REGISTER OF THE
84TH REGIMENT OF FOOT
BAPTISMS 1779-1791

"Extract from a photocopy of the Register kept by Revd. J. Bethune in Montreal during the years 1779-1791*, as chaplain of the 84th Regiment, the original register being deposited in the Ontario Archives and the photostat copy deposited in the Archives of the Superior Court at Montreal"
DATE OF BAPTISM NAME OF CHILD PARENT(S) RELATED TO
1779
August 4th Margaret STUART John STUART
Private Soldier
 

 
1780
April 14 John PRICE Thomas PRICE
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 6 Isabell SUTHERLAND James SUTHERLAND
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 6 Sarah BAINEY John BAINEY
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 6 Margaret CHYTERS (adult)
(bred a Quaker) 
sister to James CHYTERS, Sargent in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot.  She married Michael MacCARTY soldier in 1st Bat. on October 10th  
December 12 Anna Margaret GASTMAN John GASTMAN
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
December 29 Daniel DEVENNY? Samuel DEVENNY?
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 

 
1781
February 15
(born January 26)
Jane MORISON Allan MORISON, merchant at Sorel, and his wife Josette  
February 19 
(born Feb 1st)
John HART Jonathan HART & Elizabeth, Private Soldier in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot  
April 27 Luke NOWLAN Michael NOWLAN
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
May (no day given) Andrew McFARLANE Sgt. Andrew McFARLANE  
"summer of this year, but the date of her birth & baptism is not perfectly remembered" Anne MacKENZIE James MacKENZIE of 
Montreal, Merchant, and his wife Nelly
 
August 4 Donald MacINTOSH Donald MacINTOSH
Sergent in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 22 Anthony DAILY James DAILY
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
September 16 Margaret POWER Edward POWER, private
soldier, afterwards Sergt. in 1st Battallion of the 84th Reg.
 
October 12 Elizabeth CAMERON Duncan CAMERON
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 

 
1782
May 18
(born May 3rd)
Mary Ann MacDOUGALL Duncan MacDOUGALL
Lieut.  in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Reg. & wife Isabel
 
June 9 Henry John BASIL John BASIL, drum major in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Reg., and wife Helen COOK  
June 9 Sophia HERON Owen HERON
Sergt-Major in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 21 Hamilton WALKER James WALKER, surgeon's mate,1st Battallion of the 84th
and wife Abigail JESSOP*
*"married the preceding winter but the date is not recollected"
 
October 27 Murdock MacLEOD Norman MacLEOD
Private Soldier in the 
1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot
 
October 27 Elisabeth MacINTOSH Donald MacINTOSH
Sargeant in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot.
 
December 27 Elizabeth MUCHMON Jonathan MUCHMON at 
the Cedars, and his wife Mary LIVINGSTON
 

 
1783
January 15
(born December 30, 1782)
Roderick MORISON Donald MORISON
commissary at Berthier
and Jane his wife
 
March 9 Sarah McDONELL Donald McDONELL
Corporal
 
May 16 John GRANT Allan GRANT
Seargent
 
August 14 Thomas WALSH Robert WALSH
Fifer in the 1st Battallion
84th Regiment of Foot
 
August 24**1883!! John MURRAY Ensyn Duncan MURRAY & his wife Isabel SINCLAIR  
September 9
Born AND Baptized
Angus BETHUNE John BETHUNE, chaplain of the 1st Battallion, 84th Reg. & his wife Veronique  
September 21 Mary BLIST Thomas BLIST
Seargent
 
October 7 Mary RAINEY John RAINEY Private Soldier in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot  
November 11 Sarah GRAY John GRAY sergeant in the 1st Battallion of the 84th Regiment of Foot  

 
1784
June 27 Mary WAIT George WAIT
Taylor at Larletrine?? 
 
July 19 Catherine MacKENZIE James MacKENZIE merchant of Montreal, & his wife Nelly  
July 20 Alexander MARTIN Alexander MARTIN
Taylor at Montreal
 
July 22 James CAMERON Alexander CAMERON
of St. Johns
 

 
1785
March 13 
(born March 7th)
William MORISON Allan MORISON, merchant at Sorel, & his wife Josette  
March 13
(born March 4th)
Jannet FISHER Duncan FISHER, shoemaker of Montreal & wife Catherine  
June 5 Jannet HARKNESS William HARKNESS
merchant of Montreal & his  wife Mary FAIRSERVICE
 
June 8 Alexander TAYLOR Alexander TAYLOR
of St. Johns
 
July 30
(born May 30th)
John SCOTT Adam SCOTT, merchant of Montreal & his wife Sarah  
August 12 Humphrey HARGRAVE Humphrey HARGRAVE
of Montreal
 
