Ontario Wanderings: The Glengarry area…Again…

The highway that follows the St. Lawrence in Glengarry is one of my favorite places.  I like the gentle drive along the waterfront with the St. Lawrence on one side and the houses either on the water or set back. There … Continue reading

Posted in Alexandria, Cornwall, Cornwall Public Library & Their Cornwall Room, Glengarry, La Généalogie et archives Saint-Laurent, Lochiel, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., St. Columba Presbyterian Church & Cemetery, Trip to Ontario & Canada 2014, United Counties of Stormont Dundas & Glengarry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Revisiting: Ronald (Ranald) and Janet McDonell – The Lundie Family Connection!

Today, I am revisiting one of the children of Alexander John McDonell and Rachel McPherson.  This child is Ronald McDonell (Ranald) who married Janet McDonell. According to Neil McGillis who found this blog, Janet, is a member of the Lundie … Continue reading

Posted in Chichester, Pontiac County, Genealogical Research Tips, Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Glengarry, Ronald & Janet McDonell, St. Paul the Hermit RC Cemetery Sheen Pontiac Co., Sheen Township and Sheenboro, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Allumette Island, Lochiel, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, Scotland | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Migrations of Downeys and MacDonalds…

Before I launch into sharing about my dad, Keith’s, growing up and learning the craft of airplane mechanic in the Army Air Corp, I want to go back in time and share additional information that has come to light about … Continue reading

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Hilary McKanna’s Family!

There is definitely connection between the Angus McDonald family, the McKanna family and the Penglase family. The story is that Vivian met Hilary at Uncle Angus McDonald’s home in West Seattle. Angus’s daughter Helena Mary McDonald married a Claude Penglase … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, Angus McDonald & Louisa Jane Hanson, British Columbia, California, Calvary Cemetery Yakima WA, Cheney, Douglas, Genealogical Research Trip Spokane & Yakima 2002, George Robert Penglase, GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD, Helena Mary McDonald & Claude Penglase, Hilary M. McKanna, McKanna Surname, Michael Bernard McKanna & Katherine Rooney, Miner's Cemetery, Penglase Surname, Spokane County, Vivian McDonald McKanna, Washington State, Willis Surname, Yakima | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments