I've been researching my family for 19 years. The Donnell's I'm looking for lived/live in Obion County,TN and the surrounding area. The earliest Donnell I've been able to find is James W. Donnell. He was born 3-29-1839 in TN. He married Mary Jane Easterwood on 3-3-1863 in Obion Co.,TN. Mary was born 3-30-1845 in Gibson Co.,TN. They had 8 kids:John W. born abt.Jan.1864 in TN,William Samuel born 6-12-1865 in TN,Susan Alice born abt.1870 in TN,Mary Elizabeth Jenettie "Nettie" born 3-30-1873 in TN,R.C (male) born 6-8-1877 in Obion Co.,TN,Lilla "Lilly" born 9-5-1880 in TN, and Frances (male) born abt.Oct.1882 in TN.James W. died on Nov.11,1920 in Obion Co.,TN. If any one has any info on James' parents,siblings,etc. please contact me at email@example.com.