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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Martin Donelson

Male 1846 - 1889  (43 years)


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  • Name Martin Donelson 
    Born 1846  Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Education 1864 - 1865  Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1889  [1
    Person ID I13867  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 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 Elizabeth Anderson Martin,   b. ca. 1815, Hermitage, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1871, Donelson Plantation, Duncan, Bolivar, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 10 Nov 1841  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4171  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: 103.

    2. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Chickasaw, Shelby, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1273; Page: 403; Image: 814; Family History Library Film: 805273.
      Name: Martin Donaldson
      [Martin Donelson]
      Age in 1860: 13
      Birth Year: abt 1847
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1860: Chickasaw, Shelby, Tennessee
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Memphis

      Andrew Donaldson 60
      Elizabeth Donaldson 44
      John Donaldson 28
      Rachel Donaldson 24
      Daniel Donaldson 17
      Martin Donaldson 13
      Alexander Donaldson 11
      Kate Donaldson 10
      Vinit Donaldson 6
      Lewis Donaldson 4
      Rosa Donaldson 2
      Andrew Donaldson 6/12
      Catharine Martin 38

    3. [S139] Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Washington University, (St. Louis, Missouri: George Knapp and Co., 1864).

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