Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
Abstracted from The Dominion Annual Register and Review












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CADIEUX, Francois – Born in Quebec – Died June 5, 1884 at St. Bruno, Quebec aged 100 – (DL 84).

CADORETTE – A blind man – Died December 12, 1885 at Philipsburg, Quebec – Accidentally drowned – (JRO 85).

CAFFREY, Mitchell – Died April 16, 1883, Thorold, Ontario aged 17 – Accidentally shot by Edward McIntosh – (ADS 83).

CAHILL, John – Died September 7, 1883, Port Dalhousie, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CALDER, James A. – Died April 30, 1883, Stellarton, Nova Scotia – Breakman, Ry. accid't – (ADS 83).

CALDWELL (Dr.) – Born Woodstock, New Brunswick – Died November 3, 1879, Grand Falls, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

CALDWELL, R. – Died August 9, 1883, St. Williams, Ontario – Boiler explosion – (ADS 83).

CALHOUN (Mrs.) – Died December 5, 1886 near St. Mary's, Ontario – Falls into an open cattle-guard – (ADS 86).

CALL (Mrs.) – Died November 4, 1882, Midland, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CALL, Malcolm – Died March 6, 1886 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CALLAGHAN, Jas. – Died August 10, 1886 at Montreal, Quebec aged 47 – Falls from a building – (ADS 86).

CALLAGHAN, John – Died July 6, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – Killed by Bernard McDonald in self-defence – (JRO 84).

CALLAGHAN, Patrick – Keeper of the Sherwood Cemetery – Died May 25, 1885 in the Sherwood Cemetery, near Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Murdered by Alex. Gillies, of Harmony who is convicted and sentenced for execution. His sentence is later commuted for imprisonment for life in the Dorchester Penitentiary. – (JRO 85).

CALPHIS, Dina (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born at Danville, Kentucky – Died September 27, 1883 at London, Ontario aged 115 – (DL 83).

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

CALVERT – Died July 27, 1886 in Quebec – Falls into the hold of a steamship – (ADS 86).

CALVIN, Dileno Dexter – M.P.P. for Frontenac in Ontario Assembly – Born May 16, 1798 at Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died May 18, 1884 at Garden Island, Ontario – He was the son of Sandford J. Calvin, a lawyer by profession, who died when his son was very young. He became naturalized in Canada in 1845 or shortly before. – (Obit. 84).

CAMERON deaths are listed on a separate page.

CAMPBELL deaths are listed on a separate page.

CAMPION, Augustin Siméon (Rev., R.C.) – Born February 18, 1811 at Hérien-Liétard, Arras, France – Died June 10, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – He went to the U.S.A. in 1841 and came to Canada in 1856. – (Obit. 86).

CANAILLY, Thomas – Died July 4, 1880, near Cobourg, Ontario aged 16 – Becoming intoxicated, went to sleep on the Grand Trunk Railway track and was killed by a freight train – (JRO 80-81).

CANN, Wm. – Died April 27, 1884 in Georgian Bay between Midland and Present Island – Drowned when a yacht is upset during a squall – (JRO 84).

CANNON, Edward George, N.P. (1834) – Died October 14, 1885 in Quebec City aged 73 – (Obit. 85).

CANTIN (Mrs.) – Died August 23, 1886 near Hadlow Creek, Quebec – Killed by a train. – (ADS 86).

CAPREOL, Fredk. Chase – Businessman – Born June 10, 1803 at Bishop Stoffard, Herefordshire, England – Died October 12, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, where he had resided since 1833. He first came to Canada in 1829 – (Obit. 86).

CAPSEY, Thomas – Clerk of the Circuit Court for the County of Missisquoi, at Bedford (Quebec) – deceased – Successor appointed on November 25, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

CARDINAL, André Leroux dit – Late Chief Messenger to the House of Commons – Native of St. Roch, Quebec – Died July 5, 1879 in Quebec aged 72 – (Obit. 79).

CAREY, Mr. R. D. – Law student – Died June 5, 1878, Goderich, Ontario – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 78).

CARLING, William – Senior member of the brewing firm Carling & Co. – Born within a few miles of the city of London, Ontario, at the Carling homestead, on the Sarnia Road – Died March 1, 1879, London, Ontario aged 57 – He was the eldest son of Mr. Thomas Carling, and a brother of Messrs John and Isaac Carling – (Obit. 79).

