James William Douglass of Giles County, TN Updated December 13, 2003
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James William Douglass (born in KY on Jan 20, 1792) owned over 550 acres in Giles County, TN in the early to mid 1800s. He married Susan Ann Stainbeck from VA on Feb 2, 1817 and they had 9 children. James William died in 1856 and left real estate that was valued at $11,000 in the 1860 Census and other personal property valued at $16,350 in a court case held the same year (File Box C-11 Case 1744 of Giles County Chancery Court Woodruff Files A thru G 1830-1900 Vol I).