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M[a]cDONALD families of Broad Cove area anytime from 1870-1911

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Re: M[a]cDONALD families of Broad Cove area anytime from 1870-1911

Posted: 4 May 2012 8:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have the Mac/McDonald nightmare, squared.
My great grandparents were both Mac/McDonalds before they married.

Angus McDonald married Flora Belle McDonald and they seem to flip-flop between the Mac & Mc.

I was going crazy trying to find the family on the Canadian censuses and finally resorted to a visual search.
On the 1891 census I found the Mc/Mac names recorded as "Donald Mc, Flora". The prefix was listed after the root name!
Flora McDonald was Donald Mc, Flora
Angus McInnis was Innis Mc, Angus

That is the stuff that will drive you nuts.
Here is a blog entry on the topic, if interested...
http://epluribus.me/2011/08/14/nova-scotian-nightmare-those-...
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
ancestralfami... 14 Feb 2012 7:05PM GMT 
BurdetteU 20 Mar 2012 3:00PM GMT 
ancestralfami... 21 Mar 2012 3:11PM GMT 
newzentorian 5 May 2012 2:49AM GMT 
ancestralfami... 5 May 2012 5:39PM GMT 
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