John Keachie

ID # 5203, (1839-1914)
FatherJames Bailie Keachie (1812-1883)
MotherMary McKenzie (1813-1896)
BirthJohn Keachie was born on 13 August 1839 at Beverly Twp. 
ChristeningHe was christened on 5 October 1839 at First Church, Galt, Gore District, Upper Canada. 
MarriageHe married Sarah Kirkpatrick, daughter of John Kirkpatrick and Anna Shupe, on 11 July 1865 at Brant County.
MS248 reel 5, Vol. 1, page 168
Brant County Marriage Register

Extracted from a list of marriages solemnized by Michael Fawcett and Thos. L. Keough, for the year ending December 31, A.D. 1865
(The marriage was performed by Thos. L. Keough, minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.)

John Keachie, 25, born and residing Beverly. Parents James B. and Mary.
Sarah Kirkpatrick, 20, born and residing Beverly. Parents John and Ann.
Witnesses A. Howell and L. Keough, both of St. George.

Michael Fawcett was Thomas Keough's predecessor. He left a list of marriages for the year of 1865 for Thomas to report. Thomas performed the last three on the list, which included John and Sarah.

Typically, the county marriage registers to do not report the location of a marriage. Since the couple were both of Beverly and John at least from the Sheffield area, the distance to St. George, in South Dumfries of Brant County, would not have been far. Probably, they were married in St. George.
DeathHe died on 12 December 1914 at Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, at age 75. 
BurialHe was buried at Section 3, Mountview Cemetery, Galt. 
NoteJohn Keachie's baptism record is to be found on United Church of Canada's microfilm, LCM30. This covers First Church's records of baptism. John's baptism is referred to as nbr. 210.

Death reg. 032038-14 Galt, Waterloo Co.
John Keachie died December 12, 1914, at 12 Ann St., Galt. Age 75 yrs., 3 mos., 29 days. Born Beverly Twp. Place of burial Galt. Gentleman (retired). Married. Parents Jas. B. Keachie and Mary McKenzie. Physician Dr. Cummings. Informant G. J. Little of Galt. 
Last Edited10 Jun 2018