Perth Courier

Births & Marriages - Perth Courier & Others

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Perth Courier, Jan. 6, 1893

Balderson:  Two more victims to that incorrigible god Cupid—Peter McLaren and Maggie Echlin joined hands and hearts in wedlock on Wednesday evening of last week and the wedding was quite a success.

Althorpe:  Most of the people around here were invited to a grand wedding at the residence of Thomas Dowdall.  His eldest daughter Belle Dowdall was united in marriage to Mr. Thompson of Manitoba.  After the happy couple arrived we all sat down to a sumptuous repast.  The party lasted until about 1:00 in the morning.

Perth Courier, Jan. 13, 1893

Livingston-Sinclair—Married, on the 16th December, Mr. G. A. Livingston, formerly of North Elmsley to Miss Sinclair both of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Farnel-Rathwell—Married, at St. James Church, Perth, on Wednesday, 21st(?) Dec., by Rev. R. Coleman, Mr. George Farnel of North Burgess to Miss Alicia J. Rathwell also of North Burgess.

Code-Boyd—Married, at St. Peter’s Church, Brockville on Wednesday, 8th Dec., by Venerable Archdeacon Bedford Jones, assisted by Rev. W. H. Stiles of March, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Miss Annie Boyd, daughter of Mr. John Boyd, Esq., of Brockville to Mr. W. J. Code, barrister, Ottawa.

Perth Courier, Jan. 20, 1893

McCann—Birth, on Sunday, 15th Jan., the wife of Mr. John McCann of Perth, of a son.

Purdon-Burns—Married, by Rev. A. H. Scott, M.A., on Tuesday, 17th inst., at St. Andrews Manse, Mr. George F. Purdon of Drummond to Miss Bridget E. Burns of Perth.

A very interesting ceremony was performed in St. John’s Church, Balderson by Rev. Mr. Hague on the 4th January when Addie E. Leighton was united in marriage to W. J. Hughes of Harper.  The bride was assisted by Sarah Keays as bridesmaid and the groom by H. Leighton, brother of the bride.  After the ceremony the wedding party drove to the home of Mr. Leighton where about 70 couples partook of a sumptuous repast.  When supper was over, the tables were cleared away and the guests tripped the light fantastic until the wee hours of the morning.  The bride was the recipient of many valuable and useful presents.

Perth Courier, Jan. 27, 1893

Gamble—Birth, on the 15th Jan., the wife of Mr. J. W. Gamble, Perth, of a son.

Thompson-Underhill—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, on Thursday, 5th Jan., by Rev. William Jackson, Mr. Henry J. Thompson to Miss Lillie(?) J. Underhill, youngest daughter of Mr. Henry Underhill of Perth.

McKay-Rintoul—Married, at Clayton on Tuesday, 10th Jan., by Rev. John Osborne, Alex J. McKay of Lanark, to Miss Mary Rintoul of Darling.

Abernathy-Davis—Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents, on Wednesday, 18th Jan., by Rev. G. J. Lowe, M.A., Mr. Alfred J. Abernathy to Miss Lizzie Davis, eldest daughter of Mr. D. H. Davis, of Almonte.

Davis-Ruttle(?)—Married at the residence of the bride’s brother in law, N. H. Rorison(?), Mayor of Moosejaw, A - - - , on Tuesday, 6th Dec., by Rev. T. Stacy Arthur, B.S., Rev. A. Davis of England to Miss Amanda Ruttle(?), daughter of Mr. Thomas Ruttle(?) of Innisville.

McFarlane-Bryce—Married, at the manse, on the 18th Jan., by Rev. A.A. Scott, M.A., Mr. James McFarlane of Pipestone, Man., to Miss Cassie Bryce of Beckwith.

Miller-Poole—Married, at the Manse on the 18th(?) Jan., by Rev. A.A. Scott, M.A., Mr. James Miller to Miss Hattie Poole, both of Carleton Place.

