Susan McDonald

23 May 1879–17 August 1957 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan McDonald was born on 23 May 1879, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Hyder McDonald, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Catharine Lantz, was 25. She married Philip Humbert Smith on 16 May 1898, in Mineral, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Union Twp, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 17 August 1957, in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Queens Meadow Point Cemetery, Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Humbert Smith
Susan McDonald
Marriage: 16 May 1898

Spouse and Children

16 May 1898
Mineral, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hyder McDonald


    Sarah Catharine Lantz





    Ellen A. McDonald


    Charles Andrew McDonald


    Estella F. McDonald



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Susan J Mc Donald in household of Hyder Mc Donald, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Mcdonald, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Susan Mcdonald, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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