My great-grandfather George did apply for his Civil War pension. I will be writing about that in future posts but at this time I am taking a break from this blog to focus on other lines of my family.
Ronald S. McDonald married Grace Barclay, the daughter of George and Amarilla. These two individuals are my grandparents. I have not posted about this marriage on this blog for I am trying to be chronological about George and Amarilla’s lives and events. Ronald and Grace married in 1898 in Wisconsin, in secret!
I did share about my grandparents in another blog about my dad’s McDonald side where I will share about my trip:
The Man Who Lived Airplanes: http://macdonellfamily.wordpress.com/
Ronald’s family came from Quebec and probably originally settled in Ontario. I have long wanted to visit Ontario and Quebec and will be doing so soon.
The other blog involved is the blog about my mother’s family and I will share other parts of the trips on that blog:
Boardmans and Browns of Winnipeg blog: http://boardmanbrown.wordpress.com/
Don’t worry, I will let you know what is happening as I travel along. The Man Who Lived Airplanes will be the main focus of the trip to Ontario and Quebec. The Boardman and Browns will cover the visit to Hastings County and British Columbia. I am trying to keep the research specific to the theme of the blog.
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There are actually “Barkley’s” and Kellers Canada. I wonder?