Category Archives: Glengarry

Sources to use for Untangling McDonell, MacDonald, MacDonell & McDonald families….

Mr. Duncan Darby MacDonald of the MacDonald Research centre in Brockville was the author of many books on Glengarry, Stormont and other counties in the Eastern area of Ontario. Around 1999 and 2000, I emailed the MacDonald Research Centre about … Continue reading

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Revisiting: Ronald (Ranald) and Janet McDonell – The Lundie Family Connection!

Today, I am revisiting one of the children of Alexander John McDonell and Rachel McPherson.  This child is Ronald McDonell (Ranald) who married Janet McDonell. According to Neil McGillis who found this blog, Janet, is a member of the Lundie … Continue reading

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Jack and Sarah (Burns) McDonald Settle in Minnesota

Archie, Mary, Jack (John), Sarah and Nellie all settled in Bemidji, Beltrami Co., Minnesota first and lived there till about 1905.  This is one of my favorite photos of Jack.  I do not know where it is taken but I think … Continue reading

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Ottawa: Libraries and Archives Canada!

After arguing with myself over this, I took a stand and said “DO IT.”  Just go and visit and see what the Libraries and Archives Canada has for you. If you don’t you will regret it.  So I poured over the … Continue reading

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