Armstrong-Hands—Married, at Drummond on Wed., 19th Jan., by Rev. R. Coleman, Mr. William a. Armstrong of Elmsley to Miss Caroline Charlotte Hands, daughter of Mr. Thomas Hands, Reeve of Drummond.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

Second Line Drummond:  Again the wedding bells ring out and chime again, another bark sails out on the sea of matrimony.  On Wednesday evening last the commodious and luxurious home of Mr. Thomas Hands, Reeve of Drummond, was the scene of one of those happy events that never fail to cause a ripple on the social sea.  A large number of friends and acquaintances had gathered to honor the occasion of the marriage of his daughter Carrie Hands to one of Drummond’s most enterprising and highly respected farmers, William Armstrong.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. Coleman of Perth. The bride was supported by Bella Andison, cousin of the bride of Gorrie(?), Huron County; the groom by his brother Fred Armstrong and James Hands, brother of the bride.  After the ceremony had been performed, the guests partook of a repast which would have more than satisfied the most exacting epicure and then retired to various amusements.  Those entertained numbered about 70 couples among whom were friends from Perth, Lanark, Smith’s Falls, Carleton Place, Kingston and Gorrie.  A most enjoyable time was spent by all and it was not until the grey dawn appeared in the eastern skies that the sounds of merriment died away.

Perth Courier, Feb. 3, 1893

Moore—Birth, at Perth on Sunday, 29th Jan., the wife of James Moore, of a daughter.

Scudamore—Birth, at Grimsby on Saturday, 22nd inst., the wife of Rev. C. Scudamore, of a son.

Ferguson-Cameron—Married on the 31st Jan., at the Methodist Parsonage, Maberly, by Rev. B. Pierce, Mr. Matthew Ferguson of Mississippi Station to Miss Agnes Cameron of Dalhousie.

Richards-Sinclair—Married, at Drummond on the 25th Jan., by Rev. Mr. Cain, Mr. Robert Richards to Miss Christina Sinclair, daughter of Mr. Colin Sinclair.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

A quiet wedding took place at Mr. Colin Sinclair’s the occasion being the marriage of his daughter Tena to Robert Richards one of our popular young men.  The very high esteem in which the bride is held was manifested by the number of beautiful and elegant wedding presents.  The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. Mr. Cain.  The bride was ably assisted by her sister Misses Bella and Nellie while the groom was supported by William Churchill of Innisville.

Perth Courier, Feb. 10, 1893

Allan—Birth, on the 29th (?) Jan., the wife of Mr. J. A. Allan, Perth, of a daughter.

Affleck—Birth, on Wednesday, 1st Feb., the wife of Mr. J. R. Affleck, of Middleville, of a son.

Swan-May(?)—Married, on the 31st Jan., at the residence of the bride’s father, Almonte, by Rev. S. D. Chown(?), Mr. William John Swan to Miss Annie May Crozier both of Almonte.  (Transcriber’s note, transcribed as shown, not sure if May or Crozier is the correct surname.)

Hogan-Timms—Married, at St. Mary’s Church, on the 1st Feb., by Very Rev. Canon Foley, Mr. Michael Hogan of Clayton to Miss Hannah Timms, daughter of Mr. James Timms of Ramsay.

McEwen-Allan—Married, by Rev. A. H. Scott, M.A., at the residence of the bride’s father, on Wed. evening, 1st Feb., Mr. Hugh McEwen of Beckwith to Miss Annie D. Allan, daughter of Mr. Robert Allan, Esq., Scotch Line, Burgess.

Hughes-Jackson—Married, at St. Paul’s Church, Lanark on Tuesday, 31st Jan., by Rev. Mr. Hague, Mr. Henry Best Hughes of North Bay to Miss Harriett Jackson, daughter of Mr. John Jackson, Esq., of Drummond.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

Lanark Links:  On Tuesday of last week Hattie Jackson, daughter of Mr. John Jackson of this neighborhood was led to Hyman’s altar by Henry Best Hughes of North Bay.  After the wedding service which was performed in the Episcopalian church the party drove to the house of the bride’s father where a sumptuous repast was partaken of.  They left on Wednesday for their future home in North Bay.

Perth Courier, Feb. 17, 1893

Gaston-Agnew—Married, at the Manse, Franktown, on the 8th inst., by Rev. A. H. McFarlane, Mr. Robert Gaston of Levastone(?), Minnesota to Miss Elizabeth Agnew, daughter of the late Robert Agnew of Montague.

Forrest-Barr—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. R. McKay, Mr. John Northcote(?) Forrest to Miss Agnes Barr, only daughter of Mr. Henry Barr, M.P.P.

Goodwin-Ferguson—Married, on the 7th inst., by Rev. Carl Allum(?), at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. George T. Goodwin of Cookshire, P.Q., to Miss Maggie Ferguson of Renfrew.

