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Helena Grierson (Douglas)

Also Known As: "Helena Douglas Grierson", "Helen Douglas Grierson"
Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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; Marion Isobel Welsh; Sir John Grierson (of Lag) and 1 other
Sister of Sir William Douglas of Hawick; Janet Douglas; Margaret Douglas and Christiana of Drumlanrig, of Drumlanrig
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:

Spouse:
 Roger Grierson (1529 - 1593)

Children:
 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

1524
1524
Irongray, Ayrshire, Scotland
1560
1560
Thornhill, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1570
1570
Age 10
Dumfrieshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1571
1571
Age 11
1585
1585
Age 25
Scotland
1592
July 1592
Age 32
Thornhill, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland