Samuel Douglas

Samuel Douglas was an early settler of Sangamon County, IL.

  • Birth: about 1767
  • Death: 1830, in Sangamon county

    Father: ?
    Mother: ?
Marriage 1 Amelia Johnson 
6 Children:
  1. THOMAS, born in Virginia, married in Sangamon county to Lucinda Hanks, moved to Iowa, thence to Oregon, had six children, and resided near Marysville, California
  2. SARAH, married in Kentucky, and remained there
  3. ELIZABETH died, aged twenty-five years
  4. MARGARET, married in Kentucky to William Hall
  5. JAMES, born March 12, 1809, in Loudon county, Va.,  
  6. JANE, born Dec. 6, 1817, in Adair county, Ky., was married in Sangamon county to Simmons Bradley


JAMES, born March 12, 1809, in Loudon county, Va., came to Sangamon county, Ill., in 1827.

Marriage 1 He was married at the time of the "deep snow," Feb. 22, 1831, to Ellen Ralston.
3 Children:
  1. THOMAS, born Dec. 16, 1832, was married Jan. 20, 1856, to Amanda Young. They had six children, ISABELLA, ADALINE, LIONA, CHARLES, MILLIE J. and HATTIE MAY, and resided in Springfield. He was foreman in the T., W. and W. R. R. Company's shops.
  2. NATHAN, born August 4, 1835, was married in Feb., 1856, to Louisa Young. They had five children, ELLEN, JAMES M., MARY, ANN, and one other. Mrs. D. died in 1871, in Taylorville, and he married Nettie Phillips, at Elkhart. They had one child. Nathan Douglas was employed by the T., W. and W. R. R. Company, and resided at Bluff City, Ill.
  3. NANCY J., born Sept. 28, 1838, married Robert Stokes. They had five children, and resided near Edinburg, Ill. Mrs. Ellen Douglas died Sept., 1854, and James Douglas married Mrs. Nancy Keeling, whose maiden name was Dawson. She died.

 

 

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Reference: History of Early Settlers in Sangamon County Illinois by John Carroll Powers, pub by Edwin Wilson & Co., Illinois 1876.

 

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