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Murdoch MAC DONALD & Family

Murdoch Mac Donald was born in 1895 in NORTH SHORE,Cape Breton. His
parents were Mary and Angus Mac Donald.He moved to Sydney in the 1920's
and worked at and operated grocery stores for the next 40 years. He was
a lay  minister at the Sydney Gospel Hall for this time period.
    He married  Mary (Millie) Caswell, and they had 6 children;
  Robert    Beryl      Lois     Kenneth     Keith      Carol
  Halifax   Sydney     Sydney    Halifax    Sydney    Brit.Columbia

  Murdoch died in March 1961, and is buried in Hardwood Cemetery,Sydney.

Murdoch's Family ....



16. Murdoch MAC DONALD (photo) was born on May 7 1895 in Indian Brook, North Shore, NS.(2) He was buried in 1961 in Hardwood Hill,Sydney,NS. He died on Mar 13 1961 in Sydney,Nova Scotia.

Mary Amelia (Millie) CASWELL (photo) was born on Feb 10 1898 in Newfoundland. She died Mar 23 1984Sydney,NS. Murdoch MAC DONALD and Mary Amelia (Millie) CASWELL had the following children:

+25 i. Robert Milnes MAC DONALD. 26 ii. Beryl (Mary) MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Nov 15 1928 in Sydney,NS. 27 iii. Lois Gwendolyn MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Aug 9 1930 in Sydney,NS.

+28 iv. Kenneth Cecil MAC DONALD. +29 v. Murdoch Keith MAC DONALD. +30 vi. Carol Mae MAC DONALD.


25. Robert Milnes MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Apr 19 1927 in Sydney,NS.

He was married to Daphne MILLS on Oct 6 1951. Robert Milnes MAC DONALD and Daphne MILLS had the following children:

48 i. Robert WHYTE MAC DONALD was born on Apr 19 1957. +49 ii. Cheryl LYNN MAC DONALD.


28. Kenneth Cecil MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Apr 11 1932 in Sydney,NS.

He was married to Fern YOUNG on Aug 7 1963. Kenneth Cecil MAC DONALD and Fern YOUNG had the following children:

50 i. Wade Murdoch MAC DONALD was born on Aug 28 1964 in Halifax,NS. 51 ii. Shane MAC DONALD was born on Mar 21 1968 in Halifax,NS. 52 iii. Jyl MAC DONALD was born on Feb 2 1969 in Halifax,NS.


29. Murdoch Keith MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Jan 25 1938.

He was married to Mary Louise BONNELL. Murdoch Keith MAC DONALD and Mary Louise BONNELL had the following children:

+53 i. David Phillip MAC DONALD. +54 ii. Kimberley Ann MAC DONALD. +55 iii. Jane Louise MAC DONALD. +56 iv. Darryl Gordon MAC DONALD.


30. Carol Mae MAC DONALD (photo) was born on Jul 26 1941 in Sydney,NS.

She was married to George RAMSAY on Apr 4 1964. Carol Mae MAC DONALD and George RAMSAY had the following children:

+57 i. Kevin Albert RAMSAY. +58 ii. Ian David RAMSAY. 59 iii. Kevin Albert RAMSAY was born on Jan 14 1965. 60 iv. Ian David RAMSAY was born on Nov 19 1970.


Murdoch Keith MacDonald 67, SYDNEY - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Keith Mac Donald of Kennedy Avenue, Sydney, Monday, May 9, 2005. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Murdoch and Mary Amelia (Caswell) Mac- Donald. Keith was retired from the Cape Breton County Correctional Centre, where he was employed as a correctional officer for several years. He also spent many happy years in auto sales where he made many friends. He was a member of the Sydney Pensioners Club, where he was unbeatable at tarabish. Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Louise (Bonnell); sons, Dav i d (Esther) , Lawrencetown, and Darryl (Esther), Truro; daughters, Kimberley (David) Briggins, Halifax, and Jane (Jerry) Aguinaga, Tantallon; eight grandchildren, Jonathan, Ben, Christopher, Rebekah, Jenna, Sam, Lauren and Mary Elizabeth; sisters, Beryl MacDonald and Lois MacDonald, Sydney, and Carol (George) Ramsay, Halifax; brother, Robert, Dartmouth; and mother-in-law, Elizabeth Bonnell. He will be sadly missed by his loyal cat, Buddy. Keith was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth. Visitation will be held at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held at Sydney Gospel Hall, Whitney Avenue, Friday, 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Hardwood Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Now free of life’s struggles, he is at peace with the Lord.