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Ancestors of Asa Douglas




Generation No. 1


      1. Asa Douglas, born December 11, 1715 in Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut; died November 12, 1792 in Reselaerwick, Stephentown, New York. He was the son of 2. William Douglas and 3. Sarah Proctor. He married (1) Rebecca Wheeler 1737 in Plainfield, Windham County, CT. She was born August 26, 1718 in Concord, MA, and died June 12, 1809 in Renselaerwick, Stephentown, New York. She was the daughter of Jonathan Wheeler and Sarah Proctor.

Notes for Asa Douglas:
      Asa Douglas, of Stephentown, New York was born at Plainfield, CT,
11 Dec. 1715 and died 12th Nov, 1792; he removed from Plainfield to Old Canaan about 1746; about twenty years later he removed to what was then Jerich Hollow, Massachusettes now Stephentown, New York; during the Revolution, the cellar of his house was used as a jail; he led a company of thirty Silver Grays at Bennington, 16 August 1777, when the British and Indians sent to seize the stores collected there and were defeated by the Americans under Col. John Stark; married in 1737 Rebecca Wheeler"
            - Col. Fam.s of the USA

More About Asa Douglas and Rebecca Wheeler:
Marriage: 1737, Plainfield, Windham County, CT




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