Frelighsburg Methodist Church 1878-1879



Frelighsburg Methodist Church – 1878

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Married Dec 23 1878

Allen Boynton Gage of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec Aged thirty-nine years, son of Luman Gage and Sarah Fordyce his wife. And Sarah Lowther Rudd of the Township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec Aged twenty six years daughter of Henry Rudd and Sarah Lowther his wife. Were united in the banns of Holy Matrimony on the twenty third day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me <signed> H Cairns
                                                M. Minister

Witnesses <signed> Lucy L. Gage
                <signed> Prudence Gage

Index to Marriages                                                                                                          Folio

John Foster + Jane Pierce                                                                                             4
Edward W. Bridge + M. M. Cullen                                                                             12
R. Mahannah + M. White                                                                                             8
E. W. Borden + C. A. McArty                                                                        13
E. M. Martin + M. Hauver                                                                                             15
J. Hodge + E. Reynolds                                                                                   16
J Call + F. L. Curley                                                                                                            19
J L Tucker + F Ross                                                                                                           20
N. Borden + H Perkins                                                                                    21
A. B. Gage + S. L. Rudd                                                                                   23

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folio twenty four and last

<signed> L. D. Goodwin
D. P. S. C

Index to Baptisms
Barnunn G. H.    3              Gage P. A.                           10                           Smith M. A.        5
Boomhour L.                      10           Gage J. E.                             11                           Stinhour M.        6
Boomhour J. E.  13           Gettie O                               10                           Symms F. M.      14
Chamberlin J. A.               2              Hunt D                  11                           Symms H. A.       14
Cummings F. H.                 2              Harrison C. E.                     22                           Seagel J. S.          14
Cummings C. E. 2              Jackson M E                        2                              Seagel A.             23
Crow C. J.                            3              Jenkins E. L.                        7                              Tucker J. L.          8
Chaffer J. J.                         5              Johnson H. M.                   12                           Tucker H. M.      11
Colton L.                              6              Kitridge L. F.                       22                           Tanner E.             22
Casey I. A.                           7              Macey J. W.                        4                              Welch E.               10
Casey M. J.                         7              Morrison M. C.  14
Casey E. V.                          7              McDonald F. M.                14
Chridten F. M.                   13           Miner E. C.                          17
Chridten J. B.                     13           Palmer L. F.                         11
Clement A. B.                    16           Russel P. R.                         21
Clapper M. A.                    22           Russel B. E.                         21
Deming A. M.                    3              Rogers P. E.                        22
Deming H. J.                       3              Stinehour F. E.   4
Ferres J. T.                          5              Stinehour E. E.   4

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Index to Burials
Bell A                                     23           Stinhour M.                        6
Boomhour A.                     7              Stinhour E. E.                     17
Chaffin N.                            8              Stinhour L.                          17
Coffrin H                              9              Stinhour E.                          18
Corey H. D.                         9              Symms C. C.                       15
Corey A. A.                         12           Symms H. A.                       16
Clark R. C.                            9              Symms M. M.                    6
Clement A. B.                    17           Wightman W. C.               20
Cyr A. A.                               19
Chandler M. O. 21
Gardner O. C.                    20
Hope C.                                19
Ingalls M. O.                       20
Jackson M. M.   9
Jackson C. P.                      1
Jackson A.                           1
Linus R.                 18
Mountain M.                     18
McGrigon R. D.  7
Phillips E.                             5                              <signed> H. Cairns
Porter H.                              12

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folio one

This book containing twenty four folios or double pages was this day presented by the Reverend H Cairns Methodist minister of Frelighsburg
in the District of Bedford to serve as a Register of the Acts of baptism, 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 eight only, and was this day paraphed by me the undersigned Deputy Prothonotary of the Superior Court for Lower Canada in the District of Bedford and authenticated with the seal of the said Court.
   Done at the Court House, at Sweetsburg, in said District of Bedford this eighth day of February eighteen hundred and seventy eight.
                                                <signed> L. D. Goodwin
D.            P. S. C.


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Buried Jan 18th 1878

Carlos Pierce son of the Reverend Samuel Jackson and Lucina B. Pierce of East Stanbridge in the Province of Quebec departed this life on the sixteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on eighteenth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                                by me   <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Burial Jan 20 1878

George Arthur son of Reverend Samuel Jackson and Lucina B. Pierce his wife of East Stanbridge Province of Quebec departed this life on the nineteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twentieth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Baptism July 7 1878

Mary Elisabeth daughter of the Reverend Samuel Jackson and Lucina B. Pierce his wife was born in East Stanbridge Province of Quebec in the eighth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptized on the seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me.
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                M Minister

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

Baptism Feb 3 1878
Julia Alma daughter of Calvin Chamberlin and Alva Sanburn his wife was born in the township of Shefford County of of Shefford Province of Quebec on the tenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine and baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> W A Morrison

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Baptism Feb 3 1878

Francis Homer son of Henry Cumings and Julia A. Chamberlin his wife was born in the Township of Brome County of Brome Province of Quebec on the seventh day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy one and was baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of me <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson + <signed> W A Morrison

