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Louise Russell Harris MacDonald
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1891
Stoneham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1961
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Louise R. Harris, 69 yrs., the daughter of, Charlotte Rosene (Parsons) and George Bartol Harris

She married, James Joseph MacDonald on Nov. 24, 1913, in Portland, Cumberland Co., Maine. They were both from Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. In 1929 they made their home in Somerville Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

1940 US FED CENSUS shows Lousie a widow her husband James passed before 1940

Ref. Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922, Record of a Marriage, occupation of both, Clerk, 24 Nov 1913, Justice of the Peace, Gardner M. Parker Jr., Gorham, Maine

Louise and James, had four children, Mary Louise (Albert Beaurivage) & (William Crowell), Ruth L. (James Willard Terry), James J. MacDonald Jr. (Florence E. Dinsmoor)and Irene (Selvia "Frank" Ralls). In 1930 the family was living in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. I have listed the married names of their children.

Grandson, Daniel Puryear Terry

Recollections:
Before we moved to California, I often would visit Aunt Lou. We lived in Washington Elms housing project and she lived in the Newton Court housing project which were across the street from each other, and each consisted of many buildings. At the time Aunt Lou was a heavy smoker. She loved to listen to the radio soaps: Stella Dallas, One Man's Family, Young Doctor malone, are a few that come to mind. Lou worked at the Margaret Fuller House, and on occasion, when Mom couldn't be at home for my coming home from school for lunch, I'd go over to the Margaret Fuller House and Aunt Lou would fix me a bowl of soup. In the office at Margaret Fuller House, they had a stem telephone that always intrigued me. The dial was part of the phone base, then a stem came up about eight inches high with the mouth piece coming out of the top of the stem and an ear piece craddle came off of the stem. The Margaret Fuller House was always a very popluar place for us kids to go to. Margaret Fuller was a very famous person. I think she worked early with women's rights and the plight of poor people. Aunt Lou was very gargarious and outgoing, Irene to me seemed to be very quiet. Irene lived with Lou for many years, I think until she got married.

Art, (Louise's nephew) Jan 2011

Ref., US FED CENSUS 1900-1910-1920-1930
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Bartol Harris (1855 - 1915)
  Charlotte Rosene Parsons Harris (1861 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  James Joseph MacDonald (1896 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Mary Louise MacDonald Crowell (1915 - 2006)*
  Ruth L. MacDonald Terry (1921 - 1956)*
  James Joseph MacDonald (1924 - 1989)*
  Irene Theresa MacDonald Ralls (1930 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edgar Harris (1878 - 1950)**
  Nellie Bartol Harris Weber (1885 - 1967)*
  Hattie Rosene Harris Fitch (1887 - 1971)*
  Marion Harris Spaulding (1889 - 1973)*
  Louise Russell Harris MacDonald (1891 - 1961)
  Norwood Harris (1895 - 1929)*
  Ruth Harris Thombs (1897 - 1961)*
  Winnifred Holden Harris Earley (1900 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
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Record added: Mar 01, 2008
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Louise Russell <i>Harris</i> MacDonald
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Louise Russell <i>Harris</i> MacDonald
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