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Elgin County Marriages, 1863 & 1864

MS248, reel 6 (from start of reel)

format: Birth place is given before residence


Page 361, schedule 206: by Charles ZUCKER, Minister of the Catholic Church

Michel DALTON, 23, Ireland, Port Stanley, s/o John DALTON & Ellen SHEBER (both dead), married Susan GARNEAU, 19, Canada West, Port Stanley, d/o Daniel GARNEAU & Mary MOLER, witn: John WHITE & Catherine GARNEAU, both of Pt. Stanley, 1 Jan 1863

Peter HEMPTON, 27, Ireland, Yarmouth, s/o Michael & Margaret, married Sarah McNEIL, 24, Yarmouth, same, d/o John McNEIL & Bridget CAVANAGH, witn: Michael MURPHY & Margaret HEMPTON, both of Yarmouth, 3 May 1863

Thomas McSHEAH, 30, Ireland, St. Thomas, s/o Thomas McSHEAH (dead) & Catherine MAHR, married Ellen COVENY, 25, Ireland, Yarmouth, d/o John COVENY & Ellen MAHONEY, witn: Henry CONNELLY & Elise COVENY, both of St. Thomas, 1 June 1863

Thomas MELONE (should be Malone?), 21, Ireland, St. Thomas, s/o Michel MELONE & Bridgett HIGGY (dead), married Ellen O’MARA, 22, Ireland, St. Thomas, d/o Martin O’MARA & Bridget NONER?, witn: Mary McQUAY of St. Thomas, 16 Aug 1863

Michel McMURNEY, 24, Ireland, St. Thomas, s/o Patrick McMURNEY & Brigett CAREY, married Ann O'DONNELL, 20, Ireland, St. Thomas, d/o John O'DONNELL & Ann CAUGLIN, witn: Susan O'DONNELL & Edward BURNS, both of Yarmouth, 13 Sept 1863

Charles Winfield MESS (or Meps), 21, USA, Southwold, s/o Rorsorn MESS & Elise SPARKS, married Maria BURNS, 27, Southwold, same, d/o Patrick BURNS & Charlotte GREEN, witn: Edward BURNS of Southwold & Ellen BURNS of Fingal, 12 Oct 1863

John SLOAN, 27, Ireland, Fingal, s/o Henry SLOAN & Ellen McCLUE, married Brigett McLAUGHLIN, 17, Ireland, Fingal, d/o John McLAUGHLIN & Mary CONLAN, witn: John FOWLER of Fingal & Nancy MOSSE of St. Thomas, 8 Nov 1863

John BREEN, 29, Ireland, Dunwich, s/o William BREEN & Mary ROSHE, married Maria WALSH, 25, Canada West, Dunwich, d/o Robert WALSH & illegible RECTOR, witn: Nancy GOODWIN & Samuel NU--PLY?, both of St. Thomas, 8 Jan 1863

John JORDAN, 25, USA, Southall, s/o Patrick JORDAN & Ann FITZPATRICK, married Mary McCARTHY, 20, Ireland, Southall, d/o Patrick McCARTHY (dead) & Bridgett FLURRY, witn: John SLOAN & Ellen WOODS, both of Fingal, 1 Feb 1863


Page 363, schedule 207: by Isaac HANEY, Wesleyan New Connection

Jeremiah HUFFMAN, 20, Malahide, same, s/o John & Elizabeth, married Mary Jane THORP, 20, Malahide, same, d/o John & Sarah, witn: Orlando TREADWELL of Malahide & Martha STEVENS of Beaty, 25 Dec 1863


Page 365, schedule 208: by W.H. ALWORTH, Congregational Minister, Markham, Canada West

T.H. SMALLMAN, 25, Partoutown?, London, s/o Eliza & James, married A.F. CLARIS, 22, Southwold, same, d/o Christopher & Eliza, witn: George CLARIS of St. Thomas & S.W. ABBOTT of London, 25 Feb 1864


Page 375, schedule 213: by Thomas MILLS, Minister of the Regular Baptist Church, Yarmouth.

Martha MILLS was a witness at the first 4 of the following marriages. Most of the parents’ first names were abbreviated, and I have transcribed them as they are written in the register.

