William Douglass

1683–
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Douglass was born on 6 March 1683, in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Douglass, was 40 and his mother, Christian Mason, was 36. He married Margaret Stevenson on 21 November 1702, in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Douglass
1683–
Margaret Stevenson
1683–
Marriage: 21 November 1702
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

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1702
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1643–Male

  • Christian Mason

    Female1647–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (1)

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

Age 119

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Williame Dowglas in entry for William Dowglas, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Will Douglass in entry for Catharine Douglass, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Douglass, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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