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Donald MacDonald[1]


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  • Name Donald MacDonald 
    Nickname Donald "BAN" McDonald 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I162  gearingillis
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2006 

    Father Donald MacDonald 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Beaton 
     1. Alexander MacDonald
     2. Donald MacDonald
     3. John MacDonald
     4. Finlay MacDonald
     5. Mary MacDonald
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He (Domhnull Ban Onorach) was the son of Donald, son of John, son of Donald, son of Alasdair Rianaich of the Bohuntin or Sliochd an Taighe Mac Donalds.

      He married Isabel Beaton, Daughter of Finlay, son of Alexander Beaton of Skye (Scotland).

      He Lived in Lochaber, Scotland, but in 1805 migrated to Canada and took up land on the South West River of Mabou, where, after overcoming successfully the pioneer problems so characteristic of his age, he died at an advanced age and is buried in St Peters Cemetary, Port Hood, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Mabou Pioneers Vol 1, A.D. MacDonald, (Formac Publishing Co, 284 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada).