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First United Church, Galt

First United Church was established in 1925, formerly Presbyterian.

Ontario Archives microfilm GS 2987

 

Part 1 - Marriages from 1853 to 1857

 

Robert McDOUGALL married Emily McINTOSH, both of North Dumfries , witn: William & James YOUNG, 25 March 1853, by license in Galt

William DAVIDSON of Berlin married Annie Woodburiedn McMILLAN of Galt, witn: Adam WARNOCK & George DAVIDSON, 12 April 1853, by license in Galt

William FERGUSON of Blenheim married Janet ROBERTS of Beverly, witn: Archibald FERGUSON & William ELLIOTT, 20 May 1853, by license in Galt

Gordon ANDREWS married Sarah BARRACLOUGH, both of Galt, witn: George M. ANDREWS & Mary Jane BYRNS, 8 June 1853, by license in Galt

Edward VERMILYA married Sarah BOND, both of Blenheim, witn: Elijah & Eliza VERMILYA, 11 July 1853, by license in Galt

David? MATTHEWS married illegible, both of North Easthope, witn: illegible of N. Easthope, 4 Aug 1853 [very faded], by license in Waterloo?

Alexander McINTYRE (widower?) married Mary M (or Margaret?) GILCHRIST, both of Puslinch, witn: James illegible & illegible, 8 Sept 1853 by license in Puslinch [faded]

William BUCHANAN of Blenheim married Catherine HARVEY of Beverly, witn: illegible BUCHANAN Jr. & John HARVEY, by license Beverly

David M. POTTER married Elizabeth BUCHANAN, both of North Dumfries , witn: John POTTER & John BUCHANAN, by license in North Dumfries

John McLEAN, yeoman of Beverly, married Catherine McEVER, of North Dumfries , witn: Christian MORRISON & Dianah? STRANG, by license in Galt 13 Jan 1854

William BRODERICK, yeoman of Blenheim twp., married Elizabeth BAUMAN, spinster of Waterloo, witn: John FORSYTH & William LEHMAN, 31 Jan 1854 after publication of banns in Galt

William RONSIE?, joiner of Waterloo village, married Hannah MITCHELL, spinster of Waterloo, witn: Peter WILE & Isaac BENGAMAN, 7 Feb 1854 by license in Galt

Walter SCOTT, carpenter of Galt, married Isabella K. COCHRAN of North Dumfries , witn: William SCOTT & James MURRAY, 7 Feb 1854 by license in Galt

Robert HAY, yeoman of Maryborough, married Mary MOFFATT, spinster of North Dumfries , witn: William HAY & Adam MOFFATT, 16 Feb 1854 by license in North Dumfries

Richard KELSEY, currier? of Plattsvillle in Blenheim twp., married Euphemia McCOLL, spinster of South Dumfries, witn: Archibald & Hugh McCOLL, 22 March 1854 by license in Galt

William RAMSAY, flesher, married Margaret KERR, spinster, both of Galt, witn: Hugh & Catherine QUIG, 3 April 1854 by license in Galt

Archibald GILCHRIST, yeoman, married Janet McINTYRE, both of Puslinch, witn: Alexander McINTYRE & Duncan GILCHRIST, 6 April 1854 by license in Puslinch

George SCH--ER?, gentleman of Blenheim, married Margaret HENDERSON of Beverly, 28 April 1854 by license in Galt

George H. TABOR, contractor of Hamilton, married Isabella D. LEE, spinster of Galt, witn: John & David LEE, 8 June 1854 by license in Galt

Michael MURPHY, laborer, married Mary McCURDY, both of South Dumfries, witn: David BROOM & Elizabeth Ann MISENER, 29 June 1854 by license in Galt

Thomas BARLOW, farmer, of Beverly, married Agnes WEDGE, widow, witn: Diana A. STRANG & Christina GORN, 3 July 1854 after publication of banns in Galt

Jacob COPELAND, yeoman of Blenheim, married Mary Jane WARD, of South Dumfries, witn: George & Lewis WARD, 8 July 1854 by license in Galt

Robert McKINLAY, yeoman, married Margaret CLARK, spinster, both of Beverly, witn: James C. MURRAY & John CLARK, 22 Sept 1854 by license in Galt

