Thomas Jefferson Douglas Jr

16 October 1875–27 October 1922 (Age 47)
Cave-in-Rock, Hardin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Douglas Jr was born on 16 October 1875, in Cave-in-Rock, Hardin, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Douglas, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Jenkins, was 41. He married Nora L McDowell on 18 April 1897, in Hardin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sellers, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 27 October 1922, in Hardin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Cave-in-Rock, Hardin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Douglas Jr
1875–1922
Nora L McDowell
1876–1946
Marriage: 18 April 1897
Wayne E Douglas
1898–1961
Sarah Mae Douglas
1900–1942
Clyde Douglas
1903–1945
Horatio Hansel Douglas
1905–1968
Thomas Quintin Douglas
1907–1967
Forrest Eugene Douglas
1909–1952
Eula Ann Douglas
1911–2005
Ida Marie Douglas
1913–1999
Nora Douglas
1916–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1897
Hardin, Illinois, United States
children

(9)

    Male1898–1961Male

    Sarah Mae Douglas

    Female1900–1942Female

    Clyde Douglas

    Male1903–1945Male

    Horatio Hansel Douglas

    Male1905–1968Male

    Thomas Quintin Douglas

    Male1907–1967Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of the various places called Douglas from their situation on a river named with Gaelic dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + glas ‘stream’ (a derivative of glas ‘blue’). There are several localities in Scotland and Ireland so named, but the one from which the surname is derived in most if not all cases is 20 miles south of Glasgow, the original stronghold of the influential Douglas family and their retainers.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jeferson T Douglas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Douglas in household of Thomas Douglas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas J Douglas, "United States Census, 1900"

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