Brome Township and Cowanville Congregational Church Baptisms, marriages and burials with index 1859

Image 1 front cover Cong. Church at Cowansville and Brome year 1859 Image 2 Folio twenty fourth Contents Marriages fol. 2 fol. 3 fol. 4 fol. 6 fol. 7 fol. 9 fol. 10 fol. 12 fol. 12 fol. 13 fol. 15 fol. 16 fol. 16

Buck & Vilas Shufelt & Tilson Hillhouse & Pibus Hamilton & Power Hungerford & Ashton Ellison & Galer Stevens & Bull Stewart & Barnum Mooney & Brown Hutchins & Beach Sanborn & Knowles Scott & Pettes Jewelll & Dougherty

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Folio twenty fifth
Contents Marriages continued fol. 17 fol. 17 fol. 18 fol. 18 fol. 21

Wilson & Inglis Harvey & Goddard Shufelt & Scott McDermott & Gouette Jackson & Hungerford

In all 18 marriages

Image 4 Folio twenty sixth Index Baptisms fol. 3 fol. 4 fol. 4 fol. 5 fol. 6 fol. 8 fol. 8 fol. 9 fol. 11 fol. 14 fol. 14 fol. 20 fol. 23

Hannah Frizzle , Marg. Jane Armstron g Lucy A. Armstrong Samuel Jas. McElroy Mary Ann McElroy Mary Emma Addy, William H Addy Elizabeth Patton Elizabeth Jane Boyd Martha D McCloy Christian Burnett Prudentia E McCloy James McElroy Cumming 13 baptisms

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Folio twenty seventh Index Burials fol. 7 fol. 10 fol. 11 fol. 13 fol. 15 fol. 19 fol. 22

Augustus W Shepperd Deborah S Vilas Emeline M Higgins Peter Jacob, Cynthia S Allen William Carson Mary A Wightman Seven burials

Image 6 This book, containing forty eight folios within the tape the ends of which have the seal of the Court upon them, was this day presented to me, Frederick T Hall Esquire, Prothonotary of the Superior Court for the district of Bedford in the province of Canada East, by the Reverend Archibald Duff, minister of the Congregational Church at Cowansville and Brome, to serve as a Register of the acts of Marriage, Baptism and Burial to be performed by him at Cowansville, Farnham, and Brome, and elsewhere in the Province, during the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine and was paraphed by me the said prothonotary 17 January one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine (date partially obscured by Court seal) <signed> Frederick Hall N.S.C.

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Cortez Buck, mechanic in the Township of Farnham bachelor, and Emily Vilas of the same Township spinster, were married after the publication of banns on this the seventeenth day of January One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, Minister <contracting parties> Cortez Buck, Emily Vila <witnesses> Franklin Buck, Eliza M Vilas

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George H. Shufelt, farmer in the township of Dunham bachelor, and Minerva Tilson of the Township of Farnham spinster, were married by Special Licence, on this the twenty ninth day of January, in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signer> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> George H. Shufelt, Minerva Tilson <witnesses> Guy Chapman, Martha Tilson

(right side) Hannah, daughter and issue of the marriage of Alex Frizzle, farmer in the township of Brome, and Mary Ann Black his wife, was born in Dunham on the third day of May One thousand eight

hundred and thirty seven and was baptized and enregistered on this the thirty first of January One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine , by me <Signed> Arch. Duff >witnesses> Alexander (last name unknown), Joseph (last name unknown)

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Margaret Jane, daughter rand issue of the marriage of William Armstrong ,farmer of the Township of Brome, and Hannah Frizzle his wife, was born on the thirteenth of September in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty five and was baptized and enregistered on this the thirty first of January One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine by me <signed> Arch Duff <witnesses> William Armstrong, Hannah Armstrong (right side) Lucy Amanda, daughter and issue of the marriage of Wm. Armstrong, farmer of Brome and Hannah Frizzle his wife, was born on the twenty ninth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty seven, and was baptized and enregistered on the thirty first of January One thousand eight hundred and Fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch Duff <witnesses> William Armstrong, Hannah Armstrong

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William Percival Hillhouse , farmer in the Township of Brome bachelor and Elizabeth Roda Pibus, spinster of the township of Dunham, were married after the publication of banns, on this the first day of February, in the year One Thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, minister <contracting parties> H.P. Hillhouse, Elizabeth R Pibus <witnesses> J. Hillhouse, Mary Ann ?siby (right side) Samuel james, son and issue of the marriage of John M McElroy, yeoman of Dunham and Catherine Hamilton his wife, was born on the twenty ninth of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty six and was baptized and enregistered on the third day of February One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, Minister