Campbell-Fraser—Married, at Quebec on the 14th Feb., at All Saints’ Chapel, by Rev. The Dean of Quebec John Murdock, E.E. Campbell of Kingston, son of John G. Campbell, Perth, to Miss Flora MacDonald Fraser, youngest daughter of Major John Fraser, R.C.A.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

On Tuesday last John Campbell, Kingston, son of John Campbell, Perth, was married to Flora Fraser, Quebec, daughter of Major Fraser of the Military Academy at Kingston.

Paul-Porterfield—Married, at the residence of the bride’s brother, Mr. William Porterfield, by Rev. Mr. McNair, M.A., on the 7th Feb., Mr. William Paul to Miss Christina Porterfield, all of Ramsay.

Gibb-Mattock—Married a the residence of the bride’s father, on the 6th Feb., by Rev. Mr. Hagen, Mr. Jas. Gibb, Jr., of Ded - - - , Mass(?) Man(?), to Miss Edith Mattock, daughter of Mr. George Mattock, of Almonte.

Perth Courier, Feb. 24, 1893

McDiarmid—Birth at Carleton Place on the 13th Feb., the wife of Duncan McDiarmid of a daughter.

Doyle—Birth, at Perth on the 14th Feb., the wife of James Doyle of a son. (note, see also death notices for this same paper.)

Harper—Birth at Perth on Monday, 6th Feb., the wife of Mr. C. G. Harper, of a son.  (note, see also death notices for this same paper.)

Perth Courier, March 3, 1893

Farmer—Birth, on the 26th Jan., the wife of George Farmer, of a daughter.

Darling-Buck—Married, at the residence of the bride’s mother on the 21st Feb., by Rev. N. R. Topping, G.W. Darling of Dakota to E.J. Buck of Drummond.

Whitworth-Ewing—Married, at the Salem Methodist Church, by Rev. J. Plotts, Charles H. Whitworth of Westport to Emma Ewing, daughter of the late John Ewing, Esq., of Bedford.

Perth Courier, March 3, 1893

Harper:  A very happy event took place at the home of Mr. John Menzies on Wednesday last, in the presence of a small gathering of relatives when Bella was united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. J. S. McIlraith, Balderson, to John Gardner of Drummond.  The duty of bridesmaid was carried out by Maggie Gardner while the groom was supported by John Menzies.  The happy pair left that evening for their home in Drummond.

Preston Vale:  G.W. Darling of Dakota and E.J. Buck of Drummond were united in the hold bonds of matrimony by Rev. N. B. Topping.  The pleasant event took place at the residence of the bride’s mother.  The bride and groom seemed most happy and after visiting a large circle of friends and relatives started for Dakota, their future home.

Perth Courier, March 10, 1893

Miller-Dodds—Married, on Wednesday, 1st March, at the residence of the bride’s brother, by Rev. A. H. Scott, M.A., Lorenzo Miller of Minnesota to Louisa McKay Dodds, daughter of Mr. Ralph Dodds of Glen Tay.

Monroe-Greenshields—Married, on Wed., 1st March, at Danville, Quebec, in St. Andrew’s Church, by Rev. G. H. Smith, Mr. George H. Monroe of Montreal to Miss Mary Greenshields, daughter of Mr. John Greenshields, Esq., “Burnbrae”, Danville, sister of Mrs. A. H. Scott, St. Andrew’s Manse, Perth.

Gardner-Menzies—Married, at the residence of the bride’s mother, Harper, on the 22nd Feb., by Rev. J. S. McIlraith, Mr. John Gardner of Balderson to Miss Bella Menzies of Harper.

Perth Courier, March 17, 1893

Armstrong—Birth at North Elmsley on Monday, 16th Feb., the wife of Mr. John Armstrong, of a daughter.

Kellough-Box—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, Beckwith on Wednesday, 22nd Feb., by Rev. Mr. Simpson, Mr. W. J. Kellough to Miss May Box, eldest daughter of Mr. William Box, Esq., of Beckwith.

Schneider-McKinny—Married, on Tuesday, 7th Feb., at the parsonage, Jasper, by Rev. R. Kason, Mr. Frederick J. Schneider of Watertown, New York to (first name illegible M - - - - ), Florence McKinny of Lombardy, Leeds County.

Hynes-Vandusen—Married, at Smith’s Falls on Wednesday, 8th March, by Rev. Mr. Huxtable, Mr. Joseph Hynes of Smith’s Falls to Miss Almeda(?) Vandusen of Port Elmsley.

Mitchell-McArthur—Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents on Wednesday, 15th March, by Rev. William Jackson, Mr. R. J. Mitchell, Ottawa, to Miss Jeanette McArthur, eldest daughter of Mr. Andrew McArthur, Perth.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

On Wednesday last at noon Rev. William Jackson of the Methodist Church was instrumental in forming one of those unions which make so pleasant an episode in social life.  This was the marriage of Jeanette McArthur daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McArthur of this town to Mr. R. J. Mitchell, dentist, Ottawa, once a student at the Perth Collegiate Institute.  The bridesmaid was Miss Mina Mary McCulloch and the groomsman was Mr. S. J. Wilson, dentist.  The bridal couple took the afternoon train towards Ottawa.

Harper:  We have this week to chronicle another wedding with took place at St. John’s Church, Balderson in the presence of a number of friends and relatives of Annie Warren, late of Ottawa and formerly of the 8th Concession Bathurst, who was united in marriage by Rev. S.D. Hague to Mr. Phineas Lowe of Moosejaw, A - - a.  (Alberta?).  The bride was assisted by Mary Warren and the groom by his brother Albert Lowe, Carleton Place.  The marriage service over, the happy couple and a number of relatives repaired to the house of Richard Warren brother of the bride, where a superb supper was served and a pleasant evening passed.  Mr. and Mrs. Lowe will leave shortly for their future home in Moosejaw.

Park-Storie—Married, on the 14th March, by Rev. James Wilson, Mr. Alexander Park of Watson’s Corners to Miss Esther Storie second daughter of Mr. John Storie of Dalhousie.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

On Tuesday afternoon Rev. Mr. Wilson had the pleasure of joining in marriage Mr. A.F. Park and Miss E. Storie, two well known young people living in this vicinity.  They were married at the residence of the bride’s father. 

Perth Courier, March 24, 1893

Buffam—Birth, at Balderson’s Corners on the 19th March, the wife of Mr. Henry Buffam, of a daughter.

Noonan—Birth at Perth on Sunday, 19th March, the wife of Mr. James Noonan, Jr., of a daughter.

Cameron—Birth, at Bathurst Station, on Monday, (date illegible) March, the wife of Mr. W. J. Cameron, of a son.

Purdy-Waite—Married, on Wednesday, 15th March, at the residence of the bride’s brother, Port Perry, by Rev. Jas. Fletcher, Mr. Fred S. Purdy of Smith’s Falls to Miss Ella Waite of Port Perry.

Barrie-Mahan—Married, at Westport on the 16th March, by Rev. J. Pletts, Mr. Albert Barrie of Perth to Miss Tena Mahan, daughter of Mr. Jas. Mahan of S. Sherbrooke.

Maberly—Rev. Mr. Pierce and wife had a very pleasant drive down the 11th Line Bathurst on Tuesday 14th inst.  When about one mile from Fallbrook as the case may be, he was invited into the home of William Johnston and entering into the ideas and feelings of those present, positions were taken and being assisted by Mr. Moorhouse, pastor of the Playfair Mission, Frederick David White and Mary Jane Johnston were pronounced “husband and wife together”.  Everything being done as far as possible for their comfort the company in due course retired, leaving the happy pair to meditate on the ups and downs of life.

Miss Jennie Naismith of Ramsay, daughter of Mr. Allan Naismith was married on Wednesday 8th March to Mr. John A. Yuill, son of Mr. Joseph Yuill of the same township.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. S. Grant Presbyterian minister of Almonte.

Perth Courier, March 31, 1893

Nelson-Hanson—Married, at Chapleau, on the 8th March by Rev. F.G. Robertson, Mr. J. Olaf Nelson of Chapleau to Miss Carolina Hanson of Kalmar, Sardoka, Sweden.

Boucher-Clint—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, North Elmsley, by Rev. T. M. E. Warren, Mr. Andrew Boucher to Miss Jennie Clint, daughter of Mr. Thomas Clint, Esq., Smith’s Falls.

Hall-McVietty—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, North Elmsley, on Wednesday, 22nd March, by Rev. Mr. Jackson, assisted by Rev. N. Campbell, Mr. Samuel Walker Hall to Miss Mary McVietty, eldest daughter of Mr. Binnon McVietty.

