Flora "Sailor" MacDonald was born in 1856 in Prince Edward Island, she died 1899 in Prince Edward Island. She was buried in the Annandale United Church Cemetery. She was a Presbyterian. Her parents were John "The Sailor" MacDonald and Matilda Robertson.
She married Joseph Chaffey .
Together they had nine children: Lydia Chaffey, Elizabeth "Lizzie" M Chaffey, Margaret "Maggie" G Chaffey, Gertrude Chaffey, Ethel I Chaffey, Florence Chaffey, Mabel M Chaffey, Elsie Chaffey and Samuel Chaffey.