Baptism Feb 3 1878

Catherine Ermine daughter of Henry Cumings and Julia A. Chamberlin his was born in the Township of Potton County of Brome Province of Quebec on the twenty third day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy three and baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me         <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                                                M Minister

Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> W A Morrison

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Baptism Feb 3 1878

Abbie Maria daughter of Chatsey A Deming and Emily Hibberd his wife was born in the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty first day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty. And was baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns

Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> W A Morrison

Baptism Feb 3 1878

Hattie Jane daughter of Chatsey A Deming and Emily Hibberd his wife was born in the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty seventh day of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty two. And was baptized on the hird day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson             <signed> W A Morrison
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Baptism Feb 3 1878

Clara Jane daughter of John Crow and Jane Crampton his wife was born a Chataqua New York U.S. on the thirteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and was baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                                       <signed> H. Cairns
                                                M Minister

Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> W A Morrison

Baptism Feb 3 1878

George Herman son of Rodney B. Barnun and May E Hopkins his wife was born in Franklin Vermont U. S. on the fifteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine and baptized on the third day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns

Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> W A Morrison

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Married Feb 6 1878

Married by authority of License on the sixth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight John Foster of Cowansville County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, son of Thomas Foster of Cowansville P.Q. and Jane Pierce his wife. Aged twenty three years to Jane Ann McKinley of the same place aged twenty one years daughter of William McKinley and Jane Smith his wife. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns

Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> G W Stinehour

Baptism Feb 7 1878

Francis Edna daughter of Norman B Stinehour and Eliza Harrison his wife was born in Mass. U.S. on the twenty first day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty six and was baptized on the seventh day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me       <signed> H. Cairns M Minister
Witnesses <signed> David Stinehour      <signed> M. Cairns
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Baptism Feb 7 1878

Emily Edith daughter of David P Stinehour and Laura Daggatt his wife was born in Frelighsburg County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty eighth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and was baptized on the seventh day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> David Stinehour
<signed> M Cairns

Baptism Feb 17 1878

Julias Walter son of Samuel Macey and Jane Vaughan his wife was born in the township of St Armand West County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty nine and was baptized on the seventeenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister

Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

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Baptism Feb 17 1878

Jeffrey Thomas son of John W Ferres and Mary Thomas his wife was born in the township of St. Armand County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the seventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty four and was baptized on the seventeenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Jas N. Smith
<signed> W A Morrison

Baptism Feb 17 1878

John Judson son of John Chaffee and Lusheria Wheeler his wife was born in the township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the eighteenth day of April one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and was baptized on the seventeenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

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Baptism Feb 17 1878

Mary Allina daughter of Hanibal Holden Smith and Mary A Abbott his wife was born on the twenty second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine in the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec and was baptized on the seventeenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me.
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

Buried April 3 1878

Elisa Phillips of the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, aged sixty two years, departed this life on the first day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the third day of same month + year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> J. C. Beeman
<signed> M Cairns

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Baptism April 3 1878

Louisa daughter of James Colton and Delia Rivers his wife was born in the township of St Armand West County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the tenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy and was baptized on the third day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> James Colton
<signed> Delia Rivers




Buried Nov 10 1878

Melbourne Monroe son of Carmia Wightman + O. V. Claflin his wife of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged one year + eight months departed this life on the eighth day of November and was buried on the tenth day of the same month in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Allen Gage
<signed> Benjamin Casey

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Baptism July 10 1878

Mabel daughter of David Stinehour and Hannah Bounston his wife was born in the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the seventh day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy and was baptized on the tenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

Buried July 17 1878

Mabel daughter of David Stinehour and Hannah Bounston his wife of St Armand East Province of Quebec departed this life on the fifteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the seventeenth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses  by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Jas N. Smith
<signed> W A Morrison

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folio seven

Buried July 23 1878

Robert Duncan McGrigor of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged twenty seven years departed this life on the twenty first day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried (by permission of the dept. Coroner for the District of Bedford Dr J. Chamberlin) on the twenty third day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> E. J. Briggs
<signed> N. N. Briggs

Buried July 25 1878

Albro Boomhower of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty fourth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twenty fifth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> E. J. Briggs
<signed> W A Morrison

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Baptism June 11 1878

Iola Alice daughter of Adam Casey and Mary McKee his wife was born in the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the thirteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty Also Mattie Jane born of the same parents in the same place on the seventeenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty two. Also Edith Viola born of the same parents in the same place on the twenty fourth day of February one thousand eight hundred and sixty four. The above Iola Alice, Mattie Jane and Edith Viola were baptized on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Baptism Nov 3 1878

Eva Levilla daughter of Prentice Jenkins [and _____ ] Jersey his wife was born in the township of Potton County of Brome Province of Quebec on the tenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven + was baptized on the third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses           <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                <signed> L. B. Jackson

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folio eight
Burial

Nancy Williams wife of Garner C Claflin of Stanbridge P Q departed this life Jan ninth in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried by me at Pierceton on the eleventh day of the same month in presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                                                                <signed> A L Brand
<signed> Gardner C Claflin
<signed> Alfred Getty

