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Wellington County, 1861

Transcribed from Ontario Archives microfilm MS 248, reel 17

FORMAT: birth place comes before residence

 

Page 67, return 147: by Rev. George Smellie, Presbyterian, Fergus

William HAY, 26, Scotland, Fergus, s/o William HAY & Isabella HENDERSON, married Mary BLACK, 24, Scotland, Nichol, d/o Robert BLACK & Mary NOBLE, witn: James BLACK of Garafraxa & Robert PURVIS of Nichol, 25 Jan 1861

David DAVIS, 29, Scotland, Nichol, s/o John & Elizabeth, married Margaret GRANT, 21, Canada, Nichol, d/o Andrew GRANT & Isabella HENDRY, witn: A.H. GRANT of Nichol & Charles HENDRY of Conestoga, 31 Jan 1861

William DENCH, 37, England, Fergus, s/o John & Sarah, married Helen BUNKER (or Bunkh), 36, Scotland, Fergus, d/o John MOFFATT & Susan, witn: R.B. COULSON & T. SMELLIE, both of Fergus, 7 Feb 1861

William BEATTY, 24, Canada, Fergus, s/o James BEATTIE & Elizabeth GRASSICK, married Georgina BLACK, 19, Scotland, Garafraxa, d/o Robert BLACK & Mary NOBLE, witn: John BEATTIE of Fergus & James BLACK of Garafraxa, 15 Feb 1861

Thomas MAXWELL, 24, USA, Garafraxa, s/o James & Mary, married Eliza HAMILTON, 21, Ireland, Garafraxa, d/o John & Jane, witn: Samuel ALLISON (could be Allen) & William MAXWELL, both of Garafraxa, 21 Aug 1861

George THOMSON, 28, Scotland, Elora, s/o Peter & Jane, married Isabella HAY, 22, Scotland, Nichol, d/o William HAY & Isabella HENDERSON, witn: Joseph THOMSON & John HAY, both of Nichol, 30 Aug 1861

John HILL, 29, Canada, Erin, s/o John & Agnes, married Elizabeth MOLSON, 30, England, Erin, d/o George BAIDEN & Harriet, witn: Robert BAIDEN of Erin & Elizabeth SMELLIE of Fergus, 30 Oct 1861

William GIBBON, 24, Scotland, Nichol, s/o William GIBBON & Margaret STEWART, married Ellen JAMIESON, 20, Ireland, Nichol, d/o Samuel & Hannah, witn: John WILSON of Nichol & William RENNIE of Fergus, 3 Oct 1861

Samuel JAMIESON, 27, Ireland, Nichol, s/o Samuel & Hannah, married Sarah GODDAN, 20, England, Brantford, d/o William & Mary, witn: John WILSON of Nichol & William RENNIE of Fergus, 3 Oct 1861

James RILEY, 20, Nova Scotia, Grey, s/o James RILEY & blank McKENZIE, married Sarah Elizabeth BRIDGEFORD, 18, Canada, Fergus, d/o John & Rebecca, witn: R.B. COULSON of Fergus & Charlotte BEAMIS of Winterbourne, 29 Oct 1861

Peter DAVIDSON, 26, Canada, Nichol, s/o James & Pritchard, married Janet CORMIC (or Cormie), 21, Canada, Nichol, d/o John CORMIC & Ann HEGGIE, witn: John CORMIC & Alex DAVIDSON, both of Nichol, 6 Dec 1861

 

Page 67, return 148: by Stewart Houston, Church of England

William RAFTER, 26, Queens Co. Ireland, Peel twp., s/o Thomas & Ann, married Elizabeth ENGLISH, 19, Canada East, Maryboro, d/o Robert & Margaret, witn: William DEZELL of Maryboro, 19 March 1861

William DEZELL, 23, Lanark Co., Maryboro twp., s/o James & Ellen, married Elizabeth WORKMAN, 18, Toronto, Maryboro, d/o John & Ann, witn: William RAFTER of Peel twp., 19 March 1861

George QUIRT, 22, Winchester twp., Arthur twp, s/o John & Elizabeth, married Ann J. EDEN, 19, Arthur twp., same, d/o Francis & Bella, witn: John QUIRT Jr. of Arthur twp., 2 Dec 1861

