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Donoho, Charles Dixon

Donoho, Charles Dixon

Male 1788 - 1828  (40 years)

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  • Name Donoho, Charles Dixon 
    Birth 1788 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 48372 
    Death 6 Oct 1828  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47454  Caswell County
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2023 

    Father Donoho, Major Thomas,   b. 1751, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Apr 1825, Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Saunders, Kesiah,   b. Abt 1755   d. Abt 1842 (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 3 Dec 1774  [1
    Reference Number 32139 
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 6 Oct 1828 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Newspapers
    Charles Dixon Donoho Death. The Raleigh Register (Raleigh, North Carolina), 7 October 1828
    Bartlett Yancey, Charles Dixon Donoho Resolution. The Journal (Salisbury, NC), 28 October 1828

  • Notes 
    • Charles Dixon Donoho (1788-1828)

      Charles Dixon Donoho Death

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      "Died at Milton, Caswell County on Monday week, Charles D. Donoho, Esq., of the same complaint we understand, which carried off our respected fellow citizen Bartlett Yancey. Mr. Donoho was a member elect of the House of Commons, in which capacity he has served for several years. He was a gentleman of fine talents, agreeable manners and a kind disposition and we know no young man whose death would produced a greater chasm among his friends and associates."

      The Raleigh Register (Raleigh, NC), 7 October 1828.

      North Carolina General Assembly, House of Commons, Thursday, Nov. 27: "James Rainey, the member elect from Caswell County vice C. D. Donoho, deceased, qualified and took his seat."

      The Raleigh Register (Raleigh, NC), 2 December 1828.

      Caswell County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, October Court 1828: Caswell County Will Book L, Page 319: Charles Dixon Donoho--Will--written 21 Sept. 1828. All personal estate to Mother Kizziah Donoho and all land during her life; nephew Thomas Donoho son of dec'd brother Archimedes Donoho all lands and tenements after death of Mother. If nephew Thomas has no children, land to go to nephew Richard Donoho son of Archimedes. Exec: friends James Ruffin and George Williamson. Wit: J. E. Lewis, John T. Garland, A. H. Henderson. George Williamson qualified. James H. Ruffin neither qualified nor renounced his rights.

      Source: Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1814-1843, Katharine Kerr Kendall (1983) at 92.

      See the other Charles Dixon Donoho in this database.

      Caswell County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
      April Court 1825
      Caswell County Will Book K, Page 58

      Major Thomas Donoho - Will - written Sept. 1823. Mansion House and land loaned to wife; Fanny Johnston (property already advanced to her); son Sanders and son Dixon equal interest inlands on Country Line below John Peterson's Still House Branch known as Mill tract, also grist mill and mansion tract after wife's death, also the Hubbard tract and saw mill. Son Archimedes tract of land on Milton road now in his cultivation, 400 acres, and part of tract adj John Peterson, 300 acres. Granddaughter Mildred Watlington. 5 children; 3 sons to provide daughter Elizabeth Watlington with suitable home for life. Exec: 3 sons, Sanders, Archimedes, and Dixon. Test: R. M. Saunders, William V. Parker. Exec of last will of Thomas Donoho Sen., Archimedes and Dixon Donoho, qualified.

      Source: Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1814-1843, Katharine Kerr Kendall (1983) at 73.

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Keziah Saunders Donoho Revolutionary War Pension Application (1839).