Listed in Alphabetical Order by Grooms’ Surname

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A   B   C   D   E-F   G   H   I-J-K   L   M   N-O   P-Q   R   S   T-U-V   W-X   Y-Z  






Rathbun -



On March 5th, Henry Rathbun, Sophiasburg, to Kate J. Hicks, North Fredericksburgh.


Mar 14 1895

Weekly British Whig

Reid –



Reid – Asselstine Wedding at Napanee –

Napanee, June 21 – A pretty wedding was solemnized at Trinity United Church, Napanee on Tuesday evening, June 21st, when Evelyn Dace, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Asselstine became the bride of George Stanley Reid, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reid, Napanee.

The ceremony was performed in the presence of a large number of friends by Rev. Harry Pawson.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, looked charming in a georgette gown of Spanish tile with picture hat of French grey and wore a corsage of yellow roses. The bride also wore a beautiful fox stole, the gift of the groom.

The organist W. R. Gray, L.R.C.M. played Lohengrin’s wedding march throughout the ceremony and during the signing of the register Mrs. Gray sang sweetly “O Promise Me.”  The church was decorated very artistically with peonies, yellow roses and blossoms.

Immediately after the ceremony, the happy couple left by motor for points east and on their return will reside in Napanee.

The groom has been a member of the staff of the Acme Dairy for the past three years.


Stray Newspaper Clipping

Reid -



Frederick Reid, age 31 Res: Parma, b. Ernesttown, Bachelor, Laborer, Methodist, son of Robert Reid & Catharine Compson

May Hendy, age 20, Res: Parma, Ont., b. London, England, Spinster, Methodist, dau. of Thomas Hendy & Emma Uncles

Married at Parma, February 17th, 1909 by Rev. W. S. Boyce, Minister, Methodist

Witnesses:  William Spicer, Parma, Ont, & Mrs. Emma Eliza Spicer, Parma, Ont.


Methodist Marriage Records

Conway - Adolph.


Rennie -



At Napanee Road, on June 5th, Robert Rennie, North Fredericksburgh, and Nellie, daughter of W. P. Bowen, Richmond.


June 10 1895

Daily British Whig

Ressor -



RESSOR - FOWLER -  On the 9th inst., at Christ Church, Amherst Island, by the Rev. C.R. Cartwright, assisted by the Rev. W. Roberts, Henry Arthur Ressor, Esq., Barrister-at-law, Toronto, to Frances Louise, youngest daughter of D. Fowler, Esq., R.C.A., the Cedars, Amherst Island.


ca 1880’s

From the Watson Scrapbooks

Richards -



On the 24th May, Rev. Thomas Richards, to Mary Jane, daughter of James Joyce, of North Fredericksburgh.


June 3 1882

Daily British Whig

Richardson –




St. Alban’s rectory, Adolphustown, was the setting of a quiet but pretty wedding Saturday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m., DST., when Rev. C. C. Brazill united in marriage Beryl, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell cousins, Dorland and Pte. Bruce Richardson, Canadian Dental Corps, Kingston, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Richardson, Kingston.

The bride wore a dress of turquoise blue crepe, sequin trimmed, with hat to match and corsage of roses. The bridesmaid, Miss Elda O’Brien, Kingston, cousin of the groom, was dressed in wood rose crepe with black accessories.

The groom was attended by the bride’s brother, Sgt. Sid Cousins, of the R.C.A.M.C., Valcartier, Que.

Following the ceremony a luncheon was served at the home of the bride’s parents to immediate relatives of the bride and groom.

The bride and groom will reside in Kingston.


Jan 22 1941

Kingston Whig Standard

Rikely -



George Herbert Rikely, age 33, Res: S. Fredericksburgh, b. S. Fredericksburgh, Bachelor, Farmer, Methodist, son of John C. Rikely & Margaret Loyst.

Agnes A. Gilbert, age 30, Res: S. Fredericksburgh, b. S. Fredericksburgh, Spinster, Methodist, dau of Daniel Gilbert & Emily Roblin.

Married at Parma, April 19th, 1905, by Henry Thomas, Meth. Minister.

Witnesses:  Herbert Chalmers, Dorland & Edna J. Gilbert, Sillsville.


Methodist Marriage Records

Conway - Adolph.


