You must have been a Beautiful Baby–Lanark County Family Names

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Births and Marriages.. Who do you know?

Perth Courier, August 8, 1890

Armour—Birth, at North Burgess on the 7th inst., the wife of Mr. Andrew Armour of a daughter.

Moodie—Birth, at Burgess on the 24th (?) ult, the wife of Mr. Abraham Moodie of a son.

Rathwell—Birth, at Perth, on the (date illegible), the wife of Mr. Charles Rathwell of a son.

Lowe—Birth, at Perth on Tuesday, 5th inst., the wife of Mr. E. (?) D. Lowe, of a daughter.

Campbell—Birth, at the Manse, Oliver’s Ferry, on the 25th (?) July, the wife of Rev. N. Campbell, of a daughter.

Burgess—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 4th Aug., the wife of Thomas Burgess of a son.

Campbell—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 31st July, the wife of Mr. G. Campbell, of a daughter.

Edmonds—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 4th Aug., the wife of Mr. H. C. Edmonds of a son.

Flegg—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 2nd Aug., the wife of Mr. John Flegg, a son, still born.

Bell—Birth, at Beckwith on the 29th (?) July, the wife of Mr. James Bell, of a son.

Burns—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 4th Aug., the wife of Mr. Thomas Burns, of a son.

Gamsby-Esson—Married, at St. John’s Church, Portsmouth, Ontario on the 28th (?) July by rev. W. H. Smythe, Mr. Guy (?) Alwin Gamsby of Gananoque to Miss Helen Esson, youngest daughter of the late Robert Esson of Napanee.

Stewart-Yuill—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father on the 30th July, by Rev. Joseph Andrew, Mr. George Stewart to Miss Gracie Yuill, daughter of Mr. A. B. Yuill, Esq., all of Lanark.

The latest news of an extremely pleasant nature of the fact that Mr. P.C. Macnee, barrister of Pleton, Ontario, eldest son of Mr. Duncan Macnee of Perth, has deserted the bachelor state and has succumbed to that great seducer of mankind, cupid’s dart.  Mr. Macnee has just been married at Victoria, B.C. to Miss Bennett of that city and formerly of Dundas, Ontario.  Our oldest slipper is hurled at the bridegroom and his bride and we wish them many happy days.

Perth Courier, Aug. 15, 1890

Noonan—Birth, on Friday, 1st Aug., at Bathurst, the wife of Mr. James Noonan, Jr., of a daughter.

Sharpe—Birth, on Sunday, 10th Aug., at Perth, the wife of Mr. William Sharpe, of a son.

Farry—Birth, at Perth on Wednesday, 6th Aug., the wife of Mr. D. Farry, of a daughter.

Robertson—Birth, at Perth, on Wednesday, 31st (?) July, the wife of Mr. Andrew Robertson, of a son.

Harvey—Birth, on Monday, 4th Aug., the wife of Mr. George Harvey of West Toronto Junction of a son.

Bowland-Patterson—Married, on Tuesday, 5th Aug. at St. James Church, Perth by Rev. R. Coleman, Mr. Hugh C. Bowland of Almonte to Miss Mathilda M. Patterson of Perth.

Macnee-Bennett—Married, on the 29th July, at the residence of the bride’s father, Victoria, B.C., by Rev. Donald Fraser, M.A., Mr. P.C. Macnee , barrister, Picton, to Miss Maggie Bennett, third daughter of Mr. James H. Bennett, Esq.

 

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Perth Courier, Aug. 22, 1890

Walker—Birth, at Perth on Thurs., 14th inst., Mrs. W. F. Walker of a daughter.

McCann—Birth, at Burgess on the 17th Aug., the wife of Mr. A. McCann of a son.

Hockenhill—Birth at Carleton Place on the 15th (?) Aug., the wife of Mr. George Hockenhill of the C.P.R. of a daughter.  (note, unsure of this surname.)

Dewar—Birth, at Carleton Place on the (date illegible) August, the wife of Mr. Alexander Dewar, of a son(?) (blotted, but the word seems to end in an ‘n’.)

