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From: "Mark Echelberger" <>
Subject: Re: [NYC] Malcolm/McDonald/McPherson/Morrison at Woodside NY
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 21:40:38 -0400
Do you have any estimates of ages for these men? That might help someone
locate them in the 1920 census.
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From: "Arlene Halme" <>
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 9:27 PM
Subject: [NYC] Malcolm/McDonald/McPherson/Morrison at Woodside NY
> I'm new to the list. I am not familiar with the Long Island area of
> York. Actually not familiar with New York being from the far west
> Canada so please excuse my lack of knowledge of your area.
> About 1905/06 4 cousins from Kirriemuir, Angus County, Scotland made
> way to New York, Long Island in particular. They were all in the
> trades, plasterers, carpenter, mason. From what I have been able to
> together it appears that Donald McPherson arrived first, followed by
> Alexander Morrison then Alexander McDonald and Alexander Malcolm.
> Donald McPherson is thought to have also run a saloon in Woodside for
> I am having difficulty finding them on the Ellis Island site so was
> to find another way to trace these families.
> I have connected with Donald McPherson's descendants, none left in New
> and with Alexander Malcolm's descendants also none left in New York we
> able to build upon each other's research but still have a lot of data
> gather. Still looking for some hints on the Morrison and McDonald
> families. They were known to still be in the area in the early
> Would anyone know how to look for naturalization application records
> least expensive way if possible).
> Was hoping to find these families living fairly near each other on the
> US census but have no idea how to do this in the US.
> Any research hints would be greatly appreciated.
> Bye for now
> Victoria BC
> searching for
> Angus County, Scotland
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