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Helena Grierson (Douglas)

Also Known As: "Helena Douglas Grierson", "Helen Douglas Grierson", "Helen"
Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
Death: between January 11, 1578 and January 10, 1579 (47-48)
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland
Place of Burial: Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir James Douglas, 7th of Drumlanrig and Christian Montgomerie
Wife of Sir Roger Grierson, 8th Lord of Lag
Mother of Sir William Grierson, 9th of Lag; Susanna Grierson; Grisel Grierson; Elisabeth Grierson and Sir John Grierson (of Lag)
Sister of Janet Douglas; Margaret Douglas; Christiana Douglas of Drumlanrig; Alison Douglas; Elizabeth Kerr and 1 other
Half sister of Patrick Douglas, Baillie of Morton Castle; Janet Douglas; Margaret Douglas and Nicholace Douglas

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About Helena Grierson

Note: "Another source calls her Helena, daughter of John Montgomery, but she seems to have been his granddaughter. She was Sir James' first daughter by his second wife Christian, but he had 3 previous daughters. Lag Charter - app #23 Confirms wedding date and place and Helen's paternity." (William Greer, Wheaton, Illinois, 1995.)

Birth: 1530 Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland Death: 1578 Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Helen Douglas. Born: 1530 in Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland. Died: 1578 at Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Father: Sir James Douglas. Mother: Christian Montgomerie.

Spouse: Roger Grierson, 8th Lord of Lag. Married: 21 Apr 1566 at Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Family links:

 Roger Grierson (1529 - 1593)

 William Grierson (1550 - 1629)*
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Burial: Old Dunscore Cemetery Dunscore Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Created by: Delbert Bauer Record added: Oct 24, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 60569672

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Helena Grierson's Timeline

January 11, 1530
Thornhill, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
Age 40
Dumfrieshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 41
January 11, 1578
Age 48
Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland
Age 48
Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland