John Ellis Douglass

9 March 1793–7 April 1863 (Age 70)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Ellis

When John Ellis Douglass was born on 9 March 1793, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Buson Douglass II, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth R. Robertson, was 31. He married Nancy Dickson Bishop on 20 February 1817. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 7 April 1863, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cog Hill, McMinn, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ellis Douglass
1793–1863
Nancy Dickson Bishop
1802–1843
Marriage: 20 February 1817
William M Douglass
1819–1900
William Douglas
1840–1884
Dorcas Douglas
1842–
Elizabeth Jane Douglass
1822–1896
Mary Leticia Douglass
1824–1857
Hugh Dickson Douglass
1827–1862
Sarah Rebecca Douglass
1829–1913
Nancy Elizabeth Douglas
1831–1875
Eliza Caroline Douglass
1834–1919
Julia Ann Dorcas Douglass
1836–1879
John Ellis Douglass
1839–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1817
children

(11)

    William M Douglass

    Male1819–1900Male

    Elizabeth Jane Douglass

    Female1822–1896Female

    Female1824–1857Female

    Hugh Dickson Douglass

    Male1827–1862Male

    Sarah Rebecca Douglass

    Female1829–1913Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    William Douglass

    Male1784–1786Male

    Child Douglass

    Male1786–1786Male

    Elizabeth Douglass

    Female1786–1786Female

    Mary Douglass

    Female1788–Female

    James Douglass

    Male1790–1861Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 3

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Douglas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Douglass, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Douglas in entry for Sarah Rebecca Douglas Rhodes, "California, Pioneer Migration Index, Compiled 1906-1935"

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