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ADAMS, James R., of Dorchester, New Brunswick - Carpenter – Died February 8, 1884 at Calgary, N.W.T. - Murdured by Jesse Williams, a negro cook, who is hanged on March 29, 1884. – (JRO 84).

ALEXANDER, Isabella – Died May 11, 1879 at Courtenay Bay, New Brunswick – Killed by falling over the side of the railway wharf – Wife of the sexton of the St. John (N.B.) Presbyterian Church – (JRO 79).

ANNING, Geo. – Died May 31, 1886 near St. John, New Brunswick – Nervous shock – (ADS 86).

ANNING, Geo. W., and Maria, a brother and sister – Died May 21, 1886 at St. John, New Brunswick – Died amid wretched and filthy surroundings. They had lived for 30 years amid abject poverty apparently, though possessed of property estimated at over $100,000. In 1885, they were compelled by the authorities to wash themselves. For many years the had not allowed water to touch their person except when drinking. – (JRO 86).

ARMSTRONG, Bartholomew - 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).

ARSENAULT, Marcel – Died September 27, 1886 at Lower Village, New Brunswick – Dragged by a horse – (ADS 86).

ATKINSON (Mrs. A., and two grandchildren), of Woodstock, New Brunswick – Died January 18, 1884 Devil's Bridge, near New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the s. s. City of Columbus(JRO 84).

BABBITT, J. (Mrs.) and Maggie Chestnut – Died July 29, 1882, St. John, New Brunswick – Drowned, Mrs Babbitt attempting to rescue Mrs. Chestnut after saving her daughter – (ADS 82).

BABBITT, Samuel W. – Cashier of the People's Bank, of N.B. – Born in 1813 in New Brunswick – Died December 14, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

BAILEY – Member of the Legislative Council, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 25, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

BAILEY, Gideon Dore (Hon.) – Member of the Legislative Council of New Brunswick – Born February 25, 1819 in Sunbury, New Brunswick – Died May 21, 1879, Newcastle Creek, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

BAISLEY (Mrs.) – Died in September, 1885 in Sackville, New Brunswick aged 105 – (DL 85).

BALDWIN – Judge of Probate, Gloucester, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on July 5, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

BALDWIN – Registrar of Deeds and Wills, Gloucester, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 30, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

BALSON – Harbour Master for St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Deceased, successor appointed on May 6, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

BARBER, John – Died July 10, 1882 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BARKER, T. Fred., of St. John, New Brunswick, of the firm of T. B. Barker & Sons, merchants. – Died March 26, 1879 near the Sussex Railway Station, New Brunswick – Discovered dead in a creek. He his supposed to have fallen off the rear of a train as it was crossing the creek – (JRO 79).

BARRY, Capt., first mate of the barque Eblana, and 5 of the crew – Died March 8, 1880, Nigger Head, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

BEATTIE, Chas. – Died November 14, 1878, Peel, below Florenceville, New Brunswick – Burnt to death when a a passenge widow r train is thrown off the track and the passenger car rolls down an embankment, catching fire at the same time – (JRO 78).

BEATTIE, John – Collector of Royalties on Coal, in the County of Albert (New Brunswick) – deceased – Successor appointed on May 6, 1878 – (PAPS New Brunswick 78).

BEATTIE, Wm – a boy – Died November 14, 1878, Peel, below Florenceville, New Brunswick – Burnt to death when a a passenger train is thrown off the track and the passenger car rolls down an embankment, catching fire at the same time – (JRO 78).

BECKWITH – Member of the Legislative Council, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 25, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

BECKWITH, John A. (Hon.) – M. L. C. of N. B. (1874) – Born December 1, 1800 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died November 23, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

BELDING, D. – boy – Died June 13, 1883, Assaganee, New Brunswick – Eaten by a bear – (ADS 83).

BELFLEUR, L. – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

BELL, J. W. – Died May 24, 1882, Carleton, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

BELLEVEAU, J. – Died January 3, 1883 near Rogersville, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

BIERS, Gilbert – Died January 3, 1882, Mill's Settlement, New Brunswick – Accidentally shot himself – (ADS 82).

BISHOP, Samuel L., M.D. – Born in Dorsetshire, England – Died August, 1879, Bathurst, New Brunswick. – (Obit. 79).

BLACKLEN, Maurice – Died October 7, 1882, Gibson, New Brunswick – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

BLATCH, G. – Clk. of the Circuits, St. John, City and C'y, New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on January 12, 1881 (PAPS New Brunswick 80-81).

BLATCH,George – Registrar of Court of Vice-Admiralty, New Brunswick (1867) – Born in 1808 in England – Died January 7, 1881 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

BOYD, Ann (Mrs.) – Died November 2, 1883 at Tay Settlement, New Brunswick aged 99 – (DL 83).

BOYD, Jno. Edward, C.E. – Asst to the Chief Engineer of the Dept of Public Works of Canada and resident Supdt Engineer of the Lévis Graving Dock and Quebec Harbour Improvements – Born in May, 1834 in St. John, New Brunswick – Died November 17, 1886 in Quebec City – Died suddenly – He was a son of the late Dr. Boyd, of St. John, N.B. – (Obit. 86).

BOYD, John (Rev.) – Presbyterian Minister – Died August 20, 1884 at Bass River, New Brunswick – Accidentally killed by his horse taking fright and backing over a bridge. – (JRO 84).

BRACKEN, Michael – Died July 24, 1882, Chatham, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

BROOKE, Rev. John M., D.D. – Chaplain to the Legislative Council, N.B. – Born 1809 at Borrowstowness, Scotland – Died January 16, 1882 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

BUCK, Walter M., C.E. – Died May 15, 1881 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He came to New Brunswick in 1855. – (Obit. 80-81).

BURNS (Mr.), and an adopted daughter aged 14 – Died February 21, 1884 at Bridgewater, Nova Scotia or February 22, 1884 at Centreville, New Brunswick – Perish in the flames of their house burning. – (JRO 84).

BURPEE, Isaac (Hon.) – M.P. for St. John, N. B., in the House of Commons, and long a prominent merchant in St. John – Born November 28, 1825 at Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died March 1, 1885 in New York City, U.S.A. – He was descended from a Huguenot family, that, driven out of France by religious persecution about the year 1570, took refuge in England, and subsequently, in 1622 or thereabouts, emigrated to America, where they joined the little colony of Puritans already formed at Massachusetts Bay. He removed to St. John in 1848. – (Obit. 85).

BURPEE, John P. C. - Retired merchant – Died January 14, 1884 at Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. aged about 45 – Died the result of a railway accident – He was associated in business for many years with his brother, the Hon. Isaac Burpee, M. P. of St. John, New Brunswick. – (Obit. 84).

BURTIS, Wm. R. M. – Barrister of N.B. – Died Decembre 12, 1882 in Co. York, New Brunswick, aged 65 – (Obit. 82).

CALDWELL, Dr. – Born Woodstock, New Brunswick – Died November 3, 1879, Grand Falls, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

CAMERON, Robert J. (Rev.) – Presbyterian clergyman, formerly asst. Minister of St. Andrew's Church, St. John, New Brunswick – Died December 5, 1879, Burnt Island, Scotland – (Obit. 79).

CAMPBELL, J. U. – Harbor Master for the Port of Dalhousie, New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on September 2, 1878 – (PAPS Dominion 78).

CAMPBELL, Jas. – Died July 30, 1882, Carleton, New Brunswick – Killed in a street row – (ADS 82).

CARR, J. Frederic (Rev.), M.A. – Rector of Kingsclear (Anglican), N.B. – Born in 1846 – Died February 25, 1878, Kingsclear, New Brunswick – He was a son of Albert Carr, Esq., of Sherbrooke, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

CARTER, James (Hon. Sir), Kt. – Late Chief-Justice of the Province of New Brunswick – Born in 1805 – Died March 9, 1878 in England – He was the son of the late James Carter, Esq., of Portsmouth, England. He married in 1852, Margaret Spencer, daughter of the Venerable Archdeacon Coster, of New Brunswick. She died in 1866. Sir James spent the latter part of his life in England, at his seat Stratfield House, Mortimer, Berkshire – (Obit. 78).

CARVILL, George – A wealthy iron merchant – Died July 24, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick, aged 70 – (Obit. 84).

CHANDLER – Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on February 11, 1880 – (PAPS Dominion 80-81).

CHANDLER – Member of the Legislative Council, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 25, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

CHANDLER, Edward Barron (Hon.), Q.C. – Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick – Born in 1800 at Amherst, Nova Scotia – Died February 6, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – The remains were interred at Dorchester. Son of the late Sheriff Chas. H. Chandler, of Cumburland, Nova Scotia, and grandson of Joshua Chandler, of New Haven, Connecticut, a well-known loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

CHANDLER, Stephen M. – Died October 10, 1878 at Bulmer's Mill, near Sackville, New Brunswick – Killed by falling over an embankment – He was the eldest son of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – (JRO 78).

CHAREST, W. – Died June 1, 1882, Weldon Station, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CHASE, J.– Died November 5, 1884, Tabusintac Beach, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 84).

CHESTNUT, Maggie; and Mrs J. Babbitt – Died July 29, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – Drowned, Mrs Babbitt attempting to rescue Mrs. Chestnut after saving her daughter – (ADS 82).

CHIPMAN, Zachariah – Merchant and ship owner – Born in 1814 at Cornwalis, Nova Scotia – Died October 16, 1883, St. Stephen, New Brunswick – One of his daughters was maried to Sir S. Leoanrd Tilley, K.C.M.G., Finance Minister of Canada, and another to Mr. W. H. Howland, of Toronto. – (Obit. 83).

CLARK, James – 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).

CLARKE (Mrs.) – Died November 15, 1879, Glencove, near St. John, New Brunswick – Found lying dead in her house near the fireplace, the hands and arms being terribly burnt – (JRO 79).

CLIFF, R. B. (Mrs.) – Born in New Brunswick – Died April 28, 1882, Queensbury, New Brunswick aged 101 – (DL 82).

COCHRANE (Mrs.) – Died October 15, 1886 at Curryville, New Brunswick aged 97 – (DL 86).

COLLINS, Ellen (Mrs.) – Died February 23, 1882, St. John, New Brunswick aged 104 – (DL 82).

CONNELL, Geo. Heber – M.P. for Carleton, New Brunswick, in the House of Commons, (1878-81) – Born in 1833 at Woodstock, New Brunswick – Died February 16, 1881, Ottawa, Ontario – Died in attendance on his Parliamentary duties – (Obit. 80-81).

CONO, Peter – Died December 21, 1881, near Richibucto, New Brunswick – Burned to death in his house (JRO 80-81).

CONWAY, William – Died March 13, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – Burnt in fire on schr. Nellie(ADS 83).

CORBETT, John – Mate – Died June 27, 1884 at Hillsboro', New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 84).

COREY, William Allen (Rev., Baptist) – Born 1836 in Brunswick, Queen's, New Brunswick – Died March 27, 1882 at Portland, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

COSTER, Charles G. (Rev.), M.A., Ph. D. – Clergyman of the Church of England in New Brunswick – Born in 1824 at St. John's, Newfoundland – Died September 2, 1879, Newark, New Jersey – He was a son of the late Archdeacon Coster, of Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

COVERT, John Stewart – M.P.P. for Sunbury in the N.B. Assembly (1868-81) – Born in 1829 at Maugerville, New Brunswick – Died March 3, 1881 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died in attendance on his Parliamentary duties – He came of Loyalist stock. – (Obit. 80-81).

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

CRAWFORD – A mem. of the Ex. Council, and Solicitor-Genl., New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on September 5, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

CRAWFORD – Died September 7, 1882, Melville, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CRAWFORD, John Herbert (Hon.) – Solicitor-Genl. of N.B. (1879) – Born November 2, 1843 at Hampton, New Brunswick – Died August 28, 1882 at Hampton, New Bruswick – (Obit. 82).

CROCK, Michael – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

CRONAN, James – Died November 12, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CROWLEY, Timothy – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

CUDLIP, John W. – Inspector of Customs (1874) – Died November 22, 1885 at St. John, New Brunswick – Died by accident – He was of good English family, and the son of a naval officer who served with distinction with Nelson at Trafalgar, and was also present at the siege of Washington. – (Obit. 85).

CURRIE, Geo. Frederic (Rev.), M.A. – Baptist Missionary – Born in 1844 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died July 31, 1886 at Caconada, India – He married in 1876, Miss Maria E. Armstrong, of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. – (Obit. 86).

CUTLER, Robert Barry – ex-M.P. for Kent, N. B., (1872-74 – Born August 11, 1810 in Westmoreland, New Brunswick – Died April 3, 1882 at Cape Bald, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

DAMAS, Gustave – Died March 23, 1886 at Grande Ance, New Brunswick – Falls into a well. – (ADS 86).

De MILLE, James, M.A. – Author – Born in 1837 in New Brunswick – Died January 28, 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia (see p. 403) – (Obit. 80-81).

DODGE, Mrs. – Died November, 1883 in St. George, New Brunswick aged 101 – (DL 83).

DOIG, Chas. H., 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).

DOMVILLE, James Wm. (Lieut.-Genl.), Royal Artillery – Born August 2, 1817 at Greenwich, England – Died November 19, 1883 Kingshurst, Rothesay, New Brunswick – Died at his son's residence. He was of royal descent. He came to Canada in 1875 and settled in New Brunswick – (Obit. 83).

DOWD, Thomas – Died January 14, 1879, St. Andrew's, New Brunswick aged 42 – Hanged for the murder of Thomas E. Ward – (JRO 79).

DOWNEY, Thos W. – Died March 14, 1883, Lower Brighton, New Brunswick – Frozen – (ADS 83).

DOYLE, Chas. Hastings, K.C.M.G. (1868) – Lieut.-Governor of New Brunswick (1866-67); Lieut.-Governor of Nova Scotia (1867-70) – Born in 1804 – Died in March, 1883 in London, England – (Obit. 83).

DRURY, Edward – Died May 29, 1880, Newlands, New Brunswick aged 68 – Murdered by his brother John Drury – son of Lt.-Col. Chas. Drury – (JRO 80-81).

DRURY, John, deaf-mute – Died May 29, 1880, Newlands, New Brunswick aged 72 – Commits suicide by shooting himself after having killed his brother Edward – Son of Lt.-Col. Chas. Drury – (JRO 80-81).

DRYDEN (Constable) – Died April 30, 1883 at Elgin, Albert County, New Brunswick – Shot dead by Constable Elisha S. Steeves, who makes good his escape. Dryden was trying to serve a warrant on Steeves for the recovery of a horse. – (JRO 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).

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).

DWYER, Rebecca (Mrs.) – Died November 13, 1879, Greenwich, Kent, Co., New Brunswick – Attacked by a ram, knocked down and butted so severely about the head that she dies in about two hours – (JRO 79).

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

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).

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).

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).

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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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

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).

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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).

GAMMON, Thos. – Died February 4, 1881, near Apohqui, New Brunswick aged 35 – Railway accident. Killed by the engine, of which he is engineer, running off the track – (JRO 80-81).

GIDNEY, Angus M. – An old journalist – Born May 4, 1803 at Jemseg, New Brunswick – Died January 20, 1882 at Bridgetown, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 82).

GILBERT – Police Magistrate, St. John, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on February 13, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

GILBERT, Humphrey Tisdale – Police Magistrate of St. John, N.B. (1858-82) – Born January 2, 1814 at Willow Farm, Dorchester, New Brunswick – Died February 7, 1882 at Willow Farm, Dorchester, New Brunswick – The descendant of an old and well-known loyalist. Brother of Mr. W. J. Gilbert, Q.C.. He never married – (Obit. 82).

GIROUARD, Gilbert Anselme – M.P. for Kent, New Brunswick, in the House of Commons (1878-83) – Born October 26, 1846 at Ste. Marie de Bouctouche, New Brunswick – Died in January, 1885 at Ste. Marie de Bouctouche, New Brunswick – (Obit. 85).

GLASS, Charles Jordan (Rev.) (Presbyterian) – Born 1820 in Scotland – Died November 28, 1882 at Montreal, Quebec – After graduating with honours at Aberdeen, came to New Brunswick where he founded the Presbytery of York, and established the village of Glassville – (Obit. 82).

GOSLIN, Joseph – Sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

GOWAN, Robert – an old citizen – Died January 30, 1879, Frederiction, New Brunswick – Mr. Gowan had gone to Fredericton originally, in 1820, as a piper in the 74th Regiment – (Obit. 79).

GRAHAM, Arthur – Died March 13, 1882, Moncton, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

GRAY, Annie (Mrs. Muirhead) – Died August 11, 1882 at Chatham, New Brunswick – Wife of Hon. Wm. Muirhead, Seantor; daughter of the late Mr. Alex. Gray, of Aberdeen, Scotland – (Obit. 82).

GRIFFITHS, Jas. – 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).

GROAT, Jas. – Died September 19, 1886 at Carleton, New Brunswick – (ADS 86).

