Last updated on February 5th, 2017 at 02:07 pm
Mary-Anne Macleod Trump was a Scottish immigrant to America who was born on 12th May 1912 as well as the wife of Fred Trump and mother of President Donald Trump. In 1930 with $50 to her name Donald Trump’s mother Macleod arrived New York with the purpose of employed as a domestic servant
Mary Anne was born to and her mother Mary Smith and her father a fisherman named in the parish of Stornoway, in the village of Tong. Macleod is youngest of among ten kids from her parents. Her parents were Gaelic speakers which language is still alive in that region. Macleod would also have spoken this language. The second language of Macleod was English, at Tong school, she learned.
Lewis and Harris on the Scottish island Macleod’s birthplace. In Scotland, Macleod was not only a person going away from miserable poverty in for giving a better life. According to the paper, Macleod was also run away from family unethical behavior that her sister had given birth not legally married to each other, Mrs. Catherin Reid, by whom she has first hosted her to New York.
On May 1930, in the miserable poverty, Macleod left Glasgow on the SS Transylvania in order to settle in the United States permanently, where sail was arranged by her twin-propeller liner. One day after her 18th birthday, she reached in New York. Macleod had made three statements on the traveler list for foreigners were; permanently she was striving for to move to the United States, she went for employment and her intention not to return to the place where she came. Her occupation as maid or servant as her sister, Mary Joan was by Macleod.
When MacLeod appeared the United States she had 50 dollars in her handbag. At least four years, as a domestic servant worked by Macleod. In 1934, at some point, Macleod went back to Scotland, on 12th September 1934 reaching in the USA before coming back to New York on the SS Cameronia. On 3rd March 1934, Macleod obtained “re-entry permit” from Washington, so she travelled. These permits were only afforded to newcomer planning to settle and become citizens of US. Another time, Macleod was recorded as a “domestic” and announced that she was going to stay Catherine Reid who is her sister.
In April 1935, at 175/24 Devonshire Road, Macleod was living of New York which was recorded by the 1940 census. This was the address of the Trump family where they inhabited. As a naturalized American citizen, Macleod was also faultily recorded by 1940 census. Nonetheless, Macleod naturalization did not exist up to 10th March 1942.
Personal Life and Death
At the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, Macleod and Fred Trump got married in January 1936. The Rev Dr. George Buttrick officiated their wedding and at the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan for 25 guests wedding reception was occupied. Macleod and Fred had total five children, namely Maryanne, Fredrick “Fred” Jr., Elizabeth, Donald and Robert Trump.
In 1981, her second child passed away before her father due to complicatedness of dipsomania. Macleod’s husband Fred Trump was affected by a disease called Alzheimer for six years. He passed away in 1999 due to the sickness of pneumonia after few weeks of his admission in New Hyde Park at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
In 2000, when Macleod was 88 years, she also died in New Hyde Park at the Long Island Jewish Medical Centre after a year of her husband death in the same Medical Centre. In a cemetery, next to her mother- and father-in-law, her husband and her son Fred C. Trump, Jr., Macleod was buried in New Hyde Park of New York.