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Dr James Struthers Douglas

Male 1817 - 1884  (67 years)


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  • Name James Struthers Douglas 
    Prefix Dr 
    Born 1817  Dairsie, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1884  North Yell, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27439  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 

    Father John Douglas,   b. 1779, Dairsie, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Dairsie, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Turner,   b. 1772,   d. 1850, Dairsie, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1800  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Maria Crate,   b. 1838, Camberwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1856  Walworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Maria Douglas,   b. 1856, Cramond, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924  (Age 68 years)
     2. Thomas Fortye Douglas,   b. 1859, Peterborough, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 70 years)
     3. George Alexander Douglas,   b. 1861, Peterborough, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 82 years)
     4. Arthur Pringle Douglas,   b. 1862, Peterborough, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Nicholls Douglas,   b. 1862, Peterborough, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Peterborough, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Clara Newcomb Douglas,   b. 1865, Toronto, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 67 years)
     7. Edith EmmaDouglas,   b. 1867, Walmouth, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 83 years)
     8. Mary Alison Douglas,   b. 1870, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 73 years)
     9. Catherine Elizabeth Douglas,   b. 1872, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 59 years)
     10. James Robert Douglas,   b. 1874, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 93 years)
     11. David Henry Webster Douglas,   b. 1875, North Yell, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 71 years)
     12. Rev John Frederick Douglas,   b. 1875, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 76 years)
     13. Christine Caroline Maud Douglas,   b. 1880, North Yell, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F66903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a teacher and was also ordained in Edinburgh in 1858; sent as a Missionary to Peterborough, Ontario '56-'64. He was the subject of an 'Presbyterian Visitation' investigating his Ministry there. On his return to Scotland, he trained as a Doctor ('67-'70) and then appears in Birsay, Orkney as Minister and Doctor till '77 then decamps to North Yell till '84 where he dies of Typhus Fever; his funeral and burial were attended to by the Captain and crew of the ss Ennismore, who were in port at the time; the locals being unwilling to attend in case of infection!
    • (Research):??William and John Douglas ( sons of James Douglas MD).