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Re: McCurdy-Lewis Union
In Response To: McCurdy-Lewis Union ()

: My great-uncle, James Lewis, son of Berry and Lucy (Clanton) Lewis
: - Colchester South, married Rachel McCurdy (or so the story
: goes). In 1870, James was approximately 22 years old. He was one
: of 11 children. I would appreciate help in documenting this.
: Thank you.

Hi Margaret,

This is your cousin! I found the information that you are looking for on Uncle James and Aunt Rachel :-). As usual, always searching for more family history and happened upon this. Take care. Email me!

Transcription from the inGeneas Database

Record ID: 381380

Groom: James Ambrose LEWIS
Age: 25
Residence: Colchester
Place of Birth: Ohio, United States
Status: bachelor; farmer
Parents: Berry Lewis & Lucy Ann Lewis
Religion: Methodist

Bride: Rachel Ann McCURDY
Age: 18
Residence: Colchester
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, United States
Status: spinster
Parents: William McCurdy & Mary Ann McCurdy
Religion: Methodist

Witnesses & Residence: George Bissell & George W. Wright; both of Colchester

Married: 18 December 1873, at Colchester Township, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

Married by: Licence; Jacob Iler

Source: Transcribed from the microfilm of original documents held in the collection of the Archives of Ontario [Toronto]: Marriage registrations; Records of the Office of the Registrar General, RG 80-5; Archives of Ontario, MS932, reel 9, unit 80-5-0-31, vol. 30, page 61.

If I find anything else I'll keep you posted.
Janice
aka Nettie ;-)


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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