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Lanark County, 1859

transcribed from microfilm MS248, reel 9, vol 26: Lanark Co. 1859 - 1868

Format: Groom, his age, his birth place, his residence, his parents, bride, her age, her birth place, her residence, her parents, witnesses, date


Page 1, return by W.C. Clark, minister of Middleville & Dalhousie

Emanuel KAY, 27, England, Lanark, s/o William KAY & Betsy KAY, married Jane JAMES, 32, Lanark, same, d/o R.A. JAMES & Margaret NIBLER, witn: John RAMSBOTTOM of Lanark, 10 March

James FERGUSON, 21, Dalhousie, Lavant, s/o Thomas FERGUSON & Mary MATHIE, married Janet CAMERON, 19, Dalhousie, Lavant, d/o Robert CAMERON & Harriet BOLTON, witn: Benjamin CAMERON of Lavant, 8 April

Joseph SMITH, 23, Sherbrooke, same, s/o John SMITH & Janet MARSHALL, married Ann BUCHAN, 23, Drummond, Dalhousie, d/o William BUCHAN & Janet McFARLAN, witn: William BUCHAN of Dalhousie, 20 May

Donald McLAREN, 28, Drummond, same, s/o Peter McLAREN & Mary SINCLAIR, married Maria THORNTON, 26 (21?), Ireland, Drummond, d/o John THORNTON & Mary CAMPBELL, wtn: Donald CAMPBELL of Drummond, 21 Nov

David KELSO, 33, Scotland, Lanark, s/o Thomas KELSO & Margaret LAWSON, married Catherine DRUMMOND, 30, Ramsay, Lanark, d/o William DRUMMOND & Christian DRUMMOND, witn: Samuel DRUMMOND of Dalhousie, 9 Dec

Finlay McINYTRE, 25, Scotland, Lanark, s/o Peter McINTYRE & Christena McINTYRE, married Margaret MAXWELL, 23, Lanark, same, d/o Alex MAXWELL & Elizabeth KERR, witn: John McINTYRE of Bathurst, 23 Dec


Page 1, return by Philip Shanks, Congregational Church, Lanark village

Peter McLAREN, 26, Bathurst, Westmeath, s/o Archibald McLAREN & Catherine McQUARRY, married Susan CUMMING, 22, Dalhousie, same, d/o Peter CUMMING & Margaret MUIR, witn: Duncan McDOUGALL of Dalhousie, 18 Jan 1859

Alexander FERGUSON, 19, Dalhousie, same, s/o Thomas FERGUSON & Mary MATHIE, married Ann WILLIAMS, 19, Perth, Lavant, d/o William WILLIAMS & Elizabeth TURNBULL, witn: John Alexander WILLIAMS of Lavant, 8 June 1859

Charles BROWN, 25, Dalhousie, same, s/o William BROWN & Margaret McMANAGH, married Margaret Martin WILSON, 20, Partick Scotland, Lanark, d/o Daniel WILSON & Margaret COLQUHOUN, witn: James WILSON of Lanark, 10 June 1859

Robert WATT, 23, Darling, Lanark, s/o James WATT & Margaret SCOTT, married Marion CRAIG, 23, Lanark, same, d/o Adam CRAIG & Janet GEMMILL, witn: Daniel WATT of Lanark, 25 Nov 1859


Page 1, return by Rev. James Geggie, Presbyterian Church, Dalhousie twp

James DUNCAN, 21, Dalhousie, same, s/o James DUNCAN & Jane PURDON, married Janet TURNBULL, 21, Dalhousie, same, d/o Thomas TURNBULL & Elizabeth BRICE, witn: Robert DUNCAN of Dalhousie, 21 Jan 1859

William GARDNER, 23, Warwick, Dalhousie, s/o William GARDNER & Anna LECKIE, married Jane CUTHBERTSON, 24, Dalhousie, same, d/o William CUTHBERTSON & Janet LEE, witn: William HOUSTON of Ramsay, 5 July 1859

John CURRIE, 28, North Sherbrooke, same, s/o Neil CURRIE & Christena WALKER, married Agnes McDOUGALL, 23, North Sherbrooke, same, d/o Archibald McDOUGALL & Helen McDOUGALL, witn: Dougald McDOUGALL of North Sherbrooke, 23 Sept 1859

David STOAKS, 50, Kilmarnock Scotland, North Sherbrooke, s/o Arthur STOAKS & Mar WILSON, married Agnes MAXWELL, 31, Glasgow Scotland, Dalhousie, d/o James DONALDSON & Mary CATHILY, witn: Christopher DONALDSON of Dalhousie, 21 Oct 1859

George THOMPSON, 26, North Sherbrooke, Sarnia, s/o Henry THOMPSON & Agnes McCONNELL, married Jane McMILLAN, 25, Dalhousie, same, d/o James McMILLAN & Jane HOGG, witn: John BROWNLEE of Dalhousie, 21 Oct. 1859

Andrew PAUL, 21, Ramsay, same, s/o William PAUL & Jane MATTHEW, married Jane PARK, 22, Dalhousie, same, d/o Alexander PARK & Jane ESDALE, witn: James PARK of Dalhousie, 30 Dec 1859


Page 2, return by Rev. R. K. Black, Congregational, Middleville

George DODDS, 32, Lanark, same, s/o Thomas DODDS & Helen MAXWELL, married Christena GUNN, 20, Ramsay, Darling, d/o Donald GUNN & Catherine McNAB, witn: John DODDS of Rosetta, 7 Jan 1859

James HANNAH, 29, Lanark, Howick, s/o James HANNAH & Ann BOWES, married Jane HENDERSON, 21, Lanark, same, d/o George HENDERSON & Martha LAMONT, witn: William ANDERSON of Howick, 9 Feb 1859

Robert G. BAIRD, no age given, Glasgow Scotland, Port Sarnia C.W., s/o James BAIRD & Lucretia GARDINER, married Jane SCOTT, no age given, Lanark, same, d/o William SCOTT & Helen HARVEY, witn: Philip SHANKS of Lanark, 24 June 1859

James MANLY, 24, Ramsay, Clayton, s/o James MANLY & Margaret ROBERTSON, married Isabella BAIN, 19, Ramsay, same, d/o Daniel BAIN & Mary McPHAIL, witn: John SUTHERLAND of Ramsay, 12 Aug 1859


Page 2, return by Rev. Thomas Fraser, Scotch Presbyterian church of Lanark

James PAUL, 21, Ireland, Dalhousie, s/o Moses PAUL & Sarah McAULEY, married Ann McMILLAN, 21, Ireland, Dalhousie, d/o Robert McMILLAN & Betsy REYNOLDS, witn: John PAUL of Dalhousie, 3 Feb

Ferdinand BYERS, 27, Switzerland, Carleton Place, s/o Charles BYERS & Susan GROOMAN, married Mary Ann SAMPLE, 18, Ashton, same, d/o Samuel SAMPLE & Jannet LEE, witn: Alexander STEWART of Beckwith, 11 Feb.

Hugh JOHNSTONE, 33, Goanville?, Lanark, s/o John JOHNSTONE & Margaret CATHCART, married Margaret GILLESPIE, 27, Lanark, same, d/o Thomas GILLESPIE & Isabella CAMPBELL, witn: James GILLESPIE of Lanark, 25 March

Alexander PROVEN, 29, Dalhousie, same, s/o Archibald PROVEN & Isabella PAUL, married Ann FAIR, 24, Dalhousie, same, d/o James FAIR & Jane WATSON, witn: George FAIR of Dalhousie, 29 march

Alexander HUNTER, 25, Dalhousie, Lanark, s/o Hugh HUNTER & Mary HAM, married Emily PLAYFAIR, 23, Bathurst, same, d/o Andrew PLAYFAIR & Sophia CHERRY, witn: Elisha PLAYFAIR of Bathurst, 8 April

Thomas CAMERON, 25, Dalhousie, same, s/o Robert CAMERON & Harriet BOLTON, married Margaret FLEMING, 25, Dalhousie, same, d/o Charles FLEMING & Isabella DONALD, witn: William JACKSON of Dalhousie, 22 April

