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












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FAGAN, Wm. – Died November 8, 1883, St. George, Ontario – Suicide with a razor – (ADS 83).

FAIRALL, Miss – Died November 30, 1882 off Cape Canso, Nova Scotia – Lost in the wreck of the Cedar Grove of the St. John's, New Brunswick, Steamship line – (JRO 82).

FAIRBAIN, Robert – Died June 14, 1882, London, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

FAIRBANKS, Hon. Samuel Prescott, Q.C. – the senior Quenn's Counsel in and mem. of the Bar of N. S. – Died December 7, 1882 at Heatherstone, Darthmouth, Nova Scotia aged 87 – (Obit. 82).

FALCONER, P. C. – Died October 15, 1886 at Longueuil, Quebec – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

FALCONER, Thomas, F.G.S., F.R.G.S. – Late a County Court Judge in England – Died August 28, 1882 at Bath, England – In 1850 was selected as the arbitrator to determine the boundaries between Canada and New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

FALLIS, Thos. – Died April, 1881, Cavan, Ontario aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

FALLON, Chas. – Bookkeper – Died November 10, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – On September 30, 1882, breaks a fast of 29 days which he had kept under a mental hallucination believing that God had commanded him to eat nothing, but his lungs had become diseased, and he dies on 10th Nov. – (JRO 82).

FALLON, Patrick – Died June 1, 1882, St. John's – Drowned – (ADS 82).

FARIBAULT, Geneviève (Madame), née Fauteux – Died March 14, 1878, St. Cuthbert, Quebec aged 80 – Widow of the late Hon. Joseph Faribault, of L'Assomption – (Obit. 78).

FARMER, Etta – A young person – Died May 25, 1885 in Toronto bay – Drowned in a boat accident. – (JRO 85).

FAROJANA, F.C., C.E. – Born in Russia – Died May 6, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec aged 48 – Came to Canada about 10 years since – (Obit. 82).

FARRAR, Willie – Died April 17, 1886 at Iberville, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

FARREL, Hy., 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).

FARRELL, Michael – Died January 10, 1879 at Quebec aged 47 – Hanged for the murder of Francis Conway – Farrell left a wife and 11 children. Some 16 years previous Farrell had literally chopped a man named David Maher to pieces with an axe, but was acquitted on technical ground; and a few years later he and Michael Conway, a cousin of Francis Conway, were suspected of the murder of John Davis, but the charge could not be proved. Michael Conway, in a fit or remorse, committed suicide, and while dying confessed that he and Farrell had killed Davis – (JRO 79).

FARRIS, Mrs. Thomas – Died April 30, 1879, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia aged 100 years and 29 days – She was the daughter of a soldier who fought in the continental army during the American revolutionary war – (JRO 79).

FARRISS, John – M.P. for Queen's, New Brunswick, in House of Commons (1869-78) – Born January 9, 1811 in Waterborough, New Brunswick – Died in November, 1884 at Cambridge, New Brunswick – (Obit. 84).

FAULDS, Mrs. Wm. – Died May 22, 1883, St. Catharines, Ontario – Cuts her throat with a knife – (ADS 83).

FAULKNER, Alexander – Labourer – Died September 6, 1878, Ottawa, Ontario – Falls a distance of one hundred and fifty feet in the main tower of the new extension of the Western Departmental Building and is instantly killed – (JRO 78).

FAULKNER, Jno. – Canadian Voyageur who accompanied Nile Expedition for the relief of General Gordon, Peterboro' Division – Died during the expedition in 1884 or 1885 – (Appendix 3, 1884)

FAUQUIER, Frederick D. (Rt. Rev.), D.C.L. – Missionary Bishop of Algoma, Ontario – Born in 1817 in England – Died December 7, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – Left an ofphan at an early age he was adopted by an aunt. He came out to Canada when a young man. – (Obit. 80-81).

FAUTEUX, Geneviève (Madame Faribault) – Died March 14, 1878, St. Cuthbert, Quebec aged 80 – Widow of the late Hon. Joseph Faribault, of L'Assomption – (Obit. 78).

FAUTEUX, Joseph Leduc – An escaped convict from St. Vincent de Paul Penitentiary (Quebec) – Died November 19, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – Shot dead in a house of ill-fame by Detective Naegle while Fauteux has Detective Lapointe down on the floor and is trying to kill him. – (JRO 84).