Griffith—Birth at Carleton Place on the 7th Aug., the wife of Mr. J.E. (?) Griffith of a son

Manson—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 13th (?) Aug., the wife of Mr. J. M. Manson, of twins a son and a daughter. (unsure of this surname.)

Thornton—Birth, at Perth on Thursday, 21st inst., the wife of Mr. James Thornton of a son.

Burns—Birth, on Wed., 20th inst., the wife of Mr. John Burns, 5th Concession Drummond, of a son.

Reid—Birth, at Perth on Friday, 15th Aug., the wife of Mr. Samuel Reid, of a daughter.  (unsure of this surname.)

Green-Morris—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, James Morris of Bathurst, on the (date illegible) August(?), by Rev. W. G. Henderson, Mr. Frederick Green of Portland to Miss Susie (?) Morris.

Andison-Frizzelle—Married, at the Methodist Parsonage, Perth, on the 13th inst., by Rev. W. G. Henderson, Mr. James A. Andison of Drummond to Miss Hattie Frizelle of North Elmsley.

Perth Courier, Aug. 29, 1890

Malcolm—Birth, at Smith’s Falls on the 25th Aug., the wife of Mr. A. S. Malcolm, of a son.

McLean-Palmer—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, on the 26th inst., by Rev. James Ross, B.D., Mr. John F. McLean of Oliver’s Ferry to Miss Helen Palmer, daughter of Mr. George Palmer of N. Burgess.

McLachlin-VanCourtlandt—Married, on Wednesday, 20th Aug., at the residence of Mr. E.W. Strathy, Lachine, Claude McLachlin of Arnprior to Miss Mabel VanCourtlandt, daughter of the late Edward VanCourtlandt, M.D., Ottawa.

Perth Courier, September 5, 1890

Murphy—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 24th Aug., the wife of Mr. J. L. Murphy, of a daughter.

Brown—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 29th Aug., the wife of Mr. John Brown, of a daughter.

Bennett—Birth, at Carleton Place on the 30th Aug., the wife of Mr. Noble Bennett, of a son.

Beatty—Birth, at Perth on Monday, 1st Sept., the wife of Mr. William Beatty, of a daughter.

Cuthbertson—Birth, at Bathurst on the 24th (?) 29th (?) Aug., the wife of Mr. George Cuthbertson of a daughter.

Campbell-Ferguson—Married, at the Manse, Balderson, on the 27th Aug., by Rev. J. S. McIlraith, Lanark, Mr. Archibald M. Campbell of Lanark to Miss Margaret Jane Ferguson of Harper, Ont.

Lanark Links:  Married, at the home of the bride on Tuesday evening, Jas. Young to Bella Jones.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. N. Bessie.  The happy couple intend living in the village

 

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Perth Courier, Sept. 26, 1890

Adams —Birth, age Glen Tay, Bathurst , on Sunday, 21st Sept., the wife of Mr. F. M. Adams of a son.

Hamill—Birth, at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba , on the 13th Sept. the wife of Mr. Thomas Hamill of a son.

Davis —Birth, on Sunday, 20th Sept., the wife of Mr. John Davis of a son.

Weber—Birth, at Perth on the 19th Sept., the wife of Mr. L. Weber, of a son.

Allan—Birth, on Sunday, 14th Sept., the wife of Mr. Frank Allan, Caroline Village , of a son.

Henderson-Park—Married, on the 18th Sept., at the residence of the bride’s father, Joseph Park, by Rev. James McIlroy, Mr. William Henry Henderson of Lanark Township to Miss Mary Park of Dalhousie.

Oatway/- – ins—Married, at the Manse, Smith’s Falls, on the 13th Aug., by Rev. Mr. Nixon, Mr. William Oatway of North Burgess to Miss Olive – – ins, daughter of Mr. Arthur – – ns of Bathurst.

Hungerford-Baker—Married, at Smith’s Falls on Wed., 3rd Sept. by Rev. J. W. Weeks, Mr. William Hungerford of Coughdemny (?) New York to Miss Jennie H. Baker of S. Burgess.