<witnesses> John McElroy, Catherine McElroy

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Mary Ann, daughter and issue of the marriage of John McElroy, yeoman of Dunham and Catherine Hamilton his wife, was born on the third of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and was baptized and enregistered on the third day of February One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, Minister <witnesses> John McElroy, Catherine McElroy (right side) Thomas Hamilton, farmer in the Township of Farnham bachelor, and Catherine Powers of the Township of Dunham spinster, were married after the publication of banns on this the fourteenth day of February in the year One Thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, Minister

<contracting partied> Thomas Hamilton, Catherine Powers
<witnesses> Robert Allan, Maria Powers

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infant Augustus Winchester, ^ son of Anderson Shepherd, farmer in the Township of Dunham, and Melissa Hastings his wife, died on the twenty fourth day of February, One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and was buried in the Burial ground Cowanville Dunham, on the twenty sixth day of the same month and year aforesaid, by me <signed> Arch. Duff, Minister one word interlined <initialed> A.D. <witnesses> Anderson Shepherd, Alexander ? (ink stain over surname)

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Stephen Leonard Hungerford, farmer in the Township of Brome, widower, and Ellen Ashton of the Township of Shefford spinster, were married by Special Licence, on this the twenty eighth day of February, One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine by me <signed> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> S L Hungerford, Ellen Ashton <witnesses> James Foster, Mary Foster

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Mary Emma, daughter and issue of the marriage of William Smith Addy, woolen manufacturer, in the township of Brome and Sarah Mary Matterson his wife, was born on the twenty second of August One thousand eight hundred and fifty four, and was baptized and enregistered on the twenty seventh day of February One Thousand eight hundred and fifty nine -- by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> William Smith Addy, Sarah Mary Addy

(right side) William Henry, son and issue of the marriage of William Smith Addy, woolen manufacturer, in the Township of Brome, and Sarah Mary Matterson his wife, was born on the ninth of June One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight, and was baptized and enregistered on the twenty seventh day of February One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine – by me <signed> Arch Duff Witnesses: William Smith Addy, Sarah Mary Addy

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Elizabeth, daughter and issue of the marriage of Robert Patton, farmer in the Township of Brome, and Ann Jane Paul his wife, was born on the tenth day of January, One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and was baptized and enregistered on the eighth day of March, in the same year, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> Ann Ingalls, Robert Patton

(right side) Lemuel Ellison, farmer in the Township of Farnham, bachelor, and Jane Galer, of the Township of Stanbridge spinster, were married by Special Licence, on this the tenth day of March in the year One Thousand eight hundred fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> Lemuel Ellison, Jane Ellison Witnesses: Jacob Ellison, Elizabeth E Dixon

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Clark Stevens, farmer in the Township of Farnham bachelor, and Lovina Bull spinster of the Township of Dunham, were married after the publication of banns, on this the fourteenth day of March in the year One Thousand eight hundred and fifty nine – by me <signed> Arch Duff <ontracting parties> Clark Stevens, Lovina Bull Witnesses: Thomas P Wilkinson, Lydia Bull (right side) Deborah Spencer, wife of Aaron Vilas Senior, late farmer in the Township of Farnham, died on the twenty fourth day of March in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and was buried in the burial ground on the Mansfield farm, on the twenty sixth day of the same month and year by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> Aaron Vilas Jr., Cortez Buck

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Emiline Maria infant daughter of John Higgins, farmer in the Township of Farnham, and of Polly Lucina Hall his wife, died on the twenty fourth day of March, One thousand right hundred and fifty nine, and was buried in the burial ground on the Mansfield farm in Farnham, on the twenty sixth day of the same month and year, by me--<singed> Arch Duff <witnesses> John Higgins, Aaron Vilas Jr.

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Elizabeth Jane, daughter and issue of the marriage of James Boyd, farmer in the Township of Farnham and Christin Burnet his wife, was born on the twentieth day of February in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and was baptized on the seventeenth, and was enregisterd on the eighteenth day of April, in the same year. by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> Jas. Boyd, Christin Boyd

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George M Stuart, farmer in the Township of Dunham bachelor, and Cynthia A Burnum, of the Township of Farnham spinster, were married by Special Licence on this the sixteenth day of May in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed > Arch. Duff <contracting parties> Geo. M. Stuart, Cynthis Barnum <witnesses> R.G. Stuart, Ellen Starke

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George Mooney, farmer in the Township of Bolton bachelor, and N. Eusebe Brown of the Township of Dunham spinster, were married by Special Licence, on this thirteenth day of May in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine by me <signed> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> George Mooney, Nancy E Brown <witnesses> Robert M Brown, Susan Brown

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Peter Jacob, of the Township of Brome, labourer, died on the first day of June in the year One thousand right hundred and fifty nine, and was buried in the Pickel Burying Ground in the above township on the third day of the same month and year, by me <signed> Arch Duff Martin A Pickel, Henry N Pickel, witnesses

