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Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert?
« on: Tuesday 24 April 18 04:49 BST (UK) »
I am looking for the parents of Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert. So their daughter was born in England. According to her marriage certificate in Spokane, Washington, USA to Jesse Albert Moulin, her parents were Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert. It shows Walter as being born in Scotland and Mary Ann Colbert being born in England. I found another death certificate for another son named James Mcdonald in Wyoming that lists the parents as being born in Ireland. So I'm kind of all over the place on this one.

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Re: Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert?
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 24 April 18 05:34 BST (UK) »
Looking at Anc trees - Was Walter and Mary Ann's daughter Marguerite Mcdonald  b about 1884??

There is the possible marriage in 1873 in Whitehaven  https://www.familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2DGQ-N8Y

And possible family in 1881 although both parents are born in Ireland  :-\ https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WM-K78K

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Added - Looking at the GRO Birth Index

MARGARET  MCDONALD Mothers Maiden Name   CULBERT 
GRO Ref 1879  June Qrtr in WHITEHAVEN  Vol 10B  Page 609

And  I see James McDonald's marriages in Montana lists his birth as about 1882 Cumberland, England

JAMES  MACDONALD  Mother's Maiden Name   COLBERT      
GRO Ref 1881  Dec Qrtr  WHITEHAVEN  Vol 10B  Page 557

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Re: Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert?
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 24 April 18 06:11 BST (UK) »
1881 census Arlecdon Cumberland
George Street

Walter Macdonald 40  Iron Ore Miner born Ireland
Mary A 27 born Ireland
Catherine 7 born Cumberland
John 6
Ellen 4
Margaret 2

New GRO index   all registered Whitehaven registration district, Cumberland(Cumbria)
Catherine 1874 mmn Culbert
John 1875 mmn Culbart
Eleanor 1877 mmn Culbert  -----Ellen in 1881 census
Margaret 1879 mmn Culbert
James 1881 mmn Colbert

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Re: Walter Mcdonald and Mary Ann Colbert?
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 24 April 18 06:32 BST (UK) »
Looks like they married in a registry office so you will have to get a copy of the marriage certificate
it will tell you the fathers names of both bride and groom.

Whitehaven registration district, 1873 July/August/September quarter Volume 10b page 937. 


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Notes on the 1910 census James McDonald states he came to the USA 1895.