FEATHERSTONE, Jas., of Carp saw mill – Died June 6, 1885 near Ottawa, Ontario – Accidentally caught in the machinery of his mill and killed. – (JRO 85).

FENTON,Frederick – County Crown Attorney of York, Ontario (1874-86) – Born March 28, 1840 in the North of Ireland – Died January 31, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Died suddenly. – (Obit. 86).

FERGUSON, Henry – Died August 18, 1883, Ethel, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

FERGUSON, J. C. – Died April 30, 1882, Pipestone Creek, Manitoba – Drowned – (ADS 82).

FERGUSON, James – Registrar for East and North Middlesex, Ontario – Born in 1810 at Knockecaughy, Cavan, Ireland – Died November 24 at his residence, The Beeches, near London, Ontario – He was a son of Mr. Henry Ferguson, formerly a Capt. In the Irish Militia Dragoons, and grand son of Captain Richard Ferguson, of the King's Black Horse, now the 7th Dragoon Guards. He accompanied his father to Canada in 1824. He married, in 1835, Maria, daughter of the late Mr. Chas. Sefton, and grand-daughter of Mr. and the Hon. Anne Colewright. One of his daughters in married to his nephew, the Hon. Justice Ferguson of Toronto, and an other to Lieut.-Col. Burnett-Hitchcock, lately serving on the staff in Egypt. – (Obit. 84).

FERGUSON, Jas. – Regr. of Deeds North and East Divisons of Middlesex, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on January 9, 1886 – (PAPS Ontario 86).

FERGUSON, Jas., and his father – Died December 11, 1879, Tangier, Nova Scotia – Killed by an explosion of dynamite – (JRO 79).

FERGUSON, John – Died October 21, 1885 at London, Ontario, aged 86 – Father of the Hon. Thos. Ferguson, vice chancellor of Ontario, and of Dr. John Ferguson, M. P. – (Obit. 85).

FERGUSON, Joseph – Died December 11, 1879, Tangier, Nova Scotia – Killed by an explosion of dynamite – (JRO 79).

FERGUSON, Thos. Roberts – ex-M.P. – Born in December 1818 at Drumcor, Cavan, Ireland – Died December 15, 1879, Cookstown, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1842; and, in 1856, was married to the 2nd daughter of the late Mr. Ogle R. Gowan, ex-M.P. – (Obit. 79).

FERGUSON, Wm. (Rev.), M.A. (Presbyterian) – Born in 1803 in Scotland – Died May 4, 1880, Franklin Centre, Quebec – Was for some years Head Master of the Williamstown, Ontario High School, and Inspector of Schools, S. D. & Glengarry, 1871-78. – (Obit. 80-81).

FERGUSSON, Robt. Colquhoun – Governor of the Union Bank of London, England – Born in April, 1824 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died October 11, 1883 at Cornwall Gardens, London, England – He was the 7th son of the late Hon. Adam Fergusson, M.L.C. of Canada and a brother of the late Hon. Fergusson-Blair, a member of Sir John Macdonald's Govt. In 1867. – (Obit. 83).

FERRELL, James, of St. John's, Newfoundland – Seaman – 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).

FERRIE, Mr. J. R. – Died July 12, 1880 at Hamilton, Ontario – While trying to jump on a railway car, falls and receives injuries from the effects of which he dies in a few days – (JRO 80-81).

FETTERY – Died October 3, 1886 at Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

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

FIELDE, Frederick (Capt.) – Late 88th Regt. of Foot – Born January 31, 1797 at Plymouth, England – Died in July, 1883 on his farm, Waterdown, Ontario – Emigrated to Canada in 1836. – (Obit. 83).

FIELDE, Fulford B. – Asst. Commissary- Gen. In H. M.'s service – Born in 1799 – Died January 4, 1885 at Prescott, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

FIELDING, Isaac – Died May 28, 1879, Valleyfield, Quebec – Drowned while out fishing – (JRO 79).

FIELDS, Thomas Craig – Died January 25, 1885 at St. Andrews, Quebec – He was concerned in the ''Boss'' Tweed frauds in New York and came to Canada some years since to escape arrest. – (JRO 85).

FILIATRAULT, Chas. M. – M.D., Prof. of Medical Jurisprudence and Senile Diseases in the Montreal branch of the Laval University – Died February 5, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 38 – (Obit. 84).

