Category Archives: Roy Macdonell, the mystery on Archie’s side

Coming to a place to rest and reflect….

I started this blog back in January of 2010.  I have been publishing approximately weekly for a five full years of posts.  It has been quiet a challenge.  According to my stats I have 295 posts and 18 pages and … Continue reading

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Archie visits Glengarry County?

Aunt Miriam’s notes suggested that Archie went to Glengarry County to visit before he headed to Minnesota. (See the post before this.)  Unfortunately, it is not known where Keith’s grandfather was born or even if he was born in Glengarry County.  … Continue reading

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Glengarry in Ontario, Canada – Origins of Archibald McDonell?

Keith’s sister Miriam writes that Archibald went back to his birth location before he migrated to Minnesota from Canada in 1901.  This information has been shared before but it is worth repeating here: Unfortunately, Glengarry, Ontario changed in size over the … Continue reading

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A Mystery – Roy Macdonnell?

In the last post Nellie and Miriam’s Archibald McDonald chart was featured but it raised questions about the parentage of Archibald. There are several possibilities regarding Archie’s father and his mother! Who is this Roy? Who is Alex Ban Cameron’s daughter? … Continue reading

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