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Col Edward Charles McDonald
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1803
Death: Jan. 15, 1862
Winchester City
Virginia, USA

Served on the staff of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price, CSA. Edward attended the United States Military Academy. He was expelled for being part of a group of Cadets that chased a flock of sheep into the Hudson River, drowning them. He then worked as a surveyor in Missouri. Afterward he spent time in Mexico, then returned to St. Louis. He undertook the study of law. In 1833 he married Frances Elisabeth Singleton. He built the first brick house in Hannibal, Missouri. His second wife was Susan Ellen Peake, sister of Cornellia Peake McDonald, wife of Col. Angus William McDonald and brother to Edward Charles. He died of pneumonia contracted while travling to Richmond to attain funds for the war effort in the Mid West. He made it to the family home at Winchester, Va where he passed away two days later with his brother Angus at his side.

Many thanks for additional information given by:
Angus MacDonald
Ranchos de Taos, NM


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susan Ellen Peake McDonald (1818 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Frances McDonald Corbyn (1834 - 1909)*
  James Singleton McDonald (1838 - 1905)*
  Millicent McDonald (1844 - 1925)*
  Ellen Linton McDonald Coakley (1844 - 1886)*
  Edward Charles McDonald (1846 - 1901)*
  Thompson McDonald (1847 - 1902)*
  Angus McDonald (1854 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Stonewall Confederate Cemetery
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jun 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14503289
Col Edward Charles McDonald
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Col Edward Charles McDonald
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Col Edward Charles McDonald
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