Peter MILLER, 32, Bathurst, same, s/o Andrew MILLER & Catherine MUNRO, married Margaret MASON, 32, Lanark, Perth, d/o Robert MASON & Ellen GOURLIE, witn: Andrew MILLER of Bathurst, 1 July

Henry McDONALD, 25, Drummond, same, s/o Henry McDONALD & Ann HILMAN, married Marion DICK, 23, Scotland, Perth, d/o William DICK & Catherine CUTHBERTSON, witn: Peter SINCLAIR of Drummond, 22 Aug

James BOWES, 23, Bathurst, Lanark, s/o James BOWES & Margaret LAWSON, married Jannet McLAREN, 19, Lanark, same, d/o James McLAREN & Margaret McLAREN, witn: William BOWES of Lanark, 7 Oct.

Archibald ELLIOT, 21, Brockville, Bathurst, s/o Robert ELLIOT & Isabella PARR, married Jane BOLTON, 21, Bathurst, Dalhousie, d/o Jacob BOLTON & Agnes LOCHEAD, witn: Samuel BOLTON of Dalhousie, 29 Nov


Page 2, return by William McKenzie, Presbyterian Church

John YOUNG, 28, Glasgow Scotland, Ramsay, s/o Robert YOUNG & Ann MASON, married Margaret TOSHACK, 23, Ramsay, same, d/o Andrew TOSHACK & Christena ANDERSON, witn: Robert YOUNG & Isabella TOSHACK, both of Ramsay, 18 March

William NISBET, 53, Blantyre Scotland, Ramsay, s/o Thomas NISBET & Margaret MORTON, married Janet DUNCAN, 39, London England Ramsay, d/o John DUNCAN & Mary KINNEY, witn: David WYLIE of Ramsay, 25 March


Page 3, return by William McGill, Wesleyan Methodist

William McKIBBIN, 26, Pakenham, Fitzroy, s/o William McKIBBIN & Catherine STEIN, married Sarah HUNT, 24, Fitzroy, same, d/o Thomas HUNT & Frances HARPER, witn: William & Ann HUNT of Fitzroy, 27 Jan 1859

George NEEDHAM, 60, Longford Ireland, Pakenham, s/o George NEEDHAM & Catherine McMULLEN, married Eliza DUNFIELD, 41, Ireland, Pakenham, d/o Samuel LOWE & Eliza BAKER, witn: Thomas ELLIS & James TIMMONS, both of Pakenham, 13 April 1859

Roger SMITH, 24, Pakenham, same, s/o John SMITH & Mary McMINN, married Mary SCOTT, 27, Pakenham, same, d/o James SCOTT & Agnes FORSYTH, witn: John SMITH & John SCOTT, both of Pakenham, 29 June 1859

Alexander WATSON, 24, Drummond, same, s/o Henry WATSON & Rosetta GOODALL, married Eliza ROTHWELL, 23, Drummond, same, d/o Thomas ROTHWELL & Eliza CLARK, witn: James COWAN & Robert McGREGOR, both of Pakenham, 16 Sept 1859

William PERRY, 20, Pakenham, same, s/o George PERRY & Jane McCORMICK, married Abigail GREEN, 20, Pakenham, same, d/o John GREEN & Rosina GREEN, witn: William BECKET & Robert RORY, both of Pakenham, 25 Nov 1859

Michael LENNEN, 40, Ireland, Pakenham, s/o James LENNEN & Nancy BEHAN, married Elizabeth MILLER, 28, Ireland, Pakenham, d/o Charles MILLER & Margaret LATCHER, witn: William WHALEN & James QUIGLEY, both of Pakenham, 26 Dec 1859


Page 3, return by Rev. John McMorine, Presbyterian Church in connexion with the Church of Scotland, Ramsay twp

James TEMPLETON, 25, Scotland, Ramsay, s/o James TEMPLETON & Agnes LINDSAY, married Frances GREIGG, 23, Canada, Ramsay, d/o James GREIG & Frances MANSELL, witn: James GILMOUR of Ramsay, 28 Jan

