Category Archives: Minnesota

Jack McDonald succumbs – 1949

Here is another photograph like the ones I featured in the last post.  This time Jack has a straw hat on and he is standing in between his two siblings. LtoR: Vivian, Nellie, Jack, R.S., Miriam.  If you study the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander McDonald, ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Bemidji, CANADA, Chichester, Forest Hill Cemetery International Falls MN, Gilbert and Mary McDonald Louiseau, GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD, International Falls, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Koochiching County, Minnesota, Miriam McDonald, Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth), Quebec, Sarah Maria Burns McDonald, St. Thomas Cemetery International Falls MN, Vivian McDonald McKanna, Washington State | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Jack McDonald becomes Mayor!

I visited with my cousin Mary in 2000 and 2001 and she shared several stories of her father.  She told me that he was Mayor of International Falls for a period of approximately 2 years (1922-1924).   He was talked into it by … Continue reading

Posted in ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Cheney, Gilbert and Mary McDonald Louiseau, International Falls, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Koochiching County, Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth), Sarah Maria Burns McDonald, Washington State, Yakima | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Beltrami County, Bemidji, Glengarry, International Falls, Itasca County, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Minnesota, Sarah Maria Burns McDonald | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

John (Jack) Archibald McDonald & Sarah M. Burns

One of the goals I had on my trip to Ontario and Quebec, was to try to find any reference I could about the marriage of John (Jack) McDonald and Sarah Maria Burns.  Jack, as he was called, is a son of Archibald … Continue reading

Posted in ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives, CANADA, Chichester, International Falls, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Libraries and Archives Canada, Minnesota, Miriam's Notes, Pontiac Archives Shawville, Quebec, Sheen Township and Sheenboro, St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group Pembroke | Tagged , | 5 Comments