Oscar Bernard Macdonald

27 May 1878–20 August 1954 (Age 76)
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Oscar Bernard

When Oscar Bernard Macdonald was born on 27 May 1878, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, his father, Duncan Henry Macdonald, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Pierrong, was 43. He had at least 3 daughters with Bessie Gertrude Suber. He died on 20 August 1954, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Bernard Macdonald
1878–1954
Bessie Gertrude Suber
1882–1960
Louise M Macdonald
1901–1988
Bessie Marie Macdonald
1904–1988
Jean Macdonald
1912–1983

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Louise M Macdonald

    Female1901–1988Female

    Bessie Marie Macdonald

    Female1904–1988Female

    Jean Macdonald

    Female1912–1983Female

Parents and Siblings

    Duncan Henry Macdonald

    Male1835–1921Male

    Mary Ann Pierrong

    Female1835–1902Female

siblings

(11)

    Francis A H MacDonald

    Male1856–Male

    Joanna C MacDonald

    Female1861–Female

    Joseph A MacDonald

    Male1866–1933Male

    Mary M J MacDonald

    Female1867–Female

    M Flora Macdonald

    Female1868–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 13

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Macdonald in household of D H Macdonald, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Berand Mcdonald in household of Duncan Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1880"
  • B Oscar Macdonald, "United States Census, 1910"

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