Alexander Douglas, Bef 1768-aft 18

 

Alexander Douglas I

 

ALEXANDER DOUGLAS I was in S.C. , probably by 1768. 
He married first Jane Elliot, dau of Daniel Elliot? probably in Chester Co. first; 
She d. ca 1795 and he married Mary Stapleton.(Who were her parents?). 
Children were:
1. James 

2.Samuel,

3. John m. Margaret  Braden to Texas  

4 Joesph,m. Zilla Parham daughter of Thomas and Nancy Parham of Williamson Co. , Tn . 
He died 1862 in Alton Illinois Union Prison


5. Robert m. Sophia McClellan, to Alabama ; died in Texas . 

5.Eli Ebeneezer m. Jane Gaston,went to Butler Co., Ohio and d. in Indiana ca. 1838 
6. Alexander , Jr. m. Margaret Cowsar (Couser):(my line)

7 Agnes who m. a Eliger ? Hotchkiss 

8 Elizabeth m. a Hotchkiss.

Alex. I was on the 1790,1800,1810,1820 census in Lancaster Co. He lived on Camp Creek.
Margaret Cowsar was the daughter of a James Cowsar d. ca. 1827 and Hannah Nelson , 
dau of Daniel Nelson and Margaret Hood. 
Have info on Nelsons, but still seek M. Hood's parents.
I am still looking for the father of James Cowsar, believe he was a grndsn or grgrnson of Richard Cousert. 
James had land below Gills Creek which he mortgaged before his death and which Eli Ebineezer sold his part back to his mother. 
Does anyone have the names of the children of Nathaniel, James or their sons, Richard. 
These are the names of Hannah and James 'sons with exception of Eli Ebeneeser.
Alexander I had land in Lancaster Co. by 1784 and 85. 
He was a Revolutionary soldier , having fought in Georgia with the minute men and also in the the Battle of Long Cane. 
He is said to have died in Jackson, Tn ca. 1827 where son , Joseph was
Would like to hear especially from any descendants of the other children. 
There is a book on the line and related families entitled The Broughton-Douglas Families of East Texas. 
The Douglas family has also been published in the Chester County Gen. Society, "Bulletin.".

 

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