Category Archives: 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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Eddie’s “Collection of Junk” – Brother Gordy early 1920’s!

Eddie’s Collection of Junk scrapbook had a few artifacts that featured her older brother Gordy.  He was formally named Ronald Gordon McDonald and get’s confused with his father Ronald Sandfield McDonald.  He was always “Uncle Gordy” to me. While Vivian … 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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Eddie’s “Collection of Junk!”

My Aunt Eddie, Keith’s sister, had a journal book filled with memorabilia that was titled: A Collection of Junk! In the post dated January 3, 2013, Ronald’s Story Continues! Revisiting Grand Prairie, Alberta and mention of Albany, Oregon, I shared … 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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