HAKER, Isaac – Died November 14, 1878, Peel, below Florenceville, New Brunswick – Burnt to death when a a passenger train is thrown off the track and the passenger car rolls down an embankment, catching fire at the same time – (JRO 78).

HARRISON, Charles (Hon.) – ex-M.L.C. of New Brunswick – Born in 1794 at Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died May 8, 1879 – He was a son of the late Lieut. Jas. Harrison, formerly of the New Jersey Volunteers, who went to New Brunswick with other Loyalists at the close of the American Revolutionary war. He was a brother of Rev. Canon Harrison – (Obit. 79).

HARRISON, William (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Died May 5, 1879, Beech Hill, King's, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

HART, Joseph (Rev.) – Pastor of the Centenary (Methodist) Church, St. John, N.B. – Born in 1837 in Guysborough, Nova Scotia – Died March 19, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

HARTT, Charles Frederick, M.A. – Superintendent of the Geological Survey of the Empire of Brazil – Born in 1840 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died March 18, 1878, Rio Janeiro, Brazil – Died of yellow fever – He was the son of the late J. W. Hartt, Esq. – (Obit. 78).

HIBBARD – Member of the Legislative Council, New Brunswick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 25, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

HIBBARD, Francis (Hon.) – M.L.C. of N.B. – Born in 1811 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died November 25, 1880, St. George, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

HILLSON, J. – Died February 12, 1883, Sackville, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

HOWIE : newborn boy of John Howie – Died December 13, 1883, Hanwell Settlement, New Brunswick – The wife of John Hovie is delivered of 4 boys, one of whom only lives a few hours, but the others seem strong and hearty. – (JRO 83).

HUBBARD, Nathaniel – Judge of Probates and Registrar of Deeds and Wills for Sunbury, N.B. – Died May 29, 1878, Burton, County of Sunbury, New Brunswick – He was the son of the late Judge Wm. Hubbard – (Obit. 78).

HUGHES, Mrs. (née Thompson) – Died February 13, 1883 at Willow Grove, about 12 miles from St. John, N.B. – Murdered by her husband Wm. Hughes, a coloured man – It appears that Mrs. Hugues left her husband on account of alleged illtreatment, and went to reside with her mother, Mrs. Henry Thompson, at Willow Grove. Hughes follows, and endeavours to persuade his wife to return with him, and on her refusing, he seizes an axe and chops her several times about the neck and head. He his sentenced to be hanged on the 9th May, on which day the sentence is carried out in the jail yard in St. John. – (JRO 83).

HUGUES, Wm. – Died May 9, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – Hanged for the murder of his wife on February 13, 1883. – (JRO 83).

HUTCHISON : child of E, Hutchison – Died February 4, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

HUTCHISON, Alex. Rankin – M.D. – Born April 5, 1853 at Miramichi, New Brunswick – Died October 19, 1880, Bundarra, N.S.W., Australia – He studied at Harvard, Edinburgh, Dublin and London. In 1879 he left London for Australia. – (Obit. 80-81).

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).

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

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).

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

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).

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).

JONES, Frank – Brakesman – Died March 21, 1883, Gaspereaux, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

KELLEEN, Timothy – Died May 26, 1880, White Rapids, St. John river, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 80-81).

KENNEDY, Daniel – Died November 5, 1884, Tabusintac Beach, New Brunswick – Drowned – (JRO 84).

KERR, David Shank, Q.C. – Born in 1809 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia – Died August 6, 1886 at St. John, New Brunswick, where he had lived since 1855 – He was the youngest of 16 children. His father, Capt. Jas. Kerr, served in the Queen's Rangers during the Am. Revolutionary war, at the close of which he settled in Nova Scotia. – (Obit. 86).

LANIHEN, Patk. – Died October 31, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – Falls over a cliff – (ADS 82).

LAWTON, W. G. – Merchant – Native of Wakefield, Yorkshire, England – Died November 21, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 73 – Came to St. John aroud 1834 – (Obit. 79).

LEARY, Hugh H., 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).

LEEMON, Mrs. – Died August 23, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – Runaway accident – (ADS 82).

LESLIE, John – Died April 5, 1882, Grand Falls, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

LEVESQUE, E. – Died March 25, 1882, Petit Rocher, New Brunswick – Frozen to death – (ADS 82).

LEWIN, Sarah Ann (Mrs.) – Died February 11, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick aged 69 – Wife of Hon. J. D. Lewin, Senator – (Obit. 82).

LINDSAY, Marrhew – Formerly of the firm of Logan, Lindsay & Co., St. John, N.B. – Native of Fifeshire, Scotland – Died in March 1884 at St. John, New Brunswick – He had been engaged in business in St. John for over a quarter of a century. – (Obit. 84).

LINT, Elizabeth (Mrs.) – Died November 16, 1885 in Queensbury, New Brunswick aged 100 – (DL 85).

LIVELY, Francis – Died October 23, 1882, East Misere, New Brunswick – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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

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).

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).

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

McANDREWS, Henry – Died September 21, 1882, Sussex, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McCAFFERTY, John – Died April 13, 1882, Gorham, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McCARTHY, Timothy – Tavern-keeper risiding at Moncton, New Brunswick – Died October 12, 1877 – Murdered. Disappears at Point du Chene, New Brunswick. His body is dicovered in the Sadouc River May 11, 1878. John Osborne, hotel keeper at Shediac, New Brunswick, his wife Martha Osborne, his daughter Eliza and his son Harry are charged with the murder (editor's note : In the end, the charges against the Osbornes were dropped) – Timothy McCarthy was a married man, having, at the time of his disappearance, a wife, Helen, and four children living. He was a brother of Edward McCarthy and Stephen McCarthy – (Trials 78).