Rust-MacDonald—Married, at Hamilton on Wednesday, 15th March, by Rev. Dr. Fletcher, assisted by Rev. Dr. Wardrope and the Hon. And Rev. R. Morton, Mr. Randolph T. H. Rust, merchant, Trinidad, West Indies to Miss Catharine Rose(?), daughter of J. D. MacDonald, M.D., L.R. U.S.E. at one time of Perth.

Perth Courier, April 7, 1893

McGowan—Birth on Monday, 3rd April, the wife of Mr. Daniel McGowan, Scotch Line, Bathurst, of a son.

Phillips-Andrews—Married, at Almonte on the 29th March by Rev. A. K. Mitchell, B.A., Mr. Jas. Phillips of Carleton Place to Miss Julia Andrews of Almonte.

Hunter-Clint—Married, at Smith’s Falls, on Wednesday, 29th March, at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. Mr. Crombie, Miss Ellen Clint, daughter of Thomas Clint to Mr. Norman Hunter of Port Elmsley.

Robert A Galbraith of Ramsay, son of the late lamented Daniel Galbraith, Esq., M.P., was married yesterday to Lizzie Bain of Carleton Place.  Mr. Galbraith is a well know athlete and baseball player besides being a good Ramsay farmer.

Perth Courier, April 14, 1893

Sinclair—Birth, on Saturday, 1st April, the wife of Mr. Jas. Sinclair, Bathurst, of a daughter.

Irving—Birth, on the 11th(?) April, the wife of Mr. W. C. Irving, Pembroke, of a son.

Hewison-Hawkins—Married, at the Presbyterian Church, Stafford, on the 29th March, by Rev. R.V.R. McNabb, B.A., Mr. John James Hewison, Esq., Pembroke, to Miss Marcella Elizabeth Hawkins, daughter of Mr. Henry Hawkins, Esq.

Wilson-Moorhead—Married, at the Zion Church Manse, Carleton Place on the 7th inst., by Rev. A.A. Scott, M.A., Mr. James J. Wilson to Miss Florence Moorhead both of Huntley.

Galbraith-Boyne—Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. A.A. Scott, M.A., on the 5th inst., Robert A. Galbraith, son of the late Mr. Daniel Galbraith, M.P., Ramsay, to Miss Mary Elizabeth Boyne, daughter of Mr. Alexander Boyne of Carleton Place.

We have this week to chronicle another wedding which took place in St. John’s Church, Perth, in the presence of a number of friends and relatives when Miss K. Bennett, sister of John Bennett of Brooke was united in marriage by Rev. Father Duffus to Mr. P. Byrnes of Burgess.  The bride was gracefully assisted by Miss M. Bennett of Lavant while the groom was ably supported by Mr. J. P. Byrne of Bateman’s Store, Perth.  The bride and bridesmaid were neatly attired in suits of fawn trimmed with silk and lade of the same shade.  After the ceremony they drove to the residence of Mr. Furlong, where a sumptuous wedding breakfast was served.  After spending a few hours of amusement they left for their future home accompanied by the groomsman and bridesmaid.

A quiet wedding took place at the house of Mr. James Fraser, Scotch Line, on Wednesday evening, 12th April, when his fourth daughter, Janet Halliday Fraser, was united in marriage to Mr. James McIlraith of Lanark Township.  The groom was assisted by his brother Hugh McIlraith and the bride by her sister Isabella Agnes.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. Prof. Ross of Montreal College.

Perth Courier, April 21, 1893

Tullis—Birth, on the 11th Feb., the wife of Mr. William Tullis, Drummond of a daughter.

McEwen—Birth, on the 27th March, the wife of Mr. William McEwen, Balderson, of a daughter.

Andison—Birth on the 2nd Line Drummond, on Thursday, 13th inst., the wife of Mr. James Andison of a son.

Charlton—Birth, in Perth on Sunday, 16th inst., the wife of Mr. A. L. Charlton of a son.

Wilson—Birth, at Perth on Tuesday, (date illegible) inst., the wife of Mr. Albert Wilson of a son.

Hutton-Acton—Married at the home of the bride’s parents in Montague on Wed., 12th April, by Rev. R. Elston(?), Mr. Brouse(?) Briscoe(?) Hutton to Miss Lottie Acton, both of Montague.

Scott-Campbell—Married, at the manse, Franktown on the (date illegible) March, by Rev. A. H. McFarlane, Mr. Benjamin Scott of Beckwith to Miss Cassie(?) Campbell of Arnprior.

