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Memorable Manitobans: Angus R. McDonald (1862-?)

Farmer.

Born in Bruce Township, Ontario on 5 November 1862, son of Robert and Annie McDonald, he quit school at the age of 18 to work on the family farm. In 1882 he took up a homestead claimi in Township 18, Range 24 near Shoal Lake, Manitoba. He grew crops and raised cattle and horses. On 24 April 1894, he married Margaret Smith. They had six children: Robert J. McDonald, James McDonald, Angus D. McDonald, John McDonald, Archibald McDonald, and Rachel McDonald.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 May 2010

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