PIONEER DOUGLAS FAMILY




1.  JOHN DOUGLAS, (Son of ALEXANDER and (---) DOUGLAS) was born at
Inverness, Scotland in 1752.  He came with his father to this country, and
landed the day of the Boston Tea Party, 16 December 1773, and eventually
settled in the town of Palatine, Montgomery Co., NY.  It is said that JOHN
was on Pillar Point, Town of Brownville, Jefferson Co., somewhere between
1810, and 1830.  He is said to have died in Canada, but have found
nothing to substantiate this.

He married

PATIENCE TAYLOR  

Children, DOUGLAS:

+   2    i     ALEXANDER DOUGLAS 

+   3   ii     JAMES DOUGLAS   

    4  iii     JOHN DOUGLAS   

    5   iv     GILES DOUGLAS   

    6    v     LYDIA DOUGLAS   

    7   vi     ROBERT DOUGLAS   

    8  vii     ELIZABETH DOUGLAS   

    9 viii     MARY DOUGLAS 

   10   ix     KATHERINE DOUGLAS   


2.  ALEXANDER DOUGLAS, (son of JOHN and PATIENCE (TAYLOR) DOUGLAS) was
born 1790 in Palatine, Montgomery Co., NY.  In the 1820 census ALEXANDER
is living in the town of Hounsfield.  There is one male under 10, one male
26, and under 45, and one female 16, and under 26.  So far I have not been
able to track ALEXANDER, and his second wife, MARTHA.  I know they were
living in the town of Brownville in 1855. 

He married (1)

LAURA (---), who died 28 August 1841, age 45 years 3 months, and was
buried at Sherwins Bay Cemetery, Hounsfield.

Children, DOUGLAS: 

   11    i     LEANDER DOUGLAS marrried ANN WING

   12   ii     APOLLONIA DOUGLAS, unmarried.

   13  iii     OZANDER DOUGLAS 

   14   iv     ERANDER DOUGLAS 

   15    v     LAURA S. DOUGLAS 

He married (2)

MARTHA (possibly PARKER)



3.  JAMES DOUGLAS, (son of JOHN and PATIENCE (TAYLOR) DOUGLAS) was born at
Palatine, Montgomery Co., NY, 13 December 1791.  Shortly after the death
of his first wife, James came to Jefferson County and settled in the Town
of Brownville, on Pillar Point.  James died on Pillar Point 10 May 1876. 
He was 84 years of age. 

He married first in July 1815 in Montgomery County

HANNAH EDWARDS who died 3 May 1817.

Child, DOUGLAS:

   16    i     WILLIAM DOUGLAS

He married for his second wife sometime between December 1819 - January
1820

SUSANNAH PETIT who is said to have been the first white child born in
Jefferson Co. (1801).  Susannah died on Pillar Point 29 April 1880.
She was 78 years of age.

Children, DOUGLAS:

   17   ii     JAMES CHESTER DOUGLAS

   18  iii     JOHN P. DOUGLAS

   19   iv     NORVAL E. DOUGLAS



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