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Alexander John MacDonell and Ellen McPherson lineage

Alexander JohnMacDonell settled in the Chichester and Allumette area of the Upper Ottawa River area.  His wife Ellen Mc/MacPherson is probably buried there but I have not found her gravesite. Chart 13, Sheet 5 of Duncan D. MacDonald’s Part IV book … Continue reading

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Ottawa Lumber Kings — Alexander & Janet (Young) McDonell

Years ago Elaine sent me a newspaper from Chapeau and in that newspaper was a very interesting article about early settlers in the Chapeau and Chichester area.  Elaine would be interested in the Jewell Family and me, well I was … Continue reading

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St-Alexandre Des Chenaux RC Cemetery…Clarendon Twp.

One of the notes on Duncan D. MacDonald’s charts about Alexander McDonell and Janet caught my eye before I headed out on my trip to Canada in September 2014.  He wrote that they were buried in Stark’s Corner.  It was … Continue reading

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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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