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The MacDonald Family

Father: Roderick MacDonald [Murdoch "Moorach a Ruadh"] [Roderick]

Mother: Janet "Jessie" Finlayson

4th Generation


1. Caroline "Carrie" MacDonald: b. Jan. 5, 1845, Redcastle, Black Isle, Scotland.

Married: April 11, 1873, Edinburg, Scotland to John Turner: b. abt 1840.

Children: John "Jock", Jean, Janet (?) "Jan".

2. Eunice "Uni" MacDonald: b. abt 1847, Redcastle, Black Isle, Scotland.

Married: July 13, 1871, Dingwall, Scotland to William McKinnon: b. abt 1840, Dingwall, Scotland.

Children: Andrew, Roderick, Donald, Robert R., William, Alexander J., Jessie, Annie R., unknown son, unknown son and unknown son.

3. William MacDonald: b. May 25, 1849, Kiltearn, Scotland.

Note: No further data.

4. Robert MacDonald: b. June 3, 1851, Fodderty, Scotland.

Married: abt 1880, Dingwall, Scotland to Christina McRae: b. 1859, Dingwall, Scotland.

Children: Jessie, Hugh, Roderick, Catherine, James, Helen "Ella", Robert "Bertie", Malcolm and Christopher.

5. Helen "Ellen" MacDonald: b. abt 1846, Dingwall, Scotland; d. Dingwall, Scotland.

Note 1: Family tradition tells that Helen died of a heart attack upon hearing that her husband was to be released from the mental asylum.

Note 2: Was a resident at 4 Hill St., Dingwall, Scotland.

Married: to unknown McKenzie:

Children: unknown.

6. Murdo "The Bird" MacDonald: Carpenter; b. Oct. 13, 1855, Kiltearn, Scotland; d. Oct. 24, 1930, Dingwall, Scotland. Buried at Fodderty Cemetery, Scotland.

Married: Dingwall, Scotland to Catriona "Katie" Campbell: (Donald & Catherine MacLeod) b. Oct. 29, 1874, Inverness, Scotland; d. 1952 in Chadwellheath, England.

Children: Murdina "Dina" Ann (my Grandmother), Donald Andrew, unnamed infant (died in infancy) and unnamed infant (died in infancy).

7. Janet MacDonald: b. Nov. 19, 1857, Scotland.

Note: No further data.

8. Alexander MacDonald: b. abt 1858, Dingwall, Scotland; d. died young.

9. Headstone photo coming soon Roderick "Rory" MacDonald: Plasterer; b. abt 1860, Dingwall, Scotland; d. Jan. 8, 1922 (HsI), Scotland.

Married: abt 1885 to Sarah MacVinish: b. abt 1865; d. Oct. 3, 1948, Melbourne (HsI), Australia.

Note: Roderick died in and is buried in Scotland while Sarah died and was buried in Australia. After Roderick's death, Sarah immigrated to Mlebourne, Australia with her children.

Children: Jessie Finalyson, Kenneth, Roderick, Mary "Mame", John "Non", Caroline "Carrie", Alexander "Stub", Helen "Nellie", Henrietta "Etta" and Evelyn "Eva".

10. John MacDonald: b. Apr. 2, 1862, Kiltearn, Scotland.

Note: No further data.


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