James SUTHERLAND, 25, Canada, Wilberforce, s/o William SUTHERLAND & Alexandrina ROSS, married Ellice SUTHERLAND, 20, Canada, Ramsay, d/o Angus SUTHERLAND & Margaret FRASER, witn: William McEWAN of Ramsay, 18 march

John McMANAGLE, 25, Canada, Ramsay, s/o Anthony McMANAGLE & Elizabeth JAMES, married Mary McPHEE, 22, Canada, Ramsay, d/o James McPHEE & Ann SHANNON, witn: William FORGIE of Ramsay, 12 April

William PHILLIPS, 22, England, Ramsay, s/o John PHILLIPS & Ann HUTCHINS, married Frances BRIDGES, 22, Canada, Ramsay, d/o Robert BRIDGES & Ann SHAW, witn: John McGREGOR of Ramsay, 29 April

Donald McREA, 29, Scotland, Ramsay, s/o Alexander McREA & Mary McLEOD, married Jane AITKEN, 24, Canada, Ramsay, d/o James AITKEN & Jane MILLER, witn: John McREA of Ramsay, 3 June

Robert McKENZIE, 21, Canada, Ramsay, s/o Andrew McKENZIE & Agnes LECKIE, married Elizabeth BAIN, 22, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o Alexander BAIN & Sarah HAMILTON, witn: William YOUNG of Ramsay, 10 June

Walter BAIN, 69, Scotland, Ramsay, s/o John BAIN & Isabella CALLENDER, married Margaret McGREGOR, 60, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o Duncan McGREGOR & Katherine McCOLL, witn: John GILLON of Ramsay, 22 June

William McKINLAY, 46, Scotland, Ramsay, s/o Robert McKINLAY & Marion JARDINE, married Margaret SIMPSON, 27, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o Thomas SIMPSON & Katherine ELLIOT, witn: Daniel DRUMMOND of Ramsay, 28 June

John CREIGHTON, 23, Canada, Lanark, s/o William CREIGHTON & Ann JAMIESON, married Agnes STEWART, 24, Canada, Ramsay, d/o James STEWART & Helen BROWN, witn: James H. WYLIE of Ramsay, 13 July

Daniel LEGERWOOD, 25, Canada, Litchfield, s/o John LEGERWOOD & Katherine McGILLIS, married Mary Ann TEMPLETON, 19, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o James TEMPLETON & Agnes LINDSAY, witn: George WILSON of Ramsay, 16 Aug

James BROWN, 34, New Brunswick, Arnprior, s/o William BROWN & Sarah YOUNG, married Ann BALDWIN, 32, Canada, Arnprior, d/o John CONNELL & Olive LEE, witn: Joseph BEHILL of Arnprior, 29 Aug

Thomas LEONARD, 31, Canada, Ramsay, s/o Thomas LEONARD & Elizabeth BURNHAM, married Ann KITSON, 40, England, Ramsay, d/o William MILLIONS & Mary WALKER, witn: Thomas FOLEY of Ramsay, 19 Oct.

Alexander SIBBITT, 26, Canada, Lanark, s/o John SIBBITT & Elizabeth CROZIER, married Mary M. MORPHY, 20, Canada, Carleton Place, d/o Thomas MORPHY & Eliza PRITTIE, witn: William GRAHAM of Wolford, 25 Dec


Page 4, return by Alexander Mann, Presbyterian Church of Canada at Pakenham

John STEWART, 27, Campbellton Scotland, Horton, s/o Robert STEWART & Mary McGREGOR, married Margaret McLAREN, 27, McNab, Horton, d/o James McLAREN & Catherine McLAREN, witn: Robert McLAREN of Horton & Robinson LYON of McNab, 18 Jan 1859

William CREIGHTON, 26, Lanark, Pontiac, s/o William CREIGHTON & Ann JAMIESON, married Mary SMITH, 20, Fitzroy, Pontiac, d/o Daniel SMITH & Mary Ann WELSH, witn: Hugh & Robert GORDON of Pontiac, 28 March 1859

