Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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MACAR, John – Barrister, W.S. – Born in 1813 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 20, 1882 at Goderich, Ontario – Came to Canada about 1843 – (Obit. 82).

MACARTNEY, Geo (Capt.) – Formerly of H.M.'s 100th Regt. of Foot – Died November 29, 1886 in London, England aged 69 – (Obit. 86).

MACAULAY (Lady) (née Gamble) – Died July 17, 1883 at Sparkford Hall, Somerset, England, aged 80 – Relict of Hon. Sir James Buchanan Macaulay, C.B., formerly Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in Upper Canada – She was the daughter of Dr. John Gamble. – (Obit. 83).

MACBETH, Robt. – One of the survivors of the settlers who came over to Red River with Lord Selkirk, 1815 – Born in 1801 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died August 20, 1886 at Kildonan, Manitoba – (Obit. 86).

MACDONALD – Judge Co. Court of Welland, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on January 13, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

MACDONALD – Judge Co. Court of Wellington, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 23, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

MACDONALD, Alex. – Died November 11, 1883, Guelph, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MACDONALD, Archibald – Late County Judge of Wellington, Ontario – Born in 1823 near Cobourg, Ontario – Died April 5, 1881, Guelph, Ontario – Son of the late Capt. Archd. Macdonald, 35th Foot. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACDONALD, Daniel (Hon.) – Late a M.L.C. of P.E.I – Died in March, 1884 at New Perth Mills, P.E.I. – (Obit. 84).

MACDONALD, Hy. Sandfield – Barrister (1872) – Born in June, 1848 at Cornwall, Ontario – Died April 24, 1886 at Cornwall, Ontario – Died suddenly – His remains were taken to Montreal, Quebec for interment. He was the eldest son of the late Hon. J. Sanfield Macdonald, formerly Premier of the Province of Canada, and first Premier of Ontario. He married in 1878, Florence, daughter of Alex. Molson, Esq., of Montreal. – (Obit. 86).

MacDONALD, Janet (Mrs.) – Died June 20, 1882, Fraser's Mills, Nova Scotia aged 103 – (DL 82).

MACDONALD, John (Capt.) – Retired officer – Died December 15, 1883 in London, Ontario, aged 71 – (Obit. 83).

MACDONALD, Rolland, Q.C. – Judge of the County Court of Welland, Ontario – Born March 17, 1810 near Fort William, N.W.T. – Died December 9, 1881, Welland, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

MacDONELL, Donald Aeneas (Lt.-Col.) – Late Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary – Born in 1794 – Died March 11, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – He was descended from an ancient Scottish family. His grandfather served for some years in the Spanish Army, and subsequently emigrated to America, where he settled on the banks of the Susquehanna. During the American revolution he was a staunch Loyalist, and at its close he came with the U. E. Loyalists to Upper Canada and settled in the Township of Cornwall. His son Miles, father of the subject, was selected by the Earl of Selkirk to take charge of his colony at Red River, and was the first Governor of the Settlement. – (Obit. 79).

MACDONNELL, John Milnes – Barrister of Manitoba (1872) – Died December 6, 1883 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, aged 36 – He was the youngest brother of the Rev. D. J. Macdonnell of Toronto. – (Obit. 83).

MACDONNELL, Richard Graves (Sir), K.C.M.G. – Lieut.-Governor of N.S. (1864-65) – Died February 5, 1881 aged 66 – (Obit. 80-81).

MACDONNELL, Robert Lea – M.D. – Born in 1818 in Dublin, Ireland – Died January 30, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – Died the result of an accident – He came to Canada in 1845 – (Obit. 78).

MACDOUGALL, Dugald Lorn – Stockbroker – Born August 12, 1811 at Auchdoonan, Argyleshire, Scotland – Died November 13, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He was the son of Major Peter Macdougall, of H. M.'s 25th Foot. He came to Montreal in 1840. – (Obit. 85).

MACDOUGALL, Helen Ruth (Mrs. White) – Died November, 24, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 23 – Wife of Mr. Robert S. White (of the Montreal Gazette) to whom she had been married not quite two years. She was a daughter of Mr. Geo. Macdougall, of Montreal. – (Obit. 84).

MACFARLANE, John – Died November 2, 1880, Portland, New Brunswick aged 31 – Shot by Policeman Malone while running away and dies instantly – (JRO 80-81).

