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16 children  |  102 grandchildren  |  104 great-grandchildren known

Children Biographies

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Archibald H.

1811 - 1843

Spouse: Mary Euphemia Hodge (1834)

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Nancy Gertrude

1812 - 1886

Spouse: James Cox Carter (1833)

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James S. Jr.

1813 - 1896

Spouse: Amanda McMurray (1836)

Spouse: Sarah C. Manuel (1849)

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Addison M.

1814 - 1877

Spouse: Sarah Marshall Fleming (1847)

Spouse: Margaret Ann Eatherly (1857)

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Martha Ann

1815 - 1912

Spouse: Isaac F. Bucey

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Lucinda

1817 - 1870

Spouse: Tarlton Fulton Word (1842)

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Edward East

1818 - 1876

Spouse: Sarah B. ("Sally") Whitworth (1851)

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Alexander L.

1813 - 1896

Spouse: Margaret Matlock (1845)

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Mary Jane

1821 - 1842

Unmarried

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Rebecca Shannon

1822 - 1900

Spouse: Jeremiah Bowen, Jr. (1848)

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Eleanor S.

1824 - 1887

Spouse: Sam Brown(1851)

Elizabeth

1825 - 1904

Spouse: George Washington McMurray (1850)

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Miriam

1827 - 1908

Spouse: Edmond D. Whitworth, Jr. (1851)

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William

1828 - 1886

Spouse: Bethena Walker Page (1855)

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Harriett

1830 - 1905

Spouse: William Stanfield (1868)

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Sarah Ann

1832 - 1913

Spouse: Malchiga Coffee Whitworth (1858)

Jeremiah Bowen Jr. learned the tanning trade and went on to become a Davidson County Justice.

4 children: Martha  |  Nancy  |  Harriet  |  Jeremiah 

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Archibald was a doctor and surgeon when he married. Mary's father, John Hodge, an attorney in Columbia, died in 1822. Her mother died in 1848 when cholera and tuberculosis were rampant.

Archibald was only 32 years old when he died in Maury County (TN) where he kept an office on the Columbia town square. His tombstone reads he died "a man of wisdom and truth, far away from the friends of his youth."

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Nancy Gertrude married James Cox Carter in Davidson County in 1833. The couple farmed in Davidson County near Mill Creek but later moved to Franklin County, TN. One son became County Court Judge in Lincoln County, where James and Nancy both passed away. They are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayetteville, TN.

12 children: James | Addison | Jerome B | Lucinda | John | Edward |  Henry | Nelson | Thomas | Albert | Nancy | Alexander

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James was born on the family Donelson homestead. When their last child, John Abraham was 2 in 1848, his mother Amanda died, James remarried but was a widower again by 1865. In the U.S. 1850 Census James listed blacksmith as his occupation.

When the Civil War broke out, James had a thriving farm of fine livestock, bee hives, a vineyard, and gardens, Son Robert Henry was in his teens and helping his father at the blacksmith forge providing metal works for community and troops. Remaining self-sufficient during the tumultuous Reconstruction times, son James Thomas and wife Mary Elizabeth helped run their fruit/vegetable stand on Lebanon Road by 1877. (Mary would outlive her husband 25 years and die during the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918/19.)

6 children:  Mary Lucinda  |  William Clinton | James Thomas |  Robert Henry | John Abraham | Sarah Elizabeth

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Addison sold all his interest in the estates of his father and mother to his brother Dr. Edward East Buchanan for the considerable sum of $1,500 in 1860.

 

He moved to Franklin County, TN, then Cooke County, TX.

Addison's first wife, Sarah, and their only known child together died during childbirth in 1850. Addison's six children are with his second wife, Margaret, 

6 children: Luella | Roland | Ada  | James | Andy | Addison

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Martha Ann was the longest living child of James & Lucinda,, passing away at the age of 97.

She raised seven children from Isaac Bucey's first marriage - Julia, Ezekiah, Mary, Sarah, Nancy, Margaret, and W. 

They moved to Mississippi sometime between 1860 and 1870. Both are buried in Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi. 

 4 children: James Iverson  |  Addison |  Isaac  |  Lucy 

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7 children:  Leonidas  |  Emily  |  William  |  Thomas  |  Edward  |  Betty  |  Charles

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Edward graduated from the University of Nashville (doctor) in 1858 and served the Confederacy during the Civil War.

 12 children: Nancy | Lucinda | Ida  | James  | Addison ("Malkjah")  |  Robert  |  Sally  |  Harriett  |  Rebecca   |  Edgar

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8 children:  Almira  |  Archibald  |  Gabriel  |  Mary ("Molly")  |  James  |  Hattie  |  Henry  |  Walter

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This daughter died a young lady and never married. At the time of her death, yellow feather was raging through the community.

Her father had died just the year before, and her oldest brother, Archibald, would die the following year.

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8 children: James | Nancy | Robert | Ella | Phoebe | Charles | Samuel | Kate

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8 children:  George W  |  Olivia  |  Mary  |  Ann  |  Jerry  |  William  |  Zollicoffer  |  James

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Edmond served as Deputy Sheriff/Sheriff of Davidson County.

8 children:  William  |  Lucy   |  Frances  |  Annie  |  John  |  Mary |  Edmund  |  Malchiga Coffee 

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1 child: Elizabeth

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9 children:  James  |  Mary Elizabeth  |  Mary Lucinda  |  William  |  Lunette  |  John  |  Ida  |  Eva  |  Alvin

Moved to Arkansas and is buried there.

5 children: Thomas | William | James | Eula | Addison