John McDonald Jr.

26 December 1764–5 January 1843 (Age 78)
Culpeper, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John McDonald Jr. was born on 26 December 1764, in Culpeper, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John A. McDonald, was 31 and his mother, Susannah Edgar Corbin, was 29. He married Frances Putman on 23 December 1785, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He registered for military service in 1831. He died on 5 January 1843, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John McDonald Jr.
1764–1843
Frances Putman
1766–1834
Marriage: 23 December 1785
Pheobe McDonald
1780–1850
Susannah Mc Donald
1787–1857
Lucinda (Lucy) McDONALD
1788–1881
Frances Mc DONALD
1792–1869
Elizabeth Mc Donald
1798–
Zachariah McDonald
1802–
George McDonald
1804–
Elisha McDonald
1806–
Louisa McDonald
1806–
Mary Margaret Polly McDonald
1794–1869
John McDonald
1795–
Reuben McDonald
1798–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1785
Culpeper, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    David McDonald

    Male1763–Male

    Male1764–1843Male

    Male1768–1819Male

    William Mc Donald

    Male1771–Male

    Thomas McDonald

    Male1776–1850Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 11

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mc'donald, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • John McDonald, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • John McDaniel, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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