Archibald Dougal McDonald

M, b. 1897, d. 1929
  • Archibald Dougal McDonald was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald.
  • At the age of 22 years, Archibald Dougal McDonald married Gladys Quasly in 1919 in Queensland.
  • Archibald Dougal McDonald and Gladys Quasly appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Archie was a farmer.
  • Archibald Dougal McDonald died in 1929 in Queensland.

Catherine McDonald

F, b. circa 1850

Catherine McDonald

F, b. 1876, d. 1877
  • Catherine McDonald was born in 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm.
  • Catherine McDonald died in 1877 in Queensland.

Christina Margaret McDonald

F, b. 1909

Clara Agnes McDonald

F, b. 12 March 1882, d. 14 September 1956
  • Clara Agnes McDonald was born on 12 March 1882 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Fanny Primmer.
  • At the age of 25 years, Clara Agnes McDonald married Malcolm Stewart in 1908 in New Zealand.
  • In 1942,her husband, Malcolm Stewart died in New Zealand.
  • Clara Agnes McDonald died on 14 September 1956 in New Zealand at age 74. She was formerly of Goring Road, Auckland.

David Bedge McDonald

M, b. circa 1890, d. 1969
  • David Bedge McDonald was born circa 1890. He was the son of Angus McDonald and Kate Rankin.
  • David Bedge McDonald married Emma Jane Brown in 1919 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • David Bedge McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. David was a cream grader and most likely worked at the butter factory.
  • In 1967,his wife, Emma Jane Brown died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • David Bedge McDonald died in 1969 in Queensland.

Donald Alexander McDonald

M, b. 31 July 1871, d. 4 January 1938
  • Donald Alexander McDonald was born on 31 July 1871 in William's Camp, Drayton, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm.
  • Conditional approval for Donald Alexander McDonald's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 10 acres of land at Ravensbourne. His father also selected land at Ravensbourne. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • At the age of 22 years, Donald Alexander McDonald married Elizabeth McDonald in 1894 in Queensland.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald. The Queenslander reported that applications for certificates at Ravensbourne for the following selections were adjourned for inspection:- John M'Laughlan, William Richards, August F. Beutel, Gustav F. Beutel, Robert Shedden, Ann Walsh, Donald A McDonald, Hugh M'Erlean, Mary Ryan, Charles McQuillan, Frederick Reuschle, Jacob Weller, Harriet E. Austin, Emma L. Austin, Charles Wallace, Henry McLeod, and William J. H. Austin.
  • He and Elizabeth McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. He was a labourer.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald and Jane Elizabeth McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a farmer.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer.
  • He and Elizabeth McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer. Their son John was also a labourer and daughter Jessie carried out home duties.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son John was also a labourer. Their daughter Elsie also lived with them.
  • Donald Alexander McDonald died on 4 January 1938 in Ravensbourne, Queensland, at age 66.
  • He was buried in Ravensbourne Cemetery.

Children of Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald

Dorothy Gertrude McDonald

F, b. 10 April 1907, d. 1983
  • Dorothy Gertrude McDonald was born on 10 April 1907 in Queensland. She was the daugther of Annie Ethyl Tighe and John McDonald.
  • At the age of 20 years, Dorothy Gertrude McDonald married William Pettinger, son of William Pettinger Brewer and Sarah Jane Page, in 1928 in Queensland.
  • On 25 October 1969,her husband, William Pettinger died in Queensland.
  • Dorothy Gertrude McDonald died in 1983 in Queensland.

Dugald McDonald

M, b. 1844, d. 1878
  • Dugald McDonald was born in 1844 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was the son of Archibald McDonald and Mary McGregor.
  • Dugald McDonald married Jane Paterson circa 1865.
  • Dugald McDonald died in 1878 in Mort Estate, Toowoomba, Queensland.

Child of Dugald McDonald and Jane Paterson

Elizabeth McDonald

F, b. 1876, d. 8 April 1955
  • Elizabeth McDonald was born in 1876. She was the daughter of John McDonald and Jane Paterson.
  • At the age of 18 years, Elizabeth McDonald married Donald Alexander McDonald, son of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm, in 1894 in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth McDonald and Donald Alexander McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. He was a labourer.
  • Elizabeth McDonald and Donald Alexander McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer.
  • Elizabeth McDonald and Donald Alexander McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer. Their son John was also a labourer and daughter Jessie carried out home duties.
  • On 4 January 1938,her husband, Donald Alexander McDonald died in Ravensbourne, Queensland, at age 66.
  • Elizabeth McDonald died on 8 April 1955 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 9 April 1955 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES2-008-0045 - She is buried next to her son John.

Children of Elizabeth McDonald and Donald Alexander McDonald

Elsie Maud McDonald

F, b. 27 March 1889, d. 3 November 1958
  • Elsie Maud McDonald was born on 27 March 1889 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Fanny Primmer.
  • At the age of 25 years, Elsie Maud McDonald married Herbert Sylvester Beare in 1915 in New Zealand.
  • In 1953,her husband, Herbert Sylvester Beare died in New Zealand.
  • Elsie Maud McDonald died on 3 November 1958 in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 69.

Elsie May McDonald

F, b. 1908
  • Elsie May McDonald was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald.
  • In 1920, Elsie May McDonald and Frances (Maud) Murphy were given the honour of taking part in the opening of the bridge at Five-ways in Ravensbourne. They held the ribbon that was broken as the first car crossed the bridge.
  • Elsie May McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll with Donald Alexander McDonald in 1930 in Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son John was also a labourer. Their daughter Elsie also lived with them.