Baptism June 11 1878

John Lewis son of Lewis Tucker and Lydia Welsh his wife was born in the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the tenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty five and was baptized on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Married Feb 26 1878

Rinaldo Mahannah bachelor aged twenty six years son of Fredrick Mahannah and Olive Burah his wife and Nellie White spinster aged twenty years daughter Charles White and Margret Thompson his wife All of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in marriage by authority of publishment on the twenty sixth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Nellie Mahannah
<signed> Rinaldo Mahannah
<signed> Fredric Mahannah Jr
<signed> Emma Fardner

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Burial March 7 1878

Henry Coffrin of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged twenty one departed this life on the sixth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the seventh day of the same month and year in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson


Baptism June 11 1878

Hubert Deforrest son of Caleb Corey and Louisa Casey his wife was born in the Township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the seventeenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight and was baptized on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Buried Mar 9 1878

Malcolm Macdonald Jackson son of the Reverend Samuel Jackson and Lusina B. Pierce his wife of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the eighth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the ninth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Buried Dec 12 1878

Burtie Chaney son of Alva M. Clark + Lucy A. Clark his wife of the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged three years departed this life on the tenth day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twelfth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> E N Carpenter

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folio ten

Baptised Mar 10 1878

Prudence Annie daughter of Luman Gage and Sarah F. Fordyce his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty fifth day of May one thousand eight hundred and fifty and was baptised on the tenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> Allen B Gage

Baptism June 10 1878

Lovinna daughter of Adam Boomhower and Sarah Schoolcraft his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty fifth day of October one thousand eight hundred and forty nine and was baptized on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> Allen B Gage

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Baptised Mar 10 1878

Orilla daughter of Bellis Buck + Hannah Craig his wife was born in the Township of Farnham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twelfth day of September one thousand eight hundred and twenty and was baptised on the tenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister

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

Baptised June 11 1878

Eliza daughter of Thomas Jones and Eliza Welsh his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the nineteenth day of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and was baptised on the eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister

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

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folio eleven

Baptised Mar 10 1878

Dyantha daughter of Asaph Hunt and Venice B. Briggs his wife was born in the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twelfth day of November one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven and was baptised on the tenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Baptised Nov 3 1878

Lucy Florence daughter of Lyman C Palmer + Rosanna Carsler his wife was born in the Township of St Armand West County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the nineteenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine. And was baptised on the third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson



Frelighsburg Methodist Church – 1878

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Baptised March 10 1878

Harlow Monroe son of Lewis Tucker and Lydia Welsh his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the third day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixty and was baptised on the tenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Baptised Nov 3 1878

Jennie Edna daughter of John Gage + Hannah Boomhower his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twentieth day of February one thousand eight hundred and sixty and was baptised on the third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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folio twelve

Married Mar 20 1878

Edward Wellington Bridge of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec son of Samuel  R Bridge and Abigail Barber his wife. And Mary Maria Creller of Berkshire Vermont U.S. daughter of David Creller and Ann Gibson (both aged thirty two years) were united in holy marriage by authority of license on the twentieth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Edward Wellington Bridge
<signed> Mary M. Creller
<signed> Arthur E. Armstrong
<signed> Arnold E Bridge




Baptised Nov 3 1878

Hannah Maria daughter of John Johnson + Charlet Stockwell his wife was born in the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the thirteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptised on the third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Burial of Ada A. Corey

Ada Alberta daughter of Sylvester S. Corey and Delia E. Laduke his wife of Stanbridge Co. Missisquoi Quebec, died on the sixth and was buried on the eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. Aged two years, by me <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of =
<signed> Ada A Casey   <signed> Mattie J Casey

Burial of Harvey Porter

Harvey, son of Wm J Porter, farmer and Sarah J. Black his wife of Stanbridge Quebec, died on the nineteenth and was buried on the twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of
<signed> A. P. Beatty     <signed> F. Beatty

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Baptisms of Florence M. and Joseph R. Christler

Florence Marion born twenty fifth of April eighteen hundred and seventy four and Joseph Reid born fifth October eighteen hundred and seventy-five, children of Mathias Chester Christler Machinist and Catharine Reid his wife of Stanbridge, Quebec, were baptized on the twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of
<signed> Catharine Christler
<signed> M C Christler





Baptized Nov 3 1878

Jennie Ellen daughter of Albert Boomhower + H Rose his wife was born in Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty seventh day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty one And was baptized on third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Married Jun 26 1878

Elias Wakefield Borden batchelor aged thirty three years son of Silas Borden and Sarah Foredo his wife. And Carrie Amelia McCarty spinster aged twenty five years daughter of James McCarty and Mary Brown his wife all of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in the banns of holy matrimony by the authority of license on the twenty sixth day of June. In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Elias W Borden
<signed> Carrie A McCarty
<signed> W A Morrison

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Baptized July 31 1878

Maud Cynthia daughter of William A Morrison and Charlotte L. Bain his wife was born in Frelighsburg  Township of St Armand East Province of Quebec on the twelfth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptized on the thirty first of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Charlott Morrison
<signed> W A Morrison

