughter, who died 16th April 1805 aged one year
      Margaret, his daughter, and spouse of Owen ELLIS, Merchant in Carnarvon,
      who died 14th Octr 1832 aged 29 years
      Jane CAMLIN his spouse, who died 2nd August 1842 aged 62 years
      His granddaughter Jane Douglas, daughter of Thomas McCAIG, who died 12th July 1846 aged 3 months
      John DOUGLAS, late Merchant in Stranraer, who died 5th Sep 1849 aged 71 years
      Isabella B. DOUGLAS, his daughter, and wife of Thomas McCAIG of the British Linen Bank, Stranraer,
      who died the 13th June 1850 aged 36 years
      Nathaniel CAMLIN , late Merchant in Stranraer, and brother of the above named Jane CAMLIN, who died 7th Sepr 1857aged 72 years

      In Stranraer on the Eighth day of November …& Ninety Eight years, In Presence of The Right Honble The Earl of Stair Provost Messrs James Douall, Alexr Agnew Baillies of the Burgh of Stranraer William McNair Dean of Guild ….Councillers of said Burgh Compeared Mr John Douglas Merchant Stranraer- who was Admitted & received Burges & Guild Brother of Said Burgh With full power to him to Excice use & Enjoy the …freedoms Priviledges of the said Burgh, and in the same manner that any other Burges & Guild Brother of said Burgh does …..or can enjoy the Same who being present accepted thereof And Gave His oath To His Majesty and the Burgh incommon form Extracted by- John (M'Nie or M'Kie)

      Reference-
      Stoneykirk Feby 4th 1797 I here certify that the Bearer John Douglas, a Native of this parish where he has resided monthly From his infancy, is a young man of sober & inoffensive Behaviour, descended of creditable parents, free from …. on any ground of Church censure known to us, & may be admitted as a member of any Christian society where God in his providence directs him. Attested by- Henry Blain Minister