John SINCLAIR, 36, Drummond, Bathurst, s/o Peter SINCLAIR & Mary CAMPBELL, married Agnes DUNLOP, 22, Ramsay, same, d/o James DUNLOP & Christena McLEAN, witn: John McADAM of Pakenham & Finlay SINCLAIR of Pakenham, 15 March 1859

Thomas MANSFIELD, 25, Drummond, Osgoode, s/o THOMAS MANSFIELD & Matilda PAUL, married Margaret SNEDDEN, 19, Ramsay, same, d/o Alexander SNEDDEN & Mary WHYTE, witn: Alexander SNEDDEN of Ramsay & William SNEDDEN of Pakenham, 17 March 1859

John GOODWIN, 24, Fitzroy, same, s/o Alexander GOODWIN & Janet McLAREN, married Isabella SUTHERLAND, 23, Fitzroy, same, d/o THOMAS SUTHERLAND & Elizabeth IMRIE, witn: Peter McLAREN of McNab & Thomas SUTHERLAND of Fitzroy, 31 March 1859

Robert DICKSON, 23, Pakenham, same, s/o Samuel DICKSON & Catherine LOW, married Sarah DICKSON, 23, Pakenham, same, d/o James DICKSON & Sarah CARDIFF, witn: William & Samuel DICKSON of Pakenham, 15 April 1859

Charles EDEY, 24, Hull C.E., Arnprior, s/o Edmond EDEY & Hannah WYTHIAN, married Eliza GRANT, 20, Grantown Scotland, Arnprior, d/o John GRANT & Eliza ANDERSON, witn: Charles EDEY & John GRANT, both of Arnprior, 16 Aug 1859

Thomas HAILEY, 22, Drummond, same, s/o Robert HAILEY & Mary SCOULAR, married Elizabeth McGINNIS, 22, Cork Ireland, Fitzroy, d/o Edward McGINNIS & Jane HAGGART, witn: John WILSON of Fitzroy & John SCHOULAR of Drummond, 5 Oct. 1859

William HOWE, 24, Fitzroy, same, s/o James HOWE & Hannah FLINTOFF, married Charlotte GRAHAM, 21, Montague, Wolford, d/o Samuel GRAHAM & Anna M. KELLY, witn: John HOWE & John WILSON, both of Fitzroy, 6 Dec 1859

Alexander GREGG, 22, Oxford, same, s/o James GREG & Hellen WEIR, married Ann HUNT, 23, Fitzroy, same, d/o Thomas HUNT & Frances HARPER, witn: William McKIBBON & Robert HUNT, both of Fitzroy, 22 Dec 1859

Edward BENNETT, 25, Lanark, Drummond, s/o Edward BENNETT & Mary GRAHAM, married Dorcas FEE, 23, Co. Cavan Ireland, Pakenham, d/o James FEE & Mary HARRIS, witn: Robert SCOTT & James FEE, both of Pakenham, 23 Dec 1859

Archibald McVICAR, 23, Pakenham, same, s/o William McVICAR & Mary FERGUSON, married Caroline SULLIVAN, 22, Fitzroy, same, d/o THOMAS A. SULLIVAN & Adeline ROOD, witn: William McVICAR & James KASSELL, both of Pakenham, 29 Dec 1859

Donald MUNRO, 25, Rosotis? Scotland, Torbolton, s/o Finlay MUNRO & Christie ROSS, married Ann STYLES, 24, Fitzroy, same, d/o William STYLES & Elizabeth DART? (Jarel?), witn: Murdoch MUNRO of Torbolton & James STYLES of Fitzroy, 30 Sept 1859


Page 4, Return by Rev. John McMorine, Presbyterian Church,

John CHAPMAN, 31, Ireland, Ramsay, s/o Joseph CHAPMAN & Mary LAWSON, married Ann McKINLAY, 21, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o Robert McKINLAY & Ann CURRIE, witn: James SINCLAIR of Ramsay, 9 Jan

Neil DUNLOP, 18, Newfoundland, Ramsay, s/o Neil DUNLOP & Sarah RAMSAY, married Kath. McMULLIN, 19, Ireland, Ramsay, d/o Thomas McMULLIN & Kath. MITCHELL, witn: John FULTON of Pakenham, 8 March

