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Biography: James H. McDonald born October 18, 1826

JAMES H. McDONALD

BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY

(1826-1884)

Lawrence County, Alabama

James H. McDonald was the son of the second Probate Judge of Lawrence County, Alabama Crockett McDonald. James was elected as the fifth Probate Judge in 1866 and served over fourteen years. “He was thoroughly acquainted with the duties of his office and performed them with great assiduity. He was supposed to be better acquainted with the minutiae of the statute laws of Alabama than any man in the northern section of Alabama, except Milton McLanaham, of Morgan, who was celebrated in that respect.”


Judge McDonald was born October 18, 1826. He first married Mary Ann Gallaway  daughter of Wiley Gallaway. They had two daughters and one son before she died in 1874.

The son, Percy McDonald died young.

He then married Mrs. Lou E. Duke of Memphis, Tennessee at the residence of Barney Armstrong in south Memphis, August 30, 1876.

James H. McDonald passed away April 17, 1884, and is buried in the McDonald cemetery in Lawrence County, Alabama.

 

SOURCES

  1. Saunders, Edmund, RECOLLECTIONS OF NORTHERN ALABAMA, p. 68
  2. MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL – JULY-SEPTEMBER 1876
  3. Find A Grave.com # 42627103 # 42627135 # 42627228


This biography is included in the E-Book First Families of Lawrence County, Alabama Volume I 

 

FIRST FAMILIES OF LAWRENCE COUNTY, ALABAMA VOLUME I


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