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William A. Douglass

William A. Douglass[1, 2]

Male Abt 1828 - 1889  (~ 61 years)

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  • Name William A. Douglass 
    Born Abt 1828  Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1830  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Samuel Douglass enumerated on census with a male under the age of 5 living in the house; this would be William 
    Federal Census: 1830
    Federal Census: 1830
    Lincoln County, Kentucky
    Samuel Douglass
    Residence 1840  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Samuel Douglass enumerated on census with 2 males age 10-15 living in the house; these would be William and his brother Nathaniel 
    Federal Census:  1840
    Federal Census: 1840
    Lincoln County, Kentucky
    Samuel Douglass
    Individual Note 12 Nov 1847  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William served as one witness to deed when uncle John Walden Jr. purchased land in Thomas County, Georgia 
    Deed
    Deed
    Individual Note 25 Apr 1848  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of Grandfather John Walden 
    John and Elizabeth Walden Tombstones
    John and Elizabeth Walden Tombstones
    Individual Note 5 Jan 1849  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Harbert King Estate Sale: a Wm. Douglas purchased a wooden clock for .12 1/2 
    Residence 1850  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglas, 22 years old, born in Kentucky, enumerated on census in home of Samuel and Sophia Douglas 
    • CENSUS RECORD: 1850
      District 2, Lincoln County, Kentucky
      Saml Douglass, 52 years old, born in Kentucky. Farmer. Value of real estate: 3000
      Sophia Douglass, 49 years old, born in Kentucky
      Nathan Douglass, 26 years old, born in Kentucky. ?Plasterer/planter
      William Douglass, 22 years old, born in Kentucky. Overseer
      James Douglass, 20 years old, born in Kentucky
      Elizabeth Douglass, 17 years old, born in Kentucky
      Sam P. Douglass, 16 years old, born in Kentucky
      George Douglass, 14 years old, born in Kentucky
      Lois Douglass, 12 years old, born in Kentucky
      Alfred Douglass, 11 years old, born in Kentucky
    Federal Census:  1850
    Federal Census: 1850
    Lincoln County, Kentucky
    Samuel M. Douglass
    Tax Rolls 1853  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglass listed as white male over the age of 21, with 1 horse valued at 80 
    Individual Note 16 Mar 1854  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of Grandmother Elizabeth Pitts Walden 
    Elizabeth Pitts Walden Tombstone
    Elizabeth Pitts Walden Tombstone
    Individual Note May 1854 
    Death of Grandfather Nathan Douglass 
    Nathan Douglass
    Nathan Douglass
    at Perryville Cemetery
    Tax List 1856  Boyle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglass listed on tax rolls with 1 slave over 16 
    Tax Rolls 1858  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a Wm. Douglass listed as white male over age of 21, with 252 acres in Casey County on Brush Cr water course valued at 400; 1 horse valued at 50; 6 children b/w 6&18 [ ????]; total value 450. 
    Tax Rolls 1859  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William A. Douglass listed on tax rolls as being a white male over the age of 21; owned 1 horse valued at 50 
    Individual Note 12 Aug 1859 
    Death of Grandmother Eleanor Dunn Douglass 
    Eleanor Douglass
    Eleanor Douglass
    at Perryville Cemetery
    Tax Rolls 1860  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglass listed as being a white male over the age of 21; no property listed 
    Residence 1860  Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglass, 32 years old, born in Kentucky, enumerated on census as head of household; a plasterer; Mary and Samuel in home 
    US Federal Census 1860
    US Federal Census 1860
    Lincoln County, Kentucky
    William A. Douglass
    Individual Note 3 Apr 1860  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    father Samuel's death 
    Samuel M. Douglass
    Samuel M. Douglass
    at Gilbert's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Tax Rolls 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Douglass listed as white male over the age of 21; in enrolled militia; horses valued at 150 
    Residence 1861 
    Move to Mississippi from Kentucky; Wm. drops off Kentucky tax rolls; obituary in 1889 states William had lived in Adams County for 28 years 
    Mississippi
    Mississippi
    Individual Note 25 Feb 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lincoln Circuit Court: Carson v. Wm. Douglass  
    • Carson filed petition alleging Will Douglass owed him for $122.50, for 10 weeks board of Wm, wife, and son, and feeding horses for 66 days
    Individual Note 25 Feb 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lincoln Circuit Court: Carson v. Wm. Douglass  
    • Smith Hansford, deputy sheriff for Lincoln County, served William in this case; Wm. summoned to appear on the first day of next March term of the Lincoln Circuit Court
    Individual Note Mar 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lincoln Circuit Court: Carson v. Wm. Douglass  
    • Judgment entered
    Property 16 Mar 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WA Douglass is listed as an heir of Samuel Douglass in an indenture of this date 
    Residence 1870  Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wm. Douglass, 43 years old, born in Kentucky, enumerated on census as head of household; planter; value of personal estate $400' Mary, Samuel and Frances in home 
    US Federal Census 1870
    US Federal Census 1870
    Adams County, Mississippi
    William A. Douglass
    Property 1874  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Aaron Stanton, grantor, to WA Douglass, grantee; lease and mortgage  
    Property 1874  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WA Douglass, grantor; Mary E. Douglass, grantee; bill of sale  
    Property 28 Jun 1875  Chicot County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    W and J Douglass, grantors, to C and P Beer; mortgage; crops; Book R Page 779; this COULD be William 
    Residence 1880  Claiborne County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WA Douglas, 54 years old, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, enumerated on census as head of household; a farmer; wife and son Sam in home 
    US Federal Census 1880
    US Federal Census 1880
    Claiborne County, Mississippi
    William A. Douglass
    Property 1882–1884  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    F.S. Shields, Agt., grantor; Wm. A. Douglass, grantee; lease  
    Individual Note Jan 1885  Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    WA Douglass listed as citizen of county, selected to serve on petit jury when called upon in the upcoming year. SH Douglass also listed 
    Individual Note May 1885  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    WA Douglass listed as juror for third week of the May Civil Term. 
    Property 1884–1886  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    MR Skinner, grantor; W.A. Douglass, grantee; lease  
    Individual Note Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nathaniel T. Douglass visited his brother, William, in Natchez each year. Nathaniel would take goods down to Mississippi; returning to Kentucky with different goods. 
    Died 4 Jun 1889  Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Cause: cause of death listed as nephrolithiasis 
    Obituary
    Death Notice
    Buried Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William A. Douglass
    William A. Douglass
    Plot: Case Section; Plat 3, Lot 12
    Person ID I218  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2020 

