Jan. 10, 1892 Rockingham County North Carolina, USA
Sep. 13, 1981
He married Claudia Ethel Minter who was a daughter of Silas Minter and Lucinda Victoria Thomason. === They also had Clarence and Marvin Donavant, brothers of "Doc" Donavant. (Doc married Thelma McGuire). They also had a daughter, Ella Ward Donavant born in 1930. She married Andrew H. Wright. They live in Martinsville, Va.