Category Archives: Minnesota

Ronald’s story Continues! Revisiting Grand Prairie, Alberta and mention of Albany, Oregon

It is time to pick up my grandfather’s story and follow his migrations. The post dated October 5, 2010, “R.S. McDonald Leaves International Fall, left Ronald or R.S. on his way to Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The photograph above has … 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

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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

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Sarah M. (Burns) McDonald passes!

Jack had died in December of 1949 and Sarah, his wife, followed just shy of two years.  They are both buried in the St. Thomas Cemetery in International Falls.  This cemetery is part of the Forest Lawn Cemetery and there … Continue reading

Posted in Bemidji, Burns Surname - George & Katherine Burns, CANADA, Chapeau, Chichester, Forest Hill Cemetery International Falls MN, Genealogical Research Tips, Gilbert and Mary McDonald Louiseau, International Falls, John (Jack) A. McDonald, Koochiching County, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, Ontario, Pembroke, Quebec, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Sarah Maria Burns McDonald, St. Thomas Cemetery International Falls MN | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment