Mc and Mac

Deaths – Surnames Starting with Mc and Mac

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McDonald / MacDonald


McDonald, Alexander Absolom

February 4, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Alexander Absolom McDonald, died 1915 in Halifax, Halifax County

Item can be found in Registration Year: 1915 – Book: 34 – Page: 81 – Number: 282

  • Name: Alexander Absolom McDonald
  • Date of Death: May 18, 1915, age 3 months, 10 days
  • Cause of Death: Cerebral Meningitis
  • Length of Illness: 2 weeks
  • Residence: Harrigan Cove
  • Born: Harrigan Cove
  • Father: William F. McDonald
  • Church: Episcopalian
  • White
  • Physician: Dr. E. W. Dunlop
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Informant: Dr. E. W. Dunlop

MacDonald, Arthur Gordon

February 1, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Arthur Gordon McDonald, died 1911 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1911 – Book: 9 – Page: 249 – Number: 1494

  • Name: Arthur Gordon MacDonald
  • Length of Illness: one year
  • Date of Death: July 21, 1911, age 28 years
  • Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Male, Canadian, Single,
  • Born at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: Fisherman
  • Father: George A. MacDonald
  • Informant: E. W. Dunlops, attending physician
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS on July 22, 1911

McDonald, Charles Edward

March 18, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Charles Edward McDonald, died 1931 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1931 – Book: 88 – Page: 318

Note from Diane: The text is light, making it difficult to read. Please check the original to ensure I have transcribed it correctly.

  • Name: Charles Edward McDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: August 23, 1931, age 84 years, 4 months, 19 days
  • Cause of Death: Carcinoma of the lower lip (cancer); illness for about six years
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Male, British, Married
  • Born April 4, 1847 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: fisherman in the fishing industry
  • Father: Daniel McDonald, born Nova Scotia
  • Mother: Parker, born Nova Scotia
  • Informant: Son: Edward C. MacDonald of Harrigan Cove
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, on August 28, 1931
  • Undertaker: Thos? (Thomas?) Sears, Sherbrooke, NS
  • Clerk: Dorothy M. Johnson?

McDonald – McDonald, Ella Blanch

February 10, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Ella Blanch McDonald, died 1955 in Moose Head, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1955 – Page: 1619

  • Name: Ella Blanch McDonald
  • Place of Death: Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: January 30, 1955, age 70 years, 6 months, 30 days
  • Place of Residence: Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS, lived here for 70 years
  • Female, Canadian, Scottish, Widowed
  • Born June 20 4 (both numbers were recorded), 1884 at Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS
  • Trade: At Home
  • Spouse: William J. McDonald
  • Father: William Joseph McDonald Samuel McDonald, born Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Mother: Maria Moser, born Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS
  • Informant: Daughter: Mrs. James Atkins, of Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove on February 2, 1955
  • Undertaker: Ken Veniotte, Ecum Secum, Guysborough County, NS

MacDonald, Ervin (Irvin) Freeman

February 26, Nova Scotia Genealogy

Ervin Freeman Macdonald, died 1956 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1956 – Page: 4583

  • Name: Ervin Freeman MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: August 31, 1956, age 41 years, 2 months, 26 days
  • Cause of Death: Probable skull fracture and multiple injuries resulting from being struck by a car in a public place on August 31, 1956.
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Male, Canadian, English, Single
  • Born June 26, 1908 1898 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: Laborer, last worked August 31, 1956
  • Father: Jerman Jeremiah Freeman MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Maud MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Informant: Mother: Maud MacDonald of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS on September 2, 1956

MacDonald, George Nicholas

February 27, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

George Nicholas MacDonald, died 1923 in Halifax County, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1923 – Book: 84 – Page: 196

  • Name: George Nicholas MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: November 9, 1923, age 66 years, 3 months, 29 days, 5 hours, 50 min
  • Cause of Death: Carcinoma of Prostate (duration 2 years)
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove
  • Male, English, Married
  • Born at Harrigan Cove
  • Trade: Fisherman
  • Father: Daniel MacDonald, born Mahone Bay
  • Mother: Mary Ann Jordan, born Beaver Harbour
  • Informant: Wife: Mrs. George N. MacDonald
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove on November 12, 1923
  • Undertaker: Thomas Sears, Sherbrooke, NS

