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Corner Brook / Curling United Church Marriages

Selected entries 1902 - 1930

transcribed by Jill Marshall 2009.
NOTES: you will notice that some of the marriage took place at the Presbyterian Church in Corner Brook, however these were Methodist/United Church ceremonies.

KEY: bach = bachelor; spin = spinster; wid = widowed; BOI = Bay of Islands; d/o = daughter of; s/o = son of; n/g = not given; bc = born circa;

Date Groom Age Status Occupation Father Residence Witnesses Research Notes
Place bride Age Status Occupation Father Residence Witnesses Religion (when given)
Minister
?1902/1903 (torn) Angus McDONALD 27 bach fisherman
BOI H. Doman
?? Cove, BOI Ida DOMAN 21 spin

BOI Maud Doman born 1882 Humber Sound, d/o Peter Doman & Caroline Hinds; g-dau of Thomas Doman & Susan Randell.
P. Bryce

Nov 20 1905 Marriot KNIGHT 37 bach fisherman
BOI Abraham Noseworthy Marriott Luther, born 1867 BOI, s/o Thomas & Patience.
BOI Harriet GILLARD 22 spin domestic
BOI Theophilus Young candidate: born 1884 Manuels Cove, Twillingate, d/o Joseph Gillard & Fanny Whitt.
P. Bryce

Nov 27 1908 Frederick GUY 30 bach blacksmith
Riverhead A. Hartery, Arch McLellan born 1871 Twillingate South, s/o Frederick Guy & Mary Cooper
Riverhead BOI Martha Ann (Maggie) MOSHER 26 spin domestic
Riverhead Hattie McLellan, Minnie McWhirter
Frank E Boothroyd

Sep 25 1913 Paul MOORES 26 bach operator
Deer Lake Victor V Patrick born 1886 Purcells Harbour, Twillingate, s/o Paul Moores Sr & Marian Sparshott: d 1956, buried Twillingate
home of H.D. Withycombe, Deer Lake Ethel Brhenda (sic) WITHYCOMBE 26 spin domestic
Deer Lake Muriel Nicholls born 1887 St Johns - died 1979 (buried St Johns); d/o John Withycombe & Susan Farnell.
Harry Royle

Jan 20 1914 Jonathan SANSOME 27 bach fisherman
Fridays Bay, Twillingate Samuel Allen, Evelyn E. Allen born 1886 Fridays Bay, s/o Edward & Amelia.
Curling Bertha Alice ALLEN 22 spin domestic
Curling Jas. M? Allen
Harry Royle

n/g; likely 1914 Charles BARTLETT n/g bach merchant
Curling Robert W. Nauss
bride's home Laura GEORGE n/g spin

n/g Maud George
Walter W Colton

Apr 3 1915 John Clement ROURKE n/g bach fisherman
Curling Stephen Pender
Parsonage Elsie May MORRIS n/g wid domestic
St. John's Winnifred Maud Morris
Walter W Colton

July 31 1915 James Doyle BARRETT 29 bach newspaper
Curling Andrew Barrett James Doyle Stewart born 1885 Twillingate, s/o William Barrett & Elizabeth Loveridge. Moved to Colman AB.
h/o A.J. Barrett, Curling BOI Ethel BURT 25 spin

Curling Mrs. A.L. Barrett candidate: b 1890 Moretons Hr, d/o William James/James William Burt & Jane Noseworthy.
Walter W Colton

July 9 1915 Edward MARSHALL full age bach fisherman
Humbermouth James Mitchell
Curling Jane HULEN full age spin

Humbermouth Annie Pritchard
Walter W Colton

Sep 27 1917 Christopher MORRISON 29 bach n/g
Mount Moriah Gus Morrison
Corner Brook Presbyterian Church Lillian BATT 24 spin

Benoits Cove Hattie MacDonald
W.J. Morris

Mar 3 1919 Roland DOMAN 34 wid fisherman
Petries Crossing Robert Allan Joseph ROLAND, b 1884 BOI, s/o Peter Doman & Caroline Hinds. First married to Maria Allen (c1882-1912).
Bay of Islands Mary Ann STONE 23 spin

Petries Crossing Naomi McLeod 1896-1969.
W.J. Morris

Jul 15 1919 John Nelson SCEVIOUR 31 bach Meth. Minister n/g Exploits Simon Sceviour born 1888 Exploits - d 1978 Beamsville ON; moved to Limerick SK by 1930. S/o Eliphas William Sceviour & Cecilia Manuel.
home of bride's father, Port Saunders Winifred Maria GARLAND 31 spin
William Garland Port Saunders Myrtle Garland born 1889 Little Bay NDB - d 1967 Beamsville ON; mother: Isabella Scott Andrews.
W.J. Morris

May 17/18* 1920 Thomas LUSCOMBE 60 wid fisherman
Loon Bay John Ballam *: date was overwritten. Thomas was born Herring Neck, s/o Levi Luscombe & Elizabeth Tuffin.
Parsonage Susan Whalen JOYCE 40 wid

Lark Harbour Julia Perry
W.J. Morris

Dec 12 1922 William James CRITCH 20 bach fisherman Moses Critch Hants Hr H. Brade? Mother believed to be Emily, per 1921 Census.
Corner Brook Presbyterian Church Myrtle Janette FARNELL 20 spin
n/g Corner Brook Gladys Rose
E. Davis

Feb 23 1924 Samuel Geo. SHERRIN 22 bach cook Frank Sherrin Humber Canal James F. Davis b 1902 South West Arm, New Bay NDB; mother: Elizabeth Warford.
Curling Parsonage Ida BURT 19 spin
William Burt Humber Canal Florence Davis b 1905 Peters Arm; mother: Mary Edison.
E. Davis

Mar 24 1924 Allan C. PARSONS 25 bach bookkeeper Allan Parsons Corner Brook W.K. Angwin
Curling Parsonage Vera G. WHEELER 19 spin
Simeon Wheeler Curling Mrs S. Wheeler
E. Davis

Nov 11 1924 Cornelius SIMMS 29 bach woodsman William Simms Corner Brook E.B. Simms bc 1895 Pilleys Island; mother: Leonora (Honora) Parsons
Curling Meta WEIR 24 spin
Elezar (Weir*) Corner Brook Ettie Guy Father's surname wrongly given as "Simms", copying error by minister; known to be dau of Eleazar Weir & Leah Matthews. Born 1900 Northern Harbour NDB.
E. Davis

Nov 12 1924 John Malcolm McKAY 32 bach merchant Archibald McKay Humbermouth Peter McKay
Corner Brook Presbyterian Church Daisy Pearl FARNELL 24 spin
Benjamin Farnell Humbermouth Eva Farnell
E. Davis

Nov 12 1924 Alonzo PAYNE 29 bach fisherman John A. Payne Chimney Cove Henry Parsons mother: Emma Jane Musseau.
Curling Parsonage Jessie Fraser Mildred McLEAN 23 spin
James McLean trout River Sarah Ann Butler
E. Davis

Dec 8 1924 Malcolm HOLLETT 27 bach steel worker Alben Hollett Corner Brook Heber Hollett
Humbermouth school Fannie* GILLETT 26 spin
James Gillett Twillingate Hettie Jennings *name as per signature.
E. Davis

Jan 22 1925 Archibald JOHNSON 22 bach n/g Simeon Johnson Corner Brook A.W. Johnson
Corner Brook Presbyterian Church Beatrice ROBERTS 19 spin
Alphaeus Roberts Corner Brook Mrs A.W. Johnson
E. Davis

May 2 1925 Cecil WARREN 23 bach machinist John Warren Corner Brook Basil Kiley born 1903 La Scie; mother: Laura Rideout
home of Mrs J Parsons, Curling Emma CROCKER 21 spin
Mance Crocker Curling Mrs. W? Bailey
E. Davis

May 6 1925 William G. GILLAM 24 bach teamster James Gillam Humbermouth Hubert Gillam
C. Brook UC Hall Annie E. FARNELL 19 spin
Benjamin Farnell Humbermouth Myrtle Brake
E. Davis

June 12 1925 Donald LANGDON 22 bach lumberman John Langdon* Humber Canal A.M. Carew *actually grandson of John Langdon & Susanna Baker; son of Bessie Langdon.
Curling Parsonage Annie GLODE 18 spin
John Glode Humber Canal Norah Glode, John Glode
E. Davis

June 26 1925 Reuben BURGE 21 bach n/g Thomas Burge Moretons Hr Fred. P. Osmond Mother: Mary Elizabeth Leyte. Born 1904 Chance Hr, Fridays Bay.
C. Brook UC Hall Annie WALL 21 spin
Obadiah Wall Moretons Hr Norah Alley Mother: Maria Coles
E. Davis

