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Norfolk County Marriages

St. James United Church, Simcoe Ont., Marriage Register 1858-99

(once Wesleyan Methodist)

published by Norfolk Co Branch of the OGS, 1990 - link to Norfolk Co. Historical Society

ISBN: 1-55075-205-7 and call number: 929.37133 S742

Only a few pages of the book were photocopied. The book was in chronological order, I have put them in alphabetical order by surname


Richard ADSLEY, 40, Ireland, Charlotteville, s/o not given, married Mary O'BRIEN, 30, Ireland, Simcoe, d/o John O'BRIEN & Joanna GRIFFIN, witn: John B. OWEN, 16 Oct 1858

Eliza ALLEN, see Owen

Emily J. AUSTIN, see Werret

Mary AUSTIN, see Smith

Alex BARNES, 23, Pennsylvania USA, Waterford, s/o William & Mary, married Henrietta STREET, 24, Virginia USA, Cayuga, d/o Stepne? & Lucy, witn: William James MICK? & Samuel KIFFORD, 29 July 1858

Leemon W. BARTON, 21, Townsend, same, s/o John BARTON & Lucy (or Lacy?) WHITING, married Mary BEAMER, 18, Townsend, same, d/o Abraham BEAMER & Catherine CULVER, witn: John B. MERRITT, 12 Dec 1859

George BATES, 30, Barton, Townsend, s/o Stephen & Mary, married Betsey MESSECAR, 25, Townsend, same, d/o John & Sarah, witn: Hannah GRIFFIN, 11 Sept 1858

Mary BEAMER, see Barton

Henry BENNET, 38, Grantham, Woodhouse, s/o Nicholas BENNET & Peggy SLINGERLAND, married Mary IRVINE, 36, Ireland, Woodhouse, d/o James PLUNKERT (Plunkett?) & Ann MORROW, witn: Sarah HILL, 17 Sept 1859

Ellen Jane BETTS, see Rehm

Robert BIDDLE, 23, England, Walsingham, s/o George BIDDLE & Esther PITMAN, married Helen M. COUNTRYMAN, 27, Canada, Walsingham, d/o Abm. COUNTRYMAN & Clarissa WOODRUFF, witn: James? CROOME, 12 Aug 1861

Anna Sophia BOOK, see Elliot

Sarah C. BOUCHER, see Smith

Rosanah BOWPERRY, see Sleight

Philip BROAD, 29, England, Brant, s/o Thomas BROAD & Jane BATH, married Catherine SPORE, 29, England, Port Dover, d/o Thomas HONEY & Harriet JENKINS, 24 Jan 1859

John BRITAIN, 40, Port Dalhousie, Townsend, s/o John BRITAIN & Nancy BOND, married Martha DAVIS, 37, of Townsend, d/o Jacob DAVIS & Nancy CAESAR, witn: James SMITH of Burford, 30 Aug 1859

Margaret (or Mary) BUCHANAN, see Harms

Loany BURSS, see Mills

Samantha BUTLER, see Stringer

Peter CARNOCHAN, 27, Scotland, Simcoe, s/o Alexander CARNOCHAN & Margaret McMILKEN, married Maria Jane PETTIT, 27, Canada, Simcoe, d/o Isaac PETTIT & Eliza BEMER, witn: Edmund? JACKSON?, 25 June 1861

Eliza CHURCH, see Church

Joseph CHURCH, 24, Canada, Simcoe, s/o Soln. CHURCH & Sarah JOHNSON, married Eliza CHURCH, 19, Canada, Simcoe, d/o William CHURCH & Eliza FIELDS, witn: James CHURCH, 4 Dec 1861

Almira COLLVER, see Darling

Martha CONN, see Lloyd

Priscilla COOK, see Manning

George F. COUNTER, 23, England, Simcoe, s/o Richard COUNTER & Mary RUBY, married Calista O'CARR, 19, Townsend, same, d/o Peter O'CARR & Susannah BEEMER, witn: Peter CARNAHAN,, 6 Jan 1859

Helen M. COUNTRYMAN, see Biddle

William CULVER, 26, Windham, Woodhouse, s/o Jabez & Hannah, married Samantha GILBERT, 17, Woodhouse, same, d/o John & Christian, witn: Alfred OWEN & Lyman CULVER, 26 Jan 1858

