Category Archives: Finlay 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 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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Mary McDonell, Archie’s Future Bride – 1861!

Mary McDonell was living with her family in the township of Chichester in 1861 before her marriage to Archibald McDonell. I was curious when the 1861 Canadian Census was enumerated and this explanation was given by Ancestry.com: “In Canada East and … Continue reading

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