June 17 1925 Walter LEYDEN 22 bach n/g James Leyden Corner Brook Maud Mosher
C. Brook UC Hall Florence OSMOND 22 spin
Benjamin Osmond Corner Brook Harry/Harvey? Mosher
E. Davis

July 14 1925 Albert Augustus OSBORNE 22 bach teamster James Osborne Humbermouth Harry N. Hallett born 1904 Lewisporte. Mother: Mary Ann Hoddinott.
C. Brook UC Hall Marjorie Elizabeth FARNELL 21 spin
Benjamin Farnell Humbermouth Myrtle Brake
E. Davis

July 18 1925 Ambrose Richard MILLS 21 bach engineering Azarial (Azariah) Mills Corner Brook Maxwell Mills
C. Brook UC Hall Eunice Victoria BOONE


Elijah Boone Corner Brook Ette Vera Guy bc 1908 South East Arm: mother Fanny Ann Fagan
E. Davis

July 22 1925 John SIMMS 22 bach mill Jacob Simms Corner Brook E.B. Simms Believed to be Herman John; mother Susan Smith
C. Brook UC Hall Edna GOSSE 19 spin
Kenneth Gosse Corner Brook Mary Williams
E. Davis

July 25 1925 Archibald LUNDRIGAN 50 wid ?lumberman Thomas Lundrigan Corner Brook Thomas Rowsell From Upper Island Cove. First married Zipporah Pike.
Curling Parsonage Maud NOBLE 40 wid
William BUDGELL Corner Brook Gladys Tucker born 1877 Three Arms, as Mary Elizabeth BUDGELL, went by "Maud". Widow of Robert Noble. Mother: Emily Susannah Chippett.
E. Davis

Aug 20 1925 George Fred. PENNEY 23 bach fisherman Robert Penney Corner Brook Bond Jennings
C. Brook UC Hall Hettie Eliza JENNINGS 23 spin
Eli Jennings Corner Brook Ivy Jennings born 1902 North West Arm (Burlington); mother: Linda Mills.
E. Davis

Aug 20 1925 Raymond William CRANN 25 bach carpenter John Crann Corner Brook Arch Johnson Died 1957, buried Corner Brook UC Cem.
C. Brook UC Hall Carrie ROBERTS 24 spin
Alphaeus Roberts Corner Brook Mrs Arch Johnson b 1901 - d 1970, buried Ontario. Mother: Charlotte
E. Davis

Aug 25 1925 Stanley B. TULK 20 bach painter Charles Tulk Deer Lake Fraser Blake bc 1906 Sunnyside, Herring Neck; mother Emma Gillard.
C. Brook UC Hall Dina M. ROSE 22 spin
Wilson Rose Deer Lake Mrs Pearce Bourden
E. Davis

Sep 10 1925 Hubert GILLAM 24 bach laborer George Gillam Humbermouth William Gillett
Humbermouth school Alma GILLETT 18 spin
John Gillett Humbermouth Nada Gear born 1908 Humbermouth; mother Minnie Marshall.
E. Davis

Sep 23 1925 Chester R.B. WISEMAN 21 bach cra?? Man Willis Wiseman Corner Brook Richard G Hustins Chester Reuben Berkley (Bert) b 1904 Little Bay Islands; mother Lydia LeDrew.
C. Brook UC Hall Georgina NOSEWORTHY 22 spin
Eldred noseworthy Leading Tickles Mrs Wesley Bu(d)gell Georgina Mary b 1905 Leading Tickles (or Tilt Cove), mother Rhoda Bowers.
E. Davis

Oct 2 1925 Albert NOSEWORTHY 32 bach accountant Jonathan Noseworthy Corner Brook Edward Milley, Julia Milley
home of Mr. W.J. Milley, Curling Ivy May WODDERSON 26 spin
Edward B. Wooderson Folkestone, England William J. Milley
E. Davis

Nov 24 1925 Arthur HULL 28 bach mechanical William Hull Corner Brook George Batstone born 1895 Springdale - d 1955 Corner Brook; mother Sophia Anstey.
C. Brook UC Hall Annie BATSTONE 24 spin
Oliver Batstone Nippers Hr Alice Cunning (?Canning) born 1902 Nippers Hr; mother Lilian Milley.
E. Davis