FILION – A young man – Died May 31, 1885 near Lachine, Quebec – Accidentally drowne by his boat being upset by a sudden squall – (JRO 85).

FILTEAU, Joseph, N.P. (1828) – For 18 years Registrar of Lotbinière, Quebec – Died in August, 1886 in Lotbinière, Quebec aged 83. – (Obit. 86).

FILTEAU, Odile – Died November 26, 1885 at St. Etienne, Levis, Quebec – Burned to death in her bed in a house destroyed by fire. – (JRO 85).

FINNIGAN, John – Died December 22, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Suicide while under mental aberration – (ADS 86).

FISH (a child) – Died November 13, 1882, Watford, Ontario – Burned to death – (ADS 82).

FISHER – Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on December 9, 1880 – (PAPS Dominion 80-81).

FISHER, Alex – Manager Ontario Bank – Died April 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario aged 56 – Shoots himself with a revolver while suffering from the effects of epileptic fits – (ADS 82).

FISHER, Charles (Hon.), D.C.L. – Puisné Judge of the Supreme Court, N.B. – Born in September 1808 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died December 8, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – His father was a loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

FISHER, Emma Jane – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FITZGERALD, Edward, LL.B., Q.C. – Died December 30, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario aged 55 – (Obit. 80-81).

FITZGERALD, Mrs. – Died February, 1881, Rochesterville, Ontario aged 104 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

FITZGIBBON, Richard – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14y 7m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FITZPATRICK, P., from Ottawa – Died May 18, 1882 off Shoal Point, 4 miles from Manitowaning, Lake Huron – Lost in the wreck of the steam-ship Manitoulin – (JRO 82).

FLANAGAN, Michael – Died December 5, 1879, Lachine Canal, Quebec – Drowned – (JRO 79, see October 1, 1879).

FLANIGAN, Capt., and all on board the Mary Jane – Died November 19, 1881, Lake Erie – Lost of the schooner Mary Jane of Toronto (JRO 80-81).

FLATTERS – Bailif – Died in June, 1885 – Murdered. Joseph Ardell is tried at Aylmer, Quebec , found guilty of manslaughter and sentences to 14 years' imprisonment (See December 15, 1885) – (JRO 85).

FLEMING, May Agnes (Mrs.) (née Early) – Authoress – Born in 1840 in Portland, New Brunswick – Died March 24, 1880 at Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. – Wrote under the nom de plume of ''Cousin May Carleton'' – (Obit. 80-81).

FLESHRAM, Geo. – Died September 25, 1886, Tp. of Bayham, Ontario – Accidental drowning – (ADS 86).

FLETCHER, Chas (Rev., Presb., superannuated) – Born in 1808 at Luthie, Scotland – Died February 9, 1885 at Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

FLETCHER, Col. Henry Charles, C.M.G. – Late Governor General's Secretary, Canada – Died early part of September, 1879 in England aged 46 – (Obit. 79).

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

FLETCHER, Wm. (Rev. Methodist) – Died September 17, 1885 at Sheddon, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

FLETT, Geo. – Died July 26, 1882, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

FLINT, Con – Died July 26, 1882, Frederiction, New Brunswick – Collision with woodboat – (ADS 82).

FLINT, Phoebe Sawyer (Mrs.) – Died May 23, 1886 at Belleville, Ontario aged 77 – Wife of the Hon. Billa Flint, Senator. – (Obit. 86).

FLINTOFT, James – Sheriff of the County of Lambton, Ontario – Born in Yorkshire, England – Died July 1, 1878, Lambton, Ontario aged 74 – Came to Canada about 1816. He held the office of Sheriff of Lambton for 20 years, retiring in 1872, and being succeeded by his son – (Obit. 78).

FLOYD, Mrs. – Died August 18, 1882, Norton, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

FOGO, Mary Charlotte (Mrs. Stairs) – Died May 28, 1886 at Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 38 – Wife of Mr. J. F. Stairs, M. P. to whom she was married in 1870. She was a daughter of Judge Fogo, of Pictou – (Obit. 86).

FOLEY, Jas. (Mr.) – Leader writer on the Halifax Morning Chronicle – Died September 26, 1885 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Commits suicide by cutting his throat. – (JRO 85).

