The Advertiser and Eastern Township Sentinel 1856-1861

Jan 25, 1856


At Dunham, on the 17th instant, at the Hotel of Levi[xx] taver, Esq., by the Rev. J. Gear, Mr. Corydan C. Stone, to Miss Elizabeth Stone, by License.

Feb1, 1856


At Beaver Hill, Knowlton, on the 30-h ult., the wife of Mr. John St. Martin, Saddler, of a son.

At Knowlton, on the 27th ult., the wife of Mr. Chauncey Tibbetts, Carpetner, of a son.

Feb 8, 1856


At Brome, on the x1st ult., the wife of Mr. Erastus Tibbits, of a daughter.

At Brome, on the xxxx ult., the wife of Mr. Wm. Crowhurst, of a daughter.

Jan 2, 1857


Of scarlet Fever, on the morning of the 28th Dec. Mary Jane only daughter of Capt Alonzo Wood of Frost Village aged 1 year and 8 months.

Jan 23, 1857


On the 5th instant, by the Reverend J. Hug. Il, John R. Coones, to Mary J. Drew, only daughter of Hiram Drew, Esq, all of Bolton.


At Cowansville on the 19th instant, Mrs E. T. Miles of a son.

Jan 8, 1858


SPACKMAN—HOBBS.—At St. George’s Church, Granby, on the 29th ult., by license, by the Rev. Wm. Jones, Thomas, second son of John Speckman, Esq, Westwood Manor, England, to Miss Elizabeth Hobbes.

TURNER—CARTY.—At Dunhan, on the 31st ult., by the Rev. Mr. Scott, William Tarnet, to Rebecca Carty, both of Dunham.

PERKINS—MARTIN.—At Potton, on the 24th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Gersey, Erastus Perkins, to Miss Lucy E. Martin, both of the Township of Potton.

McMANNIS—BLANCHARD.—On the 31sr ult., by the Rev. S. G. Phillips, Mr. James McMannus, of Bolton, to Miss Lydia Blanchard, of Potton.

KINGSBURY—KILBIRN.—At Dunham, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. A. Flandors, A. Sidney Kingsbury, to Almira I.. Kilburn.


WESTOVER.—At Bolton, on the 29th ult., after a long and painful illness, Mary Ann, wife of Moses Westover, aged 29 years.

Feb 5, 1858


MARTIN, -- On the 31st ult, Martha M., daughter of Nelson and Hannah Martin, of Potton, aged 3 months.

Feb 19, 1858

OBITUARY, -- Died on the 16th last,, Mr. John Mahedy, late of the Township of Sherrington, L. C. He was on a visit to his son Mr. Michael Mahedy, of North Shefford. The deceased reached the venerable old age of 76 years and 8 months. He was one of the early settlers of his adopted Township, where he resided for nearly thirty years, highly respected.  He was a practical scholar, of a profound education, well versed in the histories of ancient and modern times, and for many years a contributor to the public Press of his native and adopted country. He was a native of the county of Longford, Ireland, and father to P. Mahedy, of this Township. The internment will take palce at the Catholic cemetery of Granby, the day (Friday), at 10 o’clock A. M. – Com.

Mar 3, 1859


DALMAGE.—At Frost Village, on the 26th Feb., the wife of R. W. Dalmage, C. E., of a son.


ROBERTS.—At South Stukeley, on the 18th Feb., William, only son of Hallam Roberts, Esq., aged 4 years, 2 months, 22 days.

Jan 5, 1860


BERTRAND—STIMSON.—At Saint Mark’s Church, Milton, on the 31st Dec., by the Rev. Gen. Slack, Mary E. Stimson, second daughter of Geo. Stimson, Esq., of Milton, to Timothee Bertrand, Esq., merchant, of the same place.

SHEPHERD—KNOWLTON.—In Granby, on the 23rd ult., by the Rev. Mr. Bucher, by license, Mr. George J. Shepherd to Miss Rosetta M. Knowlton, both of South Stukely.

Jan 12, 1860


CLARK—BENHAM.—On the 2nd inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, in East Farnham, by the Rev. Mr. Hunt, William Clark, Esq., of North Stanbridge, to Sarah Ann Benham.