Rilett -



RILETT - FORAN -  On the 9th inst., by the Rev.  Geo. Fergusson, assisted by Rev. J. H. Collins, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. George H. Rilett, of Saltfleet, to Miss Sarah Foran, only daughter of James M. Foran, Esq., of Saltfleet, Wentworth County, Ont.


Sept 16 1885

The Christian Guardian

Ritchie -



RITCHIE - HASTINGS - On Monday, July 19th, at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev. Jasper Wilson, B.A., Mr. George S. Ritchie, of Alcona, Michigan, to Miss Ann Jane Hastings, of Watford, Ont.


July 28 1886

The Christian Guardian

Robertson -



ROBERTSON - CAMPBELL -  On Monday, 7th inst., by the Rev. W. R. Young at the residence of the bride’s father, Ortin Robertson, Esq., to Helen G., daughter of D. A. Campbell, Esq., all of South Fredericksburgh.


Sept 16 1885

The Christian Guardian

Robertson -



Matrimony - A wedding of interest to Napaneeans occurred Tuesday afternoon at the residence of the bride's father, C. Gibson Hawley, Gosport, when his only daughter, Miss Tena Maud, became the bride of James E. Robertson, Sillsville. The wedding took place at 2.30 p.m. in the Hay Bay Methodist Church, Rev. Mr. Down officiating. The bride was attended by her cousin Miss Augusta Wilson, Ottawa, as maid of honour. The bride was attired in a handsome gown of white eolenne, trimmed with applique and carried a bouquet of cream roses. The maid of honour wore a similar gown and carried pink carnations. After the ceremony the guests numbering about seventy, repaired to the home of the bride's parents, where dainty refreshments were served. The bride's going away gown was of Claret colored silk with dainty hat to match. The newly wedded couple drove to Napanee and took the midnight train for a honeymoon in the east, after which they will settle down at Sillsville. The presents received by the bride were numerous and elegant, testifying to her popularity among her friends.


Sept 15 1905

Napanee Express

Robertson –



The marriage of Miss Zella Lee Parks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Parks, Hay Bay, took place on May 20th at Edmonton, to J. Reid Robertson, son of the late Dr. Hugh Robertson and Mrs. Robertson, of Toronto. Dr. McQueen, of Edmonton, performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Robertson will reside in Edmonton.


May 31 1913

Daily British Whig

Robertson -



ROBERTSON - SOMERVILLE - At the Vicarage, Napanee by Rev. J. H. H. Coleman, M.A., on Wednesday January 7th, 1920, William Robertson of Odessa, to Mabel, daughter of Samuel Somerville of the Township of Kingston, Frontenac.



Newspaper Clipping

Robinson -



In the Village of Bath, on the 25th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Clark, Mr. Stephen Robinson, son of Henry Robinson, Esq., of Glenvale, Township of Kingston, to Minerva J. Clapp, only daughter of D.L. Clapp, Esq., of South Fredericksburgh.


Apr 26 1866

Weekly British Whig




Robinson – Forneri – A wedding in which many Toronto people are interested took place in St. Luke’s Church, Kingston, last week. The bride was Kate, the second daughter of the Rev. R. S. Forneri, M.A., B.D., rector of St. Luke’s, the groom Christopher Robinson, C.E.  the bride’s father officiated.


From the Watson Scrapbooks

Robinson –



ROBINSON-GURREN – At Napanee, Sept. 9th, Holden Matthew Robinson to Mabel Gurren, both of the township of South Fredericksburgh.


Sept 12 1914

Daily British Whig




ROBLIN – BOGART – A quiet but pretty home wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Bogart, Adolphustown township, on Thursday, April 18th, 1918, at 8 a.m. when Marion Genevieve, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bogart, was united in marriage with Reade Mallory, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Roblin, of Adolphustown.  The marriage was solemnized by Rev. C. W. DeMille, and Pastor, Rev. W. S. Boyce.  The bride looked charming in a gown of blue ninon.  After the ceremony the guests repaired to the dining room where a dainty lunch was served.  Their many friends wish Mr. and Mrs. Roblin a happy and prosperous wedded life.


[Hay Bay] A very pretty wedding took place quietly last Thursday evening when Miss Genevieve Bogart, only daughter of L. Bogart, became the bride of Reade Roblin, only son of Will Roblin, of Adolphustown, Mr. Boyce and Mr. DeMille officiating.


ROBLIN-BOGART - At the home of Mr. L.F. Bogart, Adolphustown, on Thursday, April 18th, 1918, by Revds. C.W. DeMille, B.A., and W.S. Boyce, B.A., M. Genevieve Bogart to Reade Mallory Roblin, of Adolphustown.



