Louisa married Richard HEATH, son of Elijah HEATH and Patricia UNKNOWN, on 13 Jan 1848 in Norwich, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada.1 (Richard HEATH was born in Jun 1827 in Ontario, Canada and died on 28 Mar 1904 in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.)
Talbot District Marriage Register (Oxford County GenWeb project). Surety: 4. Marriage Notice
Source: Talbot District Marriage Record
Name: Heath, Richard
Associated Name: McCollow, Louisa
Date: January 13, 1848
Place of Origin: Norwich; Norwich
Witness: Ira Oates; Leo W. Heath
Note: by Mark W. Hopkins (Regular Baptist) Goshen
2 1851 Canadian Census (Norwich, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Elijah Heath (age 40, b. U.S.) and wife, Patty (age 40, b. Canada West), living in Norwich, Ontario. Also in the household is their son, Richard Heath (age 25, b. Canada West), his wife Louisa (age 22, b. Canada West) and children Cornelia (age 5, b. Canada West), Marquis (age 3, b. Canada West) and Alonzo (age 1, b. Canada West). Elijah is listed as a "corker," and his religion is listed as Christian. Notation is made for Elijah under "Residence if out of limits" as Middlesex [perhaps he and his wife live in a neighboring county and are visiting?). Richard is listed as a "sawyer," and his religion is listed as Baptist.
3 1880 US Census (District 176, Marathon, Lapeer County, Michigan). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Richard Heath (age 53, b. Canada), wife Louisa (age 50, b. Canada) and children Alice (age 13, b. MI) and Richard (age 8, b. KS), living in Marathon, Michigan. Richard Sr. is listed as "works in sawmill." Both Richard and Louisa indicate that the birthplace of their parents is unknown. Living two doors away is Norman Oatman, his wife, Polly [Wilson], also from Oxford County, Canada.