Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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BOBBY, Sam. S. – Died July 17, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 50 – Killed by lightning – (ADS 86).

BOBBY, Saml. S. – Died July 17, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 86).

BOISVERT, Maxime – Died October 26, 1882, Piles, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BOISVERT, Victor – Died July 9, 1885 at Lotbinière, Quebec aged 18 – Killed by lightning. – (JRO 85).

BOIVIN, Eugenie – Died January 9, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Frozen to death – (ADS 83).

BOLDUC – Died October 24, 1882, Chaudiere, Quebec – Cause of death : a slide in the shaft of a gold mine – (ADS 82).

BOLES (Miss) – Died August 8, 1882, Port Sydney, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BOLIN – Engineer – Died September 30, 1882, Fort Erie, Ontario – Killed when a dummy car on the International Bridge plunges into the river – (JRO 82).

BOLTON, Henry – Died July 4, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

BOLTON, M. (Miss), of Toronto, Ontario – Died July 1, 1885 in Toronto Bay – Drowned by the accidental upsetting of a sail boat – (JRO 85).

BOMBERRY, Edward, M.D., C.M. – Indian Chief – Died January 29, 1879, Tuscarora, Ontario aged 30 – (Obit. 79).

BOND, Eliza Langley (Mrs.) – Born St. Johns, Newfoundland – Died June 20, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec aged 62 – Died from pneumonia complicated with some trouble of the heart – Wife of Rt. Rev. W. B. Bond, D.D., Lord Bishop of Montreal – (Obit. 79).

BOND, Thomas – Died February 24, 1883, Upper Rawdon, Nova Scotia aged 12 – While playing with a towel-roller gets entagled in it somehow and breaks his neck – (ADS 83).

BONFIELD, James – M.P.P. for South Renfrew (1875-82) – Born in 1825 at Gartmore, Tipperary, Ireland – Died January 29, 1883 at Eganville, Ontario. – (Obit. 83).

BONISSANT, Mathurin-Claude-Louis (Rev., R.C.) – Born in 1816 at Nantes, France – Died November 14, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in 1847 – (Obit. 86).

BOOMER, Charles – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

BOOTH – Died July 1, 1882, Sturgeon Lake, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BOOTH, William Anthony – Collector of Customs at Port Colborne, Ontario – Died February 17, 1878, Port Colborne, Ontario aged 58 – (Obit. 78).

BOOTHROYD, Fred – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

BOOTHROYD, Thos. – Died July 9, 1880 near Bridgetown, Ontario – Knocked down by a wild hog and bitten so severely about the throat that he dies in fifteen minutes – (JRO 80-81).

BORLASE, Geo. H. – Died August 7, 1883, Sherbrooke, Quebec – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 83).

BORLASE, George Henry – Advocate – Born June 9, 1832 at St. Keyne, Cornwall, England – Died August 6, 1883 at Sherbrooke, Quebec – Drowned – Came to Canada in 1846. He married the eldest daughter of the late Sir Edmund Cox, Bart. His father was Rector at St. Keyne, Cornwall – (Obit. 83).

BORRELLE, Robt. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

BOSSÉ, Joseph Noël (Hon.) – Late a Puisné Judge of the Superior Court, Quebec (1868-80) – Born November 25, 1806 at Cap St. Ignace, Quebec – Died September 24, 1881 in Quebec City – (Obit. 80-81).

BOSWELL, Edward J. (Rev.), D.C.L. – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1798 in England – Died August 26, 1879, Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

BOSWELL, Wm. – M.A., M.D. – Born October 11, 1809 in Dublin, Ireland – Died July 20, 1880, Norwood, London, England – He took up his residence in Quebec in Nov., 1851, and there continued to live up to within a short period of his death. – (Obit. 80-81).

BOTTERELL, Edward O., from Ottawa, Ontario – Died July 12, 1879 in the Ottawa River aged 24 – Drowned – Last resting place at Beechwood Cemetery. He was the eldest son of Mr. Edward Botterell, Jr., of the Distribution Office, House of Commons, Ottawa – (JRO 79).