FOLEY, Patrick – Miner – Died February 11, 1885 at Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Victim of an explsion in the old pit of the Vale colliery – (JRO 85).

FOLEY, Wm. – Died August 12, 1886 at Fairville, New Brunswick aged 97 – (DL 86).

FOLGER, Rev. S. W., Baptist minister – Died June 9, 1880, Delhi, Ontario aged 60 – Hangs himself in his barn – (JRO 80-81).

FOOTE, Johathan – M.D. (1830) – Died January 2, 1885 at Brooklin, Ontario, aged 80 – (Obit. 85).

FORBES – Regr. of Probate, Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on July 4, 1883 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 83).

FORBES, Alex. – Died June 21, 1882, (Hamilton, Ontario) aged about 42 – Commits suicide after murdering his wife, Mrs. Prudence Forbes, and Geo. Ralston – (JRO 82).

FORBES, Alexander Mackenzie – Insurance agent – Born April 11, 1823 in the Isle of Man – Died August 6, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1848 – (Obit. 85).

FORBES, Arch., conductor – Died January 13, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Fell from G. T. R. train – (ADS 83).

FORBES, Mrs. Prudence – Housekeeper of Geo. Ralston – Died June 21, 1882, (Hamilton, Ontario) – Murdered by her husband Alex. Forbes who then commits suicide – (JRO 82).

FORBES, Richard – Died January 6, 1881, Forbesville, Nova Scotia – Frozen to death from exposure – (JRO 80-81).

FORBES, W. G. (Rev., Presb. Retired) – Died September 20, 1886 at Port Hastings, Nova Scotia, aged 86 – (Obit. 86).

FORD, Albert – Died November 17, 1882, London, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

FOREST, Chas. (Rev.), M.A. – Rector of Williamsburgh and Rural Dean of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (Church of England) – Born in 1823 in London, England – Died December 24, 1881, Morrisburg, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

FORGET DESPATIS, Rev. Andre Augustin – Principal of St. Boniface College, Manitoba, born in Terrebonne, Quebec – Died June 8, 1881, St. Boniface, Manitoba (see p. 405) – (Obit. 80-81).

FORGUE : 3 children of Narcisse Forgue aged 6 yrs., 4 yrs., and 8 months. – Died March 17, 1883, St. Magloire, Quebec – Burnt – (ADS 83).

FORGUES, Rev. Michel (R.C.) – Curé of St. Laurent, Ile d'Orléans – Born February 13, 1811 at St. Michel de Bellechasse, Quebec – Died November 28, 1882 at St. Laurent, Ile d'Orleans – (Obit. 82).

FORGUES, T. – Late Registrar of Bellechasse, Quebec – Died August 23, 1886 at St. Michel, Quebec, aged 71 – (Obit. 86).

FORNERET, Cuthbert Augustus William (Capt.) – A retired officer of the British army – Born in 1794 in England – Died May 19, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came of an essentially military race, his ancestors for centuries back having been soldiers. His father is Maj. Forneret, 60th Rifles. – (Obit. 84).

FORREST, Alfred Guy (Lt.-Col.), P.L.S. – Born April 8, 1828 in London, England – Died November 1, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – He was married to the eldest daughter of Mr. A. J. Russell, C.E., of Ottawa – (Obit. 85).

FORREST, Edmund Wm. (Capt.) – Late of Hon. E. I. Co.'s service – Born in London, England – Died July 4, 1880, Hull, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

FORREST, James – Fireman – Died April 25, 1878, Cobourg, Ontario – Loses his life by the falling of the front wall of a building on fire – (JRO 78).

FORTIER, David – Died June 25, 1886 at St. Henri, Quebec aged 34– Run over by a truck – (ADS 86).

FORTIER, Laban, O. – Underwriter, large vessel owner – Canadian by birth – Died February 5, 1886 at Lebanon, Mo aged 55 – He removed to Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. about 40 years ago – (Obit. 86).

FORTIN, a man – Died May 28, 1882, St. Octave, Quebec – Dies from injuries received when the second floor of a building collapses – (JRO 82).

FORTIN, Irene – Died September 12, 1882, Levis, Quebec – Falls from a waggon – (ADS 82).

FORTIN, Miss., resident of Hull, Quebec – Died September 13, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned by mistaking the floating sawdust in the Ottawa river for the shore and stepping on it – (JRO 79).

