Tag Archives: Family trips

Genealogical Research in Koochiching Co.

Traveling to International Falls in 2000 and 2001 was to meet my cousin who was 87 years old.   I did spend a lot of wonderful hours with her and she told me great stories about the McDonald’s.  Now I was very … Continue reading

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International Falls and the Rainy River!

Learning about an ancestral location is fun.  So here is a little bit about one of the places in my families history. International Falls lies on the banks of the Rainy River.  My family settled there.  The Rainy River follows … 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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