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 Edna Ann <I>Stewart</I> McDonald

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Edna Ann Stewart McDonald

  • Birth 4 May 1840 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 15 Aug 1915 Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 17635578

Daughter of Urban Van Stewart and Lydia Ann Jacobs

Married Robert McDonald, 18 Apr 1855, Placerville, El Dorado, California

Children - Frank McDonald, Hester Lavina McDonald, Eveline McDonald, Carrie McDonald, William McDonald, Lydia Ann McDonald, George William McDonald, John Urban McDonald, Arthur E. McDonald

OBITUARY, August 21, 1915: Mrs. Robert McDonald passes away at Portland, Oregon Miss Abbie Allen received a letter Wednesday from Mrs. L. Allen at Portland, Oregon, stating that Mrs. Edna A McDonald, widow of the late Robert McDonald, passed away at the home of her son, J N McDonald, in that city Sunday. Deceased had complained of failing health in her letters to relatives here but they were not prepared for her death at this time.

Deceased was 74 years old She crossed the plains with her parents in 1850 and was a resident of this valley for over forty years. Her husband, who was a farmer in the Patterson Pass section of this valley for many years, died two years ago and since that time she has been making her home with her children in Portland, Oregon.

She leaves six children: Mrs. H. L. Abbott, Hester Beck, of Los Angeles, Wm McDonald of New York, J. N. McDonald and Mrs. L. Allen of Portland, Frank McDonald of Los Angeles and Arthur McDonald of Stockton, She leaves also a half sister, Miss Abbie Allen, and three half-brothers: Sylvanus, A. L. and E. L. Allen, all of this valley."

Edna Ann Stewart McDonald was a loving, outgoing personality is reflected in the kindly things she did.

UTAH PIONEER: 1847 arrived in Salt Lake Valley in Sept 25th with Captain A 0 Smoot's company, George B Wallace captain Of 50 and Joseph Mount captain of 10.

UTAH PIONEER JUBILEE 1847 - 1897: Edna Stewart McDonald pioneer honored on being a survivor of the first group arriving.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847); Age at departure: 7



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  • Created by: SMSmith
  • Added: 22 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17635578
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Ann Stewart McDonald (4 May 1840–15 Aug 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17635578, citing Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .