church Burnstown United

BURNSTOWN UNITED CHURCH
1849 – 1999
150 Years as a Congregation
Irene Robillard

 
This book is still in print with copies available with the author, the Somethin’ Special Shop in Burnstown, ON and the Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives.

TABLE of CONTENTS
Message from Minister
Acknowledgements

Through the Decades
Chapter 1 – In the Beginning
Chapter 2 – The Free Church
Chapter 3 – Between 1875 and 1900
Chapter 4 – Construction
Chapter 5 – The Early 1900s
Chapter 6 – The 1920s and Union
Chapter 7 – The Thirties and Forties
Chapter 8 – The Fifties and Sixties
Chapter 9 – The Seventies
Chapter 10 – The Eighties
Chapter 11 – The Nineties
Chapter 12 – Celebrating Our History

Organizations and Other Tidbits
Chapter 13 – W omen’s Missionary Society (WMS)
Chapter 14 – Other Women’s Organizations
Chapter 15 – Young People’s Union (YPU)
Chapter 16 – Other Organizations
Chapter 17 – Music Through The Years
Chapter 18 – Community Activities

Families Through the Years
Chapter 19 – Families Associated With the Church

Appendix A – Ministers
Appendix B – Church Officers
Appendix C – Baptisms
Appendix D – Marriages
Appendix E – War Veterans
Appendix F – Gifts and Memorials
Appendix G – Improvements & Repairs
Appendix H – Contract for Construction of Church
Appendix I – References