Stewart-Bartraw—Married, at the manse, Lanark, on the 19th April, by Rev. James Wilson, Mr. Charles Stewart to Miss Chrisina Bartraw, daughter of Mr. Rufus Bartraw, Esq., Dalhousie.

On Wednesday evening Thomas Atkinson, Ottawa, was married to Miss Ida Walker of this town at the residence of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker.  The bride’s sister Miss Lillie Walker and the groom’s brother acted as bridesmaid and groomsman.  The newly married couple took the early morning train for their home in Ottawa.  Mr. Atkinson is a son of Mr. Atkinson, once of Glen Tay and Perth flour mills.

Perth Courier, April 28, 1893

McIntosh-McCulloch—Married, on Wednesday, 19th April at the residence of the bride’s father, Dalhousie, by Rev. James Binnie(?), M.A., B.D., Mr. William McIntosh of Fallbrook to Miss Linda McCulloch.

Duncan-Munro—Married, on Wednesday, 19th April, at the residence of the bride’s father , Dalhousie, by Rev. James Binnie(?), M.A., B.D., Mr. Robert A. Duncan of Lanark Village to Miss Mary C. Munro of McDonald’s Corners.

Perth Courier, May 5, 1893

Robinson-Pratt—Married, on the 26th April, at the Methodist Church, Maberly by Rev. B. Pierce, Mr. Joseph Robinson to Miss Minnie E. Pratt, daughter of Mr. William Pratt, 11th Line Bathurst.

Young-McIntyre—Married at Zion Church manse, Carleton Place, on Wednesday, 26th April, by Rev. A.A. Scott, M.A., Mr. Robert H. Young of the C.P.R., conductor, to Miss Katie McIntyre, both of Carleton Place.

Dummert-Dolan—Married, at St. James Church, Carleton Place on Wednesday, 26th April, by Rev. Archibald Elliott, B.A., Mr. Horace W. Dummert to Miss Eliza Dolan, eldest daughter of Mr. John Dolan, all of Carleton Place.

Hunter-Empey—Married, at St. James Church, Carleton Place on Wednesday, 26th April, by Rev. Archibald Elliott, B.A., assisted by Rural Dean Grant of Lyn, Mr. George A. Hunter of Albany, New York to Miss Jean Grahame(?) Empey, second daughter of Mr. H. N. Empey of Carleton Place.

Paul—Birth at Perth on the 28th April, the wife of Mr. William Paul, Jr., of a son.

McKerracher—Birth, at Bathurst on Friday, 21st April, the wife of Mr. Donald McKerracher, of a son.

Rogers—Birth, at Perth on Thursday, 20th April, the wife of Mr. J. J. Rogers of a son.

Moore-Goldsborough—Married, at the Methodist Church, Chapleau, on the 25th (?) April, by Rev. F.G. Robinson, Mr. Henry Sterns Moore to Miss Eleanor Goldsborough, both of Chapleau.

Babcock-Leach—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, on the 25th (?) April, by Rev. B. Pierce, Mr. Norman S. Babcock to Miss Louise Bell Leach, daughter of Mr. Jas. Leach, all of Oso.

Lanark Links:  Thomas Costello, the genial manager for Messrs. Boyd Caldwell and Co., was married at Kingston on Tuesday of last week to a popular young lady of the Limestone City, Miss Katie Erwin, eldest daughter of Mr. William Erwin, roadmaster of the K.&.P.R.  The ceremony took place at 9:00 am at St. Mary’s Church.  The bride was attired in white silk velvet, her sister Miss Minnie Erwin dressed in pale heliotrope and carrying a bouquet of violets.  Little Miss Aggie Erwin dressed in yellow silk, was maid of honor.  The groom was supported by E.A. Field of Brockville.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. Fr. Murtagh assisted by Rev. Fr. Kelly.  Only the immediate relatives of the contracting parties were present.  Mr. and Mrs. Costello left via the K. & P.R. for western cities and after their honeymoon trip they will take up residence at Lanark.

Jackson-Duffey—Married, on the 26th April, at the residence of the bride’s father by Rev. B. Pierce, Mr. Marshall Jackson of Dalhousie to Miss Annie E. Duffey, daughter of Mr. Thomas Duffey of S. Sherbrooke.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

Watson’s Corners:  Marshall Jackson, son of Thomas Jackson, was married on Wednesday last to Annie Duffey of Maberly.

