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Robert Lee Donathan

Robert Lee Donathan

Male 1868 - 1941  (72 years)


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  • Name Robert Lee Donathan 
    Donathan, Robert Lee,1868-1941
    Donathan, Robert Lee,1868-1941
    brother to Mary Jane Frances Donathan Love
    Born 4 May 1868  , , Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Rich Valley, Smyth, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 US Census, Virginia, Smyth, Rich Valley. Charlotte Sharp Donathan and son Lee
    1880 US Census, Virginia, Smyth, Rich Valley. Charlotte Sharp Donathan and son Lee
    Charlotte age 50 son Lee age 8 living next door to James Love and her daughter Mary Jane Frances Donathan Love
    Died 2 Mar 1941  Welch, McDowell, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Certificate: Donathan. Robert Lee Donathan 1868-1941. Death Certificate from West Virginia
    Death Certificate: Donathan. Robert Lee Donathan 1868-1941. Death Certificate from West Virginia
    Age 72 years 
    Buried 5 Mar 1941  Iaeger, McDowell, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !RESIDENCES: Lee Donathan moved from Saltville, Virginia to Pocahantas,Tazewll,Virginia; married in 1889 in Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia
      !NAME: Marriage records indicate first name is Robert.
      !SOURCE: Records of Dora May Abbott Love.
    Person ID I3518  Our Family
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2013 

    Father Ancestors George B. Donathan,   b. Abt 1843, , Surry, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Charlotte Sharp,   b. 22 Jul 1830, , Patrick, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1902, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage License 22 Jul 1861  , Patrick, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    see image and refer to notes 
    • MARRIAGE LICENSE
      VIRGINIA--County of Patrick TO WHIT:
      To any Person Licensed to Celebrate Marriages:
      You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church, or religious denominaton, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, George Donathan and Charlotte Sharp
      Given under my hand, as Clerk of the County Court of said County, this 22nd day of July 1861 Henry Tuggle Clerk.

      CERTIFICATE TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE, to be annexed to the License, required by the Act passed 15 March 1861
      Time of Marriage, 23 July 1861
      Place of Marriage, Patrick County VA
      Full Names of Parties married, George Donathan & Charlotte Sharp
      Age of Husband, 71 years (NOTE: this is a transposition see 1860 census about about 17)
      Age of Wife, 28 years
      Condition of Husband, single
      Condition of Wife, Single
      Place of Husband's birth, Surry County NC
      Place of Wife's Birth, Patrick County VA
      Place of Husband's Residence, Patrick County VA
      Place of Wife's Residence, Patrick County VA
      Names of Husband's Parents, Larkin & Vina Donathan
      Names of Wife's Parents, Polly Sharpe
      Occupation of Husband, farming
      Given under my hand this 22 day of July 1861 Henry Tuggle Clerk
      MINISTER'S RETURN OF MARRIAGE signed by James ???

    Marriage License: Donathan, George B and Charlotte Sharp
    Court record of Patrick County, Virginia
    Marriage License,1861
    Married 23 Jul 1861  , Patrick, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet

    Family Minnie A. Hollen,   b. May 1870, , , Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Jul 1889  Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Floyd Donathan,   b. Abt 1890, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hattie Donathan,   b. Abt 1892, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Bertha Donathan,   b. Abt 1894, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Walter Franklin Donathan,   b. 4 Apr 1895, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1952, Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Laura Donathan,   b. Abt 1897, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Grace Donathan,   b. Abt 1898, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Charles H. Donathan,   b. 18 Jan 1901, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1952, , Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     8. Pauline Donathan,   b. Abt 1904, Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 May 2008 
    Family ID F1426  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Rich Valley, Smyth, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jul 1889 - Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Donathan, Robert Lee Donathan, young man about 1875
    Donathan, Robert Lee Donathan, young man about 1875
    Brother to Mary Jane Francis Sharp Donathan Love Rosenberger
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] FamlySearch Labs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970 (Reliability: 3).
      Collection : West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970
      Name : Lee Donathan
      Death date : 02 Mar 1941
      Death place : McDowell, West Virginia
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      Marital status : Married
      Spouse name : Minnie Donathan
      Father name : Not Known
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      Mother name : Not Known
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      Film number : 1983559
      Digital GS number : 4259836
      Image number : 849
      Reference number : 3826
      Source : Statewide

    2. [S75] Marriage records at home, Photocopy in the Love Family Book (Reliability: 3), 03 May 2008.
      See notes

    3. [S75] Marriage records at home, Copy of Patrick County Marriage License for George Donathan and Charlotte Sharp (Reliability: 3).
      see notes on events
      George B. Donathan and Charlotte Sharp, Copy in possession of Loretta Love Grover, 6365 North Highland Drive, Morgan, Utah 84050