Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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CRADDOCK, May – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 18 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

CRAIG – Died May 4, 1886 at Kingsclear, New Brunswick – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

CRAIG, Andre Boniface – M.D., M.P.P. for Verchères in Quebec Assembly (1867-71) – Born September 20, 1824 at St. Antoine, Rivière Chambly, Quebec – Died November 12, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec. – (Obit. 84).

CRAINE (Mrs.) – Died April 30, 1886 at Niagara Falls, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CRAMER, Annie – Died March 5, 1883, St. Andrews, Manitoba – Burnt – (ADS 83).

CRAMP, John Mockett (Rev.), D.D. – Baptist clergyman – Born at St. Peters, Isle of Thanet, England – Died December 6, 1881, Wolfville, Nova Scotia – He came to Canada in 1844. – (Obit. 80-81).

CRAMP, Thomas – Head of the extensive firm of David Torrance & son, and President of the Corn Exchange, Montreal – Born in 1827 in London, England – Died February 18, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He was the eldest son of the late Rev. Dr. Cramp, of Acadia College, Nova Scotia, whom he accompanied to Montreal about March, 1845. – (Obit. 85).

CRANE, Walter – Died September 5, 1883 on Lake Huron beetween Goderich, Ontario to Cove Island, Ontario – Drowned when the schooner yacht Explorer founders – Son of Albert Crane of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

CRANWELL, Es?ie (Madame Girouard) – Died June 30, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of Mr. D. Girouard, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 79).

CRATHERN, Thos. – Died September 6, 1880 in Montreal, Quebec – Accidentally takes an overdose of morphine and dies from the effects – (JRO 80-81).

CRAWFORD – A mem. of the Ex. Council, and Solicitor-Genl., New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on September 5, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

CRAWFORD – Died September 7, 1882, Melville, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CRAWFORD, Caroline (Mrs.) (nee Sherwood) – Died April 6, 1879, Brockville, Ontario aged 79 – Relict of the late Hon. George Crawford, Senator. She was a daughter of the late Adiel Sherwool, Esq., Sheriff of the District of Johnstown, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CRAWFORD, James (Lieutenant Colonel) – a Volunteer Officer – Born in 1816 in the County of Cavan, Ireland – Died November 22, 1878, Brockville, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Hon. Senator Crawford, by his first wife Miss Brown, and consequently a brother of the late Lieutenant Governor Crawford of Toronto. He came to this country with his father, when about five years of age. Both his father and his brother John sat in Parliament at the same time he did. He married a neice of the late Lady Castlemaine, of Moydrum Castle, Westmeath, Ireland – (Obit. 78).

CRAWFORD, John – Postmaster of Brockville, Ont. – Died November 6, 1882, Brockville, Ontario, aged 82 – He was a brother of the late Hon. Geo. Crawford, Senator – (Obit. 82).

CRAWFORD, John Herbert (Hon.) – Solicitor-Genl. of N.B. (1879) – Born November 2, 1843 at Hampton, New Brunswick – Died August 28, 1882 at Hampton, New Bruswick – (Obit. 82).

CRAWFORD, T. – Died July 26, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Starved to death – (ADS 82).

CREASOR, David Anderson – Barrister of Ontario (1860), Mayor of Owen Sound, Ontario – Born September 11, 1838 in Vespra, Simcoe, Ontario – Died December 28, 1884 at Owen Sound, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

CREIGHTON, Ann (Mrs. McKay) – Native of Perth, Scotland – Died August 21, 1879, Rockliffe, New Edinburgh, Ontario aged 85 – Relict of the late Hon. Thos. McKay, M.L.C., of Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, whom she married in 1813. She came to Canada with her husband in 1817. One of her sons, Lieut. Chas. McKay, H. M.'s 97th Foot, died in India, of small-pox.– (Obit. 79).

CREIGHTON, Harry M. – Died July 9, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec aged 23 – Dies from a penknife wound in his arm, received on the night of 30th May, 1881 at the hands or Mr. Frederick Goldstone, who, indicted for manslaughter, has not answered the indictment – (JRO 80-81).

CREIGHTON, John – Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary (1871) – Born in 1817 near Clandeboye, County Down, Ireland – Died January 31, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

CREIGHTON, John (Hon.), Q.C. – President of the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia – Born in 1794 in Nova Scotia – Died March 16, 1878 at Lunenburgh, Nova Scotia – Mr. Creighton's grandfather was the first named in the Lunenburg grant; he came from Glastonbury, England, to Nova Scotia in 1749 – (Obit. 78).

CRÉMAZIE, Joseph Octave – French Canadian poet – Born April 16, 1830 in Quebec City – Died January 16, 1879, Havre, France – (Obit. 79).

CRESDELL, Joseph – Died May 31, 1880, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Injured by the explosion of the boiler in the saw mill of McAuley & Jarvis and subsequently died – (JRO 80-81).

CREVIER, Edouard (Very Revd.) – V. G. of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – Born November 5, 1799 at Cap de la Magdeleine, Quebec – Died January 22, 1881, Ste. Marie de Monnoir, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

CREZOR, Chas. – Died September 24, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

CRIDDIFORD, Ed. – a workman – Died October 26, 1881, Kingston, Ontario aged 17 – Killed by falling from a scaffolding – (JRO 80-81).

CRINNON, Re. Revd. Peter Francis – R.C. Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario – Born 1817 in Louth, Ireland – Died November 25, 1882 at Jacksonville, Florida, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health – Came to Canada in 1850 – (Obit. 82).

CROCK, Michael – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

CROFT, Henry H., D.C.L. (1850), F.C.S. – Born in 1820 in England – Died March 1, 1883, San Diego, Texas – Died at the residence of his son, Ranch les Hermanilas Came to Canada early in life – (Obit. 83).

CROMBIE, Ernestu M. A., M.A. – Barrister of Ontario (1858); Bencher of the Law Society of U.C. (1879) – Born December 17, 1832 in Montreal, Quebec – Died August 5, 1883 at Toronto, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Marcus C. Crombie, Principal of Toronto Grammar School. – (Obit. 83).

CROMPTON, Thos. (Rev., Meth.) – Born in 1817 at Bury, Lancashire, England – Died April 24, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1854. – (Obit. 86).

CRONAN, James – Died November 12, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CRONAU, Silvester – Died June 7, 1883, Chatham, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CROOKS, Adam (Hon.), LL.D. (1863), Q.C. (1863) – Born December 11, 1827 at West Flamboro', Ontario – Died December 28, 1885 at Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Hon. Jas. Crooks, M.L.C. – (Obit. 85).

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

CROW, Alex. – Died October 15, 1886, Tp. of Arran, Ontario – Killed by a colt.. – (ADS 86).

CROWE, Allen Hill – Grand Master of the Freemasons of N.S. (1880) – Born in 1832 at Folly Village, Nova Scotia – Died November 10, 1880 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 80-81).

CROWLEY, Timothy – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

CRUICKSHANKS, Jno. – Died April 17, 1880, near Buckingham, Quebec – Drowned in the Ottawa by the sinking of his canoe – (JRO 80-81).

CRUMLEY, Jas. – Died August 30, 1882, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Falls over a precipice – (ADS 82).

CRYSLER, Chas. Blaker – Inspector of Weights and Measures at Kingston, Ontario – Born December 15, 1810 – Died at Kingston, Ontario February 6, 1886 – He was a son of Col. Jon. Crysler, M.P.P., upon whose farm, near Morrisburg, Ontario, the battle of Chrysler's farm was fought between the American and British forces during the war of 1812. – (Obit. 86).




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