Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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EAGLESON, Sam. – Died October 15, 1886 at Bridgetown, Ontario – Suicide by poisoning. – (ADS 86).

EARLE, Sylvester Z. M.D. – Born in New York, U.S.A. – Died December 4, 1879, Hampton, New Brunswick aged 89 – He was the son of a Royalist Captain of the Revolutionary war, who, at the termination of that struggle, left New York and settled in King's, N.B., and was several times elected to the Provincial Legislature – (Obit. 79).

EARLY, James – Died August 22, 1883, Etobicoke, Ontario – Struck by lightning – (ADS 83).

EARLY, May Agnes (Mrs. Fleming) – Authoress born in Portland, New Brunswick – Died March 24, 1880, Brookyn, New York, USA – (Obit. 80-81).

EASTMAN – Died December 2, 1882, Tilsonburg, Ontario – Smothered to death in a well – (ADS 82).

EBBS, Edward (Rev., Congregational) – Died June 24, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario aged 64 – (Obit. 84).

EBERTS, Melchoir – Died January 15, 1881, Fraser River, B.C. aged 35 – Falls off Alexandria Bluff a distance of 200 feet, and dies on 16th from the injuries received – (JRO 80-81).

EDDINGTON, Geo., of Listowel, Ontario – Died April 18, 1884 at sea – Killed as a result of the collision of the steamer State of Florida with the barque Ponema – (JRO 84).

EDEN, John – Collector of Inland Revenue for the District of Gaspé – deceased – Successor appointed on October 3, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

EDGE, Jos. – Died July 28, 1882 at Hamilton, Ontario – Bursting of a grinding stone – (ADS 82).

EDINBURGH – Died July 6, 1886 at London, Ontario – Sucide by drowning – (ADS 86).

EDMUNDS, M. (Miss), of Montreal, Quebec – Died September 1, 1885 at Shediac, New Brunswick – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a punt in which they were paddling – (JRO 85).

EDMUNDS, S. W. – Confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 15 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EDMUNDS, Wm. C. – Confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 13 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EDWARDS (2 brothers) – Died August 6, 1882, London, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

EIKENHURST, Frank – Engineer – Died November 21, 1883 in Kincardine, Ontario harbour – Instantly killed when the boiler of the tug Erie Belle explodes. – (JRO 83).

ELBERR, Michael – Died December 7, 1882, Adjala, Ontario – Frozen to death – (ADS 82).

ELDER – Provincial Secretary of New Brunswick – Deceased, successor appointed on July 28, 1883 – (PAPS New Brunswick 83).

ELDER, Wm. (Hon.), LL.D. – Provincial Secy. of N.B. – Born July 22, 1822 at Malin, Donegal, Ireland – Died July 23, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 83).

ELDRIDGE, Rufus – Died September 16, 1884 at Nilestown, Ontario – Stabbed to death during a quarrel and fight between Eldridge and his half-brother Lorenzo Stevens, and Henry Lausette and Edward Noulty. Lauzette is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 4 ears in the Penitentiary. – (JRO 84).

ELIOT, Wm. Henry (Capt.) – Staff officer of pensioners – Died September 16, 1883 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 58 – (Obit. 83).

ELLARD, Michael – Died December 7, 1882, Beeton, Ontario – Frozen to death – (ADS 82).

ELLENBAILLEN, Wm., and wife – An old couple – Died March 11, 1885 at Haysville, Ontario – Accidentally burned to death by a fire occuring in their residence – (JRO 85).

ELLIOT, Joseph (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1810 in Roxburgshire, Scotland – Died September 3, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

ELLIOTT, Adam (Rev.) – Missionary of the Anglican Church to the Six Nation Indians, Ontario – Born in 1802 in England – Died June 4, 1878, Tuscarora Parsonage, Grand River Reserve, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

ELLIOTT, J. A. – Died August 23, 1880, Golden Grove, New Brunswick aged 15 – While playing base ball is struck under the ear by a ball causing concussion of the spine and dies in a few minutes – (JRO 80-81).

ELLIOTT, Jessie – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 12 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ELLIOTT, John (Rev., Meth.) – Born October 17, 1824 in Cumberland, England – Died January 31, 1885 at Ayr, Ontario – He came to this country with his parents when young. His father dying when he was at the age of 20, the cares of a farm with brothers and sisters devolved upon him. Or his sons, one, Rev. R. J., is pastor at Caledonia, Ontario; another, G. M., is Collector of Customs at Napanee, Ontario; and another, J. G., is city editor of the Kingston Whig. – (Obit. 85).

ELLIOTT, Robt. – One of the returned Nile voyageurs – Died June 25, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – Dies from the effects of a blow received on the head with a stick at the hands of an Italian vendor of peanuts named Pinetti, who is tried for murder and convicted of common assault. He is sentenced to six months imprisonment. – (JRO 85).

