MacDonald McDonald Family Records

McDonalds of the American Revolution

The following McDonalds served in the American Revolution from the respective colonies. Figures following some of the names indicate the number of times those names appear on the records examined:

Connecticut: Charles-3, James-5, Patrick. Delaware: Alexander-10, Bennitt-3, Bernard-3, Daniel-10, Donald-3, John-8, Joseph, Nathaniel, Philip-5; William-2.

Georgia: Charles, Hugh-2, Isam, James, John-6, Tekiah, William-2.

Maryland: Alexander, Allen, Archibald, Charles-3, Daniel, George-6, James-19, John-23, Joseph-2, Martin-2, Michael-3, Patrick-2, Philip-3, Richard-3, Robert-4, Stephen, Thomas-2, William -2, William D.

Massachusetts: Alexander, Briant, Charles-3, Daniel-2, Donald-2, James-4, John-14, John, Jr., Joseph-2, Patrick-2, Pelatiah, Robert, Roger, William.

New Hampshire: Edmond, George, James-2, John-6, Neal, Philip, Robert.

New Jersey: Alexander-2, Benjamin-3, Elizar, James-3, John-5, William.

New York: Alexander-2, Colin, Colle, Cornelius, Daniel-4, Duncom, Edward-2, Hugh, James-7, John-9 Michael-3, Nicholas, Peter, Reynolds, Roland, Thomas, William-2.

Pennsylvania: Alexander-25, Alexr.-5, Anges-2, Angus-9, Anthony-2, Benjamin-2, Boyan-3, Bryan-6, Charles-5, Christian-2, Christopher-2, Daniel-6, David-5, Donald-8, Edward-14, Duncan-9, Duken-2, Francis-5, George-5, Godfrey-10, Godf.-3, Henry-2, Hester-2, Hugh -2, James-25, Jas.-2, John-64, Joseph-2, Malcom-2, Malcolm-6, Martin-2, Michael-6, Michl-15, Minass-2, Murdoch-2, Neal-3, O’Lneas-2, Owens-3, Patrick-17, Patt-5, Patti-2, Pattrick-2, Peter-5, Rendal-2, Randol-6, Renold-2, Richard-4, Robert-16, Samuel-2, Terrence-3, Terrance-2, William-63, William, Jr.-2, Wm.-5.

Rhode Island: John-7. Virginia: Alexander, Angus, Archibald, August, Barney, Benjamin, Bryan, Charles, Crawford, Daniel, David, Duncan, Edward, Francis, Frederick, Henry, Hugh-2, James-2, John-2, Josiah, Peter, Reuben, Roderick, Roger, Ronald, Tarrence, Terence-2, Thomas, William. Total, 763.

Our records show that Bartholomew MacDonald, of Maryland, was the only man of the family name “MacDonald” to serve in the American Revolution.

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  1. This info is wrong. DM and Mary had 9 children. My great great grandfather was one of the children and I have his bible in my basement with the correct names and dates. Also Donald Malcolm was NOT the name he used when he came to America in 1822.

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