McCAWLEY, Rev. George, M.A., D.D. – Church of England clergyman – Born in 1802 à St. Johns, Newfoundland – Died December 21, 1878 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – He married, while in New Brunswick, the daughter of Hon. W. F. Odell, who held the office of Secretary of the Province under the Imperial Government. He had but one child, a daughter, who married Rev. Charles Bowman, D.D., now rector of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 78).

McCOURT, Patrick – Retired builder – Born in 1792 in Armagh, Ireland – Died August 17, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

McDERMOTT, Patrick – Died January 3, 1882, St. Stephen, New Brunswick – Prem. explo. of a blast – (ADS 82).

McDONALD, Jas., sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

McEWEN, Jane (Mrs.) – Born in Derry, Ireland – Died November 2, 1886 in Studholm, New Brunswick aged 94 – (DL 86).

McGRAW, Michael and son – Died June 30, 1882, Miramichi River, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McKEAGNEY, James Charles (Hon.) – A Puisne Judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba – Born in 1815 in County Tyrone, Ireland – Died September 14, 1879, St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Immigrated from Ireland to Nova Scotia when he was seven years old. He lived in Nova Scotia most of his life. He was appointed to a Judgeship in Manitoba in 1872. – (Obit. 79).

McKENNA, Felix – Died July 16, 1883, Marysville, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McKEOWN, Hezekiah (Rev.) (Methodist) – Born in 1829 in Nictaux, Nova Scotia – Died October 14, 1882 at Sussex, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

McKINNON, K. (Miss.), of Charlottetown (P.E.I.) – Died September 1, 1885 at Shediac, New Brunswick – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a punt in which they were paddling – (JRO 85).

McLEAN – Shipping Master for St. John, New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on January 9, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

McMILLAN, Jas. – An active businessman – Born in 1810 at Belfast, Ireland – Died February 17, 1886 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 86).

McMILLAN, John (Hon.) – Inspector of Post Offices for New Brunswick (1868-86) – Born August 4, 1816 in Brodick, Arran, Scotland – Died September 12, at Portland, New Brunswick – He came with his parents to New Brunswick in 1832 – (Obit. 86).

McMONAGLE – Clk. of the C'y Ct., St. John (City and C'y), New Brunswick – deceased – Successor appointed on June 17, 1881 (PAPS New Brunswick 80-81).

McMONAGLE, Henry Chas. – Barrister of N.B. – Born in 1840 – Died June 12, 1881, Asholme, Hampton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

McMULLEN, Charles (Rev.) – Baptist clergyman – Died September 20, 1879, Hartland, New Brunswick aged 88 – (Obit. 79).

MEIGGS, J. – Died July 13, 1880, Frederiction, New Brunswick aged 9 – Dies from an overdose of sulphur and molasses – (JRO 80-81).

MERRITT, Charles – a well-known citizen of St. John, New Brunswick – Died February 27, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 60 – (Obit. 78).

MERRITT, Rev. Benjamin (Baptist) – Died August 22, 1882 at Hampstead, New Brunswick aged 69 – (Obit. 82).

MINCHIN,G. F. H. – Judge of Probate, York, New Brunswick – Deceased, successor appointed on April 8, 1885 – (PAPS New Brunswick 85).

MOFFATT, George – Lumber merchant – Born in 1810 at Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died May 13, 1878, Dalhousie, New Brunswick – Came to this country about 1830 – (Obit. 78).

MONTGOMERY, John – an aged ''Patriot'' – Born February 29, 1788 at Gagetown, New Brunswick – Died October 31, 1879, Barrie, Ontario – His father, Alexander Montgomery, was one of the earliest settlers in and about Toronto, Ontario, he having removed from New Brunswick to Little York, as the city was then called, about the close of the last century. – (Obit. 79).

MOORE, Dennis – Died August, 1880, York Point, New Brunswick aged 104 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

MORRIS, boy of Henry Bailey Morris – Died July 24, 1879, Portland, New Brunswick aged 12 – Drowned while bathing – (JRO 79).

MUIRHEAD, Wm. (Hon.) – Senator (1873) – Born April 4, 1819 in Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died December 29, 1884 at Chatham, New Brunswick – (Obit. 84).

MUIRHEAY, Annie Gray (Mrs.) – Died August 11, 1882 at Chatham, New Brunswick – Wife of Hon. Wm. Muirhead, Seantor; daughter of the late Mr. Alex. Gray, of Aberdeen, Scotland – (Obit. 82).

MULHERRIN, Geo. – Died September 16, 1886 off Grand Manan, New Brunswick aged 36 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MUNRO, David – Regr of Deeds and Wills. Co. Carleton, New Brunswick – Deceased, successor appointed on February 10, 1886 – (PAPS New Brunswick 86).

MURICKSON, Geo. – Died May 31, 1886 near Grand Falls, New Brunswick aged 8 – Swallows a snake – (ADS 86).

MURRAY, Joseph (Rev., R.C.) – Died November 29, 1885 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 32 – He was the son of the late Mr. Jas. Murray, of St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 85).

NAPIER, Jas. – 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).

NICHOLSON, John W. – Merchant – Born January 12, 1828 at Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland – Died December 31, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – He arrived in St. John in 1845. – (Obit. 83).

O'BRIEN, William, and his two sons – Died January 21, 1879, Milberry Creek, New Brunswick – Burned to death in a logging hut – (JRO 79).

OLIVER, Adam – ex-M.P.P. for South Oxford in the Ontario Assembly (1867-75) – Born December 23, 1824 in St. John, New Brunswick – Died October 9, 1882 at Ingersoll, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

ORR, Thos. – Born in Antrim, Ireland – Died in April, 1886 at St. Andrews, New Brunswick aged 98 – (DL 86).

PALMER, John – High Sheriff of the Co. of Quenn's N. B. – Born January 2, 1828 at Canning, New Brunswick – Died October 11, 1883 at Gagetown, New Brunswick – He was the descendant of loyalists. – (Obit. 83).

