Column: One-Name Study for Common Names

Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Tuesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex) Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook) Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Title: One-Name Study for Common Names Snippet: Put your…

Mc/MacDonald Nova Scotia Mailing List

A little more than a week ago, I created a mailing list to discuss the Mc/MacDonald families who settled in Nova Scotia. Through this list, I hope descendants of these many families will be able to solve the mysteries within their tree branches. Everyone with an interest in Mc/MacDonald families in Nova Scotia is welcome…

One Name Study – William McDonald

Do you have one of those names in your family tree, one that everyone else seems to have, too? I do. It’s William McDonald. Actually, I have three in my direct family line and a few others scattered amongst the branches. Let’s see, there’s William McDonald, son of Mary Robichaud and Alexander McDonald, who was…