Roderick MacDonald

Male Abt 1815 - 1891  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Roderick MacDonald 
    Born Abt 1815  West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID DA4A7526233B4C4B98ED2385A1E2415E03C2 
    Died Between 1881 and 1891  West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I939  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2009 

    Father John "Mor" MacDonald,   b. 1780, Barra?, Outer Hebrides?, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 90 years) 
    Mother Isabel MacInnis,   b. 1786, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1877, Cape Mabou, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1809  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MacDonald,   b. Abt 1825, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1843  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Angus MacDonald,   b. Abt 1844, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Donald MacDonald,   b. Abt 1848, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Roderick MacDonald,   b. Abt 1850, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
     4. John MacDonald,   b. Abt 1852, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary MacDonald,   b. 1854, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1876, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     6. Isabel MacDonald,   b. Abt 1856, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Neil MacDonald,   b. Abt 1858, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Alexander MacDonald,   b. Abt 1860, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Robert MacDonald,   b. Abt 1863, West Mabou Harbour, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Charles MacDonald,   b. Abt 1867, Little Mabou, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1871 Census household 105 Port Hood p. 34
      Rodricke McDonald 56 born NS Catholic farmer married no read no write
      Mary McDonald 46 born NS Catholic no read no write no read no write
      Angus McDonald 26 farmer
      Donald McDonald 22 farmer
      John McDonald 18 farmer
      Mary McDonald 16
      Issabell McDonald 14 in school
      Neil McDonald 12 in school
      Alexander McDonald 10
      Robert McDonald 7
      Charles McDonald

      Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
      Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
      Roderick MCDONALD M Male Scottish 66 Nova Scotia Farmer Catholic
      Mary MCDONALD M Female Scottish 45 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Donald MCDONALD Male Scottish 30 Nova Scotia Laborer Catholic
      John MCDONALD Male Scottish 27 Nova Scotia Laborer Catholic
      Neil MCDONALD Male Scottish 21 Nova Scotia Laborer Catholic
      Isabella MCDONALD Female Scottish 23 Nova Scotia Servant Catholic
      Alexander MCDONALD Male Scottish 19 Nova Scotia Farmer'S Son Catholic
      Robert MCDONALD Male Scottish 17 Nova Scotia Farmer'S Son Catholic
      Charles MCDONALD Male Scottish 13 Nova Scotia Catholic
      Source Information:
      Census Place Port Hood, Inverness, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375801
      NA Film Number C-13165
      District 4
      Sub-district F
      Page Number 35
      Household Number 139

      1891 Census of Canada
      36 PHd2 90 1 McDonald Mary F 62 W Head N NNC Farmer 1W2/4
      36 PHd2 90 2 McDonald John M 35 Son N NNC Laborer Ef W
      36 PHd2 90 6 McDonald Isabella F 27 Dau N NNC RW
      36 PHd2 90 3 McDonald Alexander M 27 Son N NNC Fisherman
      36 PHd2 90 4 McDonald Robert M 25 Son N NNC Fisherman
      36 PHd2 90 5 McDonald Charles M 22 Son N NNC Farmer

      "Mabou Pioneers" p 606 claims full number of children of Roderick McDonald and Mary (McDonald) McDonald as: Angus, Donald, John, Neil, Alexander, Robert, Charles, Roderick, Mary and Isabel.

      Angus married Dorothy WALKER "Iain Alasdair Bhain", with issue
      Donald was married with issue.
      John never married
      Neil married Mary "Meshag Iain Gilleasbuig" MacINTYRE with issue (p. 603)
      Alexander never married
      Robert never married
      Charles married Anne RANKIN (Duncan of Sight Point). No issue p. 842
      Roderick died young
      Mary died at 20 years old
      Isabel married in Grand Mira