Arkansas Family Group Sheet for the Lemuel "Lem" McDONALD Family

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Husband: Lemuel "Lem" McDONALD
Birthdate: 4 March 1878
Birthplace: Converse, Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Death date: 31 Aug 1956
Place of death: Start, Richland Parish, Louisiana
Burial: Start Cemetery, Start, LA
Father: Henry James McDONALD
Mother: Sarah Evelyn "Sallie" [CRANFORD] McDONALD

Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown

Wife: Belva L. BAKER
Birthdate: 10 Sept. 1884
Birthplace: Arkansas
Death date: 19 Dec. 1902
Place of death: Converse, Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Burial: Union Springs, Converse, LA
Father: Bailey [Jackson?] BAKER
Mother: Martha Ann "Mattie" [WILLIAMS] BAKER


Child No. 1: Luther James McDONALD
Sex: M
Birthdate: 31 Oct. 1902
Birthplace: Sabine Parish Louisiana
Death date: 31 July 1969
Place of death: Shelbyville, Shelby County, Texas
Burial: Wimberly-Rayburn Cemetery, Shelby Co., TX
Marriage date: 20 March 1926
Marriage place: Shelby County Texas
Spouse's name: Cassie Coren SNIDER, b. 9 May 1904; d. 22 Sept. 1991

Documentation: McDonald Family Bible, Wimberly-Rayburn Cemetery, Huxley,
Shelby Co., TX records; Union Springs Cemetery, Converse, Sabine Parish, LA
records; 1900 Sabine Parish, LA Census Records. Lemuel McDonald married 2nd time
to Florence SMITH on 8 Jan. 1905. Lem and Florence had five children. Florence
is buried in Stanley, LA. Luther,son of Belva BAKER, was raised by his
grandparents--Henry and Sallie McDonald in Sabine Parish. Luther and
Coren[SNIDER]McDonald went on to have eight children.