Florence Maud daughter of Joseph McDonald and Maria Cassidy his wife were born in the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty first day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptized on the second day of August of the same year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> M A Smith
<signed> H H Smith

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Baptized Aug 3 1878

Frank Maynard son of Andrew Symms and Hellen Maynard his wife was born in the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty fourth day of September one thousand eight hundred and sixty nine. Also
Herman Andrew born of the same parents in the same place on the fourth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy two. The above Frank Maynard + Herman Andrew were baptized on the third day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Andrew Symms <signed> Hellen Symms

Baptised Nov 3 1878

Joseph son of William Seagel private and Lucine Murgatroy his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the thirteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred + sixty two and baptized on the third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Buried Aug 4 1878

Charles Clarence aged one year and two months son of Andrew Symms and Hellen Maynard his wife of the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the third day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight: And was buried on the fourth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Jas N. Smith
<signed> Andrew Symms




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Marriage 10th Aug

Elvin Miad* Martin yeoman, widower, of Bedford in the township of Stanbridge Co. of Missisquoi in the prov. of Quebec and Melissa Hauver of the same place, spinster, were married in presence of the subscribing witnesses, brother and sister of the bride, after due publications of banns by me on the tenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                                M. Min.
Witnesses
<signed> Elvin M. Martin
<signed> Melissa Hauver
<signed> Wm. H. Hauver
<signed> Alla A Hauver

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Marriage 14th Augt. 1878

On this fourteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight John Hodge, laborer, bachelor, and Elvira Reynolds spinster, being of age (i. e.  twenty-one years) both of the township of Stanbridge in the Co. of Missisquoi in the prov. of Quebec, were married after due publication of banns by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                Min M. Ch.
In presence of
<signed> John Hodge
<signed> Elvira Reynolds
<signed> Lorenz Hodge
<signed> Prudence Reynolds

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Baptised Aug 7th 1878

Annie Bell daughter of Henry Clement and Eliza Jane Whitney his wife was born at Franklin Vermont U.S. on the twenty sixth day of April one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight and was baptized on the seventh day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> John R Clement
<signed> Eliza J Clement




Buried Aug 8 1878

Herman Andrew son of Andrew Symms and Hellen Maynard his wife aged five years + ten months of the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the seventh day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the eighth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> Andrew Symms <signed> Hellen Symms

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Baptised Aug 11 1878

Edith Celina daughter of Allen W. Miner and Cynthia Jane Abbott his wife was born on the sixteenth day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec And was baptized on the eleventh day of August of the same year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

Buried Aug 13th 1878

Annie Bell aged ten years and three months daughter of Henry Clement and Eliza J. Whitney his wife of the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the twelfth day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the thirteenth day of the same month + year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John K. Clement
<signed> Eliza J. Clement

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Buried 18 1878

Emily Edith daughter of David P. Stinehour and Laura Daggatt his wife of Frelighsburg County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the seventeenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the eighteenth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> G W Stinehour

Burial Aug 20 1878

Lodema Steinhour of Lawrence Mass U.S. died at Frelighsburg, on the nineteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twentieth day of the same month, by me
                                                                <signed> R. Robinson
Witnesses
<signed> J. L. Molsberg
<signed> C. Austin

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Buried August 21st 1878

Maria Mountain wife of the Reverend Hugh Cairns of Frelighsburg in the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec. Aged thirty-five years departed this life on the nineteenth day of August. In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. And was buried on the twenty first day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> Wm Scott
                                                                                Officialing Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H. Cairns
<signed> Rebecca Sinillie*
<signed> Samuel Jackson

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Burial

Edna Stinehour of Lawrence Mass U.S. died at Frelighsburg on the thirtieth day of August and was buried on the first of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by Wm Scott offiz. minister for

Witnesses
<signed> J. L. Molsburg
<signed> C. Austin

Robt. Linus, tailor, of Frelighsburg in the Co. of Missisquoi in the pro. of Quebec died on the second and was buried on the third of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me
                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                Min M. Ch. C.
<signed> J. L. Molsburg
<signed> C. Austin


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Buried Sept 5 1878

Charles Hope of Abbotts Corner Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged seventy eight years departed this life on the third day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the fifth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Harriet Hope
<signed> H H Smith

Buried Aug 23 1878

Agurtha Arminta daughter of David Cyr and Emma Jane Smith his wife of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty second day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twenty third day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by Walter S. Ingalls for me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Geo Whyer*
<signed> W S Ingalls

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Married Sep 10th 1878

John Call aged twenty five years son of Lyman Call and Lovina Bates his wife and Francis Lestia Curley aged twenty two years daughter of William Curley and Catherine Newton his wife all of the township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in marriage by authority of License on the tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John Call
<signed> Frannie L Call
<signed> John A Roystan
<signed> Ella C Roystan






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Buried Sept 9th 1878

Mary Olive daughter of Edmund Ingalls + Mary O Chandler his wife aged seven years of the township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the eighth day of September In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the ninth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> N. Lillian Smith
<signed> Jas. N. Smith

