Tag Archives: McDonell Surname

Nellie’s Charts – Her Mother Mary McDonell’s Family!

Ronald’s sister Nellie prepared the family genealogy in 1932 almost 20 years after the death of her parents Archibald and Mary McDonell.  Nellie (Ellen Elizabeth) had not been to Canada since 1901 when she immigrated with her parents and brother … Continue reading

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McDonell Family in 1881!

The year is 1881 and Archibald McDonell’s family is still prospering.  Archie, Mary, Angus, Ronald, John, Ellen and Alexander are all alive and living in the Chichester area.  Unfortunately, no baby George is mentioned in this census. Source:  1881 Canadian … Continue reading

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Archie & Mary’s children: Angus McDonell

Keith’s Uncle Angus appears in the baptismal records of the St. Alphonse Catholic Church.  Angus is under the name “Agnes,” as written by the parish priest.  Source:  St. Alphonse Church Records, Film#1029798.  These records are also at Ancestry.com under the … Continue reading

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Archie & Mary’s Children: John McDonald

After their marriage, Archibald and Mary McDonell proceeded to raise a family.  Their first child appears to be John McDonell born 10 December 1861 and baptized on 12 December 1861. Source:  Baptism, Marriage and Burial Index of the St. Alphonsus … Continue reading

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McDonell and McDonell Marriage!

Keith’s grandparents, Archibald McDonell and Mary McDonell probably met in the Chichester area of Quebec in Pontiac County.  This town is across the Ottawa River in Quebec and north of Allumette Island. On April 9, 1861 Mary and Archibald were married at the … Continue reading

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