Alexander P MACDONALD

Male 1830 - 1891


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  • Name  Alexander P MACDONALD 
    Born  23 Feb 1830  Thorah Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  Nov 1891  St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove, Mara, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  09 Nov 1891  Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I233  LT. ALEXANDER MACDONALD
    Last Modified  15 Jun 2015 

    Father  Alexander MACDONALD,   b. 1772, Scoatas, Inverness-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1842, Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Christina CAMERON,   b. 1790, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1866, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary MCRAE,   b. 1841, Thorah Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1887, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1860 
    Children 
     1. Janet 'Jennie' Mary MACDONALD,   b. 13 Dec 1860, Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alexander Joseph MACDONALD,   b. 01 Feb 1862, Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1934, Toronto,York, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret Christina MACDONALD,   b. 05 Jan 1864, Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1891, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ann MACDONALD,   b. 25 Sep 1866, Mara Twp., Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1924
     5. Duncan Francis MACDONALD,   b. 04 Apr 1869, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Philip George MACDONALD,   b. 22 Jan 1872, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1936, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Christina MACDONALD,   b. 24 Oct 1874, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Jane MACDONALD,   b. 30 Aug 1877, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Isabelle MACDONALD,   b. 23 Jun 1880, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F75  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • cause of death typhoid fever.

      MILINGTON- November 24, -- Died at his daughter's residence, on the 19th inst., Alexander McDonald, postmaster at Millington, North Mara, in the 62nd year of his age. His father's family came from Scoatas. a place in Inverness-shire, Scotland, to a Glengarry in 1821. From there they moved to the township of Thorah in 1828, and resided at the lake shore near Beaverton for some time, at what was afterwords called "Hodgson's Place" where the late Alexander McDonald was born. His father was the first man that carried the mail between Holland Landing and Beaverton, by water; and also took such passenger's and goods as his boat could accommodate at the same time; that was before the road from the Landing to Beaverton was chopped through. The road was opened out by one Squire Cameron, popularly known as Squire Cameron, who was taking emigrants from Scotland to Canada. He was the first to settle the township of Thorah, principally with Highlanders that he brought out as emigrants fro the old country; outside their own circle they were known ad the followers of Donald Cameron.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Find a Grave, memorial # 39730420.

    2. [S1] Archives of Ontario- Deaths.
      Name: Alexander P. Mcdonald
      Event Type: Death
      Event Date: 19 Nov 1891
      Event Place: Mara, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Age: 61
      Birthplace: Canada
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1830

      Reference ID: 11486
      GS Film number: 1853537
      Digital Folder Number: 4173806
      Image Number: 1445

      Citing this Record:
      "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JNV9-5MG : accessed 4 March 2015), Alexander P. Mcdonald, 19 Nov 1891; citing Mara, Ontario, Ontario, Canada, 11486, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,537.


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