James Mcdonald

24 February 1891–1969 (Age 77)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Mcdonald was born on 24 February 1891, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Mc Donald, was 40 and his mother, Mary Smurthwaite, was 39. He died in 1969, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Mc Donald
1850–1931
Mary Smurthwaite
1851–1928
Robert Alexander Mcdonald
1879–1958
Edith Mc Donald
1881–1967
Jane Mcdonald
1884–1971
John Mcphearson Mcdonald
1888–1963
James Mcdonald
1891–1969

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Mc Donald

    Male1850–1931Male

    Mary Smurthwaite

    Female1851–1928Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 13

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 23

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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)

  • James Mcdonald in household of Alexandra Mcdonald, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James Mcdonald in household of Alexander Mcdonald, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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