Whereas Alexander Sherriff and Pacience Bowerman both of the Township of Hallowell were Desirous of intermarrying with each other and there being no Parson or Minister of the Church of England living within eighteen miles of them or Either of them, they have applied to me for that purpose. Now these are to Certify that in pursuance of the Powers Granted by an Act of the Legislature of this Province passed in the thirty third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty George the Third I James Cotter one of His Majestys Justices of the Peace for the Midland District having caused the previous notice by the Statute Required to be given, have this Day married the Said Alexander Sherriff and Pacience Bowerman together and they are become Legally Contracted to each other in marriage.
The Witness Certificate Entered the 25th day of February 1829
Whereas Dorland Noxon of Sophiasburgh County of Prince Edward, Midland District, Upper Canada son of James Noxon and Elizabeth his wife and Susan Mary Stevenson of the Township of Hallowell County aforesaid daughter of Timothy Stevenson and Phebe his wife (the former deceased). Having laid their intention of marriage with each other before two monthly meetings of the religious Society of Friends held at West Lake in the county aforesaid, and they having consent of Parents and nothing apearing to obstruct their proposals of marriage was allowed by the meeting.
These are to certify that for the accomplishment of their intentions this twenty second day of first month in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine. They the said Dorland Noxon and Susan Mary Stevenson appeared in a public meeting of said Society held at West Lake and the said Dorland Noxon taking the said Susan Mary Stevenson by the hand did on this solemn occasion declare that he took her to be his wife promising through divine assistance to be unto her a faithful and loving husband until seperated by death or words to that effect and then the said Susan Mary Stevenson did in like manner declare that she took the said Dorland Noxon to be her husband promising through divine assistance to be unto him a faithful and loving wife untill seperated by death or words to that import. And the said Dorland Noxon and Susan M Stevenson she according to the Custom of marriage assuming the name of her husband as a farther confirmation thereof did then and there to these presants sit their hands. Dorland Noxon Susan Mary Noxon
And we being present have subscribed our names as witnesses thereof
Samuel D Cronk John Stevenson Willm Jas Thomas Stephen White John Cooper Peter Leavens Eliza Cronk Lydia Jane Barker Sarah Hubbs Rebecca Barker Lydia Fox Lydia Bowerman Sarah Hill Jonny Cunningham Abigail Hill Phebe Cronk Ruth Cooper Catherine White
1829 Recorded in Book A Page 2 and 3
David Barker Recorder
I do hereby certify that I William Bowen one of His Majesty Justices in and for the Midland District did advertise Aaron Hoard of the Township of Rawdon and Annah Philips of the Township Sidney in the Midland District according to Law and there being no objections, did marry them the said Aaron Hoard and Annah Philips on the Seventh day of April 1835 in presence of James Sharp and Samantha White and Jonathan Philips
William Bowen J.P.
9 Ap 1835