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Re: Thomas Donnell, Guilford Co NC
Posted by: Raymond D. Donnell Date: March 02, 2002 at 18:35:31
In Reply to: Re: Thomas Donnell, Guilford Co NC by Beth Whorton of 687

Ms. Beth Wharton/Wbhorton, Re. yhrs. of 2/27/2002 concerning Jean Donnell. Irene Jane Donnell, Called by the nickname "Jean" was born in Gguioford co., NC June 1, 1778. She was the daughter of Robert ad Elizabeth (Donnell)Ddonnell.

Robert ws the son of Thomas Donnell,Sr. and wife Jane Latham, Pioneers of the Nottingham Colony of Presbyterians from PA. Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert Donnell,(II) and wife Mary. who were in the Nottingham area by 1771Robert, from York Co., PA, the year Guiloford Co. was established. Robert II is considered and nephew of Thomas Donnell,Sr.

Jean married with Elihu McMinn in Guilford Co., NC March 11,1800, as noted to o by my couzin dorothy Steers.. The original marriage bond is extant and in file at the N.C. Archives, in Raleigh. Elihu ws bonr in 1777. Zter te birth of their fourth chiold they rmoved to Wilson Co., TN. Jeaad died Aug. 16, 1848. Elihu died testate in 1867. His will was recorded, Wilson Co., TN April 17, 1867.

Six children recorded of this marriage. 4 in Guilford Co., NC and 2 in Wilson Co., TN.

Am completing an extwnaivw qork on ThomA sONNWLK,aE. ns wife jane Latham and their decendants. Would like to know how you and yours fit in so I can include at least a reference. Please contact me direct at I seldom look into this genforum.

Rahymond D.Donnell, Burlington, NC

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