Saturday, April 5, 2014

Family Photo: Robert A. McDonald & Winifred A. O'Neill 50th Wedding Anniversary

These photos were taken at their 50th wedding anniversary celebration in 1945. The couple was married June 23, 1895. Robert Alphonsus McDonald was 77 years old and Winifred Agnes O'Neill was 70 years old on their wedding anniversary.

Robert was born September 27, 1867 the son of Michael McDonald and Anna Haggerty. Winifred was born September 3, 1874 the daughter of two Irish immigrants - Michael O'Neill and Ellen Cunningham.
Michelle M. Murosky: The McDonald Collection &emdash; Robert A. McDonald & Winifred A. O'Neill 50th Wedding Anniversary


 My 2nd great grandparents, Robert Alphonsus McDonald and Winifred Agnes O'Neill are on the right side of the photo between the two members of clergy. The woman to the right with the hat ruffled shirt is Caroline Loretta O'Neill.

Michelle M. Murosky: The McDonald Collection &emdash; Robert A. McDonald & Winifred A. O'Neill 50th Wedding Anniversary

The back row: Caroline Loretta O'Neill, Eleanor Monica O'Neill,  Gertrude Anna O'Neill, Alice Grace O'Neill, Ambrose Aloysius McDonald
The front row: Sr. Alfrieda (Anna Elizabeth McDonald), Robert Alphonsus McDonald, Winifred Agnes O'Neill, one of Robert & Winifred's granddaughters.
Michelle M. Murosky: The McDonald Collection &emdash; Robert A. McDonald & Winifred A. O'Neill 50th Wedding Anniversary
Sr. Aldfrieda (Anna Elizabeth McDonald), Robert Alphonsus McDonald,  Ambrose Aloysius McDonald, Gertrude Anna O'Neill

The women are listed with their maiden names.

Caroline Loretta O'Neill, Winfred O'Neill's youngest sister and my 3rd great aunt. Caroline affectionately known as "Aunt Carrie" to family members. Caroline would have been 57 in this photo. Caroline never married.

Eleanor Monica O'Neill was Winifred O'Neill's sister and my 3rd great aunt. She married James M. Mullen.

Gertrude Anna O'Neill was Winifred O'Neill's sister and my 3rd great aunt. She married Robert McDonalds's brother Ambrose Aloysius McDonald. Gertrude O'Neill and Ambrose McDonald are the parents of Virginia McDonald. Learn more about Virginia.

Sr. Alfrieda (Anna Elizabeth McDonald) was the sister of Robert McDonald and Ambrose. McDonald She was also my 3rd great Aunt.



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