PALMER, Martha Ann (Mrs.) (née Weldon) – Died November 28, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick aged 57 – Wife of Hon. Justice Palmer, to whom she was united in marriage in 1849. Daughter of Andrew Weldon, Esq., of Dorchester, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

PAUL, Alexander T. – High Sheriff of Charlotte, New Brunswick (1865-83) – Died March 22, 1883 at St. Andrew's (New Brunswick) aged 61 – (Obit. 83).

PERKINS, Allan – Died September 30, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PERKINS, George, sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

PERLEY, Charles Strange (Lt.-Col.) – A large mill-owner – Born in 1796 in New Brunswick – Died January 18, 1879 (in Norfolk County, Ontario) – (Obit. 79).

PERLEY, Wm. Colebrooke – Barrister of New Brunswick (1855) – Died December 15, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 38 – He was a son of the late Mr. M. H. Perley, Fishery Commissioner – (Obit. 79).

PERRY, Chas. – Inmate in penitentiary – Died October 23, 1882, Dorchester, New Brunswick aged 18 – Shot and instantly killed while trying to escape – (JRO 82).

PERRY, Nathan – Died November 14, 1878, Peel, below Florenceville, New Brunswick – Burnt to death when a a passenger train is thrown off the track and the passenger car rolls down an embankment, catching fire at the same time – (JRO 78).

PHILLIPS, John – ex-M.P. – Born June 16, 1810 in Westmoreland, England – Died October 28, 1878, Dalhousie, New Brunswick – (Obit. 78).

PICKARD, John – M.P. for York, New Brunswick (1869-83) – Born in Douglas, New Brunswick – Died December 17, 1883 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was descended from a loyalist family. – (Obit. 83).

PIKE, Luke – One of the survivors of the engagement between the Shannon and the Chesapeake – Died January, 1879, Chatham, New Brunswick aged 87 – (Obit. 79).

QUINLAN, Captain and the crew (3) – Died April 15, 1881 off Quaco, New Brunswick – Died in the loss of the schooner Minnie – (JRO 80-81).

QUINN, Mary – Died February 13, 1878, Little River, New Brunswick aged 70 – Murdered by William Vaughan, executed on 22nd June 1878 – (JRO 78).

QUINN, Owen – Born in Ireland – Died February 12, 1882, Golden Grove, New Brunswick aged 103 – (DL 82).

RAINNIE : two children of J. Rainnie – Died February 4, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

RAINSFORD, Charles (Capt.) – Late H. M.'s 104th Regt. – Died April 24, 1882 at Kingsclear, New Brunswick aged 95 – (Obit. 82).

READ John Chas. Edward Crewe (Lt.-Col.) – Brigade Major 8th Dist., V.M. (1882) – Born July 26, 1823 in Cheshire, England – Died April 5, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick – He was the 3rd son of John Offley Crewe-Read, esq., of Llandinam Hall, County Montgomery, by his wife Charlotte, daughter of Sir Willoughby Lake, K.C.B. He married in 1851 in Nova Scotia, Henrietta, daughter of Hon. P. H. Clarke, M.L.C. of Cape Breton – (Obit. 84).

REERDON, a farmer with his wive and four children – Died February 11, 1878, Lewis Cove, Wickham, Queen's County, New Brunswick – Burned to death in their house – (JRO 78).

RENSHAW, Thos. – Died June 19, 1886 at Musquash River, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

RICE, Samuel Dwight (Rev.), D.D. (1867) – Senior Genl. Supdt. of the Methodist Church of Canada – Born September 11, 1815 in Houlton, Maine, U.S.A. – Died December 15, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1819, his parents removed to New Brunswick. – (Obit. 84).

RING, Zebedee – Merchant of St. John, New Brunswick Born about 1807 near Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died April, 1878, Liverpool, England – He was the descendant of old U. E. Loyalist, who proceeded from New York to New Brunswick towards the close of the American Revolution – (Obit. 78).

ROBALLE, Wm. – Died September 19, 1886 near Point Lepreaux, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ROBERTSON, Wm. – Died August 20, 1886 at Forest City, New Brunswick – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

ROBINSON, Robt. (Hon.) – Member of the Legislative Counsel of New Brunswick (1878-85) – Died in September, 1885 at St. Andrews, Quebec – (Obit. 85).

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

RYERSON, Adolphus Egerton (Rev.), D.D. (1841), LL.D. (1861) – Late Superintendent of Education of Ontario – Born March 21, 1803 in the Township of Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario – Died February 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the 4th son of the well-known loyalis, Col. Joseph Ryerson, who came to Canada from New Jersey, by way of New Brunswick in 1783. Brother of William, John and George Ryerson – (Obit. 82).

RYERSON, George (Rev.) (Catholic Apostolic) – Born March 7, 1791 near Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died December 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1802, he removed with his father (the well-known loyalist, Col. Joseph Ryerson), to Port Ryerse, Ontario. With him died the last of the older Ryerson family – (Obit. 82).

SAUNDERS, John Simcoe (Hon.), Q.C. – President of the Legislative Council of New Brunswick – Born about 1795 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died July 25, 1878 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was the only son of a U. E. loyalist, Hon. John Saunders, Chief-Justice of New Brunswick, and previoulsly a Captain in the ''Queen's Rangers,'' by Ariana Margaretta Jerkyl – (Obit. 78).

SCOVIL, Wm. (Rev.), M.A. (1834), Ph.D. (1872) – Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died February 27, 1886 at Brighton, England, where he had latterly resided, aged 70 – (Obit. 86).

SCRIBNER, Alex – 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).

SEELY, Alexander McLauchlan (Hon.) – Presdt. of the Legislative Council of N.B. (1875-82) – Born February 10, 1812 at St. John, New Brunswick – Died July 10, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick – He is the grandson of a U. E. Loyalist – (Obit. 82).

