Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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JACK, Geo. – Died July 4, 1886 at Whitby, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

JACK, Henry – Insurance Agent – Died October 28, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 84).

JACK, Wm. Brydone, A.M. (1840), D.C.L. (1855) – President of the University of New Brunswick (1861-86) – Born November 23, 1819 at Tinwald, Dumfriesshire – Died November 23, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 86).

JACK, Wm., Q.C. (1865) – Advocate General of New Brunswick (1865-86) – Born in 1811 at St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Died October 1, 1886 at Portland, New Brunswick, at his residence.- He was a son of D. W. Jack, Esq., Comptroller of Customs at St. Andrews. He married in 1850, Emma Carleton, daughter of Capt. J. Kenah, of 104th Regt. and grand-daughter of Hon. Isaac Allen, one of the first Judges of the Suprime Ct. of New Brunswick. His eldest son is Dr. I. Allen Jack, Recorder of St. John. – (Obit. 86).

JACKSON, Alfred – M.D. (1832) – Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University – Born in 1811 at St. Andrews, Quebec – Died July 15, 1885 in Quebec City – (Obit. 85).

JACKSON, Geo. – Died May 28, 1886 in Greenwood – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

JACKSON, George – Ex-M.P. – Born in Dec 1809 in Hutton, Yorkshire, England – Died March 6, 1885 at Durham, Ontario where he had resided since 1848 – He came to in 1844. – (Obit. 85).

JACKSON, H. – Died August 17, 1886 at Victoria, British Columbia, aged 42 – Explosion on board Queen of the Pacific(ADS 86).

JACKSON, J. – Cook on the Asia (= Jackson, Mr.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

JACKSON, Jos. – Died February 24, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 92 – Knocked down by a team of horses – (ADS 86).

JACKSON, Joseph – Died July 20, 1882, Sutton, Quebec – Murdered. Wm. Richards is tried for the murder on 23rd September, 1882, found guilty and sentenced to be hanged on November 24, but cheats the gallows by committing suicide in his cell on the morning of that day – (JRO 82).

JACKSON, Mr. (= Jackson, J. or Jackson, T.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

JACKSON, T. – Cook on the Asia (= Jackson, Mr.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

JACOBSSON, Johannes, from Sweden – Died August 15, 1882, (Montreal, Quebec) – Sentenced to death for the murder on May 25, 1882 of a fellow immigrant, Johannes Oloffson, but dies in jail before the sentence can be carried into execution – (JRO 82).

JACQUES, Jno. – of the late firm of Jacques & Hay, manufacturing cabinet makers – Born in 1805 in Cumberland, England – Died February 14, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Toronto in 1831. About the year 1871, he retired with a handsome fortune, the whole of which he bequeathed to his surviving child, Mrs. Jno. Stuart, of Hamilton. – (Obit. 86).

JAMES, John Collinson, C.E. – Chief Engineer and Supt. of Construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, western division (1882) – Born in December 1846 at Otterbourne, Northumberland, England – Died February 27, 1883 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – He came to Canada in 1866. – (Obit. 83).

JAMES, Mrs. – Died March 1, 1880, Brampton, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

JAMESON, Wm., of Point Fortune, Quebec – Died March 10, 1879, Woodstock, Ontario – After death, an examination reveals that he had carried in his body for 41 years, a pistol bullet, with a protion of a brace buckle, the result of a quarrel with a rebel, in 1837, who had fired upon him at the time, the bullet carrying with it a portion of his brace buckle – (JRO 79).

JAMOT, Jean François (Rt. Rev., R.C.) – Bishop of Peterborough, Ontario (1882-86) – Born June 23, 1828 at Châtelard, France – Died May 4, 1886 at Peterborough, Ontario. He came to Canada in 1855. – (Obit. 86).

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

JARDINE, Alexander – Merchant – Died February 7, 1878 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 64 – (Obit. 78).