Jan 19, 1860


TULLER—McLEAN.—On the 27th ult., at the Wesleyan Parsonage, Frost Village, by the Rev. John Armstrong, Mr. Edwin Tuller to Miss Jane Ann McLean, both of Shefford.

ROONEY—KNOWLTON.—On the same day, at the same place, by the same, Mr. James Rooney to Miss Hannah M. Knowlton, both of South Stukely.


LEWIS.—At Shefford, on the 18th inst., Polly Savage, widow of the late Silas Lewis, xxx, aged 81 years.

Her father was the first settler in this Township, she then being 15 years old.

Friends and acquaintenaces are respectfully requested to attend her funeral, at St. Luke’s Church, Waterloo, Saturday next, 1 o’clock P.M.

Jan 26, 1860


COUSENS—BLUNT.—On the 2nd inst., at Knowlton, by the Rev. John Armstrong, Mr. Edward E. Cousens to Miss Mary M. Blunt, both of Bolton.

KINDELL—McMORINE.—Also, on the 18th inst., at Lawrenceville, by the same license, Mr. Dexter W. Kindell to Miss Barbara McMorine, both of Lawrenceville.

ST. DENIS—PERAS.—In the Parish of St. Francis Xavier, on the 24th inst., by the Rev. C. Boucher, Joseph St. Denis to Hermine Peras, both of Shefford.

Feb 2, 1860


BROOKS – At South Stukely, on the 23rd instand, the wife of L. H. Brooks, of a son.


ELLIS.—In this place, on the 26th ult., Albert Edward, son of R. A. Ellis, Esq., aged 3 ½ months.

WARE.—At Knowlton, on the 28th of January, of consumption, Hannah E. Ware, aged 21 years and 8 months.

Jan 3, 1861


WHITEHEAD.—In Shefford, on Sunday morning, the 23rd ult., Josiah, son and only child of David and Lydia Whitehead, aged 19 years and 6 months.

His sufferings were extreme for about five months; but he departed this life in the joyous hope of inheriting the land where  “there shall be no more pain,” when He who sits on the throne shall “create all things new.”

Our pleasures here, how soon they’re past!

Our brightest joys decay;

But pleasure there, forever last,

And cannot fade away.

Here, sins and sorrows we deplore,

With many cares distressed;

But there, the mourners weep no more,

And there, the weary rest.

Jan 7, 1861


HACKWELL.—BEERS.—On the 6th inst., at St. Luke’s Church, Waterlook, by the Rev. D. Lindsay, M.A., Joseph, eldest son of Wm. Hackwell, Esq., of Hoscubel, to Catherine, daughter of Robt. Beers, of North Stukely.

Montreal Witness please copy.


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GILMAN.—At South Stukely, on the 21st December, after a long and painful sickness, which was endured with Christian patience, Nicholas Gilman, aged – sty seven years, six months and twenty-two days.

Jan 14, 1861


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MacKAY.—At Waterloo Hotel, Waterloo, C.E., Rosa

Jan 17, 1861


GRIGGS—GLEESON.—At Cowansville, on the 8th, inst., by the Rev. Wm. Jones, Mr. Truman C. Griggs, of Granby, to Emily E., second daughter of H. Gleeson, Esq., of Cowansville.


ALLARD.—In Shefford, on the 5th inst., Betsey Neal, widow of the late Henry Allard, aged 83 years, 8 months and 3 days.

BURTON.—At North Shefford, on the 7th mst., after a long and painful illness of two years, Elizabeth, second daughter of Robert Burton, Esq., aged 33 years.

RAY.—At Worcester, Mass., on the 1st inst., after a short illness of congestion on the lungs, Cordelia, wife of Mr. James Ray, formerly of Granby, aged 35 years.

Jan 21, 1861


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LEFEBVRE.—At Knowton, Brome, on Thursday, 14th mst, Eliza Virginnie, aged 5 years, 9 months and 8 days, daughter of Joseph Lefebvre, Esq., N. P.

JOHNSTON.—At Dunham, on Tuesday, the 12th mst., at the residence of his son, in the 91st year of his age, Alexander Johnston, of County Armagh, Ireland.