Fanny McDonald

F, b. 30 March 1876, d. 22 June 1912
  • Fanny McDonald was born on 30 March 1876 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Fanny Primmer.
  • Fanny McDonald died on 22 June 1912 in Devonport, New Zealand, at age 36.

Florence Marion McDonald

F, b. 1 May 1878, d. July 1959
  • Florence Marion McDonald was born on 1 May 1878 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Fanny Primmer.
  • In May 1924 Florence Marion McDonald lived in Waipapa Rd, Haitaitai, Wellington, New Zealand. This address was given on her mother, who was living with her at the time, when her borther Leonard was admiitted to Porirua Hospital.
  • Florence Marion McDonald died in July 1959 in Wellington at age 81.

George Conrad McDonald

M, b. 16 July 1874, d. 1957
  • George Conrad McDonald was born on 16 July 1874 in Nelson, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of John McDonald and Fanny Primmer.
  • George Conrad McDonald commenced school at Bridge Street Boys School in February 1888. George's parents address was Alton Street, Nelson. George left the school on 15 June the same year - next placing home.
  • He enlisted in the Army in 1902. He received a Military Pension - service number 6168, next of kin his mother Fanny McDonald of Collingwood Street, Nelson.
  • At the age of 34 years, George Conrad McDonald married Bertha Josephine Stobaus in 1909 in All Saint's Church, Nelson, New Zealand. Bertha was the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs A Stobaus, Vincent Street, Nelson. George was the son of Mrs F McDonald, Collingwood St, Nelson.
  • George was listed as living at Moonie Pond's, Melbourne on his brother's hospital admission
    on 2 May 1924.
  • George Conrad McDonald died in 1957 in Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria. (Moody Ponds.)

Gladys Irene McDonald

F, b. circa 1910

Helen Dawson McDonald

F, b. 1876, d. August 1936
  • Helen Dawson McDonald was born in 1876. She was the daughter of James McDonald and Margaret Donald Wilson.
  • At the age of 22 years, Helen Dawson McDonald married Robert Johnston Reddiex in 1898 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • Helen Dawson McDonald and Robert Johnston Reddiex immigrated in 1911. Robert 37 and Helen 35, were listed on the nominated immigration index with their six children Maggie 12, Mary 11, Nellie 9, James 8, Elizabeth 4 and William 2. However no ship was given. It appears that only family members arrived in 1911. Others came in Queensland on 1 Sep 1925 and Jan 1926 - Mary (9 Jan 1926 from London aged 25) and James (24 Apr 1925 from London aged 21.)
  • Helen Dawson McDonald died in August 1936 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 22 August 1936 in Toowong Cemetery.

Children of Helen Dawson McDonald and Robert Johnston Reddiex

Henry McDonald

M, b. circa 1870

Howard Claud McDonald

M, b. March 1912, d. 6 September 1912
  • Howard Claud McDonald was born in March 1912.
  • He was the son of James Peter McDonald and Mary Rodda.
  • Howard Claud McDonald died on 6 September 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 8 September 1912 in Goombungee Cemetery.

James Beaumont McDonald

M, b. 1897

James Peter McDonald

M, b. circa 1885
  • James Peter McDonald was born circa 1885.
  • James Peter McDonald married Mary Rodda circa 1910.
  • On 8 September 1912,James Peter McDonald's son, Howard Claud McDonald was buried in Goombungee Cemetery.

Child of James Peter McDonald and Mary Rodda

James Thomas McDonald

M, b. circa 1885

Jane Elizabeth McDonald

F, b. 1894

Janet McDonald

F, b. circa 1844, d. 1881
  • Janet McDonald was born circa 1844. She was the daughter of Archibald McDonald and Mary McGregor.
  • Janet McDonald married Robert Craig Shedden in 1871 in Queensland.
  • Janet McDonald died in 1881 in Queensland. She most likely died in child birth.

Children of Janet McDonald and Robert Craig Shedden

Jessie McDonald

F, b. circa 1866, d. 1867
  • Jessie McDonald was born circa 1866.
  • She was the daughter of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm.
  • Jessie McDonald died in 1867 in Queensland.

Jessie Maud McDonald

F, b. 1902

John McDonald

M, b. 1869, d. 22 December 1920
  • John McDonald was born in 1869 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm.
  • At the age of 24 years, John McDonald married Jane Handford, daughter of William Handford and Caroline Voicey, in 1893 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 John was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • John McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll with John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm in 1903 in Goombungee. John was a farmer as were their sons Robert and John.
  • John McDonald died on 22 December 1920 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 23 December 1920 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00J-0010.

Children of John McDonald and Jane Handford

John McDonald

M, b. 1844, d. 7 July 1907
  • John McDonald was born in 1844 in Scotland. He was the son of Duncan McDonald and Margaret Forbis.
  • At the age of 20 years, John McDonald married Jessie Chisolm on 16 November 1864 in Inverness, Scotland.
  • Conditional approval for John McDonald's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 40 acres of land at Ravensboune. His son Donald also selected land at Ravensbourne. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • He and Jessie Chisolm appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. John was a farmer as were their sons Robert and John.
  • John McDonald died on 7 July 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 9 July 1909 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES1-003-0031.

Children of John McDonald and Jessie Chisolm

John McDonald

M, b. 1867

John McDonald

M, b. 1896, d. 2 December 1950
  • John McDonald was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald.
  • John McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll with Donald Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth McDonald in 1925 in Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer. Their son John was also a labourer and daughter Jessie carried out home duties.
  • John McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll with Donald Alexander McDonald in 1930 in Ravensbourne. Donald was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son John was also a labourer. Their daughter Elsie also lived with them.
  • John McDonald died on 2 December 1950 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 4 December 1954 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES2-008-0044. He is buried next to his mother.