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Gabriel Douglas

Male 1822 - 1902  (80 years)


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  • Name Gabriel Douglas 
    Born 14 Jun 1822  Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 Jul 1822  Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Aug 1902  75 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy South, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Melbourne General Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4104  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2013 

    Father Walter Douglas,   b. 26 Feb 1786, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Isabella Anderson,   b. Abt 1784, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Agnes Hogg,   b. Abt 1823, Castlecary, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 1845  Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann Ryan,   b. Abt 1842, Geelong Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1883  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1881  Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor-A Douglas,   b. 25 Jan 1860, Ballarat, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. 3 Children Douglas
     3. Robert William Arthur Douglas,   b. 1881,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Frederick Douglas,   d. Melbourne General Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Gabriel (Gilbert) Douglas,   b. 3 Oct 1869, 117 Russell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Mooroopna, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. George Douglas,   b. 1862, Daylesford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jean Douglas
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Isabella Nicol Stalley,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1887  Williamstown, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In the 1841 census,Gabriel is a clockmaker in Bothwell, Lanarkshire
      after being declared bankrupt as a Watchmaker and Jeweler in about 1857 and found his way to Melbourne, Australia by 1858 where he also was a Watchmaker and Jeweler.
      He teamed up with Mary Ann Ryan c1842 Geelong, Victoria by at least 1859 - they had their first child Eleanor/a on 25/1/1860 in Ballarat, Victoria. (Mary Ann Ryan's parents were Patrick Ryan c1812 Ireland and Bridget Gleeson c1821 Ireland)
      Gabriel Douglas and Mary Ann Ryan had 8 further children
      The three Watchmaking sons of Gabriel's - George Douglas 1862, Gabriel (Gilbert) Douglas 1869 and Robert William Arthur Douglas 1881 were the only 3 sons to reach adulthood.

      James Douglas of Colac, a watchmaker, was his first cousin