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Jim Donaldson and daughters

Jim Donaldson and daughters

Jim Donaldson, a cousin of Florence Mabel Rea Seward. Her mother was Adda or Addie Burrow Rea and she had half brothers and sisters who were Rathbones. She was married to George W. Rea and Philander Rathbone.

The small photo is of Jim Donaldson's daughters in the small photo are Lillie Donaldson Ewing and Ella Donaldson.

The submitter is trying to connect the Donaldsons to the Rathbones, Burrows, Reas, or Sewards. If you can help, please let Diana know.

Photo dated July 1, 1901. The back also states that Uncle Jim would be 70 on July 31, 1901.


Uncle Jim was married to

Uncle Jim was married to Maria Rathbone daughter of Philander Rathbone.
Philander Rathbone was Addie Burrows step father. Addie's mother-Margaret Ackerman was married to Philander.

Ada Evelina Brewer

I jsut looked through the family tree and found that Ada Brewer married Jim Donaldson's son Rueben James Donaldson. The couple lived in Sundance, Wyoming.

Jim Donaldson and daughters.

This photo is of James Donaldson born 31 July 1938. His parents were Robert Donaldson and Agnes Jackson. My records show that James married Charlotte Rathbone and not Maria??? They had three children:

Rueben Donaldson.
Lillian Donaldson who married Ewing.
Elinor "known as Ella" Donaldson.

I would love to receive copies of these photos and learn more.
Kindest regards
Joan Brown Leathem
Santiago, Chile
My husband's grandmother was Jessie Donaldson

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