Hardy County Families
MacDonald Family

Submitted by: Barbara Sheehan

On a recent trip to West Virginia I took photos of graves in Maysville, Grant County and also looked up some McDonald's in Romney Court House. Perhaps this will help someone else looking for the McDonald family and their connections. Many of these McDonald's also lived in Hardy County.

Hampshire County Wills

Will book #22 page 143 - Romney Court House
Benjamin McDonald (Jr?) 1874
sons: Zebulon, Evan, daughter Lynda A. Heitt, grandchild Anne May V. Foreman

Will book #22 page 376
James McDonald, Dec. 20, 1889, settlement 1892
daughter Celia, wife Rebecca, Ellen Nicholas (wife of Isaac G. Nicholas?) friend Edgar Seuseney Heiskell, executor

Will book #22 page 229-230
Evan McDonald
wife Amy, son Benjamin F., son James, Martha McDonald, Gean W. ? (note 1850 census, Dist. 24 Hampshire Co. shows Evan McDonald age 45, Farmer with sons Benjamin age 17, James age 15, George 6, Martha 3. Amy must have been second wife).

Maysville Cemetery

McDonald plots are located on knoll at very top in the front of the graveyard with an American flag pole. Some information has been taken from photos, so dates may be wrong. Within the plot are: Possibly some related to McDonalds:

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