Elvie McDonald

20 February 1890–6 May 1956 (Age 66)
Myrtle, Oregon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elvie

When Elvie McDonald was born on 20 February 1890, in Myrtle, Oregon, Missouri, United States, his father, George Thomas McDonald, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Catherine King, was 21. He married Ettie Cotham on 1 January 1911, in Myrtle, Oregon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Oak Grove Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 6 May 1956, in Myrtle, Oregon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Thayer, Oregon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elvie McDonald
Ettie Cotham
Marriage: 1 January 1911
Lydia Mc Donald
Eulah Mc Donald
Perrie McDonald

Spouse and Children

1 January 1911
Myrtle, Oregon, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 11

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elvie McDonald, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elvie Mc Donald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elvie McDonald, "Find A Grave Index"

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