Sunday, 21 August 2016

Sutherland McKay’s Bible information

We are wondering if this rings  bell with  any viewer. 

Do you know of a Sutherland McKay circa the mid 1870's

We came across this page in a a bible years ago. We have not found any reference to the names shown of Sutherland McKay and his wife Elizabeth Mary

The words on this page are 
To Sutherland McKay from his affectionate wife Elizabeth Mary May 3rd 1874

Sutherland McKay’s Bible information

Hugh McKay born Sept. 10th 1863 at half past 3 afternoon.
Donald McKay born August 19th 1865, half past one, Morning.
John Maclean McKay born Nov. 23rd 1868, quarter to eleven night
Ellen McKay the adopted daughter of Sutherland and Elizabeth McKay born April 15th 1861

Elizabeth Mary McLean mother to the above born April 15th 1838

Sutherland McKay and Elizabeth Mary McLean married March 4th 1861


Unknown - Bible entry
Holy Bonds of Matrimony
Name of bride and groom not entered
At Alexander Topp house on the fourth day of March in the Year of our Lord 1861…….. in presence of 
Margaret Brown
Andrew Herrenton

signed Alexander Topp, minister of Knox Church, Toronto 

See marriage below which is the one referred to above. 

Page 117, return 101: by Rev Alexander Topp, Knox Presbyterian Church

Sutherland McKAY, 34, Forres Sutherlandshire Scotland, Toronto, s/o Hugh McKAY & Mary McDONALD, married Elizabeth McLEAN, 23, London England, Toronto, d/o Hugh McLEAN & Elizabeth BROAD, witn: Andrew HETHERINGTON & Margaret BROWN, both of Toronto, 04 Mar 1861.


Any leads would be  welcomed

take care and God Bless
Alex W Fraser
Courtenay, BC

Friday, 19 August 2016

Family Bible of John P. Stone & Hattie M. Ouderkirk

Family Bible of John P. Stone & Hattie M. Ouderkirk

The following information was copied from a bible we found at an antique store in Monkland, Ont., on Hwy 138 circa the mid 1990's. In this bible was a copy of the marriage Certificate of John P. Stone & Hattie Ouderkirk.  Wanted $75.00 for the bible, which was in very poor shape.  Size about 10 x 14, 6 inches thick, lots of lose pages

John P. Stone & Hattie M. Ouderkirk were united in holy matrimony at Berwick on the 19 day of April in the year of our Lord 1905, presence Abner Ouderkirk, Lillie Barkley by Rev. W. J. Blannish.

1st page - 
Stone of Norwood, N.Y.
Hattie Ouderkirk daughter of George of Berwick 

Page 3 - Births
George Philip Stone born Jan. 1906
William Evert Stone born Dec. 22, 1908
Willis Barkley Miller born Nov. 27, 1906
Mary Sarah Barkley born Jan. 3rd. 1892
Lillie May Beatrice Barkley born July 27th 1887
Claudie Edmund Meldrum born July 22, 1908
Dalton McDermid born July 25, 1911
Inez McDermid Jan. 22, 1914
Goldia Meldrum Nov. 22, 1910
Claude Meldrum Oct. 31, 1912
Hilda Meldrum Nov. 10, 1915
Vivian Ouderkirk  April 18, 1931
Doris Carbino Aug. 30, 1931
Floyd Dingwall July 14, 1933
Doris McDermid Sep 29, 1934
Lyle McDermid April 27, 1936
Leila McDermid Nov. 8, 1916

page 4 - Marriages
1 - John P. Stone & Hattie M. Ouderkirk Apr. 19, 1905
2 - Mr. James Barkley to Cathern P. Ouderkirk married 8 July 1885
3 - Mr. Angus McDermid to Mary S. Barkley married Sep. 28, 1910
4 - Mr. Wilberte Ouderkirk to Goldia Meldrum Nov. 12, 1930
5 - Mr. Dalton McDermid to Dorothy Clements Aug. 19, 1931
6 - Mr. Elwood Carbino to Hilda Meldrum June 25, 1932
7 - Mr. Lynden Dingwall to Leila McDermid Feb. 24, 1933

page 5 - Deaths
Mrs. John P. Stone died June 13th, 1910 aged 33 
Claudie Meldrum died ________
Mr. James E. Barkley died Nov. 2, 1917 aged 54 & 8 months, 2 days
Mr. George Ouderkirk died Feb. 13, 1918
Mrs. James E. Barkley died Dec. 25, 1932, aged 68 years, 3 months & 22 days
Kenneth Dingwall 27 of Nov. 1937
Shirley Dingwall 24 of Dec 1939
Winston Dingwall 23 of Dec 1941
Isabelle Dingwall 27 of Feb 1944

Enjoy the journey

take care and God Bless
Alex W Fraser