Asa Douglas

18 March 1766–12 August 1836 (Age 70)
Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Douglas was born on 18 March 1766, in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Asa Douglass, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Robbins, was 25. He married Jenny Vanderpoel about 1787, in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 12 August 1836, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Canaan Cemetery, Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Douglas
1766–1836
Jenny Vanderpoel
1766–1829
Marriage: about 1787
Sarah Douglas
1789–1860
Abram Douglas
1791–1810
Polly Mary Douglass
1793–1862
Sally Douglas
1797–1860
Nancy Douglas
1799–1877
Elizabeth Douglass
1801–1883
Huldah Douglas
1803–1878
Robbins Douglass
1805–
Charles Douglas
1807–1873
Lydia Douglas
1809–1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1787
Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States
children

(10)

    Sarah Douglas

    Female1789–1860Female

    Abram Douglas

    Male1791–1810Male

    Polly Mary Douglass

    Female1793–1862Female

    Sally Douglas

    Female1797–1860Female

    Nancy Douglas

    Female1799–1877Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 10

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 20

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

Sources (1)

  • Asa Douglas, "Find A Grave Index"

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