MacGEORGE. Robt. Jackson (The Very Rev.) – Dean of Argyll and the Isles, Scotland – Born about 1811 near Glasgow, Scotland – Died May 14, 1884 at Orcadia, Rothesay, Scotland – He came to Canada in 1841. He returned to Scotland several years later. – (Obit. 84).

MacGREGOR, Patrick, M.A. – Barrister – Born in 1816 in Perthshire, Scotland – Died January 25, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to Canada for the first time in 1833 – (Obit. 82).

MacGREGOR, Peter Gordon (Rev., Presb.), D.D. (1876) – Born July 24, 1817 at East River, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died February 5, 1886 – He was the youngest son of the late Rev. Jas. MacGregor, D.D. His son, Rev. J. G. MacGregor, is a Prof. of Dalhousie College. – (Obit. 86).

MacINNES, Mary Amelia (Mrs.) (nee Robinson) – Died March 16, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – She was the second daughter of the late Sir John B. Robinson, Bart., Chief Justice of Upper Canada, and was married to Mr. Donald MacInnes, the well known manufacturer and merchant of Hamilton, in 1863. – (Obit. 79)

MACK, Theophilus – M.D. (1843) – Born in 1820 in Dublin, Ireland – Died October 25, 1881, St. Catharines, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1829. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKAY, Edward – Retired merchant – Born March 13, 1813 in Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died May 6, 1883 at Kildonan Hall, Montreal, Quebec – Came to Canada in 1840. Brother of the late Mr. Joseph Mackay, owner of a dry goods house. – (Obit. 83).

MACKAY, Jno. Gordon – A prominent merchant of Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1836 at Helmsdale, Scotland – Died April 3, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – He frist arrived at Woodstock in 1857. – (Obit. 86).

MACKAY, Joseph – Retired merchant – Born in 1811 at Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died May 2, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal about 1832. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKAY, Newton Le Gayet, Q.C. (1872) – M. P, for Cape Breton in House of Commons (1872-78) – Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died May 20, 1886 at Sydney, Cape Breton – He was a son of the late Wm. Mackay, Esq., C.E. – (Obit. 86).

MACKELCAN, John – M.D. (1827) – Died April 15, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario, aged 82 – He was the father of F. Mackelcan, Esq., Q.C. – (Obit. 86).

MACKENZIE, Daniel – Died January 31, 1879, Portland, New Brunswick aged 105 – (JRO 79).

MACKENZIE, F – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

MACKENZIE, H. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

MACKENZIE, John Gordon – Wholesale merchant – Born in 1796 at Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died May 12, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1811. He married in 1829 the daughter of Hon. Horatio Yates. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKENZIE, John James, M.A., Ph. D. – Professor of Physics in Dalhousie College, Halifax, N.S. – Born in 1847 at Greenhill, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died February 2, 1879 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 79).

MACKENZIE, Kenneth (Hon.), Q.C. – Judge of County Court of Ontario (1877-83) – Born in the early part of the century in Ross-shire, Scotland – Died February 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 83).

MACKENZIE, Louisa Rachel (Madame Masson) – Died July 24, 1880, Terrebonne, Quebec aged 45 – Wife of Hon. L. R. Masson, M.P. to whom she was married in 1856 – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKENZIE, Margaret – Born in Inverness-shire, Scotland – Died January 23, 1883 at Fisher's Grant, Nova Scotia aged over 100 – (DL 83).

MACKENZIE, Marguaret (Mrs.) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died March 7, 1884 at Marble Mountain, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, aged 102 – (DL 84).

MACKIESON, John – M.D., for many years Supdt. of the P.E.I. Hospital for the Insane – Born in 1795 in Stirlingshire, Scotland – Died in September, 1885 at Charlottetown, P.E.I. – (Obit. 85).

MacKINNON, Colin Francis (Rt. Rev.), D.D. – Archbishop of Amida, and formerly Bishop of Arichat, N.S. – Born July 20, 1811, Antigonish, Nova Scotia – Died September 26, 1879, Antigonish, Nova Scotia – His parents came from Inverness-shire, Scotland, to Antigonish, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 79).

MacLAREN, C. D. (Rev.) – Missionary of the Presbyterian Church – Native of P.E.I. – Died March 14, 1883 at Bangkok, Siam – Died of cholera suddenly contracted – (Obit. 83).

MACLEAN, Hugh, L. W. & Searcher in H. M.'s Customs, Ottawa – Died April 28, 1881, Hull, Quebec – Run over by a railway train and dies from the injuries received – (JRO 80-81).

MACLENNAN, Donale – A retired forwarder – Born January 1, 1815 in Glengarry, Ontario – Died in February, 1885 at Port Hope, Ontario, of which place he had been a resident since 1850 – He was a brother of the well known Queen's Counsel of Toronto. – (Obit. 85).

MACLISE D. (Rev.) D.D. (Presbyterian) – Born in 1824 in Belfast, Ireland – Died June 1, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 83).

MACMAHON (Mrs.) – Born in P.E.I. – Died in December, 1884 in North Marysburg, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 84).

MacMILLAN, Wm. P.L.S. – Died February 4, 1879, London, Ontario aged 77 – He went from Nova Scotia to the Talbot District, U. C. when it was a wilderness. His son, Duncan, has represented East Middlesex in the House of Commons since 1875. – (Obit. 79).

MacNAB, A. – 2nd mate of the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

MACPHERSON, Duncan Barclay – Merchant – Died November 14, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 46 – (Obit. 84).

MACPHERSON, Robt. B. – President of the Thorold Woollen and Cotton Co. – Died December 1, 1886 at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., whither he had gone on business – Died suddenly – (Obit. 86).

MACPHIE, Dugald – Late Manager of the Montreal and Chicago Forwarding Co. – Died August 18, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 54 – (Obit. 84).

MACQUEEN, David Shank – Judge of the County Court of the County of Oxford, Ontario (1845) – Born September 12, 1811 in Quebec City – Died June 6, 1885 at Woodstock, Ontario, at his residence ''Beech-hill'' – He was the son of Capt. Alex.Macqueen, of the Canadian Fencibles, by Grace, daughter of Hon. Thos. Fraser. – (Obit. 85).

MADDEN, C. F. – Died October 6, 1882, Simcoe, Ontario – Poisoned by a druggist's clerk – (ADS 82).

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

MADDEN, Mary, servant – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 16 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MADILL, Frederick – Died September 8, 1886 in Lakefield, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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

MAGEE, Wm., crew – Died March 7, 1879 – Lost in the wreck of the ship Turkish Empire on Big Duck Island – (JRO 79).

MAGNY, G. (Mad. Boucher) – Born in Quebec – Died March 27, 1886 at St. Etienne des Grès, Quebec aged 105 – (DL 86).

MAGRATH, Charles, D.C.L. – Barrister (1852) – Born in 1809 at Bagnelstown, Carlow, Ireland – Died May 25, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada with his father, the late Rev. Jas. Magrath, in 1827, and settled at Erindale, near Port Credit, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

MAGUIRE – Puisne Judge of the Superior Court for Lower Canada – deceased – Successor appointed on November 13, 1880 – (PAPS Dominion 80-81).

MAGUIRE, Geo. – Died September 27, 1886, Tp. of Dawn, Ontario – Knocked down by a steer – (ADS 86).

MAGUIRE, John (Hon.) – Puisné Judge of the Superior Court, Quebec – Born in April 1810 in Fermanagh, Ireland – Died July 5, 1880 in Quebec – He married in 1838 a sister of the late Bishop Horan of Kingston. – (Obit. 80-81).

MAGUIRE, M. J. (Rev., R.C) – In charge of Galt, Ontario parish – Died in October 1885 in Galt, Ontario aged 35 – (Obit. 85).

MAHER, David – Died around 1863 – Murdered, literally chopped with an axe – Michael Farrell is acquitted of ther murder on technical ground – (JRO 79, see p. 190-191).

MAHER, Patrick and Bridget – Died January 20, 1882 – Murdered by Michael O'Rourke who was executed by hanging for the murders at Milton, Ontario on January 5, 1883. – (JRO 83).

MAHER, Thomas – Died November 29, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MAHER, Wm., of Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. – Died January 25, 1883 near Sandwich, Ontario – Murdered. Hy. R. Greenwood and Hy. Hardinge are placed for trial for the second time on October 25, 1883 and found guilty of murder, and sentenced to be hanged. The sentence is later commuted for imprisonment for life. Wm. Maher had a son serving a term of 15 years in the Jackson, Michigan Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MAILLE, Pierre – Born in Quebec – Died September 24, 1884 at St. Elizabeth, Quebec aged 106 – (DL 84).

