James McDonald

9 December 1860–10 November 1867 (Age 6)
Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James McDonald was born on 9 December 1860, in Cadder, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Edward McDonald, was 39 and his mother, Elisabeth Janet Cullen, was 35. He died on 10 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 6, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward McDonald
1821–1891
Elisabeth Janet Cullen
1825–1912
Anna Isabelle McDonald
1845–1931
William McDonald
1847–1904
Edward McDonald
1850–1852
Agnes McDonald
1852–1853
John Taylor McDonald
1854–1902
Alexander Young McDonald
1857–1858
Elizabeth McDonald
1858–1883
James McDonald
1860–1867
Mary McDonald
1863–1930
Jessie McDonald
1865–1948
Daniel McDonald
1868–1868

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World Events (5)

1863
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
Age 3
The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
1865
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Domhnaill ‘son of Domhnall’, a name derived from the Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might, rule’. Donald is an Anglicized form (via Latin) of this personal name used in Scotland, though the surname is also widespread in Ireland. The name is equivalent to Irish McDonnell and McConnell , and to Manx Cannell .History: This is the name of the largest and most disparate of the Scottish clans (Clan Donald), associated in particular with the Hebrides and claiming descent from Domhnall mac Raghnaill mac Somhairle, who lived in the late 12th century. From that time until 1493 the head of the clan was known as Lord (or King) of the Isles. The reigns of the Lords of the Isles were always stormy, often in conflict with the kings of Scotland, and peppered with disasters. After a series of defeats in the 1480s, Eoin Mac Dhomhnaill a Ìle (John Macdonald of Islay, Earl of Ross and Lord of the Isles) forfeited his lands, his power, and his title as Lord of the Isles in 1493 to King James IV of Scotland. By then, a branch of the family had settled in the Antrim Glens in Ireland and members moved between the southern Hebrides and Ireland throughout the 16th century.

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

Possible Related Names

McConnell
McDonnell

Sources (9)

  • James Mcdonald, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • James Mcdonald, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Mcdonald in household of Edward Mcdonald, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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