Duncan MacDonald

15 March 1864–30 December 1928 (Age 64)
Whycocomagh 2, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Duncan

When Duncan MacDonald was born on 15 March 1864, in Whycocomagh 2, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Malcolm McDonald, was 44 and his mother, Rachael Maclean, was 44. He married Rachael Macdonald in 1899, in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1882 and lived in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1899 and King, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 30 December 1928, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Duncan MacDonald
1864–1928
Rachael Macdonald
1872–1955
Marriage: 1899
Rachel Sarah
1901–1910
Mary Jean Macdonald
1903–1971
Margaret Ruth Macdonald
1904–1984
Cecilia Macdonald
1907–1981
Dorothy Isabel MacDonald
1908–1999
Alice Eleanor MacDonald
1913–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(6)

    Rachel Sarah

    Female1901–1910Female

    Mary Jean Macdonald

    Female1903–1971Female

    Margaret Ruth Macdonald

    Female1904–1984Female

    Cecilia Macdonald

    Female1907–1981Female

    Female1908–1999Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Malcolm McDonald

    Male1820–1894Male

    Rachael Maclean

    Female1820–1869Female

siblings

(11)

    Alexander Macdonald

    Male1847–Male

    Sarah MacDonald

    Female1849–Female

    Christy

    Female1851–1893Female

    William Macdonald

    Male1853–1871Male

    Isabella MacDonald

    Female1857–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1869

Age 5

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

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Story Highlight

Emigrating to the United States

Duncan, John and Roderick Rory MacDonald headed west from Whycogomah, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia on foot about 1880. It took them about 2 years to make it to Seattle (according to Duncans daug …

Sources (3)

  • Duncan McDonald in household of Malcolm McDonald, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Duncan Mac Donald, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Duncan Mac Donald, "United States Census, 1920"

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