Hello, Margaret (Peggy) Whipps and William Donovan are my gg-grandparents.Their son, Nathanial (Nathan) is my g-grandfather.He married Nancy Jane Mott, b. abt. 1832.
Children of William and Margaret:
John A - b. abt. 1821, married Mary Rice.
Nathan - b. abt. 1823, married Nancy Jane Mott, b. abt. 1832.
William, b. abt 1828
Frances Marion b. abt. 1831
Thomas J - b. abt. 1832
Theodore - b abt. 1837 - m. Mary ??
Nathan & Nancy were married 10/4/1854. Their children:
Minerva - b. abt. 1855 - m. Robert Snow.
Charles - b. abt 1858 - d. 1939, buried in BeaverLick,KY Cemetery, m. Viola Shannon (my grandparents) Charles was allot older then Viola. He was in his 60's when my dad, Herbert, was born.
Sarah - b. abt 1859 m. Bill Snow
William - b. abt. 1860
Robert - b. abt. 1864
Louisa - b. abt. 1869
James - b. abt. 1873 (married/divorced, no children; he lived with my family, his hephew, Herbert Donovan, last 10-15 yr.s of his life, until he died Aug. 1967, in Covington, KY) He was known in the area for his fiddle playing.
Arther (Auther) b. abt. 1875 - moved to CA as young man, never heard from again.)NOTE: I think there were a couple more children.
Charles Donovan (b 1858) married Viola Shannon,(b. abt. 1892) daughter of John Shannon and Flora Vail, on Nov 6, 1912, in Boone, County, KY.Their children:
Margaret b. 1915 died as teen - referred to as 'afflicted'
Annabelle, b. 1915 d. July 2009, Borger, TX.m. Taylor Romans, from Patriot/Vevay, IN area. Had 2 daughters, Evelina and Mary Ann.
William b. 3/1/1918 d. 1999, buried Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor Mill, KYHe married Mary Beth Snow, grandaughter of Sarah Donovan & William Snow.They had children, Harold, Sue, Joyce, Linda, Geraldine (d. 2/2008)and Shirley.
Herbert b. 3/16/1921 - d. 2/26/1997 (also buried at Floral Hills cemetery in Taylor Mill, KY) married Viola Robinson, (b. 1/8/1929, married on Oct 18, 1947.
Carolyn Louise, b. 10/20/1949 m. Kenneth Points, sons, Ken Jr. b. 3/2/77 and Corey, b.9/26/80. Div'd. 1996. M. Joseph Wilcher (12/1/1948) on 12/1/2008. Ken Jr. married Crystal Lynn William Herzog 9/19/2009, Corey married Audra Kay Deck on 6/7/2008.I have no grandchildren yet!
Herbert G. b. 11/14/1951 M. Bev White, 1 daughter, Tracy, 3/28/71, she has one daughter, Taylor Pallas, 6/24/92. Div'd Bev, married Deborah Webb, 2 children, Jamie, 3/11/78, 2nd marriage 9/2009, and Herbert William, b. 2/25/85, not married/no children.
Timothy Raye, b. 8/17/53, m. Robin Fogle Butler, no children of his own, she has 2 daughters.
David Wayne, b. 5/6/55. M. Billie Jean Martin, children:Stacey, b Aug. 1978 (has 2 sons) and David W, b. Aug. 1979, not married/no children.
Barbara Jo, b.7/17/56 Not married/no children but 1 adopted daughter.
Charles Edward, b. 5/28/58, m. Maralena Dalton, 1 daughter Lisa, married Lance Davis, 9/2008, no children yet. Charlie also has daughter, Kelsey (b. 1992) and son, Cody (b. 1995 by Lisa Gross, of Hamilton, OH.
Leslie Keith, b. 1/2/1964 m. Debbie Otis 9/1997. Daughter, Alexa (b. 1/1998) and son, Alec (b. 10/1999)
Kevin b. 4/29/1969 never married but has 2 sons with Tammy Anglin, Jeremy b.8/1990 and Justin, b. 10/1992.
Patrick b. 9/29/1965 - no children.
Jeannette - stillborn 1971.
Charlie and Viola Shannon's other children born after Herbert were:
Lorie or Laurie who died of Rabbit fever when she was about 5.
James b. 1928 and Lula Mae b. 1930 both are living in Louisville, KY.Jimmy has no decendants.Lula Mae Vertrees has 3 children by 2 husbands.
I hope this fills in some blanks for you.Please let me know if you have other info at cl underscore points at yahoo.Take care and hope to hear from you soon.I live in Burlington, KY