Frelighsburg Methodist Church 1864-1877

Methodist Church at Frelighsburg



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1864
Methodist Church at Frelighsburg

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Index to baptisms only
Ross, Florence                                   2
Ross, John Elliott                              3
Tweed, Margaret Jane                  3
Chandler, Leslie Lynno  
Pestes, Leothy                                  5
Stockwell, Charlotte                       5
Coffin, Charlotte Coffrine             6
Welch, Eliza Jane                              7
Sayer, Albert Roswell                     7
Tanner, Catherine                           8

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1864 Entered
This book containing forty folios on double pages was this day presented by the Reverend George *  *ning Minister of the Besleyan Methodist Congregation at Frelighsburg to serve as a register for the acts of Baptism Marriage and  Burial to be performed by him in the said Church during the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty four and was this day *_* by me the undersigned Prothonotary of the Superior Court for the District of Bedford  and authenticated with the seal of the said Court
*_*ville 30th June 1864

Frederick T Hall
PLC

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Folio 2
Florence Ross Daughter of Matthias Ross, Farmer of the Township of Dunham, and Nancy Ann Tweed his wife, was born December the twenty – first one thousand eight hundred and sixty one, and was baptized on the seventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me George Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses:
Matthias Ross
Margaret Jane Tweed





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 John Elliott Ross son of Matthias Ross, farmer of the Township of Dunham, and his wife Nancy Ann Tweed was born December the sixth, 0ne thousand eight hundred and sixty three and was baptized on the seventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me George Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses:
Matthias Ross
Nancy Ann Ross

Folio Three
Margaret Jane Tweed, Daughter of William Tweed, farmer of the Township of Sutton, and Rachal McClay  is wife was born the eighth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty seven  and was baptized on the seventh of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me George Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses:
Matthias Ross
Nancy Ann Tweed.

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Elizabeth Smith wife of  Issac Schoolcraft, Farmer of the Township of St. Armand died on the twenty-seventh of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty four and was buried on the thirtieth day of October in the presence of the Subscribing Witnesses by me
George Stenning.

Witnesses:
Mary Lagrange
Caroline Lamoure

Folio Four
Lesly Linns son of Linns Leavens Chandler, Farmer in the Township of St. Armand and his wife Martha Jane Holden, was born on the twentieth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and sixty three and was baptized on the first day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of the Subscribing Witnesses my me  George Stenning.

Witnesses:
Linns L Chandler
Martha J Chandler
J W Smith




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Leathy  Pettes, daughter of John Pettes, Farmer of the Township of Sutton, and his wife Catharine Tanner, was born March the third, one thousand eight hundred and forty and was baptized on the first of November, one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of the Subscribing Witnesses my me George Stenning

Witnesses:
Job Le Chatsey
Charlotte Johnson          

Folio Five
Charlotte Stockwell daughter of Isaiah Stockwell, Farmer of the Township of Stanbridge,
And Maria Bickford, his wife was born on the nineteenth of June one thousand eight hundered and twenty and was baptized on the first day of November one thousand eight hundred and sixty four by me George Stenning.

Witnesses:
Job Le Chatsey
Charlotte Johnson

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Charlotte Coffrine daughter of William Coffrine, Farmer of the Township of Stanbridge, and of Samantha Bickford his wife was born August the twenty fifth one thousand and eight hundred sixty four and was baptized on the twentieth of November one thousand eight hundred and sixty four by me G Stenning in the presence of Subscribing Witnesses.

Witnesses:
Charlotte Johnson
George Henning

Elisa Jane Welch, daughter of Francis Welsh , Farmer of the Township of Stanbridge, and his wife Eliza *_* , was born June twenty sixth one thousand eight hundred and thirty one and was baptized November seventh one thousand eight hundred and sixty four in the presence of Subscribing Witnesses by me G Stenning.

Witnesses:
Patience Welch
Thomas Jones

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Albert Roswell Sager son of Horatio Nelson Sager, Shoemaker of the Township of St. Armand and of his wife Ann Bradley was born April nineteenth one thousand eight hundred and forty six and was baptized on the eleventh of December one thousand eight
hundred and sixty four in the presence of Subscribing Witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses:
Angus H Smith
Norman Smith

Folio Seven
Francis Bentue Widower of the Township of Stanbridge, Farmer and Charlotte Le demue, widow of the Township of Stanbridge were united in marriage by the authority of *_* on the twenty eighth day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty four, in the presence of the following witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses:
George H Reynolds
Francis La bare

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Thomas *_* son of John *_* Carpenter of the Township of Stanbridge, died on the second of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, aged one year and nine months and was buried on the fourth day of the same month in the presence of the Subscribing witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister

Witnesses:
W *_*
S W Stanton
John Gooke

Folio Eight
Catherine J *_*  daughter of *_* Lenner, Farmer of the Township of Stanbridge and of is wife *_* Walls was born February the twenty seventh one thousand eight hundred and  fifteen and was baptized on the first of November one thousand eight hundred sixty four in the presence of the Subscribing witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister

Witnesses
Catherine Murgatory
Mary Jones

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Methodist Church at Frelighsburg
1865







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Index to baptisms only
Gokeye Thomas                                               7
Atwood Daniel                                  3
Atwood Cynthia Minerva                             3
Benjamin Nelson                                             4
Stockwell Lodenna                                          4
Hutchins William                                               4

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Folio One
This book containing twelve folios on double pages was this day presented by the Reverend George Stenning Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation at Frelighsburg to leave as a Register for the Acts of Baptism, Marriage and Burial to be performed by him in the said church during the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty five and was this day paraphed by me the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court for the District of Bedford at Bedford authenticated with the seal of the said Court.

Done at the Court House at Bedford on the second day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty five.

Thomas Cafasey

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Folio Two

Baptisms
Thomas *_* son of John *_* Carpenter of the Township of Stanbridge died on the second of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty five aged one year and  nine months and  was buried on the fourth day of the same month in the presence of the Subscribing witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister

Witnesses:
N W Stanton
John Gooke

James Leavitt son of John Leavitt , Farmer of the Township of Saint Armand and of his wife  Reheme Leavitt , died on the fifteenth  of  January one thousand eight hundred and sixty five aged tow years four months and was buried on the eighteenth day of January in the presence of the following Witnesses by me G Stenning, Minister.

Witnesses          
Hiram Leavitt
*_* Leavitt


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Matthew Sax son of George Sax and of his wife Rachael Sax of the Township of Stanbridge , died the eighteenth of January  one thousand eight hundred and sixty five in the sixty third year of his life and was buried on the  twenty first day of January  one thousand eight hundred and sixty five in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me G, Stenning, Minister,

Witnesses:
Charlotte Carter
Camilla *_*

Entire paragraph is completely illegible.



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Cynthia Minerva Daughter of Daniel Atwood farmer of the Township of Dunham & of his Wife Nancy C. Hutchens was born April twenty ninth[?] (or twenty seventh?) One thousand Eight hundred & Sixty & was Baptized on the thirteenth of July one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty-five by Me
<signed> G. S. Hemming[​​?], Minister

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Benjamin Nelson Atwood Son of Daniel Atwood Farmer of the Township of Dunham & of his wife Nancy C. Hutchens was born September twenty fifth one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty Two[?] and was Baptized on the thirteenth of July one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five By Me
<signed> G. S. Hemming[?], Minister

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Lodessa[?] Hopthwell[?] Daughter of Calvin [last name illegible] Farmer of the Township of Dunahm & of his wife Flay[?] Boffum[?] was born twenty third of August[?] one thousand Eight hundred & sixty four & was Baptized on the thirteenth of July one thousand Eight hundred & sixty five by Me
<signed> G. S. Hemming[​​?], Minister

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Charles William Hutchens Son of Benjamin Hutchens Farmer & of his wife Rosa [? illegible] was born twenty seventh of Feby one thousand Eight hundred & fifty five & was Baptized on the thirteenth of July one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five by Me
<signed> G. S. Hemming[​​?], Minister

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Page blank except for signature: George McClay Tweed

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[1st name illegible] Levett Son of John Levett Farmer of the Township of [? illegible] and of his wife Carline Levett, died on the fourteenth of July one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five & was buried on the Sixteenth of the Same month by Me
<signed> G. S. Hemming[​​?], Minister

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Simon Paul Brown son of Francies[?] Brown Farmer & of his wife [name illegible] of the Township of St Armands
was born fourteenth of June one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty four & was Baptized on the twenty seventh of July one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five
<signed> G. S. Hemming[​​?], Minister

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Clara Adelaide Hemming Daughter of Rev George Hemming, W. Minister & of his wife Adelaide Ives[?] born the twenty Sixth of December one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty four & was Baptized on the twenty Sixth of July[?] one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five in the presence of the Subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> [names are illegible]
By Me <signed> J. Amesbury[?], Minister

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George McClay Tweed Son of William Tweed of the township of Sutton & his wife Rachell[?] McClay was born the thirteenth [ - illegible - ] & fifty and was Baptized on the eleventh of June one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five by Me
<signed> George Hemming, Minister
<signed> Rachel Victoria Tweed; Matthias Ross

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Sarah Ann Tweed daughter of William Tweed Farmer of the Township of Sutton & of his wife Rachel McClay was born June fifth one thousand Eight hundred & fifty four & was Baptized on the Eleventh of June one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five by me
<signed> George Hemming, Minister
<signed> Rachel Victoria Tweed; Matthias Ross

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William John Tweed Son of William Tweed Farmer of the Township of Sutton was born June twenty third one thousand Eight hundred & 50 Six & was Baptized on the Eleventh of June one thousand Eight hundred & Sixty five By Me
<signed> George Hemming, Minister
<signed> Rachel Victoria Tweed; Matthias Ross

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Burial
Died on the twenty seventh of July in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty five Miriam C. Tree aged one year and six months, daughter of Geo. S. Tree, and Abbe J. his wife of the  Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi, Province of Canada and was buried on the twenty ninth day of month and year aforesaid in presence of Subscribing witnesses by Me.
<signed> D. Sutherland
<signed> Caleb N. Tree; E. J. Briggs

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Married on the fifteenth of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty five, Amos H. Tweed[? or Sweet] and Amelia E. Joyal both of the Township and County of Brome, and Province of Canada, after publication of Banns, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
<signed> D. Sutherland, Wesleyan Minister
<signed> John C. Farmer; Philia S. Joyal

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Marriage
Married on the nineteenth of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty five Amos Cory  of Franklin Vermont and Hattie Eccley of St Armand East Canada East by License, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by Me
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> P. Martin; Rachel E. Cory

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Baptism
William Cross Jaqways[?] of the Township of St. Armands East County of Missisquoi, and Province of Canada was baptized on the fifteenth day of December in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty five in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me.
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> N. S. Sutherland; Mrs. Wells

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William Cross Jaqways[?] of the Township of St. Armand East County of Missisquoi, and Province of Canada, died on the seventeenth of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty five, and was buried on the ninteenth day of the Month and Year aforesaid in presence of the subscribing witnesses by Me.
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Hiram Leavitt; N. S. Sutherland


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(Image 26 – cover, Methodist Church at Frelighsburg, Year 1866
(Image 27 – Index to baptisms)
(Image 28 – explanation of contents, . . . the Reverend D. Sutherland Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation at Frelighsburg . . .)

