Category Archives: Rachel McDonell

The Alexander & Ellen Lineage vs. the Angus and Janet Lineage

When I started researching my father’s MacDonald surname, I had quite a bit of material to use to get started.  I had two family trees done by my Great Aunt Nellie, sister to my grandfather Ronald (R.S.).  The charts were … Continue reading

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Alexander John and Ellen McPherson McDonell a possible marriage!

There is a marriage of an Alexander McDonell to a Nellie McPherson in the records of the St. Andrews parish registers for a St. Raphael marriage?  These two people are my 2nd great grandfather provided I have the lineage correct. … Continue reading

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Alexander John McDonell & Ellen McPherson’s Family

Alexander John McDonell and Ellen McPherson are the great great grandparents of Keith.  They are his grandmother Mary’s father and mother. Alexander John has been discussed in past posts.  He appears in the 1861 Canadian Census for Pontiac County, Quebec with several … Continue reading

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McDonell and McDonell Marriage!

Keith’s grandparents, Archibald McDonell and Mary McDonell probably met in the Chichester area of Quebec in Pontiac County.  This town is across the Ottawa River in Quebec and north of Allumette Island. On April 9, 1861 Mary and Archibald were married at the … Continue reading

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