Category Archives: West Seattle

Eddie’s Collection of Junk: Graduation from Sacred Heart Nursing School 1928

Eddie completed her classes and graduated from Sacred Heart Nursing School on the 15th of May, 1928. She had among her things in her Collection of Junk, a faded letter dated November 1, 1928 from the State of Washington Department … Continue reading

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Leola Vivian and Hilary McKanna begin Married Life!

The story is that Vivian met Hilary at Uncle Angus McDonald’s home in West Seattle.  Uncle Angus had spent time in Alaska although I have not been able to prove it. Angus McDonald was the older brother of R.S. and … Continue reading

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Angus’ wife – Louisa Jane Hanson

Louisa shares the tombstone with her husband Angus at Calvary Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. Certificate of Death Louisa Jane McDonald, 3268 38th Ave. SW, died April 7, 1939. She was white, widowed. Husband Angus McDonald. Date of birth Sept. 12, … Continue reading

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The Legend of Uncle Angus McDonald!

As a young girl I fancied that Angus was off in the woods somewhere. No one ever talked about him. Of course, my family never talked. My Aunt Miriam called us “dour” Scotsman. I know that Angus and his son George were … Continue reading

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