Friday, January 10, 2014

Alexander McDonald or MacDonald Family in Elgin County Ontario Canada

Depending on the document the family surname has been shown spelled as both McDonald and MacDonald.



Generation 1:

Alexander McDonald/MacDonald Sr., was born on the 8th of August 1844 in Glengarry Ontario Canada and died on the 13th of April 1908 in Eagle, Elgin County Ontario Canada. He married Catherine Carter who was born on the 26th of March 1853 in Ontario. Catherine died the 2nd of April 1930 in St Thomas.

In 1891 they resided in Lambton County East Ontario

In 1901 they resided in Bothwell Ontario.

Alexander and Catherine had the following known children:

1.   Lewis Harvey McDonald who was born on the 25th of June 1888 in Tupperville, Chatham Township, Kent County Ontario. He married Jennie Isabell Meteer who was born the 13th of April 1889 in Elgin County.

2.    Catherine McDonald born about 1871 in Ontario.

3.       Florence McDonald born in Ontario about 1874.

4.       John McDonald born in 1877 in Ontario.


Generation 2:

Lewis Harvey McDonald who was born on the 25th of June 1888 in Tupperville, Chatham Township, Kent County Ontario. He married Jennie Isabell Meteer who was born the 13th of April 1889 in Elgin County.
Lewis Harvey and Jennie Isabell had the following Known children:

1.       Alexander Lewis McDonald Jr, was born the 24th of November 1909 in Saginaw Michigan USA and died on the 27th of April 1993 in St Thomas. He married Julia Marguerite Giles the daughter of Robert John Giles and Annabelle Emma Richmond in 1937. Various accounts report the date as either February 2nd or September 9th. Julia was born on the 14th of April 1907 in Ekfrid Middlesex County Ontario and died in St Thomas on the 25th of May 1995. They had no children. Both are buried in St Thomas Ontario in Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery near Julia's sister and husband, Charles and Pearl (Giles) Ryckman.

2.       Florence McDonald born Ontario married an unknown Balsdon.

3.       Jean McDonald born Ontario married an unknown Younge.

4.       Ellen McDonald born Ontario.

5.       Marie McDonald born Ontario.

6.       Charles Anthony McDonald born Ontario.

 Alexander McDonald Sr. Obituary
 Alexander McDonald Jr.
 Hotel Eagle, Eagle Ontario
 Julia (Giles) McDonald photograph and obituary
 

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