FORTIN, Mrs. – Died June 22, 1882, Levis, Quebec – Burned to death – (ADS 82).

FORTIN, Pierre (Rev.) – Curé de St. Basile le Grand, Quebec – Died October 4, 1885 – (Obit. 85).

FORTUNE, Francis – Died January 31, 1879, Bras D'Or, Nova Scotia aged 100 – (JRO 79).

FOSTER, Eliza L. (Mrs. Cushing) – Writer – Died May 4, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 91 – Widow of Fredk. Cushing, Esq., M.D. She was a daughter of the Rev. Jno. Foster, D.D., of Brighton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

FOSTER, Geo., of Quebec – Oiler – 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).

FOSTER, Hiram Sewell – Registrar of the County of Brome, Quebec – Died June 28, 1878, Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S.A. aged 63 – He was a brother of the late Senator of that name – (Obit. 78).

FOSTER, Hugh – Died April 17, 1886 at Riverview, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

FOSTER, James – Died January 19, 1886 at Alma, New Brunswick aged 96 – (DL 86).

FOSTER, Ninian F. (Dr.) – Native of Edinburgh, Scotland – Died July 6, 1883 in Victoria, British Columbia aged 63 – He left his native country in 1842. – (Obit. 83).

FOSTER, Robt., of Quebec – Fireman – 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).

FOSTER, W. A. (Mr.) – late Mayor of Belleville, Ontario – Died September 30, 1881, Belleville, Ontario – Drowned by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 80-81).

FOSTER, Wm. Hershall – M.D. – Died December 1, 1882 at West Shefford, Quebec, aged 61 – He was the 4th son of the late Dr. S. S. Foster – (Obit. 86).

FOUBERT, Joseph – Works for Gilmour & Co., lumber merchants – Died June 26, 1885 near Maniwaki, Quebec – Drowned by the accidental upsetting of his boat. – (JRO 85).

FOUCHER – Died April 18, 1879, near New Liverpool, Quebec – One of four men and two boys drowned by the upsetting of a market boat – (JRO 79).

FOURATT, Jas. – Died October 1, 1886 at Merritton, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

FOURNIER, Elise – Died December 20, 1883 in Quebec – Shot and killed in a house of ill-fame by James Mulrooney who then commits suicide. Elise Fournier was James Mulrooney's mistress. – (JRO 83).

FOURNIER, Fabien – A deaf man belonging to Bic – Died June 12, 1879, near Rimouski, Quebec aged 60 – Killed by being run over by a railway train – (JRO 79).

FOURNIER, Marie-Hermine-Helvise Demers (Madame) – Died March 4, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Wife of Hon. Justice Fournier, of the Supreme Court – (Obit. 79).

FOWLER, Margatet (Mrs.) – Born Fermanagh, Ireland – Died January 3, 1879, Goderich, Ontario aged 103 – (JRO 79).

FOWLIE, Albert – Died June 14, 1882, St, Catharines, Ontario – Blow from a cricket ball – (ADS 82).

FOX, Herbert – Died December 11, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Accidentally shoots himself. – (ADS 86).

FOXTON, Jane E., – Teacher – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 26y 5m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FOXTON, Mary Anna, Teacher – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 22y 10m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FOY, Kate – Died November 11, 1886 at Merritton, Ontario aged 23 – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 86).

FRALEIGH, Mrs. and her houng infant – Died June 26, 1885 – Drowns both herself and her young infant in the river St. Lawrence while labouring under extreme nervous depression – Wife of Dr. Fraleigh of Gananoque, Ontario. – (JRO 85).

FRANCOEUR – Died August 1, 1886 at Chelmsford, New Brunswick – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

FRANK, D. – Died October 30, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario aged 3 – Drowned in a barrel of water – (ADS 83).

FRANKISH, Charlie – Died August 11, 1880, Brooklyn, Ontario aged 12 – Struck with the ball while playing lacrosse and almost instantly killed – (JRO 80-81).

FRANKISH, Jane M. (Mrs.) – Died June 3, 1884 in Parkdale, Ontario – Poisened through an error made by Geo. Cliff, a boy employed in W. Gaynor's drug store, who sells her a package of jasamine in mistake for rue. – (JRO 84).

FRANKLAN, Jos. E. – Died February 2, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 86).

