Catherine H J Mcdonald (1867 - 1946)

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Preston, Australia

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Preston, Australia

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Family

Father: Finlayson John Mcdonald
Mother: Johanna Sutherland Mcdonald

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H J

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1867 - In the year that Catherine H J Mcdonald was born, on August 7th through September 20th, the new nation of Canada held its first Federal election. John A. Macdonald's Conservatives won the election.

1873 - At the age of only 6 years old, Catherine was alive when on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

1917 - By the time she was 50 years old, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1937 - At the age of 70 years old, Catherine was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1946 - In the year of Catherine H J Mcdonald's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Catherine H J Mcdonald passed away in 1946 in Preston, Australia at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1867. She was born to Finlayson John Mcdonald and Johanna Sutherland Mcdonald, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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