Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

William Alexander Donelson[1]

Male 1828 - 1882  (54 years)


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  • Name William Alexander Donelson 
    Born 15 Jun 1828  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jul 1882  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 
    Person ID I13810  Dickinson
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 

    Father Jacob D. Donelson,   b. 25 Aug 1801, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1853, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Agnes P. Sampson,   b. ca. 1804, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Oct 1825  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F4167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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), Census Place: Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi; Roll: M432_373; Page: 230B; Image: 11.

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