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The Ancestral History of Leola Marie McDonald Updated March 23, 2004
About Our Family Research
This represents the beginning of my interest in the many "branches" that make up my family tree. The spark that ignited my interest originated from hearing the many family "surnames" that are all linked to me in one way or another. As I heard them being said by my grandparents and other family, it struck me how many different branches make up the same tree and yet are also apart of other trees. How could I be a McDonald, a McAllister, a Stowe, a Simpson, a Freestone, a Huddleston, and other family names all at once!?!? Every time I tried to get them straight they overwhelmed me with their numbers! So here marks my embarkment to understand all of these people that continue to be living breathing parts of my history...