SERAT : a baby of Mrs. Serat – Died July 19, 1886 at Long Beach, Co. St. John, New Brunswick – Murdered by Richard Tufts, a boy of 5 years of age. The boy enters the house of Mrs. Serat, takes off her baby, and carrying the infant to a bridge over a brook near by, throws it into the water and watches it drown. – (JRO 86).

SHARP, Hanford – Fireman – Died August 2, 1883 in St. John, New Brunswick – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

SHINES, Robert – Dominion Government Immigration Agent – Native of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 7, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 64 – (Obit. 79).

SINNOTT, Wm. Herbert – Barrister at Law of N. B. – Died November 21, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 36 – (Obit. 79).

SMALL, Chas. – the largest man in the Province of N.B., and probably in the Dominion, weighing nearly 500 lbs – Died January 26, 1882, North Head, Grand Manan, New Brunswick aged 46 – (JRO 82).

SMITH, Albert James (Hon. Sir), K.C.M.G., Q.C. – Born in 1824 in Shediac, New Brunswick – Died June 30, 1883 at Dorchester, New Brunswick. – He was the son of the late Mr. T. E. Smith. – (Obit. 83).

STACKHOUSE, Hartley – 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).

STEAD, Matthew – Architect – Born in 1808 at Ludlow, Shropshire, England – Died October 10, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

STEEVES, John – Died April 6, 1883, Lower Covedale, New Brunswick aged 20 – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

STEPHENSON, Bertie, son of the caretaker of the Church of England Burial Ground – Died July 27, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 8 – Killed by a tombstone falling on him – (JRO 80-81).

STERLING, George Archibald – M.P.P. for Sunbury in the Nova Scotia. Assembly (1882-83) – Born October 26, 1836 at St. Mary's, New Brunswick – Died in October, 1883 at Upper Maugerville, New Brunswick – Descendant of loyalist. – (Obit. 83).

STEVENS, Edward – ex-M.P.P. – Died March 22, 1879, Harvey, New Brunswick aged 70 – (Obit. 79).

STEVENS, Jno. – Died October 13, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

STEVENSON, Andrew – Died July 1, 1881, Poquiock, New Brunswick – Crushed to death by a falling tree – (JRO 80-81).

STREET, G. D. – Judge of Probates, New Brunwick – deceased – Sussessor appointed on September 6, 1882 – (PAPS New Brunswick 82).

STREET, George Dixon, Q.C. (1865) – Judge of Probates for Charlotte, N. B. – Born October 8, 1812 at Calcutta, India – Died August 12, 1882 at St. Andrew's, New Brunswick – Came to New Brunswick in 1824 – (Obit. 82).

STURDEE, Hy. Parker – Lloyds Surveyor at St. John, N.B. – Born in 1808 in Devonshire, England – Died August 13, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

TANDY, George James – Mechanical Inspector of the Intercolonial and Canadian Pacific Railways – Born December 29, 1821 at Handsworth, near Birmingham, England – Died September 26, 1879, Moncton, New Brunswick – He came to Canada in 1862 – (Obit. 79).

TAYLOR, Lachlin (Rev.), D.D. (Methodist) – Born June 18, 1815 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died September 4, 1881, Sackville, New Brunswick – He came to Canada with his parents and settled at Lachute, Quebec. He ministered in Quebec and Ontario before retiring from active work, owing to illness in 1845. His father was an elder in the National Church of Scotland. – (Obit. 80-81).

THÉRIAULT : infant child of Bénoni Thériault of St. Bazil, New Brunswick – Died in February, 1885 – Murdered by his father who had not long been released from a lunatic asylum. The father's execution sentence is commuted for imprisonment for life – (JRO 85, see May 7, 1885).

THOMPSON (Mrs Hughes) – Died February 13, 1883 at Willow Grove, about 12 miles from St. John, N.B. – Murdered by her husband Wm. Hughes, a coloured man – It appears that Mrs. Hugues left her husband on account of alleged illtreatment, and went to reside with her mother, Mrs. Henry Thompson, at Willow Grove. Hughes follows, and endeavours to persuade his wife to return with him, and on her refusing, he seizes an axe and chops her several times about the neck and head. He his sentenced to be hanged on the 9th May, on which day the sentence is carried out in the jail yard in St. John. – (JRO 83).

THOMSON, Samuel R. Q.C., – Born about 1824 in New Brunswick – Died November 19, 1880 in London, England – Of Irish descent, he was the son of Rev. S. Thomson, Rector of St. Stephen, N.B. – (Obit. 80-81).

THORNE, Edward L. – Chairman of the Bd. of Customs' Appraisers, St. John, New Brunswick – Died January 23, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 74 – (Obit. 82).

THURGAR, John Vennor – Retired merchant – Born in 1797 in Yorkshire, England – Died March 1, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick where he had carried on business for 57 years. – (Obit. 80-81).

TINDER, D. B., sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

TODD, Freeman H. – Merchant and banker – Born in 1809 in North Yarmouth, Maine, U.S.A. – Died in September, 1885 at St. Stephen, New Brunswick – When quite young he came with the other members of the large famiy to which he belong to St. Stephen, New Brunswick, where he lived during the remainder of his life. Since the death of his brother, the Hon. Wm. Todd, he has been President of the St. Stephen Bank. – (Obit. 85).

TROOP, Jacob V. – ex-M.P.P., shipbuilder, born in Nova Scotia – Born in 1808 at Upper Granville, Nova Scotia – Died October 2, 1881 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

VAIL, Edwin Arnold (Hon.) – M.D., a member of the Govt. of New Brunswick – Born August 19, 1817 at Sussex, New Brunswick – Died in August, 1885 at Sussex, New Brunswick – (Obit. 85).

