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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Andrew Jackson Donelson

Male 1826 - 1859  (~ 33 years)


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  • Name Andrew Jackson Donelson 
    Born ca. 1826  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1859  Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Memphis Daily Appeal
      21 Oct 1859

      Funeral Invitation

      The friends and acquaintances of Maj. Andrew J. Donelson are invited to attend the funeral of his son, Lieut. A.J. Donelson, from the second Presbyterian Church at 3 o'clock p.m. today. Services by the Rev. Dr. Grundy. Hacks will be in attendance at the church, Friday, October 21st.
    Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13857  Dickinson
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2015 

    Father Andrew Jackson Donelson,   b. 25 Aug 1799, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1871, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Sep 1824  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F4170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: District 4, Davidson, Tennessee; Roll: M432_875; Page: 205A; Image: 414.
      NAME: J A Donelson
      AGE: 24
      BIRTH YEAR: abt 1826
      BIRTHPLACE: Tennessee
      HOME IN 1850: District 4, Davidson, Tennessee
      GENDER: Male
      FAMILY NUMBER: 472

      A J Donelson 50
      E A Donelson 34
      J A Donelson 24
      Mary Donelson 21
      Jno Donelson 17
      Rachel Donelson 16
      Danl Donelson 9
      Martha Donelson 3
      Alexr Donelson 2
      Cathe Donelson 1


    2. [S117] Andrew Jackson, 3 volumes, Robert V. Remini, (New York: History Book Club, 1998), 2: 182.

    3. [S132] Tennessee Marriages to 1825, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997).

    4. [S140] Old Hickory's Nephew: The Political and Private Struggles of Andrew Jackson Donelson, Mark Cheatham, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2007), 37.