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MacDonald, Ellen (1851–1910)

Mrs. Aloysius [Ellen] MacDonald, widow of the late Aloysius MacDonald, manager of the Bank of N.S.W. in Wellington, died suddenly on Saturday last. She leaves five sons — the eldest being Father Archibald MacDonald, now stationed at Cooma. Mrs. MacDonald was the youngest daughter of late Martin Shanahan, of Marnoo, Victoria, and sister of the late Lady Jennings and was well known in Catholic circles in Australia, especially in Adelaide, where her husband was for so many years manager of the Bank of N.S.W.

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'MacDonald, Ellen (1851–1910)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 26 January 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Shanahan, Ellen

Marnoo, Victoria, Australia


18 June 1910
Wellington, New Zealand

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