I came across the marriage record for Michael Galligan and Elizabeth Jordan almost by accident. Not quite by accident, because I waslooking for Galligans in the Québec RC registers. But I was thinking of Ottawa Valley area parishes and missions, of places just across the Ottawa River from Carleton and Renfrew counties. It certainly hadn’t occurred to me that Michael Galligan might have been married in Montreal.
Montréal (Basilique Notre Dame), Régistre, 1839, p. 80, M. 34, database, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca/: accessed 28 April 2010), Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967.
de Michael Gallighan resident dans la paroisse de Richmond Haut Canada, fils majeur de Denis Gallighan et de Anne Kelly du comte de Cavan en Irlande d’une Part; et de Elizabeth Jordan domicilisé en cette paroisse fille Majeure des défunts Michael Jordan, et de Anne Gormly du Comte de Longford aussi en Irlande d’autre Part; [of Michael Gallighan residing in the parish of Richmond Upper Canada, son of age of Denis Gallighan and of Anne Kelly of the county of Cavan in Ireland on the one part; and of Elizabeth Jordan, domiciled in this parish daughter of age of the deceased Michael Jordan and of [the deceased] Anne Gormly of the county of Longford also in Ireland on the other part;]