Archibald and Mary McDonald’s Children

This picture shows Keith’s grandparents and his aunt, uncles and father, Archibald and Mary McDonald’s family.  Starting on the left we have Nellie, Mary (seated), Jack, Archibald (seated), Ronald and Alex (seated).  Keith’s father is Ronald the one standing on … Continue reading

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Ronald and Grace’s Children

  Keith was the youngest son of Ronald and Grace McDonald.  There were eight children born to Ronald and Grace.  Keith was the 7th child.   The first child born did not survive and even the sex and name are unknown.  It … Continue reading

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Our Surname: MacDonald

The spelling of my surname “MacDonald” has created a bit of confusion over the years. My Dad, Keith, used the “Mac” spelling and wrote his last name as “MacDonald.” His father Ronald spelled it “McDonald” and left the “a” out.  … Continue reading

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