VAIL, Mary Eliza (Mrs.) (née Williams) – Born in Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Died October 19, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 84 – Relict of John C. Vail, Esq.. She was a daughter of the late Com. Genl. Williams, and a sister of Genl. Sir W. F. Williams of Kars, G.C.B. – (Obit. 80-81).

VAUGHAN, William – Died June 22, 1878 in St. John, New Brunswick – Executed for the murder of Mary Quinn on 13th February last – (JRO 78).

WADDELL, John, M. D. – Late Physician and Superintendent of the New Brunswick Lunatic Asylum – Died in 1878 – He was the son of the late Rev. John Waddell, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Truro, by a daughter of the well-known Jotham Blanchard, M.P.P. – (Obit. 78).

WALLACE, Robert – Died February, 1880, Waterford, New Brunswick aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

WALSH, daughter of Richard – Died July 13, 1880, Spurr's Cove, New Brunswick aged 3 – Poisons herself by eating a flower called Blue Rocket – (JRO 80-81).

WALSH, Rev. Thomas Francis – R. C. Clergyman – Died April 12, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

WARD, Thomas E. – Died September 9, 1878, New River, St. Andrew's, New Brunswick – Murdered by Thomas E. Ward who was executed on January 15, 1879. Ward's wife, Eliza, was also found guilty of the murder but was subsequently pardoned and released – (JRO 79).

WARD, Thomas Edward – a farmer – Died September 9, 1878 (in New Brunswick) – Murdered by Thomas Dowd who is convicted at St. Andrews, New Brunswick on November 18th, 1878 and sentenced to be executed on 14th January next. The wife of the victim, Eliza Ward, is also convicted but is later reprieved and ultimately pardoned – (JRO 78).

WATSON, Robert – Cashier of St. Stephens (N.B.) Bank – Born May 18, 1802 at St. Stephen, New Brunswick, of Scotch descent – Died September 5, 1880, St. Stephen, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

WATT, Janie (Miss) – Died December 13, 1879, Douglastown, New Brunswick – Breaks through the ice while skating and is drowned – She was the daugher of Mr. C.C. Watt, of Newcastle, N.B. – (JRO 79).

WEBSTER, Henry B. – A barrister of Nova Scotia – Died January 3, 1879, Moncton, New Brunswick aged 67 – (Obit. 79).

WELDON – Judge Supreme Court of New Brunswick – Deceased, successor appointed on March 17, 1885 – (PAPS Dominion 85).

WELDON, John Wesley (Hon.) – Puisné Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick (1865-85) – Born June 11, 1805 in New Brunswick – Died February 11, 1885 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was of English descent, his grandfather having emigrate from England in 1764. He was twice married, fistly to the daughter of the late Hon. Justice Upham, and some years after her demise, to Susan, the eldest daughter of the late Hon. Jusstice Halibruton, of Nova Scotia (''Sam Slick''). Mr. C. W. Weldon, Q.C., M.P., is a son by the first marriage. – (Addenda 85, see p. 447).

WELDON, Martha Ann (Mrs. Palmer) – Died November 28, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick aged 57 – Wife of Hon. Justice Palmer, to whom she was united in marriage in 1849. Daughter of Andrew Weldon, Esq., of Dorchester, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

WETMORE, Chas. P. – For 52 years clerk of the N.B. Assembly – Died November 30, 1883 at Fredericton, New Brunswick aged 85 – He was a son of Hon. Thos. Wetmore – (Obit. 83).

WILLIAMS, Mary Eliza (Mrs. Vail) – Born in Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Died October 19, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 84 – Relict of John C. Vail, Esq.. She was a daughter of the late Com. Genl. Williams, and a sister of Genl. Sir W. F. Williams of Kars, G.C.B. – (Obit. 80-81).

WILLIAMS, Thomas, sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

WILLISTON, Mary (Miss) – Died December 13, 1879, Douglastown, New Brunswick – Breaks through the ice while skating and is drowned – She was the daughter of Hon. Edward Williston, Judge of the County Court, Northumberland, N.B. – (JRO 79).

WILMOT, Lemuel Allen (Hon.), D.C.L. – Late Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of New Brunswick – Born in 1809 in Sunbury, New Brunswick – Died May 20, 1878 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was a son of the late Wm. Wilmot, Esq., of Sunbury, N.B., by Hannah, daughter of Daniel Bliss, Esq.; and a grandson of Major Lemuel Wilmot, formerly of the Loyal American Regiment, who settled in New Brunswick at the close of the American revolutionary war, and married Elizabeth, sister of the Hon. Samuel Street, of Niagara. On his mother's side he was descended from Col. Murray, a well-known loyalist. Mr. Wilmot married, first, the daughter of Rev. J. Balloch, and after her death, the daughter of the late Hon. Wm. A. Black, M.L.C., of Halifax – (Obit. 78).

WOOD, Abraham (Rev.) – Retired clergyman of the Church of England – Died January 26, 1879, Indiantown, New Brunswick aged 88 – (Obit. 79).

WOODMAN, Edward Septimus (Rev., Church of Eng.) – Born in 1829 at Marlborough, Wiltshire, England – Died March 13, 1880 at Westfield, New Brunswick – (Obit. 80-81).

WOODWARD, Isaac – ex-M.P.P. – Died August 25, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 84 – (Obit. 79).

WRIGHT, John – Retired public officer – Died July, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 83 – (Obit. 79).

WRIGHT, William – Ship-builder and owner, lived in New Brunswick – Born February 18, 1810 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died February 17, 1878, Liverpool, England – Died from the effects of the extraction of an affected eye – His father was English ; his mother Scotch. He came to St. John (New Brunswick) in boyhood with his father, Mr. George Wright, and other members of his family. Later, a younger brother, named Richard, came out – (Obit. 78).



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