Saturday, March 15, 2014

McCarthy - Port Stanley and Whipple - St Thomas

An interesting story has been posted on the Elgin OGS website for anyone into McCARTHY in Port Stanley or WHIPPLE research in St. Thomas.

1862 Feb 6th, page 2- Case of Abduction from St. Thomas - A Dentist Runs Away with a Blacksmith's Daughter - The charge was preferred by Thomas McCARTHY [Blacksmith] of Port Stanley, against M. P. WHIPPLE, a dentist of St. Thomas, and Joseph WHITECHURCH, of the same place. Agness McCARTHY runs off with WHIPPLE, a married man. [Long article on the affair copied from the Prototype].

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