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From: "Ellen Murray" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Help needed
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 16:26:49 -0400
Fiona, do you have this marriage for Robert & Harriett?
Page 183, return 175: by Rev James Preston, Wesleyan Methodist
Elizah M TURNER, 24, England, Toronto, s/o Thomas W TURNER & Catherine
BIBBY, married Sarah A DONOGHUE, 21, United States, Toronto, d/o Jas
DONOGHUE & Martha BERRY, witn: George GRIFFIN of Toronto, 30 Jan 1864.
Edward LEADLEY, 25, Canada, Toronto, s/o Henry LEADLEY & Mary RICHARDSON,
married Elizabeth B UMNY, 22, England, Toronto, d/o John UMNY & Elizth
KENDAL, witn: George LEADLEY of Toronto, 17 Feb 1864.
George HALKER, 26, Scotland, Thorold, s/o John HALKER & Mary A GRANT,
married Charlotte ELVIS, 22, England, Thorold, d/o William ELLIS & Sarah
WHITELY, witn: George GIBSON of Toronto, 11 Mar 1864.
William CHETTLE, 24, England, Toronto, s/o William CHETTLE & Mary OAKES,
married Lydia NEWBERRY, 20, Canada, York Twp, d/o Jas NEWBERRY & Hannah
COOK, witn: Jas NEWBERRY of York Twp, 09 Apr 1864.
Robert Baron BRAIK, 31, Scotland, Toronto, s/o Peter BRAIK & Catherine
DAVIDSON, married Harriet A SMTIH, 24, Canada, Toronto, d/o Leeman SMITH &
Mary CAMPBELL, witn: Ebenezer HOLMES of Hamilton, 14 Apr 1864.
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From: "Fiona Waltenberg" <>
Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2010 2:19 PM
Subject: [ONTARIO] Help needed
> I'm hoping someone can help me.here is some background to my request:
> Mary Ann Campbell (born Scotland 1822) and Leman Smith (born New York
> 1814 -
> apparently) were married on 25 April 1839 in Orillia, Simco, Ontario.
> and Mary Ann had 7 children:
> Harriet, born/christened 5 February 1840, Penetanguishene, Simco
> John, born/christened 14 December 1841, Penetanguishene, Simco
> Mary Ann, born/christened 9 July 1843, Penetanguishene, Simco
> Leman, born/christened 1846, Penetanguishene, Simco Simco
> Ellen, born/christened December 1848, Penetanguishene Simco
> Margaret, born/christened 25 November 1850, Penetanguishene,Simco
> William, born/christened 1853, Penetanguishene, Simco
> The family were Wesleyan Methodists and by 1861 I believe that they were
> Toronto as Harriet, Mary Ann, Margaret, William and mother Mary Ann are in
> the Ontario 1861 Census - Census place - Toronto, York, Ontario. I can't
> find the father, Leman, in this census and it's possible that he may have
> died between 1853 and 1861.
> Harriet's sister Ellen was married on the same day has her and her witness
> was Leman Smith though I think that this is her brother Leman, not her
> Harriet A Smith married Robert Baron Braik on 14 April 1864 in York
> (Toronto). Robert Braik was in the army and he and Harriet had returned to
> England by 1871. On the 1871 England Census they have 3 children, Mary
> 5 yrs, Catherine, 3 yrs and Ellen, 1 month. The eldest daughter is
> as born in Aldershot, England so assuming this is correct they had
> to England by 1865/1866.
> Catherine Braik is my great grandmother. She emigrated to Australia (from
> what I can see by herself) in 1893 on the ship Taranto.
> Could anyone give me some pointers on:
> The possibility and whereabouts of the marriage record for Mary Ann and
> Leman (25 April 1839).
> A death record for Leman Smith, (father)
> A death record for Mary Ann Smith, (mother)
> Whether any shipping records might be available for Mary Ann's arrival in
> Canada - I'm assuming that she would have come with her family.
> Any shipping records for Robert and Harriet Braik leaving Canada.
> I would be very grateful for any help that anyone can give as I'm a bit
> stuck on this Canadian connection and would like to research this further.
> don't have regular access to Ancestry.com. I obtained the birth
> above from familysearch.org.
> Thanks very much
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