George CHURCH, 24, Quebec, Arthur twp., s/o James & Sarah, married Ann J. COLE, 20, Ireland, Luther twp., d/o John & Catherine, witn: George QUIRT of Arthur twp., 4 Dec 1861

 

Page 68, return 149: by George Macdonnell

George PETRIE, 27, Aberdeen NB, Garafraxa, s/o John PETRIE & Ann WESLEY, married Sarah SANDY, 19, Glasgow NB, Garafraxa, d/o William SANDY & Maria WARDLE, witn: George WILSON of Garafraxa, 11 Jan 1861

James SANDY, 22, Nottinghamshire, Garafraxa, s/o William SANDY & Maria WARDLE, married Mary SAUNDERS, 18, Riohire? NB, Garafraxa, d/o Donald SAUNDERS & Mary McLEOD, witn: Daniel ROSE of Garafraxa, 17 Jan 1861

John GULLEY, 22, Devonshire England, Garafraxa, s/o George GULLEY & Mary BURGESS, married Susan McGLADDERY, 17, Eramosa C.W., Garafraxa, d/o Alexander McGLADDERY & Ellen BURNS, witn: Richard McCLELLAND of Garafraxa, 1 Feb 1861

Alexander NELSON, 24, Tecumseth C.W., Garafraxa, s/o Thomas NELSON & Mary LOGAN, married Sarah IRWIN, 24, Mono C.W., Garafraxa, d/o Robert IRWIN & Isabella CORBET, witn: John VALLERY of Garafraxa, 15 March 1861

John HUTCHINSON, 22, Yorkshire England, Garafraxa, s/o William HUTCHINSON & Hannah WAYFORE?, married Catherine SMEADON, 17, Rothshire NB, Garafraxa, d/o Alex SMEADON & Catherine DONS, witn: James SMEADON of Garafraxa, 19 June 1861

James MUTCH, 26, Aberdeen NB, Garafraxa, s/o James MUTCH & Elizabeth HILL, married Anabella MITCHELL, 19, Chappel Garoch NB (MB?), Garafraxa, s/o William MITCHELL & Elizabeth WILLIAMSON, witn: R.H. MITCHELL of Garafraxa, 10 Dec 1861

 

Page 68, return 150: by ministers of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Garafraxa Circuit (signed by Joseph Hilts)

George MARTIN, 29, Ireland, Garafraxa, s/o William & Mary, married Margaret BROWN, 19, Ireland, Garafraxa, d/o Robert & Elizabeth, witn: Robert TROUTON & William DALEN--?, both of Garafraxa, 19 Feb 1861

John LOWRIE, 24, Canada, Garafraxa, s/o James & Catherine, married Florella MITCHELL, 19, Canada, Garafraxa, d/o John & Margaret, witn: Robert COWAN & Elizabeth MITCHELL, both of Garafraxa, 2 Oct 1861

William MARLETT (or Martell), 24, Canada, Garafraxa, s/o Gilbert & Matilda, married Mary ELLIS, 16, Canada, Garafraxa, d/o John & Jane, witn: John & James ELLIS of Garafraxa, 7 Nov 1861

John HANNAH, 26, Canada, Garafraxa, s/o Robert & Elizabeth, married Ann SERGENT, 19, Canada, Garafraxa, d/o Thomas & Sarah, witn: William DOUGLAS & James HANNAH, both of Garafraxa, 17 Dec 1861

 

Page 68 & 69, return 151: by Rev. D. McLean, Canada Presbyterian Church, Mt. Forest

John QUEEN, 25, Ireland, Egremont, s/o Thomas QUEEN & Jane STARRATT, married Mary PATERSON, 18, Ireland, Egremont, d/o Hugh PATERSON & Sarah FINLAY, witn: C. McLEAN of Mt. Forest, 21 Jan 1861

James FERGUSON, 27, Scotland, Egremont, s/o Allan FERGUSON & Catherine McNAB, married Elizabeth McLARTY, 26, Canada, Egremont, d/o Archibald McLARTY & Catherine McINNIS, witn: John McLARTY of Egremont, 29 Jan 1861

