Joseph McDONALD moved his entire family (less one son, Clifton) to Greene Co. IN from Brown Co. OH about 1836. His wife was Hannah (Carl) 'McDannel,' buried in Olliphant Cemetery at Hobbieville 1842. Joseph died 1864, buried in McDonald-Lewis Cemetery. Children were Mansfield m. YOUNG and PALTON?; Rebecca m. SPARKS; Permelia m. FLYNN; George m. STORM; Phillip m. McGILL, ANDERSON and SHELTON; Sarah Ellen m. FLYNN ; Ruie m. MELTON -- and Clifton B. MCDONALD, who followed his parents and family to Greene County in 1853 after being in Louisville, KY and the goldfields of California. He settled Greene County in 1853, he married Sarah Jane CLEMENTS in 1846 who died in CA, then married Eliza(beth) Ellen RILEY 1853 in Greene County, and to Nancy HUDSON 1878. Clifton died 1895 in Center Twp.
I am descended from Carl MCDONALD, son of Clifton and Eliza above, who married Nancy Ellen, dau of William and Elizabeth (BRANDON) PAYNE. I will be happy to share info with others of these lines.