CARLISLE, Henry – Mayor of St. Catharines, Ont. (1879-1881) – Born May 9, 1820 in Whitby, Yorkshire, England – Died December 13, 1882 at St. Catharines, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

CARMAN, Annie – Died January 23, 1882, near Amherstburg, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CARMICHAEL, A. – Died September 15, 1883, Bowmanville, Ontario – Crushed by lumber – (ADS 83).

CARON deaths are listed on a separate page.

CARR, Alex. – Died November 15, 1886 at Thornton, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CARR, J. Frederic (Rev.), M.A. – Rector of Kingsclear (Anglican), N.B. – Born in 1846 – Died February 25, 1878, Kingsclear, New Brunswick – He was a son of Albert Carr, Esq., of Sherbrooke, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

CARRALL, Robert William Weir (Hon.), M. D. – Senator – Born in 1839 at Carrall's Grove, near Woodstock, Ontario – Died September 19, 1879 at Carrall's Grove, Ontario – Died from ulceration of the stomach – He was the son of the late Mr. James Carrall, who was for twenty years Sheriff of County of Oxford, Ontario, and grandson of John Carrall, A United Empire Loyalist, who removed to Upper Canada some time during the revolution that secured the independence of the Old Thirteen Colonies. He married Mrs. Gordon, a daughter of the late Sheriff Macdonald, of Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CARRIER, Benj., an Indian – Died June 7, 1880, Brantford, Ontario – Hanged for the murder of his wife Nancy – (JRO 80-81).

CARRIER, Mrs. Nancy – Died April 15, 1880, Onondaga, Ontario – Murdered by her husband Benj. Carrier – (JRO 80-81).

CARRIER, Théo – Died August 6, 1886 at Warwick, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CARRIÈRE, Jno. A. – Died July 20, 1886 at Windmill Pt., Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CARRIS, Thos. – Born in Manchester, England – Died November 25, 1885 in Victoria, B.C. aged 102 – (DL 85).

CARROLL, a prisoner – Died July 22, 1880, Red River, Manitoba – Drowned while about to cross from St. Boniface to Winnipeg – (JRO 80-81).

CARROLL, James – M.D. (1852) – Died October 31, 1885 at Norwichville, Ontario aged 56 – (Obit. 85).

CARROLL, John (Rev.), D.D. (Methodist) – Born in 1809 on an island of the Bay of Fundy – Died December 13, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – Came when a child with his parents to Toronto. – (Obit. 84).

CARROLL, T. J. – Member of Pilotage, district of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on November 3, 1885 – (PAPS Dominion 85).

CARROLL, William – Died December 3, 1881, near Eagle Lake, Manitoba – Killed by a nitro-glycerine explosion on Can. Pacific Railway works – (JRO 80-81).

CARSON, John – Died July 12, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CARSON, Jos. – Died October 12, 1886 at Port Arthur, Ontario – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

CARSON, Mrs. J. T. – Died September 11, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

CARSWELL, William – Died February 16, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Crushed to death by a street car – (ADS 82).

CARTER J. – Died April 2, 1883, London, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CARTER, Edward, Q.C. (1862), D.C.L. (1872) – Born February 29, 1824 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Died September 27, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

CARTER, James (Hon. Sir), Kt. – Late Chief-Justice of the Province of New Brunswick – Born in 1805 – Died March 9, 1878 in England – He was the son of the late James Carter, Esq., of Portsmouth, England. He married in 1852, Margaret Spencer, daughter of the Venerable Archdeacon Coster, of New Brunswick. She died in 1866. Sir James spent the latter part of his life in England, at his seat Stratfield House, Mortimer, Berkshire – (Obit. 78).

CARTER, Wm (Mr.) – Died June 19, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – Commits suicide by taking a dose of Paris green – (JRO 85).

CARTER. Stephen – Steward on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

CARTHEW, Arthur (Colonel) – Late a Lieutenant in H. M's 64 Regt. of Foot – Died October 4, 1878, Russell House, Orillia, Ontario aged 80 – Came to Canada in 1822 or shortly after – (Obit. 78).

CARTHEW, Edward – Collector of Customs at Guelph, Ont. – Died April 8, 1879, Guelph, Ontario aged 71 – (Obit. 79).

CARTIER, Joséphine (Mdlle) – Died March 19, 1886 at Cannes, France – She was residing at Cannes with her mother. She was the eldest daughter of the late Sir Geo. E. Cartier, Bart., formerly Premier of the Province of Canada. The remains were brought to Montreal, Quebec and placed along side those of the deceased baronet in Côte des Neiges cemetery. – (Obit. 86).

