Louisa MacDonald
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Louisa Jean MacDonald (1818 - 1888)

Louisa Jean "Lou" MacDonald
Born in Lanark, Scotlandmap
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Died at age 70 in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canadamap
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Louisa, born in 1818, was the youngest child of Hugh MacDonald and Helen Shaw.[1][2] She was a sister of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first native-born prime minister, and died in 1888.[3]


  1. "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," , FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X19Z-QTL : accessed 17 August 2015), Louisa Jean Mcdonald, 29 Mar 1818; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 1,042,981.
  2. Creighton, Donald. John A. Macdonald. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998, p. 10. Google e-Book
  3. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD1Y-T4X : accessed 18 August 2015), Louisa Jane Macdonald, 18 Nov 1888; citing Kingsten, Frontenac, Ontario, yr 1889 cn 4917, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,491.

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