    Father Samuel M. Douglass,   b. 26 Oct 1797, Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1860, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sophia Adeline Walden,   b. 1801, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1877, Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Feb 1821  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    • Married by the Baptist minister, Absalom Quinn
    • Anthony Cook surety on marriage bond; he also witnessed John Walden's consent
    John Walden Consent for Sophia's Marriage
    Samuel Douglass - Sophia Walden Marriage
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Crane,   b. May 1836, Perryville, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1903, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1853  Boyle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel H. Douglass,   b. Abt 1856, Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [Birth]
     2. Frances A. Douglass,   b. 27 May 1867, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1956, Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F22529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Census.
      1850 Lincoln County, Kentucky; listing William Douglass in the home of Saml and Sophia Douglass

    2. [S39] Tombstone.
      inscribed with name W.A. Douglass

    3. [S27] Census.
      1850 Lincoln County, Kentucky; listing William as 22 years old, born in Kentucky

    4. [S39] Tombstone.
      inscribed with Crab Orchard Kentucky

    5. [S368] Lincoln Circuit Court Ordinary Case Files, Case 13307.

    6. [S301] Adams County, Mississippi Deed Book, Deed Book TT Page 428 .

    7. [S301] Adams County, Mississippi Deed Book, Deed Book TT Page 720 .

    8. [S301] Adams County, Mississippi Deed Book, Deed Book YY Page 496 .

    9. [S263] The Weekly Democrat, Natchez Mississippi, January 14, 1885.

    10. [S263] The Weekly Democrat, Natchez Mississippi, April 22, 1885.

    11. [S301] Adams County, Mississippi Deed Book, Deed Book ZZ Page 715 .

    12. [S145] Tombstone.

    13. [S39] Tombstone.
      inscribed with Natchez Mississippi

    14. [S3755] General Index to Marriages Garrard County Kentucky.
      listing marriage of Sohpira Walden to Samuel Douglas in 1821. Record in Box 6, bond 1557 (or 1357)

    15. [S3754] Garrard County, Kentucky Marriage Records 1797 - 1853, 30.

    16. [S3710] Marriage Bond.
      dated 6 February 1821


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