INDEX

Acetylene lights
Ackland
Adams
Adams, Rev. Andrew
Adare
Adsit
Airth
Alexander
Alexandria
Allison
Anderson
Anderson, Rev. Don
Anniversary
Arbuckle
Armstrong
Arnprior
Arthurs
Ashton
Auld Kirk
Baby Band
Bagot Township
Baillie
Baker
Balance
Bale
Balmer’s Island (see Stewartville)
Bambsey
Bandy
Banning
Baptism
Barber
Barker
Barr
Barrett
Barton
Basement
Beard
Beattie
Bechard
Beckwith
Bell (ringing instrument)
Bell (surname)
Bell, Rev. William
Bellamy
Bennet/Bennett
Berlangeut
Bernard
Berndt
Best You Can Do Club
Bible Society
Black
Blacksmith
Blackwell
Blane
Blezard
Boisvenue
Bomhower
Borovijs
Bothwell
Bowes
Bowker
Bowley
Box
Boyd
Braden
Braeside
Brash
Bremner, Rev.
Bridge
Bridges, Rev. Winnifred
Briscoe
Bromley
Brown
Brown, Rev. Redvers
Brownlee
Brunskill
Brydges
Bryson
Buchan
Buffam
Buffett
building committee
Bulpter
Bummeris seat
Burgess
Burns
Burnstown (village)
Burnstown Remembered (book)
Burton
Burwell
Bush
Buxton
Cairn
Calabogie
Calabogie Light & Power Co.
Calberry
Caldwell
Camelon
Cameron
Campbell
Canaan
Cannon
Cardiff
Caretaker
Carlson
Carmichael
Carpet
Carswell
Carter
Castleford
Caven
Ceiling
Chamberlain
Chambers
Chaney
Chapman
Cheesemaker
Child’s Day/Children’s Day
Chisamore
Chodyniecki
Choir
Christian Education committee
Christian Endeavour League
Church (surname)
Church of Scotland
Clarke
Clemen
Cleroux
closure of church
Coburn
Cochlin
Cockburn
Coe
Cole
Collins
Communion
Concert
Conn
Cooper, Rev. Katherine
corner-stone
Coulter
Coupe
Craig
Crane
Crawford
Crogie
Cubley
Cunningham
Currie
Cuthbertson
Dagg
Dahl
Dale
Dalton
Dawes
Day
Debates
Debenham
Deed
Defrensis
Delarge
Demarsh
Dempsey
Denison
Denniston
Depression
Deslaurier/Delaurier
Deveaux
Dewars
Dewie
Dick
Dickson
Dillenbeck
Dittburner
Dodd
Dodds
Don Messer Show
Dool
Downey
Drysdale
Drysdale, Rev. Andrew
Duff
Duggan
Dunlop
Dunne
Dupuis
Durrell
Eady
Eady, M.C.
Early
Easton
Edwards
Eganville
Electricity
Ellis
Emmerson
Emon
Essex
Explorers
Fairburn
Faith Mission
Farquharson
Featherston
Featherstone
Ferguson
Fetterly
Finn
Firewood
Fisher
Fitzpatrick
Fitzsimmons
Flewellyn
Florence, Rev. Ephraim
Flower, Rev.
Forrest
Foster
Founding Families (book)
Franetzki
Fraser
Fraser Family & Desc. (book)
Fraser, Rev. Simon
Free Church/Free Kirk
Freitag
Frivalt
Frizell
Frood
Gaelic
Galant
Gagnon
Galbraith
Garlough
Garvey/Garvie
Gault, Rev. David
Gerrie
Gervais
Gibbons
Gideon Society
Gilchrist
Gilineau
Gill
Gillan
Glasgow
Gold
Goodfellow
Gordon
Goshen
Govier
Graham
Graham, Rev. David
Grant
Green
Greenwood
Gregg
Grenon
Grittiths
Gristmill
Guest
Guscott
Hackbart
Hale
Hall
Halliday
Hallyburton
Halstead
Hamilton
Harkins
Harkness
Hart
Hastings
Hats
Headrick
Hebert
Heck
Henwood
Hickey
High C
Hill
Hilliard
Hinchley
Hoad
Hodgins
Hogg
Holbein
Holidays
Holland
Hollingsworth
Holmes
Holz
Home boy
Horse
Horton
Hosier
Hough
Howard
Hubbert
Humphries
Hunt
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hutson
Huyer
Hymnbook
Indian
lnglis
lnsurance
Irvine
Irvine, Rev. Sterling
Jack
James
Jamieson
Jaques
Jaster, Rev. A.E.
Jenkins
Jennings
Johnson
Johnston/Johnstone
Jones
Jordan
Joyce
Kalucki
Kanel
Kearney
Kearns, Rev.
Keenan
Keizer
Kelly
Kennedy
Kenopic
Kerr
Kippen
Kirkwood
knick-knacks
Knight
Knight, Rev. Robert
Kristijan
Kubisheski
Lachance
Lacombe
Ladies’ Aid
Ladouceur
Lady Nelson
Laing
Lalonde
Landreau
Landry
Lanphear
Lapierre
Laporte
Larocque
Larone
Latendresse
Lavallee
Lawrie
LeBarron
Leblanc
Leckie
Lepine
Lesk
Lett
Levoy
Lewis
Library
Litshitz
Lindsay
