Archibald Macdonald

Section 16, lot 733
Prospect Cemetery

“Monstrosity” was the sole official description listed under ‘disease’ for this hapless child, who may well have suffered from Down Syndrome. Born to Elizabeth (nee Graham) and Harold A. Macdonald, on November 6, 1918,  Archibald lived for just six days before his tiny corpse was transferred from the family’s midtown home of Euclid Avenue to and infant’s single grave in Prospect Cemetery on November 13, 1918.

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