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James Macdonald

Male 1754 - 1856  (102 years)


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  • Name James Macdonald  [1
    Born 1754  Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Nov 1856  Brucefield, Stanley Township, Bluewater, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I35003  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JDM
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father John Macdonald,   b. Between 1720 and 1723, Urquhart, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Grant 
    Family ID F20577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Forbes,   b. 1756,   d. 1856  (Age 100 years) 
    Married Abt 1782 
    Children 
    +1. Alexander McDonald
    +2. Donald Macdonald,   b. Abt 1789, Pictou, Pictou, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1879, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F20576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served with his father, in North Carolina, in the 84th Royal Highland Regiment on the Loyalist side in the American Revolution. Sometimes called James "Deacon" Macdonald.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5755] Urquhart and Glenmoriston: Olden Times in a Highland Parish by William MacKay. Inverness, Scotland: The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, 1893.

    2. [S5756] Lords of the North by James K. McDonell and Robert B. Campbell. Burnstown, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 1997.