Tag Archives: Scotland

Ottawa Lumber Kings — Alexander & Janet (Young) McDonell

Years ago Elaine sent me a newspaper from Chapeau and in that newspaper was a very interesting article about early settlers in the Chapeau and Chichester area.  Elaine would be interested in the Jewell Family and me, well I was … Continue reading

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John Mor MacDonell husband to Flora McLellan…

In past post I have shared about Ronald and his wife Janet’s story.  She is the daughter of John Mor MacDonell and Flora McLlellan and he is the son of Alexander John MacDonell and Ellen McPherson. This makes Ronald (Ranald) … Continue reading

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New York Wanderings: Fort Johnston and the Mohawk Valley

Driving along I-87 through the Adirondacks you come upon names of towns like Elizabethtown, Saranac and the lake, North Hudson, Schroon Falls, and Warrensburg and Lake George. I saw a sign for Lake Placid and Lake Luzerne. My goal was Johnstown … Continue reading

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Our MacDonald Family Tartan

  When you learn you are of Scottish origins you of course want to know what your tartan’s look like?  Do I know what our tartan’s are like?  Not really. I have consulted books on tartans and studied the patterns … Continue reading

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