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CAFFREY, Mitchell – Died April 16, 1883, Thorold, Ontario aged 17 – Accidentally shot by Edward McIntosh – (ADS 83).

CAHILL, John – Died September 7, 1883, Port Dalhousie, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CALDWELL, R. – Died August 9, 1883, St. Williams, Ontario – Boiler explosion – (ADS 83).

CALHOUN (Mrs.) – Died December 5, 1886 near St. Mary's, Ontario – Falls into an open cattle-guard – (ADS 86).

CALL (Mrs.) – Died November 4, 1882, Midland, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CALL, Malcolm – Died March 6, 1886 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CALPHIS, Dina (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born at Danville, Kentucky – Died September 27, 1883 at London, Ontario aged 115 – (DL 83).

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

CALVIN, Dileno Dexter – M.P.P. for Frontenac in Ontario Assembly – Born May 16, 1798 at Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died May 18, 1884 at Garden Island, Ontario – He was the son of Sandford J. Calvin, a lawyer by profession, who died when his son was very young. He became naturalized in Canada in 1845 or shortly before. – (Obit. 84).

CAMERON, Alan – Clerk of the Process, Osgoode Hall, Toronto – Died July 9, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a son of the late Angus Cameron, Esq., of the Royal Canadian Rifles, and brother of the late Hon. John Hillyard Cameron, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 78).

CAMERON, Angus (Lt.-Col.) – An old soldier – Born in 1797 in Scotland – Died May 2, 1880, Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

CAMERON, Chas. Innes (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Canada Presbyterian Church – Born in 1837 at Kilmallie, near Fort William, Scotland – Died March 3, 1879, New Edingurgh, Ontario – He came to Canada in his youth – (Obit. 79).

CAMERON, James (Rev.) – Moderator of the Presbyterian Synod of Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario – Born in Petly, Inverness, Scotland – Died August 13, 1883 at Chatsworth, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

CAMERON, Jas (Mr.) – Agent for Mr. J. R. Booth, Ottawa – Died December 20, 1882, Pembroke, Ontario – Killed in the burning of Copeland House – (JRO 82).

CAMERON, William – Journalist – Born in 1846 in Markham, Ontario – Died January 18, 1884 in London, Ontario – He was a younger brother of Mr. Jno. Cameron, of the Toronto Globe. – (Obit. 84).

CAMPBELL, a woman – Died March 11, 1879, Protestant Orphans' Home, London, Ontario, aged 105 – (JRO 79).

CAMPBELL, Alex – Died June 22, 1882, Lucknow, Ontario – Bursting of a boiler in a mill – (ADS 82).

CAMPBELL, Alfred (Lieut.-Col.) – Late commanding the 15th Batt. Light Infantry, V. Militia – Born May 29, 1826 in Montreal, Quebec – Died May 21, 1885 at Belleville, Ontario – He was a younger brother of Hon. Sir Alex. Campbell, K.C.M.G., and of Mr. C. J. Campbell, Asst. Receiver Genl. at Toronto. – (Obit. 85).

CAMPBELL, Archibald S. – Died August 3, 1886 at Ottawa, Ontario – Accid'ly killed by the explosion of a revolver – (ADS 86).

CAMPBELL, D. F. – Registrar of Deeds for Peel, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on January 19, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

CAMPBELL, David (Major) – Late 63rd Foot – Born in 1784 in Scotland – Died July 21, 1881, Cobourg, Ontario – He was a son of Capt. Campbell, of the 52nd Light Infantry, and a brother of Col. Robt. Campbell, the ''hero of St. Sebastian.'' His adopted daughter is the wife of Lieut. Col. J. Vance Graveley, Mayor of Cobourg. – (Obit. 80-81).

CAMPBELL, Donald Frederick – Registrar for Peel, Ontario (1864) – Died May 3, 1883 at Brampton, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

CAMPBELL, Duncan – M.D. – Born in 1811 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 5, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CAMPBELL, Jos. – Died November 9, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario, aged 55 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CAMPBELL, Jos. – Died September 10, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario aged 55 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CAMPBELL, Lorne Colin – M.D. (1872) – Died January 4, 1885 at Port Arthur, Ontario aged 34 – He was a son of the late Dr. Duncan Campbell, of Toronto – (Obit. 85).

CAMPBELL, Matthew – Died May 21, 1886 near Port Huron, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CAMPBELL, Wm. – Brakeman - Died January 21, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – Ry. accid't – (ADS 83).

CAMPBELL, Wm. C., of Toronto, Ontario – Died August 6, 1884 at Point Rock, Texas, U.S.A. – Shot dead by a herdsman named McAllister, whith whom he had a dispute about payment of extra wages. – (JRO 84).

CANAILLY, Thomas – Died July 4, 1880, near Cobourg, Ontario aged 16 – Becoming intoxicated, went to sleep on the Grand Trunk Railway track and was killed by a freight train – (JRO 80-81).

CANN, Wm. – Died April 27, 1884 in Georgian Bay between Midland and Present Island – Drowned when a yacht is upset during a squall – (JRO 84).

CAPREOL, Fredk. Chase – Businessman – Born June 10, 1803 at Bishop Stoffard, Herefordshire, England – Died October 12, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, where he had resided since 1833. He first came to Canada in 1829 – (Obit. 86).

CAREY, Mr. R. D. – Law student – Died June 5, 1878, Goderich, Ontario – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 78).

CARLING, William – Senior member of the brewing firm Carling & Co. – Born within a few miles of the city of London, Ontario, at the Carling homestead, on the Sarnia Road – Died March 1, 1879, London, Ontario aged 57 – He was the eldest son of Mr. Thomas Carling, and a brother of Messrs John and Isaac Carling – (Obit. 79).