Nov 25 1925 Frederick G. ROBERTS 53 wid saw filer? Abraham Roberts Corner Brook George Guy born 1872 Lushes Bight; mother Elizabeth Bromley. Believed to have first married Janet Virginia Wells.
Curling Parsonage Bessie GUY 45 wid
John MAY Pilleys Island Emma Guy Betsey Ann bc 1880 Twillingate; mother Elizabeth Guy. First married Frederick Guy of Quirpon.
E. Davis

Jan 6 1926 Willie Melville COLBOURNE 27 bach clerical John Colbourne Corner Brook Ernest J. Winsor
C. Brook UC Hall Nina FRENCH 18 spin
Samuel French Corner Brook ?Lena King
E. Davis

Jan 28* 1926 Eli J. JENNINGS 48 wid carpenter James Jennings Corner Brook Fred Jennings *written over Jan 27. Eli James born 1877 North West Arm (Burlington); mother Sarah Ann Spencer. First married to Linda Mills.
Humbermouth School Hall Susanna Isabel SMITH 48 wid
Thomas (Smith?) Grand Falls Lizzie George Likely first married to Wilson Smith (born Come By Chance), resided 1921 Grand Falls (Census), bc July 1879 St. Johns
E. Davis

Feb 11 1926 James *TIZZARD 27 wid sailor John *Tizzard Creston Eraster? King, Clara A King *may be Fizzard
C. Brook UC Hall Rachel F. NEWBERRY 24 spin
Isaac Newberry Corner Brook Muriel Forsey, Earnest Mayo Rachel b 1902 La Scie; mother Martha (? Nee Miller)
E. Davis

Mar 3 1926 William F. SCEVIOUR 26 bach fireman Abraham Sceviour Corner Brook George Seabright born 1900 Exploits, mother Elfreda Butt.
groom's residence, Corner Brook Violet May HUNT 19 spin
Arthur Hunt Corner Brook Enid Sceviour
E. Davis

May 20 1926 Job WARREN 27 bach fisherman Jonas Warren Corner Brook J. Hodge
C. Brook UC Hall Mary SIMONDS 25 spin
George Simonds Corner Brook Gladys Goosney
E. Lacey

June 27 1926 Garfield DECKER 23 bach watchman Samuel Decker Corner Brook Obadiah Ellsworth
C. Brook UC Hall Priscilla KEEL 19 spin
Elias Keel Corner Brook Sadie M.H. Decker
Ernest Davis

July 23 1926 Angus WENTZEL 27 bach fisherman Angus Wentzel, deceased Daniels Hr T.?.Randell, Zilpha Wentzel
home of George Davis, Curling Selina PAYNE 19 spin
Samuel Payne Daniels Hr K.J? Garcin born 1907 Daniels Hr; mother was Jemima Perry.
Charles R. Blount

Sep 22 1926 Joshua HUTCHINGS 40 wid carpenter n/g Humbermouth Sophie Murley bc 1887 Shoal Brook, s/o George Hutchings & Sarah Wight.
Curling BOI Minnie Elizabeth WEIR 39 wid
n/g Humbermouth Edward Milley
A.N. Holmes

Mar 16 1927 Wilfred Gordon WHEELER 26 bach mill operator David J. Wheeler Humbermouth Gladys March bc 1901 Loon Bay; mother = Virtue Luscombe.
UC Hall, Humbermouth BOI Myrtle L. McWHIRTER 30 spin
Henry McWhirter Humbermouth Bert Wheeler Myrtle Lydia born Jan 12 1896 Richmond, Bonaventure QC, d/o Henry & Charlotte.
A.N. Holmes

May 5 1927 Walter R. FRADSHAM 21 bach business Albert Fradsham Humbermouth Gordon Wheeler
home of Mrs Henry McWhirter, Humbermouth Gladys R. MARCH n/g spin schoolteacher n/g Humbermouth Mrs Gordon Wheeler
A.N. Holmes

Sep 3 1927 Dwight L. CHAULK 19 bach workman n/g Corner Brook William W? Ford
Humbermouth UC Hall Priscilla FORD 19 spin domestic n/g Corner Brook Mrs C.W. Chaulk
Lester L. Burry

Sep 21 1927 George A. BARRETT 30 bach barber n/g Corner Brook Elot J. Penney
home of George Bailey, Curling Annie Pearl SCEVIOUR 25 spin domestic n/g Corner Brook Alice Francis Penney born 1902 Exploits, d/o Abraham Sceviour & Elfreda Butt.
Lester L. Burry

