Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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DUBÉ, H., of Quebec – Pantryman – Died February 10, 1882 at sea between New York and Porto Rico – Lost in the founder of the steamer Bahama in a hurricane – (JRO 82).

DUBÉ, Jean, from Rimouski, Quebec – Died January 7, 1885 at Terrebonne, Quebec – Killed at a row. The Coroner's jury return a verdict of premeditated murder agains Louis Brière and Henri Emond. – (JRO 85).

DUBEAU, Emma, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 30 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

DUBEAU, Nellie – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 3– Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

DUBERGER, George – Crown Lands Agent for the Saguenay Dist. – Died March 10, 1883 at Murray Bay, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

DUBOIS, Aimé – Died September 18, 1882 in Quebec – Falls down the hatchway of a vessel – (ADS 82).

DUBOIS, Ernest – Died December 27, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

DUBOIS, Marie – Died August 6, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

DUBUC, Adélaïde (Mad. Duval) – Died January 31, 1886 in Quebec aged 77 – Widow of the late Hon. Jean F. Duval, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench for Lower Canada. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Dubuc of Quebec, and was m. 1st to Mr. Joseph Duval of Three Rivers, who died early in life. – (Obit. 86).

DUCHARME, Prosper – Died June 14, 1882 at Three Rivers, Quebec aged 7 – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

DUCHESNAY de ST. DENIS, Emma Julie (Madame Lemoine) – Born in 1827 at de Manor House of Beauport, Quebec – Died August 29, 1879, Rivière-du-Loup (en bas), Quebec – Wife of Robt. LeMoine, Esq., Clerk of the Senate and the Parliaments of Canada to whom she was united in marriage in 1847. She was the second daughter of the late Antoine Narcisse Juchereau Duchesnay, Esq., Seigneur of Beauport. Her remains were taken to château Richer for interment – (Obit. 79).

DUCHESNAY, Antoine Juschereau (Hon.) – Senator (1867-71) – Died September 10, 1886 in Quebec City – He was the eldest son of Lieut. Col. M. L. Juchereau Duchesnay, formerly of H.M.'s 60th Regt. The family is one of great distinction in Canada. – (Obit. 86).

DUCHESNAY, Hermine (Madame de St. Ours) – Died November 11, 1884 at the Manor House, St. Ours, Quebec – Relict of the Hon. Roch de St. Ours, M.L.C. of L. Can., and subsequently Sheriff of Montreal. She represented in her person and by marriage two of the oldest and most distinguised families of the Province of Quebec – the St. Ours and the Duchesnays. Left a widow at 29, she devoted the remainder of her life to the education of her children, and to works of religion and charity. – (Obit. 84).

DUCK, Tilly (Miss) – Died November 17, 1879, St. Mary's Convent Academy, Windsor, Ontario aged 16 – Accidentally poisened by having a tablespoonful of laudanum administered to her in mistake for brandy – She was the daughter of Mr. Abraham M. Duck – (JRO 79).

DUDGEON (Mrs.), and two children, of Owen Sound, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. - Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

DUDGEON, A. – Clk. 4th D. C. Simcoe, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on September 11, 1886 – (PAPS Ontario 86).

DUDGEON, Adam Black – Late mayor of Collingwood, Ontario – Born June 10, 1824 at Berwick-upon-Tweed – Died August 28, 1886 at Collingwood, Ontario – He emigrated to America about 1850. First lived at New York and Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., but removed to Collingwood about 1856. – (Obit. 86).

DUDMAN, W. K. – Sheriff, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on October 13, 1883 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 83).

DUFF, Archibald (Rev.), D.D. (Congregational) – Born April 23, 1810 in the Gallowgate, Aberdeen, Scotland – Died November 10, 1883 at Putney, England – Died while on a visit to England. He came to Canada in 1832, returned to Scotland in 1836, returned to Canada in 1856 and settled in Sherbrooke, Quebec. – (Obit. 83).

DUFF, Hon. Charles – Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of N. B. – Born July 3, 1817 at St. Mary's, York, New Brunswick, of Scottish parentage – Died December 20, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

DUFFEY, Malcolm – Died December 17, 1883, Collingwood, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

DUFFUS, James Bain – Senior partner in the wholesale dry goods firm of Duffus & Co., Halifax – Died February 10, 1884 in Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 52 – (Obit. 84).

