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James McDonald

I5232   Male 1828 - 1887  (58 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 46 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Relationshipwith Arthur Thomas Chamberlain
    Born 14 Dec 1828  Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Son to John Donell, weaver in Eddlestone and Ann Cowan his wife, was born this day and baptised on 8th day of February following by the Rev. Patrick Robertson; Witnesses - David Hislop and John Stoddart.
    Baptised 8 Feb 1829  Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1851  [3
    Tailor 
    Emigration 30 Apr 1866  Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • to New Zealand.
    Died 15 Nov 1887  Marton, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Marton, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Notes 
    • James set up a tailoring business in Marton on arrival in New Zealand and was very successful. His son John James McDonald went into the firm and took over the business when his father died. John James went on to be Mayor of Marton 1893-1896. [1]
    Branches McDonald, James (I-5232)

    Father John McDonald
              b. Est 1803, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1881  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Ann Cowan
              b. Est 1805, Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1881  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1828  Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Groom recorded as John Donald
    Family Census 7 Jun 1841  Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family Census 31 Mar 1851  Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family Census 8 Apr 1861  Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family Census 3 Apr 1871  Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28    |  Family Chart

    Wife Isabella Lambert
              b. 14 Sep 1831, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jul 1906, Marton, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1854  Polmont, Falkirk, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family Census 8 Apr 1861  Polmont, Falkirk, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 11 children 
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2016 18:46:43 
    Family ID F2154    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Dec 1828 - Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 8 Feb 1829 - Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1854 - Polmont, Falkirk, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily Census - 8 Apr 1861 - Polmont, Falkirk, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 30 Apr 1866 - Eddleston, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1887 - Marton, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address: Mt View Cemetery - - Marton, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Village or Hamlet       : Locality or Suburb       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S277] Descendants of John McDonald (1803), Robert F. McDonald, (2008).

    2. [S278] Old Parish Registers (Births and Christenings), General Record Office for Scotland, (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk).

    3. [S141] Scottish Census - 1851, General Record Office for Scotland, High St, Peebles.

    4. [S144] Old Parish Registers (Banns and Marriages), General Record Office for Scotland, (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk).
      "John Donald and Ann Cowan both in this parish, gave in their names for Proclamation in order to Marriage and after being legally procalimed, they got an extract thereof"

    5. [S34] Family Search, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (http://www.familysearch.org/).
      [date recorded as 28 Sept 1828]