MAILLEY, Jules (Rev., R.C.) – Curé of Berthier en haut, Quebec – Died August 30, 1884 at Paris, France – (Obit. 84).

MAILLOUX, M. J. (Mrs.) – Born in St. Matthias, Quebec – Died August 18, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 101 – (DL 84).

MAIN, David – Editor and proprietor of the St. Croix Courier, (N.B.) – Born July 13, 1835 in Richibucto, New Brunswick – Died September 19, 1883 at St. Stephen, New Brunswick – (Obit. 83).

MAINES, Wm. – Died May 26, 1884 near Blyth, Ontario – Badly beaten by Jas. Beamish and his sons Henry and Thos. who are found guilty of manslaughter. The father and his son Henry are sentenced to 20 years each in the Penitentiary, and Thos., the younger son, to 5 years. – (JRO 84).

MAINWARING, Nathaniel Ezra – M.D. (1839) – Born in 1813 at Lynne, Conn., U.S.A. – Died November 18, 1883 at St. George, Ontario – His father, who was of loyalist stock, came to Canada in 1820. – (Obit. 83).

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

MAJOR, Edouard B. – Advocate of Buckingham, Quebec – Died May 29, 1879, Papineauville, Quebec aged 25 – Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head – Unmarried – (JRO 78).

MAJOR, Jas. Edward – For many years Inspector of Pot and Pearl Ashes at Montreal – Died February 19, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 75 – (Obit. 86).

MAJOR, T. – Born in Quebec – Died in December, 1884 in St. Martin aged 104 – (DL 84).

MALARK, Patrick – 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).

MALCOLM, Wm. – Died July 26, 1886 at Point Lanim, New Brunswick, aged 78 – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

MALCOLMSON, Capt J. B., and 15 others – Died September 12, 1881 between Chicago and Collingwood, Ontario – Lost of the steamer Columbia – (JRO 80-81).

MALCOM – Died October 22, 1882, Campbellton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MALETTA, Antonio – Died April 11, 1884 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Struck by a stone during a fight between 2 gangs of Irish and Italian labourers. – (JRO 84).

MALEY, Chas., keeper of a grocery store – Died February 29 (sic), 1879, Kemptville, Ontario – Found frozen to death at the door of his residence – (JRO 79).

MALO, Louis Stanislas (Rev., R.C.) – Died December 11, 1884 at Becancour, Quebec aged 83 – (Obit. 84).

MALONE, Hugh – Died May 21, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MALONE, John (Constable) – Died July 19, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – Murdered. The trial of Chas. Considine for the murder is brought to a close on September 21, 1885 by the jury being dismissed, owing to one of their number being taken suddenly ill with Canadian cholera. – (JRO 85).

MALONEY, Delia, dressmaker – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 22 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MALONEY, Patrick, of Ottawa, Ontario – Died January 2, 1883 at Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Murdered by M. Drewers, who chops his head open with an axe. He is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment in the Penitentiary. On 17th December, he commits suicide by hanging in Stony Mountain (Manitoba) Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MALONEY, Thos. – Died January 11, 1883, Devil's Head, New Brunswick – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

MALOTTE, Albert – Bar-keeper at a saloon – Died November 1, 1886 at New Westminster, British Columbia – Executed for the murder of Andrew Johnsen, a Swede, on August 9, 1886 – (JRO 86).

MALTBY, Saml., of the Victoria Rifles – Died July 9, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec aged 19 – Accidentally shot at the Montreal Rifle Association matches – (JRO 80-81).

MANDERS, Joseph – Born in Portugal – Died September 1, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged over 106 – (DL 86).

MANN, Alex (Rev.), D.D. (1876) – Born in 1798 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died September 15, 1884 at Pakenham, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

MANN, Frederick – An Englishman who had only been in this country a few months – Died October 12, 1883 at L'Orignal, Ontario aged about 18 – Hanged for the murder of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Cook, their daughter Emma Cook and their son George. He had pleaded guilty on September 17, 1883. – (JRO 83).

MANN, Rev. Archibald and Mrs. (coloured) – Died July 18, 1882, Sandwich, Ontario – Burned to death – (ADS 82).

MANNING – Bff. 4th D. C. of Essex, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 2, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

MANSFIELD, James – Died May 4, 1883, Paisley, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 83).

MARCEAU, Germain Simeon (Rev.) – Late curé of St. Simon, R. C. diocese of Rimouski, Quebec – Died January 25, 1879 in Quebec – (Obit. 79).

MARCEAU, John – Died August 1, 1883, Waubaushene, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MARCHAND, G. A. – Registrar of St. Johns, Quebec – Deceased, successor appointed on July 16, 1885 – (PAPS Quebec 85).

MARCHAND, Louis – Retired merchant – Born March 15, 1806 at Amsterdam, Holland – Died July 1, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1825. His son is the Clerk of Appeals, Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

MARCOTTE, Rev. J. B. H. (R.C.) – Curé of the parish of Lavaltrie since 1847 – Born January 9, 1803 at Deschambault, Quebec – Died August 3, 1882 at Lavaltrie, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

MARCOUX, Francois Xavier (Rev.) – Missionary to the ndians at St. Regis, Quebec – Died August 17, 1883 aged 78 – (Obit. 83).

MARGAN, Jos. – Died January 9, 1886 at Eganville, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 86).

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

MARIE, Louis – Colporteur of the French Can. Missionary Society – Native of Normandy – Died July 23, 1883 near St. Laurent, Quebec, aged 85 – (Obit. 83).

MARINEAULT, Mrs, 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).

MARKS, Norton – Died July 4, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MARLER, George L. – For many years accountant of the Seminary of St. Sulpice – Born in Montreal, Quebec – Died September 12, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 70. – (Obit. 84).

MARLING, Samuel Arthur, M.A. – Inspector of High Schools of Ontario (1873) – Died February 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario aged 52 – (Obit. 82).

MAROIS, Joseph – Died June 21, 1883 in Quebec aged 24 – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

MARONY, Jas. – Died August 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 24 – Shot dead by Chas. Morgan who is foud guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 5 years in Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MARRIOT, John – Died November 22, 1886 at Oakland Farm – Accidental shooting – (ADS 86).

MARROTT, Frederick – Journalist – Born July 16, 1805 at Enfield, England – Died in December 1884 at San Francisco, California, U.S.A. – In 1856 he founded the News Letter in British Columbia, and in 1858, the Vancouver Gazette. – (Obit. 84).

MARSAN, A. T. – Law Clerk to the Legislature of the Province of Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed on August 28, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

MARSAN, Antoine Trefle – Law Clerk to the Legislature of the Province of Quebec – Born in 1847 at St. Rose, Quebec – Died August 19, 1878, St. Joseph de Lévis – (Obit. 78).

MARSDEN, Wm. – M.D. (1830), M.A. (1868) – Born February 18, 1807 at Bolton, Lancashire, England – December 16, 1885 in Quebec City – He came to Canada with his parents in 1812, their vessel, an American brig, being captured on the wat by an English frigate. – (Obit. 85).

MARSH, Sarah (Mrs.) – Born at Gagetown, New Brunswick – Died May 31, 1883 at Ridgetown, Ontario aged 104 – Cousin of Genl. Richd. Montgomery, killed at Quebec) – (DL 83).

MARSHALL – Died August 31, 1886 between N. Toronto & Agincourt, Ontario – Railway accident.. – (ADS 86).

MARSHALL, David – Sub-Collector of Customs at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba (1883-85) – Died in November 1885 at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba aged 61 – (Obit. 85).

MARSHALL, John – Died November 15, 1883, Vittoria, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

MARSHALL, John George (Hon.) – Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Cape Breton – Born in 1786 at Country Harbour, Guysborough, Nova Scotia – Died April 7, 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Son of a Capt. In the army. – (Obit. 80-81).

MARSHALL, of Port Hope (Ontario) – Passenger, cook going to the woods – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

MARSHALL, Robert – Died August 30, 1882, Lundy's Cut (Ontario) – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MARSOLAIS, Pierre (Rev., R.C.) – Born in 1829 at L'Assomption, Quebec – Died March 16, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

MARSTON – Depty. Clk. of the Crown & Clk. of County Court, Prescott & Russell, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on November 27, 1880 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

MARSTON, John W. – Deputy Clerk of the Crown and Clerk of the County Court, Prescott and Russell, Ont. – Born in 1806 at L'Orignal, Ontario – Died October 17, 1880, L'Orignal, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

MARTEL – Died December 29, 1883, Beauport Asylum, Quebec – Killed by a fellow lunatic named Gouin – (ADS 83).

