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Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

James "Jim" Lewis McDonald** b 11 Aug 1821 Macon CO, NC d 26 Nov 1916 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - farmer
military service - Capt Thomas M. Angel's Company, 3rd Regiment, NC Militia, Cherokee Indian Removal (1838)
Cherokee Indian claim application file
deposition, 15 July 1908 regarding Cherokee Indian claim
The James and Jemima McDonald Story
photo of James Lewis McDonald's tombstone
son of Anguish McDonald* & Sarah Blythe* formerly of Macon CO, NC and later of Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

m 9 Apr 1840 Macon CO, NC, by J. H. McLoud, TO

Jemima "Mima" Lavina Deaton** b17 Dec 1822 Yancy CO, NC d 13 Sep 1903 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
photo of James Lewis & Jemima Lavina (Deaton) McDonald
photo of Jemima Lavina (Deaton) McDonald's tombstone
dau of John N. Deaton* & Sarah "Sally" McKinney* formerly of Cherokee CO, NC & later Union CO, GA

issue:
1(F) Sarah Melissa McDonald b 26 May 1841 Cherokee CO, NC d 22 Jun 1914 buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (1) 28 Jan 1872 Cherokee CO, NC TO
James William Dockery b 12 Nov 1800 Burke CO, NC d 6 Sep 1874 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC (father of William Riley Dockery listed below)
m (2) 9 Sep 1877 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Benjamin "Ben" W. Killian b ca 1816 Burke CO, NC d ca 1880 - 1900

2(F) Elizabeth Lourena "Lou" McDonald b 1 May 1843 Cherokee CO, NC d 1 Aug 1927 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 22 Oct 1860 Cherokee CO, NC by Harmon Lovingood, JP, TO
James "Jim" Mitchell Davis b 26 Apr 1841 Haywood CO, NC d 12 Apr 1923 Cherokee CO, NC [per tombstone] buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC (bro of George Washington Davis below)

3(M) William Marion McDonald b 6 Oct 1845 Cherokee CO, NC d Oct 1863 Civil War
military service - 1st TN National Guard, Bryson's Company, USA
m never

4(F) Martha Leoma McDonald b 7 Aug 1848 Cherokee CO, NC d 16 Jul 1936 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (1) TO
_____ Moore b d
m (2) 18 Dec 1870 Cherokee CO, NC TO
William Riley Dockery b 7 Aug 1834 Burke CO, NC d 16 Mar 1910 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC (son of James William Dockery above)

5(F) Mary Ann McDonald* b 25 Jul 1851 Cherokee CO, NC d 19 May 1933 Mt Vernon, Monroe CO, TN buried Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
photo of Rev. George Washington & Mary Ann (McDonald) Davis
m 30 May 1872 Cherokee CO, NC by Rev. H. Lovingood TO
George Washington "Wash" Davis* b ca 1854-55 Cherokee CO, NC d 12 May 1929 Mt Vernon, Monroe CO, TN buried Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN (bro to James M. Davis above)

6(F) Harriet Tabitha McDonald b 4 May 1855 Cherokee CO, NC d 1 Jun 1935 Cherokee CO, NC buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 26 Jan 1870 Cherokee CO, NC TO
John Edward Graves b 6 Feb 1841 Monroe CO, TN d 5 Nov 1927 Cherokee CO, NC buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

7(M) Jonathan "John" Kimsey McDonald b 26 Jun 1857 or 1858 Cherokee CO, NC d
m 26 Sep 1875 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Malinda Ian Sherrill b ca 1856 GA d

8(M) Alfred Cornelius McDonald b 1859 Cherokee CO, NC d after 1908?
m 4 Jan 1880 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Amanda "Mandy" Sherriff b 8 Mar 1862 NC d

9(M) Jephthah Joab "Jep" McDonald b 17 Sep 1862 Cherokee CO, NC d 10 Nov 1939 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC per dc, buried Littlejohn's Cemetery, Lenoir, Caldwell CO, NC
photo of Jep & Raney McDonald
m 8 Mar 1880 Cherokee CO, NC at Samuel Tallent's home TO
Sarah Lourena "Rainey" Roberts b 29 Jun 1861 Fannin CO, GA d 18 Feb 1939 Lenoir, Caldwell CO, NC, buried Littlejohn's Cemetery, Lenoir, Caldwell CO, NC

10(M) Newton "Newt" DeKalb McDonald b 29 Mar 1865 Morganton, Loudon CO, TN d 1943 Raven's Ford, Swain CO, NC buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
photo of Newt & Savannah McDonald
m 24 Dec 1884 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Savannah H. Moreland b 5 Feb 1869 GA d 5 Sep 1950 Atlanta, Fulton CO, GA [per dc] buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

Many thanks to cousins and researchers who helped gather data on a multitude of descendants from these families! They include first and foremost Page (Pearson) Wester, Bill Allen (deceased), Phyllis McDonald, Betty (McDonald) Wagner, and others listed on various McDonald links.

*great-great-great-great-grandparents &
**maternal great-great-great-grandparents of Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

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