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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for William W. McDonald, who resided at Man, West Virginia:

Was born April 1, 1817, in Giles county, Va. In Logan county, Va., Aug. 28, 1846, he was married to Minerva A. Dingess, of same county; three children were born of this union: Charles L., died in 1888 in his 41st year; Mary A. (now married); Sarah, died in infancy. Their mother died March 27, 1851. September 24, 1857, Mr. McDonald was united in marriage to Parthena Scaggs, who died April 22, 1873, leaving seven children, all of whom are now living; Millard (now married), Bruce, Bilton, Wayne, Ann Brook, Miriam Alice and Marshall; except the first, they reside with their father. The McDonald family have long resided in Logan county, where they have been large land owners and respected citizens. The subject of this sketch is owner of a beautiful home, situated at the confluence of Huff’s Creek and Guyandotte River; he is a man of the highest integrity, loved and honored by all who know him; his post office address is Man, Logan county, West Virginia.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 835.

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