Person:William McDonald (10)

Watchers
William Malcolm McDonald
  1. Angus McDonald
  2. Archibald McDonald - Abt 1863
  3. Daniel McDonald
  4. Mary McDonald
  5. William Malcolm McDonaldAbt 1811 - 1892
  6. Jane McDonaldAbt 1829 - 1909
  7. Anne McDonaldBef 1830 -
m. 13 Sep 1848
  1. Mary McDonald1849 -
  2. James McDonaldAbt 1850 - 1930
  3. John McDonald1851 - 1851
  4. John McDonald1852 -
  5. Laughlin McDonaldAbt 1853 - Aft 1930
  6. Murdock Peter McDonald1853 - 1934
  7. Mary McDonaldAbt 1856 - Aft 1940
  8. Donald McDonaldAbt 1857 - 1857
  9. Donald J. McDonald1858 - 1860
  10. Murdock MacdonaldAbt 1859 - 1929
  11. Ann McDonald1860 -
  12. John McDonaldAbt 1862 - 1940
  13. Margaret McDonald1862 - 1927
  14. Isabella McDonald1863 - 1913
  15. Donald Daniel McDonaldAbt 1866 - Aft 1940
  16. Catherine McDonald1866 -
  17. Janet M. McDonald1868 - Bef 1939
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Malcolm McDonald
Gender Male
Birth[2] Abt 1811 Coll, Argyll, Scotland
Alt Birth[5] Abt 1825
Immigration? Abt 1847 Canadafrom Isle of Coll, Scotland
Marriage 13 Sep 1848 Oshawa, Ontario, Canada West, CanadaMara Mission, St. Gregory's Church
to Isabella Mackenzie
Death[3][4] 21 May 1892 Mara, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Burial? 23 May 1892 St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Brechin, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Reference Number? 6633

Note from Christine Kaminski, e-mail of 11/10/2002 from her great aunt Marie: "History of the McDonald Clan, Mara Township"

"In the early 1800's, Malcolm McDonald, with his wife, (maiden name MacKenzie), arrived in Canada and settled in Mara Twp. They came from a small in Scotland named "Call", [actually "Coll", an island west of Oban, Sco tland] which was surrounded by many more islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

"Their Scotch settlement in Mara was known as "The Scotch Hills", on a side road off the 12th concession. On their one hundred acres of land, which was bush/brush, had to be cleared and then the home built. They had a family of seven Children, later"...

References
  1. "The Early Highland Settlers in the Township of Mara" by George D. MacDonald, 1909
    p. 5.

    QUAY 3 "To distinguish the McDonalds apart, they mostly all had nicknames such as:
    ...William McDonald = Willeam Fiadh Malcolm McDonald Callum Ruadh"

  2. tombstone.

    Aged 80 at death.

  3. tombstone
    St. Andrew's R. C. Cem., Brechin, Mara twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario: LDS fiche 6051090, p. 3.

    QUAY 3 Row 2, stone 6: "In memory of William McDonald, died May 21, 1892, aged 80 yrs., At Rest"

  4. obituary
    The Canadian Post, Lindsay, 3 June, 1892.

    QUAY 3 "Mr. and Mrs. John Kennedy were called to Point Mara on Monday to attend the funeral of the latter's father, Mr. Wm. McDonald. Some time ago he had an attack of grip which left him with kidney troubl e, from which he died. He was 84 years old and has lived in the homestead on which he died for the past 61 years..."

  5. Corporation of the Township of Mara. They came to Mara: Pioneers of Mara Township, circa 1829-1900. (Brechin, Ontario: Corporation of the Township of Mara (Ontario), 1993)
    p 617.

    QUAY 3