BOUCHARD, A. – Died June 24, 1882, Forsyth Mines (Quebec ?) – Fell down a shaft – (ADS 82).BOCHUS, Charles – ex-M.P.P. – Born December 30, 1802 in Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario – Died January 10, 1878, Picton, Ontario – He married Caroline, daughter of the late H. Mallory, Esq., of Gananoque – (Obit. 78).

BOUCHARD, Hector – Died January 27, 1886 at St. Etienne, Quebec – Accidentally shoots himself – (ADS 86).

BOUCHARD, Joseph E. Z. – Advocate of Lower Canada – Died August 29, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

BOUCHER de MONTIZAMBERT, Edward Louis – Law Clerk to the Senate of Canada (1867) – Born September 23, 1811 in Quebec – Died January 17, 1882 in Quebec – He was descended, through his mother, Miss Taylor (born in Quebec in 1777) from U.E. Loyalists, his maternal grand-father having taken refuge in Canada in 1776. His paternal ancestor, an educated colonist from Perche, France, Pierre Boucher, received from Louis XIV a patent of nobility, on 17 June, 1707, for services rendered the French Crown in the colony, as early as 1639. Pierre Boucher, a son of Gaspar Boucher, who came to Quebec in 1635, was apptd. twice Governor of Three Rivers under the French Régime (…). From this celebrated Canadian worthy, Governor Pierre Boucher, have sprung a number of descendants : – Boucher de Niverville, Boucher de la Bruère, Boucher de la Broquerie, Boucher de Grosbois, Boucher de Boucherville, Boucher de Montizambert, or Mont-Isambert – (Obit. 82, see page 351).

BOUCHER, G. (Mad.) (née Magny) – Born in Quebec – Died March 27, 1886 at St. Etienne des Grès, Quebec aged 105 – (DL 86).

BOUCHETTE, Robert Shore Milnes – Late commissioner of Customs of Canada – Born March 12, 1805 – Died June 4, 1879 in Quebec City – He was de youngest of the four sons of the well known Col. Joseph Bouchette, for many years Surveyor General of L. C. – (Obit. 79).

BOUCHY, Pierre Hy. (Rev. R.C.) – Born November 3, 1818 at Metz, France – Died July 3, 1886 at Metz, France – Came to Quebec in 1842 – (Obit. 86).

BOUDROT, Chas. (Hon.) – M.L.C. of N.S. (1878-83) – Born in 1822 at Arichat, Nova Scotia – Died June 30, 1883 at Liscomb, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 83).

BOUGHNER, William – Died February 17, 1883, Galt, Ontario – Factory accident – (ADS 83).

BOULIANE, Rev. Joseph – Curé of the R. C. parish of Anse St. Jean, Chicoutimi, Quebec – Died September 4, 1879 aged 28 – Died of small-pox – (Obit. 79).

BOULIN, Elz. – Died November 6, 1886 at Hull, Quebec – Falls from a roof – (ADS 86).

BOULTON – Died September 1, 1882, Chateauguay Pt., Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BOULTON, James – Barrister-at-Law – Born in 1801 – Died August 15, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a son of the late Hon. D'Arcy Boulton, Judge of the Court of King's Bench of U. C., and a brother of the late Hon. Henry J. Boulton, for some years Chief-Justice of Newfoundland, and of the late Wm. Henry Boulton, Esq., M.P.P. for Toronto – (Obit. 78).

BOURGAULT dit SÉRAPHIN, Lisette (Mad.) – Born in Quebec – Died April 5, 1883 in Quebec City aged 101 – (DL 83).

BOURGEOIS, Philip – Died May 28, 1883, Belleville, Ontario aged 7 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

BOURGET, Ignace (The Most Rev.) – Archbishop of Martianopolis, in partibus (1876) – Born October 30, 1799 at Pointe Lévis, Quebec – Died June 8, 1885 at Sault-aux-Recollets, near Montreal – (Obit. 85).

BOURINOT – Senator – Deceased, successor appointed on May 23, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

BOURINOT, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born March 15, 1814 at Grouville, Island of Jersey – Died January 21, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

BOURKE, Edward – Has for 6 years Treasurer of the County of Renfrew, Ontario – Died November 22, 1884 at Pembrooke, Ontario aged 73 – Commits suicide by hanging. He had been suffering from melancholia for some time. – (JRO 84).

