Category Archives: Gilbert and Mary McDonald Louiseau

Alexander Thomas McDonald passes in 1955

I never met my great Uncle Alex.  He died with I was 7 years old and we did live quite a distance from each other. Photo:  The following photograph is of Alexander visiting with his nephews, Keith is on the … Continue reading

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Sarah M. (Burns) McDonald passes!

Jack had died in December of 1949 and Sarah, his wife, followed just shy of two years.  They are both buried in the St. Thomas Cemetery in International Falls.  This cemetery is part of the Forest Lawn Cemetery and there … Continue reading

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Jack McDonald succumbs – 1949

Here is another photograph like the ones I featured in the last post.  This time Jack has a straw hat on and he is standing in between his two siblings. LtoR: Vivian, Nellie, Jack, R.S., Miriam.  If you study the … Continue reading

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Jack McDonald becomes Mayor!

I visited with my cousin Mary in 2000 and 2001 and she shared several stories of her father.  She told me that he was Mayor of International Falls for a period of approximately 2 years (1922-1924).   He was talked into it by … Continue reading

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Archie & Mary’s Children: John Archibald McDonald

Keith’s Uncle John Archibald McDonell was born 3rd of June 1869 in Chichester and baptized on 14 June 1869 at the St. Alphonsus Church in Chapeau.  Source:  Baptism, Marriage and Burial Index, St. Alphonsus Church, 1846-1920 FHL# B11, #1029797.  Also on Ancestry.com … Continue reading

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