Category Archives: Koochiching County

A Family’s Sad Times!

Keith’s mother Grace was laid to rest with her baby daughter, Grace Elizabeth in the St. Thomas Cemetery December 26, 1911.     The photo of Grace was damaged and almost burned in a fire.  I do not have a creation date.  It was … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Tragedy!

It was close to the Christmas of 1911 and Grace was pregnant with her 8th child.  Something went wrong.  She had the baby prematurely.  The baby Grace Elizabeth died on December 22, 1911. Grace died the following day on December 23, 1911.   The … Continue reading

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Brother Gordy!

Grace and Ronald welcomed their first son Gordon who was born on the 3rd of May, 1904 in Grand Rapids, Itasca Co., Minnesota.  He followed Vivian.     His full formal name is:  Ronald Gordon George McDonald I always knew him as Uncle Gordy! … Continue reading

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“A Collection of Junk!”

Keith’s sister Eddie had a scrapbook which she titled:  “A Collection of Junk!” In that scrapbook were many things that young girls collect and treasure.  It does say in the front that the “book belongs to Jean,” and in the back it says:  … Continue reading

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