Category Archives: Genealogy Research Trips

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

Posted in Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Allumette Island, ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Chapeau, Chichester, International Falls, JOHN & SARA MCDONELL - Archie's Family, John McDonald and Julia Lacour/Record, Minnesota, Mr. Duncan Darby MacDonald Books and Charts, Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth), Ontario, Pembroke, Pontiac County, Quebec, Quebec Genealogical research tips, Roy Macdonell, the mystery on Archie's side, St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012, Washington State | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heading to Rockwell Air Depot in Coronado, San Diego, California for more Schooling, April 1938 to August 1938

Apparently Keith was sent to San Diego to take courses at the Rockwell Air Depot from April through July of 1938.  He was still with the 91st Squadron but I guess they sent him for more schooling. He received a Certificate … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, 2007, 91st Observation Squadron Gray Field Fort Lewis WA, California, Keith B. MacDonald, Rockwell Air Depot San Diego, San Diego, Trips to Minnesota 2000 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Crew Chief, Chanute Field Air Corps: 1935 to 1936

It was always a puzzle why Keith never learned to fly an airplane. However, he could taxi an aircraft which was part of his job as a Crew Chief as long as he was rated for it.  As Crew Chief, … Continue reading

Posted in Air Corps Technical School Rantoul Illinois, Chanute Air Force Base Museum, Illinois, Keith B. MacDonald, Rantoul, Trip to Chanute Field Rantoul Illinois 2006 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Summer and Fall of 1929 – McGoldrick Lumber Company and the Great Northern Railroad

Apparently, graduating from high school did not slow Keith down.  He took a job even before he graduated and he also went to night school. About May of 1929, he was working as a mill hand with the McGoldrick Lumber … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogical Research Trip Spokane & Yakima 2002, Keith B. MacDonald, Spokane County, Spokane the city | Tagged , , | Leave a comment