ELLIS – Died July 1, 1882, Campbellford, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

ELLIS (Mrs.) – Died July 15, 1885 at Trenton, Ontario, aged 80 – Run over by a railway train and instantly killed – (JRO 85).

ELLIS, James – Died April 15, 1882, Mace's Bay, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ELLIS, Mrs. Newton – Died October 27, 1879, Aylmer, Ontario aged 20 – Dies while under the influence of ether, administered by Dr. Charles Clarke, for the purpose of extracting a tooth – (JRO 79).

ELMSLEY, Charlotte (Mrs.) (née Sherwood) – Died October 2, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 71 – Relict of the Hon. John Elmsley, M. L. C. of U. C., and eldest daughter of the late Hon. L. P. Sherwood – (Obit. 83).

ELMSLEY, Wm. – Died July 3, 1883, Belleville, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

ELSTONE, Miss S. E. – Died September 17, 1882, Woodstock, Ontario – Burns herself to death while insane – (ADS 82).

EMERD, John – Died May 13, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 4 – Burnt to death – (JRO 79).

EMERSON, G., of Ramsgate, England – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

ENGLAND, Poole Vallancey (Gen.) - An English Soldier – Born in 1787 in Kingston, Ontario – Died November 6, 1884 at Dover, England – Entered the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich at the age of 17. – (Obit. 84).

ENNIS, Robt. – Died July 9, 1880, Petrolia, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

ENO, John – 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).

ESDAILE, Robert – Merchant, Presdt. of the Corn Exchange Assn. – Born 1816 in Perth, Scotland – Died July 5, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Montreal in 1837. Entered into the produce trade in partnership with his brother John – (Obit. 82).

ESTEN, John Hamilton – Late Major, P. C. O. Rifle Brigade – Died May 23, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 70 – He was a brother of the late Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of U. C., of the same name – (Obit. 78).

ETHIER, T. D. (Rev.) – Vicar of St. Bridget's Church (R.C.), Montreal – Died August 6, 1884 at Valleyfield, Quebec – Accidentally drowned while bathing – (JRO 84).

EVANS (Mrs. Hellmuth) – Died May 21, 1884 at Birkenhead, England – Wife of the Rev. Dr. Hellmuth, late Bishop of Huron (Ontario). She was a daughter of the late Genl. Thos. Evans, C.B. – (Obit. 84).

EVANS (Mrs), and a son and a daughter – Died July 18, 1882, Little Rideau, Ontario – The children while bathing get beyond their depth; the mother attempts to save them, when all are drowned – (ADS 82).

EVANS, Albert E. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 1y 2m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EVANS, Danl. – 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).

EVANS, Elizabeth, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 35 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EVANS, Fanny E. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 9y 5m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EVANS, Geo. (Rev.), M.A. – Died May 19, 1878, Oakville, Ontario aged 85 – He was the eldest son of the late Edward Evans, Esq., of Gortmerron House, Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland – (Obit. 78).

EVANS, George W. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 2y 10m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EVANS, Henry S. – Secy-Treas. of the Montreal Horticultural Society – Born October 29, 1842 at Côte St. Paul, Montreal, Quebec – Died May 3, 1886 in Montreal – He was a son of the late Mr. Wm. Evans, and like him a devoted Horticulturist – (Obit. 86).

EVANS, Hy. Sugden, F.C.S. – Chief Analyst for the Dominion (1884-86) – Born in 1830 in London, England – Died February 24, 1886 in New York. – (Obit. 86).

EVANS, James, ex-M.P.P. for East Middlesex in Ont. Assembly (1866-71) – Died March 20, 1880, West Nissouri, Ontario aged 59 – (Obit. 80-81).

EVANS, John – M.P.P., mining surveyor – Born January 15, 1816 at Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, North Wales – Died August 25, 1879, Stanley, British Columbia – Mr. Evans went to B.C. In 1862 in charge of a company of Welsh miners – (Obit. 79).

EVANS, Samuel – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 6y 6m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

EVANS, Samuel R. – Hardware merchant – Died August 17, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 59 – (Obit. 84).

EVANS, Thomas – Died April 27, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Fell from telegraph pole – (ADS 83).

EVANS, Wm. Berthome (Rev.), B.A. – Rector of Woodhouse and Port Dover, and Rural Dean of the County of Norfolk, Ontario – Born in 1834 at Woodhouse, Ontario – Died December 6, 1884 at Woodhouse, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

EWER, Ferdinand C. (Rev.), S.T.D. – Rector of St. Ignatius Ch. (Episcopal), New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died October 10, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Smitten with sudden sickness while preaching, he sank down in the pulpit, helpless, dying tree days later. – (Obit. 83).

EWITT, Frank – Died April 13, 1882, Kleinburg, Ontario – Caving in of a wall – (ADS 82).

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