Perth Courier, May 12, 1893

Code—Birth, on the 8th April, the wife of Mr. Enoch Code, 3rd Line Drummond of a son.

Hamilton-Warren—Married, on the 25th (?) ult., at Holy Trinity Church, Pembroke, by Rev. W. A. Read, Mr. John W. Hamilton to Miss Eliza M. Warren, daughter of Mr. W. J. Warren, Esq., of Pembroke.

Thompson-Bulmer—Married, at the manse, Forrester’s Falls, by Rev. M.D.M. Blakely, on Wed., 26th ult., Mr. Robert M. Thompson, Esq., Westmeath, to Miss Martha May Bulmer, daughter of the late Mr. Robert Bulmer, Esq., of Ross.

Waterman-Hughton—Married, at Franktown on Tuesday, 2nd May, by Rev. Mr. Dibb of Odessa, Rev. Robert B. Waterman Rector of Franktown, to Miss Annabella Hughton.

Perth Courier, May 19, 1893

King-Wills—Married, on Wednesday evening 19th inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, Rideau Centre, by Rev. N. Campbell, R.A., Mr. Peter King of Elmsley to Miss Annie Wills, eldest daughter of Mr. Patrick Wills.

Devlin-McNaughton—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, on the 10th May, by Rev. Archibald Elliott, B.A., Mr. Charles W. Devlin, Carleton Place to Miss Florence McNaughton, third daughter of Mr. Duncan McNaughton of Drummond. 

Stewart-Carmichael—Married, at Sand Point on the 10th May, at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev. Mr. Taylor, Miss Agnes Stewart, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Archibald Stewart to Mr. Duncan Carmichael, all of McNab.

David-Beach—Married on Wednesday evening, 3rd May at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev. W. A. Hanna, Mr. Matthew H. David of Ottawa to Miss Annie K. Beach, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Beach of Beachburg, Ontario.

Munro-Campbell—Married on the 16th May at the residence of Mr. Richard Manders, Perth, by Rev. G.C. Rock(?), Mr. Joseph Munro of Maberly to Miss Sarah Campbell of Fallbrook.  Miss Campbell is a young lady of enviable character and amiable disposition.  She will be much missed among her many friends and acquaintances and her memory will long be cherished and no doubt she will ever look back to her sojourn in Fallbrook and the friendships formed as one of the very green spots in her life.  May she enjoy much bliss in her new home.

Perth Courier, May 26, 1893

Conn-Sadler—Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents on the 16th inst., by Rev. Archibald Elliott, B.A., Mr. Thomas G. Conn of Alliance, Ohio to Miss Letitia Sadler of Carleton Place.

Clarke-Dow—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, Pembroke, on the 16th inst., by Rev. D.C. McKay of Cunnington, Mr. N. K. Clarke of Mankato, Minnesota to Miss Mary B. Dow, second daughter of Mr. Robert Dow.  (note, unsure of bride’s surname.)

Leach-Costello—Married, at Holy Trinity Church, by Rev. W.A. Reid, rector, on Wednesday, 17th May, Mr. John Leach of Montague to Miss Caroline Costello, second daughter of Mr. Francis Costello of Westmeath.

Rideau Centre—At the residence of the bride’s father, Oliver’s Ferry, the handsome daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Wills, Annie Wills, was united in wedlock to Mr. P. King of the Ferry.  The bride looked pretty and was assisted by Jennie Woods and the groom by J. McViety.  (note, a list of presents followed, which was not transcribed.)

Last week Rev. A. Elliott was called to Drummond to perform an interesting ceremony, the marriage of Florence McNaughton daughter of Duncan McNaughton to C.W. Devlin of this town.  The bride was supported by her sister Miss Nellie McNaughton and Robert Devlin, brother of the groom acted as groomsman.  Carleton Place Herald, 16th May.

Perth Courier, June 2, 1893

Patton-Rodgers—Married, on the 26th April, by Rev. Fr. Ward, Mr. M. T. Patton, Conductor on the Q & B.R.R., to Miss Lena(?) Rodgers, formerly of Dalhousie.

Luteman-Campbell—Married, at Lanark Village on the 31st May by Rev. W.S. Smith, Middleville, James C. Luteman to Miss Margaret Ann Campbell, both of Lanark Village.

