John Archibald MacDonald

about 1869–28 June 1953 (Age 84)
Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John Archibald

When John Archibald MacDonald was born about 1869, in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Allan MacDonald, was 22 and his mother, Catherine ( Kate) MacAulay, was 20. He died on 28 June 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Allan MacDonald
Catherine ( Kate) MacAulay
John Archibald MacDonald
Margaret MacDonald

Parents and Siblings

    Allan MacDonald


    Catherine ( Kate) MacAulay




World Events (3)


Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 40

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 52

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Archibald MacDonald, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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