CARVILL, George – A wealthy iron merchant – Died July 24, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick, aged 70 – (Obit. 84).

CASAUBON, Rev. Edouard – Curé of St. Joseph du Lac – Died October 28, 1878, St. Joseph du Lac, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

CASE, N. - Died February 13, 1886 at St. George, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

CASEY, John – Died May 13, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 3 – Burnt to death – (JRO 79).

CASEY, John J. (Rev.), B.D. – Native of Dublin, Ireland – Died November 6, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec aged 50 – Died of smallpox. – (Obit. 85).

CASEY, Richard – Died May 13, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 6 – Burnt to death – (JRO 79).

CASEY, Robt. - A cripple – Died July 13, 1885 near Medicine Hat, N.W.T. - Killed by a cowboy named Hall as the upshot of a dispute over the result of a horse race. Hall escapes. – (JRO 85).

CASHEN, Patrick – Died July 4, 1880, near Cobourg, Ontario aged 14 – Becoming intoxicated, went to sleep on the Grand Trunk Railway track and was killed by a freight train – (JRO 80-81).

CASSAR, Geo. L. H. – Died June 28, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CASSELS, Robert – Banker – Born February 21, 1815 at Leith, Scotland – Died February 18, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Moved to Canada in 1837. He was married at Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Mry Macnab, 2nd daughter of Hon. Jas. Macnab, Receiver-Genl. of Nova Scotia, and grand-daughter of Hon. Peter Macnab, M.L.C. He left a large family of seven sons and five daughters, of whom Jas. Cassels, M.D., Robt. Cassels, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Walker Cassels and Hamilton Cassels, both partners in the firm of Blake, Kerr, Lash & Cassels, of Toronto, Richard Scougall Cassels, also recently passed as a solicitor and connected with the same firm, Allan Cassels, the 4th son, a member of the law firm of Beaty, Hamilton & Cassels, and John Thompson Cassels, engaged in business in the Philippine Islands, are living – (Obit. 82).

CASTONIER, Jos – Died June 5, 1884 at Key Brook, Bromption, Quebec aged 15 – Drowned in Wm. Long's mill-pond. – (JRO 84).

CAUCHON, Joseph Edouard (Hon.) – Lieut.-Governor of Manitoba (1877-82) – Born December 16, 1816 at St. Roch, Quebec City – Died February 23, 1885 at Whitewood, near Qu'Appelle, N.W.T. – Died at his son's residence – (Obit. 85).

CAULFIELD, St. George, LL.D. (Rev., Ch. of Eng.) – Canon of the Cathedral, London, Ont., an Rural Dean of Essex – Born September 1823 at Kilmanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland – Died 17 September 1882 at Windsor, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1848 – (Obit. 82).

CAVANAGH, Mary – Born in Ireland – Died December, 1880, Charlottetown, P.E.I. aged 105 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

CAVENDISH, Henry – Died March 7, 1886, Dunnville, Ontario – Suicide with Paris Green. – (ADS 86).

CAVERHILL, John – a Montreal merchant – Born February 1819 in Jedburgh, Scotland – Died January 12, 1882 at Nice, France – Came to Canada with his brother Thomas (whom see below), in 1831. He had been absent from the country since 1865 owing to ill-health – (Obit. 82).

CAVERHILL, Thomas – a Montreal merchant – Born 1825 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died January 4, 1882 at Glasgow, Scotland – Came to Canada with his brother John (whom see above) – (Obit. 82).

CAWTHRA, Mary (Mrs. Mulock) – Died December 29, 1882 at Los Angeles, California – Relict of the late Dr. Thomas H. Mulock, in his life-time of Bond Head, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late John Cawthra, Esq., M.P.P. for Simcoe, in the U.C. Assembly. – (Obit. 83).

CAYLEY, Michael – M.P. – Born May 15, 1842 in Kilkenny, Ireland – Died December 3, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – He accompanied his parents to Canada when a child; they died almost immediately after their arrival. He married Mdlle. Azilda Giroux of Montreal – (Obit. 78).

CAZEAU, Chas. Felix (Rt. Rev. Mgr.) – V. G. of Quebec (R.C.) – Born December 24, 1807 in Quebec – Died February 26, 1881 in Quebec City – (Obit. 80-81).

CAZEAU, François de Sales (Rev., R.C.) – Born July 29, 1843 at St. Pierre de la Rivière du Sud – Died February 3, 1884 in Montreal – (Obit. 84).




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