MARTIN (Mrs.) – Died April 11, 1884 at Murray Harbour, P.E.I., aged 106 – (DL 84).

MARTIN, Bliss, 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).

MARTIN, Charles – Died July 9, 1884 or shortly after in Toronto, Ontario – Badly injured during a row amongst a lot of boys and subsequently dies. Chas. Thompson and Percy Read are tried for manslaughter and acquitted. – (JRO 84).

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

MARTIN, Louis Gustave – ex-M.P.P, architect – Born August 22, 1847 at St. Jacques L'Achigan, Quebec – Died September 5, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Very sudden death – He was a son of the late J. L. M. Martin, Esq., who was returned to Parliament in 1861, for Montcalm, but did not live to take his seat. – (Obit. 79).

MARTIN, P. – Died July 12, 1885 near Mattawa, Ontario – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a boat in the rapids – (JRO 85).

MARTIN, Richard – Sheriff of the County of Haldimand – deceased – Successor appointed on September 28, 1878 – (PAPS Ontario 78).

MARTIN, Richard, Q.C. (1881) – Born in 1824 near Dublin, Ireland – Died October 29, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario, where he had long resided – He was the eldest son of the late Sheriff Martin, of Haldimand, and a brother of Ed. Martin, Esq., the well known Q.C. – (Obit. 86).

MARTIN, Richard, Sheriff of the county of Haldimand, Ontario – Born in 1796 in Ireland – Died April 4, 1878, near York, Haldimand, Ontario – He was a son of the late Richard Martin, Esq., M. P. for Galway, in the British House of Commons, for many years – (Obit. 78).

MARTIN, Robert – Working for Waldie & Co., lumberers – Died June 4, 1885 in the Quinze rapids, Quebec – Drowned by the upsetting of his boat. – (JRO 85).

MARTIN, S. – Died June 30, 1882, Portage Island – Drowned – (ADS 82).

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

MARTIN, Thomas – Newsdealer of Brantford (Ontario) – Died November 18, 1879 – Commits suicide by shooting himself with a revolver, while laboring under a fit of temporary insanity – (JRO 79).

MARTINDALE, Aaron – Died September 16, 1886 – Thrown from a carriage – (ADS 86).

MARTINDALE, Mather – Died June 27, 1883, near Windsor, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

MARTINEAU, Alexis Jesse (Rev., R.C.) – Born June 1, 1816 at L'Assomption, Quebec – Died October 18, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

MARTINEAU, Rev. David (R.C.) – Curé of St. Charles de Bellechasse – Born May 31, 1815 at St. Michael, Quebec – Died December 21, 1882 at St. Charles de Bellechasse, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

MARVIN, Jos. – Died September 22, 1886 at Ameliasburg, Ontario, aged 40 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MASON – Died March 7, 1883, La Fortune, Quebec – Boiler explosion in a paper mill – (ADS 83).

MASON, Alexander – Died November 19, 1879, Oakville, Ontario – Lost when the scow Pinta is sunk – (JRO 79).

MASON, Herbert D. – A successful young business man – Born in Toronto, Ontario – Died December 28, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 29 – He was the eldest son of Mr. J. Herbert Mason, Mang. Dir. of the Can. Permt. Loan and Savings Co. – His premature death was owing to an attack of typhoid fever. – (Obit. 84).

MASON, J. L. – Died November 18, 1882, Newport, Nova Scotia – Crushed to death – (ADS 82).

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

MASON, Teddy, of Hamilton, Ontario – Engineer of the Pacific Express – Died February 15, 1883 about two miles from Dundas, Ontario – Killed in a collision between two trains – (JRO 83).

MASSEY, Charles Albert – Vice-Presdt. and Mangr. of the Massey Manufacturing Co., Toronto – Born September 20, 1848 near Cobourg, Ontario – Died February 12, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

MASSIAH, Christopher Wm. – Journalist – Native of Briston, England – Died October 2, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada about 1870 – Died from small-pox – (Obit. 85).