Robert WILSON, 25, Ireland, Ramsay, s/o Alexander WILSON & Mary WHITE, married Letitia WILSON, 21, Ireland, Nepean, d/o THOMAS WILSON & Jane LAW, witn: William CURRIE of Almonte, 23 March

Edward DOROTY, 36, Ireland, Ramsay, s/o Edward DOROTY & Mary JOHNSON, married Caroline CLARK, 20, Canada, Huntley, d/o John CLARK & Anna MOORE, witn: Robert WALLACE of Almonte, 2 May

Daniel DRUMMOND, 30, Scotland, Ramsay, s/o William DRUMMOND & Christena DRUMMOND, married Marion McCALLUM, 22, Scotland, Huntley, d/o Alexander McCALLUM & Janet McKINLAY, witn: William DRUMMOND of Lanark, 6 July

Joshua TENNANT, 21, Canada, Lanark, s/o John TENNANT & Jane KAY, married Catherine STEWART, 18, Canada, Ramsay, d/o James STEWART & Helen BROWN, witn: James STEWART of Ramsay, 15 Aug

Patrick STRUTHERS, 20, Canada, Beckwith, s/o Robert STRUTHERS & Mary WILSON, married Anne MOFFAT, 37, Ireland, Beckwith, d/o Alexander CHAMBERS & Anne McKNIGHT, witn: David WARD of Beckwith, 28 Dec


Page 5, by William C. Clark, Presbyterian Church at Middleville

William RUSSEL, 39, Scotland, Perth, s/o George RUSSEL & Margaret DIXON, married Agnes MOLYNEAUX, 23, Lanark, Perth, d/o James McILRAITH & Euphemia STEWART, witn: Charles McILWRAITH of Lanark, 12 Jan

William McKAY, 23, Lanark, same, s/o Alexander McKAY & Esther McDONALD, married Ann PRETTY, 21, Darling, same, d/o Daniel PRETTY & MARGARET (Mary?) WARK, witn: Hugh McKAY of Lanark, 31 Jan

John RAMSBOTTOM, 24, England, Lanark, s/o William RAMSBOTTOM & Margaret (Mary?) LOCKHART, married Mary FINLAYSON, 20, Drummond, same, d/o John FINLAYSON & Ann McCLEGHAN, witn: Charles FINLAYSON of Drummond, 31 Jan

Walter HOGG, 26, Port Elmsley, North Elmsley, s/o John HOGG & Ellen HALL, married Jane MORROW, 21, Almonte, Drummond, d/o Richard MORROW & Mary McMANUS, witn: THOMAS HOGG of N. Elmsley, 9 Feb

James PAUL, 59 (69?), Scotland, Dalhousie, s/o Montgomery PAUL & Janet HYNDMAN, married Maria WATSON, 52, Scotland, Dalhousie, d/o Robert WATSON & MARGARET GREY, witn: John ROGER (Regan?) of Dalhousie, 26 March

George FAIR, 28, Dalhousie, same, s/o James FAIR & Jane WATSON, married Elizabeth GIBSON, 23, Dalhousie, same, d/o William GIBSON & Jane McCALLUM, witn: John MacDOUGAL of Dalhousie, 20 April

Joseph BOWEN, 21, Ireland, Lanark, s/o William BOWEN & Ellen DANE, married Agnes BAIRD, 20, Lanark, same, d/o Andrew BAIRD & Agnes STEWART, witn: James BAIRD of Lanark, 4 May

William GRANTHAM?, 24, Lanark, same, s/o James GRANTHAM? & Margaret REID, married Janet RANKIN, 24, Lanark, same, d/o Archibald RANKIN & Jean SCOTT, witn: John RANKIN of Lanark, 14 June

John PAUL, 30, Dalhousie, Lavant, s/o James PAUL & Christena SCOTT, married Isabella BARR, 23, Scotland, Dalhousie, d/o Robert BARR & Agnes GALBRAITH, witn: Peter BARR of Dalhousie, 2 Oct