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Paddy Kelly

2007 Jun

Paddy Kelly is a man of many talents. Not only does he have a wonderful voice, but he plays a number of instruments. Paddy was born and raised in Ottawa and began playing traditional music at an early age. His father introduced Pat to traditional music and song. His father played with Jug O’ Punch […]

Duncan (Picket) McDonald

2006 Jun

Duncan W. McDonald, the son of Hugh Allan McDonald and Catherine MacLeod, was born on January 8, 1906 in Glen Sanfield. He married Mary Marcella McDonell, daughter of Angus A. (Sandy) & Margaret (Weir) McDonell and had three children, Theresa, Margaret and Daniel. As with many Glengarrians, Duncan’s roots go back to Scotland; his grandfather, […]

Ken MacRae

2006 Jun

Ken’s interest in most things Celtic was a direct inheritance from his parents. His mother was a Carlyle, a Scots family much involved in literature and the arts including music. Consequently, she excelled as a pianist and some composition while the interests of his father, John D. MacRae, a member of Parliament, were genealogical and […]

Edna MacMillan

2006 Jun

Edna was born on July lst, 1906 in the 7th Concession of East Hawkesbury Township, Prescott County, to Angus Malcolm MacKinnon and Maude Hope. In the winter of 1917 the family moved to the Brodie Road. She often remarked what a change there was between two communities. It was much more social in Brodie with […]