From the Watson Scrapbooks


Apr 26 1918

Napanee Beaver

Roblin -




A quiet wedding took place at the home of Mrs. Martha Chalmers, Parma, Wednesday, June 5th, when her eldest daughter, Jennie E., was united in marriage to Mr. Fred B. Roblin, of Adolphustown. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Canon Roberts, under an arch of evergreens and flowers. The bride, who was daintily gowned in white Persian lawn, was given away by her eldest brother. She carried a shower bouquet of white carnations, and was attended by her sister, Miss Gertrude, who wore white muslin over pale blue and carried pink carnations. Mr. Ernest Roblin, of Watertown, brother of the groom, acted as best man. The groom's present to the bride was a sunburst of pearls, and to the bridesmaid a pearl and amethyst brooch. Luncheon was served at the close of the ceremony, after which Mr. and Mrs. Roblin left for Ottawa and Smith's Falls, amidst a shower of rice and good wishes. The bride's travelling suit was of light grey cloth. Many presents were received by the bride, which showed the high esteem in which she is held by her many friends.


June 14 1907

Napanee Beaver

Roblin -



Married - On the 6th inst., at Holbrook's Hotel, Belleville, by the Rev. J.W. German, Wesleyan Minister, Elora Ontario, Stephen P., youngest son of Stephen Roblin, to Sarah Jane, eldest daughter of Archibald C. Davis, Esq., Adolphustown.


Oct 8 1868

Napanee Standard

Roblin -



Married - By license, on the 19th ult., by the Rev. Phillip J. Roblin, Mr. David Roblin, merchant of Napanee, to Pamelia, second daughter of Jehial Hawley, Esq. of Fredericksburgh.


Oct 1 1832

Upper Canada Herald

Roblin -



By the Rev. Mr. Harding, on June 22nd, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Robert H. Roblin, of Sophiasburgh, to Elizabeth, the daughter of Mr. Ezra Mallory, of Adolphustown.


July 1 1875

Weekly British Whig

Roblin -



Last week Miss Edith Membery, of Adolphustown was united in marriage to John Roblin, of Napanee. The wedding breakfast was served at the residence of the bride's uncle, Mr. D.W. Allison. the bride was the recipient of many valuable presents, among which was a cheque for a handsome sum of money, given by her grandfather, Mr. Giles Membery.


July 2 1885

Weekly British Whig

Roblin -



At Bath at the residence of the Bride's Father, by the Rev. Mr. Harper, on Thursday, the 28th inst., Mr. Marshall P. Roblin, second eldest son of D. Roblin, Esq., M.P.P. to Miss Mary Ellen Nugent, Daughter of J. Nugent, Esq.


July 30 1858

Daily British Whig

Roblin -



ROBLIN-RIKELY - At Hayburn United Church, by Rev. K. Crawford, on Saturday, August 22, 1942, Mildred Jane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Rikely, and John Lewis (Jack) Roblin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reade Roblin, Adolphustown.



Hayburn United Church was the scene of a quiet but pretty mid-summer wedding on Saturday afternoon, August 22nd, at two-thirty o'clock, when Rev. K. Crawford united in marriage Mildred Jane, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Herbert Rikely, and John Lewis (Jack) Roblin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reade Roblin, Adolphustown. The church was beautifully decorated for the occasion with potted plants, cut flowers, fern and evergreen.

Entering the church to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, played by Mrs. Percy Hawley, the bride, given in marriage by her father, looked lovely in her delicate aqua blue sheer redingote ensemble with pleated hat of matching material, and a corsage of talisman roses and baby's breath.

Miss Ruth Dickson was the bride's only attendant, wearing a blue silk jersey jacket dress with turban to match, her corsage being pink sweetheart roses and fern. Mr. Carl Haight attended the groom.

Mrs. Rikely, mother of the bride, chose for her frock Belmont blue sheer, with matching accessories and wore a corsage of pink roses and fern. Mrs. Roblin, mother of the groom, wore powder blue and white sheer redingote ensemble with white accessories and a corsage of pink roses and fern.

Immediately after the wedding ceremony the bride and groom left amid showers of rice and confetti for Ottawa and other northwestern points.

Mr. and Mrs. Roblin will reside on the groom's farm, Adolphustown.


