I’m researching my great grandfather Albert E. McDonell (McDonnel) (McDonnell) Has also been known as McDonald Born April 1857-1858 Blenheim, Ontario, Canada Died 16 Jan 1938 Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan
On 11 Nov 1879, Albert married Josephia Gibson (age 19 in 1879 born Canada ) Harrisville, Alcona Co., Michigan They divorced 4 Feb 1889 Harrisville, Alcona Co., Michigan Known children of this union (there could be more) Delia Sophia McDonell born 05 Oct 1880 Greenbush Township, Alcona Co., Michigan Maude McDonnellborn 1886 ?? Greenbush Township, Alcona Co., Michigan No further info known on Josephia
On his marriage record to Josephia parents are listed as Angus McDonell and Maggie Pickering
Albert married E Ella Luella Ellen Eleanor Sarah Jane Stafford born 23 Feb 1869 Michigan on 30 Mar 1890 Harrisville, Alcona Co., Michigan Ella died 18 Apr 1913 Alpena, Alpena Co., Michigan 5 children from his marriage Walter Gordon McDonell born 14 Mar 1891 Black River, Alcona County, Michigan died 1950 Lois Marian McDonell (My grandmother) born 01 Jun 1894 Black River, Alcona County, Michigan Died 10 Feb 1956 Alpena, Alpena, Co., Michigan Samuel Henry McDonell born 16 Oct 1899?? Roe Lake, Michigandied 21 Sep 1948 Eleanor Alice Lu McDonell born 04 Dec 1903 Alabaster, Iosco County, MI died 12 Mar 1960 Alberta Grace McDonellborn 04 Apr 1908 East Tawas, Iosco County,Michigan died 04 May 1979 San Diego, Calif
Possible siblings of my great grandfather Albert are Alexander McDonell born1846 Canada Bella McDonell born 1853 Canada John A. McDonell bornOct 1855 Canada died ??? 19 Apr 1922
Albert E. McDonell appears in the US Federal Census: 1880 Greenbush, Alcona Co., Michigan 1900 Alabaster, Iosco Co., Michigan 1910 as Albert McDonald 2-Wd Alpena, Alpena Co., Michigan 1920 flint Ward 1, Genesee, Michigan 1930 cannot locate him
Possible immigration year for Albert E. McDonell 1870 or 1873 Possible naturalization 1881
The 1879 marriage of Albert and Josephia was in the Presbyterian parsonage Harrisville, Alcona Co., Michigan by Rev. D. VanDyke In 1890 Albert and Ella were marriedby Rev Leonard Hazard who was a Methodist Episcopal Minister
Albert McDonell’s family attended the Methodist Episcopal Church in Alpena, Michigan now the First United Methodist Church My grandmother Lois Marian McDonell Married Oscar Olson on 3 June 1941 at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Alpena, Michigan (I have lots of info on their family)
Does anyone recognize my Albert or his parents???Does anyone recognize the siblings of my Grandmother Lois???
Can anyone give me direction on where to start my research for Albert, his parents and siblings inCanada???