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Hi Carolyn. John Douglas was born in Riccarton, Ayrshire - as were all his siblings (he
was 4th child of 8, I believe) - not in Kirkconnel, Dumfriesshire. This is the entry from
the OPR - 1776 Riccarton Births Registry - "1776 14th April, This day John, son of
Hugh DOUGLAS & Mary WILSON, spouses, born 11th current at 11 o'clock afternoon,
Mungo, William, John and Hugh are names which would 'fit' with Hugh Douglas &
Mary Wilson's family. Isabella, too, would fit with the mother in law of John's
However, John was probably unrelated
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