John Roderick McDONALD (Snr)
John was born at Hokio.
He married Flora Campbell (born at Rangitikei in 1856) at Halcombe in 1884.
They had two daughters & four sons.
One son, Thomas, served in WW1.
John was a son of one of the pioneers of Horowhenua, Hector & Agnes McDonald.
He was a farmer at Foxton then Hearthlea just north of Levin.