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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Lewis Randolph Donelson

Male 1856 - 1927  (71 years)


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  • Name Lewis Randolph Donelson 
    Born 14 Feb 1856  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 20 Mar 1927  Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13870  Dickinson
    Last Modified 31 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  [3
    Family ID F4171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa McAlister,   b. 25 May 1856, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1949, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1881  [4
    Children 
     1. Lewis Randolph Donelson,   b. 15 Oct 1881, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1966, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elise M. Donelson,   b. 7 Dec 1893, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1967, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     3. Andrew Jackson Donelson,   b. 29 Aug 1890, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1977, Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F4190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Memphis Ward 18, Shelby, Tennessee; Roll: 1599; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1241599.
      Name: L R Donelson
      Age: 44
      Birth Date: Feb 1856
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1900: Memphis Ward 18, Shelby, Tennessee
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Louise C Donelson
      Marriage Year: 1881
      Years Married: 19
      Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee

      L R Donelson 44
      Louise C Donelson 44
      L R Donelson 18
      Elise M Donelson 16
      Andrew J Donelson 9
      Martiel Donelson 19
      Robert Dunn 21
      Lolly Yance 40

    2. [S141] Tennessee City Death Records, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Memphis, 1848-1907, (Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives).
      Name: Lewis Randolph Donelson
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 14 Feb 1856
      Birth Place: Tennessee
      Age: 71
      Death Date: 20 Mar 1927
      Death Place: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee
      Father's name: Andrew J Donelson
      Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Mother's name: Elizabeth Anderson Martin
      Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Certificate Number: 6417

      See also, Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1959; Roll #: 3

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

    4. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Memphis Ward 18, Shelby, Tennessee; Roll: 1599; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1241599.
      Name: Louise C Donelson
      Age: 44
      Birth Date: May 1856
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1900: Memphis Ward 18, Shelby, Tennessee
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Relation to Head of House: Wife
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: L R Donelson
      Marriage Year: 1881
      Years Married: 19
      Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother: number of living children: 3
      Mother: How many children: 4