John Douglass

1734–
Elie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Douglass was born on 23 May 1734, his father, William Douglass, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Stevenson, was 51.

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Family Time Line

William Douglass
1683–
Margaret Stevenson
1683–
Margaret Douglas
1703–
James Douglas
1706–
Elizabeth Douglas
1708–
Catharine Douglas
1709–
Robert Douglas
1711–
Alexander Douglas
1713–
John Douglass
1734–
Thomas Douglass
1738–1803

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World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 68

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 81

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 96

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • John Douglass, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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