Richard MOORE, agent of Galt, married Margaret MERCER of North Dumfries , witn: Alexander YOUNG & James POTTER, 31 Oct 1854 by license in Galt

David SHAW, yeoman, of Puslinch, married Margaret SCRIMGER of Beverly, witn: Walter SHAW & William SCRIMGER, 3 Nov 1854 by license in Beverly

John WINTER, yeoman married Isabella WORKMAN, both of Blenheim, witn: John RIESBERRY & Ann WORKMAN, 23 Nov 1854 after publication of banns in Galt

David GALBREATH, laborer, married Cartha STEWART, spinster, both of Beverly, witn: John JOHNSTON & Mary HOBSON, 13 Dec 1854 by license in Galt

Peter McINTYRE, yeoman, married Mary CLARK, spinster, both of Puslinch, witn: John Stewart McPHERSON & Peter GILLIES, 20 Dec 1854 by license in Galt

William HESPELER, merchant of Baden, married Mary REACHIE, spinster of Galt, witn: Adam WARNOCK & Alexander YOUNG, 21 1854 by license in Galt

Robert illegible of Eramosa, married Sarah CAMP? of North Dumfries , witn: William illegible & Peter HAY, 26 Dec 1854 by license in North Dumfries

John RENSHAW, manufacturer, married Margaret HANLEY, spinster, witn: Andrew ELLIOTT & William LUTZ, 18 Jan 1855 by license in Galt

William LEHMAN, carpenter of Blenheim, married Nancy BAUMAN, spinster, of Waterloo, witn: Daniel LEHAMN & Peter BAUMAN, 6 Feb 1855 after publication of banns in Galt

Stuart SMITH, mail conductor, married Margaret SCRIMGER, spinster, both of North Dumfries , witn: William SCRIMGER & Thomas BLACKLOCK, 2 March 1855 by license in North Dumfries

Hugh CALDWELL, farmer, married Nancy McDONALD, spinster, both of North Dumfries , witn: William RUSSELL & Henry STODDARD, 13 March 1855 by license in Galt

Thomas RUTHERFORD, yeoman, married Margaret SMITH, spinster, both of North Dumfries , witn: illegible RUTHERFORD & Isabella SMITH, 14 April 1855 by license in North Dumfries

John BARBOUR, cabinet maker of Galt, married Isabella GILHOLM, spinster of North Dumfries , witn: Robert GILHOLME & John CANT, 29 may 1855 by license in North Dumfries

Adam BELL, laborer, marred Elizabeth COMMON, spinster, both of Galt, witn: George COMMON & Thomas BARTON, 22 June 1855 by license in Galt

John DOUGLASS married Mary McNEIL, both of Puslinch, witn: James BLACKLOCK & Walter SHAW, 17 July 1855 by license in Galt

Roderick MARTIN, carpenter, married Euphemia BEATON, both of Hamilton, witn: Roderick ^ Donald STEWART, 23 July 1855 by license in Galt

John JOHNSON, blacksmith of "N. Hope Water.", married Jennet RANKIN of North Dumfries , witn: Robert FORBES & William MURRAY, 12 Oct 1855 by license North Dumfries

Wesley LOUGHEAD, farmer, married Frances TINDELL, window, both of Wilmot, witn: Susan & Eleanor WALKER, 29 Oct 1855 by license in Galt

Dugald McLARTY, laborer, married Margaret HALL, both of Galt, witn: Alexander McMASTER & William FAIRGRIEVE, 27 Nov 1855 by license in Galt

George EASTON, yeoman of Waterloo, married Emmey CHAPMAN [no residence given], witn: John LAMB & Agnes EASTON, 4 Dec 1855 by license in Galt

Andrew CAVERS, carpenter, married Jane MILROY, both of Galt, witn: James MILROY & James RAMSAY, 28 Dec 1855 by license in Galt

Frederick BROWN, yeoman, married Margaret VANCE, spinster, both of Waterloo, witn: John R. STRANG & Martha VANCE, 31 Dec 1855 by license in Galt

Henry HOLMES, laborer, married Rebecca BARTON, both of North Dumfries , witn: Archibald McCOLL & James BARTON, 31 Dec 1855 by license in North Dumfries