JARVIS, Catherine (Mrs.) – Born in slavery in the United States – Died February 18, 1878, Digby, Nova Scotia aged 110 – (JRO 78).

JARVIS, Frances (Miss) – Toronto vocalist – Died March 29, 1879, Cannes, France aged 24 – Died of consumption – (Obit. 79).

JARVIS, Frederick W. – Winner of the Gilchrist Scholarship, born in 1858 in Montreal, Quebec – Died January 20, 1881, Edingurgh, Scotland – Contrated a severe cold, which culminated in his death – He was a son of Mr. James Jarvis, of Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

JARVIS, Geo. S. (Rev.), D.D., D.C.L. (Church of Eng.) – Born in 1806 in St. John, New Brunswick – Died March 26, 1881, Shediac, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

JARVIS, George Stephen (his Honour) – Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario – Born April 21, 1797 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died April 15, 1878, Cornwall, Ontario – The son of the late Stephen Jarvis, Esq., of Toronto. Judge Jarvis was twice married – first to Julia, daughter of Sheriff Sherwood, of Brockville (she died March, 1842); secondly, to Anna Mary, daughter of Rev. Salter Mountain, of Cornwall – (Obit. 78).

JARVIS. George S. – Judge of the County Court of the united Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry – deceased – Successor appointed on June 17, 1878 – (PAPS Dominion 78).

JASMIN, Louis – Died August 5, 1879, Steamer Montreal, between Quebec and Montreal – Disappears mysteriously from on board that vessel. His lifeless body is found floating in the St. Lawrence, opposite Port St. Francis, on the 16th, with a scalp wound – (JRO 79).

JEFFERIES, Jane (Mrs.) – Died July 21, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – Suffocated by smoke as a fire occurs in the cellar of Wm. Jefferies' hat store – She was Wm. Jefferies' sister-in-law. – (JRO 84).

JEFFRIES, Harry – of the Galt Reporter newspaper – Died May 22, 1878, The Grand River, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – (JRO 78).

JEFFRIES, J. – Died February 12, 1883, Young's Cove, New Brunswick – Frozen – (ADS 83).

JELLY, Mrs. Grace – Died December 9, 1880, Barrie, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

JENKINS, son of Mr. Hiram Jenkins – Died November 9, 1879, Oakhill, Charlotte County, New Brunswick aged 15 – Burned to death – (JRO 79).

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

JENNING, L. J. – Died June 20, 1886 near Winnipeg, Manitoba – Drowned – (ADS 86).

JENNINGS, E., M.D. – Coroner, Co. Halifax, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on February 6, 1886 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 86).

JENNINGS, Edward – M.D. (1843) – Died November 15, 1884 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 84).

JENNINGS, John – Died July 10, 1882, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

JÉROME (Mrs.) – Died November 8, 1886 near Lachute, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

JESTIN, Mrs. J. C., and Miss Bailey, and child – Died August 8, 1882, Muskoka Lake, Ontario – Drowned. Mrs. Jestin and Miss Bailey trying to save the child – (ADS 82).

JOBIN, Joseph Hilarion, N.P. (1833) – ex-M.P. for Joliette, Quebec in Can. Assembly – Born in 1812 – Died August 31, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

JODOIN, Amable – ex. M.P. – Died January, 1880, Beloeil, Quebec aged 51 – (Obit. 80-81).

JODOIN, Jean Baptiste – M.P. for Chambly in the House of Commons (1874-75) – Died January 14, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 75 – (Obit. 84).

JOHNSEN, Andrew – A Swede – Died August 9, 1886 near a construction camp of the Canadian Pacific Railway on the Columbia river (British Columbia) – Murdered by Albert Malotte who was executed on November 1, 1886. – (JRO 86).

JOHNSON : two daughter of Thomas Johnson, baker – Died January 21, 1879, Kingston, Ontario – Burned to death – (JRO 79).

JOHNSON, A. – Died August 17, 1886 at Victoria, British Columbia, aged 28 – Explosion on board Queen of the Pacific(ADS 86).

