Okay, still haven't found his parents.
for some reason, I can't get the Ketucky, genweb site to work. :-(
- the will probably says something like this:
Thomas H. DOUGLASS was born in Feb 1785. He died on 10 Jan 1847 and was buried in , Jackson Co., Missouri. Thomas married Mary Ann "Mirian" TERRILL on 12 Sep 1815.
The 1830 Madison Co., Kty census, p. 165, lists Thomas Douglass, wife, 8 children, and 11 slaves. Bk. V, p. 167, Sept. 10, 1833, Thomas H. Douglass and his wife, Miram Douglass, sold 83 1/2 acres on Silver Creek to Mathias Pullins of Garrard Co., Kty for $472.82 "gold and silver in hand" and other land. The land bought in Jackson Co., MO, indicates that the family arrived there about 1826. Actually, the obituary of child Permelia, b. 1822, states that "she had traveled on horseback from her old home in Kty to Mo when whe was 14 yrs old." The 1840 Jackson Co., Mo census lists 19 persons in the household - 9 of whom were slaves in addition to Thomas, wife and 8 children. They settled along the old Osage Indian Trace, along with the surnames, Franklin, Dixon, Chiles, Hughes, Sinclair, Potts, Hudspeth, Kittle, Rice, Peace, Corn, Sanders, etc. When Thomas and Miriam died, they left 6 minor children, for whom the guardians were appointed by the court to administer, for their benefits, estate proceeds. Thomas's will was probated Oct 14, 1847, R.C. Eckles, Administrator, Bonds in the amounts of $8,000 and $12,000 were signed by J.H. Sanders and W.G. Chiles. Final settlement was April 6, 1852, Bk. A, p. 380.
Mary Ann "Mirian" TERRILL [Parents] was born about 1790. She died on 27 May 1849 in , , Missouri. Mary married Thomas H. DOUGLASS on 12 Sep 1815.
The descendants of this line are from Rose Roweton.
They had the following children:
M i Edward F. DOUGLASS was born in 1816.
After death of the parents, he was named guardian for his younger brothers, James and Edmund.
F ii Joyce Jane DOUGLASS
F iii Mary E. DOUGLASS
F iv Permelia DOUGLASS
M v William J. DOUGLASS was born in May 1825. He died on 18 May 1884.
M vi Edmund T. DOUGLASS was born on 6 Jul 1827. He died on 2 Apr 1910.
M vii James H. DOUGLASS was born on 5 Jun 1829. He died on 11 Mar 1911.
F viii Amanda DOUGLASS was born about 1832.
M ix John DOUGLASS was born about 1834. He died in 1853.
M x Sidney Albert DOUGLASS
M xi Camillus DOUGLASS was born in 1843. He died on 5 Jun 1876.
M xii Oliver T. DOUGLASS was born about 1845. He died on 10 Jan 1847.