The Descendants of Duncan MacDonald


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The Descendants of Duncan MacDonald

Generation No. 1

1. DUNCAN1 MACDONALD was born Abt. 1745 in Skye, and died in Skye.

More About DUNCAN MACDONALD: Details: Known as "Duncan the Merchant"

Child of DUNCAN MACDONALD is:

2. i. ANGUS2 MACDONALD, b. Abt. 1785, Skye; d. Bef. 1840, Skye.

Generation No. 2

2. ANGUS2 MACDONALD (DUNCAN1) was born Abt. 1785 in Skye, and died Bef. 1840 in Skye. He married ? MACLEOD.

More About ? MACLEOD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Immigration: 1840, A widow with 6 children, to PEI.

Children of ANGUS MACDONALD and ? MACLEOD are:

3. i. JOHN3 MACDONALD, b. 1815, Isle of Skye, Scotland (or 1810?); d. February 20, 1863, Hazelgrove, PEI.

ii. MARY MACDONALD, b. Skye; d. Bellevue, PEI; m. ? MACPHEE; d. Bellevue, PEI.

4. iii. MURDOCH MACDONALD.

iv. DUNCAN MACDONALD, d. (drowned).

v. ANGUS MACDONALD, b. 1818, Skye; d. February 11, 1895, (age 77).

vi. JESSIE MACDONALD.

Generation No. 3

3. JOHN3 MACDONALD (ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1815 in Isle of Skye, Scotland (or 1810?), and died February 20, 1863 in Hazelgrove, PEI. He married CHRISTINE NICHOLSON. She was born 1810 in Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died February 23, 1887 in Hazelgrove, PEI.

More About JOHN MACDONALD:

Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Immigration: 1840, Settled in Hazelgrove, PEI (May have sailed in the ship "Rather" (229 pass) (Sept 8) or the Ship "Nith" (315 pass)(Sept 14) Source: Hugh and Preston MacDonald(2003) and David Stewart provided information about this family.

More About CHRISTINE NICHOLSON: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Details: She used to walk from her home in Hazelgrove, near Caledonia PEI to visit her family in Kilmuir in one day.

Children of JOHN MACDONALD and CHRISTINE NICHOLSON are:

5. i. MARY4 MACDONALD, b. 1838, Isle of Skye, Scotland; d. February 28, 1917, Kilmuir, PEI.

ii. CHRISTIE MACDONALD, b. 1832; d. 1857.

iii. ANGUS MACDONALD, b. 1835, Skye; d. Skye, In infancy.

6. iv. JESSIE MACDONALD, b. 1840; d. 1927, Glen William, PEI.

7. v. ANGUS MACDONALD, b. 1843, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. 1929, Iris, PEI.

8. vi. JOHN J. MACDONALD, b. 1845, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. 1920, Caledonia, PEI.

9. vii. SARAH MACDONALD, b. 1847, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. October 2, 1915, Iris, PEI.

10. viii. ALLAN J. MACDONALD, b. 1850, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. 1915, Glen William , PEI.

11. ix. DONALD "DAN" MACDONALD, b. 1853, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. 1901, Caledonia, PEI.

4. MURDOCH3 MACDONALD (ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) He married (1) FLOSSIE MACLEOD. He married (2) MARY STEWART.

Child of MURDOCH MACDONALD and MARY STEWART is:

i. ?4 MACDONALD, d. Little Sands, PEI; m. ? DEANS.

Generation No. 4

5. MARY4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1838 in Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died February 28, 1917 in Kilmuir, PEI. She married NEIL MACDONALD 1862 in PEI, son of ALLAN MACDONALD and ISABELLA MACQUEEN. He was born 1827 in Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died August 1, 1876 in Kilmuir, PEI (blood poisoning from lanced boil).

More About MARY MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Immigration: 1841, Came to PEI with parents, when 3 years old.

More About NEIL MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield Cemetery Immigration: 1841, With parents and family, aged 14. Work: pioneer farmer, Kilmuir (Heatherdale), PEI

Children of MARY MACDONALD and NEIL MACDONALD are:

i. ISABELLE "BELLA"5 MACDONALD, b. April 10, 1865, Kilmuir, PEI; d. July 25, 1961, Charlottetown, PEI; m. ALEXANDER JOHN MACLEOD, December 18, 1889, Valleyfield, PEI; b. July 5, 1861, Valleyfield, PEI; d. October 8, 1940, Montague, PEI.

More About ISABELLE "BELLA" MACDONALD: Burial: Montague, PEI

Lived: In Valleyfield, in Montague, and after her husband's death with her daughter Florrie Stewart in Montague on Main St, then in last years with daughter Sadie Schurman who nursed her. Work: She studied as a seamstress, intended to open a shop in their Valleyfield home, but soon had enough children that she was kept busy making their clothes. She wrote poems about family occasions and her religious faith (a strong Presbyterian).

