Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

John Donelson, III[1]

Male 1755 - 1830  (75 years)


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  • Name John Donelson 
    Suffix III 
    Born 7 Apr 1755  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 1830  Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hermitage Churchyard Cemetery, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13635  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 

    Father John Donelson, II,   b. 1718, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1785, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Rachel Stockley,   b. 1715, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Purnell,   b. 18 May 1763, Snow Hill, Worcester, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1848, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1779  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Tabitha Donelson,   b. 17 Jul 1781,   d. Feb 1854, Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     2. Alexander Donelson  [Birth]
     3. John Donelson, IV,   b. 1787, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
     4. Lemuel Donelson  [Birth]
     5. Rachel Donelson  [Birth]
     6. Mary Donelson  [Birth]
     7. William Donelson  [Birth]
     8. Elizabeth Donelson  [Birth]
    +9. Catherine Donelson,   b. 13 Jul 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1836, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     10. Stockley Donelson  [Birth]
    +11. Emily Tennessee Donelson,   b. 1 Jun 1807, Donelson, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1836, Tulip Grove, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1779 - Pittsylvania County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Apr 1830 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Notable Southern Families, 6 volumes, Zella Armstrong and Janie Preston Collup French, (Chattanooga: Lookout Publishing Company, 1922), 2: 90-98.

    2. [S131] Virginia Marriages, 1660-1800, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997).