Stephen A. Douglas

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    Benajah Douglass

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandfather of Stephen A. Douglas
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    • Birth Date:
    • 3 Dec 1760 
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    • Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut 
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    • 2 Oct 1829 
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    • Congregational Church Cemetery, Brandon, Rutland, Vermont 
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    • Benajah Douglass's surname is spelled “ss” on his tombstone.

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    • 5 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1877, Vol. 31, p. 166.
    • 6 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #60943, Membership application for Martin Francis Douglas, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 Illinois State Historical Society, Transactions of the Illinois State Historical Society for the Year, 1901 (Publication No. 6), Springfield, Illinois: Phillips Bros., State Printers (1901), 115, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 10 Robinson, Caroline E. and Daniel Goodwin, ed., The Gardiners of Narragansett: Being a Genealogy of the Descendants of George Gardiner The Colonist, 1638, Providence: Printed by the Editor (1919), 103, Internet Archive (Digital Library).