Sept 2 1942

Napanee Beaver

Roblin -



Roblin - Roblin

Married on Wednesday August 23rd at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. S.M. Vergusere, uncle of the groom, Almah A. Roblin, only daughter of J.F. Roblin, of Dorland to Mr. David Wright Roblin, of Adolphustown. Miss Bertie Roblin acted as bridesmaid and D.M. Allison, of Queen's College, Kingston assisted the groom. The bride looked lovely attired in her travelling suit and carrying a bouquet of white carnations. Miss Marie Spafford of Toronto made a very pretty flower girl dressed in white and carried a basket of choice flowers. The wedding march was played by Mrs. Spafford, of Toronto, the bride's cousin. After the ceremony the guests proceeded to the dining room, where an elegant luncheon was served, and then amid showers of rice the bride and groom started for New York and other cities.


The home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob F. Roblin, Adolphustown, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday, 23d inst., when their only daughter, Almah, was united in marriage to Mr. David Roblin, son of Jacob Roblin, ex-reeve of Adolphustown. The ceremony was performed by Rev. S. Ferguson, of Picton, uncle of the groom. The bride was attired in a green travelling suit and carried a beautiful white bouquet of chrysanthemums. She was attended by Miss Roblin, sister of the groom, and Miss Marie Spafford, of Toronto, who acted as maid of honor. The groom was assisted by Mr. David Allison, son of D.W. Allison, ex-M.P. There were about thirty guests assembled among whom were Mrs. (Rev.) Robert Brewster, of Blossburg, Pennsylvania, Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Carr, of Belleville, all of whom were married in the same room many years ago. Others who were present were Mr. and Mrs. Alva Carr, of Belleville, Mrs. Theodore Spafford and daughter, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Barton and Mrs. John Barton, of Picton; Mrs. Lazier, Brighton, and Mrs. (Rev.) Ferguson, of Picton. The bride received many useful and handsome presents which showed the high esteem in which she is held. After the wedding dinner was served the happy couple left amid showers of rice and hearty congratulations upon the afternoon boat on an extended wedding tour to Toronto, Niagara and other points.


Sept 15 1899

Napanee Express




Rogers -



On Oct 18, 1893, at the residence of the bride’s brother-in-law, W. J. White, Rounthwaite, Man., by the Rev. J. R. Shearer, Mr. H. J. Rogers, of Vancouver, B.C., to Miss N. A. Bower, of Ottawa



From the Watson Scrapbooks

Rombough –



Married – John Rombough, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas Rombough, and Eva Brooks, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Brooks, were quietly married in Napanee on Thursday last. They have gone to take up residence in Prince Edward.


May 2 1937



Rombough -



Miss Eileen Gallagher, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gallagher and Mr. Perry Rombough, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rombough, were united in marriage on April 4 by the Rev. H.F. Sanders. We wish the young couple a happy and prosperous married life. They were given a rousing chivari at the home of the bride on Friday evening.


Apr 13 1932

Napanee Beaver

Rose -



LOYST-ROSE – At Hayburn, Jan. 1st, Mabel B., only daughter of Jacob Loyst, to Charles W. Rose, Brantford.


WEDDING AT HAYBURN - A quiet and pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. Jacob Loyst, Hayburn, on New Years Day, when his only daughter, Mabel Blanche, one of Hayburn’s most popular young ladies, was united in marriage to Mr. Charles W. Rose of Brantford.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. W.S. Boyce, B.D. of Adolphustown circuit.  The bride gowned in pale blue, looked very pretty.  After congratulations the guests sat down to a sumptuous lunch.  The presents were many and useful.  Amid showers of rice, and with the best wishes of their many friends, Mr. and Mrs. Rose left for Napanee to take the train for the west.


A pretty wedding took place at the home of Jacob Loyst, Hayburn, on New Year’s day, when his only daughter, Mabel Blanche, was united in marriage to Charles W. Rose, Brantford.


Charles Wilfred Rose, age 30. Res: Brantford, b. Haldimand, Bachelor, Machinist, Methodist, son of Frederick Rose & Jane Soles

Mabel Blanche Loyst, age 27, Res: Hayburn, b. Hayburn, S. Fredericksburgh, Spinster, Methodist, dau. of Jacob Loyst & Mary Glass

Married at Hayburn, January 1st, 1908, by W. S. Boyce, Minister, Methodist

Witnesses:  Addie M. Mullett, Morven, Ernesttown & B. Loyst, Hayburn


Jan 13 1908

Kingston Whig Standard


Stray Clipping


Jan 13 1908

Daily British Whig


Methodist Marriage Records

Conway - Adolph.


