MacDonald (McDonald), William
Alternate name: McDonald
In 1837, MacDonald may have lived in Sangamon or Menard counties, Illinois. He may be the same William McDonald who was involved in several legal cases with Abraham Lincoln in Sangamon and Menard counties in the 1840s and 1850s.
Petition of George Pasfield and Others to Lilburn W. Boggs; Stone & Walker v. Dunmire; Pelham & Davenport v. Davenport; McDonald v. Allen; School Commissioner for use of Inhabitants of Township 16N, Range 5W v. McDonald et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org.