Buried Sept 19th 1878

Willis C. aged three years son of Carmia Wightman and Orecha V. Claflin his wife of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the eighteenth day of September In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the nineteenth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by Reverend Samuel Jackson for me
                                                                <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> Carmia Wightman

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Buried Sept 25th 1878

Orcelia Caroline Gardner wife of Erastus Chandler of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, aged fifty seven years departed this life on the twenty third day of September. In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twenty fifth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> E. J. Briggs
<signed> W. N. Briggs

Married Oct 8 1878

John Lewis Tucker aged twenty three years son of Lewis Tucker and Lydia Wells his wife. And Florence Ross aged sixteen years daughter of Matthias Ross and Mary Ann Tweed his wife all of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in the banns of holy marriage by authority of publishment on the eighth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John L Tucker
<signed> Florence Tucker (Ross)
<signed> Harry Ross
<signed> Sarah A Tweed

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Buried Oct 10th 1878

Mary O. Chandler wife of Edmund Ingalls of the Township of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged thirty five departed this life on the seventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the tenth day of the same month + year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
DI.          Minister
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N. Smith

Baptism Oct 14 1878

Prudence Reliance daughter of Alfred Russel + Erissa Jenkins his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the tenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy + was baptised on the fourteenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight
Also Bertha Eunesteen baptised at the same time, born in the same place of the same parents on the twenty fifth day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy three Baptisms took place in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Alfred Russell
<signed> Erissa Russell

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Nelson son of James Borden and Arietta Clarkson his wife of the Township of Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, Canada and Happalonia daughter of Nathaniel Perkins and Julia Crandall his wife of the Township of Dunham in the afforsaid County, prov. + Domin. were  this second day of Dec. A.D. Eighteen hundred and seventy eight united in marriage after publication of Banns in presence of  by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                                Minister
Witnesses and parties
<signed> Nelson Borden
<signed>Happalonia Perkins
<signed> Felix Johnson
<signed> Helen Perkins

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Baptized Nov 3 1878

Charles Edward son of James Harrison + Catherine Brown his wife was born in Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty eighth day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty one + was baptized on the third day of November seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Baptized Nov 17 1878

Mary Ann daughter of John Clapper + Hannah Saltwill his wife was born Higate VT on the twentieth day of October one thousand eight hundred fifty eight + was baptised on the seventeenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Baptized Nov 17 1878

Luella Francis daughter of George H Kitridge + Anna M McFee his wife was born in the Town of St Albans VT U.S. on the twenty second day of February one thousand eight hundred + fifty six and was baptized on the seventeenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed>Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson







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Baptized Nov 17 1878

Edwin son of Gilman Tanner and Julie Westover his wife was born in the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the third day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty one and was baptized on the seventeenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Permilla Estilla daughter of Ira Rogers and May H Nice his wife was born in the township of Stanbridge Co. of Missisquoi + prov. Quebec A.D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty three and was baptized the seventeenth of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me
                                                                               
Witnesses
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

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Abigail Johnson daughter of John W. Johnson and Charlotte Stockwell his wife born thirtieth July eighteen hundred and twenty one in the Township of Stanbridge, Quebec, was baptized on the third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Minister
Wit.
<signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> L. B. Jackson

Buried Nov 26 1878

Agness Bell aged thirty years wife of William Henry Bridge of the Township of Bolton County of Brome Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty third day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was buried on the twenty sixth day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> W A Morrison
<signed> Jas N Smith




Frelighsburg Methodist Church – 1878-1879

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Married Dec 23 1878

Allen Boynton Gage of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged thirty nine years son of Luman Gage + Sarah Fordyce his wife. And Sarah Lowther Rudd of the Township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged twenty six years daughter of Henry Rudd and Sarah Lowther his wife were united in the banns of Holy Matrimony on the twenty third day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me <signed>H Cairns
                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Lucy J. Gage
<signed> Prudence A. Gage
 - - - - - -
Index to Marriages                                                                          Folio
John Foster + Jane Pierce                                                             4
Edward W. Bridge + M. M. Cullen                                                                             12
R. Mahannah + M. White                                                                                             8
E. W. Borden + C. A. McArty                                                                        13
E. M. Martin + M. Hauver                                                                                             15
J. Hodge + E. Reynolds                                                                                   16
J Call + F. L. Curley                                                                                                            19
J L Tucker + F Ross                                                                                                           20
N. Borden + H Perkins                                                                                    21
A. B. Gage + S. L. Rudd                                                                                   23
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1879
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Index + c + c
Baptisms              page      Marriages            page      Burials                   page
Alexander           6              Abbott                  17           Alexander           6
Ayers                    9              Bell                         5              Abbott                  3
Brown                   4              Davis                     8              Bridge                   2
Clarke                   12           Mather                 2              Brown                   4
Chaffee                12           Murgatory          14             do                         6
Hall                         11           Palmer                  15           Carpenter           16
Laraway               1              Vincent                14           Hope                     4
Murgatory          10                                                           Hulburt 3
Russell                  17                                                           Macy                     13
  do                         18                                                           Hall                         16                          
  do                         19                                                           Rice                        11
Seagal                   10                                                           Reid                       13
  do                         20                                                           Sewell                   3
  do                         9                                                              Smith                    5
Tree                       9                                                              Tree                       7
Tucker                  13                                                           Tucker                  15
                                                                                                Wightman           7
                                                                                                Vaughan              8
                                                                                                McKee                  7

