Roderick Allan McDONALD

Date of Birth: 
22 Dec 1861
Date of Death: 
12 Jan 1931

Roderick was born at Hokio.

He married Hannah Cameron (born at Rangitikei in 1860) at Wellington in 1890.

They had 6 sons & 2 daughters. Two of the children dies as infants.

Two sons, Hector R & Allan A served in WW1.

Roderick was a farmer, like his father, for most of the time in Kawiu Rd, Levin.

Roderick had a great relationship with local Iwi, including being fluent in the Maori language.

He was the author of the definitive book on the Horowhenua "Te Hekenga".

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Roderick Allan McDonald, Hector McDonald, Agnes Carmont, Hannah Cameron, Thomas Ross Cameron, Annie McDonnell, Hector Roderick McDonald, Nena Eliza Nicolina Olivecrona, Ross Thomas McDonald, Allan Archibald McDonald, Elizabeth Martha Scott, Myrtle Edith Burne, Roderick Thomas (Toddy) McDonald, Graeme Chanel McDonald, Douglas Joseph Cameron McDonald, Brenda Mary Annie Agnes Isabel McDonald, Grace Mary Josephine Patricia Hine Whatanui McDonald, Murray Griffin, May Dron.