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George Donner, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1836
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1874
California, USA

A California Pioneer and a Donner Party survivor. The eldest son of Jacob Donner and Elizabeth Blue Hook. In April 1846, his father, Uncle George and James F. Reed set out for California with their families. This is what was to become the Donner Party. The wagon train was trapped by snow in the Sierra Nevada near what is now Donner Lake. Of the nine members of Donner family, only three children survived the winter. George, his sister Mary and their half-brother Solomon Hook. On 8 June 1862 George Donner Jr. married Margaret Watson in San Jose, California. They had eight children. Lying next to George is his son Albert. George's sister Mary Donner Houghton is also interred near by. (bio by: Joel Farringer)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Donner (____ - 1847)
  Elizabeth Hook Blue Donner (____ - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret J. Watson Donner (1845 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Donner (1865 - 1869)*
  Frank R. Donner (1873 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Donner (____ - 1847)*
  Isaac Donner (____ - 1847)*
  George Donner (1836 - 1874)
  Mary Martha Donner Houghton (1839 - 1860)*
  Lewis Donner (1843 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Memorial Park
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Aug 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9357873
George Donner, Jr
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
George Donner, Jr
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
George Donner, Jr
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
 
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