John STEVENSON, carpenter, of Woodstock, married Eliza Jane CLARK, widow [no residence given], witn: James LAPPIN & Susan CLARK, 11 Jan 1856 by license in Galt

John ROSS, blacksmith of Galt, married Barbara WITMER of Waterloo, witn: James CAMPBELL & John COOPER, 19 Jan 1856 by license in Galt

David SMALL, yeoman of Galt, married Mary WILLIAMSON of North Dumfries , witn: Alex ADDISON & James POTTER, both of North Dumfries , 24 Jan 1856 by license in Galt

William MITCHELL married Christena McLEAN, widow, both of Blenheim, witn: George RISK? & David BUCHAN, 22 Feb 1856 by license in Galt

Thomas WHITAKER, carpenter, married Mary AUSTIN, spinster, both of Galt, witn: James HILL & Barbara GUNN, 7 March 1856 by license in Galt

Alexander A. KEACHIE, yeoman of North Dumfries , married Hannah CORNELL, spinster of Beverly, witn: John B. KEACHIE & John CORNELL, 19 March 1856 by license in Beverly

James RAMSAY, flesher, married Maria DELANEY, spinster, both of Galt, witn: William LONG? & Catherine YOUNG, 28 March 1856 by license in Galt

Robert George FOWLER, watch maker, married Emily PHILIPS, widow, both of Galt, witn: James SUDDEN & Charles VON GUNTEN, 21 June 1856 by license in Galt

Robert GILHOMN, yeoman of North Dumfries , married Jane SCOTT, spinster of Galt, witn: John SCOTT & George HOGG, 27 June 1856 by license in Galt

Rev. John PORTEOUS married Catherine WARNOCK, spinster, both of Beverly?, witn: Adam & James WARNOCK, 1 July 1856 by license in Beverly

Louis B. COLE, millwright of Blenheim, married Elizabeth HENSHELWOOD, spinster, of Galt, witn: Robert HENSHELWOOD & Hiram B. COLE, 2 July 1856 by license in Galt

James SHIELDS, flesher of Galt, married Margaret BROWN, spinster of North Dumfries , witn: John & Robert BROWN, 3 July 1856 by license in Galt

John SHERK, yeoman, married Agnes EASTON, spinster, both of Waterloo, witn: George & Amy EASTON, 4 July 1856 by license in Galt

William REEKIE, carpenter, of Galt, married Catherine PLENDERLUTH?, spinster of Galt, witn: Francis & Archibald HENDERSON, 25 July 1856 by license in Galt

Alexander RAMSAY, yeoman, married Jane PURCELL, spinster, both of Puslinch, witn: James HOGG & Thomas ARMSTRONG, 19 Aug 1856 by license in Galt

Christopher MOFFATT, blacksmith of Puslinch , married Christiana NICOLL, spinster of Beverly, witn: George NICOLL & James MOFFATT, 28 Aug 1856 by license in Beverly

Walter GOVENLOCK, yeoman of Grey Huron, married James BALLANTYNE, spinster of Galt, witn: Daniel BROWN & George BELL, 16 Sept 1856 by license in Galt

Robert CLAPPERTON, carpenter of Plattsville, married Elizabeth PATTERSON, spinster, of Galt, witn: George PATTERSON & James SCOTT, 19 Sept 1856 by license in Galt

David MATTHEWS, merchant, married Elizabeth WADDELL, spinster, both of Shakespeare, witn: Noah NASSE (Nafe?) & Lucinda MANNING, 24 Sept 1856 by license in Galt

John STEWART, miller, married Catherine McAINSH, spinster, both of Waterloo, witn: Peter McAINSH & David STEWART, 15 Oct 1856 by license in Galt

Francis McBEAN, farmer of Beverly, married Isabella KERR, spinster of North Dumfries , witn: Alexander KERR & Angus McBEAN, 1 Aug 1856 by license in North Dumfries

Zebulon ANDREWS, shoe maker of Galt, married Nancy STODDARD, widow, of North Dumfries , witn: Charles ELLIOTT & John LEE, 11 Dec 1856 by license in Galt

