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Marriages in Oxford County, 1865

submitted by Diane Geddes

Marriages Solemnized by Donald McKenzie,

A Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Canada

James HUMMASON, age 24, of W. Zorra, born Wilmot, son of Ira Hummason, to Caroline THOMSON, age 21, of E. Zorra, born E. Zorra, daughter of Robert Thomson, Witnesses: James Stewart and Thomas McKenzie, both of W. Zorra, on January 5, 1865.

Alex McKAY, age 40, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, son of John McKay, to Fanny McKAY, age 32, of W. Zorra, born W. Zorra, daughter of Alex McKay, Witnesses: William McDonald of E. Zorra and Angus McKay of W. Zorra, on January 15, 1865.

Alex McKAY, age 27, of Tennessee, born W. Zorra, son of Charles McKay, to Janet McPHERSON, age 25, of W. Zorra, born W. Zorra, daughter of John McPherson, Witnesses: James Smith and Charles McKay, both of W. Zorra, on January 26th, 1865.

William M. CLARKE, age 26, of W. Zorra, born W. Zorra, son of Donald Clarke, to Helen SUTHERLAND, age 26, of W. Zorra, born W. Zorra, daughter of Donald Sutherland, Witnesses: William Ross and Andrew McKay, both of W. Zorra, on February 23, 1865.

William KENNEDY, age 35, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, son of Alex Kennedy, to Christina McKAY, age 21, of W. Zorra, born W. Zorra, daughter of William McKay, Witnesses: Angus McKay of Embro and Donald Bayne of W. Zorra, on March 10, 1865.

Hugh McKAY, age 44, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, son of John McKay, to Anne McKAY, age 33, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, daughter of Robt. McKay, Witnesses: Donald McKay of Nissouri and Robert McKay of W. Zorra, on July 9, 1865.

Rev. George GRANT, age 28, of Delaware, born Canada, son of William Grant, to Mary McKENZIE, age 24, of W. Zorra, born Canada, daughter of Donald McKenzie, Witnesses: Thomas McKenzie and John Murray, both of W. Zorra, on August 3, 1865.

William S. HANNAN, age 27, of Hamilton, born Ireland, son of John Hannan, to Barbara McPHERSON, age 26, of Embro, born Canada, daughter of D. R. McPherson, Witnesses: Donald McPherson and John Gunn, both of Embro, on October 5, 1865.

John BRUCE, age 26, of E. Zorra, born Canada, son of William Bruce, to Sarah J. McKAY, age 21, of E. Zorra, born E. Zorra, daughter of William McKay, Witnesses: Margaret McKenzie of W. Zorra and Donald Bruce of E. Zorra, on Oct. 6, 1865.

Alex ROSS, age 60, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, son of David Ross, to Margt. Fraser, age 23, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, Witnesses: Thomas McKenzie and Margt. McKenzie, both of W. Zorra, on December 28, 1865.

 

1865 Marriages by Rev. D. M. McDermid

Woodstock

Donald R. CALDER, age 26, of and born W. Zorra, s/o John Calder and Margaret McLeod, to Elisa McDONALD, age 23, of and born E. Nissouri, d/o James McDonald and Janet McKay, on February 3, 1865. Witnesses: John Calder and James Calder, both of W. Zorra.

George ROSS, age 25, of E. Zorra, born Scotland, s/o Robert Ross and Barbara Anderson, to Dolina MURRAY, age 23, of E. Zorra, born Scotland, d/o Peter Murray and Elizabeth Sutherland, on February 10, 1865. Witnesses: David Ross and Elizabeth Johnston, both of Woodstock.

William MUNROE, age 25, of Ingersoll, born Scotland, s/o William Munroe and Elizabeth Mitchell, to Isabella McKENSIE, age 21, of Embro, born Scotland, on February 23, 1865. Witnesses: Elijah Corly, Woodstock, and Emma Barber, London.

Alex GRAY, age 31, of E. Oxford, born Scotland, s/o Matthew Gray and Grace Adair, to Isabella REID, age 21, of Woodstock, born U. States, d/o John Reid and Elizabeth Alexander, on March 20, 1865. Witnesses: Roderick McKay and Monah Reid, both of Woodstock.

William YESS, age 32, of Woodstock, born England, s/o John Yess, to Margaret McDONALD, age 31, of Woodstock, born Canada, d/o Angus Flets and Mary Wilson, on April 17, 1865. Witnesses: Henry Bennet and Elizabeth Bennet, both of Woodstock.

George ROSS, age 27, of E. Zorra, born Scotland, s/o Hugh Ross and Esther Cooper, to Elizabeth TREE, age 21, of E. Zorra, born Canada, d/o Samuel Tree and Jane Brown, on May 24, 1865. Witnesses: Hugh Ross and William Tree, both of E. Zorra.

John FARNSWORTH, age 33, of Embro, born Canada, s/o John Farnsworth and Margaret McKensie, to Willina SUTHERLAND, age 32, of W. Zorra, born Scotland, d/o Colin Sutherland and Elizabeth Sutherland, on May 29 1865. Witnesses; George Forbes, Woodstock, and Alex Sutherland, Embro.

Niel McLEAN, age 32, of Woodstock, born Scotland, s/o John McLean and Christina McVicar, to Christy McKIGGAN, age 26, of Woodstock, born Cape Breton, d/o Angus McKiggan and Sarah Morrison, on August 24, 1865. Witnesses: John McKiggan and Alex Morrison, both of Woodstock.

Roderick McKAY, age 37, of Woodstock, born Scotland, s/o Roderick McKay and Catherine Cameron, to Flora REID, age 27, of Woodstock, born Scotland, d/o George Reid and Esther McKay, on September 14, 1865. Witnesses: John G. McKay ad George Weir, both of Woodstock.

Adam GRANT, age 46, of Princeton, born Scotland, s/o Donald Grant and Mary Ross, to Lucinda EVERITT, age 22, of E. Zorra, born Canada, d/o Chpher. Everitt and Lucia J. Kipp, on September 25, 1865. Witnesses: Robert Ross, N. Dorchester, and William H. Everitt, Eastwood.

Angus KERR, age 25, of Tonstans, born Scotland, s/o Murdoc Kerr and Jane McLean, to Betsy ROSS, age 23, of E. Zorra, born Scotland, d/o Hugh Ross and Esther Cooper, on November 3, 1865. Witnesses: Hugh C. Ross and Catherine Holmes, both of E. Zorra.

John McCROSS, age 25, of Blenheim, born Canada, s/o Hugh McCross and Margaret Richardson, to Catherine FERGUSON, age 19, of Blandford, born Canada, d/o Robt. Ferguson and Christina Ross, on December 28, 1865. Witnesses: William McCross, Blenheim, and John Ferguson, Blandford.