The James Ellison McDougle (1895-1972) mentioned in my files is the grandson of James Ellison McDougle and Joannah Laughlin. Sadly, I have not researched this line, so I don't have any dates for these folks, other than thier marriage in Harris County, Texas Nov. 14, 1856.
Your William Huffman McDougle (1878-1936) is the son of James and Joannah. As is Gearge Washington McDougle (1860-1941), who is the father of James Ellison McDougle (1895-1972). While we are not related by blood, we do share a relationship, of sorts.
I'll try and update the McDougle records to show this connection.