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Sir George Douglas, of Kirkness

Sir George Douglas, of Kirkness

Male - Bef 1609

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  • Name George Douglas  [1
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix of Kirkness 
    Born of, Kirkness Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 9 Dec 1609  [1
    Person ID I206182  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2013 

    Father Ancestors Sir William Douglas, 5th Earl of Morton,   b. Abt 1539, Loch Leven, Kinross, Kinross-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1606, Loch Leven Castle, Castle Island, Kinross, Kinross-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Agnes Leslie,   b. Abt 1541, of, Balmain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Feb 1592/93  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1554 
    Family ID F5125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Forrester,   b. of, Strathendry Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1597  [1
    Family ID F99016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • IDENTITY: Mentioned as fourth son in the entail. As Sir George Douglas of Kirkness he appears as one of the curators of John Lyon of Aldbar in July 1609; and he died before 9 December same year. He married, in 1597, Margaret Forrester, daughter of Thomas Forrester of Strathendry, and their issue succeeded to Kirkness in a direct line, till General William Douglas of Kirkness died in 1747, leaving no lawful issue, and his uncle William became heir-male of Sir George. [1]
    • KINSHIP: Mentioned as the 4th son.

      OFFICE: A curator of John Lyon of Aldbar 1609.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 6 p. 373.