Jan 11 1928 Eli CURTIS 25 bach n/g n/g Corner Brook Alice Emily Gertrude Peters Cooper United Church
Curling Levenia HILLIARD 20 spin domestic n/g Petries Crossing John Curtis United Church
Lester L. Burry

Jan 26 1928 George BURTON 28 bach n/g n/g Corner Brook Elizabeth Dyke United Church
Humbermouth Janie ATTWOOD 24 spin domestic n/g Corner Brook ?Phecy? Osmond United Church
Lester L. Burry

Mar 20 1928 Augustus Gordon LEWIS 24 bach store clerk n/g Georgetown Olive Margaret Butt Church of England
Curling Parsonage Bryda Millicent BUTT 18 spin domestic n/g Child's Point J.B? Mayo United Church
Lester L. Burry

Aug 15 1928 Alfred Pearce SCEVIOUR 31 *bach (wid) n/g n/g Springdale George A Barrett United Church. Born 1896 Exploits, s/o Abraham Sceviour & Elfreda Butt.
Curling Parsonage Meta Maud RIDEOUT 26 spin n/g n/g Pilleys Island Pearl Barrett bc 1903 Pilleys Island, d/o Reuben Rideout & Anne Blackmore
John A Wilkinson

Oct 10 1928 James HUTCHINGS 31 bach paper company n/g Corner Brook Emmie Simms? United Church.
Curling Sarah Osmond CHAULK 29 spin store clerk n/g Botwood ?D.M. Scott United Church. Born 1899 Moretons Hr, d/o Adam Chalk & Hannah ELIZABETH Osmond.
J. MacLean Beaton

Mar 11 1929 Archibald W. BATSTONE 31 bach baker n/g Buchans John Mac ?Thorne. United Church. Archibald William Claude, orn 1897 Jacksons Cove - died 1974 Gander, s/o Charles William Batstone & Cordelia JANE Knight.
Curling Parsonage May CROWELL 25 spin
n/g Botwood Florence Wilkinson United Church. Born 1903 - d 1991, Emma May was the d/o Howard Crowell (of Shelburne NS) & Selina Locke.
John A Wilkinson

Oct 1 1929 Allen Bond JENNINGS 24 bach laborer n/g Corner Brook Willis James Jennings United Church. Born 1905 North West Arm (Burlington), s/o Eli James Jennings & Linda Mills: died 1977 C. Brook.
Curling Lucinda BILLARD 25 spin domestic n/g Corner Brook Emma Scieviour United Church. Born 1904 St Johns - d 1998 Corner Brook, d/o George Henry Billard.
John A Wilkinson

Oct 3 1929 Willis James JENNINGS 22 bach laborer n/g Corner Brook Francis Jennings United Church. Born 1907 North West Arm (Burlington), s/o Eli James Jennings & Linda Mills.
Humbermouth UC Hall Sophie trAVERSE 21 spin domestic n/g Corner Brook Ivy B. Jennings United Church. Bc 1909 Western Head, d/o Harold traverse & Martha Ann Earle.
John A Wilkinson

Oct 23 1929 Clyde WELLS 19 bach n/g n/g Corner Brook Austin Butt United Church.
Curling Olive M. BUTT 19 spin n/g n/g Mount Moriah Annie Jennox United Church.
John A Wilkinson

Dec 18 1929 Harold ELLIOTT 32 bach laborer n/g Port Albert A.R. Dalley United Church
Humbermouth UC Hall Louise DALLEY 23 spin nurse n/g Humbermouth Annie Matthew United Church
John A Wilkinson

Apr 2 1930 Garfield HUTCHINGS 24 bach laborer n/g Humbermouth Ralph P. Rose United Church. Born 1909 Curzon Villatge - d 1964 Toronto, s/o Alfred James Hutchings & Sarah Isabella Gillam.
Humbermouth Mary BARTER 21 spin domestic n/g Humbermouth Mrs R. Rose United Church. Born 1909 Cape La Hune - d 1976.
John A Wilkinson

E R R A T A
Name in RecordDescription of error or additionMy Name
Angus Wentzell Angus was son of Angus Wentzell from Nova Scotia and Harriet Organ Caines from Bonne Bay NL. He lived at Parsons Pond and later at Corner Brook. He was brother to my grandfather. Ray Robinson



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