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Alexander Ewan MACDONALD

Male 1848 - 1920  (72 years)


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  • Name Alexander Ewan MACDONALD 
    Born 12 Aug 1848  Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1920  Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I119  LT. ALEXANDER MACDONALD
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Father Angus MACDONALD,   b. 01 Feb 1819, Knoydart, Invernessshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1902, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary Ann DONOVAN,   b. 06 Apr 1827, Richmond Hill, York, Home District, Upper Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1909, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1846 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • obit-- The Orillia Weekly Times, 21 October, 1920.
      "The death occurred on Monday[Oct. 18] of Mr. Alexander Ewan McDonald, in his 72nd year, after an illness of a couple of weeks with inflammation of the heart. He was taken ill with a cold at his room at the Royal Hotel and moved on Sunday, a week prior to his death, to the home of his sister, Mrs. Malcolm Ball, 246 Oxford St. He was born in Mara township, being a son of the late Angus and Mary M cDonald. He was never married and had lived in Orillia about 28 years, most of the time being in the employ of Mr. J.J. Hatley. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Nathan Calverley and Mrs. Ball, Orillia; and also three brothers, George McDonald, Windsor; John, Fairbanks, Alaska; and Angus, Orillia. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon to Orillia Cem., the service being conducted by Rev. N. H. McGillivray."

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] 1901 census, Town of Orillia, Simcoe, Dist I-6, page 15, family 152-- Alexander born 12 Aug., 1848.

    2. [S1] Archives of Ontario- Deaths, Name: Alexander Ewan Mcdonald Event Type: Death Event Date: 18 Oct 1920 Event Place: Orilla, Simcoe, Ontario Gender: Male Age: 71 Birth Date: 12 Aug 1849 Birthplace: Mara Birth Year (Estimated): Burial Date: 20 Oct 1920 Burial Place: Orillia Father's Name: Angus Mcdonald Mother's Name: Mary Ann Donovan Spouse's Name: Reference ID: yr 1920 cn 34030 GS Film number: 1863409 Digital Folder Number: 4170937 Image Number: 1131 Citing this Record: "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JD6N-9Y6 : accessed 24 February 2015), Alexander Ewan Mcdonald, 18 Oct 1920; citing Orilla, Simcoe, Ontario, yr 1920 cn 34030, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,863,409.


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