Andrew TAYLOR, yeoman of North Dumfries , married Margaret SCOTT, spinster of Beverly, witn: John SCOTT & Thomas TAYLOR, 18 Dec 1856 by license in Galt

Alexander SHARP, laborer, married Margaret BARTON of North Dumfries , witn: James & Alexander BARTON, 31 Dec 1856 by license North Dumfries

Walter CLARK, yeoman, married Mary RITCHIE, spinster, both of North Dumfries , witn: Thomas & James RITCHIE, 2 Jan 1857 by license in Galt

George ELLIOTT, yeoman of Beverly, married Catherine WRIGHT, spinster, of Puslinch, witn: John JOHNSTON & William WRIGHT, 16 Jan 1857 by license in Galt

Donald McKINLEY, yeoman of Peel, married Janet McARTHUR, spinster of South Dumfries, witn: Alexander McDONALD & David TULLOCH, 12 Feb 1857 by license in Galt

Donald MacPHERSON, married Bridget CLARK, both of Beverly, witn: Ira VAN METER & James MURRAY, 28 April 1857 after publication of banns in Galt

Joseph WOOD, farmer, married Margaret RHIND, spinster, both of Mornington twp., witn: George & David MUNRO, 2 June 1857 by license in Galt

Alexander McARTHUR, machinist of Blenheim, married Jane Maria BUCHANAN, spinster of Dumfries, witn: James KEACHIE & Alexander BUCHANAN, 3 July 1857 by license in Galt

Thomas buriedREW, blacksmith, married Eliza CLOWTING, both of Beverly, witn: Joseph CLOWTING & Helen RUTHERFORD, 22 July 1857 by license in Galt

Henry WATERS, axe maker, married Sophia BAILEY, spinster, both of Galt, witn: Hugh GRAHAM & Mary Emily KENNEDY, 8 Sept 1857 by license in Galt

illegible CUNNINGHAM, farmer, married illegible THOMS?, witn: illegible WHITE & Alex ADAIR, 4 Dec 1857 by license in Galt

 


Part 2: List of buriedials, from 1855 to 1869

 

Thomas BALLANTYNE buried Jan 29 1855 age 42, mason, native of Scotland, died of inflammation of the lungs

Mary SPROTT (Spratt?) buried 14 Feb 1855 age 22, native of Scotland, consumption

Mary WYLLIE buried 24 (or 26) March age 24 native of Scotland, consumption

Mrs. George THOMSON buried 7 April 1855 age 57 native of Scotland, died of inflammation of the lungs

Mrs. J. COMMON buried 11 May 1855 fever? disease [illegible word] in consumption, age 34 years 15 weeks, native of Scotland

John MILLER (or Keller?) buried 22 May 1855, died instantly out of doors probably because of the heat as he had been losing strength though still able to walk, age 66, of weak mind from childhood, native of Scotland

James ANDERSON, 11 June 1855, pulmonary consumption, age 20 yrs, 10 mon. 18 months affected. C.W. [born in C.W.?]

Euphemia MARSHALL buried 16 July 1855 died of a paralytic attack aged 60, native of Scotland

George McDOUGAL buried 30 July 1855 of consumption, age 4 months. Son of Thomas McDOUGALL

James THOMSON buried 24 Aug 1855, died of pulmonary consumption aged 42, native of Scotland

George SANDRETH buried 1 Sept 1855, died o chronic fever disease age 55, native of Scotland

Christian ELLIOT aged 18 months died of fits. Adam ELLIOT died of dysentery aged 7 years, both children of William ELLIOT, farmer, of North Dumfries . Both buried in one grave on 5 Sept 1855.

Alexander COOK age 19 days, son of Peter COOK of Galt, buried 8? (5?) Sept, prematurely born

James BLACKLOCK buried 12 Oct, died of chills & fever, age 37, native of Scotland

Isabella LEE, unmarried, was buried on 12 Nov 1855, died of disease of the lungs, the result of sever Hooping cough, age 39, native of Scotland

John FRAZER buried on 15 Nov 1855, found dead in the field from exposure to rain and cold, aged 36. He was an idiot from his birth and [illegible word] to run away from his keepers.

