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












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DOANE, J. Homer – An old pioneer of B.C. – Born in 1812 at Barrington, Nova Scotia – Died December 15, 1882 in London, England – Settled in British Columbia in 1858, having previously lived in California. – (Obit. 83).

DODGE, Mrs. – Died November, 1883 in St. George, New Brunswick aged 101 – (DL 83).

DODMAN, Thomas – Died March 14, 1883, Thamesville, Ontario – Sleighing accident – (ADS 83).

DOHERTY, Elizabeth O'Halloran (Mrs.) – Died November 15, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of the Hon. Mr. Justice Marcus Doherty – (Obit. 84).

DOHERTY, Henry Joseph (Lieut.-Col) – Commanding the 84th St. Hyacinthe Batt. of Infantry Volunteer Militia (1879) – Died October 12, 1884 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec aged 39 – Died the result of an accident. His remains were buried in Montreal with military honors. – (Obit. 84).

DOIDGE, John – Died July 14, 1882, London West, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

DOIG, Chas. H., a boy – Died December 6, 1881 in St. John, New Brunswick – Killed by the fall of a wall while gathering wood among the ruins of St. Mary's Church Sunday School – (JRO 80-81).

DOLAN, Thomas – Died March 5, 1879, Stratford, Ontario – Killed in the explsion of a carload of vigorite blasting powder in the station-yard of the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 79).

DOLSON, Geo. – Died July 8, 1886 at Essex Centre, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

DOMINICO, Mileto – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

DOMINICO, Reani – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

DOMINIQUE, Oct. – Died December 7, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 20 – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

DOMVILLE, James Wm. (Lieut.-Genl.), Royal Artillery – Born August 2, 1817 at Greenwich, England – Died November 19, 1883 Kingshurst, Rothesay, New Brunswick – Died at his son's residence. He was of royal descent. He came to Canada in 1875 and settled in New Brunswick – (Obit. 83).

DONAGHY, James – Died January 17, 1883, Robertsville Mine, Ontario – Mining accident – (ADS 83).

DONAHUE, Jas. – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

DONALDSON, Jas – Died September 10, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

DONER – Died June 14, 1886 at Stayner, Ontario aged 16 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

DONKIN, Wm. – Died December 4, 1882, Seaforth, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 82).

DONNELLY, James and Judith his wife, Thomas his son, John his son, Bridget Donnelly his niece – Died February 3 or 4, 1880, Biddulph, Ontario – Murdered by vigilantes. William Donnelly, son of James Donnelly, and William's wife were unharmed. James Carroll, John Kennedy, Martin McLaughlin, Thomas Ryder, John Purtell and James Ryder were charged with the murders on 21st February, 1880. A verdict of ''not guilty'' was returned – (Trials 80-81).

DONNELLY, James and Judith his wife, Thomas his son, John his son, Bridget Donnelly his niece – Died February 3, 1880, Biddulph, Ontario – Murdered by vigilantes – (JRO 80-81).

DONNELLY, Michael – Brakesman on the Canada Souther Railway – Died December 9, 1879, Watford, Ontario – Fatally stabbed during a drunken quarrel in a bar-room by William Lewis, a navy employed on the road – (JRO 79).

DONOHUE, Thos. – Engineer – Died April 4, 1884, three miles from Wales, Ontario – Railway accident. – (JRO 84).

DOOLEY, Ann (Mrs.) – Born in Ireland – Died July 3, 1885 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, aged 104 – (DL 85).

DORAN, Fred., of Quebec – Died November 15, 1884, Pictou Harbour, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (JRO 84).

DORAN, Jos. – Died December 13, 1886 at Pakenham, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree. – (ADS 86).

DORION, Cyphise (Mdlle) (in religion, Sister Amable) – Died July 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 60 – She was a sister of Sir A. A. Dorion. She lived for some years in Chili, where, as in her own countr, she founded several religious institutions. – (Obit. 86).

DORION, V. P. W. (the Hon.) – Puisné Judge of the Superior Court of Lower Canada, now the Province of Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed on September 2, 1878 – (PAPS Dominion 78).

DORION, Vincislas Paul Wilfrid (Hon.) – Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec – Born October 2, 1827 at Ste Anne de la Perade, Quebec – Died June 2, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

DORWIN, Jedediah Hubbell – Retired merchant – Born May 25, 1792 in New Haven, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died November 11, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in 1815. – (Obit. 83).

