Lost the trail of Fralton MacDonald of Aberdeenshire

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Fralton MacDonald is noted as the father and Nest Douglass as the mother of Douglass Darling MacDonald b.1869 (MacDonald-3623) in his marriage license at Kalispell, Montana in 1908.


I have found no further record of Fralton. Am unsure if St. Nichols records are digitized.
in Genealogy Help by John Krizenesky G2G6 (9.0k points)

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Someone has posted his death cert on findagrave giving his parents as Malcolm and Mabel.  Wife Nellie Morris Swan. 

Birth: 1867Death: 1952image
Willamette Memorial Park 
Linn County
Oregon, USA 
Created by: diana greb
Record added: Jan 16, 2012 
Find A Grave Memorial# 83560168




by Elizabeth Clark G2G Crew (920 points)
selected by John Krizenesky
That sounds very promising, I appreciate your time and diligence Elizabeth
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Fralton is a surname, though fairly rare. May be worth looking to see if you can find a marriage between a MacDonald/McDonald and a Fralton that could have been the reason for his first name.

I also considered how the name may have been mangled by misunderstanding of Scottish accents. This may be a wild goose chase, but in the 1841 census for Peterhead, Aberdeenshire there is a Fulerton MacDonald. He is 60 at the time, but it could be worth looking at his grandchildren to see if one could have been your Fralton.
by Lynda Crackett G2G6 Pilot (682k points)

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