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Lucinda "Sandi" Deane Donovan
Birth: May 5, 1854
Death: Sep. 23, 1900

I know very little about my great-grandmother, Lucinda Deane Donovan. She died twenty-five years before my dad was born. Her son, Scott, my grandfather, died when my dad was a toddler. Scott's wife, my grandmother, never knew her husband's mother but did relate that Scott had loved his mother very much and that she was a good mother.

Lucinda was the sixth of ten children born to Jeremiah Deane and Lucretia Haney Deane. (Jeremiah was the second-born and eldest son of James Thornton Dean of Dean Mountain in Virginia. Dean Mountain later became part of the Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park.) Lucinda grew up in the Swift Run Gap area of Greene County, Virignia, close to Stanardsville. Lucinda married James Breeden while still a young teenager and had a daughter, Sarah.

Lucinda's second husband was my great-grandfather, William Donovan. William's first wife was Nancy Deane, Lucinda's oldest sister.

Lucinda had nine children with William. It is known that they lived for a while in Hardy County, West Virginia, and that they resided in Shenandoah County, Virginia, at the time of her death. She died at 46 years of age.

Daughter of
Jeremiah M. Deane, Sr., and
Lucretia "Creasey" A. Haney Deane

Married to
1. James Breeden
2. William M. Donovan

Children
1. Sarah
2. John William DONAVEN 1870-1945
2. Charles Franklin DONOVAN 1874-1961
2. Milton Thomas DONIVAN, b. 1878 - 1957
    (Name changed to Thomas Thompson)
2. Dorothy Ann (Bauserman) 1877-1940
2. Carrie R. (Miller)1881-1953
2. Lora E. (Day) 1885-1962
2. Scott Washington DONOVAN 1887-1930
2. Bessie L. DONOVAN (Wellen) 1891-1974
2. Jacob Samuel DONIVAN 1896-1964 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Monroe Deane (1819 - 1866)
  Lucretia A Haney Deane (1823 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  John William Donaven (1870 - 1946)*
  Charles Franklin Donovan (1874 - 1961)*
  Dorothy Ann Donovan Bauserman (1878 - 1940)*
  Carrie R Donivan Miller (1881 - 1953)*
  Thomas (Donivan) Thompson (1883 - 1957)*
  Lora E Donivan Day (1885 - 1962)*
  Scott Washington Donovan (1887 - 1930)*
  Bessie Lee Donovan (1891 - 1974)*
  Jacob Samuel Donivan (1896 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Agnes Deane Shiflett (1845 - ____)*
  Mathew Deane (1850 - ____)*
  Lucinda Deane Donovan (1854 - 1900)
  Jeremiah Monroe Deane (1856 - 1901)*
  Andrew Jackson Dean (1861 - 1933)*
  Loucetta S Deane Knight (1865 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave is not marked or marker is no longer there, and location in cemetery is unknown
 
Burial:
Columbia Furnace Union Church Cemetery
Columbia Furnace
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: FDP
Record added: May 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26726327
Lucinda Sandi <i>Deane</i> Donovan
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