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Historical Markers in Donaldson, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Trigg County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Trigg County, KY (28) Caldwell County, KY (19) Calloway County, KY (22) Christian County, KY (30) Lyon County, KY (21) Marshall County, KY (14) Stewart County, TN (89)  TriggCounty(28) Trigg County (28)  CaldwellCounty(19) Caldwell County (19)  CallowayCounty(22) Calloway County (22)  ChristianCounty(30) Christian County (30)  LyonCounty(21) Lyon County (21)  MarshallCounty(14) Marshall County (14)  StewartCountyTennessee(89) Stewart County (89)
Cadiz is the county seat for Trigg County
Donaldson is in Trigg County
      Trigg County (28)  
ADJACENT TO TRIGG COUNTY
      Caldwell County (19)  
      Calloway County (22)  
      Christian County (30)  
      Lyon County (21)  
      Marshall County (14)  
      Stewart County, Tennessee (89)  
 
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1Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — 1892 — Donaldson
This community was first settled ca. 1798. Among the prominent Revolutionary War veterans who settled here were Joel Cohoon, James Thomas, Sr. and Nathan Futrell. These early pioneers cleared forests, planted crops and orchards, set up lumber and . . . Map (db m179507) HM
2Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — Donaldson Creek Baptist Church
Organized Apr. 10, 1814 as arm of Dry Creek Church with 27 charter members. Thomas Ross was first pastor. Became a separate body July 12, 1818. First deacons were John Allen and Nathan Futrell. First building was log structure here on land donated . . . Map (db m179511) HM
3Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — James Thomas, Jr.
Born Nov. 3, 1803, Bertie Co., N. C., son of James Sr., and Mary Thomas who came to Ky., in 1806. Married Margaret Ethridge of Davidson County, Tenn., Aug. 14, 1829. They were parents of six children: Edwin, Apr. 14, 1830; Carroll, Dec. 31, 1831; . . . Map (db m179514) HM
4Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — 1375 — James Thomas, Sr.
Served in Revolutionary War, 10th Regiment, Donoho's Company under General Nathaniel Greene. Born in Bertie County, N. C. in 1760. Married Mary Standley in 1790. He migrated to Donaldson Creek, 1806, and settled on 200-acre Kentucky land grant. . . . Map (db m179535) HM
5Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — 1890 — Lower Donaldson School
One-room log structure, known as Dixon School, built 350 yds. S. W. in 1881. After building burned, new school was constructed in 1913; approximately 50 students attended each year. Pupils often competed with other schools in athletic and scholastic . . . Map (db m179502) HM
6Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — Perry Thomas
Homesite of Perry Thomas, second son of James Thomas, Sr., born May 25, 1797, Bertie Co., NC. Came to Ky., 1806, married Elizabeth Bridges (1804-1891) Mar. 16, 1821. He was a farmer, assessor, census taker, church clerk, charter member of Linton . . . Map (db m179523) HM
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7Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — Peyton Thomas Cemetery
Established 1863 by Peyton Thomas, prominent farmer, justice of the peace, postmaster, church clerk, blacksmith and merchant; son of Cullen Thomas, grandson of James Thomas, Sr. Site is burial place for the Thomas, Sumner, Randolph, Skaggs, Carr, . . . Map (db m179529) HM
8Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — Thomas's Cabinet Shop / Thomas's Mill
Thomas's Cabinet Shop A cabinet shop, adjacent to mill house, was operated on this site beginning in 1919 by R. Peyton Thomas (1889-1961). Examples of his fine talent are in existence today, much of which compares favorably in quality and . . . Map (db m179520) HM
9Kentucky (Trigg County), Donaldson — 1832 — Upper Donaldson School
Organized 1813, this grade school operated for 135 years. First teacher was Ephriam Cowand, whose salary was 4 barrels of corn and $2.00 per pupil. School met first at Donaldson Creek Church 1˝ mi west: later used nearby log cabin, 1815-1910. . . . Map (db m179526) HM
 
 
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Sep. 28, 2022