FRASER, A. – Died May 3. 1883 in the Vale mine, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – Killed when, coming up from his work, the rope attached to the rake breaks, and the boxes run down the slope. – (JRO 83).

FRASER, Alex. – Died November 11, 1882, Nairn, Ontario – Choked while eating – (ADS 82).

FRASER, Alexander – M.P.P. for West Northumberland in the Ontario Assembly (1867-72); Asst. Receiver Genl. of Canada at Toronto (1877-83) – Born August 24, 1824 in Inverness, Scotland – Died October 23, 1883 at his seat, Torbreck, Cobourg, Ontario. He was the eldest son of the late John Fraser, Esq., formerly Provost of Inverness, who came to Canada in 1837. – (Obit. 83).

FRASER, George Simpson (Capt.) – Late H.M.'s 62nd Regt. of Foot. – Born January 23, 1839 at Abitibi, H.B.T. (today in Quebec) – Died November 21, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He married in 1881 the daughter of the late Edward Vennor, Esq., of Montreal. His father was a chief factor in the H. B. Co.'s service. – (Obit. 83).

FRASER, H. H. – Keeper of the Sand Heads' Lighthouse at the mouth of the Fraser River, British Columbia – Died October 13, 1884 – Drowned trying to reach the mainland during a squall – (JRO 84).

FRASER, Hon. John – Quebec merchant, member of the Leg. Council, Canada 1841-1843 – Died April 21, 1882 at Charleston, South Carolina aged 91 – (Obit. 82).

FRASER, J. – Clerk of the County Court of County of Carleton, and Deputy Clerk of the Crown – Deceased – Successor appointed on August 16, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79).

FRASER, J. W. – Miner – Died February 11, 1885 at Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Victim of an explsion in the old pit of the Vale colliery – (JRO 85).

FRASER, James – Clerk of the County Court of the County of Carleton, Ontario – Died March 5, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – He was a son of the late Col. Fraser, who served with distinction in the British Army, and afterwards settled at Berth, in the old Bathurst district – (Obit. 79).

FRASER, James – Died November 13, 1879, West River, Nova Scotia aged 100 – (JRO 79).

FRASER, James – M.L.C. of N.S. – Born April 7, 1802 in Boleskine, Inverness-shire, Scotland – Died May 8, 1884 at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, where he had resided since 1825 – He accompanied his parents to Nova Scotia in 1804, but passed his early subsequent years in New Brunswick with an elder brother. From 1825 to 1871 he carried on a large and successful business at New Glasgow, latterly in partnership with his sons. In 1868, he was elected Chief of the Clan Fraser for B.N.A. – (Obit. 84).

FRASER, Jas. – Clerk of the County Court for the County of Carleton, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on March 8, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

FRASER, John – Worman on a sub contract of Section B, Canadian Pacific Railway – Died December 19, 1879 about 30 miles from Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Instantly killed in the explosion of a can of nitro-glycerine – (JRO 79).

FRASER, Mary (Mrs. Reeve) – Seigneuresse of Murray Bay, Quebec – Died August, 1879, Murray Bay, Quebec – Wife of Lt.-Col. Thos. J. Reeve, formerly of the 79th Highlanders and daughter of the late Hon. Mr. Fraser. – (Obit. 79).

FRASER, Robt. and his wife – Died January 3, 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Suffocated in bed by coal gas admitted to their room by a defective flue – (JRO 80-81).

FRASER, Rodk., workman employed on the C.P.R. – Died July 30, 1881, near Brandon, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

FRASER, Thomas (Rev.) – A retired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church – Born in 1791 in Johnstone, Scotland – Died July 15, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1827. – (Obit. 84).

FRAZER, John – M.D., ex-M.P.P. for Welland in the Can. Assembly, 1854-57 – Died October 7, 1882 at Foonthill, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

FREAR, 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).

FRECHETTE, Edmond (Capt.) – Formerly of the N. W. Mounted Police – Died October 1, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario, aged 44 – (Obit. 85).

FREDERICK, Geo. – Died September 10, 1886 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

FREEHAN (Mrs.) – Died March 3, 1886 at Brockville, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

FREEMAN, Chas. E. – Died February 14, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 27 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

FREEMAN, Coleman (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A – Died January 20, 1886 at Windsor, Ontario aged 122 (sic) – (DL 86).