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Baptism
Anna Lilian, daughter of James Tift and Mary Jane his wife, of Frelighsburg, Parish of St. Armand East, County of Missisquoi, Province of Canada was born on the twenty second day of June in the year of Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and sixty four, and was baptised on the seventeenth of April One thousand eight hundred and sixty six in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me,
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Edna S. Lackey; Lucy Cunningham

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Baptism
Lucy Ida, daughter of Joseph Lackey and Edna Sophia his wife of Frelighsburg, Parish of St. Armand East, County of Missisquoi, Province of Canada was born on the fourth of April in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty four, and was baptised on the seventeenth of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty six in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me,
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Edna S. Lackey; Lucy Cunningham

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Baptism
Rufus Elman, Son of James Tift and Mary Jane his wife of Frelighsburg Parish of St. Armand East, County of Missisquoi, Province of Canada was born on the sixth of February in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty two, and was baptised on the seventeenth of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty six in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me,
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Lucy Cunningham; Edna S. Lackey

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Baptism
Stephen Seymour, son of Joseph Lackey, and Edna Sophia his wife of Frelighsburg, Parish of St. Armand East, County of Missisquoi, Province of Canada was born on the twenty seventh of June in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty, and was baptised on the seventeenth day of April One thousand eight hundred and sixty six in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me,
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Lucy Cunningham; Edna S. Lackey

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Marriage
Married on the seventeenth of June in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty six John Henry Main and Jane Belleville both of the Township of Dunham, County of Missisquoi, and Province of Canada, after due observance of the legal requirements, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me,
<signed> D. Sutherland, W. M. Minister
<signed> John Henry Main; Jane Belvell
Witnesses: <signed> Joseph Frazier; Lucinda M. Frazier


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Marriage of Wm. Frederick Eastwood and Mariett Davies
William Frederick Eastwood, Perceptor, Bachelor of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford, and Mariett Davies, Spinster, of the same place were married after due observance of the legal requirements in presence of the subscribing witnesses on the first of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty six. By me,
<signed> John Davies, Wesleyan Minister
Parties: <signed> Wm. F. Eastwood; Maryette Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Alva Johnson; Emily Smith; Henry Bacon

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Baptism of Lydia Stanley
Lydia Addoway wife of William Stanley, Mechanic of Cooks Corner in the parish of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford was born on the fifth of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven and was baptized on the third of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty six, in presence of the subscribing witnesses
By me
<signed> John Davies, Wesleyan Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Nelson Vincent; Harriet Evans

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Burial of Lucinda Leavitt
Lucinda daughter of Joel Leavitt, 2nd, Farmer of the township of St. Armand in the County of Missisquoi, in the District of Bedford, and of Hariet Heileman Whitney his wife died on the twenty eighth of June one thousand eight hundred and sixty six and was buried on the thirtieth of the same month and year
By me,
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Harriet M. Leavitt; Joel Levitt

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Burial of Lydia Stanley
Lydia Addoway wife of William Stanley Mechanic of Cooks Corner in the Parish of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford died on the thirty first of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty six and was buried on the second of September in the aforesaid year.
By me,
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Mary E. Butler; Mary S. Davies

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Burial of Ann Hope Johnson
Ann Hope, wife of Lewis Kemp Johnson, Carpenter, of Bilirica, in the State of Massachusetts, United States of America, died on the seventh of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty six and was buried on the tenth day of the aforesaid month and year
By me,
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Edwin Carpenter; Harriet Hope

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Burial of Willard Moore
Willard son of Josiah Moore, Cabinet Maker of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford, and of Leah Williams his wife died on the twenty third of September one thousand eight hundred and sixty six and was buried on the twenty sixth day of the aforesaid month and year
By me,
<signed> John Davies, Wesleyan Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Saml. Jackson; F. Pierce

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Baptism of Sarah Callaghan
Sarah daughter of William Callaghan Farmer, of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford and of Mary Leavitt his wife was born on the twenty fourth of May one thousand eight hundred and forty seven and was baptized on the ninth of September one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
By me,
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Sarah A. Gage; Allen B. Gage

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Marriage of C. M. Lapoint and P. G. Snyder
Casmire Malvin Lapoint, Farmer, Bachelor of Bedford in the District of Bedford and Phebe Georgina Snyder of Stanbridge in the aforesaid District, were married after due observance of the legal requirements in presence of the subscribing witnesses on the ninth of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
By me
<signed> John Davies
Parties: <signed> Casmire M. Lapoint; Phebe G. Snyder
Witnesses: <signed> Mary S. Davies; Almira Wells

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Baptism of Joel Leavitt's four children
On the twelfth of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty six four children of Joel Leavitt, 2nd, Farmer of the township of St. Armand in the county of Missisquoi, in the District of Bedford and of Harriet Heileman Whitney his wife were baptized, viz:
Cynthia Perkins, born on the fifth of July one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine;
Charles Joel, born on the ninth of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty;
Hiram Paul, born on the twenty ninth of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty two;
James Lincoln born on the third of June one thousand eight hundred and sixty five.
By me
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> Joel Leavitt; Harriet H. Leavitt; Mary S. Davies

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George Orrin son of Orrin Jones, Farmer, and Martha Wheedon his wife of the township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi and province of Canada died on the ninth and was buried on the eleventh days of December in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six by me.
<signed> Saml. Jackson 
Witnesses: <signed> Allen B. Gage; Luman[?] Gage

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Marriage of G. W. Stinehour and M. Kirkpatrick
George William Stinehour, Carpenter and Joiner, of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford and Margaret Kirkpatrick of the same place, both being of legal age, were married by authority of License, in presence of the subscribing witnesses, on the seventeenth of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven.
By me
<signed> John Davies
Parties: <signed> George W. Stinehour; Margaret Kirkpatrick
Witnesses: <signed> Andrew Kirkpatrick; Ellen Kirkpatrick

(Image 47 – cover, Methodist Church at Frelighsburg, Year 1867)
(Image 48 – Index to Baptisms)
(Image 49 – explanation of contents, . . . the Reverend John Davies Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation in the Frelighsburg Mission . . .)
(Image 50 – duplicate of Image 46)

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Marriage

Lewis E Smith and Eliza A. Vaughan
Lewis Edgar Smith, Farmer of St Armand West in the District Of Bedford, and Eliza Anne Vaughan of the same place, were married after due publications of Banns, in presence of subscribing witnesses, on the fifth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven.
By me John Davies
Parties: Lewis E Smith and Eliza A. Vaughan
Witnesses:  William Henry *Gay *
                        Emma Jane Smith




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Marriage of George *Colcord * and Martha Armstrong

George *Colcord * Farmer of Berkshire, in the State of Vermont and Martha Armstrong of St Armand East  were married after due publications of Banns  in presence of subscribing witnesses on the twelfth of March one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven.
By me John Davies
Parties: George Colcord and Martha Armstrong
Witnesses: * Mitchell * and * Mitchell *

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Burial of Joel Leavitt

Joel Leavitt, Farmer of St Armand East, in the District of Bedford, died on the twentieth of March one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven and was buried on the twenty second of the aforesaid month and year
By me John Davies
Witnesses: Harriet H. Leavitt and Joel Leavitt

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Jacob *Hakey * *Sins * of the Township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi and the Province of Canada, died on the fifth and was buried on the seventh days of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven by me, Paul Jackson

In the presence of
E. J. Briggs and Mary S. Davies

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Burial of  Benning Schofield

Benning Schofield, Farmer of St. Armand East, in the District of Bedford, died on the first day of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven and was buried on the third day of the aforesaid month and year.
By  me John Davies
Witnesses: C. C. Abbott and Edwin * *

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Malcolm MacDonald, son of the Rev Samuel Jackson, Wesleyan Minister of Stanbridge East, in the District of Bedford, in the county Missisquoi, and province of Canada, was born on the eighth of March one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven and was baptized on the first of May in the aforesaid year.
By me John Davies
Witnesses: David Jackson and *Sr ) B. Jackson

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*Wife of F. Pierce Merchant  S. J.   L. B. J.

Mary Briggs of the township of Stanbridge in the district of Bedford and the province of Canada * was borne on the twenty second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve and was baptized on the first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven by me Paul Jackson in presence of John Davies and L. B. Jackson.

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Burial of James Schedule or Scagal
James Schedule or Scagal, Farmer , of Stanbridge East in the District of Bedford and the Province of Quebec, in the Dominion of Canada, died on the nineteenth of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven and was buried on the twenty first day of the aforementioned month and year.

By me John Davies
Witnesses: F. Briggs and *M * H Briggs

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Baptism of Nancy Ann Claflin
Nancy Ann Williams wife of Gardner Chandler Claflin, Farmer, of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford and province of Quebec was born on the sixth of January one thousand eight hundred and eleven and was baptized on the sixteenth of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me John Davies
Witnesses: Gardner Chandler Claflin and *Oreela * V Claflin

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Burial of Edith Gertrude Miner
Edith Gertrude daughter of Allen Wellington Miner farmer of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford and of Cynthia Jane Abbott, his wife died on the 7th of January one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-seven and was buried on the 10th day of the aforesaid month and year by me John Davies
Witnesses: Allen W. Miner and Cynthia Jane Miner

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Meth Church Frelighsburg year 1868
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Index to Baptisms only
Sandbury, Bertha
Watson, Charlotte Augustus
Watson, Eliza Ann

Annotations on right side of page (no idea what they mean)

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This book containing twenty-one folios or double-pages was this day presented by the Reverend John Davies Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation in the Frelighsburg Mission to serve as a Register for the Acts of Baptism, Marriage and Burial to be performed by him in the said mission by his successors during the year one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight and was this day paraphed by me the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court for the District of Bedford at Bedford and authenticated with the seal of the said court.

Done at the Court House at Bedford on the twenty-fourth day of February one-thousand eight-hundred sixty-eight.
Thomas Capsey

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Burial of Frederick Pierce Jackson
Frederick Pierce son of the Reverend Samuel Jackson Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Vergennes in the State of Vermont in the USA and of Lucina B. Pierce, his wife, died on the nineteenth of February one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight and was buried on the twenty-second of the aforesaid month and year
By me John Davies
Witnesses:  *? * Jackson
                    S.. B. Jackson

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Marriage of H. H. Hibbard and S. J. Carpenter
Hanson Hannibal Hibbard farmer of St. Armand East, in the District of Bedford and Province of Quebec, and Lucy Jos. Carpenter of the same place were married after due publication of Bans of the eighteenth day of March one-thouse eight-hundred and sixty-eight by me John Davies
Witnesses:  H. H. Hibbard, Lucy J. Carpenter, C. E. Carpenter, Clara  * Miner *, L. F. * Macey *, Laura A. Thomas,  Edwin Carpenter, B. J. Hibbard

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Baptisms of Charlotte Augustus and Eliza Ann Watson
On the seventh day of April one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight of Daniel Watson Machinist of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford and of Harriett Atwood Stinehour, his wife, were baptisized; Charlotte Augustus born on the third of February one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-seven, and Eliza Ann, born on the twelfth of February one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight by me John Davies
Witnesses:  Daniel Watson, Anna *? *

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Marriage of John Barber and Laura A. Benham
John Barber, farmer of the township of Brome in the District of Bedford, Bachelor, and Laura Ann Benham of the same place, Spinster, both being of legal age were married by authority of Governor's License, on the eighteenth of May one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me John Davies
Witnesses:  Henry H. Clark, Mary M. Clark, Mary S. Davies, Hattie E. Thompson, Julia P. Benoit, John Barber
Parties:  Laura A. Barber, Laura A. Benham          

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Burial of Orrin Jones
Orrin Jones, farmer of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford, died on the tenth of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight and was buried on the twelfth of the aforesaid month and year.
By me John Davies
Witnesses: Sarah A. Gage and Sarah F. Gage

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Baptism of Bertha Sandsburg

Bertha daughter of Joseph Sandsburg, Merchant, of St. Armand East in the District of Bedford, and of Margaret Elizabeth Austin his wife was born on the eighteenth of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven and was baptized on the sixth of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight.

By me John Davies

Witnesses: * ? * E Sandsburg and Sarah Webster

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Marriage of Randall and Campbell
On this twenty seventh day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Frank Randall of Georgia Vermont, Farmer, and Anne Campbell of *Alburg * City, Vermontwere married by me in the presents (sic) of subscribing parties.
William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: Lewis Bocash and Lois Marle and F. B. Bandale and *Edny * Bocash

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Burial Ferris MacMullin
On this eighteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Ferris MacMullin of St. Armand in the District of Bedford, aged sixty five, was buried by me in the presents (sic) of subscribing witnesses.
William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: Orin Holden and Amy Holden             

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Burial Miles * Gitton *
On this twenty-fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight, Miles, son of Benjamin Gitton of Stanbridge and Sarah Galen his wife. He died on the twenty-second day of the month aforesaid. Was buried in presents (sic) of subscribing witnesses.
William Scales Minister
Witnesses:  Benjamin Gitton and Sarah Gitton

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Burial Coffran

On this fifteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight.
* Pram * Coffran of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford. Who died on the thirteenth day of the month aforesaid was buried by me in the presents (sic) of subscribing witnesses.
William Scales Minister
Witnesses:  James Elliott and Allen Gage

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Burial Storwood

On this twelfth day of November in the year of our Lord one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-eight Nancy M. daughter of Daniel Storwood of Stanbridge and Nancy Hutchins his wife who died on the tenth day of the month aforesaid was buried in the presents (sic) of subscribing witnesses.
William Scales Minister
Witnesses:  D. Storwood and S. Jackson


Frelighsburg, Methodist Church of Canada
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1864-1877

Images 76-100

(Image 76)
Marriage
Vincent
Holden
On this fifteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight Noble Nelson son of Nelson L. Vincent of St Armand in the District of Bedford Farmer, And Mary Ann Wolfe his wife. And Mary Elizabeth daughter of Orrin Holden of the same place And Amy Dunning his wife, Were married by me in the presents of subscribing Witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Ernest Holden; Amy Holden
Parties: <signed> Nobel Nelson Vincent; Mary Elizabeth Holden

(Image 77)
Burial
Stockwell
On this twenty seventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Lucy daughter of Calvin Stockwell of Stanbridge farmer in the District of Bedford. And Phila[?] Coffren his wife Who died on the twenty fifth day of the month aforesaid, was buried by me in the presents of Subscribing witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> James Elliott; Levi Clement

(Image 78)
Marriage
Carter
Pelkey
On this eight day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Jared Orlando Son of James Carter of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford And Orphey Carey his wife, And Ellen daughter of Lewis Pelkey of Clarenceville in the District of Bedford Painter And Ann Burges his wife, Were married by me in presents of subscribing
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Henry Carter; Sarah E. Carter
Parties: <signed> Jared O. Carter; Ellen Pellkey

(Image 79)
Burial
Woghan[?]
On this twenty third day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight,
Mary Woghan[?] of St Armand in the District of Bedford who died on the twenty first of the month aforesaid was buried by me in the presents of subscribing
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Nelson Vincent; J. H. Smith

I do certify that the above Register is perfectly correct. <signed> William Scales

(Image 80 – cover, Methodist Church At Frelighsburg, Year 1869
(Image 81 – Index)
(Image 82 – explanation of contents, . . . The Reverend William Scales Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation in the Frelighsburg Mission . . .


(Image 83)
Burial
Willson
On this ninth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine, Cathren Stineoure wife of George Willson of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford Farmer, Who died on the seventh day of the month and year aforesaid, Was buried by me in presents of the subscribing witnesses.
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Morencie Gardener; James Elliott

(Image 83)
Baptism
Scales
On this fourteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine Edward John Son of William Scales of St Armands East in the District of Bedford Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, And Sarah Smith Kneeshaw his wife, Born on the fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Was baptized by me in presents of the subscribing witnesses
<signed> John Davies
Witnesses: William Scales; Sarah S. Scales

(Image 84)
Burial
Stanley
William Stanley of St Armands Centre in the District of Bedford Farmer who died on the twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine, Aged seventy four years, Was buried by me on this twenty fifth of the month and year aforsaid.
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Henry Bowker; Henery E. Stanley

(Image 85)
Marriage of C. E. Carpenter & C. Miner
Charles Edwin Carpenter, Farmer of St Armand East in the district of Bedford and Province of Quebec, Bachelor, and Clarissa Miner, of the same place, Spinster, were married after due publication of Banns, on the ninth day of March one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine
By me, <signed> John Davies
Witnesses: <signed> C. E. Carpenter; C. Miner; W. Seaton; E. W. Leach; H. H. Hibbard; Edna Carpenter; C. K. Miner

(Image 85)
Baptism
S. H. Whitman
Simon Herbert, Son of Simon R. Whitman of St Armand East, District of Bedford And Nancy Powers his wife, Born on the twenty first day of May One thousand eight hundred and sixty seven. Baptised by me this twenty fourth day of March One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine.
<signed> William Scales Minister
<signed> S. R. Whitman; Nancy Whitman

(Image 86)
Baptism
R. H. Whitman
Rodman Homer, Son of Simon Rodman Whitman of St Armand East, in the District of Bedford, And Nancy Powers his wife Born on the twenty third day of January in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and sixty two, Baptised by me this twenty fourth day of March, One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> S. R. Whitman; Nancy Whitman

(Image 86)
Baptism
S. R. Whitman
Silas Rollin Son of Simon R. Whitman of St Armands East District of Bedford and Nancy Powers his wife, Born on the sixth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine. Baptised by me on this Twenty fourth day of March in the year aforesaid
<signed> William Scales, Minister
<signed> S. R. Whitman; Nancy Whitman

(Image 87)
Baptism of Noble Nelson Vincent
Noble Nelson, son of Nelson Leonard Vincent, Farmer, of St. Armand East, in the District of Bedford and of Mary Ann Noble, his wife, was born on the seventh of May one thousand eight hundred and forty five, and was baptized on the twenty fifth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine in presence of the subscribing witnesses,
By me, <signed> John Davies, Wesleyan Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Noble N. Vincent; Amy Holden; Mary S. Davies; Hattie M. Holden

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Baptism
Jackson
On this twenty seventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine Albert Edward Son of the Rev. Samuel Jackson of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford. And Lucina B. Pearce his wife, Born September the twenty fifth, One thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, Was baptised by me in presents of subscribing witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Samuel Jackson; Franklin Pearce

(Image 89)
Burial
Miner
On this third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine Everett Giles son of Wellington Miner of St Armands East farmer And Cynthia Jane Abbott his wife, Who died on the first day of July in the year aforsaid was buried by me in presents of subscribing witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> Allin W. Miner; C. C. Abbott

(Image 90)
Burial
Mitchel
On this first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine Heman Mitchell of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford farmer, Who died on the twenty ninth day of July in the year aforesaid. Was buried by me in presents of subscribing witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Homer Mitchell; E. J. Briggs

(Image 90)
Baptism
Mitchell
David Nash son of the late Heman Mitchell in his lifetime Yeoman And of Hellen Phelps his wife, Was born the second day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine. And baptised this twenty sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine. In the township of Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec by me
for Wm. Scales, <signed> S. Jackson, Ass't. Min.
Witnesses: <signed> Hellen Mitchell; Mary Scott

(Image 91)
Robert Son of the late Heman Mitchell in his life time yeoman And Hellen Phelps his wife, of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec Was born on the twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight sixty five. And baptised the twenty sixth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine by me
for Wm. Scales, <signed> S. Jackson, Ass't. Min.
Witnesses: <signed> Hellen Mitchell; Mary A. Scott

(Image 92)
Baptism
Mitchell
Florance May daughter of the late Heman Mitchell in his life time yeoman And Hellen Phelps his wife of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec Was born on the twenty eighth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight, And baptised the twenty sixth day of August One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine, by me
for Wm. Scales, <signed> S. Jackson, Ass't. Min.
Witnesses: <signed> Hellen Mitchell; Mary A. Scott

(Image 93 – blank page)

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Marriage
Blinn
Briggs
On this twenty second of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine, Charles Edward Son of Nathan Manly Blinn Esq. of Stanbridge in the district of Bedford, And Adeline Locke his wife, And Charlotte B. daughter of Elijah J. Briggs Esq. of the place aforesaid And Dyntha Mansell his wife Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing
<signed> W. H. Briggs; Mary A. Smith; H. A. Blinn; M. A. Gales; C. E. Blinn; C. B. Briggs
<signed> William Scales, Minister

I do certify that this is a faithfull regester of the Baptisms, Marriages and Burials which have taken place on my Mission during the year 1869.
<signed> M. Scales, W. M. Minister

(Image 95 – cover 1870)
(Image 96 – Index to Baptisms)
(Image 97 – explanation of contents, . . . The Reverend William Scales Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation . . .)

(Image 98)
Burrial
Smith
On this thirty first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Abigal Lovicy daughter of James H. Smith of St Armands East Secretary-treasurer of Frelighsburg, And Emily H. Holden his wife, Who died on the twenty ninth day of the month and year aforesaid, Was burried by me in the presents of subscribing witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> J. H. Smith; Orin Holden

(Image 99)
Baptism
Chandler
On this first day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Avra Holden Son of Linus L. Chandler of Brome in the District of Bedford Farmer, And Martha Jane Holden his wife Born on the twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine. Was baptised by me in the presents of subscribing witnesses.
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Linus Leavens Chandler; J. H. Smith

(Image 100)
Marriage
Vernal
Gage
On this fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy. Anson Bird Vernal, Son of Harvy Vernal of Brome in the county of Brome in the District of Bedford farmer And Henryetta Hazzeltine his wife, And Azubia Gage daughter of Leeman Gage of the township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi and District of Bedford farmer And Sarah Y. Fordice his wife, Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing Witnesses: <signed> Allen B. Gage; Sarah L. Holden
Parties: <signed> Anson Bird Vernal; Azubia Gage
<signed> William Scales, Minister

Frelighsburg, Methodist Church of Canada
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1864-1877

Images 101-125

(Image 125)
Marriage
Jenne
Deming
On this nineteenth day April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, George Clarke son of Gilbert E. Jenne of Sutton in the County of Brome Farmer, And Rosanah Goff his wife, And Jane Eliza daughter of Alpheus Deming of St Armand in the County of Missisqoi Farmer, And Lucinda Chapman his wife, Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> Alpheus N. Deming; Cordelia E. Deming
Parties: <signed> George C. Jennie; Jane E. Deming
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 102)
Burial
Schofield
On this first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, Amanda Schofield of St Armand East in the County of Missqoi in the District of Bedford, Who died May the twenty seventh in the year aforesaid, Was burried by me in the presents of subscribing Witnesses
<signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Wm. C. Schofield; A. L. James

(Image 103)
Marriage
Hurlburt
Briggs
On this fifteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Joseph Haywood Hurburt of Pearceton in the township of Stanbridge, County of Missisqoi, Province of Quebec, And Alice Mary Briggs of the same place, Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> John Bandfield Kirrk[?]; Alsha Briggs
Parties: <signed> Joseph H. Hurburt; Alice Mary Briggs
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 104)
Baptism
Russel
Alfred Russel of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisqoi and Province of Quebec. Son of Alfred K. Russel and Percy Scogel his wife Was born on the twenty fifth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five Was baptised by me, on the twelfth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and seventy. In presents of subscribing Witnesses
<signed> A. K. Russel; Percy Russel
<signed> Saml. Jackson for Wm. Scales, Minister

(Image 105)
Burial
Calahan
James Judson Calahan son of John Calahan and Mary A. Reid his wife, of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisqoi and Province of Quebec Died on the twenty second and was buried on the twenty fifth days of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy. In presents of subscribing witnesses, by me
Witnesses: <signed> John Hall; Eunice Hunt
<signed> Saml. Jackson for W. Scales, Minister

(Image 106)
Baptism
Scales
On this twenty first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Amelia Holgate, Daughter of the Rev William Scales of St Armand East in the County of Missisqoi, Born on the twelfth day of March in the year aforesaid, Was baptised by me in the presents of the subscribing witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> William Scales; Sarah S. Scales
<signed> Thomas M. Constable, Minister

(Image 107)
Burial
Cross
On this fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, Nelson William, Son of Gillman Cross of St Armand East, Province of Quebec Farmer, And Mary Ann Thompson his wife in her lifetime, Who died on the third day of the month aforesaid Was buried by me in presents of the subscribing witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> Gillman Cross; Rodney Holden
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 108)
Burial
Bell
On this nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Jane daughter of Thomas Bell of Dunham in the Province of Quebec Farmer And Mary Graham his wife Who died on the seventeenth day of the month aforesaid, Was buried by me in the presents of subscribing witnesses
Witnesses> <signed> Thomas Bell, Mary Graham
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 109)
Burial
Bickford
On this twenty fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy Abner Bickford of Stanbridge in the County of Missisqoi in the Province of Quebec Farmer, Who died on the twenty third of the month aforesaid, In the ninety fourth year of his age, Was buried by me in the presents of the subscribing witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> Daniel D. Bickford; Amanda L. Bickford
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 110)
Marriage
Gallup
Draper
On this fifth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, Francis Darwin Gallup of Burlington Vermont, Draper, And Mary Ann Draper of St Armand East in the County of Missisqoi, District of Bedford, Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing Witnesses
Witnesses: <signed> Earnest Augustas Draper; Mary Amelia Chadburn
Parties: <signed> Francis D. Gallup; Mary A. Draper
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 111)
I do certify that the foregoing is a true and faithfull record of the Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials performed by me during the year 1870
<signed> W. Scales

(Image 112 – cover, Methodist Church at Frelighsburg, Year 1871)
(Image 113 - Index)
(Image 114 – explanation of contents, . . . the Reverend William Scales Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation in the Frelighsburg Mission . . .)

(Image 115)
Marriage
Poulton
Carter
On this second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, George Poulton of Sherbrook in the District of St Francis, Engraver, And Sarah Ann Carter of St Armand East in the District of Bedford, Where Married by me in the presents of subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> Marshal Armstrong; E. Carter
Parties: <signed> George Poulton; Sarah Carter
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 116)
Burial
Chandler
On this twentieth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Avra Holden, son of Linas Chandler of Brome in the County of Brome and District of Bedford, Farmer, And Martha Holden his Wife, Who died on the seventeenth of the month aforesaid, Was buried by me in the presents of subscribing witnesses.
Witnesses: <signed> Artemas Holden; Helen Holden
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 117)
Marriage
Armstrong
Nobles
On this twenty fourth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one William, son of Alexander Armstrong of St Armand East in the County of Missisqoi District of Bedford, And Mary Ann Nobles of Birkshire Vermont, Where married by me in presents of subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> George Wells; Sarah Scales
<signed> William Armstrong; Mary Ann Nobles
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 118)
Burial
Tibault
On this fifteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Joseph Tibault of Stanbridge in the county of Missisqoi in the District of Bedford, Who died on the fourteenth of the month aforesaid, Was burried by the Rev Samuel Jackson for me, In presents of Subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> Erastus Chandler; Morency Gardner
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 119)
Burrial
Harris
Leon, son of Mervin Martin Harris and Debora Harriet Martindale his wife, of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisqoi and Province of Quebec, Died on the fifteenth and was burried on the seventeenth days of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, By me Samuel Jackson
for me <signed> William Scales, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Asa Martindale; L. Baker

(Image 120)
Burial
Baker
On this twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one Benijah Baker of Stanbridge in the County of Missisqoi District of Bedford, Who died on the twenty first day of the month aforesaid, Was burried by me in the presents of subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> E. D. Briggs; O. J. Briggs
<signed> William Scales, Minister

(Image 121)
Marriage
Douglas
Finley
On this first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Edwin Douglas of Montreal in the Province of Quebec, And Isabela Matilda Finley of Dunham in the County of Missisqoi Province of Quebec, Were Married by me in the presents of subscribing
Witnesses: <signed> John Macnish; Jennie[?] Finley
Parties: <signed> Edwin Douglas; Matilda Finley
<signed> William Scales

(Image 122)
Birth
Annie Kidd, daughter of Alexander Watt of the East Parish and County of Missisqoi Bedford District was born February the twenty eight one thousand eight hundred and seventy one and baptized July the twentieth of the same year.
<signed> Thos. Bell, W. M. Minister
<signed> Alex Watt; Alisan Arbuckle

(Image 123)
Buried
Mary H. Rice, wife of Ira Rogers, Blacksmith of the Township of Stanbridge and Province of Quebec having died May the eleventh was buried by the Rev. Samuel Jackson in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> L. Gardner; E. J. Briggs
<signed> Thos. Bell, Wesleyan Minister

(Image 123)
Burial of Nancy Brown
Nancy Brown, relict of the late Jacob Sager of the Parish of St Armand West in the Co. of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec died on the eighth and was burried on the tenth days of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy by me
<signed> Samuel Jackson, Minister
Wits: <signed> Alice Powers; James N. Sager

(Image 124)
Buried
Myrtie
Orelia, infant daughter of Daniel D. Bickford of the Township of Stanbridge and Province of Quebec and Amanda Stanhope, his wife, having died was buried July the twenty Seventh one thousand eight hundred and Seventy one, in presence of the following witnesses:   Aged two months
<signed> Daniel D. Bickford; Amanda J. Bickford
<signed> Thos. Bell, Wesleyan Minister

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Married
Cunningham
Crothers
On the sixth of September one thousand eight hundred and Seventy one Charles R. Cunningham, Son of Homer Cunningham of the Township of Sutton and Eveline Stimpson his wife and Margret Crothers daughter of George Crothers and Mary Allen his wife of the Township of St Armand were, by dispensation of License, maried by me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thos. Bell
<signed> Charles R. Cunningham; Margaret Crothers
Witnesses: <signed> J. Collins; William L. Fadden

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Marriage Cleveland and Free
On the ninth of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy one W.W. Cleveland, son of John D. Cleveland and Abi White, his wife, of the State of Vermont, and Lucy M. Free, daughter of C. R. Free and Maria Ayer of the Township of Stanbridge and District of Bedford, were, with dispensation of license, married by me in presence of the following witnesses.
Thomas Bell Minister
W W Cleveland and L M Free and G L Free and J A Free

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Married Lawrence and Holden
On the thirteenth of September, one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Edwin E. Lawrence, son of Erastis Lawrence and Sarah Harvey, of the Township of Stickley and the County of Shefford, and Flora E. Holden, daughter of Rodney Holden of the Township of St. Armand and District of Bedford, and Mary Dunning, his wife, were with dispensation of License, married by and in presence of the following witnesses: Thomas Bell, Wesleyan Methodist Minister
Witnesses: Ernest Holden and Sorinda Smith Wm R Lawrence

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Truax and Holden
On the seventh of November, one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Charles E. Truax, Son of Elias Truax, Franklin, Vermont, U. States, and Lucinda Holden his wife of the first part; and Sarah Louisa Holden, daughter of Artemus Holden of St. Armand Township, County of Missisquoi and Abegail Gage his wife, were by dispensation of License, married by me in presence of the following witnesses: Thomas Bell Minister
Witnesses: Rodney Holden and Noble N. Vincent

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Baptism of Carlos P. Jackson
Carlos Pierce, son of Samuel Jackson minister of the Gospel, and Lucina Bethana Pierce his wife of the township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec was born on the seventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy and baptized on the fifteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me.
 W. M. Minister
Witnesses: Samuel Jackson and L. B. Jackson

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Marriage Deming and Folsom
On the seventh of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy one Chauncy A. Deming, son of J. Edward Deming and Minerva Davis his wife of the township of St. Armand and District of Bedford and Province of Quebec, and Martha, daughter of Taylor Fulsom, of Swanton, Vermont, U.S. , were, by authority of Marriage License, married by me in presence of following witnesses.
Chauncy A. Deming and Martha A Folsom
Witnesses: Peter Smith and M. O. Hart

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Burial of John Edward Sayer
John Edward Sayer, yeoman of the Parish St. Armand West, County of Missisquoi, and Province of Quebec died on the eleventh and was buried on the thirteenth days of November in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and seventy one by me. Samuel Jackson Minister.
Witnesses: James N. Sagel and Alice Powers
Died Smith
Shubael Smith of the township of St. Armand East – died October the seventh one thousand eight hundred and seventy one.
Minister Thos Bell
Witnesses Ira A Smith and Betsey M. Smith

 Image 132

Died Eccles
On the thirteenth of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy one, Hannah Eccles, widow of Richard Eccles of the Township of St. Armand was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses.

Thos Bell Minister

Witnesses: Edward Titteman and Artimas Holden Jr.

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Cover sheet for 1872 Methodist Church at Frelighsburg

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Folio No.              Index
                2              Bell, Joseph
                3              Bridge, R.
                10           Briggs, D.
                13           Best, W. H.
                6              Cudlipp, I.
                11           Clement, E.
                17           Christten, M. C.
                9              Dunning, E.
                7              Fair, I. G.
                16           Fairfield, S.
                5              Johnson, P.
                8              Levette, C.  Levette, S. 14
                16           Lawrence, E. A.
                1-3-4      Stinheour, D. P. and children
                8              Free, E
                11           Tittemore, G.
                18           Phelps, D.
                6              Woodward, O.
                                Smith, L. G.

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This book containing Twenty Four Folios or double pages was this day presented by the Reverend Thomas Bell Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Congregation in the Frelighsburg Mission to serve as a register of the Acts of Baptism Marriages and Burials to be performed by him of his successors in office during the year one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two and was this day authenticated with the seal of the Superior Court for Lower Canada, in the district of Bedford and the signature of the undersigned Deputy Prothonotary of the said court. Done at Nelsonville, this second day of January one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two. * Unknown *

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Folio 2

Baptism David Purly Stinehour, son of David P. Stinehour of the Township of St. Armand County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and of Eliza Valentine his wife was baptized February the fourth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two in presence of the following witnesses. W Minister Thos. Bell

Witnesses: Rodney Holden and James Smith

Baptism Laura Ella Baggett

Laura Ella, daughter of Erastus Baggett of the U.S. and Pametra Ripley his wife was baptized February the fourth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two in presence of the following witnesses. W Minister Thos. Bell
Witnesses: Rodney Holden and James Smith

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Baptism Joseph Robert Bell

Joseph Robert son of Thomas Bell, Minister in the Wesleyan Methodist Church and of Sarah McCallum his wife, was born the third day of July one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-one and was baptized this ninth day of February one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two, in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me. Minister John Borland

Witnesses: Thomas Bell and Sarah McCallum

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Folio 3

Baptism Stinehour
Norman Purly Stinehour, son of David Purly Stinehour of the Township St. Armand County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Laura Ella Daggett his wife, was born February the fifteenth one-thousand eight-hundred and sixty-nine and baptized February the sixteenth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two. Minister Thomas Bell
Witnesses: David Purly Stinehour and Laura Ella Daggett

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Baptism Lena Gertrude Smith

Lena Gertrude, daughter of James H. Smith of the Township of St. Armand East and Emily Holden his wife was born the twenty-first of November one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-one and baptized on the first of April one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thomas Bell
Witnesses: J. H. Smith and E. H. Smith

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Folio 4

Baptism Viola Hattie Stinehour

Viola Hattie, daughter of David Purly Stinehour of the Township of St. Armand County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Laura Ella Daggett his wife was born July eighteenth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy and baptized on the sixteenth of February one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two. Minister Thomas Bell
Witnesses: David Purly Stinehour and Laura Ella Daggett

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Died

* Peleg * Johnson
* Peleg * Johnson of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi died on the twenty-second of March and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses on the twenty-fourth of March one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two. Minister Thos. Bell
Witnesses: Bliss T. Johnson and Alva Johnson

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Folio 5
Marriage

Bridge and Bell
On the twentieth of March one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two Jesse R. Bridge, son of Samuel R. Bridge of the Township of St. Armand County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Mary Bell daughter of Thomas Bell of Dunham Missisquoi Quebec and  Abigail A. Barber his wife were, by dispensation of License, married by me in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thos. Bell
Jesse Russell Bridge and Mary Bell
Witnesses: Edward W. Bridge and * Lauren * * Ingalls *

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On the first of May one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two O. H. Woodard, son of Orland Woodard of the Township of Dunham and Mary Eliza Thompson his wife and Ann M. Armington daughter of Joseph G. Golana and Lovina Traver his wife, were by dispensation of License married by me in the presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thomas Bell
O. H. Woodard and A. M. Armington
Witnesses: O. * B * Woodard and S. A. * H? *

Image 144

Folio 6

On the twenty-fifth of June one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two James H., son of James Cudlipp of * Jersy * England and Mary Johnson his wife and Alice C. daughter of Joseph * ?erner * of the Township of St. Armand, County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, were, by dispensation of License married by me in presence of the following witnesses. Thomas Bell Minister
James H. Cudlipp and Alice Caroline Verner
Witnesses: S. Webster and * ? * Landsberg

Image 145

Folio 7

Married
On the second of July one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two James George Fair, son of Thomas Fair of Dunham, Missisquoi and Margret Thompson his wife and Louisa Beattie of Dunham daughter of Crawford Beattie of Dunham Missisquoi and Jane Parker his wife were by authority of License married by me in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thomas Bell
James George Fair and Louise Beattie
Witnesses: Rebecca Beattie and John Beattie

Image 146

Burial

Electa Free, daughter of Caleb Free, of the Township of Stanbridge, and District of Bedford and Dorcas Barbie his wife was buried by me, on the twenty-sixth of March in the year of our Lord one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thomas Bell
Witnesses: E. J. Briggs and H. B. Kemp

Image 147

Folio 8

Burial

Dyntha Briggs wife of Elijah Briggs of Stanbridge East in the District of Bedford (see Page 10)

Died

Cyntha daughter of Joel Levette of the Township of Potten and County of Sheffort and Harriet Whitman his wife – died August the thirteenth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thos. Bell
Witnesses: Hiram Leavitt and Caroline Leavitt

Image 148


Elizabeth Dunning wife of Benjamin R. Dunning died July the twenty-sixth one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two and was buried by in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thos. Bell
Witnesses:  Rodney Holden and E. A. Holden

Image 149

Folio 9

Buried

Gilmon Cross of the Township of St. Armand and County of Missisquoi died on the tenth of July one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two and was buried by me on the twelfth of same month in presence of the following witnesses. Minister Thos. Bell
Witnesses:  Rodney Holden and E. A. Holden

Image 150

(Image 151)
Died
Ernest H. Son of Henry Clement of St Armand East and County of Missisquoi and Eliza Jane Whitney his wife died on the twenty eight of August.
Also Sarah Frances Clement died on the third of September of the Same year, one thousand eight hundred and seventy two and were buried by me in presence of the following
Witnesses: <signed> A. Clement; D. P. Clement
<signed> Thomas Bell

(Image 152)
Died
George Tittamore of the Township of St Armend and County Missisquoi died on the seventeenth of September one thousand eight hundred and Seventy two and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Edward Tittemore; Mary E. Deline
<signed> Thomas Bell

(Image 153)
Married
On the Second of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and Seventy two William Henry Best Son of John Henry Best of the Township of Sutton and County of Broome, Quebec and Lucy D. Nichols daughter of E. G. Nichols of the County of Franklin State of Vermont and N. A. Hoadly his wife were, by dispensation of License, Married by me in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> William Henry Best; Lucy Diantha Nichols
<signed> J. C. Chadburn; Julia Chadburn

(Image 154)
Died
John Leavitte of the Township of Dunham and County of Missisquoi died on the thirtieth of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy two and was buried by me on the Second of December of the same year in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> Rodney Holden; J. S. Smith

(Image 155)
Ella Amelia, daughter of Edwin E. Lawrence of Lawrenceville, Township of Eli County Sheffort and Flora E. Holden his wife, was born the sixteenth of July one thousand eight hundred and Seventy two and baptized by me on the twenty fifth of December of the Same year.
<signed> Thos. Bell
<signed> Edwin E. Lawrence; Flora E. Holden

(Image 156)
Marriage of Samuel Fairfield and Hellen Ann Phelps
[Note on page: This entry made before noticing that the book was only to be used for the year 1872 has been copied into the register for 1873. <signed> Samuel Jackson]

(Image 157)
Marriage of Matthias Chester Christler and Catherine Johanna Reid
[Note on page: This entry has also been copied into the register for 1873 and is canceled in this. <signed> Samuel Jackson]

(Image 158)
Burial of Dorcas Phelps
[Note on page: This last entry made by error in this book has been copied into the proper register for 1873. <signed> Samuel Jackson]

(Image 159 – cover, Methodist Church at Frelighsburg, Year 1873
(Image 160 – Index)
(Image 161 – explanation of contents, . . . the Reverend Thomas Bell Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church Frelighsburg Circuit . . .)

(Image 162)
Marriage of Samuel Fairfield and Helen Ann Phelps
Marriage of Samuel Fairfield Yeoman of the Parish of St. Sebastin and Helen Ann Phelps, widow of the Late Heman Mitchel of the Township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi, Province of Quebec and dominion of Canad were joined together in holy Matrimony by authority of license on the twenty third day of January at the hour of six of the clock in the after noon in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three in presence of the Subscribing Witnesses by
<signed> Samuel Jackson W.M.M. for Thos. Bell
<signed> Samuel Fairfield; Helen Ann Phelps
<signed> H. B. Leach; Caroline Leach

(Image 163)
Marriage of Matthias Chester Christler and C. J. Reid
Matthias Chester Christler, Machinist of the Township Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi province of Quebec and dominion of Canada and Catherine Johanna Reid of the same place were joined together in holy Matrimony on the twenty seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three by authority of banns in presence of the subscribing witnesses by
<signed> Samuel Jackson W.M.M. for Thos. Bell
<signed> Matthias C. Christler; Catharine Johannah Reid
<signed> Thomas M. McKenny; Julia Reid McKenny

(Image 164)
Burial of Dorcas Phelps
Dorcas Phelps of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada Died on the twenty fifth and was buried on the twenty seventh days of January in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three in the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
<signed> Thomas Bell, Minister
Witnesses: <signed> Samuel Jackson; E. J. Briggs

(Image 165)
Marriage
William Burt & Susan Taylor
On the fifteenth day of February at the hour of half past two in the afternoon, in the year one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, on thirty sixth of her Majesties reign, William son of William Burt of Wisconsin, and Dorthy Barns his wife, and Susan Taylor daughter of Orange Taylor of Fletcher State of Vermont, and Susan Stratchan his wife, were by dispensation of License married by me in presence of the Subscribing witnesses:
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> William Burt; Susan Taylor
<signed> Sylvester Wood; J. Harrington
[Note at bottom: This is a duplicate copy taken from my register at Frelighsburg in the Wesleyan Parsonage. See Folio Thirty of that Book. <signed> Thomas Bell]

(Image 166)
Marriage
Joshua Geer, E. E. Drew
On the twenty Seventh day of February, at the hour of twenty minutes past four, and in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, Joshua Geer, Son of John Geer, City of Lincoln, England and Cyndonia Fish his wife, and Emily Eliza Drew, daughter of James Drew of St. George of Clarenceville, and S. A. Johnson his wife, and widow of the late H. V. Martin of St. George of Clarenceville, County of Missisquoi; were, by dispensation of License, Married by me, in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thomas Bell, Minister
<signed> Joshua Geer; Emily E. Drew; Jno. Hunt; Henry Gay

(Image 167)
Baptism
On the eighteenth of March one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, Luna Adele, daughter of H. H. Soule of the Township of St Armend East and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and H. M. Haws his wife was baptized by me in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thomas Bell, Minister
<signed> H. H. Soule; H. M. Soule

(Image 168)
Baptism
On the eighteenth of March one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, Agnus Maria, daughter of H. H. Soule of the Township of St Armend East and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and H. M. Haws his wife was baptised by me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thos. Bell
The infant A. M. died on the twenty first of the Same month of Said year.
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> H. H. Soule; H. M. Soule

(Image 169)
Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Mounette, of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, and Amelia [last name illegible], his wife, died on the thirteenth of April and was buried on the fifteenth of the Same month in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three by me in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> for Thos Bell, Samuel Jackson
<signed> Thomas Wood; B. M. Lambkin

(Image 170)
Persis, relict of the lat Wm. Scagel and daughter of the late Abner Bickford and Betsy Preston his wife, was born in the State of Vermont on the third of January one thousand eight hundred and one and was baptized July the twentieth one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three in presence of the following witnesses
by me <signed> Samuel Jackson
Witnesses: <signed. A. K. Russell; g. O. Russell

(Image 171)
Baptism of Geo. Oscar Russell
George Oscar son of Alfred K. Russell and Persis Scagel his wife was born in Stanbridge in the Pro. of Quebec on the twenty-third day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty and baptized on the twentieth day of July in the year A.D. one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me for Thos. Bell
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> A. K. Russell; G. O. Russell

(Image 172)
Baptism of
Emma P. and Gardner A. R. Russell
Emma Philenia daughter of Geo. Oscar Russell and Martha Amelia Reid his wife was born in Stanbridge on the fifteenth day of January A.D. one thousand Eight hundred and sixty-six and baptized on the twentieth day of July one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three
Also: Gardner Archibald Reid son of Geo. O. Russel and Martha Amelia Reid his wife was born in the same place on the ninteenth day of July one thousand Eight hundred and seventy and baptized on the twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand and seventy three in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me for Thos. Bell
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> A. K. Russell

(Image 173)
Baptism of Cyril A. Christler and Chester M. Christler
Cyril Arthur Son of William Aaron Christler and Nancy Ann Reid his wife was born on the Eighth day of February Eighteen hundred and sixty-six and
Chester Matthias son of the said William Aaron Christler and of Nancy Ann Reid his wife was born on the twenty fifth day of January Eighteen hundred and seventy and were both baptized on the twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three, in Stanbridge where they were born, done in presence of the subscribing witnesses
<signed> for Thos Bell, Samuel Jackson
<signed> A. K. Russell; G. O. Russell

(Image 174)
Died
Maria Ayer, wife of Caleb Tree [? or Free] of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, died on the twenty third of August one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, and was buried on the twenty fifth of the Same month by me, in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thomas Bell, Minister
<signed> Geo. W. Ayer; Mary Ayer

(Image 175)
Died
Ira Davies, Yeoman of the Township of Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, died on the twenty-seventh, and was buried on the twenty-ninth days of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three, in the presence of the following witnesses, by me, for Thos. Bell.
<signed> Samuel Jackson, Asst. Minister
<signed> E. J. Briggs; Albert Jenne

Folio 10

Burial of Dyantha Munsell wife of E. J. Briggs

Dyntha / Briggs wife of Elijah J. Briggs of Stanbridge East District of Bedford and County of Missisquoi was buried by me on the twenty-sixth of August in the year of our Lord one-thousand eight-hundred and seventy-two. Witnessed by – F.  Pierce and L. B. Jackson

Minister Thomas Bell

Frelighsburg, Methodist Church of Canada
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1864-1877

Images 176-200

(Image 176)
Died, Burdett
Edward Earnest, Son of John Burdett of England and Maria Alfred his wife died on the thirteenth of October one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thos. Bell
<signed> Joseph Powers; Eliza Powers

(Image 177)
Died, Hurlburt
Almon R. Hurlbut of St Armend East County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec died on the thirtieth of October one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three and burried by me in the presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thos. Bell, Minister
<signed> Chauncey A. Deming; Martha E. Deming

(Image 178)
Died, Burdett
David Hudson, Son of John Burdett of England and Maria Alfred his wife died November the Second and was buried November the 4[?] and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thos. Bell
<signed> Joseph Powers; Eliza Powers

(Image 179)
Baptism, Chandler
Calista Gardner wife of Cyral Chandler of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi was baptized by me on the ninth of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy three in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> Hannah J. Gardner; Mary J. Currie

(Image 180)
Died and was Buried, David G. Martindale
David G. Martindale of the Township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi, province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the eleventh and was buried on the thirteenth days of November in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by
<signed> Samuel Jackson, Asst. Minister
<signed> Albert Jenne; Olive Phelps

(Image 181)
Married
On the twelfth of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy three, Homer L. Shepard, Son of Thomas James Shepard of the Township of St. Armend East and County of Missisquoi, farmer and Jarusha Jennie his wife; and Jennie Dyke, daughter of Taylor Benjamin Dyke of Frelighsburg Village Township or Parish of St Armend East and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, Emily Johnson his wife, were by dispensation of License Married by me in presence of the subscribing witnesses.

<signed> Thomas Bell, Minister Officiating
<signed> Homer L. Shepard; Jennie S. Dyke Shepard
Witnesses: <signed> J. N. Shepard; M. L. Shepard

(Image 182)
Death & Burial of George Willson
George Willson, formerly of the Township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi, Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the Eighth day and was buried on the ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three in presence of the Subscribing witnesses by
<signed> Samuel Jackson, Ast. Minister
<signed> Albert Jenne; Frank Frappy

(Image 183 – cover, Wesleyan Methodist Church, Frelighsburg, 1874)
(Image 184 – Index to Baptisms)
(Image 185 – explanation of contents, . . . the Reverend Thomas Bell Minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church Frelighsburg Circuit . . .)

(Image 186)
Baptism of George Arthur Jackson
George Arthur, son of Samuel Jackson, minister of the gospel, and Lucina B. Pierce his wife, of the township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec was born on the twenty-first day of March and baptized on the seventeenth of August in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy three in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
<signed> Thomas Bell
Witnesses: <signed> Samuel Jackson; L. B. Jackson
N.B. the above record was omitted in copying into the annual from the perpetual register kept at the parsonage.

(Image 187)
Marriage, Bockus & Brown
On the sixth February In the year one thousand eight hundred and Seventy four George G. Bockus son of Peter Bockus of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada and Margaret Rhynara [? or Rhynard] his wife; and Marie Ann Brown, daughter of James Brown of Stanbridge, County Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada and Catherine Rhyneheart his wife, were, by dispensation of License, married by me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thomas Bell, W. Minister
<signed> George G. Bockus; [signature illegible]
<signed: John Capsey; A. E. Bockus

(Image 188)
Buried, White
On the ninth of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy four, W. A. White, Son of Thomas White of the Township of St Armend East and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, and Mary Armstrong his wife, died and was buried by me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> Rodney Holden; Olivier Benoit

(Image 189)
On the twenty fourth of February one Thousand eight hundred and Seventy four, William E. Scott, Son of Moris Scott of Quebec City and Lucy Guay his wife and Mary Ann Christie daughter of David Christie of Cowansville, Missisquoi and his wife, were by dispensation of License married by me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thos. Bell, W. Minister
<signed> W. G. Scott; M. A. Christie
<signed> M? Larose; L. Scott

(Image 190)
Buried
On the eleventh of February, one Thousand eight hundred and Seventy four, William, Son of Adam Casey of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi and Mary McKee his wife died and was buried on the thirteenth of the Same month by the Rev. S. Jackson for me in presence of the following witnesses
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> E. J. Briggs; John Burnett

(Image 191)
Death
On the fifth of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy four Hiram Rogers of the Township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec died and was buried on the eght [eight] of the Same month of the Same year by Rev Samuel Jackson Assistant Minister for me in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> E. J. Briggs; Moses Corey

(Image 192)
On the Seventeenth of March one thousand eight hundred and Seventy four Julius, Son of Samuel Macey of the Township of St Armend East and county of Missisquoi and province of Quebec and Jane Vaughan his wife and Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Dallas of St Armend East County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec and Margaret Derby his wife, were by dispensation of License Married by me in presence of the following witnesses.
<signed> Julius W. Macey; Elizabeth Dallas
<signed> Abel Dallas; Maggie Dallas
<signed> Thomas Bell

(Image 193)
Baptism
On the eleventh of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy four, Albert H. Bridge, Son of Samuel R. Bridge of the St. Armend East Parish and District of Bedford and A. A. Barber his wife was baptized by me in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thos. Bell, Minister
<signed> L. R. Bridg; A. A. Bridge

(Image 194)
Died
On the twentieth of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy four, Lydia relic of Peleg Johnson of Stanbridge Ridge in the Township of Stanbridge, District of Bedford died and was buried by me on the twenty second  of the same month in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thomas Bell
<signed> Alva Johnson; C. L. Lornborga

(Image 195)
Baptism
On the twenty eight of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Seventy four, Lorinda Achsa, daughter of Ira Smith of Frelighsburg in the Parish of St Armend East and Betsy Smith his wife, was born on the second day of April in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and fifty five, was baptized by me in presence of the following witnesses:
<signed> Thos. Bell
<signed> Lorinda Smith; Ira H. Smith; Betsey M. Smith

(Image 196)
Marriage
Felix Posey (Batchelor), of the Township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi in the Province of Quebec; and Clara Broe of the same Township, County, and Province (Spinster), were by me joined together in holy matrimony, by authority of Licens, in presence of the Subscribing Witnesses, on this sixth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seventy-four
<signed> Samuel Jackson, Minister
<signed> Felix Posey; Clara Broe
<signed> Matthias C. Christtie; Peff[?] V. Rice

(Image 197)
Burial A. J. Moor
Ann Jenny Moor, daughter of Josiah Moor, of Stanbridge Village and of Leah Moor his wife, died at Stanbridge Village on the 22nd August and was buried on the 25th August 1876 in the presence of the following witnesses by me
<signed> Wm. English
<signed> E. J. Briggs; Hannah G. Briggs

(Image 198)
On the first day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, Merril Egbert Carpenter bachelor, son of Edwin Carpenter, farmer of Abbott's Corner Parish of St Armand East, and Olive Farnam his wife, of the one part, and Alice Hatte Schofield spinster daughter of Columbas Schofield farmer of the same place, and Ellis Deming his wife; of the other part, both being of legal age, and having been duly Published, Were joined together in the holy estate of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses, by me
<signed> Richard Robinson
<signed> M. E. Carpenter; A. H. Scofield
<signed> E. E. Tracy; H. S. Hibbard

(Image 199)
Ely Rogers, Yeoman of the Township of Stanbridge in the District of Bedford and Province of Quebec, Bachelor, died on the tenth and was buried on the twelvth days of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Seventy four by me
<signed> Samuel Jackson
Done in presence of
Witnesses: <signed> E. H. Rodgers; Norman Corey Jr.

(Image 200)
Marriage
On the fourth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four,Harlow Reed widower, farmer of the Township of Sutton in the County of Brome, son of the late Zadok Reed and Olive Schofield his wife of the one part; and Eleanor C. Bridge spinster, daughter of the late Freeman Bridge farmer of the Parish of St Armand East, County of Mississquoi, and Ayubah Whitney his wife, of the other part, after due Publication of Banns, were joined together in the Holy Estate of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses, by me
<signed> Richard Robinson
<signed> H. Reed; E. C. Bridge; C. R. Bridge; E. A. Bridge

Frelighsburg Methodist 1864-1877 pp 201-225

Image 201
Folio eleven

Eli Hamilton Rodgers, watchmaker, of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, bachelor, and Althea Almanda Briggs, of the same place, minor, were with the consent of the parents of the bride, joined together in holy matrimony, after the publication of bans, in presence Calm Baker cousin of the bride and Permilla Rodgers cousin of the bridegroom.
   Done at Stanbridge this eleventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four by me
                <signed> Samuel Jackson

<signed> E. H. Rodgers  }              Witnesses
<signed> Althea A. Briggs             }
<signed> Calm Baker                      }
<signed> “Millie” Rogers              }

Image 202
Folio twelve

Baptism of Leslie Briggs son of S. Jackson

Leslie Briggs son of Samuel Jackson minister of the gospel and Lincina B. Pierce his wife of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec in the Dominion of Canada was born on the twenty-first day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four and baptized on the twenty second day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                <signed> R. Robinson

<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Image 203
Folio thirteen

Marriage of G. H. Allen and E. H. Anderson

George Henry Allen, tinsmith, a minor and Edith Hellen Anderson a spinster both of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi in the Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada, were, by authority of License united in marriage on the ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four by me in presence of F. Pierce and L. B. Jackson as witnesses.
                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                Minister

Witnesses:          <signed> George H Allen
                                <signed> Edith H Allen
                                <signed> F. Pierce
                                <signed> L B Jackson
Image 204
Folio fourteen

Baptism of Joseph Hiram son of R. Hunter

Joseph Hiram son of Robert Hunter, farmer of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec and Jane Brakey his wife was born on the twenty-ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two and baptized the tenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four by me in presence of the subscribing witnesses
                <signed> Samuel Jackson

<signed> Robert Hunter               } Witnesses
<signed> Jane Hunter                    }

Image 205

Methodist Church Canada
Frelighsburg Canada
1875

Image 206
Index to Baptisms only

Sime James George Kidd              9
McGregor Caroline Helen             10

Image 207
Folio one

This book containing twenty four folios or double pages was this day presented by the Reverend Richard Robinson minister of the Methodist Church of Canada, Frelighsburgh Circuit in the District of Bedford to serve as a Register of the Acts of Baptisms Marriages and Burials to be by him performed or his successors in office in the said Church during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy five, only, and was this day paraphed by me the undersigned Deputy Prothonotory of the Superior Court for Lower Canada, in the District of Bedford and wefrontary* of the Aclines of the said Court.
Court House near Nelsonville in said District of Bedford this second day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy five
                                <signed> Henry N Martin
                                                by P. H.

Image 208
Folio two 

Burial of Harlow Chandler

Harlow Chandler, farmer of St. Armand East, died on the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the third day of the same month.
                By me,
                                <signed> Richard Robinson
Witnesses
                <signed> O P Chandler
                <signed> Edmund Ingalls

Image 209

Burial of Albert H. Bridge

Albert H. Bridge, of the parish of St Armand East, died on the twenty-second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the twenty-fourth day of the same month.
                By me,
                                <signed> R Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Edward W Bridge
<signed> Arnold E Bridge

Image 210
Folio three

Burial of Hannah Bentley

Hannah Bentley widow of the late William Bentley of Abbott Corner in the parish of St Armand East died on the twenty-sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five and was buried on the twenty-eighth day of the same month by me
                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Edwin Carpenter
<signed> C. C. Abbott

Image 211

Marriage of Edwin Morse and Heannah C Macey

On the eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five Edwin Morse, bachelor, farmer, son of Nehemiah Morse, farmer, of the township of Sutton and Olive Hadlock  his wife of the one part; and Heannah C. Macey spinster daughter of Samuel Macey farmer of St Armand East, and Jane Vaughan his wife, of the other part, were joined together in the Holy Estate of matrimony by authority of License in presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties                                                                                  Witnesses
<signed> Edwin Morse                  <signed> Julius W Macey
<signed> Hannah C Macey                          <signed> Libbie Macey


Image 212
Folio four

Burial of D. A. Heoadly wife of E. G. Nichols

Diantha Adelia Heordly, wife of Elbridge G. Nichols of St Armand East, died on the seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the nineteenth day of the same month.
                                                By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses
<signed> S. N. Hunter
<signed> Wm. M. Killam

Image 213

Burial of Leslie Briggs Jackson

Leslie Briggs son of Samuel Jackson; minister of the “Methodist Church of Canada”, and Lucina B. Pierce his wife, of the village of Stanbridge East in the township of Stanbridge and County of Missisquoi; died on the twenty-eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the thirtieth day of the same month, in the Frelighsburg cemetery, by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Image 214
Folio five

Burial of Jane Minkler widow of Rev R. A. Flanders

Jane Minkler, widow of the late Rev. R. A. Flanders, of Waterloo Prov. of Quebec, died on the twenty-second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried at Frelighsburg on the thirtieth day of the same month. By me
                                                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses
<signed> David P Stinehour
<signed> Harriet Robinson

Image 215

Burial of Frederick Lapointe by Joseph Ducharme Joint-Coroner

Frederick Lapointe, laborer, whose place of residence was not known, and over whose remains a coroner's court was held which rendered the following verdict “That the said Frederick Lapointe was crushed by ice and drowned accidentally in Pike River on the second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five”; by the authority of the said court was buried in the Frelighsburg cemetery on the fourth day of the aforesaid month
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Jas. Ve. Lucilto
<signed> Harriet Robinson

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Folio six

Burial of Frederick Vincent

Frederick Vincent yeoman of the parish of St Armand East died on the fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the sixteenth day of the same month
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Artemas Holden Jr
<signed> Nelson Vincent

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Burial of Louisa Bigford wife of William Coffran

Louisa Bigford wife of William Coffran farmer of the township of Stanbridge died on the fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the sixth day of the same month
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Prudence H. Gage
<signed> Allen B. Gage





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Folio seven

Burial of John Leavitt

John Leavitt, farmer, of the township of Dunham, county of Missisquoi, and District of Bedford, died on the fifth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the eighth day of the same month by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses:
<signed> Mrs Leavitt
<signed> William Allen

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Burial of Malcolm Macgillvery

Malcolm Macgillvery, laborer, of the township of Stanbridge, county of Missisquoi in the Province of Quebec, died on the eighth and was buried on the ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five in presence of E. J. Briggs and N. W. Stanton by me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                Minister

<signed> E. J. Briggs        } Wit.
<signed> N. W. Stanton                }

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Folio eight

Burial of Joel Phelps

Joel Phelps, yeoman, of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, died on the twelfth and was buried on the fifteenth days of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred seventy-five by me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
1.            M.

in presence of

Witnesses
<signed> Mrs Isabella Phelps
<signed> J. N. Phelps






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Marriage of John F. Alexander and Emily Berthe Smith

On the fifteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, John Francis Alexander bachelor, son of Charles Alexander Esq. Merchant of the city of Montreal, Province of Quebec, and Margaret Kyle his wife, of the one part; and Emily Bertha Smith spinster, daughter of James H. Smith insurance agent of Frelighsburg County of Missisquoi and Emily Holden his wife, of the other part, by authority of License, were joined together in the Holy Estate of matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses.
                                                                By me
                                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties
<signed> John F. Alexander
<signed> E. Bertha Lecutt

Witnesses
<signed> Ja. H. Smith
<signed> E. H. Smith
<signed> Charles Alexander
<signed> Angus H. Smith

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Folio nine

Witnesses
<signed> T K Alexander
<signed> Geuvia A. Alexander
<signed> James McDougall Jr
<signed> Lillie V. Smith

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Baptism of James G. K Sime

James George Kidd, son of James Sime, blacksmith, of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi, Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada; and Margaret Kidd, his wife, was born on the fourteenth of June and baptized on the first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
1.            Minister
Witnesses
<signed> J. M. McGregor
<signed> Jas Simon
<signed> E McGregor
<signed> M Sime

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Folio ten

Baptism of Caroline H McGregor

Caroline Helen, daughter of John Murry McGregor Notary, of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada; and Elizabeth Elliott his wife was born on the fourth day of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight and baptized on the first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
1.            Minister

Witnesses
<signed> J. M. McGregor
<signed> Jas Simon
<signed> E McGregor
<signed> M Sime

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Burial of Phoebe T. Harris

Phoebe Thayer, wife of Alonzo R. Harris, farmer of the township of Stanbridge, county of Missisquoi, province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the thirty-first day of July and was buried on the third day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson

In presence of
Witnesses
<signed> E. J. Briggs
<signed> F. Pierce



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folio eleven

Marriage of Alexander Iby and Adeline Hopkins

On the ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, Alexander Iby, bachelor, of legal age, of the township of Sutton, and County of Brome, and Adeline Hopkins, spinster, of legal age, of the township of Sutton, County of Brome, after due publication of Banns, were joined together in the Holy estate of matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson
Parties             Alexander Iby             X his mark
                        Adeline Hopkins         X her mark
Witnesses        <signed> Nancy Bronson
                        <signed> Jennie Bronson
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Burial of Benjamin Casey yeoman, of the township of Stanbridge, county of Missisquoi, and District of Bedford, died on the sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was buried on the eighth day of the same month. By me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson

Witnesses
<signed> A B Gage
<signed> Prudence A. Gage

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Folio twelve

Marriage of W. Lewis Cook and Esther Olmsted

On the tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, William Lewis Cook bachelor, of legal age, son of R. A. Cook carpenter and joiner of the township of Sutton and County of Brome, and Huldah E Wallace his wife, of the one part, and Esther H. Olmsted spinster, a minor, but having her parents consent, daughter of Alden Olmsted, farmer of the township of Sutton and County of Brome, and Harriet Jackman his wife, of the other part; having duly obtained License were joined together in the Holy estate of matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties
<signed> W Lewis Cook
<signed> Esther H Olmsted

Witnesses
<signed> Harriet Robinson
<signed> Annie L. Robinson

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Burial of Isabella E. Morrison

Isabella Ellen Morrison daughter of William A. Morrison tin smith of the village of Frelighsburg, died on the seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five and was buried on the nineteenth day of the same month by me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> W A Reynolds


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Folio thirteen

Marriage of Samuel Coslett and Louisa Hutchison

On the twenty-ninth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, Samuel Coslett bachelor, blacksmith, of Bedford, son the late William Coslett blacksmith, in his lifetime of the village of Bedford, township of Stanbridge, and County of Missisquoi, and Rachel Plummer his wife, of the one part; and Louisa Hutchison spinster, of the village of West Farnham, daughter of the late William Hutchison, farmer in his lifetime of the township of West Farnham County of Missisquoi and Mary Ann Boviard his wife of the other part, both being of legal age, and having duly obtained License were joined together in the Holy Estate of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses. By me
                                                <signed> Richard Robinson

Parties
<signed> Samuel Coslett
<signed> Louisa F Hutchison

Witnesses
<signed> George A Coslett
<signed> Harriet Robinson

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Folio fourteen

Marriage of Joshua Gear and Mary G Cutting

On the sixteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five Joshua Gear, widower, minister of the Methodist Church of Canada, of the village of Dunham, County of Missisquoi, District of Bedford, son of the late John Gear of Lincoln England, and Cyndonia Fish his wife, of the one part, and Mary G Cutting spinster, daughter of David D. Cutting of Lyme, New Hampshire, United States of America and Achsah A Cook his wife of the other part, both being of legal age, and having duly obtained License were joined together in the Estate of Matrimony, in presence of subscribing witnesses by me <signed> R. Robinson

Parties
<signed> Joshua Gear
<signed> Mary G Cutting

Witnesses
<signed> Arnold S Arms
<signed> M Hart

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Marriage of Joel Spears and Eliza J Laraway

On the thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, Joel Spears bachelor, of the township of Dunham, son of the late Harvey Spears farmer, in his lifetime of West Shefford in the county of Shefford, and Laura Hale his wife, of the one part; and Eliza Jane Laraway spinster daughter of Jonas Laraway farmer and mill owner of the township of Dunham county of Missisquoi, and Fanny Bradford his wife of the other part; after due publication of Banns were joined together in the Estate of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses  by me
                                                            <signed> R. Robinson

Parties
<signed> Joel Spears
<signed> Eliza Laraway

Witnesses
<signed> Horace Spears
<signed> Harriet Robinson

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Methodist Church Canada
Frelighsburg
1846

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Index to Baptisms only

Miner Allen Wellington           3
Miner Celaricy                        3
Bates Lydia Sylvina                4
Morrison William Andrew      7
Jackson Joseph Briggs            9

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Folio One

This book containing twenty four folios or double pages was this day presented by the Reverend Richard Robinson Minister of the Methodist Church of Canada, Frelighsburgh Circuit in the District of Bedford to serve as a Register of the Acts of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials to be by him performed or his successors in office in the said Church during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy six only, and was this day paraphed by me the undersigned Prothonotary of the Superior Court for Lower Canada and authenticated with the seal of the said Court.
Court house at Sweetsborough in said District of Bedford this thirty first of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy six.
<signed> Fredrick T Hall
PLC

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Folio two

Burial of Artemas Heolden Sr.

Artemis Heolden, senior, yeoman of the Parish of St Armand East, and county of Missisquoi, died on the thirtieth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the second day of February in the same year    by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses
<signed> R Heolden
<signed> Helen Vincent

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Marriage of Enoch Mills and Sarah A. Kerley

On the ninth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, Enoch Mills bachelor, miller, son of Ruben Mills mill owner, of the township of Sutton, county of Brome, and Ruth Sweet his wife: of the one part, and Sarah Ann Kerley, spinster, daughter of William Kerley, farmer of the township of Dunham county of Missisquoi, and Catherine Newton his wife, of the other part; both being of legal age, and having duly obtained License, were joined together, in the Holy Estate of matrimony, in presence of subscribing witnesses. By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties
<signed> Enoch Mills
<signed> Sarah A Curley

Witnesses
<signed> Michael Kerley
<signed> Elha C. Grills

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Folio three

Baptism of Allen W. Miner

Allen Wellington, son of Casper B. Miner, farmer of the parish of St Armand East, county of Missisquoi, and Sophrona Janes his wife, was born on the eleventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight, and was baptized on the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six.
                                                By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Party <signed> Allen W Miner
Witnesses <signed>Cynthia J. Miner
            <signed> Harriet Robinson
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Baptism of Claricy Carpenter wife of C. Carpenter

Claricy, daughter of Casper B. Miner, farmer of the Parish of St Armand East and county of Missisquoi, was born on the nineteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, and was baptized on the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six. By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Party <signed> Claricy Miner Carpenter
Witnesses <signed> C. B. Carpenter
            <signed> Harriet Robinson

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Folio four

Baptism of Lydia S. Bates

Lydia Sylvina, daughter of John Allen Bates, farmer of the parish of St Armand East, and Betsey Ann Call, his wife, was born on the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine and was baptized on the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six.  By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses
<signed> Betsey A Bates
<signed> Harriet Robinson

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Baptism of Prudence A. Seofield

Prudence A. Seofield daughter of Lorenzo D. Seofield and Charlotte Carpenter his wife, of Abbott's Corner in the parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi, was born on the fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and was baptized on the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, in presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson

Party <signed> Prudence A. Seofield
Witnesses <signed> Carole* Abbott







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Folio five

Burial of Etta E Crizler daughter of Wiltham Crizler of Riceburg in the township of Stanbridge, died on the eighteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the twentieth day of the same month by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> R Heolden
            <signed> H Robinson

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Burial of Heattie S. Robinson

Heattie Sophia, daughter of Richard Robinson Methodist Minister of Frelighsburg, and Harriet Lane his wife; died on the fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the seventh day of the same month. By me
                                                <signed> W. Salbraith
                                                            Minister

Witnesses <signed> Richard Robinson
            <signed> Harriet Robinson

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Folio six

Marriage of Florian Martindale to Cordelia F Sanders

On the twenty-ninth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six: Florian Martindale bachelor of the village of Bedford, son of David Martindale farmer of the township of Stanbridge and Elizabeth Corey his wife, of the one part; and Cordelia F Sanders spinster of the village of Bedford, daughter of Rufus Sanders of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi, and Patty Corce his wife; of the other part, both being of legal age, and having duly obtained License, were joined together in the Holy estate of matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses.
                                                By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> Florian Martindale
            <signed> Cordelia F Sanders
Witnesses <signed> Wm E Martin
            <signed> Harriet Robinson


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Marriage of W. H. Briggs and Bertha S. Chandler

On the eighteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six; William Harvard Briggs bachelor trader of the village of Stanbridge, son of Elijah J Briggs trader of the village of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi, and Dyntha Mansell his wife, of the one part; and Bertha Viola spinster daughter of Cyril Chandler, farmer and mill owner of the township of Stanbridge county of Missisquoi, and Calista Gardner his wife, of the other part; being both of legal age, and having duly obtained License, were joined together in the Holy estate of matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses. By me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> W H Briggs
            <signed> B V Chandler

Witnesses <signed> E. J. Briggs
            <signed> Cyrel Chandler

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Folio seven

Marriage of Joseph Capron and Mary E. Vance

On this the ninth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, Joseph Capron bachelor, farmer son of George Capron farmer of the township of Dunham County of Missisquoi and Sarah Sweet his wife, of the one part and Mary Elden Vance spinster, daughter of Charles Vance farmer of the township of Dunham County of Missisquoi, and Elizabeth Tanner his wife of the other part, being both of legal age and having duly obtained License were joined together in the Holy Estate of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses, by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> Joseph Capron
            <signed> Mary E. Vance

Witnesses <signed> W A Morrison
            <signed> Harriet Robinson
            <signed> Lucinda M. Frazier

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Baptism of W. A. Morrison
William Andrew, son of William A. Morrison, tinsmith of the village of Frelighsburg, county of Missisquoi, and Charlotte L. G. Bain his wife, was born on the tenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and was baptized on the twenty-second day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six            by me
                                                                                                <signed> R. Robinson
Witnesses <signed> W A Morrison
            <signed> C L Morrison
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Folio eight

Marriage of A. F. Beatty and Mary Getty

On this the twenty-third day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, Andrew Fayette Beatty bachelor farmer, son of Andrew Beatty farmer and speculator of the township of Stanbridge, county of Missisquoi, and District of Bedford; and Aurelia Denis his wife of the one part; and Mary Getty spinster, daughter of Ralph Getty farmer of the township of Stanbridge and county of Missisquoi, and Orilla Buck his wife of the other part; having duly obtained License  were joined together in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses. By me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> A F Beatty
            <signed> M Getty

Witnesses <signed> T J Burnet
            <signed> A Beatty


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Marriage of E. A. Heolden and L. A. Smith

On this the fifteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, Ernest A. Heolden bachelor, farmer son of Rodney Heolden, farmer of the parish of St Armand East, and county of Missisquoi, and Mary Dunning his wife, of the first part, and Lorinda A. Smith spinster daughter of Ira A. Smith farmer of the village of Frelighsburg and county of Missisquoi, and Betsey Smith his wife, of the other part, being both of legal age and having duly obtained License, were joined together in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony, in the Methodist Church of Frelighsburg in presence of subscribing witnesses,
                                                by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> E. A. Holden
            <signed> L. H. Smith

Witnesses <signed> N K. Reynolds
            <signed> Effa Heolden



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Folio nine

Burial of S. P. Stanton

Samuel Parkis Stanton, yeoman, of the township of Stanbridge, died on the nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried at Stanbridge East on the twenty-first day of the same month. By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> G G Stanton
            <signed> I. N. Briggs

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Baptism of J. B. Jackson

Joseph Briggs, son of Samuel Jackson Minister of the “Methodist Church of Canada”, and Lucina B. Pierce his wife, of Stanbridge East in the township of Stanbridge, and county of Missisquoi, was born on the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was baptized on the thirtieth day of July in the same year. By me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> Samuel Jackson
            <signed> L. B. Jackson






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folio ten

Burial of S. Martindale

Sarah Smith, wife of Noble A. Martindale of the township of Stanbridge, died on the second day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the fourth day of the same month, by me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> Noble Martindale
            <signed> Aaron Martindale

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Marriage of F. Morse and L. A. Pratt

On the sixth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, Franklin Morse, bachelor farmer, son of Nehemiah Morse farmer of the township of Sutton county of Brome, and Olive Hadlock his wife of the one part; and Lydia Amelia Pratt spinster daughter of Thomas Pratt farmer of the township of Dunham county of Missisquoi and Mary Ann Salls his wife of the other part, having duly obtained License were joined together in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses, by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Parties <signed> Franklin Morse
            <signed> Lydia Amelia Pratt

Witnesses <signed> Charles Pratt
            <signed> Agnes Cameron

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Folio eleven

Burial of Betsey Fisher

Betsey Jewet, widow of the late Frederick Fisher, in his lifetime farmer of the township of Stanbridge, and county of Missisquoi, died on the twenty-first day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the twenty-third day of the same month,     by me
            <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> Noble Martindale
            <signed> Wm. A. Davies

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Burial of Anna Vaughan wife of G. S. Martindale

Anna Vaughan, wife of Gardner S. Martindale yeoman of the township of Stanbridge, and county of Missisquoi died on the twenty ninth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six and was buried on the first day of October in the same year, by
                                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                for me
                                                                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> Ruben Corey
            <signed> D. Vaughan

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folio twelve

Burial of W. J. Rogers

William J. Rogers yeoman of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi, died on the thirteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the first day of October in the same year        by
                                                            <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                            for me
                                                            <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> E. J. Briggs
            <signed> F. Pierce

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Burial

Nelson Steinhour son of Henry Steinhour Laborer of Frelighsburg, Parish of St Armand East, and county of Missisquoi, died on the twenty-first day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was buried on the twenty-third day of the same month by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> R Holden
            <signed> Harriet Robinson



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            1877



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folio seventeen

Index

Marriages
                                                                                                                                                Folio
Spencer Hasard Thomas                                                                                                         6
Chadsey Mary J.        

