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Date: 1/7/2005 at 12:45:29
Biography reproduced from page 435 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
John McDonald was born in Dundee, Huntington Co., Canada, May 1, 1850. His parents died when he was a child. In 1869 he went to Illinois, remained there one year, then came to Kossuth Co., Iowa, and purchased sixty-seven acres of land, which he afterwards sold. In 1879 he bought the south half of section 8, and afterwards eighty acres on section 1, Algona township. He is a very successful farmer. Mr. McDonald was married April 20, 1880, to Anna Hay, a native of Ohio. They have one child—Mary Catherine. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald are members of the Catholic Church.
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