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James Hanover Donnan (1770)

James Hanover (Hanover) Donnan
Born in Virginiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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"James Hanover Donnan, a Methodist minister, was my great, great, grandfather. From Virginia, he married Maria Stoney of Hilton Head, SC. They established home in what was then the Laurens District of South Carolina. Maria Stoney was born 1784 and the daughter of John Stoney, (b. Ireland 1748; d. Hilton Head Island 1821). Their son, John Stoney Donnan (b. l805; d.l888) had eight children including six sons." Hugh Hawkins Donnan, [2]

He was a Methodist Minister. "Where are the Preachers stationed this year? Great Pee Dee and Georgetown, Hanover Donnan."[1]

Research Notes

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  1. Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the Years 1773-1881, p. 81, 1798 Minutes, Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences 1840.[1]

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