August 19
(born July 30)
Sarah MacDOUGALL Dougall MacDOUGALL of Varenne?& his wife Jane  
November 20 Elizabeth KENNEDY Angus KENNEDY
of St. Johns
 
December 1 William Henry EVANS William EVANS
Raylor at Montreal
 
December 23
(born December 10th)
Jane DAVIDSON Arthur DAVIDSON Esq.
Attorney at Law, Montreal and his wife Jane FRASER
 

 
1786
January 17 James MARTIN Alexander MARTIN
Taylor at Montreal
 
January 30 John RUITTER John RUITTER
of Missisqui Bay
 
February 5 Jane CAMPBELL and
Mary CAMPBELL
David CAMPBELL
of the Parish of Montreal
 
February 26
(born October 5, 1785)
Catharine MAGINNIS John MAGINNIS 
of Terrebonne
 
February 26 Ann THORNTON an adult  
March 9 Ferdinand GRANT James GRANT, merchant of
Muchilimackina?. Born in the Indian Country
 
March 12 Isabel CUMMING Duncan CUMMING
of Montreal
 
March 12 Kenneth MacLEOD Donald MacLEOD and
Electy EVERTS, afterwards his wife.
 
April 25 Ann REID Duncan REID of the Parish of La Chine  
May 8 James OAKES Thomas OAKES, Tinsmith at Montreal & his wife Elisabeth  
May 8
(born April 23rd)
Cassandra SILLY John SILLY, merchant of Montreal & his wife Elisabeth  
June 4 John TURNER John TURNER
carpenter at Montreal
 
June 20 John PELLIGREW James PELLIGREW
of Montreal
 
July 16 William SMITH Alexander SMITH
Whitesmith 
 
July 23 Margaret STRUTHERS James STRUTHERS  
July 23 Margaret HARSFORD Joseph HARSFORD  
July 28 Agnes FLINN John FLINN
of Pointe Mouillie?
 
August 7 Rachael DAWSON James DAWSON  
August 24 Ann MacMILLAN Daniel MacMILLAN  
October 29 Thomas OATES Joseph OATES late of the 44th Reg.of Foot  
November 3 Alexander FRASER Hugh FRASER
of the River Chambly
 
November 3 Jane LOWE James LOWE of the River Chambly (married Esther BLAKLY the same day)  
December 8
(born 25th or 28th of Oct.)
Elisabeth AIRD William AIRD, of l'Assomption & his wife Jane  
December 9
(born August 25th)
Martha AIRD Robert AIRD, of Isle Jesus and his wife Jannet  
December 24 Rebecca CAMPBELL George CAMPBELL
at La Chine
 
December 24 John SCHAAT Henry SCHAAT
of Montreal
 

 
1787
January 9 Mary HANNAH John HANNAH at St. Martin, Isle Jesus  
January 22 Elisabeth FISHER Donald FISHER
Merchant Taylor at Montreal
 
February 15
(born December 2, 1782)
Jonathan HART Jonathan HART, Private Soldier in the 1st Battallion of the 84th  & his wife Elisabeth  
February 18 Daniel FISHER Duncan FISHER, shoemaker at Montreal & wife Catherine  
February 25 Phillis HARKNESS William HARKNESS of
l'Assomption and his wife Mary TAIRSERVICE?
 
March 4 John FENNEL John FENNEL  
April 20 Sophia MacRAE David MacRAE of Montreal and his wife Eric SMITH  
May 1
(born April 16)
Elisabeth DAVIDSON Arthur DAVIDSON, Esq
of Montreal, Attorney at Law and Jane Fraser, his wife
 
June 9 Jane RUSSEL Stafford RUSSEL Journeyman,Shoemaker
of Montreal
 
June 14 William EVANS William EVANS
Taylor of Montreal
 
July 24 John Gasher Horner WHITE William WHITE
Shoemaker, Montreal
 
August 15
(born July 31)
Robert MacINTIRE John MacINTIRE 
and his wife Sophie
 
October 10
(born June 19th)
George Daniel MacDOUGALL Dougall MacDOUGALL
of Varenne & his wife Jane
 
October 14 Mary RANKIN David RANKIN of l'Assomption, Merchant
and Elisabeth, his wife
 
November 9 Margaret BURNS Peter BURNS and Margaret, his wife  
November 23 William FOSTER an Indian boy belonging to Captain William BYRNE of the late Royal Regiment of New York  
December 16
(born November 29)
Mary Ann HAGLE daugh of Rosseler HOYLE of Montreal, Merchant and Lydia, his wife  

* Although the register lists births, marriages and deaths as late as 1803, Rev. John Bethune moved from Montreal to Glangarry, Ontario in 1887.

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