BOURKE, Nazar – Died November 12, 1882, Piquette's Corners – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

BOUSTEAD, Thomas – Died January 9, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Shoots h'self with a rev'r – (ADS 82).

BOUTHILLIER, Louis Tancrède – An old public official – Born in 1796 – Died February 28, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

BOUTONG, Madeleine (Mad.) – Born in Arichat, Nova Scotia – Died July, 1880, Arichat, Nova Scotia aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

BOUVIER, Joseph François (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of Rome – Died January 1, 1879, Osceola, Ontario aged 54 – (Obit. 79).

BOVELL, James (Rev.) – M.D. (1838) – Born in 1817 in Barbados, West Indies – Died January 16, 1880 in Nevis, West Indies – He came to Canada about 1848 and settled in Toronto, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).

BOVILL (Mrs.) – Died February 24, 1879 – Murdered by her husband Thomas Bovill, found guilty of manslaughter at the Ottawa Assizes on April 14, 1879 – (JRO 79).

BOWDEN, Wm. – Ex-Supt. of Police for British Columbia – Born in 183? in Belfast, Ireland – Died July 26, 1879, Victoria, British Columbia – He went to B.C. In 1858 with a detachment of Sappers belonging to the Royal Artillery – (Obit. 79).

BOWELL, Harriet Louisa (Mrs.) (née Moore) - Died April 2, 1884 at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. aged 56 – She had been taken to Los Angeles for the benefit of her health. Her remains were brought to Belleville, Ontario for interment. She was the wife of the Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, M.P., Minister of Customs, to whom she was united in marriage, Dec., 1847. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jacob G. Moore, Esq., of Belleville, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

BOWELL, John – Born in England – Died October 16, 1883 at Belleville, Ontario aged 84 – Father of the Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, Minister of Customs – (Obit. 83).

BOWELL,W. – Died July 6, 1886 near Omemee, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

BOWMAN, Samuel – Died March 1, 1886 at Port Dalhousie, Ontario aged 29 – Accidental poisoning – (ADS 86).

BOWNS : a young lad, son of Thos. Bonws – Died July 4, 1884 at Lennoxville, Quebec – Drowned in the Massawippi River – (JRO 84).

BOWRON, Jesse – Died June 7, 1883 near London, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

BOWSE, A., of Hamilton (Ontario) – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882 Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

BOWYER (Mrs.) – Died April 17, 1885 of Bracebridge, Ontario – Poisons herself by taking strychnine – (JRO 85).

BOX, Emma Jane, servant – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 22 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

BOYCE, J. R. (Mrs.) – Died October 19, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Leaps from a window in Hotel Dieu hospital – (ADS 82).

BOYD, Ann (Mrs.) – Died November 2, 1883 at Tay Settlement, New Brunswick aged 99 – (DL 83).

BOYD, Hugh – Died May 18, 1880, Great Village, Nova Scotia – Killed by the explosion of a boiler in the saw-mill of McLeland & Blaikie – (JRO 80-81).

BOYD, Jno. Edward, C.E. – Asst to the Chief Engineer of the Dept of Public Works of Canada and resident Supdt Engineer of the Lévis Graving Dock and Quebec Harbour Improvements – Born in May, 1834 in St. John, New Brunswick – Died November 17, 1886 in Quebec City – Died suddenly – He was a son of the late Dr. Boyd, of St. John, N.B. – (Obit. 86).

BOYD, John (Rev.) – Presbyterian Minister – Died August 20, 1884 at Bass River, New Brunswick – Accidentally killed by his horse taking fright and backing over a bridge. – (JRO 84).

BOYD, Mossom – Lumber merchant – Born in 1816 in Londonderry, Ireland – Died July 24, 1883 at Bobcaygeon, Ontario – He came early in life to Canada – (Obit. 83).

BOYLE, John – Died July 6, 1880 near Picton, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

BOYNTON, J., of North Orillia (Ontario) – Passenger, lumberer or shanty-man going to the woods – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

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