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  • ID: I352
  • Name: Daniel DONOVAN
  • Surname: Donovan
  • Given Name: Daniel
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1718
  • _UID: 881411E20F6BEB49A7B7AF0DEF087217D783
  • Note:
    From: Bernice Matthews of Maywood, CA Mar 1997

    Lois Gutmann says they were married 7/27/1748.

    Well before 1776 Harford was part of Baltimore Co., so point folks looking before 1776 at Baltimore..(It included St. George's Parish and part of St. John's Parish I guess. Thus some of the Baltimore Co stuff covers early Harford.
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    From: Jean T. Gillett Aug 1998

    Descendants of Daniel DONOVAN Sr.

    Daniel DONOVAN Sr. was born about 1718 in MD ?.

    1. Age 58 on 1776 census of Harford Co., MD, Susquehannah Hundred. He appeared on a tax list in 1763 in St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore Co., MD. He appeared on a tax list in 1774 in Harford Co., MD. Listed in Susquehanna Hundred with taxables Jacob and Thomas Donawin. He purchased land from Thomas White for 120 on 25 Apr1774 in Harford Co., MD.

    2. 200 acres lying between Mill Run, a branch of Bush River, and Swan Creek. Part of PARADICE, ONREAL, AND ROYAL EXCHANGE RESURVEYED. Adj. land leased by and recently conveyed to William Arnold. He appeared on the census in 1776 in Susquehannah Hundred, Harford Co., MD. Daniel, age 58, Hanah [Johanna], age 43, Daniel [Jr.], age 25, Jacob,age 21, Thomas, age 21, John, age 16, Elisabeth, age 14, Joseph, age 9, Martha, age 7, and Ephram, age 5. He appeared on a tax list in 1778 in Susquehannah Hundred, Harford Co., MD. He was a shoemaker, per Orphan's Court proceedings in 1779 in Harford Co., MD. He executed a lease from Robert Y. Stokes in 1782 in Harford Co., MD.

    3. He appeared on a tax list in 1783 in Susquehannah Hundred, Harford Co., MD. As Daniel Donovan, Sr. he was taxed for 70 ac., part of MONTREAL, quality of land - sorry. Personal property was 4 horses and 4 beef cattle. Total value 112, tax 1.8.0. Household of 4 white inhabitants, no slaves. He conveyed land to Gabriel Mitchell in 1790 in Harford Co., MD.

    4. [Index to land records,Harford Co. courthouse.] He appeared on the census in 1790 in Harford Co., MD. There are three entries for Daniel/Dan Donovan -- p. 77 Daniel, one with 1 M under 16, 2 males 16+, 3 females, the other with 2 M under 16, no M 16+, 2 females; p. 80 Dan, 1 M under 16, 3 M 16+, 1 female. He conveyed land to Jacob Smith in 1792 in Harford Co., MD.

    5. He appeared on a tax list in 1793 in Mason Co., KY. with 2 horses, 10 cattle, no land. He held an "ordinary" license. He appeared on a tax list in 1794 in Mason Co., KY. with two white males 21+, 4 horses, 3 cattle and no land. He appeared on a tax list on 10 Jun 1795 in Mason Co., KY. in Dist. 3, 1 WM 21+, 1 horse, 1 cattle, no land. He appeared on a tax list on 22 Apr 1796 in Mason Co., KY. with 1 WM 21+, 1 horse, 4 cattle, no land. He appeared on a tax list in 1797 in Mason Co., KY. He purchased land from son Philip Donovan on 10 Sep 1800 in Mason Co., KY.

    6. 100 ac. on Stone Lick [Craig], recorded 23 Feb 1801. He appeared on a tax list on 4 Apr 1801 in Mason Co., KY. exempt from tithe [because of age?], with 2 horses, 100 ac. land, Stone Lick.. He died after 1808 in Bracken Co., KY. He appears on the 1801 tax list for Mason Co., KY, so was still living at that date. No will or estate administration has been located for him in either Mason or Bracken Co., KY. Daniel is probably a son of Timothy Donovan / Donawin /Dunnawin or Thomas Donovan, but no documentation has been discovered as yet. Birth of Daniel does not appear in church registers available so far. There is a gap in the records for Timothy between birth of Thomas in1706 and Thomas' being a witness on Joseph Pritchat / Pritchett /Pritchard in 1733, no county listed -- Bk. 20, p. 909. Timothy could have been a son of the Daniel Donevane, transported in 1678, granted land --Bk. 15, p. 549., or the John Donevan transported the same year. More research needed on tax lists and deeds. He was married to Johanna"Hannah" ARNOLD (daughter of William ARNOLD and Elizabeth GILBERT) on 27 Jul 1748 in St. George's Par., Baltimore Co., MD.

