Category Archives: Chichester

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

Alex McDonald – 58 years in Minnesota!

Alexander Thomas McDonald spent 58 years of  his life living in Minnesota. He came down before his parents, Archie and Mary,  in 1897 and  lived in Duluth, Minnesota for a while.  I found an Alex McDonald in the city directories … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander McDonald, ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, CANADA, Cheney, Chichester, GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD, International Falls, Itasca County, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Koochiching County, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., McKanna Surname, Minnesota, Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth), Quebec, Spokane County, Vivian McDonald McKanna, Washington State | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment