Lanark 1863

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Lanark County, 1863

transcribed from microfilm MS248, reel 9, vol 25: Lanark Co. 1858 - 1869

Format: Groom, his age, his birth place, his residence, his parents, bride, her age, her birth place, her residence, her parents, witnesses, date


Page 81, return by Ebenezer Morris, United Church of England & Ireland

William SUTTON, 24, Canada, Beckwith, s/o Samuel & Mary, married Mary Ann CRAIG, no age given, Canada, Goulbourn, d/o James & Jane, witn: Thomas & Maria PEAVER of Beckwith, 8 Jan 1863

James GRIFFITH, 25, Canada, Montague, s/o John & Mary, married Jane JONES, no age given, Canada, Montague, d/o Peter & Sarah, witn: Henry F. GRIFFITHS & Sarah JONES, both of Montague, 11 march 1863

Uriah SAUNDERS, 25, Canada, Montague, s/o Harry & Sarah, married Maria HUNT, no age given, Canada, Osgoode, d/o George & Maria, witn: George HUNT & Mary CONLIN, both of Montague, 28 March 1863

Thomas ARMSTRONG, 25, Canada, Beckwith, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth, married Harriet HOGG, no age given, Canada, Franktown, d/o William & Elizabeth, witn: no name given, of Beckwith, 1 April 1863


transcribed from microfilm MS248, reel 9, vol 26: Lanark Co. 1859 - 1868


Page 17, return by John McMorine, Presbyterian Church of Canada in connection with the Church of Scotland

George STEWART, 23, Canada, Ramsay, s/o James STEWART & Helen BROWN, married Mary A. McKEAN, 20, Canada, Ramsay, d/o Andrew McKEAN & Mary Ann BROWN, witn: Lauchlan McLEAN of Ramsay, 27 march

John McCALLUM, 26, Scotland, Huntley, s/o Alexander McCALLUM & Janet McKINLAY, married Helen HAMILTON, 22, Scotland, Huntley, d/o Thomas HAMILTON & Helen McPHERSON, witn: Douglas HAMILTON of Huntley, 10 April

Alexander McLEAN, 23, of Renfrew, s/o John McLEAN & Jean McKENZIE, married Margaret DONALDSON, 20, of Ramsay, d/o Samuel DONALDSON & Helen FARRINGTON?, witn: Robert DONALDSON of Beckwith, 11 June

Thaddeus MARSHALL, 23, Canada, Ramsay, s/o Abiel MARSHALL & Charlotte FRALICK, married Jane SMITH, 25, Canada, Ramsay, d/o Robert SMITH & Mary SMITH, witn: Lachlan McDONALD of Ramsay, 20 Nov


Page 17, return by Rev. George Case, Wesleyan Methodist in Canada in connection with the English Conference

Alexander SHIELDS, 23, Ireland, Fitzroy, s/o William SHIELDS & Agnes JEFFREY, married Mary Ann (Jane?) BARR (Burr?), 20, Fitzroy, same, d/o Joshua BARR & Margaret BODDY, witn: George GREEN & John? BARR, both of Fitzroy, 17 march 1863

John SMITH, 24, Pakenham, same, s/o John SMITH & Mary McMANN, married Alice Ann CLARK, 19, Pakenham, same, d/o Robert CLARK & Ann FORSYTHE, witn: Thomas & Alice SMITH of Pakenham, 15 April 1863

Robert RICHARDSON, 25, Ireland, Augusta, s/o John RICHARDSON & Ann ROSEMOND (Rosewood?), married Margaret McNIVEN?, 18, Pakenham, same, d/o John McNIVEN (McNunn?) & Ann WALKER, witn: James ROSEMOND of Almonte & Catherine McNEVIN of Pakenham, 3 Sept 1863

Josiah William THOMPSON, 23, Ramsay, same, s/o Josiah William THOMPSON & Sarah THOMPSON, married Anastatia THOMPSON, 23, Ramsay, same, d/o John THOMPSON & MARGARET LESTER, witn: Lawrence THOMPSON & Charlotte WARING?, both of Ramsay, 12 Dec 1863

David SHIELDS, 26, Ireland, Huntley, s/o William SHIELDS & Agnes JEFFREY, married Catherine DICKSON, 26, Pakenham, Huntley, d/o Robert DICKSON & Ann FREYHAM, witn: Francis HUGHSON & MARGARET Ann CARTER, both of Fitzroy, 31 Dec 1863


Page 17, return by Rev. Edwin Slade, United Church of England & Ireland in Almonte & Clayton

James PARK, 49, near Glasgow Scotland, Plympton, s/o Hugh & Jennett, married Elizabeth HOUSTON, 38, Ramsay twp., same, d/o William & Alice? (smudged), witn: John illegible of Ramsay, 26 Sept 1863

Thomas WILSON, 32, Ramsay twp., same, s/o THOMAS & Mary, married Susan GILES, 20, Ramsay twp., same, d/o Reuben? & Ann? (smudged), witn: John WILSON Of Ramsay twp., 9 Dec 1863


Page 17, return by William McKenzie, Canada Presbyterian Church,

Edwin D. CLOYES, 36, USA, Brockville, s/o Dana CLOYES & Rebecca SEVERTON (Sweetser?), married Catherine CRAIN (Cram?), 24, Beckwith, Ramsay, d/o James CRAIN & Janet McPHAIL, witn: Joseph CRAIN of Beckwith, 12 March 1863

John MARTIN, 23, Lanark, same, s/o Henry MARTIN & Jane FENNEL, married Mary Jane WRIGHT, 18, Ramsay, same, d/o John WRIGHT & Jane BOYD, witn: James WRIGHT of Ramsay, 13 March

Angus SUTHERLAND, 27, Ramsay, same, s/o Angus SUTHERLAND & Margaret FRASER, married Margaret YOUNG, 26, Ramsay, same, d/o Peter YOUNG & Jane ERSKINE, witn: Peter YOUNG of McNab, 20 March

William Hirst? RICHARDSON, 24, England, Ramsay, s/o Joseph RICHARDSON & Sarah HIRST, married Mary Clarke GILMOUR, 29, Ramsay, same, d/o John GILMOUR & Jane CLARKE, witn: George PATTERSON of Ramsay, 3 April 1863

William John McDONALD, 28, Perth Ont., Goderich, s/o Duncan McDONALD & And. JORDAN, married Sarah SMITH, 25, Perth Ont., same, d/o Ralph SMITH & Mary JORDAN, witn: George WILSON of Ramsay, 23 June 1863

John BERTRAM, 25, Scotland, Peterborough, s/o Hugh BERTRAM & Isabella MACK, married Helen SHIELLS, 24, Scotland, Ramsay, d/o Robert SHIELLS & Agnes EDDINGTON, witn: Melville MILLER of Peterborough, 16 Sept


Page 18, return by Rev. S. Leeson, Wesleyan Methodist

Thomas BULLOCK, 24, Darling, same, s/o Thomas & Esther, married Jane McARAITH, 22, Darling, same, d/o James & Esther, witn: David CALDWELL of Darling, 28 April 1863

David VIRGIN, 25, Brougham, Darling, s/o Hiram & Abigal, married Rebecca STRETCH, 19, Darling, same, d/o John & Mary, witn: Duncan McKINLAY of Darling, 16 June 1863


Page 18, return by Philip Shanks, Minister of Lanark village Congregational Church

Charles BLAIR, 27, Drummond, Ferguson Falls, s/o J. BLAIR & C. BROWN, married Margaret HALPENNY, 32, Drummond, same, d/o J. PRESTON & C. CLENDENING, witn: J. G. BLAIR & C. SUMMERVILLE, both of Drummond, 5 April 1863

Alexander SHAW, 29, illegible (smudged, ?---land?), Almonte, s/o William SHAW & A. DUNN, married Jane GUNN, 24, Lanark, Almonte, d/o J. GUNN & J. McPHERSON, witn: J. WILSON & J. SHAW, both of Almonte, 4 Sept

James SWAIN, 26, Beckwith, Drummond, s/o J. SWAIN & S. MORRIS, married Sarah LEWIS, 26, Drummond, same, d/o J. LEWIS & E. FLEMING, witn: J. COMBES? & J.A. FLEMING, both of Drummond, 2 Oct.

John GEMMELL, 57 (67?), Scotland, Ramsay, s/o J. GEMMELL & J. HUTCHESON, married Precilla LUMSDEN, 48 (40?), Beckwith, Ramsay, d/o A. MARTIN & L. WEBSTER, witn: E. TENNANT & W. R. TENNANT, both of Lanark, 6 Oct. 1863


Page 18, return by Robert Garry, Canadian Wesleyan New Connexion Church,

Thomas HORRICK, 33, Canada, Drummond, s/o William & Christian, married Ann Jane McGEE, 20, Canada, Ramsay, d/o William & Elizabeth, witn: John McGEE of Ramsay & John SUMMERVILLE of Drummond, 22 Jan

Thomas DOUGLAS, 24, Ireland, illegible (smudged, Westport?), s/o George & Ann, married Mary Ellen THOMPSON, 26, Canada, Ramsay, d/o Josiah & Sarah Ann, witn: Josiah W. THOMPSON of Ramsay & George DOUGLAS of Westport, 20 Feb

William MITCHELL, 28?, Ireland, Drummond, s/o Robert & Jane, married Margaret McGEE, 23, Canada, Ramsay, d/o William & Elizabeth, witn: John McGEE of Lanark & James CLARK of Ramsay, 31 Oct


