Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

Back in May, around Memorial Day, I posted about a distant relative who died in WWII. Capt Jerry Roy McDonald’s fighter was downed near Munich, Germany on 28 Feb 1945. He was only 21 years old. At that time, I wrote to the American Battle Monuments Commission and requested a photograph of his headstone in …

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I know that Memorial Day was yesterday, but I just found the neatest site while researching my Turner ancestors! Jerry Roy McDonald was the 8th and youngest child of Mattie Turner McDonald (my 1st cousin twice removed). He died in WWII when his plane was shot down near Munich, Germany in 1945. I just did …

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