Cornelious George McDonald

23 September 1893–7 February 1971 (Age 77)
Van Buren Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cornelious George

When Cornelious George McDonald was born on 23 September 1893, in Van Buren Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, George W MacDonald, was 25 and his mother, Mary Anna Dirth, was 19. He married Mabel L. Danforth on 23 December 1914, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit Ward 5, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 7 February 1971, in Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Florida, United States.

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Cornelious George McDonald
Mabel L. Danforth
Marriage: 23 December 1914
Frances Eloise Mcdonald
George McDonald Jr

Spouse and Children

23 December 1914
Licking, Ohio, United States


    Frances Eloise Mcdonald


    George McDonald Jr


Parents and Siblings

    George W MacDonald


    Mary Anna Dirth




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 21

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

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)

  • George Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George C Mcdonald in household of George Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1900"

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