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Rachel Stockley Donelson
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Birth: 1715
Accomack County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1794
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Wife of Colonel John Donelson co-founder of Nashville.Mother of Rachel Jackson.

My Fifth Great Grandmother.

Headstone
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ RACHEL STOCKLEY DONELSON WHO LIES HERE/ BORN IN VA 1715 DIED 1794/ AND HER HUSBAND COL. JOHN DONELSON BORN IN VA 1718/ KILLED BY INDIANS IN KENTUCKY 1785/ ERECTED BY THEIR DESCENDANTS AND/ RACHEL STOCKLEY DONELSON CHAPTER D.A.R./ HER CHILDREN RISE UP AND CALL HER BLESSED/ APRIL 24 1933

[MONUMENT ORIGINALLY ERECTED IN 1933 IN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CEMETERY ON GALLATIN ROAD ACROSS FROM DONELSON HOME "EDENWOLD" (NEAR PRESENT CORNER OF GALLATIN ROAD AND TWO MILE PARKWAY) MOVED IN 1948 TO HERMITAGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BY THE RACHEL STOCKLEY DONELSON CHAPTER DAR, ORIGINAL CEMETERY NO LONGER EXISTS]



The dates listed here are from the DAR and
The Hermitage. I will not charge dates. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Donelson (1718 - 1785)
 
 Children:
  Catherine Donelson Hutchings (1750 - 1835)*
  Alexander Donelson (1751 - 1834)*
  Stockley Donelson (1752 - 1805)*
  John Donelson (1755 - 1830)*
  Jane Donelson Hays (1766 - 1834)*
  Rachel Donelson Jackson (1767 - 1828)*
  Samuel Donelson (1770 - 1804)*
  Severn Donelson (1773 - 1818)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hermitage Churchyard Cemetery
Hermitage
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Theresa/Thunderbird584
Originally Created by: grave hunter
Record added: Jul 26, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6639117
Rachel <i>Stockley</i> Donelson
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Rachel <i>Stockley</i> Donelson
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Rachel <i>Stockley</i> Donelson
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- Hamilton Smith
 Added: Jan. 4, 2017
Blessings, fifth great grandmother.
- Jean M. W.
 Added: Jun. 10, 2016

- Steven Dunn
 Added: Aug. 18, 2015
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