JOHNSON, A. C. – Died November 10, 1882, Petrolea, Ontario – Falls into a still – (ADS 82).

JOHNSON, Adam Jr. – Died March 14, 1883, Mildmay, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 83).

JOHNSON, E. – Died July 11, 1880, near Huntsville, Ontario – Killed by a bear – (JRO 80-81).

JOHNSON, Edward – Fireman of Garnet's saw-mill, 2nd concession – Died November 1, 1879, township of Delaware, Ontario – Killed by the explosion of a boiler(JRO 79).

JOHNSON, John – Died October 9, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

JOHNSON, Jos. – Died December 16, 1886 at Cargill, Ontario- Accidentally shot by one Griffith – (ADS 86).

JOHNSON, Mary (Mrs.) – Born in Queen's County, Ireland – Died April 4, 1878, Don Mount (Ontario?) aged 102 – She came to Canada 40 years ago – (JRO 78).

JOHNSON, Robt. – Died September 22, 1885 off Grand Manan, New Brunswick – One of eleven men, mostly residents of St. John and Portland, New Brunswick, drowned on the wrecked steamer Humacao. – (JRO 85).

JOHNSON, T. E. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 7y 9m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

JOHNSON, William – Died May 27, 1882, Campbelford, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

JOHNSON, Wm. – Died November 19, 1883, Onondaga, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

JOHNSON, Wm. Arthur (Rev.) (Church of Eng.) – Born in 1814 in Bombay, India– Died December 29, 1880, Yorkville, Ontario – He was a son of Col. John Johnson, C.B., R.E. – (Obit. 80-81).

JOHNSTON, Andrew, farmer – Died June 15, 1880, Malahide, Ontario – Murders his brother Thomas then cuts his own throat, but failing to cause death throws himself down a well and is killed – (JRO 80-81).

JOHNSTON, Bella (coloured) – Died in August, 1883 in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, aged 111 – (DL 83).

JOHNSTON, Isab. (Mrs.) (col'd) – Born in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. – Died May 13, 1880 aged 110 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

JOHNSTON, J. (Rev.) – Chaplain to Senate – Deceased, successor appointed on November 9, 1883 – (PAPS Dominion 83).

JOHNSTON, John (Rev.) – Incumbent of Hull, Quebec (Ch. of Eng.), hon. Canon, of Christ Ch. Cathedral, Montreal, and Chaplain to the Senate of Canada (1868) – Born in 1813 in Toronto, Ontario – Died October 9, 1883 in Hull, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

JOHNSTON, Robert – Farmer – Died August 3, 1885 near Thorndale, Ontario – Run over by a train and killed while walkin on a railway track – (JRO 85).

JOHNSTON, Simon – Died March 19, 1883, L'Original, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 83).

JOHNSTON, Thomas – Died June 15, 1880, Malahide, Ontario – Murdered by his brother Andrew who stroke him with a loaded stick and afterwards cut his throat – (JRO 80-81).

JOHNSTON, W. J. A – Died August 27, 1883, Midland, Ontario – Factory accident – (ADS 83).

JOHNSTON, Wm. – Born in Monaghan, Ireland – Died April 28, 1882, Wellesley, Ontario aged 112 – (DL 82).

JOHNSTON, Wm. Almon, Q.C.(1872) – Died February 8, 1880, Windsor, Nova Scotia – He was the second son of the late Hon. Justice Johnston, N.S. – (Obit. 80-81).

JOHNSTON, Wm., a night watchman – Died December 5, 1880, Waterloo, Ontario – Burnt to death in Shaw Bros.' tannery – (JRO 80-81).

JOHNSTON, Wm., M.A. (1874), LL.D. (1875), Barrister (1882) – Born July 24, 1848 in Lockerley, Dumfries, Scotland – Died January 7, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

JOHNSTON, Wm., of Bear River, Nova Scotia – Died February 8, 1885 at Lake Simon, Quebec – Burned to death in a wooden shanty where he was sleeping. – (JRO 85).