Burnett John Merritt                                                                                                               6
Robinson Jane

Corey Mervin Densmore                                                                                                         7
Earle Ella Josephine                           

Sweet David Victor                                                                                                                8
Gage Hellen

Van DeWaters Agustus                                                                                                           12
Symms Hannah

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{left side}
Baptisms                                                                                                                     Folio
Cairns William Arthur                                                                                     8
Cupples Anna                                                                                                              14
Bunker Carrie F.                                                                                                          14
Doncaster Lorinda A.                                                                                                 10
Hope Seneca Page                                                                                                      13
Jenne George C.                                                                                                          4
Lawrence Gertrude M.                                                                                               4
Morrison Ruth B.                                                                                                        3
Phelps Isabella E.                                                                                                        9
Phelps Blanch A.                                                                                                         9
Pinkham Charles                                                                                                         13
Rogers William L.                                                                                                       2

{right side}
folio eighteen

Burials                                                                                                                         Folio
Boomhour Clarence                                                                                                    10
Cairns William A.                                                                                                        9
Chandler Lilian M.                                                                                                      3
Freeman Hattie M.                                                                                                      8
Fordyce Sarah                                                                                                             16
Fulsum Martha E.                                                                                                       12
Gardner Jane                                                                                                               2
Jones Barnard C.                                                                                                         7
McKenney Edward                                                                                                    15
Phelps Cyntha                                                                                                             15
Ricard Hannah                                                                                                            3
Scofield Lorenzo D.                                                                                                   11
Schoolcraft Elmaur                                                                                                     16
Sixby Garret                                                                                                                5
Stenhour Cornelia                                                                                                       5
Williams Leah                                                                                                             11

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folio one
This book containing twenty four folios or double pages was this day presented by the Reverend Richard Robinson Minister of the Methodist Church of Canada, Frelighsburg Circuit, in the District of Bedford to serve as a register of the acts of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials to be by him performed or his successors in office in the said Church, during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven only, and was this day paraphed by me, the undersigned Deputy Prothonotary of the Superior Court for Lower Canada and authenticated with the seal of the said Court.
                        Court House, at Sweetsburgh, in said District of Bedford, this seventh day of February, eighteen hundred and seventy seven
                                    <signed> L. Rheips
                                    by PLC

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folio two

Burial

Jane Gardner wife of Barney Hauver carpenter of the parish of St Armand East died on the sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and was buried on the ninth day of the same month
                                    by me
                                    <signed> R. Robinson

<signed> W S Ingalls
<signed> George Jinnir*


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Baptism

William Leon Rodgers, son of James Sime blacksmith of the village of Stanbridge East in the county of Missisquoi, and Margaret Kidd his wife, was born on the twenty seventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, and was baptized on the twenty-first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven,
                                                            for one word interlined good  <signed> R. Robinson
                                                            by me
                                                            <signed> Samuel Jackson

<signed> L. B. Jackson
<signed> James Sime
<signed> Margaret Sime

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folio three

Baptism

Ruth Barbara, daughter of William A. Morrison tinsmith of the village of Frelighsburg, in the county of Missisquoi, and Charlotte L. G. Bain his wife, was born on the fourth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and was baptized on the second day of May in the same year, by me             <signed> R. Robinson

<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> C L Morrison

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Burial

Hannah Ricard wife of Louis Barnes of the township of Dunham died on the twenty-second day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven and was buried on the twenty-fourth day of the same month by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

<signed> J W Ferry
<signed> Wm. C. Shufelt

Burial of Lilian M. Chandler

Lilian Maud, daughter of Joseph Chandler, farmer and Dora Harris his wife of the township of Stanbridge, county Missisquoi, Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the thirteenth and was buried on the fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by me <signed> Samuel Jackson, Min.
<signed> Hessiel* Rykerd <signed> Mrs N. W. Stanton       Witnesses
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Folio four

Baptism

George Clark Jenne, son of Gilbert Elliott Jenne, in his lifetime of the parish of St Armand East, and Rosanna Goff his wife, was born on the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six and was baptized on the sixth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven,                             by me
                                                                        <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> George Jennie
            <signed> W. S. Ingalls



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Baptism

Gertrude May, daughter of Edwin E. Lawrence merchant of Cowansville in the county of Missisquoi, and Flora E. Holden his wife, was born on the twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven and was baptized on the tenth day of June in the same year by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses <signed> Edwin E. Lawrence
            <signed> Flora E. Lawrence

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Folio five

Burial of Garret Sixby

Garret Sixby, farmer, of the Parish of St Armand West in the county of Missisquoi in the Province of Quebec and dominion of Canada died on the twenty-third and was buried on the twenty-fifth days of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, by me
                                    <signed> Samuel Jackson

In presence of
<signed> H N Sixby
<signed> T Lunzie*

Written in the margin: This vend was also entered in the Reg. At Philipsburg by Rev J. E. Richardson <signed> S. J.






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Cornelia Stinehour, selict of the late Matthew Saxe, in his lifetime farmer, of the township of Stanbridge, county of Missisquoi, province of Quebec and dominion of Canada, died on the twenty fifth and was buried on the twenty sixth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by me
                        <signed> Samuel Jackson

In presence of
            <signed> Theodora Moore
            <signed> G. V. McGowan
            <signed> E Connell



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folio six

Marriage

On the ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, Heazard Thomas Spencer bachelor farmer, son of the late Peleg Spencer, in his life time of the Parish of St Armand East in the county of Missisquoi and District of Bedford, and Jane Maria Thomas his wife of the one part, and Mary J Chadsey spinster daughter of Heiram E. Chadsey carriage maker of the Parish of St Armand East in the county of Missisquoi and District of Bedford, and Jemima Philips his wife of the other part, having duly obtained License were joined together in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony in presence of subscribing witnesses, by me       <signed> R. Robinson

<signed> H. T. Spencer
<signed> M J Chadsey
<signed> J H Burley
<signed> A. M. LaGrange

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Marriage July 31st 1877

John Merritt Burnet of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec and Jane Robinson of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in the holy banns of marriage on the thirty-first day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven In the presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister

Witnesses
<signed> William Robinson
<signed> Margaret Robinson
<signed> John M Burnet
<signed> Jane Robinson


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Marriage of M. D. Corey and E. J. Earl

On the ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven Mervin Densmore son of Lindol Corey P. L. S., and Susan Dimond his wife, being of age; and Ella Josephine, daughter of Joseph H. Earle hotelkeeper and Cordelia Fuller his wife, being a minor, were with the consent of the parents of the bride joined together in marriage in presence of Wm A. O'Dell cousin to the bridegroom and Gertrude M. Barney, all of the township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec in the Dominion of Canada. The act was solomnized by authority of license and there was no opposition thereto. (Witness my)

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Witness my hand at Stanbridge on the day and date first mentioned above
                        <signed> Samuel Jackson

<signed> Mervin D. Corey
<signed> Ella J. Earl
<signed> Wm A. O Dell
<signed> Gertrude M. Barney
            Seofield

Burial Aug 10 1877

Barnard C. Jones of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the fourth and was buried on the fifth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson  Min.

<signed> Moses Corey
<signed> M M Jackson

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folio eight

Marriage Sept 17th 1877

David Victor Sweet of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec son of Major Sweet and Anna Kennedy his wife and Helen Gage of the same place daughter of Moses Gage and O. Burrett his wife, were united in the banns of Marriage by authority of publishment on the seventh day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                    <signed> H Cairns
M.   Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Winfield Gage
<signed> Mary J. Hall
<signed> David V. Sweet
<signed> Helen Gage


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Baptism Aug 23 1877

William Arthur son of H. Cairns Methodist Minister of Frelighsburg and Maria Mountain his wife, was born in the Parish of Clareneville Province of Quebec in the twenty fifth day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and baptised on the twenty-third day of August in the same year in the presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                by me <signed> H Cairns
                                                                        M Minister
Witnesses <signed> M Cairns
            <signed> A Reed

Burial Sep 28 1877

Hattie May daughter of Ottias C. Freeman of Frelighsburg Province of Quebec and Martha M. Reynolds his wife departed this life on the twenty sixth day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven and was buried on the twenty eighth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister
Witnesses <signed> M. Cairns
            <signed> O. C. Freeman

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folio nine

Burial

William Arthur, son of the Rev. Hugh Cairns, Methodist Minister of Frelighsburg died on the twenty fourth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven and was buried on the twenty-sixth day of the same month, by me
                                                <signed> R. Robinson

Witnesses        <signed> H. Cairns
                        <signed> M. Cairns

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Baptism of Isabella E. and Blanch A. Phelps

Isabella Ellen born the sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two – and Blanch Alexandria born on the thirteenth day of November, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, daughters of Horatio N. Phelps, mechanic, of the township of Stanbridge, Co. Missisquoi in the province of Quebec in Canada, and Louisa D. Truax his wife were baptized on the sixteenth day of Sept. A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                        Min. M. ChC
In presence of
<signed> L. B. Jackson and
<signed> Louisa D. Phelps

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folio ten

Baptism of Lovina Adelaide Doncaster

Lovina Adelaide daughter of John Doncaster and Adelaide Austin his wife of the town of Jerico Vermont State U.S.A. was born on the thirteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and baptized on the sixteenth day of September A.D. eighteen hundred and seventy-seven by me
                                    <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                Min M. C. C.

In presence of
<signed> L. B. Jackson
<signed> Louisa D. Phelps

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Burial

Clarance, son of Albro Boomhour, laborer, and Esther A Murgatroy his wife, was born on the eighth day of July eighteen hundred and sixty-six in the township of Stanbridge and Province of Quebec, and died on the twenty-first and was buried the twenty-third of September A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by me
                        <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                    Min M. C. C.

In presence of
<signed> Louisa D. Phelps
<signed> Belle E. Phelps

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folio eleven

Burial

Leah Williams, wife of Josiah Moor, mechanic, of the township of Stanbridge province of Quebec, Canada, died on the twenty-second and was buried the twenty-fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson

In presence of
<signed> Louisa D. Phelps
<signed> Belle E. Phelps

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Buried
Aug 10th 1877

Lorenzo Dow Scofield of Abbott's Corner Township of St Armand East Province of Quebec departed this life on the eighth day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and was buried on the tenth day of the same month and year. In presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                    <signed> H Cairns
1.      Minister
Witnesses <signed> W. Cairns
            <signed> H. H. Smith

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folio twelve

Marriage Oct 16th 1877

On the sixteenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven – Augustus Van DeWaters and Hannah Symms daughter of William A. Symms and Eliza Symms his wife. All of the township of St Armand West in the Province of Quebec, were joined together in marriage by authority of license In presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                            <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister
Witnesses <signed> A. Van DeWaters
            <signed> Hannah Symms
            <signed> W. Cairns
            <signed> Alex Hardie

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Burial October 26 1877

Martha Elizabeth Fulsum wife of Chadsey A. Deming of the township of St Armand East Province of Quebec died on the twenty third day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and was buried on twenty-sixth day of the same month and year. In presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                            <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister

Witnesses <signed> Ira A. Smith
            <signed> R. Holden


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folio thirteen

Baptism Nov 11 1877

Charles son of Comfort Pinkham and Elisabeth Phelps his wife was born in the township of Mares Province of Ontario on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five and was baptized on the eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven. In presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister
Witnesses <signed> W. Cairns
            <signed> R. Holden

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Baptism Nov 11th 1877

Seneca Page son of George Hope and Sarah M Fuller his wife was born in the township of Farnham Province of Quebec on the seventeenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five and was baptized on the eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven. In presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                    <signed> H. Cairns
M.   Minister
Witnesses <signed> W. Cairns
            <signed> R. Holden

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folio fourteen

Baptism Nov 11 1877

Carrie Franklin daughter of Charles F. Bunker and Laura A. Dudley his wife, was born in the town of Manchester State of New Hampshire U.S. on the eighteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine and was baptized on the eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                            <signed> H. Cairns
1.      Minister
Witnesses <signed> W. Cairns
            <signed> R. Holden


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Baptism Nov 11th 1877

Anna daughter of John Cupples and Emily Irish his wife was born in the Parish of Clarenceville Province of Quebec on the twenty first day of September one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four and was baptised on the eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses <signed> W. Cairns
<signed> R. Holden

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folio fifteen

Burial of Cynthia H. Phelps wife of Wm Gordon

Cynthia Phelps wife of William Gordon, bailiff, of the township of Stanbridge county of Missisquoi province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the seventh and was buried on the eighth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by
                                                                                    <signed> Samuel Jackson   Min.

Done in presence of
<signed> Moses Corey } Witnesses
<signed> Fanny Lauthier }

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Burial of Edward McKenney 19th Nov '77

Edward son of Ira L. McKenney and Jennett Thomas his wife of the town of Stetson in the State of Maine died at Stanbridge P. Quebec on the eighth and was buried the ninth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven by
                                                                        <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                Meth. Minister

Done in presence of
<signed> Fanny Lauthier } Witnesses
<signed> Anna Whipple  }


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folio sixteen

Burial Nov 21st 1877

Sarah Fordyce wife of Luman Gage of Pierceton in the township of Stanbridge Province of Quebec departed this life on the twentieth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and was buried on the twenty-first day of the same month and year. In presence of subscribing witnesses by me              <signed> H. Cairns
                                    M. Minister

Witnesses <signed> Abel E. Gage
            <signed> Allen B. Gage

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Burial of Elmour Schoolcraft 12th Dec. 1877

Elmour son of Munson Schoolcraft laborer and Harriet Sanderson his wife of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada died on the tenth and was buried on the twelveth day of December (A.D.) one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven – aged seven months and 13 days

                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson  Min.
Done in presence of
<signed> Felix Johnson   } Witnesses
<signed> Cyrus Boomhour }
            X his mark