Andrew McKAGUE, 31, Ireland, Culross, s/o Andrew McKAGUE & Mary THOMSON, married Mary McLEAN, 26, Scotland, Culross, d/o Duncan McLEAN & Catherine McDONALD, witn: Archibald KIRKHAM of Culross, 6 Feb 1861

David REID, 33, Scotland, Normanby, s/o Robert REID & Mary BOYD, married Elizabeth DALE, 26, Scotland, Arthur, d/o Andrew DALE & Margaret REID, witn: John MARTIN of Arthur, 28 Feb 1861

John WILSON, 26, Lower Canada, Carrick, s/o Anthony WILSON & Sarah , married Jane WOODMANBY (or Woodmanley) &, 19, England, Minto, d/o John WOODMANBY & Rachel WATERS, witn: William LAMBERT of Minto, 28 Feb 1861

John McMILLAN, 30, Scotland, Arthur, s/o Neil McMILLAN & Ann CAMPBELL, married Ann McLEOD, 23, Canada, Arthur, d/o John McLEOD & Flora McTAGGART, witn: Hugh McMILLAN of Arthur, 14 March 1861

Malcolm FERGUSON, 25, Scotland, Minto, s/o Malcolm FERGUSON & Ann NIVEN, married Catherine ROSS, 25, Scotland, Minto, d/o Alex ROSS & Margaret NOBLE, witn: William ROSS of Minto, 19 March 1861

Hugh McLEOD, 30, Scotland, Minto, s/o Peter McLEOD & Elizabeth LINCOLN, married Margaret McCLELLAND, 26, Scotland, Arthur, d/o Peter McLELLAND (sic) & Effy McMILLAN, witn: J. McLELLAN of Minto, 12 April 1861

John WRIGHT, 22, Canada, Minto, s/o Malcolm WRIGHT & Betsy TWILLENGER, married E.W. MACREADY, 25, Scotland, Minto, d/o Robert McREADY (sic) & M.G. WILSON, witn: Alex McREADY of Minto, 12 Nov 1861

 

Page 69, return 152: by Rev. John W. Savage & James Broley (his successor), Wesleyan Methodist, Orangeville

William NICHOL, 21, Esquesing, Amaranth, s/o Robert & Margaret, married Mary Ann GRIESING, 22, Niagara, Amaranth, d/o John & Ann, witn: George BROWN & Margaret WIGGINS, both of Amaranth, 23 Feb 1861

John GLOVER, 26, England, Alton, s/o Thomas & Mary, married Mary Ann BROOKS, 16, Lower Canada, Alton, d/o George & Cornelia, witn: Edward MORRIS & Amelia SMITH, both of Alton, 30 May 1861

Samuel P. BUCKLAND, 29, England, Garafraxa, s/o Samuel & Harriett, married Mary Ann NORSEWORTHY (should be Noseworthy?), 22, England, Orangeville, d/o John & Mary, witn: F.E. McBAIN & Samuel HAMILTON, both of Orangeville, 2 Aug 1861

James HANNAH, 25, Ireland, Orangeville, s/o James & Mary, married Mary MILLER, 2-, Ireland, Orangeville, d/o Joseph G. & Ellen, witn: James & Bessy RIDDAL of Orangeville, 5 Sept 1861

James HILLIS, 24, Ireland, Caledon, s/o John & Abagail, married Mary DUKE, 21, Mono, same, d/o Thomas & Jane, witn: Wilson DUKE of Mono & Elizabeth DODDS of Alton, 16 Oct 1861

George SPECK, 39, England, Orangeville, s/o John & Mary, married Sarah CALVIN (or Calson), 4-, Ireland, Orangeville, d/o Thomas TROUGHTON (or Froughton) & Mary, witn: James & Eliza ROBINSON of Garafraxa, 16 Oct 1861

 

Page 69, return 153: by John Carpenter Tufford, Episcopal Methodist

George LAWRENCE, 30, England, Erin, s/o George & Sarah, married Harriet VANDENBERG, 2-, Pickering, Erin, d/o Nathan & Rebecca, witn: Richard NOBLE & Martha VANDENBERG, both of Chinguacousy, 10 June 1861

