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James Shaw MacDonald (1816 - 1822)

James Shaw MacDonald
Born in Lanark, Scotlandmap
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Died at about age 5 in Kingston, Upper Canadamap
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James, born in 1816, was the son of Hugh MacDonald and Helen Shaw.[1] He died in Kingston, Upper Canada, in 1822,[2] struck and killed by a drunken manservant because he wouldn't stop crying.[3]


  1. "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 August 2015), James Mcdonald, 17 Oct 1816; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 1,042,981.
  2. Kingston Chronicle, May 3, 1822, p. 3, col. 4 [1]
  3. Library and Archives Canada, Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's Patriot Statesman [2]

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