J?.J?. DARLING, 31, USA, Simcoe, s/o Joseph B. DARLING & Nancy A. LACEY, married Almira COLLVER, 20, Windham, same, d/o Jabez L. COLLVER & Mary CHAMBERLAIN, witn: Dr. COLLVER of Waterford, 16 March 1859

Martha DAVIS, see Britain

Mary Jane DAVISON, see Smith

Mary DEAN, see Hicks

Peter DELL, 36, London, Windham, s/o Richard DELL & Sarah STEINHOFF?, married Elizabeth OXBY, 21, England, Simcoe, d/o Thomas OXBY & Charlotte TREVISS (Traviss?), 26 Jan 1860

Silas EAMS, 28, USA, Woodhouse, s/o John O. EAMS & Mary SMITH, married Cynthia MARR, 23, Woodhouse, same, d/o Joseph MARR & Catherine BUTLER, witn: Joseph MARR, 13? March 1860

Mary EDMUNDS, see Griffin

Philander ELLIOT, 38, Canada, South Norwich, s/o John ELLIOT & Mary SMITH, married Anna Sophia BOOK, 37, Canada, Windham, d/o Conrad BOOK & Eliz. SNIDER, 27 Feb 1861

Alexander FERGUSON, 23, Burford, Walsingham, s/o Samuel FERGUSON & Mary CLARKE, married Elizabeth THOMSON, 21, Toronto, Walsingham, d/o John THOMPSON (sic) & Catherine CRAWFORD, 21 Jan 1860

Sarah FERRIS, see Marsland

Polly FIRMAN, see Hall

Mary E. FORSYTH, see Olds

Andeline M. FRANKLIN, see Barham

Mary FRANKLIN, see Lapier

Anna GEE, see Healy

Samantha GILBERT, see Culver

Dudley GRIFFIN, 26, Canada, Walsingham, s/o Nathaniel GRIFFIN & Mary HARTLEY, married Mary EDMUNDS, 21, Canada, Walsingham, d/o William EDMUNDS & Nancy GILMORE, witn: Abm. GROFF, 24 May 1861

Peter S. GRIFFIN, 34, Canada, Windham, s/o Rd. GRIFFIN & Hannah MILLS, married Ellen LISK, 23, Scotland, Windham, d/o James LISK & Jane St. CLAIR, 1 Jan 1861

Sol GRIFFIN, 22, Canada, Charlotteville, s/o Robert GRIFFIN & Margaret JOHNSON, married Mary Cath. LAIL, 20, Canada, Charlotteville, d/o John LAIL & Hannah SITTINGER, witn: Dudley GRIFFIN, 1 Sept 1861

John GUNTON, 21, England, Charlotteville, s/o Robert GUNTON & Eliza MORRIS, married Eliza JARVIS, 18, Charlotteville, same, d/o Isaiah JARVIS & Olive FLUELLEN, witn: J.J. VASBINDER (Vastbinder?), 6 Aug 1859

Mary McB. HAGAN (or Hazen), see Rush

James R. HALL, 23, of Townsend, s/o James & Sarah, married Elizabeth THOMAS, 27, New York, Burford, d/o Jacob THOMAS & Catherine BRANT, witn: James SMITH of Burford, 30 Aug 1859

John C. HARMS, 29, Walsingham, Woodhouse, s/o Joseph H. HARMS & Sarah ADAMS, married Margaret (or Mary?) BUCHANAN, 21, Port Hope, Woodhouse, d/o Joseph HAW & Mary TYSON, witn: Hannah GRIFFIN, 26 Dec 1859

Mary HAW, see Olds

George HEALY, 27, England, Woodhouse, s/o Silas HEALY & Mary A. AVERY, married Anna GEE, 30, USA, Woodhouse, d/o Archibald CAREY (or CASEY) & Anna FORBES, witn: Joseph DOUGLAS, 2 Dec 1858

Martin HEMER, 40, Bavaria, Middleton, s/o John HEMER & Kurkumhenia? RUSH, married Margaret VECK, 38, Bavaria, Middleton, d/o Semour & Margaret, witn: Thomas YOUSE, 18 March 1861

