Because of the inconsistencies in spelling with M(a)cDonald and M(a)cDonell, I'm posting these in the MacDonald and MacDonell forums as well. I've run across a reference (below) to a great-grandson of Angus Ban of Muniall (Angus Ban settled in Glengarry, Canada, in 1786). I'd like to know more about Alexander M(a)cdonald (or Macdonell?) who apparently was a Colonel in the Confederate army. Does anybody know where? regimental info? anything more than what is in the excerpt below?
Ontario, Canada Nickname: Angus Ban a’Mhuinneal AltName 1: Angus Ban, A'Mhunial, Aonis Ban a M'hunial AltName 2: Angus McDonell AltName 3: FairAngus of the Peninsula Occupation: 1755 The society and agriculture remained essentially traditional & Donald Ban McDonell, the tenant at Muniall, had taught his 11 year old son, Angus Ban, the planting of potatoes, gray oats, and barley - and the keeping of the main crop - b lack cattle. Res
.. +Elinor Macdonald b: in Stoel, Scotland aka: Helen Macdonald Nickname: also called Nelly Macdonald AltName 1: Ellen or Helen Macdonald AltName 2: Helen MacDonald of Stoel AltName 3: Nelly McDonell
. 2 Alexander Mcdonald
. 2  Hannah Mcdonald Nickname: "Big Hannah"
..... +Alexander MacDonald d: Bef. 1803 Nickname: Angus "The Registrar" AltName: Angus Mcdonald Residence: Bailetonach, Scotland Relationship: 1st husband of Hannah Father: John MacDonald
.... 3 Isabel MacDonald
.... 3 Donald MacDonald
.... 3 Hugh MacDonald b: Abt. 1772 d: 1853 Residence: Conc 3, Indian Lands near Cornwall, Ontario
........ +Catherine ? b: Abt. 1789 d: 1841
........ 4 Alexander MacDonald Military service: Became a Colonel in the Confederate army. Residence: After losing farm, moved to Texas Property: Received family farm from John H. but almost lost until Brother Ranald and sister gave some money and saved it for a ti
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