More About ALEXANDER JOHN MACLEOD: Burial: Montague, PEI Language: They could still speak the Gaelic and had family prayers daily in Gaelic all their lives, though their usual language was English. The children were forced to learn English for school where they were punished for Gaelic speaking. Work: A farmer in Valleyfield, and woodsman, nicknamed "Hardwood Alec" and "Alec Axehandle"; sold the farm and bought a mill in Valleyfield, about 1920; after son Angus' death they had to give that up, lived in Montague raised foxes.

ii. JOHN NEIL MACDONALD, b. February 3, 1864, Kilmuir, PEI; d. January 19, 1934, Kilmuir, PEI; m. EFFIE MACKINNON, July 6, 1897; b. April 28, 1868, Brooklyn, PEI; d. July 6, 1949, Kilmuir, PEI.

More About JOHN NEIL MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Work: Sea captain and farmer

More About EFFIE MACKINNON: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI

iii. CHRISTINE MACDONALD, b. March 17, 1867, Kilmuir, PEI; d. 1940, Valleyfield, PEI; m. WILLIAM MUNRO; b. 1855; d. 1915, Valleyfield.

More About CHRISTINE MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield

More About WILLIAM MUNRO: Burial: Valleyfield Work: Farmer in Whim Road

iv. KATHERINE "KATIE" MACDONALD, b. November 15, 1869, Kilmuir, PEI; d. October 27, 1930; m. JOHN J. BRUCE, December 4, 1895; b. October 2, 1862; d. January 14, 1938, Milltown, PEI.

More About KATHERINE "KATIE" MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

More About JOHN J. BRUCE: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: A farmer in Milltown, PEI

v. SARAH MACDONALD, b. October 17, 1871, Kilmuir, PEI; d. 1919; m. JOHN L. MACKINNON, 1905; b. 1867; d. 1922.

More About SARAH MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

More About JOHN L. MACKINNON: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

vi. ALAN NEIL MACDONALD, b. October 31, 1872, Kilmuir, PEI; d. November 19, 1951; m. MARGARET J. MACPHERSON, October 31, 1906; b. July 12, 1885; d. April 3, 1965.

More About ALAN NEIL MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI

More About MARGARET J. MACPHERSON: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI

vii. HUGH STANHOPE MACDONALD, b. December 18, 1874, Kilmuir, PEI; d. March 11, 1933.

More About HUGH STANHOPE MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Details: Veteran of WWI

6. JESSIE4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1840, and died 1927 in Glen William, PEI. She married PETER MATHESON. He was born 1836, and died 1912 in Glen William, PEI.

More About JESSIE MACDONALD and PETER MATHESON: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: Farmed in Glen William, PEI

Children of JESSIE MACDONALD and PETER MATHESON are:

i. JOHNNIE PETER5 MATHESON, b. December 5, 1874.

ii. MARGARET MATHESON, b. June 8, 1868.

iii. CATHERINE MATHESON, b. June 11, 1873.

iv. MARY MATHESON, b. June 16, 1876.

v. SARAH MATHESON, b. May 15, 1878.

vi. DONALD MATHESON, b. June 18, 1880.

vii. WILLIAM MATHESON, b. June 12, 1882.

7. ANGUS4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1843 in Hazelgrove, PEI, and died 1929 in Iris, PEI. He married ANNIE NICHOLSON Abt. 1881. She was born 1862, and died 1900 in Iris, PEI.

More About ANGUS MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Details: Shown in 1881 census with mother Christine and sister Sarah, brothers Allan and Donald Work: farmer in Iris, PEI

More About ANNIE NICHOLSON: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

Children of ANGUS MACDONALD and ANNIE NICHOLSON are:

i. JOHNNIE ANGUS5 MACDONALD, b. 1896, Iris, PEI; d. April 11, 1986, Iris, PEI; m. SARAH JANE ACORN; b. 1889; d. 1947, Iris, PEI.

More About JOHNNIE ANGUS MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

More About SARAH JANE ACORN: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

ii. CHRISTIE MACDONALD, b. 1882; m. (1) EDWIN BALSER; b. USA; m. (2) RICHARD DE GROSSE.

8. JOHN J.4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1845 in Hazelgrove, PEI, and died 1920 in Caledonia, PEI. He married ELIZABETH MATHESON. She was born 1850, and died 1891 in Caledonia, PEI.