Permilla HIBLER, see Tale

George HICKS, 24, Canada, Townsend, s/o Stephen & Catherine, married Mary DEAN, 18, Canada, Townsend, d/o John & Sarah, witn: Mary PHELPS of Mt. Pleasant, 3 Oct 1860

Jane A. HUSSEY, see Parsons

Mary IRVINE, see Bennet

Eliza JARVIS, see Gunton

Robert KEYS, 27, Massachusetts, Charlotteville, s/o Josiah & Mary, married Sarah Ann SMITH, 17, Canada, Walsingham, d/o Elisha & Eliz., witn: Esther PHELPS of Mt. Pleasant, 8 Aug 1860

Mary Cath. LAIL, see Griffin

Mary A. LAMB, see Goddard

Peter LAPIER, 40, France, Walsingham, s/o Barrey? LAPIER & Eve HAIGH, married Mary FRANKLIN, 35, Canada, Walsingham, d/o William SHAW & Susannah BUNKER, witn: Leo KEMP, 15 July 1861

Mary Lucinda LAURASON (Lawrason?), see McCall

Ellen LISK, see Griffin

Richard LLOYD, 24, Hamilton, Woodhouse, s/o Richard & Dorothy, married Martha CONN, 19, Ireland, Woodhouse, d/o William & Elizabeth, witn: Captain GRIEVE & Walter OLDS, 19? Feb 1858

Cynthia MARR, see Eams

Philip Clark MARSLAND, 27, England, Walsingham, s/o John MARSLAND & Eliz. CLARK, married Sarah FERRIS, Ireland, Middleton, d/o James FERRIS & Sarah ROBINSON, witn: James FERRIS, 15 July 1861

Charles McCALL, 28, Charlotteville, Woodhouse, s/o Duncan & [Fanny] married Mary Lucinda LAURASON, 23, St. George, Windham, d/o Joseph & Ann (or Jane), witn: J. A. LYONS & Beth McCALL, 28 Oct 1868

Abraham MESSECAR, 27, Townsend, same, s/o John & Sarah, married Malinda SLAGHT, 25, Townsend, same, d/o Job & Elizabeth, witn: Mrs. LETTIMORE & Mrs. GRIFFIN, 27 June 1858

Betsey MESSECAR, see Bates

Henry MILLS, 23, Canada, Charlotteville, s/o William MILLS & Rebecca A. PIERCE, married Loany BURSS, 23, Canada, Charlotteville, d/o Epm. BURSS & Sarah RUSSELL, witn: William MILLS, 5 Dec 1861

Seela MILLS, 26, Windham, same, s/o Seela MILLS & Elizabeth COLLARD, married Melissa VANSICKLE?, 19, Percy, Windham, d/o Moses VANSICKLE & Mary A. SHEPHERD, witn: William PETTIT, 29 Jan 1860

Mary T. MISNER, see Stringer

Jemima NOBLE, see Burgar

Mary O'BRIEN, see Rattenbury

Mary J. O'BRIEN, see Adsley

Calista O'CARR, see Counter

David OLDS, 24, Canada, Woodhouse, s/o Courtland OLDS & Cath NEFFIN, married Mary E. FORSYTH, 23, New York, Woodhouse, d/o Jonathan FORSYTH & Rebecca CHAMBERLAIN, witn: Rebecca FORSYTH, 31 Dec 1861

Eliza OLDS, see Cline

William OLDS, 29, Woodhouse, same, s/o Arch & Eliza, married Mary HAW, 19, Port Hope, Woodhouse, d/o Joseph HAW & Mary TYSON, witn: Hannah GRIFFIN, 29 Dec 1859

Henry B. OWEN, 48, Woodhouse, same, s/o Abner OWEN & Elizabeth BUCHNER, married Eliza ALLEN, 29, Scotland, Woodhouse, d/o William WYLD & Eliza DUDGEON, witn: William HARDY, 17 March 1859

Elizabeth OXBY (Oxley?), see Dell

William PARSONS, 28, England, Norwich, s/o Mark PARSONS & Mary A. SKILLINGS, married Jane A. HUSSEY, 26, Augusta, Norwich, d/o Walter HUSSEY & Anne BATESON, 22 Feb 1860

