John Macdonald

15 September 1873–before 1948 (Age 74)
Framboise, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John

When John Macdonald was born on 15 September 1873, in Framboise, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Archibald "Archie" (Beag) Macdonald, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Munro, was 28. He died before 1948, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Archibald "Archie" (Beag) Macdonald
1836–1923
Margaret Munro
1844–1907
Catherine ( Kate) Mcdonald
1869–1892
Daniel L. Macdonald
1873–1932
John Macdonald
1873–1948
Donald Archie Macdonald
1875–1922
Donald Sandy Mcdonald
1879–1944
Catherine Mcdonald
1881–1959
Angus Macdonald
1883–1918
Annie Sarah Macdonald
1885–1909

Parents and Siblings

    Archibald "Archie" (Beag) Macdonald

    Male1836–1923Male

    Margaret Munro

    Female1844–1907Female

siblings

(8)

    Catherine ( Kate) Mcdonald

    Female1869–1892Female

    Daniel L. Macdonald

    Male1873–1932Male

    Male1873–1948Male

    Donald Archie Macdonald

    Male1875–1922Male

    Male1879–1944Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 36

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 48

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 72

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • D Donald Archy McDonald in household of Archy McDonald, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John MacDonald, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • John McDonald, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"

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