Tag Archives: Family History

Vivian’s Baby Book!

The Baby Book that Grace authored covers a short period of time in the family life of Ronald and Grace.  It takes place in the 1900’s and covers the events revolving around the life of their first child Leola Vivian.   You might not think … Continue reading

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Grace Barclay McDonald

Keith’s mother Grace was busy raising a family while her husband Ronald (R.S.) was involved with the lumber business and politics in the town of International Falls.    This photo is of Grace as a young girl and it is this … Continue reading

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Keith’s Sister: A Tribute to Miriam

  In writing this MacDonell blog I will mention my Aunt Miriam frequently, especially regarding the McDonald’s and the Barclay’s.  She wrote and prepared about 6-9 pages of notes on the family that I have in my possession.  She wrote … Continue reading

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My dad, Keith Barclay John MacDonald, loved airplanes.  You could argue that it was the engines he loved for he learned to become a mechanic and work on all types of engines.  It was during his military career that he … Continue reading

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