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Where is the Douglass family from?
You can see how Douglass families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Douglass family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Douglass families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 569 Douglass families living in Durham. This was about 35% of all the recorded Douglass's in the UK. Durham had the highest population of Douglass families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Douglass surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Douglass. 14% of Douglass men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Douglass women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douglass were Motor Driver and Housekeeper.