McDonald family genealogy
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McDonald family genealogy

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McDonald, William O., 1868-1930.
Title: McDonald family genealogy
Dates: 1805-1897
Extent: 0.02 cubic feet (1 microfilm roll)
Identification: MS 1733

Biographical/Historical Note

William Ogier McDonald (1868-1930) was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on July 1, 1868. He married Katie St. Clair on July 1, 1891, at the Wentworth Street Lutheran Church. McDonald died in Ocala, Florida, on October 10, 1930.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a microfilm copy of the genealogy of the McDonald family in South Carolina. The lineage information, 1805-1897, was compiled by Walter S. McDonald from the original family records kept by his father, William O. McDonald of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1897. This genealogy appears as item 5 on the microfilm roll X-1545-05; the roll contains materials from multiple collections.

This genealogy was microfilmed by the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1966.

Index Terms

Genealogies (histories)
McDonald family.
McDonald, Walter S., b. 1900.
McDonald, William O., 1868-1930.

Location of Originals

Original genealogy in the possession of Mrs. Hagood Clarke of Atlanta, Georgia in 1966.

Physical and Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], McDonald family genealogy, MS 1733, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1X-1545-05. McDonald family genealogy, 1805-1897
Item 5 on the microfilm roll (roll contains materials from multiple collections).