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folio one

Register presented by the Reverend Hugh Cairns Minister of the Methodist Church of Canada at Frelighsburg in the County of Missisquoi, containing forty eight folios this one inclusion, to serve for the registration of the acts of Baptism, Marriage and Burial, which shall take place in the Saint Frelighsburg Circuit during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine.
                                                Given and Saulad at Bedford, under my hand and the Seal of the Circuit Court of Lower Canada in and for the County of Missisquoi, by and in pursuance to article twelve hundred and thirty six of the Code of Civil Procedure of Lower Canada, and to articles forty two and forty five of the Court Code of Lower Canada
                                                                                <signed> John Gough
Bedford this                                                                                       Clerk Circuit Court
thirteenth day of February Eighteen
hundred and seventy nine.

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Julia Emily daughter of George Ashley Laraway and Mary Isabella Graham his wife of the township of Dunham in the county of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and dominion of Canada was born on the nineteenth of October A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven and was baptized on the seventeenth of December A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight by me,
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of
<signed> George A Laraway
<signed> Issabella Laraway

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folio two

Joseph Harvey son of William Mather Mechanic and Maria Dickenson his wife and Percis Electa daughter of James Easan Wright, farmer, and Lorena Seagel his wife, all of the Township of Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi, Province of Quebec, Canada were united in holy matrimony on the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine in presence of William Wright brother of the bride and Hattie A. Smith subscribing witnesses by
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> Joseph Harvey Mather  }
<signed> Percie Electa Wright     }    Parties

<signed> William A. Wright                 }       Witnesses
<signed> Hattie A. Smith                     }




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Buried Jan 19 1879

Eva Grace daughter of William Henry Bridge + Agness Bell his wife of the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec was born on the thirtieth day of October one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and departed this life on the sixteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the nineteenth day of the same month + year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H Cairns
                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Jas N. Smith

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Buried Jan 21st 1879

Channcey Chandler Abbott of Abbotts Corner in the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec Aged seventy one years departed this life on the eighteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on twenty first day of the same month and year in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
D.            Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter

Buried Jan 22 1879

Margret Cruthers wife of Ransom P. Sewell of the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec Aged fourty five years: departed this life on the nineteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. And was buried on the twenty second day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                       <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H. H. Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter

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Buried Jan 30th 1879

Lourya Hullrul aged seventy three years of the parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec wife of the late Taylor Folsom departed this life on the twenty eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was burried on the thirtieth day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                 <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses <signed> C H Smith                                                                                   M. Minister
                <signed> Edwin Carpenter
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Baptized Feb 2 1879

Nellie Lee daughter of Charles Purchase Brown and Ann Coupples his wife was born in Freighsburg County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the sixteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy six Also
Jessie Harriett of the same parents + born in the same place on the twenty fourth day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. And both were baptized on the second day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses <signed> Jas. N. Smith
                <signed> Emily Coupples

Death

Ann Coupples aged twenty four years wife of Charles P. Brown of Frelighsburg County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the fourth day of February one thousand eight hundred + seventy nine and was buried on the sixth day of the same month + year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H. V. Lyk

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Buried Feb 23 1879

Mary Ann Llewellyh aged eighty three years wife of the late Charles Hope of Abbotts Corner in the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty first of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the twenty third day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter









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Married March 4 1879

John Johnson Bell of the Township of Shefford County of Shefford Province of Quebec son of Horatio Bell and Jane Booth his wife aged thirty five years And Lois Vail widow of Mason Thomas of the Township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec daughter of Edward Vail and Ann Lebott his wife were united in marriage by authority of License on the fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
                Parties { <signed> John J. Bell
                                { <signed> Louis Thomas
                <signed> Richard Robinson
                <signed> Harriet Robinson

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Buried March 11 1879

Lena Gertrude daughter of James H. Smith and Emily Holden his wife aged seven years of Frelighsburg County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the eighth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the eleventh day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John F. Alexander
<signed> Bertha E. Alexander

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Buried Mar 22 1879

Charles Francis Holden aged two years son of John F. Alexander of Montreal and Emily B. Smith his wife departed this life at Frelighsburg Province of Quebec on the twentieth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the twenty second day of the same month and year In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John F. Alexander
<signed> Bertha E. Alexander



Baptized Mar 31 1879

James Hugh son of John F. Alexander of Montreal and Emily B. Smith his wife was born at Frelighsburg Province of Quebec on the second day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptized on the thirty first day of March of the following year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                                      <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> John F. Alexander
<signed> Bertha E. Alexander

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Buried Mar 23 1879

Jessie Harriet infant daughter of Charles P. Brown and Ann Coupples his wife of Frelighsburg Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty first day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the twenty third day of the same month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                                                                            <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H. V. Lyk
<signed> J. N. Smith

