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Simcoe County Marriages, 1864

County of Simcoe, 1858-1866 Ontario Archives, microfilm MS 248, Reel 14, vol 63

transcribed by Heather Bertram

FORMAT: His name, age, birth place, residence at marriage, parents, her name, age, birthplace, residence at marriage, parents, witnesses, date and place of marriage.


Page 149, registration No. 215, by James D. Gibson, St. James Church, Penetanguishene

David H. BANNISTER, 28, Canada W, Tiny, s/o David BANNISTER & Catherine M. BANNISTER, married Rebecca LEONARD, 20, Canada W, Tiny, d/o George LEONARD & Maria LEONARD, wtn: T.R. CATOR of Penetanguishene & J. PLEWS Jr., Wye Bridge, January 16, 1864

John CLARK, 34, Canada W, Barrie, s/o Franics CLARK & Marittia CLARK, married Mary A. LANIGAN, 23, Penetanguishene, same, d/o Thomas LANIGAN & Angeline LANIGAN, wtn: Thomas LANIGAN & John LANIGAN, both of Penetanguishene, on March 21, 1864

John PIERSON, 28, Penetanguishene, Medonte, s/o Robert PIERSON & May PIERSON, married Janet McDONNELL, 23, St. Ross, Glengary, d/o John McDONNELL & Jane McDONNELL, wtn: James SWAN & Elizabeth SWAN, both of Wye Bridge, on August 9, 1864

John RENKIN (Rankin?), 22, Scotland, Tiny, s/o Charles RENKIN & Mary RENKIN, married Mary Ann CRAWFORD, 18, Tiny, same, d/o George CRAWFORD & Elizabeth CRAWFORD, wtn: Samuel DUNLOP of Wye Bridge & Matilda CRAWFORD of Tiny, on November 29, 1864


Page 150, registration No. 214, by Matthew Swain, Wesleyan Methodist, Cookstown,

John ARNOLD, 23, Canada East, Essa, s/o John & Elizabeth ARNOLD, married Margaret HIPSON, 23, Ireland, Essa, d/o William & Hannah HIPSON, wtn: Thomas ARNOLD, & William J. LOBLAW, both of Essa, on June 14, 1864

Matthew BRAIDEN, 23, Canada, Essa, s/o William & Margaret BRAIDEN, married Margaret LYNES, 19, Canada, Essa, do Richard & Sarah LYNES, wtn: Samuel BRAIDEN & Elizabeth LYNES, both of Essa, on January 27, 1864

William THOMPSON, 24, Canada, Essa, s/o John & Mary THOMPSON, married Margaret PLANT, 21, Ireland, Innisfil, d/o Thomas & Eliza PLANT, wtn: Robert CAMPBELL & Robert NIXON, both of Tecumseth, on March 15, 1864

Robert FIFE, 26, Canada, Essa, s/o Joseph & Mary FIFE, married Sarah Jane SCYTHES, 22, Ireland, Essa, d/o William & Jane SCYTHES, wtn: Richard PERRY & William PROCTOR, both of King, on March 30, 1864

John McMAHON, 24, Canada, Essa, s/o Thomas & Rachel McMAHON, married Pricilla KAIN, 20, Canada, Essa, d/o James & Rebecca KAIN, wtn: James CUNNINGHAM & Hazel COBURN, both of Essa, on May 10, 1864

John GILRAY, 26, Canada, Tecumseth, s/o William & Jane GILRAY, married Maria SPROULE, 19, Canada, Tecumseth, d/o William & Charlotte SPROULE, wtn: Eli LAW & Mary SPROULE, both of Tecumseth, on May 31, 1864

John MILLIGAN, 62, Ireland, Tecumseth, s/o John & Sarah MILLIGAN, married Mary Jane ARNOLD, 30, Canada, Essa, d/o John & Elizabeth ARNOLD, wtn: Thomas ARNOLD & Elizabeth ARNOLD, both of Essa, on June 15, 1864

Francis FIELD, 34, England, Essa, d/o Elijah & Elizabeth FIELD, married Mary MELIA, 38, Ireland, Essa, d/o Thomas & Margaret BOYLE, wtn: Robert HUGHES of Innisfil & Margaret MELIA of Essa, on July 21, 1864

James GRANDFIELD, 24, Canada, Vespra, s/o John & Ann GRANDFIELD, married Margaret WILLIAMS, 18, Canada, Vespra, d/o William & Rachael WILLIAMS, wtn: James B. JOHNSTON & Ruth OSTLER, both of Vespra, on October 24, 1864

Robert Hugh JOHNSTON, 23, Canada, Vespra, s/o James & Mary JOHNSTON, married Angel MONGER, 23, Canada, Vespra, d/o Benjamin & Leah MONGER, wtn: James B. JOHNSTON & Ruth OSTLER, both of Vespra, on October 24, 1864

John BROLEY, 22, Canada, Essa, s/o John & Jane BROLEY, married Jeannette ROBINSON, 30, Canada, Essa, d/o James & Mary ROBINSON, wtn: John McGUINESS & Elizabeth BROLEY, both of Essa, on November 15, 1864

Thomas CARRUTHERS, 25, Scotland, Innisfil, s/o Benjamin & Mary J. CARRUTHERS, married Emma WRIGHT, 21, England, Innisfil, d/o William & Patience WRIGHT, wtn: James CUNNINGHAM & Andrew GILREE, both of Innisfil, on December 15, 1864

William METCALF, 24, Canada, Innisfil, s/o William & Annie METCALF, married Ellen HUNT, 20, Canada, Essa, d/o John & Ellen HUNT, wtn: Alex MALCOLM of Tecumseth & Mary A. METCALF of Innisfil, on December 20, 1864

Henry McDONNEL, 22, Ireland, Mulmur, s/o James & Mary McDONNEL, married Mary GREER, 22, Ireland, Innisfil, d/o James & Sarah GREER, wtn: Eliza R. SWAIN & David NICHOL, both of Essa, on November 3, 1864