Deborah (Schmitt) McDonald
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Deborah (Schmitt) McDonald

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Deborah J. McDonald formerly Schmitt aka Schmitt
Born 1950s.
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Sister of and [private brother (1950s - unknown)]
Mother of [private son (1970s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1970s - unknown)]
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Hello all my name is Debbie McDonald, and i live in Morristown, Tn, but originally from Clarence Center, (right to the NE of Buffalo) New York. I was born in Buffalo in 1952, and was raised in a small town outside of Buffalo called Clarence Center. I was raised in this town and had graduated from Clarence Sr. High School in 1970. I was a late bloomer in this addictive field of genealogy. My family is mainly from NY, Canada, and England, France and Germany. From my grandmother on one side to great grandparents on other side, they are all from other countries.. On my dads maternal side the Davis, when i found out that my 4th great grandfather Lewis Davis from Wales bn 1740 and died 01 OCT 1776, during the Battle of White Plains, in New York, when the English pushed George Washington back and George had to cross the Potomac River, i was hooked on the history of the family. So from that on, say about 20 years now i have ben working on family history. I have one room in the house, my office, and i have things scattered i know where all is tho.

Several months ago (2018) I had my DNA tested and this is the results i got:

  • 1. England, Wales, and Northwestern Europe--56 percent

2. Ireland and Scotland-14 percent 3. Germanic Europe-13 percent a Germany and the Midwestern United States 4. France-10percent 5. Sweden-5 percent 6. Norway-2 percent

Hoping to get my brother's DNA tested soon

As a Wiki Tree beginner, well I have been here now what bout 32 days , i have all my trees on Ancestry, so i have been doing my tree here one person at a time. I would love to help in any way i can....

My family researching, i would love to go as far back as I can, as I love history pertaining to the family.

  • Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014

Name Raymond E Mcdonald Gender Male Age 33 Birth Year abt 1947 Marriage Date 1 Nov 1980 Marriage Place Anderson, Texas, USA Spouse Deborah J Schmitt Spouse Gender Female Spouse Age 28 Household Members Name Age Raymond E Mcdonald Deborah J Schmitt

  • U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1

Name Deborah J McDonald Birth Date 28 Feb 1952 Address RR 2 POB 832, Freeport, 77541 (1991), TX

  • U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2

Name Deborah J McDonald Birth Date 28 Feb 1952 Address 832 RR 2 Box, Freeport, TX - 77541

  • Places I have lived at:

a. 1952-1953.... Williamsville, New York

  • 1953-1970.......Clarence Center, New york
  • 1970-1974.......Charlotte, North Carolina
  • My hay days.....Winter, Springs, Florida, Winter Park, Florida, Memphis, Tenn, West Memphis, Tenn.
  • Winter of 1977-April 1979 Houston Texas
  • 1979-1989.....Palestine, Texas
  • 1989-1994 Surfside Beach, Texas (Freeport, Tx)
  • 1994-2006...Pace, Florida
  • 2006-2015......;Bullard, Texas
  • 2015-............Morristown, Tn
  • 2020...bought a new home in White Pine, Tn


  • First-hand information. Entered by Debbie McDonald at registration.

Alot of the information that i have found on some of my surnames, have come from what i know, but then come form cousins i have met researching the same family. I have plenty of death certificates, burial records from cemeteries, marriage license, birth certificates, letters from cousins taht know and have sent me pics etc

  • Citation Information

EDIT SOURCE Source Information Title Texas, Marriage Index, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011 Author Note Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx. Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library. Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2011. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas. Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059) from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or from county courthouse records. Publisher Operations Inc Publisher Date 2005 Publisher Location Provo, UT, USA EDIT REPOSITORY Repository Information Name

  • Citation Information

EDIT SOURCE Source Information Title U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 Author Note Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Publisher Operations, Inc. Publisher Date 2010 Publisher Location Provo, UT, USA EDIT REPOSITORY Repository Information Name

  • Source Information

Title U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2 Author Note Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Publisher Operations, Inc. Publisher Date 2010 Publisher Location Provo, UT, USA EDIT REPOSITORY Repository Information Name

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Hi Deborah

I've tried contacting you through a message on a profile you manage, Unknown-373655, and through private messages and a trusted list request, to ask you to update the Last Name at Birth on this profile. As this still remains outstanding could you please action or alternatively orphan the profile so I can do it? Thanks Sarah

posted by Sarah Long
Hi Deborah,

I haven’t heard back from you about the break up of the United Kingdom Project. I hope all is well with you. I assume you don’t wish to join any of the country-level projects at present, and will go ahead and remove the United Kingdom badge. If you wish to join England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland in the future, you would be most welcome to do so via the respective G2G sign-up post.

Many thanks for all your contributions,

Susie :-)

Hi Deborah,

We realise the time has come to dissolve the UK Project in favour of the individual country projects of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

We are checking in with all UK badge holders to find out which country project(s) you would like to be in so you can collaborate with other members, have the opportunity to select which team(s) you would like to join, and so we can ensure you have all the correct badges.

Please respond by PM to let us know which country project(s) you would like to be in. Please don’t assume we know. We are effectively starting from scratch to make sure no one falls through the cracks.

Once you have done this, the Coordinator for Membership in the relevant country project(s) will be in touch to help get you situated.

Many thanks,


Hi Debbie



posted by Russell Laity Jr
Hi Deborah

I am Wendy, England Project coordinator for Welcome and Integration.

I am just checking in to see how things are going, and to thank you on behalf of the England Team, for what you have contributed already to the Project.

I am aware you have had to take a break from the project, but I wanted to let you know, we are ready to welcome you back when you feel able to return.

Please feel free to contact me if i can help in any way.


posted by Wendy (Ling) Sullivan
Yes I'm on the trusted list, thanks!
posted by [Living Schmeeckle]
Hi Debbie,

Thanks for your message.

Unfortunately I'm not at all well at the minute, so the best person to have a word with is the other Cornwall person on point, Gillian (she's super-lovely). HTH!


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

posted by Guy Constantineau
Thank you so much for your kind message of support re. my freespace page, it was very thoughtful of you and I wish you well with your grandfather's profile and the Lancashire calico industry.


Hi Deborah,

I’m Susie the new leader of the England Project. We are contacting all existing members of the project to find out how you are currently involved, and how you would like to be involved moving forward. Please have a look at the England Project page for more information, and then contact either myself or Gillian to let us know what you’d like to do, or if you have any questions. We can then list your interests, help you join the team in the Google group forum for England, and give you any help you might need to get going. If we don’t hear back from you we’ll assume you no longer want to be a part of the England Project at this time.

Many thanks and I look forward to hearing from you,

Susie :-)

Hello Debra,

The sources I have for Katherine (Davis) Hankins are:

1900 - 1930 US Federal Census Tennessee Death Records 1908 - 1958 Tennessee Death Records 1874 - 1955 Tennessee State Marriages 1780 - 2002 US Find a Grave Index 1600's - current Web: Tennessee, Find a Grave Index 1777-2012

I hope this helps.

posted by Johnny Hankins

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