MacDonald, Gertie May

February 16, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Gertie May MacDonald, died 1940 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1940 – Book: 193 – Page: 913

  • Name: Gertie May MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: December 31, 1940, age 3 hours
  • Cause of Death: Premature; pregnancy only 7 months along
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Female, Canadian, Scotch, Single
  • Born December 31, 1940 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Father: Trueman Lester MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Mary Ann MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Informant: Father: Trueman MacDonald (made his X mark) of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS on January 2, 1941
  • Undertaker: Thomas Gammon of Harrigan Cove
  • Note added to the bottom below registration information: Can’t locate birth ( I assume they mean birth record)

MacDonald, Gilford Morris

February 7, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Gilford McDonald, died 1924 in Halifax County, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1924 – Book: 84 – Page: 354

  • Name: Gilford McDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: February 8, 1924, age 38 years, 4 months, 24 days
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Male, Scotch, Married
  • Born September 15, 1885 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Trade: Quoddy?, cook in Lunenburg Co., previously worked as a clerk in a store
  • Father: Captain James McDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Isabel Marks, born Ship Harbour
  • Informant: Wife: Mrs. Gilford McDonald of Harrigan Cove
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove on Feb 11, 1924
  • Undertaker: William McDonald of Harrigan Cove

MacDonald, Gladys

January 31, 2017: Nova Scotia Genealogy

Gladys McDonald, died 1943 in Halifax, Halifax County 

Registration Year: 1943 – Book: 210 – Page: 374

  • Name: Gladys McDonald
  • Place of Death: Morris Street Hospital, Halifax, NS.
  • Stay at Hospital: 6 weeks
  • Date of Death: January 13, 1943, age 21
  • Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Female, Canadian, Scotch, Single
  • Born 1921 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Trade: House Duties
  • Father: George Ephraim McDonald, born Harrigan Cove
  • Mother: Maud McDonald, born Harrigan Cove
  • Informant: Brother: Gordon McDonald (?and W. Murdoch), of Harrigan Cove
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove on January 15, 1943
  • Undertaker: Snow & Croft, Halifax, NS

MacDonald, Henry Ephriam

February 15, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Henry Ephriam MacDonald, died 1943 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1943 – Book: 205 – Page: 618

  • Name: Henry Ephriam MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: May 26, 1943, age 82 years, 10 months, 16 days
  • Cause of Death: Intestinal Carcinoma
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS, lived there for 82 years
  • Male, Canadian, Scotch, Married
  • Born July 10, 1860 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: Laborer, day laborer, fishing, for 56 years, last worked 12 years ago
  • Spouse: Maggie Rumley
  • Father: Daniel MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Maryann Jordan, born Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Informant: Son-in-law: Reginald J. Hare of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove on May 28th
  • Undertaker: Thomas Gammon, Harrigan Cove, N S

MacDonald, James William

February 6, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

James William MacDonald, died 1940 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1940 – Book: 193 – Page: 349

  • Name: James William MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: October 15, 1940, age 89 years, 7 months, 24 days
  • Cause of Death: Uremia, attributing factors: Chronic Nephritis
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS, since July 24, 1889
  • Male, Canadian, Scotch, Widower
  • Born February 21, 1851 at Harrigan Cove
  • Trade: Captain of Coasting Sea for 45 years, last worked 25 years ago
  • Father: Daniel MacDonald, born Shelburne, NS
  • Mother: Elizabeth Heron, born Shelburne, NS
  • Informant: Grandson: Earle G. Snow of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Undertaker: Connor’s, Sheet Harbour, NS

McDonald – MacDonald, Mary Ann Jordan

February 16, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Mary Ann MacDonald, died 1941 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1941 – Book: 193 – Page: 543

  • Name: Mary Ann MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: March 17, 1941, age 33 years, 9 months
  • Cause of Death: Tuberculosis of lung, contributing factor: premature child birth in November 1940
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, NS; lived there 33 years, 9 months
  • Female, Canadian, Scotch, Married
  • Born June 17, 1907 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: Housewife for 20 years, last worked October 1940
  • Spouse: Trueman MacDonald
  • Father: Henry Ephriam MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Margaret Rumley, born Liscombe (sic), NS
  • Informant: Husband: Trueman MacDonald of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, March 19, 1941
  • Undertaker: Thomas Gammon of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Death Certificate signed by clerk and Trueman MacDonald made his X mark, at Necum Teuch, March 18, 1941. It was noted: No doctor in attendance.

