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From: "Mary Crandall" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Who's hiding the originials
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:09:14 -0400
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Originals are at the Ontario Archives in Toronto, microfilm MS248 reel 7.
National Archives in Ottawa wil have them, as does the North York Library in
Toronto (Yonge & Empress)

LDS has also filmed it - although I don't have the number - Ontario Archives
website will have the film number

ancestry.ca has this marriage as Hannah M. Kurtz, d/o Peter & Hannah & Louis
Lardie, s/o Louis & Jane, age 31, although I do not know if their
information comes from the original records, or fromthe printed

MS248 films are registrar copies from records submitted by clergy.
There might also be church records from Halton Co. but I have no idea where
to start looking for them.



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Sent: June-03-07 6:55 PM
Subject: [ONTARIO] Who's hiding the originials

Stupid question but I'm brave and going to plunge into it. I photocopied a

page from "County Marriage Records Registers of Ontario, Canada 1858-1869
Vol.II Halton County". It has a marriage listed:

Lardie Louis, 31, Wellington Square, Canada, s/o Louis and Jane, married 29

March1868 Hannah M Kurtz, 21, Wellington Square, Canada, d/o Peter and

This man was from Montreal Quebec and is old Fr. Can. back to 1666. The
PRDH has great records and by all the church registers and the PRDH Louis'
father wasn't Louis but George and mother was Josepht Chartrand not Jane.
I got
lots of St. Augustine records here with names in backwards and just
obviously, recording errors. It would appear that when French Cans. came
Ontario they dropped the hard to say French names. They simplified as the
1851 census takers were priviledged people to read and write well. However

Jean Baptiste Lardie is listed as John. Louis is written Lewis. As I said

just English friendly.

I know who this Louis is. His age should be 37. I can see a seven being
written as 1. Simple mistake. I can see "them" typing Louis for the
name. Just repeated the name they just typed. (That has happened a lot of

times) I can also see saying Josepht would probably mean spell it and this

Louis was a labourer so Jane might seem easier and how was he to know he
drive me crazy. I need to see the originals that these were typed from.
WHERE ARE THEY? (please do send me to a place that starts with H and has
letters-LOL). Probably won't help because if the minister was in error the

typist did just fine but it is the only opportunity to straighten this out.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Peggy Large UE

"I'd rather die while I'm living than live while I'm dead"
thanks to Jimmy Buffett!

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