DUFFY – Died October 30, 1886 at Sturgeon Falls, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

DUFFY, A. J. (Mr.) – Clerk in the Department of Public Works, Canada – Died August 17, 1879, Old Orchard Beach, Maine, U.S.A. – Accidentally drowned while bathing – His remains are brought to Ottawa, Ontario for interment – (JRO 79).

DUFFY, J. – Died May 23, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned in a well – (ADS 83).

DUFFY, J., of Rama (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).

DUFFY, James – Died June 21, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

DUFORT, Geo. – Died October 4, 1886 near Rockliffe – Killed by a falling tree. – (ADS 86).

DUFORT, Robt. – Died January 18, 1886 at Ottawa, Ontario aged 17 – Falls through a trap-door – (ADS 86).

DUFRESNE, Rev. P. – of the Roman Catholic Church – Died March 11, 1878, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

DUGAL, Ignace – Died May, 1878 – Killed by his son Cyrille Dugal who is convicted at Quebec of manslaughter on 13th November 1878 – (JRO 78).

DUGUAY, Norbert (Rev.) – Died February 22, 1885 at Nicolet, Quebec, aged 39 – (Obit. 85).

DUGULD, Alex. – Died August 11, 1886 London, Ontario – Killed by a horse – (ADS 86).

DULONG, Frank – Died February 27, 1883, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

DUMAS, Chas. – Died July 15, 1886 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – Accidentally shot – (ADS 86).

DUMBRILLE, Elizabeth (Mrs.) – Born in England – Died August 23, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario aged 99 – (DL 84).

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

DUMOUCHEL, Hon. L. – Senator – deceased – Sussessor appointed on September 30, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

DUMOUCHEL, Hon. Leandre – M. D., (1835), Senator (1867) – Born March 29, 1811 at St. Benoit, Quebec – Died September 23, 1882 at St. Benoit, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

DUMOULIN, Théophile – A Frenchman – Died July 3, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec aged 65 – Burned to deaht in his bed having been smoking, when he fell asleep, and so set fire to the bedclothes. – (JRO 85).

DUNBAR, John – Died March 16, 1883, Selkirk, Manitoba – Frozen – (ADS 83).

DUNCAN, A. (= Duncan A., of Hamilton?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

DUNCAN, A. and son, of Hamilton (Ontario) – Passengers (= Duncan A., and Duncan, Fred?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

DUNCAN, Fred (= son of Duncan A.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

DUNCAN, Jas., of Marthaville – Died August 20, 1885 in Plympton, Ontario – Instantly killed by the explsion of the boiler of the steam thresher on the farm of Mr. Jno. McMahon – (JRO 85).

DUNCAN, Seth – Died July 23, 1881, Camden East, Ontario – Burned to death – (JRO 80-81).

DUNCAN, Thomas – Died June 17, 1882, Flesherton, Ontario – Crushed by a falling stone – (ADS 82).

DUNDAS, George (His Excellency) – Lieut.-Gov. of St. Vincent, West Indies, was Lieut.-Gov. of P.E.I. – Born in 1819 – Died March 18, 1880, St. Vincent, West Indies – (Obit. 80-81).

DUNFORD, P. – Licence Inspector, Revenue Dist., Montreal, Quebec – deceased – Sussessor appointed on March 22, 1882 – (PAPS Quebec 82).

DUNHAM, J. – Died February 14, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

DUNKIN – Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed on February 28, 1881 – (PAPS Dominion 80-81).

DUNKIN, C. (Hon.) – Member of the Protestant Section of the Council of Public Instruction, Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed Died March 19, 1881 – (PAPS Quebec 80-81).

DUNKIN, Christopher (Hon.), D.C.L. – Puisné Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec – Born in 1812 in London, England – Died January 6, 1881, Lakeside, Knowlton, Quebec – He came to Canada when young. – (Obit. 80-81).

DUNLOP, Joseph – Died February 10, 1880, Windsor, Quebec – Instantly killed by the explosion of the boiler in the pulp house of the Canada Paper Company – (JRO 80-81).

