Susie Lena Churchill

1870–1955 (Age 85)
Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Susie Lena

When Susie Lena Churchill was born on 15 April 1870, in Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, George Washington Churchill, was 35 and her mother, Susannah Davison, was 30. She married Roderick MacDonald on 20 June 1894, in Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1924 and lived in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901 and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. She died on 19 October 1955, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Susie Lena Churchill
Roderick MacDonald
Marriage: 20 June 1894
Roderick Mac Donald
Brenda Mcdonald
Maria Mac Donald
Alan Stirling MacDonald

Spouse & Children

20 June 1894
Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


  • Roderick Mac Donald


  • Brenda Mcdonald


  • Maria Mac Donald


  • Male1910–1981Male

Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Churchill


  • Female1840–1894Female



  • Clara Churchill


  • Florence Churchill


  • Ezra Churchill


  • Female1870–1955Female

  • Neta Churchill


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • C Lena Macdonald in household of Rod Macdonald, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Lena Churchill in household of Geo.W. Churchill, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Lena C MacDonald, "Canada, Nova Scotia, Records of Aliens pre-examined at Halifax, 1923-1933"

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