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folio seven

Buried Mar 19th 1879

Caleb Rogers Tree of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged seventy three years departed this life on the sixteenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the nineteenth day of the same Month and year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> G S Tree
<signed> Abbie J A Tree

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Buried 16th March 1879

Samuel McKee, artist, of the township of Stanbridge in the County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, Canada died on the thirteenth and was buried on the sixteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses <signed> E J Briggs
David + {his mark} Sanderson

Buried 6th April 1879

Elizabeth Ardell daughter of Noah Wightman, farmer, and Nancy Rogers his wife born 11th Aug 1878 died on the fourth and was buried on the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and seventy nine
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                Offt. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> David Vaughan

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folio eight

William Augustus, son of William Davies, yeoman, widower, of the Township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and and Dominion of Canada; and Malinda daughter of Lyman Johnson, and relict of James Gardner, in his life time farmer of the Parish of St. Armand West in the county, province and dominion above named were by authority of license joined together in holy matrimony on this twenty third day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine by me
                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of
<signed> Wm A. Davies                } Parties
<signed> Malinda Johnson          }

<signed> C. S. Sornburger            & <signed> Mary Eastwood: Witnesses

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Buried May 9 1879

Jane Minerva Vaughan aged sixty six years wife of Samuel Macey of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the seventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the nineth day of the same month + year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter









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Baptized May 11 1878

Emma Ayen daughter of George Samuel Tree and Abigail Jane Ayen his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twelfth day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight Also
George Henry born of the same parents in the same place on the tenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy two. The above persons were baptized on the eleventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> G S Tree
<signed> Abbie J A Tree

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Baptized May 11 1878

Harvard Webster son of Anson M. Seagel + Abigail Johnson his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the third day of December one thousand eight hundred + seventy Also Bertha Jane born of the same parents at Abbotts Corner County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec  on the nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy two. The above persons were baptized on the eleventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Abbie J A Tree
<signed> Abbie Seagel

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Baptized May 11 1878

Lucina daughter of William Murgatroy and Kitty Tanner his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty first day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty three and was baptized in the eleventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Abbie J A Tree
<signed> Abbie Seagel



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Baptized May 11 1878

Howard Henry son of William Seagel and Lucina Murgatroy his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twelfth day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixty eight: Also Delia Hellen born of the same parents in the same place on the twenty third day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy. Also
Edwin born of the same parents in the same place on the eighth day of August one thousand eight hundred and seventy five. Also Kitty Ann born of the same parents in the same place on the nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight: The above persons were baptized on the eleventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me                                   <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Abbie J A Tree
<signed> Lucina Seagel

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Baptized May 15 1878

Clarence Carlton son of Henry Carlton Hall and Edela Hyett his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty sixth day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight and was baptized on the fifteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> N. C. Hall
<signed> A C Hall

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Burial

Augustus Loren Price of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and dominion of Canada died on the eleventh and was buried on the twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine in presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
<signed> E J Briggs


Frelighsburg Methodist Church – 1878-1879

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Baptized May 18 1879

Lucy daughter of Alex Clark and Betsy Lavery his wife was born in the Township of Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the seventeenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight Also
Ida born in the same place of the same parents on the fifth day of June one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and both of the above were baptized on the eighteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter

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Baptized May 18 1879

Laura Elma daughter of John Chaffee and Lutheria Wheeler his wife was born in Dunham County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the twenty second day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and was baptized on the eighteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> H H Smith
<signed> Edwin Carpenter

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Baptized May 25 1879

Daniel Webster son of Lewis Tucker and Lydia Wells his wife was born in Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec on the fifteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty two and was baptized on the twenty fifth day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M. Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Henry W. Tucker
<signed> Alice L Tucker


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Buried May 29 1879

Samuel Macey aged sixty seven years of the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec departed this life on the twenty seventh day of May one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the twenty nineth day of the same month in the same year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by Rev E Prouty for me
                                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
Witnesses
<signed> Julius W. Macey
<signed> J. W. Ferres

Matilda wife of Joseph Reid died at Riceburg Stanbridge East Quebec on the eleventh and was buried on the thirteenth day of December Eighteen hundred and seventy nine by me
                                                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                                                Min.
Witnesses
<signed> H. B. Kemp
<signed> N. N. Briggs

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Married

Eli Murgatroy laborer of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi and Province of Quebec, Canada and Clara Unwin of the same place were united in marriage by authority of banns published according to law.
Done at Stanbridge aforesaid by me this twenty second day of December Eighteen hundred seventy nine. Eli who does not sign hath made his mark.              <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                                                Minister
In presence of
<signed> J. P. Corey                                       Eli + {his mark} Murgatroy
<signed> H G Phelps                                      <signed> Clara Unwin

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Married June 10 1879

Noble Nelson Vincent son of Nelson L. Vincent and Mary Ann Noble his wife aged thirty four years And Harriet Meresha Holden daughter of Orin Holden and Amy Dunning his wife aged twenty five years both of the Parish of St Armand East County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec were united in marriage by authority of License on the tenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses <signed> J N Smith
<signed> N. Lilian Smith
Parties <signed> Noble N. Vincent
<signed> Hattie M. Holden