MASSON – Died June 14, 1886 near Bosworth, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MASSON, Auguste Adolphe – Of the firm of D. Masson & Co., wholesale grocers, etc. – Died April 8, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 52 – Died suddenly – (Obit. 86).

MASSON, Damase – Merchant – Born February 23, 1805 at St. Geneviève, Quebec – Died April 22, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

MASSON, J. E. – Died February 23, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Suicide with a razor – (ADS 83).

MASSON, Louisa Rachel (Madame) (née Mackenzie) – Died July 24, 1880, Terrebonne, Quebec aged 45 – Wife of Hon. L. R. Masson, M.P. to whom she was married in 1856 – (Obit. 80-81).

MASSON, Luc Hyacinthe – Ex-M.P. for Soulanges, Quebec in Can. Assembly and in the House of Commons – Born August 15, 1811 at St. Benoit, Quebec – Died October 17, 1880, Coteau Landing, Quebec – He was the last survivor of the 8 Canadian exiles sent to Bermuda, in 1837, for participating in the Rebellion of that period. – (Obit. 80-81).

MASSON, Marie Genevieve Sophie (Madame) – Born October 6, 1798 at Laprairie, Quebec – Died November 30, 1882 at Terrebonne, Quebec – Relict of the late Hon. Joseph Masson, M.L.C., to whom she was married in 1818. She was a daughter of the late Mr. J. B. Raymond, M.P. She was the mother of Hon. L. R. Masson, Senator, and of the late Hon. E. Masson, M.L.C. – (Obit. 82).

MASTER, W. – Died August 8, 1882, Pointe Claire, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MATHESON, D. – Prothonatary, Clk of Crown and Clk Co. Ct., Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on September 23, 1886 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 86).

MATHESON, Ducan – Died July 28, 1886 in Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MATHESON, T. – Clk. of 2nd D.C., Perth, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on March 8, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

MATHEVON, Mathieu – Silk merchant from Lyons, France – Died July, 1878, neighbourhood (in Quebec?) of Rouse's Point (New York?) – Murdered. Cyprien Costafrolaz de Mirabel, a Savoyard, is executed at St. Johns, Quebec, on December 13th, 1878 for the murder – (JRO 78).

MATHEWS, boy of John H. – Died July 24, 1879, Portland, New Brunswick aged 12 – Drowned while bathing – (JRO 79).

MATHURIN, Agatha (Miss) – Born in Quebec – Died January 23, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 102 – (DL 84).

MATTANEN, Max – Died February 17, 1883, Thunder Bay, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

MATTÉ (Mr.) – Died at Clarence Creek, Ontario – His wife is charged with the gradual killing of her husband by arsenical poisoning. A verdict of not guilty is returned – (JRO 86, see October 30, 1886).

MATTHEWS, Annie, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 23 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MATTHEWS, Geo. – 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).

MATTHEWS, Jas., a former law student – Died February 27, 1881, Ottawa, Ontario – Burnt to death in his dwelling – (JRO 80-81).

MATTHEWS, Matthew Henry (Rev.) – Presdt. of the Primitive Methodist Conference – Born in 1841 in Wiltshire, England – Died December 28, 1881, Yorkville, Ontario – Born in humble circumstances, he came to Canada in 1858. – (Obit. 80-81).

MATTICE, Wm. – ex. M. P. for Stormont in Can. Assembly – Born November 15, 1798 in Cornwall Township, Ontario – Died July 27, 1881, Cornwall, Ontario – His son, Wm. Dougall Mattice (born June 29, 1829; died June 18, 1861) represented Stormont in the Can. Assembly . – (Obit. 80-81).

MAUGHAN, J. – Sheriff, County of Grey, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on June 14, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

MAUGHAN, Joseph – Late Sheriff of the County of Grey, Ontario – Died August 27, 1879, Owen Sound, Ontario aged 61 – (Obit. 79).

MAXSE, Henry F. B. (Sir), K.C.M.G. (1877) – Governor of Newfoundland (1881-83) – Born in 1832 – Died September 8, 1883 at Government House, St. John's, Newfoundland – (Obit. 83).

MAY, John – Died February 4, 1883, Amherstburg, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MAYNARD, Rev. George, M.A. – Mathematical Master in Upper Canada College, Toronto – Died August 25, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 73 – (Obit. 78)




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