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University of Manitoba Archives &
Identifier: MSS SC 129
Title: MacDonald Family fonds
Extent: 20 cm of textual
Biographical Sketch: John
Duncan MacDonald and his
wife Anne immigrated to Manitoba from Scotland in 1872.
John McIntyre MacDonald was one of their nine children.
He married Sarah McMillan and they had three children.
John Duncan was the second of three, and he married
Margaret Greer. They had four children, the second
being Robert James. Robert married Edna Thompson in
1948 and they had four children. John McIntryre
homesteaded and over time more land was bought around
the original homestead and the land was passed on to
Digitized Material: The digitized
material from the
MacDonald Family fonds consists of John D. MacDonald's
pocket diary (1912), which detailed the homesteading
experience of this Scottish immigrant, and the family
history of the MacDonald's.
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