DUNN, John – Died January 6, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Choked to death while eating a piece of tough beef – (ADS 83).

DUNN, Oscar – Secretary of the Department of Public Instruction of Quebec – Born in 1844 at Côteau du Lac, Quebec – Died April 15, 1885 in Quebec City – His remains were taken to Côteau du Lac for interment. His father, Dr. Dunn, dying when he was very young, and his mother being a French-Canadian, he was reared among her people, and was to all intents and purposes a French-Canadian. – (Obit. 85).

DUNN, Peter – Died July 28, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

DUNSFORD – Police Magistrate, Lindsay, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on November 11, 1882 – (PAPS Ontario 82).

DUNSFORD,James Wicks – ex-M.P.P. for (the County of) Victoria (Ontario) in Can. Assembly, 1861-67 – Born 1814 in England – (Died in 1882) – Came to Canada in 1837 – (Obit. 82).

DUPUY, J. B. (Rev.) – R. C. clergyman and late Curé of St. Antoine de Chambly – Born September 15, 1804 at Contrecoeur, Quebec – Died October 13, 1879, St. Antoine, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

DUQUETTE, Chas. – Died September 8, 1886 near Côte St. Paul, Quebec aged 50 – Crushed between a barge and canal bank – (ADS 86).

DUQUETTE, Pierre, Jr., of Chateauguay, Quebec – Died 22 September, 1882 – Killed by the explosion of the steam boiler on the Richelieu steamer plying as a ferry boat between Lachine and Chateauguay Basin – (JRO 82).

DUQUETTE, Pierre, Sr. of Chateauguay, Quebec – Died 22 September, 1882 – Killed by the explosion of the steam boiler on the Richelieu steamer plying as a ferry boat between Lachine and Chateauguay Basin – (JRO 82).

DURIE, Wm. Smith (Lt.-Col.) – Late Depty. Adjt.-Gen. of Militia (1866-80) – Born at Gibraltar – Died June 3, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – Son of the late Staff Surgeon, Wm. Durie, K. H. – (Obit. 85).

DUROCHER, Rev. Eusèbe – R. C. clergyman – Died April 20, 1879, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec aged 71 – (Obit. 79).

DUROCHER, Stanislas Amedee – Manager of La Banque Jacques Cartier, at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – Died September 24, 1883 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec aged 30 – (Obit. 83).

DUTEAU de GRANPRE (Comte) – For many years Asst. Clerk of the Court of Appeals, Montreal – Died January 20, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 72 – (Obit. 84).

DUTTON, Joseph E. – Commander of the Allan Line steamship Sardinian – Born in 1828 in Liverpool, England – Died July 6, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – When a boy ran away to sea. – (Obit. 84).

DUVAL, Adélaïde (Mad.) (née Dubuc) – Died January 31, 1886 in Quebec aged 77 – Widow of the late Hon. Jean F. Duval, Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench for Lower Canada. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Dubuc of Quebec, and was m. 1st to Mr. Joseph Duval of Three Rivers, who died early in life. – (Obit. 86).

DUVAL, Edmond H. – Inspector of Schools for the City and County of St. John, New Brunswick – Died September 17, 1878, Willow Grove, Parish of Simonds, St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 78).

DUVAL, Jean François Joseph (Hon.) – Late Chief Justice of Quebec (1864-74) – Born July 18, 1801 in Quebec City – Died May 6, 1881 in Quebec City – He was the son of François Duval, Esq., an officer in the Royal Canadian Regt. of Volunteers, by Ann Germaine, daughter of an English officer. – (Obit. 80-81).

DUVAL, Jean Louis – Died December 6, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Killed by a bull – (ADS 83).

DUVAL, L. G. – Registrar for the registration division of Three Rivers (Quebec) – deceased – Successor appointed on June 4, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

DUVERNAY, Louis Napoléon – Joint registrar for Montreal East – Died July 18, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec aged 46 – He succeeded his father, the late Mr. Ludger Duvernay in the proprietorship and management of La Minerve newspaper of Montreal, being joined therein by his brother, still living – (Obit. 79).




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