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Oliver Hutchins, farmer in the Township of Farnham bachelor, and March A Beach of the same township spinster were married after the publication of banns on this the twenty seventh day of June in the year One thousand eight hundred fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> Oliver Hutchins, Martha A Beach <witnesses> Lyman Hutchins, Emily H Hawk

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Martha Diana, daughter and issue of the marriage of John McCloy, farmer in the Township of Bromeand Martha McCorkle his wife, was born on the fourth day of July in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty six, and was baptized and enregistered on the seventh day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <witnesses> John McCloy, Martha McCorkle

(right side) Chritian Ann Jane, daughter and issue of the marriage of William Burnett, merchant of Farnham and Mary Thomson his wife, was born on the fifth day of July and was baptized and enregistered on the eleventh day of August in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch Duff Minister <witnesses> William Burnett, James Boyd

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Cynthia Streeter, wife of Herman Allen, farmer in the Township of Farnham, died on the eleventh day of August One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, and was buried on the thirteenth day of the same month and year in the burial ground on the Mansfield farm, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <witnesses> Herman Allen, A.P.Hulburt (right side)

Rollin W Sanborn, carriage maker bachelor, and Emily Knowles spinster, both of the Township of Farnham, were married after the publication of banns, on this the nineteenth day of September One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> Rollin W Sanborn, Emily Knowles <witnesses> Curtis P Taber, Lois Taber

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Franklin E Scott, farmer in the Township of Dunham bachelor, and Mary A Pettes spinster in the Township of Brome, were married by Special Licence, on this the Twentieth of September in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> Franklin Scott, Mary A Pettes <witnesses> George A Shufelt, Elizabeth N Scott (right side) Alvan Jewell, mechanic in the Township of farnham bachelor, and Jane Dougherty, spinster of the same Township, were married by Special Licence on this the twenty eighth day of September in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> Alvan Jewell, Jane Dougherty <witnesses> Robert Dougherty, Elisabeth Dougherty

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George Wilson, farmer in the Township of Brome bachelor, and Anna Inglis of the same township spinster, were married by Special Licence on this the twenty ninth day of September in the year Oe thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> G.W. Wilson, Anna Inglis <witnesses> Benjamin Wilson, Maria A Farmer

(right side) John Harvey, farmer bachelor and Persis Goddard spinster, both of the Township of Farnham, were married by Special Licence, on this the twenty ninth day of September in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <contracting parties> John Harvey, Persis J Goddard <witnesses> Elisha C Goddard, Mary E Hall

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(left side) John D Shufelt, farmer in the Township of Brome bachelor, and Harriet D Scott, of the Township of Dunham spinster, were married by Special Licence, on this the thirteenth day of October in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> John D Shufelt, Harriet D Scott <witnesses> G F Shufelt, Adelle L Dyer

(right side) Terrence McDermott, farmer and bachelor, and Melissa A Gouette, spinster, both of the Township of Brome, were married after the publication of banns, on this the twenty seventh day of October in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <contracting parties> Terrence McDermott, Melissa A Gouette <witnesses> Jacob T Royea(?), Kitty M Keyes

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William, infant son of Robert Carson, farmer in Farnham, and Angeline M Beach his wife, died on the twenty seventh, and was buried on the twenty eighth day of October One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, in the burial ground at Adamsville East Farnham, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister Cong. Church <witnesses> Andrew Carson, Rufus Goddard

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Prudentia Eleanor, daughter and issue of the marriage of James McCloy, farmer in the Township of Dunham, Jane Mecham his wife, was born on the twenty second day of December in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and was baptized and enregistered on the second second day of November One thousand eight hundred and fify nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> James McCloy. Jane X Mecham’s mark

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Joseph Addison Jackson (Second), farmer and bachelor, and Elizabeth Mary Hungerford, spinster, both of the Township of Brome, were married after the publication of banns, on this the eighth day of November in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch Duff Minister C.C. Church <contracting parties> J A Jackson, E M Hungerford <witnesses> S M Jackson, Sophia Hungerford

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at Cowansville Mary Austin, relict of Thomas Wightman, farmer in the Parish of St Armand died ^ on the twelfth day of December in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine and was buried in the public burying ground at Frelighsburg on the fifteenth day of the same month and year, by me <signed> Arch. Duff <witnesses> Hiram Gleason, H E Henson

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James McElroy, son and issue of the marriage of David Cumming and Jane McElroy his wife, was born on the seventh day of February, and was baptized and enregistered on the twenty seventh day of December in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine, by me <signed> Arch. Duff Minister <witnesses> David Cumming, Jane Cumming

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