Coons-McLennan—Married, by Rev. A. H. Scott, M.A., on Tues., 23rd inst., at the residence of the bride’s mother, Scotch Line, Perth, Mr. Albert Coons to Miss Grace McLennan, daughter of the late Mr. Jno. McLennan of Burgess.

Perth Courier, October 3, 1890

Hamill—Birth, at Perth , on the 29th Sept., Mrs. James Hamill of a daughter.

McTavish—Birth, at Perth on the 29th Sept., the wife of Mr. Peter McTavish, of a daughter.

Fournier-Rutherford—Married, on Wed., 1st Oct., by Rev.Alex McAulay, Mr. Fournier of S. Sherbrooke to Miss Janet Rutherford, daughter of Mr. William Rutherford, of N. Sherbrooke.

Cameron-Wilson—Married, on the 30th Sept., at the Manse, Lanark, by the bride’s father, Alex Cameron, M.D. to Miss Marion K. Wilson, daughter of Rev. James Wilson.

Elsewhere in the same paper:

Lanark Links:  On Tuesday at 11:00 Marion K. Wilson, daughter of Rev. Jas. Wilson of the Presbyterian Church was married to Dr. A. Cameron of this place.  Mr. Wilson performed the ceremony.

Perth Courier, October 10, 1890

Johnston —Birth, at Carleton Place on the 3rd Oct., the wife of William Johnston, of twin daughters.

Davidson—Birth, at Drummond on the 2nd Concession, 5th inst., the wife of Robert Davidson of a son.

Donnelly—Birth, at Perth on the 6th inst., the wife of Mr. Neil Donnelly, of a son.

Cuthbertson—Birth, at Bathurst , 3rd Line, on the 26th Sept. the wife of Mr. John Cuthbertson, of a son.

Lewis—Birth, at Glen Tay on the 4th inst., the wife of Mr. John Lewis, of a daughter.

Watson-Devlin—Married, at the residence of the bride’s parents on Wed., 8th Oct., by Rev. Mr. Colman, Mr. Robert E. Watson of Gananoque to Miss Maggie Elizabeth Devlin, daughter of Mr. William Devlin of Perth.

Cowan-Clarke—Married, on the 25th Sept., at the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. A. Allen, B.A., Mr. John A. Cowan, editor of the Shawville Equity to Miss Maggie Clarke, eldest daughter of Mr. William Clarke of Clark’s Station, Clarendon.

Johnston-Kenny—Married, on the 30th Sept., at Arnprior, at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. William Raney, Mr. Edwin K. Johnston editor of the Arnprior Waterman (?) to Miss Eliza Ann Burkitt Kenny, third daughter of Mr. T. W. Kenny, Esq.

Rankin-McDiarmid—Married, at the residence of the bride’s brother, P. McDiarmid, on the 4th Concession Beckwith, on the 1st Oct., by Rev. D. McDiarmid, uncle of the bride, Mr. Daniel Rankin of Vankleck Hill to Miss Kate McDiarmid, daughter of the late Peter McDiarmid of Beckwith.

Perth Courier, Oct. 17, 1890

Duncan-Dobbie—Married, on the 8th Oct., by Rev. James Wilson, at the residence of the bride’s father, William Duncan of Dalhousie to Miss Jane Dobbie, second daughter of Mr. David Dobbie, Esq. 2nd line Lanark.

Forbes-Somerville—Married, at Middleville by Rev. J. Andrew, on Friday, 3rd Oct., Mr. David W. Forbes to Miss Lizzie Somerville, both of the Township of Lanark.

Barrie-Prince—Married, on the 8th Oct., at Middleville, by Rev. J. Andrew, Mr. James Barrie to Miss Gertrude Prince, both of Dalhousie.

Somerville-Rodgers—Married, at Middleville by Rev. J. Andrew on the 8th Oct., Mr. John T. Somerville to Miss Elizabeth Rodgers, daughter of Mr. William Rodgers, all of Lanark.