Page 19, return by Robert K. Black, Congregational Minister, Lanark

Peter RANKIN, 32, Lanark, same, s/o William RANKIN & Isabella KEIR (Kerr?), married Susannah McLAREN, 19, Glengarry, Lanark, d/o Donald McLEAN & Sarah McLACHLAN, witn: Samuel WILSON of Bathurst, 1 Jan 1863

Andrew CRAIG, no age given, Lanark, same, s/o Adam CRAIG & Janet GEMMELL, married Helen GUTHRIE, no age given, Darling, same, d/o James GUTHRIE & MARGARET REID, witn: John ROBERTSON of Lanark, 6 March 1863

Andrew DICK, 26, Ramsay, Lanark, s/o John DICK & Mary GEMMELL, married Ann ROBERTSON, 30, Lanark, same, d/o John ROBERTSON & Janet DOW, witn: James ROBERTSON Jr. of Lanark, 20 March 1863

John ERSKINE, 24, Clarendon C.E., Lanark, s/o Alex ERSKINE & Janet McKINLAY, married Jane HARDING, 23, Lanark, same, d/o William HARDING & Rachel STEAD, witn: Alexander ERSKINE of Lanark, 2 June 1863

Alexander BAIN, 23, Bathurst, same, s/o Alex BAIN & Susan BOLTON, married Sarah Jane WARD, 22, Bathurst, same, d/o William WARD & Catherine SLEIGH, witn: Robert PLAYFAIR of Bathurst, 11 Dec


Page 19, return by Alexander Mann, Presbyterian Church of Canada, in connection with the Church of Scotland

John McDONALD, 21, Ramsay, same, s/o Neil McDONALD & Flora McLEAN, married Agnes BAIN, 19, Pakenham, same, d/o Alex BAIN & Helen OGLVIE, witn: William & Peter BAIN of Pakenham, 18 march 1863

Hugh GORDON, 23, Bristol, same, s/o George GORDON & Isabella MURRAY, married Alex ROSS, 24, Pakenham, same, d/o Daniel ROSS & MARGARET McPHERSON, witn: James McLEAN of Ramsay & Daniel ROSS of Pakenham, 20 March 1863

James RUSSELL, 25, Pakenham, same, s/o Peter RUSSELL & Margaret McVICAR, married Agnes GRANT, 25?, Fitzroy, same, d/o John GRANT & Agnes ROWSON, witn: John GRANT & John McVICAR, both of Fitzroy, 7 April 1863

John GRANT, 30, Fitzroy, same, s/o John GRANT & Agnes ROWSON, married Elizabeth FORBES, 20, Pakenham, Fitzroy, d/o William FORBES & Eliza BROWN, witn: William DICKSON of Pakenham & William FORBES of Fitzroy, 21 April 1863

Archibald McDONALD, 23, Dundee L.C., Almonte, s/o Angus McDONALD & Mary McGILLIS, married Margaret McKINLEY (McKinlay?), 21, Huntley, Almonte, d/o Robert McKINLEY & Christena BLACK, witn: George SCRIMGEOUR of Almonte & Mary L. MANN of Pakenham, 16 May 1863

Robert SCOTT, 22, Pakenham, Fitzroy, s/o Ingram SCOTT & Esther ELLIOTT, married Agnes INGLIS, 19, Pakenham, same, d/o William INGLIS & Jessie POLLOCK, witn: William INGLIS & John SCOTT, both of Pakenham, 16 June 1863

Robert WILSON, 30, Fitzroy, Huntley, s/o John WILSON & Eliza RIDDELL, married Jane RUSSELL, 27, Pakenham, same, d/o Peter RUSSELL & Margaret McVICAR, witn: Agnes RUSSELL & George RIDDELL, both of Pakenham, 8 July 1863

Robert DIGNAN (Drynan?), 24, Ramsay, North Gower, s/o William DIGNAN & Frances WALLACE, married Jessie INGLIS, 22, Pakenham, same, d/o William INGLIS & Jessie POLLOCK, witn: William INGLIS & Robert SCOTT, both of Pakenham, 9 July 1863

Peter MILLAR, 23, Pakenham, same, s/o Christopher MILLAR & Eliza COMBA, married Ann ALLISON, 18, Fitzroy, same, d/o Samuel ALLISON & Jane FINLEY, witn: William GROVES & Samuel ALLISON, both of Fitzroy, 8 Aug 1863

Robert REED, 26, Paisley Scotland, Pakenham, s/o James REED & Catherine MURRAY, married Jane POLLOCK, 24, Neilston?, Pakenham, d/o John POLLOCK & Margaret CHIN? (Cline?), witn: John FULTON & Alexander FULTON, both of Pakenham, 14 July 1863