Category Archives: Chichester

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

Posted in Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Allumette Island, Chichester, Genealogical Research Tips, Glengarry, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, Lochiel, Pontiac County, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Ronald & Janet McDonell, Scotland, Sheen Township and Sheenboro, St. Paul the Hermit RC Cemetery Sheen Pontiac Co. | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Some Sheenboro Families that migrated to Saskatchewan…

When I was traveling in the Upper Ottawa Valley on both the Ontario (Renfrew) and Quebec (Pontiac) sides in 2012,  a nice lady found and commented on this blog.  She was very enthusiastic and was involved with the Sheenboro history. … Continue reading

Posted in Allumette Island, Angus MacDonald & Ida Perrault, Chapeau, Chichester, Hugh Downey and Theresa McDonell, John McDonald and Julia Lacour/Record, Pontiac County, Saskatchewan, Sheen Township and Sheenboro, Sheenboro Migrations, Timmins - League to Preserve Timmins Heritage | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A 1848 Group Land Petition from Waltham, Sheen, Mansfield & Chichester

In 2012, when I traveled to Canada, I visited the Libraries and Archives in Ottawa for one day. Before I went, I of course studied the land petition indexes online at the Libraries and Archives website, and found a very … Continue reading

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Alexander Thomas McDonald passes in 1955

I never met my great Uncle Alex.  He died with I was 7 years old and we did live quite a distance from each other. Photo:  The following photograph is of Alexander visiting with his nephews, Keith is on the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander McDonald, Chichester, Forest Hill Cemetery International Falls MN, Genealogical Research Tips, Gilbert and Mary McDonald Louiseau, Gordon McDonald, International Falls, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Keith B. MacDonald, Koochiching County, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., Minnesota, Quebec, St. Thomas Cemetery International Falls MN | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment