Category Archives: Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth)

May 1947: Nellie McDonald passes….

The year 1947 would be a tough year for Keith and his siblings.  He would lose his Aunt Nellie and his father Ronald within months of each other. Nellie was probably the only mother he knew, since his natural mother … Continue reading

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The rest of the McDonald’s in 1940…

Keith was not the only one of the McDonalds who migrated to Seattle.  His sister Eddie was living there and she had also married.  Remember Keith spelled our last name MacDonald. According to the 1940 census Eddie is living in Seattle, … Continue reading

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Seeing the Sights in Mexico: Tijuana1938

In July of 1938, Keith took a trip down to Tijuana, Mexico and attended a bull-fight. He purchased a Mexican hat and brought it home and it was his prized possession for many years.  Here are photos of his father and … Continue reading

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The year is 1930 in Spokane…

The photo above is wonderful, Miriam is wearing pants.  Why Vivian and Eddie are dressed so fancy I do not know.  Grandpa Ronald always dress carefully and well. The 1930 U.S. Federal Census shows that Keith was still at home … Continue reading

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