Willis McDonald (1760 - 1840)
10 Jan 1760
Raleigh, North Carolina
7 Mar 1840
Lorman, Jefferson County, Mississippi
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Willis McDonald was born January 10, 1760, near Raleigh, North Carolina. During the Revolution, he lived in Jefferson County, South Carolina. He moved to Georgia before moving to Mississippi.
Willis and his family lived in Burke County, Georgia and were members of McBean Baptist Church until 1799, when he got the idea to further explore the unknown.
~from Our McDonald Family, by Willie McDonald Arnesen
Thomas Owen McDonald born at Camden Dist, South Carolina on May 27, 1784 (m 2nd Mary Henderson)
 Sarah, born in Columbia, South Carolina on September 13, 1786 (m Asa Watkins)
Nancy, born in Chesterfield Cheraw Dist, South Carolina on April 10, 1788 (m Daniel Frisby)
Harriet, born in Augusta, Georgia on August 29, 1798 (m William Henson)
Wiley S. McDonald born at China Grove Plantation, Mississippi on September 20, 1804 (m 2nd Georgia Coleman)
Willis McDonald died in Lorman (Jefferson County), Mississippi on March 7, 1840. He's
buried in Jefferson County, Mississippi, in China Grove Cemetery.
Brick Wall: Need information on his mother.
↑ posted to Genforum by Cecilia Gossman ↑ Thomas Owen McDonald listed as son of Willis by Sons of the American Revolution (search SAR database, Ancestor #P-246119):
Private Willis McDonald, SC service:
South Carolina Army private, served in militia in Brigade commanded by General Francis marion, 1780-1783.
born 10 Jun 1760
died 7 Mar 1840
Spouse: Dorsia Owens (Dortia Owen)
Buried: McDonald family (China Grove) Cemetery, Jefferson county, MS
DAR Records for Private Willis McDonald, Patriot Ancestor # A076388 and his father, Major Adam McDonald, Patriot Ancestor # A076274
Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( http://www.dar.org/ : accessed July 6, 2015), "Record of Private Willis McDonald", Ancestor # A076388.
Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( http://www.dar.org/ : accessed May 4, 2015), "Record of Major Adam McDonald", Ancestor # A076274.
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