Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Martin Donelson

Male 1846 - 1889  (43 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Martin Donelson was born 1846, Berlin, Germany (son of Andrew Jackson Donelson and Elizabeth Anderson Martin); died 1889.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Andrew Jackson Donelson was born 25 Aug 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee (son of Samuel Donelson and Mary Smith); died 26 Jun 1871, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.

    Andrew married Elizabeth Anderson Martin 10 Nov 1841, Davidson County, Tennessee. Elizabeth (daughter of James Glasgow Martin and Catherine Donelson) was born ca. 1815, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 30 Aug 1871, Donelson Plantation, Duncan, Bolivar, Mississippi; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Anderson Martin was born ca. 1815, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee (daughter of James Glasgow Martin and Catherine Donelson); died 30 Aug 1871, Donelson Plantation, Duncan, Bolivar, Mississippi; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Daniel Smith Donelson was born ca. 1842, Tennessee.
    2. 1. Martin Donelson was born 1846, Berlin, Germany; died 1889.
    3. William A. Donelson was born 1848, Frankfurt-am-Main; died 1901.
    4. Vinet Donelson was born 31 Aug 1855, Tennessee; died 20 Jun 1913, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
    5. Lewis Randolph Donelson was born 14 Feb 1856, Tennessee; died 20 Mar 1927, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    6. Andrew Jackson Donelson was born Jan 1860, Tennessee; died 1915, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Samuel Donelson (son of John Donelson, II and Rachel Stockley); died ca. 1804, Davidson County, Tennessee.

    Samuel married Mary Smith 1797. Mary (daughter of Daniel Smith and Sarah Michie) was born 26 Apr 1781, Virginia; died 29 Dec 1857, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Smith was born 26 Apr 1781, Virginia (daughter of Daniel Smith and Sarah Michie); died 29 Dec 1857, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. John Samuel Donelson was born 1797, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 1817, Tennessee.
    2. 2. Andrew Jackson Donelson was born 25 Aug 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 26 Jun 1871, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    3. Daniel Smith Donelson was born 23 Jun 1801, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 17 Apr 1863, Montvale Springs, Blount, Tennessee; was buried , Hendersonville Presbyterian Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.

  3. 6.  James Glasgow Martin was born 2 Jan 1791, Tennessee; died 1840, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.

    James married Catherine Donelson 27 Sep 1815, Davidson County, Tennessee. Catherine (daughter of John Donelson, III and Mary Purnell) was born 13 Jul 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 16 Apr 1836, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Catherine Donelson was born 13 Jul 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee (daughter of John Donelson, III and Mary Purnell); died 16 Apr 1836, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Anderson Martin was born ca. 1815, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 30 Aug 1871, Donelson Plantation, Duncan, Bolivar, Mississippi; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    2. Mary Donelson Martin was born 1818, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 1860.
    3. James Glasgow Martin was born 8 Mar 1823, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 6 Nov 1904, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee; was buried , Hendersonville Presbyterian Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.
    4. Emily Donelson Martin was born 1825, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 1892.
    5. Rachel Jackson Martin was born 2 Nov 1827, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 8 Jan 1848, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.
    6. John Donelson Martin
    7. Andrew Jackson Martin was born 15 Apr 1832, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; died 26 May 1895, Buntyn, Shelby, Tennessee; was buried , Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Donelson, II was born 1718, Virginia; died 1785, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.

    John married Rachel Stockley. Rachel was born 1715, Accomack County, Virginia; died 1794, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Rachel Stockley was born 1715, Accomack County, Virginia; died 1794, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Alexander Donelson was born ca. 1751, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 23 May 1834, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
    2. Mary Donelson died 18 Sep 1823, Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi.
    3. Catherine Donelson
    4. Stockley Donelson
    5. Jane Donelson was born ca. 1754, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 1 Feb 1834, Jackson, Madison, Tennessee.
    6. John Donelson, III was born 7 Apr 1755, Virginia; died 21 Apr 1830, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemetery, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.
    7. William Donelson
    8. 4. Samuel Donelson died ca. 1804, Davidson County, Tennessee.
    9. Rachel Donelson was born 15 Jun 1767, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 22 Dec 1828, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , The Hermitage, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
    10. Severn Donelson was born 1773, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 15 Sep 1818, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemetery, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.

  3. 10.  Daniel Smith was born 29 Oct 1748, Stafford County, Virginia; died 16 Jun 1818, Rock Castle Plantation, Sumner, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.

    Daniel married Sarah Michie. Sarah was born 30 Jan 1755; died 2 Apr 1831, Rock Castle Plantation, Sumner, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Sarah Michie was born 30 Jan 1755; died 2 Apr 1831, Rock Castle Plantation, Sumner, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Smith was born 26 Apr 1781, Virginia; died 29 Dec 1857, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.

  5. 14.  John Donelson, III was born 7 Apr 1755, Virginia (son of John Donelson, II and Rachel Stockley); died 21 Apr 1830, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemetery, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.

    John married Mary Purnell 17 Aug 1779, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Mary was born 18 May 1763, Snow Hill, Worcester, Maryland; died 16 Nov 1848, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  6. 15.  Mary Purnell was born 18 May 1763, Snow Hill, Worcester, Maryland; died 16 Nov 1848, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Tabitha Donelson was born 17 Jul 1781; died Feb 1854, Sumner County, Tennessee; was buried , Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee.
    2. Alexander Donelson
    3. John Donelson, IV was born 1787, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 1840.
    4. Lemuel Donelson
    5. Rachel Donelson
    6. Mary Donelson
    7. William Donelson
    8. Elizabeth Donelson
    9. 7. Catherine Donelson was born 13 Jul 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee; died 16 Apr 1836, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.
    10. Stockley Donelson
    11. Emily Tennessee Donelson was born 1 Jun 1807, Donelson, Davidson, Tennessee; died 19 Dec 1836, Tulip Grove, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee; was buried , Hermitage Churchyard Cemeterty, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee.