Category Archives: Nellie McDonald (Ellen Elizabeth)

Keith and Living in Cheney, Washington 1920 to 1925

Ronald brought the family to Cheney, Washington by 1919 or early 1920. The Normal School (Eastern Washington University) was there and it was a good place for the McDonald children to get further education. Keith’s siblings, Vivian, Gordon, Miriam, Eddie … Continue reading

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Alexander John MacDonell and Ellen McPherson lineage

Alexander JohnMacDonell settled in the Chichester and Allumette area of the Upper Ottawa River area.  His wife Ellen Mc/MacPherson is probably buried there but I have not found her gravesite. Chart 13, Sheet 5 of Duncan D. MacDonald’s Part IV book … Continue reading

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Sources to use for Untangling McDonell, MacDonald, MacDonell & McDonald families….

Mr. Duncan Darby MacDonald of the MacDonald Research centre in Brockville was the author of many books on Glengarry, Stormont and other counties in the Eastern area of Ontario. Around 1999 and 2000, I emailed the MacDonald Research Centre about … Continue reading

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Alexander John and Ellen McPherson McDonell a possible marriage!

There is a marriage of an Alexander McDonell to a Nellie McPherson in the records of the St. Andrews parish registers for a St. Raphael marriage?  These two people are my 2nd great grandfather provided I have the lineage correct. … Continue reading

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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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