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Mary McDonald (1866 - 1880)

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Mary McDonald
Born in Argyle, Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
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Died in Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 May 2018
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Categories: Colville-218 Children | Child Mortality, Winnebago County, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | 1870 US Census, Harlem Township, Winnebago, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois, Measles | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.


Mary McDonald died young.

Mary was born in 1866. She was the daughter of Duncan McDonald and Isabella Ralston. [1]

She died when she was only 13 in 1880 during a Measles epidemic in the Scottish Settlement at Argyle. [2]


  1. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Mary Mcdonald in household of Duncan Mcdonald, Illinois, United States; citing p. 12, family 88, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,793
    Name Mary Mcdonald
    Event Type Census
    Event Year 1870
    Event Place Illinois, United States
    Gender Female
    Age 4
    Birth Year (Estimated) 1865-1866
    Birthplace Illinois
    Page Number 12
  2. U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Non-population Census Schedules for Illinois, 1850-1880; Archive Collection: T1133; Archive Roll Number: 64; Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois
    Name: Mary McDonald
    Gender: Female
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
    Birth Place: Illinois, USA
    Age: 13
    Death Date: Mar 1880
    Cause of Death: Measles
    Census Year: 1880
    Census Place: Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, USA
    Enumeration District: 220
    LINE: 1
See also:
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53431725 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 19 August 2018), memorial page for Mary McDonald (1866–1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53431725, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .

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