William Macdonald

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William Macdonald

Also Known As: "William McDonald", "William Mc Donald", "William Mac Donald"
Birthplace: Liverpool
Death: April 17, 1905 (54)
1322 40th Street, Brooklyn, NY #7547
Place of Burial: Calvary Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Macdonald and Grace Barbara Mackay
Husband of Ellen Mary Lamb
Father of Margaret Virginia Macdonald; Ellen C. Macdonald and Grace Virginia Macdonald
Brother of Barbara Macdonald; John Macdonald; Ellen Macdonald; Ann Macdonald; Colin Macdonald and 2 others

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About William Macdonald


September 29, 1878: Manhattan Marriage Certificate #5263 William McDonald (36) a ships cook, born in Ireland to Alexander McDonald and Grace McCoy Nellie Mcleoy Lamb (25) of 47 Oliver Street Married by H.C. Macdonald, pastor Witnesses: Chris Moran and Maggie Lamb October 14, 1879: William "McDonald" was Naturalized. Occupation: Stewart Residence: 99 Madison Street Witness: Peter Lamb who listed his address as 47 Oliver Street, whose occupation is Boarding House. He signed his name as Pete Lamb. 1880 Census: 44 (?) Madison Street, NYC William age 27 is a Steward on a boat, his wife, Helen 21 is keeping house,and Grace 2 mos. at home. There are an assortment of people boarding with them: Bridget Gitman, a 64 year old widow, Morris O'Donnell 40, Thomas Noonan 44, Michael Branigan(?), Margaret Hart 24 and her grandson, Dominick 3. 1900 Census: 64 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY William McDonald age 46 is a widower whose occupation was noted as a steward, renting this home. His daughters, Gracie B. is 19, a saleslady who has been unemployed for 8 months, her sister, Ellen C., age 18, an embroider, also unemployed for 2 months and Margaret V., age 16 in school. All are noted as able to read, write and speak english. April 17, 1905: Death Certificate #7547 According to the information on this certificate, William MacDonald died at 1322 40th Street, a private residence (borough actually is not noted, but his doctor signing this certificate is from Fort Hamilton Parkway) at the age of 48 years. Occupation: cook Birthplace: Scotland How long a resident of New York: 14 years Father's name: Unknown Father's birthplace: Scotland Mother's name: Grace MacDonald Mother's birthplace: Scotland Cause od death: Pulmonary odema - Chronic Brights Disease - Endocarditis Place of Burial: Calvary Cemetery Date of Burial: Thursday, April 20, 1905 Undertaker: L.W. Hill Place of business: 396 Gates Avenue

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November 1850
March 31, 1851
9 Litherland Alley, Liverpool, Lanca, England
March 1880
January 9, 1882
February 20, 1884
April 17, 1905
Age 54
1322 40th Street, Brooklyn, NY #7547
April 20, 1905
Age 54
Calvary Cemetery