Maria Jane PETTIT, see Carnochan

Jane RAMMAGE, see Thoroughgood

Sarah M. RAMMAGE, see Sallsbury

James RATTENBURY, 21, England, Glanford, s/o William RATTENBURY & Elizabeth WOOLAWAY, married Mary O'BRIEN, 21, Hamilton, Simcoe, d/o David O'BRIEN & Joanna FITZPATRICK, witn: Thomas MURPHY, 1 Jan 1860

Milo SAFFORD, 28, Canada East, Houghton, s/o Lyman SAFFORD & Mariam DAVIS, married Sarah WILKINSON, 19, Nelson, Simcoe, d/o Francis WILKINSON & Amelia MEOT?, witn: John BEAMER, 4 Feb 1859

Philip SALLSBURY (Salisbury?), 26, Canada, Simcoe, s/o John SALLSBURY & Adela LEMON, married Sarah M. RAMMAGE, 22, Canada, Simcoe, d/o George RAMMAGE & Eliz. A. WOOD, witn: Henry RAMMAGE, 25 Feb 1862

Malinda SLAGHT, Malinda - see Messecar

Lewis SLEIGHT, 27, Townsend, same, s/o Joseph SLEIGHT & Almira MURRAY, married Rosanah BOWPERRY, 18, Canada, Townsend, d/o Charles BOWPERRY & Emily RAYMOND, witn: Darius SLAIGHT?, 3 Oct. 1861

Betsy SMITH, see Tilleringtne

John W. SMITH, 27, Canada, Burford, s/o George & Lucinda, married Mary Jane DAVISON, 18, Canada, Windham, d/o Robert & Rachel Ann, witn: Emeline A. PRESON, 29 Nov 1860

Sarah Ann SMITH, see Keys

Catherine SPORE, see Broad

Henrietta STREET, see Barnes

Ezra STRINGER, 25, Pelham, Windham, s/o Aaron & Mary, married Mary T. MISNER, 16, Yarmouth, Woodhouse, d/o Jacob & Hannah, witn: Dr. --IFFIN? of Brantford & Alfred OWEN, 20? June 1858

Peter STRINGER, 22, Canada, Windham, s/o William STRINGER & Ellen BURNS, married Samantha BUTLER, 18, Canada, Windham, d/o George BUTLER & Parnel SIMONS, witn: Susannah STRINGER, 12 Jan 1862

Mary Ann SULLIVAN, see Wetmore

Caleb D. TALE (Sale?), 59, England, Charlotteville, s/o George D. TALE & Susan GARNER?, married Permilla HIBLER, 45, Canada, Windham, d/o R. GRIFFIN & Hannah MILLS, witn: Peter GRIFFIN, 28 Sept 1861

Elizabeth THOMAS, see Hall

Elizabeth THOMSON, see Ferguson

Archibald TILLINGTNE? (Tillington?), 25, Canada, Townsend, s/o John & Jane, married Betsy SMITH, 19, Scotland, Townsend, d/o William & Eliza, witn: Emeline A. PRESTON, 6 Oct. 1860

Melissa VANSICKLE, see Mills

Margaret VECK, see Hemer

Jane WALKER, see Woolley

Mary WALKER, see Wells

James WELLS, 27, Townsend, Charlotteville, s/o William & Elizabeth, married Mary WALKER, 17, NY state, Charlotteville, d/o Hiram & Mary, witn: Lewis BURWELL of Brantford & Alex BARTON, 17 July 1858

George WERRET, 22, Charlotteville, Simcoe, s/o William WERRET & He-sebiah PIERCE, married Emily J. AUSTIN, 21, Woodhouse, same, d/o Philip AUSTIN & Mary SLAGHT, witn: Oliver AUSTIN, 23 Nov 1858

John WETMORE, 22, New Brunswick, Townsend, s/o James & Rueama, married Mary Ann SULLIVAN, 22, Canada, Townsend, d/o John & Catherine, witn: Squire L. CORLIS, 29 Dec 1860

Sarah WILKINSON, see Safford

Daniel WOOLLEY, 25, Townsend, Woodhouse, s/o Joseph & Martha, married Jane WALKER, 20, Townsend, same, d/o William & S---yl?, witn: Berkley McINTOSH & Mrs. Hannah GRIFFIN, 21 April 1858