MacDonald, Sherman David

February 13, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Shetman David MacDonald, died 1963 in Quoddy, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1963 – Page: 4188

Note from Diane: The death record was indexed as Shetman David MacDonald because the fourth letter in the original document looks like a T.

  • Name: Shetman (sic) David MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Quoddy, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: June 29, 1963, age 33 years, 1 month, 15 days
  • Cause of Death: Multiple injuries sustained during a two-car collision
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Male, Canadian, Anglo Saxon English, Single
  • Born May 12, 1930 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: Fisherman for six years, last worked June 28, 1963
  • Father: Trueman MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Mary Ann MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Informant: Brother: Raymond MacDonald of Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS on July 1, 1963
  • Undertaker: D. R. Veinotte

MacDonald, Trueman Lester

February 16, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Trueman MacDonald, died 1951 in Cole Harbour, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1951 – Page: 3705

  • Name: Trueman MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Halifax County Hospital, Cole Harbour, Halifax County, NS
  • Stay at Hospital: 1 month (treated from January 22, 1951 until time of death)
  • Date of Death: February 23, 1951, age 55 years
  • Cause of Death: Fractured Skull caused by truck accident on Highway (which states it happened September 2, 1950, but difficult to read), accompanied by pneumonia.
  • Note Stapled to top of Death Certificate: Quest. 27: No further information available as to whether Deceased was a pedestrian, etc.
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Male, Canadian, Scotch, Married
  • Born 1896 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Trade: fisherman
  • Spouse:  –
  • Father: Unknown
  • Mother: Unknown
  • Informant: No Relation: Halifax County Hospital, Cole Harbour
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove, NS, on February 23, 1951
  • Undertaker: Zincks Funeral Services Ltd, Dartmouth

MacDonald, Walter Grant

March 10, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

Walter MacDonald, died 1942 in Harrigan Cove, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1942 – Book: 205 – Page: 314

  • Name: Walter MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: September 14, 1942, age 66 years, 4 months, 27 days
  • Cause of Death: Gangrene left foot
  • Place of Residence: Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Male, Canadian, Scotch, Married
  • Born: April 11, 1876 at Harrigan Cove
  • Trade: Fisherman for 50 years, last worked June 1942
  • Spouse: Eva MacDonald
  • Father: George MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove
  • Mother: Elizabeth Atkins, born Harrigan Cove
  • Informant: No Relation: Earl Snow of Harrigan Cove
  • Buried: Quoddy on September 16, 1942
  • Undertaker: Friends
  • Clerk: G. R. Beaver

McDonald, William Joseph

February 10, 2017; Nova Scotia Genealogy

William Joseph MacDonald, died 1950 in Moose Head, Halifax County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1950 – Page: 5357

  • Name: William Joseph MacDonald
  • Place of Death: Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS
  • Date of Death: September 15, 1950, age 75 years, 11 months, 1 day
  • Cause of Death: Cancer of the lower lip (length of illness: February 1949 to September 10, 1950)
  • Place of Residence: Moose Head (sic), NS, living there 5 years
  • Male, Canadian, English, Married
  • Born October 14, 1874 at Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Trade: fisherman for 56 years, last fished in 1945
  • Spouse: Ella Blanch MacDonald
  • Father: Charles MacDonald, born Harrigan Cove, NS
  • Mother: Leveina Parker, born Owl’s Head, Halifax County, NS
  • Informant: Son: Richard McDonald of Moose Head (sic), Halifax County, NS
  • Buried: Harrigan Cove Cemetery on September 16, 1950

Sources

Nova Scotia Genealogy: Vital Records for the province of Nova Scotia

2017 DT

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