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Alexander (of Baads) Douglas

Male 1731 - 1787  (56 years)


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  • Name Alexander (of Baads) Douglas 
    Born 1731 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1787 
    Person ID I173257  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father Rev Alexander Douglas,   b. Abt 1670,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Isabel Houston,   b. Abt 1670,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Apr 1726 
    Family ID F3934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Taylor,   b. Abt 1731,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Sep 1765 
    Children 
     1. Isabella Douglas,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Douglas,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Robert Douglas,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 
    Family ID F3937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There was an Indenture dated 28 February 1793, between Alexander Douglas, merchant in London, and Isabella Douglas, wife of Robert Houston Rae of Little Govan apparently connected with a plantation in Tobago
      In 1787 he bought the estate of Baads, which had been sold by Col Walter Douglas in 1720.

      Merchant in St Kitts

      Possibly inherited some of the estate of his uncle, Aretas Akers