DOSTALER, Pierre Eustache (Hon.) – Farmer, represented Berthier in the Can. Assembly 1854-57, 1861-63 – Born May 16, 1809 – Died January 14, 1884 at Berthier en haut, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

DOUCET, P. A. – Judge of the Sessions of the Peace in the City of Quebec – Deceased – Successor appointed on January 3, 1879 – (PAPS Quebec 79).

DOUCET, Pierre Antoine (His Honour) – Judge of the Sessions of the Peace, City of Quebec – Born February 15, 1815 in Quebec City – Died December 20, 1878 in Quebec City – He was a son of the late Pierre Doucet Esq., merchant, of Quebec – (Obit. 78).

DOUCETTE – Died September 13, 1882, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (ADS 82).

DOUGALL, Elizabeth Redpath (Mrs.) – Died November 9, 1883 in Montreal aged 64 – Wife of Mr. John Dougall, proprietor of the Montreal and New York Witness. – (Obit. 83).

DOUGALL, John – Journalist – Born July 8, 1808 at Paisley, Scotland – Died August 19, 1886 at Flushing, Long Island, New York, U.S.A. – He was the eldest son of Jno. Dougall, manufacturer. He sailed to Canada at the age of 18. – (Obit. 86).

DOUGHERTY, Danl. – Died October 9, 1884 at Cumminsville, Ontario – Killed when three out of twelve of the buildings used in the manufacture of explosives by the Hamilton Powder Co. are blown up. – (JRO 84).

DOUGLAS (Mrs. Morland), and three of her children – Died February 10, 1882, near Madoc, Ontario – Died as a result of an exposion of a demijohn of coal oil, setting a residence on fire – (JRO 82).

DOUGLAS, Miss – Died February 10, 1882, near Madoc, Ontario – Died as a result of an exposion of a demijohn of coal oil, setting a residence on fire – (JRO 82).

DOUGLAS, Thos. S., of Guelph, Ontario – Died February 15, 1883 about two miles from Dundas, Ontario – Killed in a collision between two trains – (JRO 83).

DOUGLASS, Charles – Died February 15, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Collision on Grand Tr'k Railway – (ADS 83).

DOUTRE, Alphonse – An official assignee for Montreal – Died May 15, 1879, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. aged 38 – He was a brother of Mr. Joseph Doutre, Q.C. – (Obit. 79).

DOUTRE, Gonzalve, D.C.L. – Advocate – Born July 12, 1842 in Montreal, Quebec – Died February 28, 1880 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

DOUTRE, Joseph, Q.C. (1863) – President of the Institut Canadien of Montreal – Born March 11, 1825 at Beauharnois, Quebec – Died February 3, 1886 at his residence, ''Rose Arden,'' Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

DOWD, Thomas – Died January 14, 1879, St. Andrew's, New Brunswick aged 42 – Hanged for the murder of Thomas E. Ward – (JRO 79).

DOWNEY, J. of Parisboro', Nova Scotia – Died November 12, 1883 near Spencer's Island, Nova Scotia – Lost in the wreck of the brigantine Zebenia. – (JRO 83).

DOWNEY, Thos W. – Died March 14, 1883, Lower Brighton, New Brunswick – Frozen – (ADS 83).

DOWNIE (Capt.) – Died August 23, 1886 at Port Matoum Island, Nova Scotia – Killed on board ship.. – (ADS 86).

DOWNIE, Ben. – Died August 23, 1886 at Port Matoum Island, Nova Scotia – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

DOWNS, Catherine B. (Mrs.) – Died November 16, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 101 – (DL 86).

DOYER, Augustin – A veteran of 1812 Born in Bellechasse, Quebec – Died August, 1881 in Quebec aged 106 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

DOYLE, Chas. Hastings, K.C.M.G. (1868) – Lieut.-Governor of New Brunswick (1866-67; Lieut.-Governor of Nova Scotia (1867-70) – Born in 1804 – Died in March, 1883 in London, England – (Obit. 83).

DOYLE, Jno. – Died April 19, 1886 at St. Gabriel, Quebec – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

DOYLE, Mary (Mrs) – Born in Wexford, Ireland – Died in September, 1886 in Raleigh, Ontario aged 96 – (DL 86).

DOYLE, Wm. – Canadian Voyageur who accompanied Nile Expedition for the relief of General Gordon, Ottawa Division – Died during the expedition in 1884 or 1885 – (Appendix 3, 1884)




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