Nama A. Douglas

17 February 1835–30 August 1848 (Age 13)
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nama A.

When Nama A. Douglas was born on 17 February 1835, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Samuel Douglas, was 25 and her mother, Almira Pierce, was 22. She died on 30 August 1848, at the age of 13.

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Samuel Douglas
Almira Pierce
Sanford Douglas
William A. Douglas
Nama A. Douglas
Charles E. Douglas
Mary Jane Douglas
Ellen M Douglas
Martha Ann Douglas
Alfred F. Douglas
Jerusha Janette Douglass
Minnie M Douglass

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Douglas





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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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