John Clark MacDonald

Brief Life History of John Clark

When John Clark MacDonald was born on 6 October 1888, in Monroe Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, David Henderson McDonald, was 30 and his mother, Martha Belle Duff, was 23. He married Mary Bessie Kennedy on 2 October 1912, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 29 years. In 1917, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as farmer in New Concord, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. He died on 9 December 1971, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in New Concord, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Clark MacDonald
1888–1971
Mary Bessie Kennedy
1892–1979
Marriage: 2 October 1912
Martha Isabel MacDonald
1913–1982
David Elmer McDonald
1916–2012
Robert Leroy MacDonald
1920–1988
Mary Margaret MacDonald
1921–2014

Sources (20)

  • J Clark Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C. Mcdonald, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • J. Clark McDonald, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

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John Clark MacDonald - Life Sketch (by Jennifer Madsen)

Born: 6 October 1888 in Guernsey County, Ohio Died: 9 December 1971 in Zanesville, Ohio Clark was the oldest of five children born to Martha Belle Duff and David Henderson McDonald. He grew up on …

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