The 50th wedding anniversary celebration was celebrated 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.
The photo captures many of the party guests in attendance that day. Some of the known guests are labeled in the photograph below. Alice Grace O'Neill, Gertrude Anna O'Neill, Eleanor Monica O'Neill and Caroline Loretta O'Neill are all sisters of Winifred O'Neill.
From the Frances Philomena Selker Collection. Photographer Unknown. Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.
Robert Alphonsus McDonald and Winifred Agnes O'Neill are my 2nd great grandparents. They are the parents of my great grandfather Loraine McDonald. Loraine McDonald is the father of Mary Eugenia McDonald my paternal grandmother.