McDougall, John Edward Edmund

Birth Name McDougall, John Edward Edmund
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 1 month, 18 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth February 24, 1860 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
Death April 13, 1932 South Dakota, United States  
Emigration 1886    


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McDougall, John
Mother Mersereau, Grace Isabelle
    Sister     McDougall, Eliza Ann
    Sister     McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth
    Brother     McDougall, Duncan Alexander
    Sister     McDougall, Margaret Jane
    Brother     McDougall, Peter
    Brother     McDougall, Edward James
    Brother     McDougall, William Coughlin
         McDougall, John Edward Edmund
    Sister     McDougall, Annie Laura
    Brother     McDougall, George Stewart
Father McDougall, John
Stepmother McLean, Jane T.
    Half-brother     McDougall, James Scott


    Family of McDougall, John Edward Edmund and Munro, Isabel Belle
Married Wife Munro, Isabel Belle
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage November 6, 1883 Massachusetts, United States in Norton, Bristol, Mass.
  1. McDougall, Edward James
    Family of McDougall, John Edward Edmund and Marsh, Nettie A.
Married Wife Marsh, Nettie A.
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage June 13, 1893 South Dakota, United States  
  1. McDougall, Tyrrell Glenn
  2. McDougall, Portia Lois


Taken from his biography, which appears on pages 1382-1384 in "History of South Dakota" by Doane Robinson, Vol. II (1904)

JOHN EDMUND McDOUGALL, born in Campbellton PEI , on the 24th of February, 1860, son of John and Grace (Mercerau) McDougall, the former of whom was born on Prince Edward Island, while the latter was a native of New Brunswick. The paternal grandparents were born in Scotland, they emigrated to America about the year 1820, settling in Malpeque, Prince Edward Island. Grace died when John was thirteen, and his father married Miss Jennie (Jane) McLean, five sons and four daughters having been born of the first union and one son to the latter union. The father died in the month of May, 1902.

In November, 1883, he went to Norton, Massachusetts, where he married Miss Isabel R. Munro, and returned to Minneapolis. In August, 1884, a son was born to them, Edward James. On the 26th of December, 1884, Mrs. McDougall died.

On the 25th of May, 1886, Mr. McDougall left Minneapolis and came to Britton, Marshall county, South Dakota. In November, 1900, Mr. McDougall was elected to represent his county in the lower house of the state legislature, having been the first Republican elected to this office in the county in four years. In the election of November, 1902, he was elected senator from the thirty-second district.

On the 13th of June, 1893, Mr. McDougall married Miss Nettie A. Marsh, of Britton. She was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and is a daughter of George J. and Amanda Melvina Marsh. Mr. and Mrs. McDougall have two children, Tyrrell Glenn, who was born on the 29th of March, 1894, and Portia Lois, who was born on the 24th of November, 1896.

Portia L Mcdougall, Daughter
United States Census, 1920
birth: 1897 South Dakota
residence: 1920 , Marshall, South Dakota
parents:John E Mcdougall, Nettie A Mcdougall


  1. McDougall, John
    1. Mersereau, Grace Isabelle
      1. McDougall, Eliza Ann
      2. McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth
      3. McDougall, Duncan Alexander
      4. McDougall, Margaret Jane
      5. McDougall, Peter
      6. McDougall, Edward James
      7. McDougall, William Coughlin
      8. McDougall, John Edward Edmund
        1. Munro, Isabel Belle
          1. McDougall, Edward James
        2. Marsh, Nettie A.
          1. McDougall, Tyrrell Glenn
          2. McDougall, Portia Lois
      9. McDougall, Annie Laura
      10. McDougall, George Stewart