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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

John Samuel Donelson

Male 1797 - 1817  (20 years)


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  • Name John Samuel Donelson 
    Born 1797  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1817  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I13872  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 

    Father Samuel Donelson,   d. ca. 1804, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Smith,   b. 26 Apr 1781, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1857, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1797  [3
    • Armstrong and French allege that this union produced three children: Andrew, David and John (who died young). [3]
    Family ID F4168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Old Hickory's Nephew: The Political and Private Struggles of Andrew Jackson Donelson, Mark Cheatham, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2007), 9.

    2. [S140] Old Hickory's Nephew: The Political and Private Struggles of Andrew Jackson Donelson, Mark Cheatham, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2007), 16.

    3. [S116] Notable Southern Families, 6 volumes, Zella Armstrong and Janie Preston Collup French, (Chattanooga: Lookout Publishing Company, 1922), 2: 103.