Elsewhere in the paper:

Lanark Links—Our village was in quite a flutter all day Wednesday in anticipation of the approaching nuptials of Mr. James C. Luteman(?) and Margaret M. Campbell both of this place.  Rev. Mr. Smith of Middleville drove in during the afternoon and the two were made one at 7:00 in the evening at Dobie’s Hotel.  The nuptial knot was tied without any undue flourish of trumpets but rather in a quiet, unassuming manner, after which a sumptuous dinner was served by Mr. Dobie the landlord.  Without further adieu the happy couple began their matrimonial journey, dispensing with the conventional wedding trip and the bridegroom conceding that from this day forth his better half was to be matriarch or all she surveyed.

A very pretty wedding took place in the English Church in Franktown on Wednesday, 17th inst., when Jennie Pierce, daughter of Mr. Thomas Pierce, was united in the holy bonds of wedlock with Mr. W. J. Code, C.P.R. operator at Chapleau.  The bride was supported by her sister Miss Maria Code while C. Ferguson acted as best man.  Smith’s Falls News.

Perth Courier, June 9, 1893

Robertson—Birth, as Carleton Place on the 2nd June, the wife of Mr. W. S. Robertson, druggist, of a son.

Perth Courier, June 16, 1893

Russell-Murray—Married, at the Newark Parish Church, Port Glasgow, Scotland on the 1st June, by Rev. Thomas H. Graham, M.A., minister of the parish, assisted by Rev. William Bell, M.A., Hamilton Free Church, Port Glasgow, and Rev. Archibald Russell, M.A., Kinning Park Free Church, Glasgow, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Joseph William Russell, eldest son of Joseph Russell, Esq., shipbuilder, the Knowe, Greenock, to Miss Harriett Murray, youngest daughter of Mr. Henry Murray, Esq., shipbuilder, Westfield, Port Glasgow.

Brightside—A very pleasing event took place in the Union Church here on the 1st day of June when John Keating of Darling was married to Mary Gibson of Lammermore.  Miss Sarah A. Gibson sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid while Charlie Lochead assisted the groom through the trying ordeal.  Rev. Mr. McConnell performed the marriage ceremony.  Afterwards, the happy couple drove to the home of the bride where a sumptuous repast and a large number of friends awaited them.

Perth Courier, June 23, 1893

Horn-Corsbie—Married, on the 7th June, by Rev. James McIlroy, Mr. Robert Horn to Miss Jane Crosbie, daughter of Mr. James Crosbie, all of Poland, Dalhousie.

Perth Courier, June 30, 1893

McKittrick--Birth, at Oconto, Wisconsin, the wife of Mr. James McKittrick, on Tuesday, 13th June, of a daughter.

Cuthbertson-Cunningham—Married, on the 22nd June, at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev. N.B. Topping, Jr., James Cuthbertson, 10th Line Drummond, to Miss C. Cunningham of Smith’s Falls.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

Ferguson’s Falls:  The residence of Mrs. J. Cunningham was the scene of a very pleasant event on Thursday of last week it being the marriage of her daughter Chilena, one of our most popular young ladies, to Mr. James Cuthbertson.  The ceremony was performed at 1:00 A.M.(?) by Rev. Mr. Topping.  The bride was charmingly attired in fawn Henrietta cloth while the bridesmaid Miss Cuthbertson wore golden brown trimmed with lace.  J. Watson assisted the groom.  After partaking of a wedding breakfast the bridal party drove to Carleton Place amid the congratulations of their friends.

Graham-Whyte—Married, at the residence of the bride’s sister, Mrs. Clark in Fitzroy, on the 21st June by Rev. D. J. McLean, Mr. George Graham to Miss Maggie Whyte, both of Carleton Place.

Brazer-Barrie—Married, at St. Paul’s Church, Almonte, on the 11th (?) 14th(?) June, by Rev. G. J. Low, Mr. James Brazer to Miss Eliza Barrie, both of Carleton Place.

Bowland-Hudson—Married, at St. Paul’s Church, Almonte, on the 21st June by Rev. G. J. Low, Mr. Oswald Bowland of Ramsay to Miss Alvina Hudson of Almonte.

Hamilton-Blake—Married, at the residence of the bride’s mother, on Wednesday, 21st inst., by Rev. Mr. Chown, Mr. Jas. C. Hamilton son of Mr. Gavin Hamilton of Ramsay to Miss Ida G. Blake, youngest daughter of the late Mr. William Blake of Almonte.


Posted: 15 July, 2004