Margaret MONTGOMERY buried 16 Oct 1855, age 20, died instantly of apoplexy or paralysis, married 6 months only.

James ALLAN buried on 1 Dec 1855, age 73, native of Scotland, killed instantly by the upsetting of the waggon in which he was riding on the eve of the 28th of Nov.

Margaret NICHOL, wife of George NICHOL, buried on 6 Dec 1855, age 23, died of disease resulting from child bearing, native of Scotland

Thomas TODD, age 13 months, buried 10 Dec 1855, died of water in the head from teething.

Ann SCRIMGEOUR aged one year & 10 months, buried 25 Dec 1855, did of bloody fluse (flux?)

 

1856

2 Jan - Thomas COMMON, 12 weeks, inflammation of the lungs

14 Jan - William BROWN, 48, bilious fever of 7 weeks, all caused by drinking

19 Jan - Margaret RUTHERFORD, 15, bilious derangement and general debility

9 Feb - Agnes FOWLER, 44, bilious fever

14 March - Jessie HENDERSON, 3, inflammation of the lungs

4 April - Margaret WYLLIE, 16 yrs + 4 months, consumption

7 June - Rebecca McKENZIE, 62, apoplexy, native of Scotland

26 June - John CLARKE, 7, scarlet fever, native of Scotland

28 June - Jessie Ann CLARKE, 13 months, scarlet fever

29 June - Richard BELL, 1 yr + 11 months, scarlet fever

7 July - John MILNE, 36, bilious fever causing insanity, native of Scotland

28 July - Margaret DRYNAN, 71, married, bilious fever, native of Scotland

29 July - Fanny OLIVER, 6 months, teething

8 Aug - Mary RAMSAY, 13 months, hooping cough

30 Aug - John BROWN, 5 months, dysentery

21 Sept - William CANT, 19 yrs + 5 months, bilious fever, native of Scotland

25 Nov - Isabella THOM, 62, natural decay aggravated by grief, native of Scotland

 

1857

Mrs. A. BELL & Mrs. BRYDEN died in April, The former 78, the latter 80.

July 12th, John BRAIN (Brown?) aged 17 months (years?) drowned in the river at Galt.

 

1858 - none

 

1859

2 Aug - Catherine, eldest d/o Walter THOMSON of Dumfries, of consumption at age 20 yrs + 2 months

13 Aug - William -IRNBU--?, 31

22 Aug - William McLEISH, 29

26 Aug - Robert HALL, 15? (12?)

 

1860

20 March - Mrs. MILNE of Galt, 38

2 April - Mrs. Alex SCRIMGER of Galt, 55

8 (April?) - George MICKLE (Nickle?) of Galt, 52

24 Sept - Mrs. Anderson SCOTT of South Dumfries, 36

 

1862-1869

11 May 1862 - Mrs. BLACKLOCK of Galt, 50.5

24 Oct 1862 - Thomas McKENZIE of Galt, 74

18 Nov 1862 - Archibald HUNTER, 24

Feb 1863 - Mrs. John McKENZIE, 86

26 March 1863 - Janet HENDERSON, 24

Mrs. WRIGHT (no other information given)

Walter THOMSON (no other information given)

3 Feb? 1865 - Frances CANT, 29

11 March 1865 - Mrs. [illegible] MALCOM, 41

28 April 1865 - David HARVIE, 71

5 Oct 1865 - Archibald SCOTT, 67

3 Nov 1865 - David BROWN elder, 76

27 Nov 1865 - George COMMON, no age given

[ 2 illegible entries for 1866]

9 Feb (or Jan) 1867 - Mrs. James SHARPE, no age given

26 March 1867 - Hugh CANT Sr., 66

23 July 1867 - Robert CARRICK, 94

30 July 1867 - Mrs. ELLIOTT, 89

13 Aug 1867 - Mrs. MONCRIF?, 83

20 Oct 1867 - Mrs. M--?, 63

1868 (no date given) - Mrs. Thomas WHITE, 78

10 Feb 1868 - Mrs. SNEATH?, 73

14 March 1868 - Mrs. William ELLIOTT, 58

3 Oct 1868 - Mrs. SPROAT, 59

Oct 1869 - Ja? SMALL (could be Smart?), 90