Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Donelsons in:
 • Elmwood Cemetery
 • Birmingham
 • Jefferson County
 • Alabama
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

John Branch Donelson
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: 1851
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1918
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Married 16 Jul 1874, Sumner Co, TN, to Jennie L. Alexander

Gallatin, TN, obit (17 Jan 1918):
"J. Branch Donelson, for many years a prominent citizen of Gallatin and ex-Mayor of this place, died suddenly of heart failure at his home in Birmingham at 8:30 o'clock Sunday night. He was buried in Birmingham Tuesday. Mr. Donelson was the only surviving son of the late General Daniel S. Donelson. His wife was Miss Jennie Alexander, daughter of the late Mr. James Alexander, a well known citizen of Gallatin. Mr. Donelson is survived by his wife and by four children as follows: Eugene and John Branch Donelson, and Mrs. Underwood, formerly Miss Eurma Donelson, all of Birmingham and Mrs. Joe Chew of Houston, Texas."
Family links: 
  Daniel Smith Donelson (1801 - 1863)
  Margaret Branch Donelson (1811 - 1871)
  Jenny Alexander Donelson (1854 - 1929)*
  Susie K. Donelson (1893 - 1893)*
  infant Donelson*
  Elizabeth Branch Donelson Williams (1831 - 1918)*
  Mary Ann Donelson Martin (1834 - 1916)*
  Sarah Donelson Bradford (1836 - 1869)*
  Rebecca Williams Donelson Dismukes (1840 - 1911)*
  Martha B. Donelson Shute (1847 - 1893)*
  Susan Branch Donelson Dismukes (1848 - 1871)*
  John Branch Donelson (1851 - 1918)
*Calculated relationship
Note: buried in Elmwood, per his AL death cert
Elmwood Cemetery
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Created by: OBXr
Record added: Dec 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102497084
John Branch Donelson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ray Bobo
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

May GOD Bless You!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has th...(Read more)
- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service