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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 | Last significant change: 18 May 2018
17:01: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Mary McDonald. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Argyle, Illinois | Illinois, Measles | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.


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, 1850-1885 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010. A portion of this collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
    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
    Also see reference to epidemic in obituary of Mary Picken Brown

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