Zelinda McDonald

14 October 1876–1 June 1948 (Age 71)
Henry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Zelinda

Zelinda McDonald was born on 14 October 1876, in Henry, Kentucky, United States as the daughter of Robert Mcdonald and Mary Catherine Scott. She married George L. Ewing on 4 June 1894, in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 3, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1935. She died on 1 June 1948, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

George L. Ewing
Zelinda McDonald
Marriage: 4 June 1894
Cathline Ewing
George Leroy Ewing
Willis Bates Ewing
McDonald Scott Ewing

Spouse and Children

4 June 1894
Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Mcdonald


    Mary Catherine Scott




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 16

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

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 (3)

  • Zelenda Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zelinda Ewing in household of Lee S Read, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zelinda Ewing in household of George L Ewing, "United States Census, 1910"

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