Category Archives: Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth)

Jean’s Birthday Celebration 1924

The gossip column in the local newspaper is so much fun to read.  Here we find a little excerpt about Jean’s birthday celebration in 1924.  Her actual birthday was June 30th. It reads:  “In honor of Jean McDonald’s birthday a … Continue reading

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McKanna and McDonald Wedding 1924

My father’s family didn’t have a lot of money, so this wedding of Vivian’s must have been a great affair for them.  I wish I could have been there but my father, Keith, was only 14 years old at the … Continue reading

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Local Cheney Maid Weds!

In 1924, my Aunt Vivian got married.  It apparently was a big event in the lives of the McDonald family. My Aunt Eddie celebrated her sister’s marriage with several items saved in her “Collection of Junk.”  Eddie had an article … Continue reading

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School Census for Cheney, Washington

I know that Vivian, Gordon, Miriam, Eddie and Jean all went to Cheney High School but not my father Keith, he went to Gonzaga which was a combination college and high school located in Spokane. HistoryLink.org has a short article … Continue reading

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