John Ellis Douglass

9 March 1793–28 May 1863 (Age 70)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of John Ellis

When John Ellis Douglass was born on 9 March 1793, in Knox, 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 28 May 1863, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in 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 Douglass
1831–
Eliza Caroline Douglass
1834–1919
Julia Ann Dorcas Douglass
1836–1879
John Ellis Douglass
1839–1860

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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

(1997: 6004;2007: 10898; 2010: 14862)Scottish and English (Durham and Northumbria): variant of Douglas .History: William Douglass, a physician recognized for his identification and description of an epidemic of scarlet fever, was born c. 1691 in Gifford, Haddington County, Scotland, and settled in Boston in 1718. The abolitionist, orator, and journalist Frederick Douglass assumed the name after escaping from slavery in 1838 and traveling to Massachusetts. Son of a white father and a slave with some Indian blood, he was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey c. 1817 in Tuckahoe, MD.

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

Possible Related Names

Douglas

Sources (14)

  • John Douglas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Duglass, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • John Douglass, "United States Census, 1860"

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