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Loyalist Directory: Alexander McDonald

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Surname : McDonald
Given name : Alexander
Rank : Barrack Master General
Where Resettled : MacDonald's Point, Wickham Parish, Queen's County
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
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Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 25 Mar 1834, Ireland
Settled before war : Staten Island
Date & Place of Death : 28 Mar, 1824, likely at MacDonald's Point, Wickham Parish
Place of Burial : MacDonalds Point, Wickham Parish, Queen's County, NB
Wife Name : Rebecca Earle
Children : John b.1 Mar 1777, m. 31 Dec 1798 Sarah Easton b.11 Sep 1782, d. 20 Feb 1820, m. (2nd) 20 Feb 1823 Mary Belyea b. 1787: one source says he married Susan MacDonald
Marmaduke b. 4 Oct 1778 d. Aug 1779
Ann (died c 1785)
David b. 1784 d. 1 Jul 1866, m. 16 Feb 1813 Jemima Belyea and had ten children
Mary b. 29 Feb, 1788 m. 18 Sep 1805 Steven/Daniel Smith
Ann b. 26 July 1791, married Mar 1810 John Golding born 21 Dec 1788.
Biography : Went to British Colonial America from Scotland and lived on Staten Island. He had an earlier grant in New Brunswick, but soon relocated to Washademoak on the Saint John River. Earlier grant was further north.
Proven Descendants : Victoria 2018.05.25 (Frances Evelyn [Peters] Rose);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Alexander McDonald 25 Mar 1738 - 28 Mar 1834
John McDonald 1 Mar 1777- 28 Mar 1834
James Easton McDonald ca1800 - 23 July 1864
Sarah Jane McDonald ca 1828 -13 Aug 1869
Amy Kezia Underhill 11 Feb 1861 - 11 May 1943
Bertha May (Plummer) Peters 6 Aug 1881 -16 Feb 1945
Douglas Bishop Peters 26 May 1908 - 29 May 1995
Frances Evelyn [Peters] Rose
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : MC80/364 E. Stone Wiggins, History of Queens County, Page 40: see also MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first families in New Brunswick, pgs. 182-183: see MC80/338 1. Allen Jack's Biographical Review, pages 107-108.

Information provided by Fran Rose, Feb. 2019
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