Baird-Paul—Married, at Middleville on the 8th Oct., by Rev. J. Andrew, Mr. Andrew H. Baird to Miss Mary Paul, daughter of Mr. Robert Paul, all of Dalhousie.  (note, unsure of groom’s surname.)

Perth Courier, October 24, 1890

Manion—Birth, at the 2nd Line Bathurst on the 13th Oct., the wife of Mr. Simon Manion, of a daughter.

Cameron—Birth, at Perth on the 16th Oct., the wife of Mr. Alexander Cameron, of twin daughters.

Williams—Birth, at Perth on the 19th Oct., the wife of Mr. George Williams of a daughter.

McLelland-Magee—Married, at Merrickville on the 15th inst., by Rev. G. Robers, assisted by Rev. J. G. Patten, Mr. B.A. McLelland, manager of the Union Bank of Canada to Miss Lulu Belle Magee, daughter of Mr. W. H. Magee.

Wesley-Moore—Married, at Asbury Methodist Church , Perth , by Rev. W. G. Henderson , on the 20th Oct., Mr. Thomas Wesley to Miss Maggie Moore, both of Maberly.

Fagan-Griffith—Married, at St. George’s Church, Montreal, on Wednesday, 22nd Oct., by Rev. Dean Carmichael, Mr. William J. Fagan of Chicago to Miss Margery Griffith, second daughter of Mr. Edward Griffith, Perth.

Mattes-Sinclair—Married, on the evening of the 13th Oct., at St. Andrew’s Church, Carleton Place, by Rev. D. McDonald, M.A., Mr. Edward Curtis Mattes of Pueblo, Colorado, to Miss Jeanette Sinclair, daughter of Mr. Findlay Sinclair of Carleton Place.

McQuat-Buffan—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father Snow Road on the 15th Oct., by Rev. A. McAulay, Miss Annie Maud Buffan, eldest daughter of Mr. Elisha Buffan to Mr. Arthur McQuat son of David McQuat of Dalhousie.

McCue-Miller—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, Elphin, on Wednesday, 15th Oct., by Rev. A. McAulay, Mr. Barry McCue, son of Mr. John McCue of Balderson to Miss Maggie Miller, second daughter of Mr. John Miller.

Chamberlain-Davidson—Married, at Perth, at the residence of the bride’s father, 15th Oct., by Rev. J. Mackie, Mr. Hiram W. Chamberlain of Pembroke to Miss Jessie Davidson, daughter of Mr. Andrew Davidson.

O’Loughlin-Merrick—Married, at Athens, Ontario on the 15th Oct., Mr. Henry O’Loughlin of St. Catharines to Miss Gertrude Merrick, third daughter of Mr. W. R. Merrick of Merrickville.

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Perth Courier, October 31, 1890

Harvey —Birth, on Tuesday, 28th inst., the wife of Mr. William Harvey, Scotch Line, of a daughter.

McDonald-Tullis—Married, at St. Andrew’s Manse, Perth, by Rev. A. H. Scott, M.A., on the 21st Oct., Mr. John McDonald of Bathurst to Mr. M. Tullis of Drummond.

Greigg-Habe—Married, on Wednesday, 22nd Oct., at the Talbot Street Baptist Church, London, by Rev. W.J. McKay, B.A., Rev. Ernest Greigg, pastor of the Baptist Church, Perth, to Mary Habe of St. John, N.B.

Cameron-Hanna—Married, at the residence of Mr. David Miller, Esq., 2nd Concession Bathurst on the 29th Oct., by Rev. James Ross, B.D., Mr. Robert Cameron to Miss Ida Ann Hanna.

Wood-McDougall—Married, at the residence of Mr. Duncan McDougall, Elphin on the 21st Oct., by Rev. A. McAulay, Mr. Delbert Wood, merchant, son of Mr. Robert Wood, Snow Road, to Miss Mary McDougall, daughter of the late Mr. Alexander McDougall, Elphin.

Christopher Kelly of Pembroke and Mary Celia Marion of Douglas were married in the Catholic church at the latter place on the 21st October.

 

 

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Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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