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DOUGLAS, John of Tilquhillie
(About 1577-)
YOUNG, Mary of Seaton
(About 1577-)
RAMSAY, David 2nd Baronet of Balmain and 4th Laird, Sir
(About 1595-1673)
CARNEGIE, Margaret
(About 1595-)
DOUGLAS, James of Tilquhillie, then Inchmarlo
(About 1602-)
RAMSAY, Isabel
(About 1615-1660)
DOUGLAS, John of Tilquhillie and Inchmarlo
(About 1636-1723)


Family Links

1. FORBES, Grizel

2. BUTLER, Euphemia "an English lady"

DOUGLAS, John of Tilquhillie and Inchmarlo 1 2

  • Born: About 1636
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, Grizel on 15 February 1666 in Ellon parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
  • Marriage (2): BUTLER, Euphemia "an English lady"
  • Died: 1723 2

   Other names for John were DOUGLASS, John of Tilwhilly and Inchmarlo, Mr 2 and DOWGLASS, John.3

  General Notes:

"John, the eldest son, succeeded his father in Inchmarlo."

"John Douglass, of Tilwhilly and Inchmarlo, the eldest son of Mr. James Douglass and Isobell Ramsay, succeeded to Inchmarlo
in 1672 on his father's death, and in 1684 recovered Tilwhilly from the creditors of his uncle. Sir Robert Douglass. He died in 1723, having been twice married; first to Grizel Forbes, daughter of Thomas Forbes, of Waterton, and then to Euphemia Butler, an English lady. By his first wife he had two sons and four daughters.

from Dingwall Fordyce 2

John married Grizel FORBES, daughter of Thomas FORBES of Waterton and Jean RAMSAY of Balmain, on 15 February 1666 in Ellon parish, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 (Grizel FORBES was born about 1645.)

  Marriage Notes:

"1666. Contract of Marriage, John Dowglass (eldest son of James Dowglass of Inchmarlie, and Isobel Ramsay), with Grissel Forbes, with consent of her mother, Jean Ramsay, and her brother, Sir John Forbes. James Dowglass, the father, settled all his lands on them and their heirs male, after his own and his wife's death, and, in the meantime, agrees to allow them 600 marks a-year. If there shall be no heirs male, and but one daughter, she is to have 6000 marksó if more, 10,000 marks among them, payable at 14 years old. Sir John Forbes gives, with his sister, 6000 marks, to be laid out on mortgage, for the benefit of the younger children."

from Family of Forbes of Waterton 3

John next married Euphemia BUTLER "an English lady". (Euphemia BUTLER "an English lady" was born about 1650.)


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 e-books, Family Record of the Name of Dingwall Fordyce in Aberdeenshire compiled by Alexander Dingwall Fordyce (1885).

3 e-books, Memoranda relating to the Family of Forbes of Waterton from a MS by John Forbes (1857).

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