Mary Ellen MacDonald

30 March 1864–21 September 1950 (Age 86)
Fayette Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen MacDonald was born on 30 March 1864, in Fayette Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William MacDonald, was 34 and her mother, Mary Rintoul, was 31. She married Walter Glenn Sturgeon on 25 December 1889, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in North Fayette Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 September 1950, in Oakdale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Walter Glenn Sturgeon
1864–1955
Mary Ellen MacDonald
1864–1950
Marriage: 25 December 1889
Sturgeon
1880–
Sturgeon
1882–
Alston Rintoul Sturgeon
1890–1975
Samuel Henry Sturgeon
1893–1963
William McDonald Sturgeon
1896–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1889
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William MacDonald

    Male1829–1914Male

    Mary Rintoul

    Female1832–1897Female

siblings

(13)

    David Rintoul MacDonald

    Male1856–1939Male

    William Fleming MacDonald

    Male1858–1895Male

    Hugh Fleming Macdonald

    Male1860–1862Male

    Female1862–1949Female

    Piers McDonald

    Male1863–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 13

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Sturgeon in household of Walter J Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Sturgeon in household of Walter Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Sturgeon in household of Walter G Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1920"

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