Agnes Matilda Keachie

ID # 4346, (1821-1893)
FatherJames Keachie (1799-1851)
MotherElizabeth Buchanan (1798-1882)
BirthAgnes Matilda Keachie was born on 3 December 1821 at Dumfries Township, Gore District. 
MarriageShe married Donald McLean on 5 January 1849 at Dumfries Township.
GS2987 First Church, Galt

Marriage record book.
Mrg. nbr. 289

By license in Dumfries on January 5, 1849

Donald McLean and Matilda Keachie, both of Dumfries
Witnesses Robert McLean and James Keachie

Parts of the above are nearly unreadable on the microfilmed copy. It is possible to discern that the marriage was held by license in Dumfries, (probably at the home of the bride's parents). The bride's name is just readable, but those of the groom and witnesses are badly faded.

We do however, also have the record that Rev. Strang submitted to the district registrar and portions of the above are extracted from the record below.

MS248 reel 1 Vol. 4, page 119
Gore District Marriage Register
Submitted by Rev. Strang

Donald McLean and Matilda Keachie, both of Dumfries on January 5th, 1849. Witnesses Robert McLean and James Keachie.

The location of the marriage is, typically, omitted from the district marriage registers. The First Church record book, on the other hand, at least locates the marriage in Dumfries, or Galt, or Beverly, etc. After that, without a newspaper record we are left guessing as to whether the marriage was at the bride's home or that of another family member.
DeathShe died on 3 July 1893 at Guelph, Wellington Co., Ontario, at age 71. 
BurialShe was buried at Block E-lots, Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario. 
NoteAgnes Matilda's birth date is calculated from her age stated on her death registration - 71 years and 7 months. It is likely approximate.

Death reg. 018259-93 Guelph, Wellington Co.
Agnes Matilda McLean died 3 July 1893, age 71 years and 7 months, widow, place of birth Dumfries, Ontario. Presbyterian. Informant Jno. A. McLean.Physician Dr. McKinnon. 
Last Edited21 May 2018