Leona J. McDonald

26 August 1894–
Roslyn, Kittitas, Washington, United States

The Life of Leona J.

When Leona J. McDonald was born on 26 August 1894, in Roslyn, Kittitas, Washington, United States, her father, John Alfred McDonald, was 33 and her mother, Felicia Pays, was 26.

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Russell Hickey
1892–
Leona J. McDonald
1894–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Alfred McDonald

    Male1860–1920Male

    Felicia Pays

    Female1868–1941Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 3

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • Leona Mcdonald in household of John A Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona J Mcdonald in household of John A Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1900"

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