Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Alexander McDonald

Male 1844 - 1925  (80 years)


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  • Name John Alexander McDonald 
    Born 6 Jun 1844  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73150P 
    Died 12 Feb 1925  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: Cardiac Vascular & Renal Disease (10 years) - Apoplexy 
    Buried 15 Feb 1925  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I73150  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Andrew McDonald,   b. 1820, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret,   b. 1823, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F15943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Destamona Main,   b. 1 Jan 1862, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1951  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1885  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Cleve G. McDonald,   b. 6 Jun 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rosetta "Nettie" McDonald,   b. 23 Feb 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1987  (Age 98 years)
     3. Destamona McDonald,   b. 12 Jun 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gordon Cameron McDonald,   b. 17 Jan 1894, Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1912, Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Gladys McDonald,   b. Aug 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F19071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maggie Dykeman,   b. CALC 17 Jul 1851, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1882, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1875  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Maggie McDonald,   b. 8 Jun 1876, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1956  (Age 80 years)
     2. Lochiel McDonald,   b. CALC 1 Aug 1881, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1881, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Ida Grace McDonald,   b. 20 Jun 1877, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1964  (Age 86 years)
     4. Ella McDonald,   b. 24 Jul 1878, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1880, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Lorne MacDonald,   b. 18 Jan 1880, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1967  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F34847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Fanny Rymal,   b. CALC 20 Nov 1851, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1873, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1871  Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Margaret Susan McDonald,   b. 5 Sep 1871, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Arthur McDonald,   b. 29 Dec 1872, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1873, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F272729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1844 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1871 - Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1875 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Blacksmith - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jun 1885 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cardiac Vascular & Renal Disease (10 years) - Apoplexy - 12 Feb 1925 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Feb 1925 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-1 Page 4.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 73.

    3. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 31.

    4. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div. 1 Page 2.

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ loving memory/ of/ John A. McDonald/ died Feb. 12, 1925/ in his 81st year/ his wife/ Destamona Main/ died Mar. 4, 1951/ in her 90th year

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 032266 (1925).
      Name:John A Mc Donald Gender:Male Age:80 Birth Date:abt 1845 Birth Place:N Dumfries Death Date:12 Feb 1925 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Apoplexy

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 001374 (1885).
      Name:John A McDonald
      Age:38
      Birth Year:abt 1847
      Birth Place:Canada
      Marriage Date:3 Jun 1885
      Marriage Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada
      Father:Andrew McDonald
      Mother:Margaret McDonald
      Spouse:Desdamona Main

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 009343 (1875).
      Name:John A McDonald Age:31 Birth Year:abt 1844 Birth Place:Dumfries Marriage Date:9 Sep 1875 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Andrew McDonald Mother:Margaret McDonald Spouse:Maggie Dykeman

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 001071 (1871).
      Name:Fanny Rymal Age:19 Birth Year:abt 1852 Birth Place:Burton, Ontario Marriage Date:2 Jan 1871 Marriage Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada Father:Jacob Rymal Mother:Mary Rymal Spouse:John McDonald