More About JOHN J. MACDONALD: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI Work: Pioneer farmer in Caledonia

More About ELIZABETH MATHESON: Burial: Valleyfield, PEI

Children of JOHN MACDONALD and ELIZABETH MATHESON are:

i. CHRISTINE (CHRISTIE)5 MACDONALD, b. Caledonia, PEI; m. JAMES MARSHALL; b. Aberdeen, Scotland.

ii. MALCOLM MACDONALD, m. FLORA MURCHISON; b. Point Prim, PEI.

iii. NEIL MACDONALD, m. MARY COYLE.

More About NEIL MACDONALD: Lived: USA

iv. NORMAN JOHN MACDONALD, b. 1883, Caledonia, PEI; d. January 31, 1966, Caledonia, PEI; m. FLORENCE WEATHERBIE; b. 1885; d. September 24, 1972.

More About NORMAN JOHN MACDONALD: Work: Farmer in Caledonia

v. CATHERINE (KATE) MACDONALD, m. DAVID BELL; b. Iris, PEI.

9. SARAH4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1847 in Hazelgrove, PEI, and died October 2, 1915 in Iris, PEI. She married ALEX MACEACHERN. He was born 1837, and died 1900 in Iris, PEI.

More About SARAH MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

More About ALEX MACEACHERN: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: Pioneer farmer in Iris, PEI

Children of SARAH MACDONALD and ALEX MACEACHERN are:

i. DAN5 MACEACHERN, b. 1890, Iris, PEI; d. 1934, Iris, PEI (of TB).

ii. CHRISTINE ELIZABETH MACEACHERN, b. May 22, 1892, Iris, PEI; d. 1948.

10. ALLAN J.4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1850 in Hazelgrove, PEI, and died 1915 in Glen William , PEI. He married FLORA ROSS 1883. She was born 1859, and died 1952.

More About ALLAN J. MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: Pioneer farmer in Glen William, PEI

More About FLORA ROSS: Burial: Caledonia, PEI

Children of ALLAN MACDONALD and FLORA ROSS are:

i. CHRISTINE5 MACDONALD, b. 1887, Glen William, PEI; d. 1949, Auburndale, Forida; m. EDWARD R. BISHOP, 1919.

More About EDWARD R. BISHOP: Lived: Florida

ii. KATHERINE MACDONALD, b. 1884, Glen William, PEI; d. 1951; m. CHARLES B. PORTER.

More About CHARLES B. PORTER: Lived: Medicine Hat, Alberta

iii. MARY MACDONALD, b. 1894, Glen William, PEI; m. M.D. MACLEOD, 1918.

More About M.D. MACLEOD: Work: Reverend, Dundas

iv. ALEX R. MACDONALD, b. 1892, Glen William, PEI; d. 1954, Glen William, PEI.

More About ALEX R. MACDONALD: Work: Farmer, Glen William, PEI

v. WILLIAM A. MACDONALD, b. 1898, Glen William, PEI; m. MARGE O'BRIEN, 1932.

More About WILLIAM A. MACDONALD: Work: Doctor, Regina, Saskatchewan.

vi. JOHN MACDONALD, b. 1890; d. 1945; m. (1) MOLLIE FLYNN, 1922; d. 1928; m. (2) MARGARET MORRISON, 1929.

11. DONALD "DAN"4 MACDONALD (JOHN3, ANGUS2, DUNCAN1) was born 1853 in Hazelgrove, PEI, and died 1901 in Caledonia, PEI. He married FLORA NICHOLSON 1883 in Charlottetown, PEI, daughter of NICHOLSON. She was born 1858 in Hazel Grove, PEI, and died August 1, 1937 in Caledonia. PEI.

More About DONALD "DAN" MACDONALD: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: Pioneer farmer in Double Hill, PEI

More About FLORA NICHOLSON: Burial: Caledonia, PEI Work: Pioneer farmer in Double Hill, PEI

Children of DONALD MACDONALD and FLORA NICHOLSON are:

i. SAMUEL5 MACDONALD, b. June 12, 1889, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. December 25, 1907, Cape Breton (in a furnace explosion).

ii. MARGARET MAE (MAGGY) MACDONALD, b. May 24, 1898, Hazelgrove, PEI; d. 1914.

iii. JOHN NICHOLSON MACDONALD, b. 1897, Caledonia, PEI; d. May 14, 1921, Caledonia, PEI.

iv. ALEXANDER J. MACDONALD, b. May 11, 1894, Caledonia, PEI; d. 1932, Caledonia, PEI.

v. CHRISTINA MACDONALD, b. October 4, 1885, Hazelgrove, PEI.

More About CHRISTINA MACDONALD: Lived: Boston, Mass

vi. DONALD J. MACDONALD, b. August 17, 1900, Hazelgrove, PEI.

More About DONALD J. MACDONALD: Lived: Edmonton, Alberta

vii. JESSIE MACDONALD, b. May 13, 1892.


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