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John (13th of Tilquhillie) Douglas

Male 1771 - 1812  (41 years)

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  • Name John (13th of Tilquhillie) Douglas 
    Born 1771 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1812 
    Person ID I26578  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2019 

    Father John (12th of Tilquhilie) Douglas,   b. 1737,   d. 6 Mar 1773, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Hannah Colquhoun,   b. Abt 1782,   d. 10 Apr 1835  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 1770 
    Family ID F66540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Penuel Mackenzie,   b. Abt 1766,   d. 1838  (Age ~ 72 years) 
     1. John (14th Laird of Tilquhillie) Douglas,   b. 28 Mar 1804, Inchmarlo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1870, Tilquhillie, Kincardineshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Other children Douglas
     3. Ann Douglas,   b. Abt 1800,   d. 31st December 1886  (Age ~ 86 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F66542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He succeeded to the family properties on his grandfather's death in 1791 ; but at his death in 1812 his devotedness to public local interests was found to have so greatly impaired his private means as to oblige his trust' to dispose both of Tilwhilly and Inchmarlo.

      Died in his 40th year

      A note about the Douglass family from Epitaphs and Inscriptions from Grounds & Old Buildings by Andrew Jervise, William Alexander, and John Grant Michie:

      "The Douglasses had a pretty early settlement on Deeside, it having been about 1479 that David Douglass, a cadet of Douglass of Dalkeith, married the heiress of Ogston of that Ilk and Tilwhilly. The Douglasses have possesed Tilwhilly from that time, with the exception of from about 1812 to 1857, when it belonged to Henry Lumsden, Esq. [whose family was intermarried with the Burnett folk buried here], Advocate, Aberdeen, from whom or his heirs, it was reacquired by the Douglasses during the last-mentioned year. The castle of Tilwhilly, dated 1576, and now occupied by the tenant of the farm, is in a tolerable state of repair. Bishop Douglass of Salisbury, born at Pittenweem, in Fife, was descended of this family."