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Buried June 29 1879

Daniel Webster Tucker of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec aged thirty seven years departed this life on the twenty seventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine and was buried on the twenty nineth day of the same month in the same year. In the presence of subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> H. Cairns
                                                                                                M Minister
Witnesses
<signed> Henry W. Tucker
<signed> Alice L Tucker

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Marriage Palmer + McGregor

On the second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine, Elgin son of Lyman Palmer and Rose Ann Christler his wife, bachelor, painter; and Marion Elliott daughter of John M. McGregor, notary, and Elisabeth Elliott his wife, a minor, all of the township of Stanbridge county of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and dominion of Canada were united in marriage by authority of License and with the full consent of the parents of the bride in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
Witnesses } <signed> J. M. McGregor                    <signed> Elgin Palmer    } Parties
                     } <signed> E McGregor                                             <signed> M. E. McGregor           

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Omitted last year

Burial of M E Carpenter Nov 1 / 78.

Merrit E. Carpenter, farmer of parish of St. Armand East in the County of Missisquoi died on the twenty ninth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight, and was buried on the first day of November, in the same year by me
                                                                                <signed> Richard Robinson
                                                                                                Minister
<signed> Edwin Carpenter
<signed> Jas N. Smith



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Mary, relict of the late Robt. Hall in his life time Farmer of Denmmoor County of Fermanagh, Ireland, died on the fourth and was buried on the sixth day of July A.D. Eighteen hundred and seventy nine, in the Township of Stanbridge, County of Missisquoi + Province of Quebec, Canada, aged eighty nine years.                                           <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                Offig. Minister
<signed> S. K. Palmer

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Marriage: E. B. Abbott & P. A. Seofield

On the seventh day of November Eighteen hundred and seventy nine, Edmund B. Abbott son of Chancy C. Abbott and Mary Carpenter his wife, bachelor, farmer; and Prudence A. Seofield daughter of Lorenzo D. Seofield and Charlotte Carpenter his wife, spinster, all of St Armand East in the county of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada, were united in marriage by authority of License in the presence of subscribing witnesses
                                                                                                by me
                                                                                                <signed> J E Richardson
                                                                                                                                M M
Parties: <signed> E. B. Abbott
                <signed> Prudence A Seofield
Witnesses: <signed> W A Morrison
                <signed> C T Morrison

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Baptism

Alfred Keith son of Jeremiah Russell in his lifetime farmer of the Township of Stanbridge in the county of Missisquoi in the province of Quebec and Mercy Jenkins his wife was born the thirty first day of October (A. D.) Eighteen hundred and fourteen and baptized this fourth day of December Eighteen hundred and seventy nine by me
                                                                <signed> J E Richardson
In presence of
<signed> Samuel Jackson             } Wit.
<signed> William H Russell  }

William Hannible son of Alfred Keith Russell farmer of the township of Stanbridge and county of Missisquoi and province of Quebec and Persis Seagel his wife was born the first day of June A.D. Eighteen hundred and fifty nine and baptized fourth December Eighteen hundred and seventy nine
                                                                by <signed> J E Richardson
In presence of
<signed> Samuel Jackson                    }      
and <signed> Corinthia Russell   }


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Baptism:
Persis Philena, daughter of Alfred Keith Russell and Persis Seagel, was born sixteenth October Eighteen hundred and sixty two (A.D.) and
Harriet Laurene daughter of the same was born the fifth of April eighteen hundred and fifty four (A.D.) and
Corintha Bertha daughter of the same was born the twenty seventh September Eighteen hundred and fifty six (A.D.) and
Lanie Alice daughter of the same Alfred Keith Russell farmer of the township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi province of Quebec and Persis Seagal his wife and were all baptized this fourth day of December eighteen hundred and seventy nine by
                                                                                                <signed> J E Richardson
In presence of
<signed> Samuel Jackson
and <signed> W. N. Russell

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1879 Baptism of

Florena Adelia born thirteenth December eighteen hundred and seventy three; and
Floretta May, born second May Eighteen hundred and seventy five both daughters of Alvin Soule and Persis Philena Russell his wife and Sanford Brigham born eighth of June Eighteen hundred and seventy eight, son of the said Alvin Soule farmer of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi and province of Quebec and Persis Philena Russell his wife were all baptized this fourth day of December A.D. Eighteen hundred and seventy nine by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
In presence of
<signed> W N Russell +
<signed> J. E Richardson

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Baptism

Gertrude daughter of William Seagel farmer of the Township of Stanbridge County of Missisquoi Province of Quebec, Canada and Lucina Murgatroy his wife was born on the nineteenth June, eighteen hundred, sixty three and baptized on the thirty first of August eighteen hundred and seventy nine in presence of the subscribing witnesses by me
                                                                                <signed> Samuel Jackson
                                                                                                                Min.
In presence of
<signed> J A Welsh
<signed> F Pierce