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Macdonald sisterslocked

(act. 1837–1925)
  • Elizabeth J. Morse


Macdonald sisters (act. 1837–1925), , four daughters of a Methodist minister, George Browne Macdonald (1805–1868), and his wife, Hannah, née Jones (1809–1875), went on to have notable lives through either marriage or parenthood. George Macdonald was an easy-going and energetic man and a kind father, although often absent. ...

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