Livingstone
Lochhead
Lochwinnoch
log boom
Logan
Long Rapids
Lowrie
M&M/M&S
MacDonald
MacDougall
Machum
Maclnnes
MacKenzie
Mackie
MacNeish
MacPherson
Madawaska Current
Madawaska River
Madawaska Telephone Ass.
Maika
Manion
Manley
Mann
Mann, Rev. Alexander
Manse
Manson, Rev. Archie
Map
Marks
Matawatchan
Mather
Matthie
Mayhew
McAdam
McAllister
McArthur
McCallum
McCart
McCartney
McCharles
McClure
McConnachie
McConnell
McDermid
McDevid
McDonald
McDougall
McEwen
McFadden/McFadgen/McFadyen
McFarlane
McFayden (see McFadyen)
McGregor
McHugh
Mclnnes
Mclntosh
Mclntyre
McKay
McKeddie
McKenzie
McKeown
McKie
McKinnon
McLachlan/McLachlin
McLaren
McLaughlan
McLean
McLellan
McLeod
McMichael
McMillan
McNab – The Township (book)
McNab Township
McNab, Laird of
McNab/McNabb (surname)
McNaught, Rev. Robert
McNaught, Rev. Thomas
McNee
McNevin
McNichol
McNie (see McNee)
McNulty
McPhail
McPhee
McPherson
McQuarrie
McRae
McRae, Rev. Duncan
McVean
McVicar
Melcher
Meisenheimer
Melley
Membership
Meredith
Messengers
Meunier
Meyer
Mill, the Old
Miller
Miller, Rev. James
Milne
Milnes, Rev. Fred
Minnie
Mission Band
Mission Circle
missions
Mitchell
Moir
Monervan
Monk
Montgomery
Montpetit
Moore
Morris
Morrison
Moss
Mulvihill
Murphy
Musgrove
Nagrodski
Narraway
Neilson
New
Nichol
O’Connor
O’Gorman
Oakes
Observer, The
Official Board
oil furnace
organ/organist
Ostler
Ostrom
outdoor service
Pakenham
Papousek
Paris
Parkins
Parry-Dray
Parsons
Paterson
Patrick
Patterson, Dr. Marney
Pearce
Peat
Peever
Pembroke
Penney
Pereman
Perry
Perth (Ont.)
Petrie
Pettigrew
Pettit
pew
Phillip
Phillips
Phipps, Rev. Bill
pianist/piano
Piasalski/Piaseski
Pickering
Picnic
Pierce
Pigeons
Plager, Rev. Virgil
Plaunt
Plumridg
Poff
Poirier
Pokorny
Postmaster
Powell
Precentor
Preparity Service
Presley
Proctor
Publicover
Pulpit
Pultz
Purdy & Letang
Puttock
Quait
Quilt
Quinn
Radtke
Rally Day
Ready
Reeves
Reid
Reider
Renaud
Render
Renfrew
Renwick
Richardson
Richardson, Rev. George
Ride
Riopelle
Ripley
Robertson
Robillard
Robinson
Robisch
Rochester
Rotfey
roof
Rooke
Rorrison
Rosebrugh
Ruckstuhl
Russell
Russett
Ryan, Mr. Frank
Salary
Sales, Rev. C. Armstrong
Scammell
Schaly
Scharf
Schemes
Scheuneman
Schnob
School
Scollard
Scott
Second Line
Seeley
Senack
Seward
Shane
Sharpe
Sharpe, Rev. Donald
Shaw
Shaw, Rev. E.J.
Sheds
Shields
Shoemaker
Simpson
Sinclair
Sinnema
Sloan
Smaggus
Smith
Snider
Snowden
Somerville, Rev. John
Sons of Scotland
Speed
Spencer
Springtown
Spruce Hedge Road
Squire
St. Louis
Steele
Steeple
Steers, Rev. Henry Gill
Stetlord
Steps
Sterling
Stevenson
Stewart
Stewart, Rev. Donald
Stewartville
Stipend
Stirling
Stobbe
Stone
Storie
Storing
Stringer
Struyk
Stuart
Stubinsky
Suatt
Sullivan
Sunday school
Sutherland
Sykes
Tobar
Tachynsky
Taylor
Taylor, Rev. James
Telephone
Ten Hoopen, Rev. William
Thomas
Thompson/Thomson
Token
Toronto
Totten
Trask
Trowel
Tubman
Tucker
tuning fork
union
United Church Women (UCW)
Utronki
vacation (see holidays)
vacation school
Van Dorp
Van Leyen
Veres
Vincent
Visinski
Waba
Walker
Wallace
Walsh
War
War bride
Wark
Warner
Warren
Water
Waterman
Watson
Watts
Weber
Webster
wedding
welfare committee
Wheeler
White
White Lake
Whyte (see White)
Wickett
Wight, Rev. Wilt
Wilkinson
Williams
Williamson
Willing War Workers
Willis
Wilson
Windows
Winlow
Winters
Women’s Association (WA)
Women’s Institute (WI)
Women’s Missionary Society (WMS or WFMS)
Woods
World Day of Prayer
World Wide Communion
Wright
Wurm
Yakaback
Young
Young People’s (YPU)
Yuill
Ziebarth