FREER, Edward Stayner – Late Postmaster of Montreal – Born in 1803 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died July 24, 1878, Cacouna, Quebec – He was a son of the late Captain Noah Freer, Military Secretary to Sir George Prevost – (Obit. 78).

FREER, Mrs. Jane – Died August 17, 1883, Burlington, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

FREER, W. H. – Died December 1, 1883, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

FREESE – Died July 30, 1886 in Bow River, Manitoba – Drowned – (ADS 86).

FRENCH, Frank – Died May 12, 1884 at Gatineau Point, Quebec – Shot and killed by his father-in-law, Thomas Osborne, during a quarrel. He is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 14 years in the Penitentiary. – (JRO 84).

FRENCH, John – Died August 7, 1882, Louisville, Quebec – A sunstroke – (ADS 82).

FRENCH, John (Capt.) – Commanding a company of scouts, which he had organized – Died May 13, 1885 Batoche, N.W.T. – Killed at the capture of Batoche – He was a son of the late John French, Esq., of Mornington Park, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and a brother of Col. G. A. French, C.M.G., formerly Commr. of the N.W. Mounted Police, Canada, and now commandant of Queensland forces (Australia). – (Obit. 85).

FREY, Margaret (Mrs. Ball) – Native of the Township of Niagara, Ontario – Died November 2, 1886 at Meriton, Ontario aged 97 – She was the relict of the late Mr. Jno. C. Ball, of Niagara. She was of a loyalist family, who came from the Mohawk Valley at the Revolution. Her father, Capt. Bernard Frey, was killed by a cannon ball in a street in the town of Niagara during the bombardment of that place by the American fort opposite in the war of 1812. – (Obit. 86).

FRITZ – Captain of the vessel Cedar Grove – Died November 30, 1882 off Cape Canso, Nova Scotia – Lost in the wreck of the Cedar Grove of the St. John's, New Brunswick, Steamship line – (JRO 82).

FROST, Edward, wife, and child, 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).

FRYER, Alfred Robt. – Plumber – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 23 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FRYER, Matilda, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

FRYER, William – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario, aged 60 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria(JRO 80-81).

FUGÈRE, Ad. – Died March 22, 1886 at Batiscan, Quebec – Killed by a fall – (ADS 86).

FULFORD, Thos. – Cattle dealer of Toronto – Died January 31, 1881, near Newmarket, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Northern Railway – (JRO 80-81).

FULLER – Deputy Clk. of the Crown, Clk. of County Court and Clk. of Surrogate Court, Frontenac, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on October 1, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

FULLER, Jno. F. – Sheriff of Richmond, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on December 17, 1886 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 86).

FULLER, John F. – High Sheriff of the County of Richmond, N. S. – Died October 3, 1878, Arichat, Nova Scotia aged 88 – (Obit. 78).

FULLER, Thos. Brock (The Right Revd.), D.C.L., D.D. – Lord Bishop of Niagara (1875) – Born July 16, 1810 in Kingston, Ontario – Died December 16, 1884 at his residence, Bishophurst, Hamilton, Ontario – He was the only son of Mahor Thos. R. Fuller, of H. M.'s 41st Regt. of Foot, by Miss England, a cousin of the late Genl. Sir Richard England, K.C.B. He was also a lineal descendant, on the parternal side, of Dr. Thos. Fuller, the celebrated English divine of the 17th century. He had the misfortune to be deprived of both his parents while very young, and was adopted by his aunt, Mrs. Leeming, of Chippewa. He married in 1835, Cynthia, eldest daughter of the late Col. Saml. Street, of Niagara Falls, and sister of the late T. C. Street, Esq., M.P. – (Obit. 84).

FULLER, Wm. Hy. – Clerk of the County Court of Frontenac, Ontario – Born in 1848 – Died September 14, 1881, Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

FULLERTON – Died July 29, 1882, Qu'Appelle, N.W.T. – Drowned – (ADS 82).

FURTAH, Frank – Died November 1, 1885 or shortly after at Sombra, Ontario – Died from injuries caused by the explosion of the boiler of the tug Frank Moffatt – (JRO 85).

FYFE, R. A, (Rev.), D.D. – Principal of the Canadian Literary Institute, Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1816 at St. André, near Montreal – Died September 4, 1878, Woodstock, Ontario – He was of Scottish descent, his parents having emigrated from Dundee in 1809. His remains were taken to Toronto to be interred – (Obit. 78).



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