    7. Johanna "Hannah"ARNOLD was born on 22 Dec 1732 in St. George's Par., Baltimore Co., MD.Daniel DONOVAN Sr. and Johanna "Hannah" ARNOLD had the following children:
    i. Philip DONOVAN.
    ii. Daniel DONOVAN Jr..
    iii. William DONOVAN.
    iv. Jacob DONOVAN.
    v. Thomas DONOVAN.
    vi. Margaret DONOVAN was born on 25 Mar 1758 in St. George's Par.,Baltimore Co., MD.
    vii. John DONOVAN.
    viii. Elizabeth DONOVAN was born in 1762 in St. George's Par., BaltimoreCo., MD.
    ix. Joseph DONOVAN.
    x. Martha DONOVAN was born in 1769 in St. George's Par., BaltimoreCo., MD.
    xi. Ephram DONOVAN.
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    From:http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/v/o/n/Stephen-R-Von-hitritz-VA/GENE945-0026.html

    Daniel Donovan, born about 1718 in Harford Co., Maryland; died Aft.1801 in Mason Co., Kentucky. He was the son of Timothy Donawin and Mary ???. He married Johanna Arnold July 27, 1748 in Harford Co., Maryland.

    Johanna Arnold, born December 22, 1732 in Harford Co.,Maryland; died Aft. 1771. She was the daughter of William Arnold and Elizabeth Gilbert.

    Children of Daniel Donovan and Johanna Arnold are:

    i.
    Philip Donovan, born July 07, 1749 in St. George'sParish, Baltimore Co., Maryland;
    died Abt. 1820 in Fleming Co., Kentucky; married Hannah Gilbert Abt. 1776 in
    Baltimore Co., Maryland.

    ii.
    Daniel Donovan, born September 19, 1751 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co.,
    Maryland; died March 12, 1812 in Bracken Co., Kentucky.

    iii.
    William Donovan, born September 30, 1754 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co.,
    Maryland; died Abt. 1823 in Mason Co., Kentucky; married Rachel ??? Bef. 1775 in
    Maryland.

    iv.
    Jacob Donovan, born October 25, 1756 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co., Maryland;
    died Bef. 1827 in Bracken Co., Kentucky; married Susannah Gilbert August 27, 1777
    in Harford Co., Maryland; born February 16, 1759 in Baltimore, Maryland; died Bet.
    January 28, 1834 - September 25, 1840.

    Notes for Jacob Donovan: A twin to Thomas.

    Notes for Susannah Gilbert: Will Executed: January 28, 1834; Will Proved:September 25,
    1840.

    v.
    Thomas Donovan, born October 25, 1756 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co.,
    Maryland; married (1) Rachel Greenard May 28, 1781 in Harford Co., Maryland;
    married (2) Ann Cole August 04, 1787.

    Notes for Thomas Donovan: A twin to Jacob.

    vi.
    Margaret Donovan, born March 25, 1758 in Baltimore Co., Maryland.

    vii.
    John Donovan, born 1760 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co., Maryland; married
    Frances Gilbert November 06, 1780 in Harford Co.,Maryland; born November 10,
    1762 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    viii.
    Elizabeth Donovan, born 1762 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co., Maryland; died
    Bet. September 23 - December 31, 1796; married John Bitters September 22, 1796.

    ix.
    Martha Donovan, born February 25, 1766 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co.,
    Maryland; died August 20, 1855 in Fairview, Rush Co., Indiana; married Robert
    A. Groves Abt. 1796 in Pendleton Co., Kentucky; born 1764 in Connecticut; died
    August 25, 1855 in Fairview, Rush Co., Indiana.

    x.
    Joseph Donovan, born 1767 in Baltimore Co., Maryland; died 1830 in Lewis Co.,
    Kentucky; married Hannah Gash.

    More About Joseph Donovan: Will: March 15, 1830, Probated

    xi.
    Ephraim Donovan, born 1771 in St. George's Parish, Harford Co., Maryland; married
    Charlotta Taylor March 28, 1791 in St. George's Parish,Harford Co., Maryland.
  • Change Date: 8 Oct 2008 at 07:44:23



    Father: Timothy DONOVAN b: ABT 1683
    Mother: Mary b: ABT 1685

    Marriage 1 Johanna ARNOLD b: 22 Dec 1732 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    • Married: 27 Jul 1748 in St. George's Parish, Harford, MD
    • Note:
      From: Bernice Matthews, Maywood, CA, Mar 1997

      Marriage data according to Lois Gutmann
    Children
    1. Has Children Philip DONOVAN b: 7 Jul 1749
    2. Has Children Daniel DONOVAN b: 9 Sep 1751
    3. Has Children William DONOVAN b: 30 Sep 1754 in , Baltimore, MD
    4. Has No Children Jacob DONOVAN b: 25 Oct 1756 in , Baltimore, MD
    5. Has No Children Thomas DONOVAN b: 25 Oct 1756 in , Baltimore, MD
    6. Has No Children Margaret DONOVAN b: 25 Mar 1758 in , Baltimore, MD
    7. Has No Children John DONOVAN b: ABT 1760 in , Baltimore, MD
    8. Has No Children Elizabeth DONOVAN b: ABT 1762 in , Baltimore, MD
    9. Has Children Joseph DONOVAN b: ABT 1764 in , Baltimore, MD
    10. Has Children Martha DONOVAN b: 17 Mar 1766 in St. George's Parish, Baltimore, MD
    11. Has No Children Ephraim DONOVAN b: ABT 1771 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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