Alexander BAILEY, 25, Yarmouth, same, s/o Rit & T., married Malvina CAMPBELL, 20, Bayham, Yarmouth, d/o George & Ann, witn: Seth HUNTER of Yarmouth, 14 Feb 1864

John WISE, 47, England, Yarmouth, s/o Rit & Ra., married Elizabeth HANDCOCK, 38, England, Malahide, d/o Ja. & Eli SUTTON, witn: Marwood AUTON (Austin?) of Malahide, 14 Feb 1864

Richard MILLMAN, 21, England, Yarmouth, s/o Rob & Mer., married Eliza Ann VANSICKEL, 23, Yarmouth, same, d/o Isa & M.A., witn: Therza MILLS of Yarmouth, 12 May 1864

Benjamin QUICK, no age given, States, Southwold, s/o Ben & Sarah, married Eliza PARISH, 19, Yarmouth, same, d/o David & Cla., witn: Sarah QUICK of Yarmouth, 16 Aug 1864

Marvin KETCHAM, 30, Yarmouth, same, s/o E. & C., married Mary REYNDELS, 30, Westminster, same, d/o Ja. & A?, witn: John T. WRIGHT & Miles KETCHAM, both of Yarmouth, 9 Oct 1864

Silas MOORE, 25, Yarmouth, same, s/o Joseph & Eliza, married Jane BULLOCK, 24, Yarmouth, same, d/o Wi. & Nan, witn: Robert & Druscilla MOORE of Yarmouth, 1 Nov 1864

Simeon J. THAYER, 28, Yarmouth, same, s/o Siras & Ester, married Lacty M. BAILEY, 24, Yarmouth, same, d/o Jesse? & Margaret, witn: George BAILEY & Metta? RYCKMAN, both of Yarmouth, 14 Dec 1864


Page 327, schedule 214: by William Edward WALKER, Wesleyan Methodist

James WHEATLEY, 23, England, St.Thomas, s/o Edward & Elizabeth Sarah, married Mary J. EVANS, 19, Dunwich, Fingal, d/o Richard & Mary, witn: George METCALF & Chauncey LEWIS, both of Fingal, 2 Feb 1864

Matthew COLE, 22, England, Yarmouth, s/o Matthew & Mary, married Mary J. GILBERT, 18, Yarmouth, same, d/o John & Susan, witn: Jacob FOWLER & George PENWARDEN, both of Fingal, 16 March 1864

Charles TEETZEL, 21, Southwold, s/o Jonathan J. & Mary, married Ellen LAWSON, 20, Southwold, same, d/o George & Mary, witn: Charles COUSE of Fingal & Nelson LAWRENCE of Southwold, 30 March 1864

John Mason MANSLEY (or Mousley), 36, England, Southwold, s/o Samuel & Nancy, married Catherine DOAN, 23, Westminster, Southwold, d/o Aaron & Harriet, witn: J. McKEOWN & Thomas BAKER, both of Fingal, 6 April 1864

Thomas HUMPHRIES, 45, Ireland, Southwold, s/o Thomas & Sarah, married Eliza A. SHARON, 34, Southwold, same, d/o Thomas & Ann, witn: Thomas SHARON & Frederick PAYNE, both of Southwold, 21 July 1864

Silas PRATT, 26, NY state, Southwold, s/o Ira & Ann Maria, married Jane WELDON, 18, Southwold, same, d/o Andrew & Theresa, witn: George METCALF & Jacob FOWLER, both of Fingal, 13 Sept 1864

Leonidus WILSON, 25, Dunwich, same, s/o Peter & Mary, married Mary LYONS, 19, Port Stanley, Dunwich, d/o Arthur & Elizabeth, witn: John WALLACE of Southwold & Sophia WALKER of Fingal, 16 Nov 1864

William GLOVER, 30, England, Southwold, s/o William & Elizabeth, married Elizabeth MAGILL, 23, Southwold, same, d/o Alexander & Sarah, witn: John PEACOCK & Samuel GLOVER, both of Southwold, 3 Dec 1864

John CULVER, 26, Southwold, Fingal, s/o Timothy & Hannah, married Mary CATTANOCH, 21, Southwold, same, d/o Alexander & Ann H., witn: Alexander & John CATTANOCH of Southwold, 20 Dec 1864

Andrew WICKETT, 27, Yarmouth, same, s/o Andrew & Mary, married Ann L. POTTS, 20, Southwold, Fingal, d/o Edward & Margaret M., witn: Edward POTTS of Fingal & Lawrence BA--? of Southwold, 28 Dec 1864