Rose -



At Picton, on the 3rd instant, Mr. Charles H. Rose, of Hallowell, to Miss Elizabeth Vanalstine, of Fredericksburgh.


Dec 8 1879

Daily British Whig

Ross -



MARRIED - At Picton, on Monday, the 9th inst., by the Revd. Wm. Macaulay, Mr. Roderick Ross, merchant of Hillier, to Miss Christine, youngest daughter of the late James Cumming, Esq., of Hallowell.


Sept 21 1833

Kingston Chronicle & Gazette

Ross -



At the residence of the bride's father, on the 29th Sept. by the Rev. R. Harding, Rector, of Adolphustown, John George McTavish Ross, of Montreal, eldest son of the late George Ross, Esq., of the Hon. Hudson Bay Company, to Mary, second daughter of George Ham, Esq., J.P., Conway, Ont.


Oct 3 1873

Kingston News

Russell -



PRESTON - RUSSELL - At the home of the bride’s parents, Napanee, on Thursday, 28th, March, by Rev. J. R. Conn, M.A, Florence Edith, second daughter of Mr. D. H. Preston, K.C., and Alfred Lindsay Russell, M.D., of Ballieboro’ Ont.


From the Watson Scrapbooks

Russell -



At North Fredericksburgh, on Dec 25th, James Russell to Ellen, eldest daughter of the late John Rennie.


Dec 28 1878

Daily British Whig

Ruttan -



Allen - Ruttan - At the Bay Parsonage, South Napanee, on April 16th, 1913, by Rev. Geo. Nickle, Miss Annie L. Allen, of Adolphustown, to Mr. Harold Ruttan, of south Fredericksburgh.


April 18 1913

Napanee Beaver

Ruttan -



Married - By the same (Rev. Matthew Lang) on the 17th inst., Mr. John C. Ruttan, Farmer, of the Township of Adolphustown, to Miss Sarah Mary Bailey, of the Township of Pittsburgh.


Oct 23 1838

Upper Canada Herald

Ruttan -



At the manse, Napanee, 12th Jany., by Rev. W.W. Peck, M.A. LL.B., Mr. Wm. C. Ruttan and Miss Mary E. Balckadder, both of South Fredericksburgh.


Jan 23 1903

Napanee Beaver

Ruttan -



Married - At St. George's Church, on the 29th instant, by the Rev. T.H.M. Bartlett, the Rev. Charles Ruttan, Minister of St. George's Church, son of Henry Ruttan, Esquire, Sheriff of the Newcastle District, to Margaret Jean, third daughter of the late col. Duncan Cameron, C.B., formerly of the 79th Highlanders.


Aug 1 1846

Kingston Herald

Ruttan -



A quiet  but pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Johnson, Pleasant View, on Tuesday evening, Feb. 21st, when their second daughter Edythe Mabel (graduate nurse), was united in marriage to Mr. Charles N. Ruttan of Adolphustown.  At six o’clock, the bride, leaning on the arm of her father entered the drawing room to the strains of the wedding march played by the bride’s sister, Mrs. R. A. Whattam.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. A. Whattam, of Woodville, Ont., brother-in -law of the bride, assisted by  Rev. Vernon H. Emory of Picton, in the presence of a few intimate friends;  the bridal party standing in front of an embankment of plants and flowers.  The bride looked most charming in her gown of ashes of roses liberty satin, wearing cream roses, and was attended by her sister, Miss Naomi Johnson, becomingly gowned in topue silk, wearing pink carnations.  The groom was ably assisted by his cousin, Mr. C. E. Outwater of Plainfield, Ont.  After the ceremony the guests were invited to the dining room where a sumptuous repast awaited them, an enjoyable evening followed with merry chat and music, Miss Florence Emory giving some fine selections.  Many beautiful and useful gifts showed the high esteem in which the bride and groom are held. Mr. and Mrs. Ruttan left on the morning train of the 23rd  for their home in Grimsby, the bride wearing a tailored suit of topue, with hat to match.  The good wishes of a host of friends go with them for a happy and prosperous life.


From the Watson Scrapbooks

Ruttan –



RUTTAN-KELLEY – At Napanee, on June 1st, Richard James Ruttan, South Fredericksburgh and Miss Grace E. Kelley, Napanee.


