Lt. Col. John Douglas

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Lt. Col. John Douglas

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
Death: April 20, 1766 (62)
Place of Burial: Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon William Douglas, III and Sarah Douglas
Husband of Olive Douglas
Father of Colonel William Douglas; Sarah Perkins; Olive Douglas and Gen. John Douglas
Brother of Hannah Williams; William Douglas, IV; Samuel Douglas; Abiah Holland; Sarah Danielson and 6 others
Half brother of Joseph Munyan and Sarah Munyan

Occupation: Lt. Colonel
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About Lt. Col. John Douglas

Lieut.-Col. of the 8th Connecticut regiment, under Col. Jedediah Huntington, and took part in a number of engagements. His regiment was the best equipped of any in the colony; they wore scarlet coats, which had been taken from a prize vessel. Col. Douglas was a man of no little importance in the town, in his day. Two of his sons, Gen. John and Col. William, acted with bravery in the Revolutionary War; while a third, Benjamin ( Yale College ) would undoubtedly have won distinction in the legal profession, but for his untimely death at the age of 36 years.

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Lt. Col. John Douglas's Timeline

1703
July 28, 1703
Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
1742
January 27, 1742
Age 38
Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
1744
April 18, 1744
Age 40
Plainfield, Windham Co., CT, United States
1749
October 14, 1749
Age 46
Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
1766
April 20, 1766
Age 62
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Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, United States