Thanks for the come back. I have found out that ADNIRAMS father was FREDERICK WEEDMARK, born in 1780-90, birthplace unknown. FREDERICK was married to SUSANNAH FRASER who was born in 1780-90, possibly in the Orkney Islands Scottland, or Quebec.I do know that other then ADNIRAM, FREDERICK and SUSANNAH had the following sons: FREDIRICK JR., HEMAN, HIRAM,and NATHAN. There might have been one more, but I am not sure. All the sons were born in Marlborough twsp, Ontirio, with FREDERICK JR. being born in 1815-16.
If your cousin Lorne has any info on FESTUS, it might be helpful, because as you say FESTUS is a uncommon name. I would be more then greatful for any and all help.
Thanks agian, Heather Nemanic