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mcdonald / mcdaniel surnames

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Re: mcdonald / mcdaniel surnames

Posted: 25 Oct 2012 7:18PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,

My understanding is there was a family dispute over Hugh McDonald's (early 1800's) will which was challenged and won by Gervais (Jarvis) Gibson, husband of Hugh McDonald's daughter Bethia. Some of the McDonald family was so upset they changed their surname to McDaniel. If you search online for Hugh McDonald's will you'll find a better explanation.

June
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jakeygma1 25 Oct 2012 5:06AM GMT 
genpa 26 Oct 2012 1:18AM GMT 
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