JOHNSTONE, Chas., of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died November 15, 1884, Pictou Harbour, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (JRO 84).

JOLIFFE, kENNETH – Died February 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Skull fractured by kick of a horse. – (ADS 86).

JONCAS – 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).

JONDREAU, J. and F. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

JONES – Died November 7, 1882, Kingston, Ontario – Bitten by a hog, causing lockjaw – (ADS 82).

JONES – Died October 29, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 10 – Run over by a street car. – (ADS 86).

JONES – Regr. of Deeds, Leeds, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on February 18, 1882 – (PAPS Ontario 82).

JONES, Alex. – Died November 14, 1882, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

JONES, C. – Died September 29, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario aged 45 – Accidental drowning – (ADS 86).

JONES, D. (Mr.), of Windsor, Ontario – Died November 20, 1883 at Port Austin, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the founder of the barge Enterprise. – (JRO 83).

JONES, Edward Thomas – Advocate – Died December 10, 1878, Weston, Ontario aged 71 – (Obit. 78).

JONES, Flora A. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 13 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

JONES, Francis P. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 7 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

JONES, Frank – Died March 21, 1883, Gaspereaux, New Brunswick – Brakesman, Ry. acc'dt – (ADS 83).

JONES, Horatio Nelson – For many years Secretary to the Bd. of Habour Commrs. of Quebec – Died August 28, 1884 in Quebec City aged 79 – (Obit. 84).

JONES, James (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1787 – Died March 16, 1879, Granby, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1841. He gave three sons to the Ministry : Rev. W. Jones, of Granby; Rev. Septimus Jones, of Toronto; and Rev. James Jones, now deceased – (Obit. 79).

JONES, 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).

JONES, Lizzie E. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 15 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

JONES, Ormond – Registrar of Leeds, Ont. (1864) – Born November 7, 1811 at Brockville, Ontario – Died February 7, 1882 at Brockville, Ontario – He was a son of the late Hon. Chas. Jones, by Mary, daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Stuart of Kingston – (Obit. 82).

JONES, Owen – Died April 22, 1883, Kingsbury, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 83).

JONES, Ralph – Formerly a prominent contractor – Died March 9, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 66 – He was the eldest son of the late Alpheus Jones, Esq., of Prescott, Ontario, and a nephew of the late Hon. Justice Jones, of Toronto, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

JONES, Wm. – Died September 18, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

JORDAN, J., of Rosseau (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).

JOSE, Benj. – 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).

JOSEPH, Abraham – Vice-Consul for Belgium at Quebec (1855-86) – Born November 14, 1815 at Berthier en haut, Quebec – Died March 20, 1886 at his residence, Kincardine Place, Quebec City – (Obit. 86).

JOUBERT, Ambrose – Late Chief of Police of Montreal – Died in November, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 84 – He had serves as a ''patriot'' in 1837, and was among those banished to Bermuda – (Obit. 84).

JOUDRO or GENDREAU, John – Born in Quebec – Died November 29, 1884 in Arkansas, Wis., aged 121 (sic) – (DL 84).

JOUETT, Beverley R. – Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod of N. B. – Died August 4, 1882 at Fredericton, New Brunswick aged 79 – (Obit. 82).

JOURNEAUX, Mary Elisa (Lady Aylmer) – Died September 14, 1881, Melbourne, Quebec, aged 71 – Wife of the R. Hon. Lord Aylmer. – (Obit. 80-81).

JOY, Madame – Died in June 1882 at St. Armand East, Quebec – The old lady was choked to death by a piece of meat while eating – Mother of the well-known Princess Salm-Salm – (Obit. 82).

JUDAH, Henry Hague, Q.C. (1854) – Born April 28, 1808 in London, England – Died February 10, 1882 at his residence, Le Bocage, Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in early life – (Obit. 83).

JUSCHEREAU DUCHESNAY, Antoin (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).



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