June 5 1909

Daily British Whig

Ruttan -



George A. Ruttan, age 40, Res: Picton, b. Adolphustown, Bachelor, Farmer, Methodist, son of S. W. Ruttan & Nancy Ruttan

Hester A. Loyst, age 26 years, Res: Hayburn, b. Hayburn, Spinster, Methodist, dau. of James L. & Mary A. Loyst

Married at Hayburn, Sep 24, [not filled in, assume 1902 by place in book] by Roger Allin

Witnesses:  Arthur E. Sheffield, Belleville, & A. Edna K. Allison, Adolphustown.



A very pleasing event took place on Wednesday, Sept. 24th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Loyst of Hayburn, when Mr. Geo. Ruttan, of Picton, was united in marriage to Miss Esther A. Loyst. The ceremony was performed in the presence of a number of intimate friends of the bride and groom. Mr. Sheffield, of Picton, acted as best man and Miss Edna Allison, of Adolphustown, as bridesmaid. The Rev. Rodger Allin was the officiating clergyman. The marriage took place promptly at 2.30 p.m. after which the invited guests sat down to a  well prepared lunch. The presents to the bride were many and useful. The coupe have been held in the highest esteem in their respective localities, and Hayburn loses a useful and highly appreciated young lady both in church and social life. Picton will be the gainer. The happy couple left on the evening train for Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, and other points. On their return they will take up their residence in Picton. They were followed by the best wishes of their many friends.


LOYST-RUTTAN - At the residence of the bride's father, J.S. Loyst, Hayburn, by Rev. R. Allin, Wednesday, 24th Sept., Miss Esther A. Loyst and Mr. Geo. Ruttan, Picton.


On Wednesday last the marriage of Miss Esther A. Loyst, daughter of J.S. Loyst, Hayburn, and George Ruttan, Picton, was solemnized at the residence of the bride’s parents, by the Rev. R. Allin, in the presence of the immediate friends of the contracting parties. Mr. Sheffield, Picton, acted as groomsman, and Miss Edna Allison, Adolphustown, was bridesmaid. The newly wedded couple will spend their honeymoon in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec, and on their return will reside in Picton. They have the best wishes of a wide circle of friends for a life of happiness and prosperity.


Methodist Marriage Records

Conway - Adolph.



Sept 26 1902

Napanee Beaver


Sept 29 1902

Daily British Whig

Ruttan -



Adolphustown - A quiet wedding was solemnized in the Church of S. Alban the Martyr, on Tuesday, the Rector officiating, when Miss Edith Laura, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Palmer, became the wife of Mr. Stewart Ruttan. The bride was tastefully costumed in a suit of navy serge, with touches of navy and gold embroidery, a white beaded Georgette blouse, and turquoise blue satin hat. She was attended by Miss Hattie Rawlinson, and the groom by his brother, Mr. Archie Ruttan. The young couple are well and favourably known in this locality, and are taking up residence at Conway.


Apr 6 1923

Napanee Beaver

Ruttan –




A wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Rawlinson, Melite, Man., Nov. 19th, when their youngest daughter, Elsie Vera was united in marriage to Douglas Ross Ruttan, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Ruttan, of Sillsville, Ont.  Rev. R.A. Passmore officiated. Alfred Davey played the wedding music.

Mrs. E. Wilson, sister of the bride was matron of honor and Leslie Rawlinson, brother of the bride, was best man. Little Darlene Wilson, niece of the bride, was flower girl. Following a dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Ruttan left for Sillsville where they will take up residence.


Nov 30 1945

Winnipeg Tribune

Rutter -



Married - At Adolphustown, on Feb 4th, Mr. Alex Rutter to Sarah J. Brown, all of Adolphustown.


BUTTER - BROWN -  On the  4th inst., at the residence of the Hermance Brothers, Adolphustown, by Rev. A. C. Chambers, Mr. Alexander Butter to Sarah J. Brown, all of Adolphustown.  “Though they started, adrift from bachelors’ hall, On the choppy and changing sea of marriage,  Let none that an evil omen call., Or the promise of future bliss disparage;  For Alex just did the thing up Brown., When the solemn bridal vows he uttered;  And Sarah, in getting him all for her own, Knows well which side of her bread is Butter.”


Feb 14 1880

Daily British Whig


ca 1880

From the Watson Scrapbooks