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Loyalist Directory: Miles Macdonell

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Surname : Macdonell
Given name : Miles
Rank : Ensign
Where Resettled : To Scotland, then by 1791 in Osnabruck Township, Eastern District
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Regiment : KRRNY
Enlistment Date : 1782
Date & Place of Birth : c1767 Inverness-shire, Scotland
Settled before war : Mohawk Valley
Date & Place of Death : 28 June 1828 at his brotherís farm at Pointe-Fortune, Lower Canada
Place of Burial : Rigaud, Lower Canada
Wife Name : First: Isabella McDonell of Morar in Scotland d 1794;
Second: m 1798 his second cousin Catherine (Kitty) McDonell - d. 1799 - of Collachie, sister of Angus and Alexander McDonell (Collachie);
Third m after 1802 distant cousin, Nancy (Anne) Macdonell
Children : With Isabella McDonell: two sons and two daughters;
With Nancy Macdonell several children including Donald ∆neas
Biography : Miles was very involved with the HBC and the Red River Settement. A short biograhy submitted by Charles Thompson.
A longer biography can be seen at Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
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Family History : Miles Macdonell was the son of "Spanish" John Macdonell.
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