John McCONNELL, 28, Belfast Ireland, Garafraxa, s/o James & Margaret, married Elizabeth SNYDER, 2-, Erin, Esquesing, d/o Jacob & Mary, witn: Thomas McCONNELL of Erin & Maria SNYDER of Esquesing, 19 June 1861

William R.. BROWN, 25, Yonge twp., Georgetown, s/o George NOBLE & Lucretia BROWN, married Catherine HEMSWORTH, 19, Toronto, Esquesing, d/o Charles & Jane, witn: John CALVIN & Sarah C. MANES?, both of Georgetown, 1 Oct 1861

John PEEL (or Pell), 26, England, Norval, s/o Thomas & Catherine, married Sarah MUIR, 2-, Trafalgar, Georgetown, d/o John & Effie, witn: Joseph B. McGAN? & Susannah DECLUTE, both of Georgetown, 12 Dec 1861

 

Page 70, return 154: by William F. Clark, Congregational

James BLACK, 24, Puslinch twp., same, s/o James & Margaret, married Bridget MULRONEY, 25, Puslinch twp., same, d/o James & Mary, witn: James BLACK & Ann MULRONEY, both of Puslinch, 9 Jan 1861

Charles BODLEY, 30, London England, Guelph, s/o John Noel & Leah, married Mary Jane WHITMAN, 24, Guelph twp., same, d/o Samuel & Jane, witn: G.W. CROSSIN & George SALLY, both of Guelph, 20 March 1861

Columbus HICKS, 34, Dorchester Co. USA, Guelph, s/o Christopher & Phobe, married Elizabeth RIDGELY, 23, Vigo Co. Indiana, Guelph, d/o John & Harriet, witn: W.H. SUMER & Robert THOMPSON, both of Guelph, 7 May 1861

Mark SMITH, 21, Derby England, Guelph twp., s/o Thomas C. & Mary Ann, married Sarah Ann ELDER, 19, Co. Tyrone Ireland, Guelph twp., d/o Robert & Elizabeth, witn: Ab. HEWITT of Guelph & Rebecca SMITH of Garafraxa, 3 June 1861

William BROWN, 21, Clifton - Notts. England, Guelph, s/o William & Martha, married Louisa GIBSON, 18, Kirkinor? Scotland, Guelph, d/o Johnston & Jemima, witn: George BROWNLOW & Jennet FERGUSON, both of Guelph, 18 Dec 1861

 

Page 70, return 155: by James Middlemiss, Presbyterian Minister of Chalmers Church, Elora

Archibald SHAW, 28, Argyle Scotland, Minto, s/o John SHAW & Christena McECHREN, married Flora McECHRAN, 24, Lower Canada, Minto, d/o Archibald McECHRAN & Ann GILCHRIST, witn: Hugh McEACHREN & Archibald McDOUGALL, both of Minto, 27 Feb 1861

Charles MITCHELL, 33, Aberdeenshire Scotland, Elora, s/o William MITCHELL & Margaret RIDDALL, married Elizabeth DAVIE (or Davis), 23, Aberdeenshire Scotland, Elora, d/o William DAVIE & Hellen ROSS, witn: William GRANT of Elora & Andrew MITCHELL of Woolwich, 12 July 1861

John William WALDEN, 24, Waterloo Co., Wellesley, s/o William WALDEN & Susannah RUDD, married Catherine ERNST, 19, Waterloo Co., Wilmot, d/o John ERNST & Julia ZOEGER, witn: J.A. ELMSLIE of Elora & James WEBSTER of Wellesley, 25 Oct 1861

 

Page 70, return 156: by George C. Moore, Baptist

Hugh ROBINSON, 52, Monaghan Co Ireland, Maryborough, s/o John & Elizabeth, married Mrs. Mary MOORE, 3-, Co. Antrim Ireland, Maryborough, d/o Hugh LOGAN & Ellen BOYD, witn: Alex KILPATRICK & William ROBINSON, both of Maryborough, 14 Feb 1861

Charles WELSH, 22, Co. Monaghan Ireland, Maryborough, s/o David & Sarah, married Susannah HICKS, 16?, Sombra twp., Maryborough, d/o Peter & Jane, witn: Elisha SCHOHAMMER & Eliza BOOTH, both of Maryborough, 21 Dec 1861