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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Jacob D. Donelson[1]

Male 1801 - 1853  (51 years)


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  • Name Jacob D. Donelson 
    Born 25 Aug 1801  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 6 Jul 1853  Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Jacob D. Donaldson/Donelson
    Findagrave memorial for Jacob D. Donaldson/Donelson
    Created by: Michelle Woodham
    Record added: Dec 22, 2008
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 32340380
    Person ID I13808  Dickinson
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 

    Father William Donelson 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Charity Dickinson 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Aug 1796  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes P. Sampson,   b. ca. 1804, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Oct 1825  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Martha Donelson,   b. 1826, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871  (Age 45 years)  [Birth]
     2. William Alexander Donelson,   b. 15 Jun 1828, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1882, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
     3. Micajah Donelson,   b. 8 Dec 1829, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1851, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [Birth]
     4. John Coffee Donelson,   b. ca. 1831, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. George Sampson Donelson,   b. 31 Mar 1833, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1860, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [Birth]
     6. Jacob Dickerson Donelson,   b. ca. 1837, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Andrew Jackson Donelson,   b. ca. 1839, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. James K. Polk Donelson,   b. ca. 1840, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Robert M. Burton Donelson,   b. ca. 1842, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1825 - Davidson County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1853 - Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Notable Southern Families, 6 volumes, Zella Armstrong and Janie Preston Collup French, (Chattanooga: Lookout Publishing Company, 1922), 2: 100.

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850).

    3. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi; Roll: M432_373; Page: 230B; Image: 11.
      Name: Jacob Donelson
      Age: 49
      Birth Year: abt 1801
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1850: Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 43

      Jacob Donelson 49
      Agnes P Donelson 46
      Wm A Donelson 22
      George S Donelson 17
      Jacob D Donelson 13
      Andrew J Donelson 11
      James R Donelson 10
      Robert Donelson 8
      John C Donelson 19
      Jessie Rexford 32
      Agnes C Donelson 15
      Anderson Jones 32

    4. [S174727] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, (Nashville: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm).