Baptism: 13 May 1827
Parents: James McDonald & Isabel Shearer.1
She was the daughter of James McDonald and Isabel Shearer.
Isabel appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at Blairmaud, Boyndie, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, Jane and Susanna ;
McDONALD Isabella, Head, 22, Teacher, Mortlach Banff
McDONALD Mary, Sister, 14, Scholar, Banff
McDONALD Jane, Sister, 10, Scholar, Boyndie
McDONALD Susanna, Sister, 8, Scholar, Boyndie.2
|Father*||James McDonald (c 1797 - 21 Feb 1871)|
|Mother*||Isabel Shearer (7 Jan 1800 - 8 May 1892)|
- [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XB3J-R65 : accessed 21 March 2015), James Macdonald in entry for Isabel Macdonald, 09 May 1827; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 990,989.
- [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Boyndie Banffshire, ED 4 page 10 Parish No 149. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.