CARLISLE, Henry – Mayor of St. Catharines, Ont. (1879-1881) – Born May 9, 1820 in Whitby, Yorkshire, England – Died December 13, 1882 at St. Catharines, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

CARMAN, Annie – Died January 23, 1882, near Amherstburg, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CARMICHAEL, A. – Died September 15, 1883, Bowmanville, Ontario – Crushed by lumber – (ADS 83).

CARON, François – Police Magistrate at Windsor, Ontario – Died March 4, 1878, Windsor, Ontario aged 58 – (Obit. 78).

CARON, François – Police Magistrate for the Town of Windsor (Ontario) – deceased – Successor appointed on November 16, 1878 – (PAPS Ontario 78).

CARON, Jos. – Died November 9, 1886 on Gore Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CARR, Alex. – Died November 15, 1886 at Thornton, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CARRALL, Robert William Weir (Hon.), M. D. – Senator – Born in 1839 at Carrall's Grove, near Woodstock, Ontario – Died September 19, 1879 at Carrall's Grove, Ontario – Died from ulceration of the stomach – He was the son of the late Mr. James Carrall, who was for twenty years Sheriff of County of Oxford, Ontario, and grandson of John Carrall, A United Empire Loyalist, who removed to Upper Canada some time during the revolution that secured the independence of the Old Thirteen Colonies. He married Mrs. Gordon, a daughter of the late Sheriff Macdonald, of Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CARRIER, Benj., an Indian – Died June 7, 1880, Brantford, Ontario – Hanged for the murder of his wife Nancy – (JRO 80-81).

CARRIER, Mrs. Nancy – Died April 15, 1880, Onondaga, Ontario – Murdered by her husband Benj. Carrier – (JRO 80-81).

CARROLL, James – M.D. (1852) – Died October 31, 1885 at Norwichville, Ontario aged 56 – (Obit. 85).

CARROLL, John (Rev.), D.D. (Methodist) – Born in 1809 on an island of the Bay of Fundy – Died December 13, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – Came when a child with his parents to Toronto. – (Obit. 84).

CARSON, John – Died July 12, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CARSON, Jos. – Died October 12, 1886 at Port Arthur, Ontario – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

CARSON, Mrs. J. T. – Died September 11, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

CARSWELL, William – Died February 16, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Crushed to death by a street car – (ADS 82).

CARTER, J. – Died April 2, 1883, London, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CARTER, Wm (Mr.) – Died June 19, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – Commits suicide by taking a dose of Paris green – (JRO 85).

CARTER. Stephen – Steward on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

CARTHEW, Arthur (Colonel) – Late a Lieutenant in H. M's 64 Regt. of Foot – Died October 4, 1878, Russell House, Orillia, Ontario aged 80 – Came to Canada in 1822 or shortly after – (Obit. 78).

CARTHEW, Edward – Collector of Customs at Guelph, Ont. – Died April 8, 1879, Guelph, Ontario aged 71 – (Obit. 79).

CASE, N. - Died February 13, 1886 at St. George, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

CASEY, John – Died May 13, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 3 – Burnt to death – (JRO 79).

CASEY, Richard – Died May 13, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 6 – Burnt to death – (JRO 79).

CASHEN, Patrick – Died July 4, 1880, near Cobourg, Ontario aged 14 – Becoming intoxicated, went to sleep on the Grand Trunk Railway track and was killed by a freight train – (JRO 80-81).

CASSAR, Geo. L. H. – Died June 28, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CAULFIELD, St. George, LL.D. (Rev., Ch. of Eng.) – Canon of the Cathedral, London, Ont., an Rural Dean of Essex – Born September 1823 at Kilmanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland – Died 17 September 1882 at Windsor, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1848 – (Obit. 82).

CAVENDISH, Henry – Died March 7, 1886, Dunnville, Ontario – Suicide with Paris Green. – (ADS 86).

CAWTHRA, Mary (Mrs. Mulock) – Died December 29, 1882 at Los Angeles, California – Relict of the late Dr. Thomas H. Mulock, in his life-time of Bond Head, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late John Cawthra, Esq., M.P.P. for Simcoe, in the U.C. Assembly. – (Obit. 83).

CHAPMAN, C. S. (Mr. and Mrs.) – Clerk in the Dept. of the Interior – Died October 30, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – Found in bed suffocated to death, whith his wife lying insensible beside him. It is supposed they were overcome by the fumes of gas, generated by a coal stove. – (JRO 85).

CHAPMAN, Eliza – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 25 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

CHAPMAN, R. J. (Dr.) – Late Treasurer of the County of Prince Edward, Ontario – Born in 1803 in New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died in July, 1885 at Picton, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

CHARBONNEAU, Michael – Died March 7, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by poison – (ADS 86).

CHATTELIN, Leon – Canadian Voyageur who accompanied Nile Expedition for the relief of General Gordon, Ottawa Division – Died during the expedition in 1884 or 1885 – (Appendix 3, 1884)

CHATTERON, Richard Dover – Late clerk of the Co. Court of Northumberland and Durham, Ontario – Died August 4, 1885 at Cobourg, Ontario, aged 85 – (Obit. 85).

CHECKLEY W. F. (Rev.), M.A. – Clergyman of the Church of England, curate of St. Paul's, Toronto – Born in 1825 in the West Indies of Irish parents – Died January 3, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – Brother of the Rev. Francis Checkley – (Obit. 79).

CHECKLEY, Mark – Died January 20, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

CHESLEY, Solomon Yeomans – ex-M.P. for Cornwall in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1796 in Rensselaer County, New York – Died November 5, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

CHEYNE, George (Rev.), M.A, – Ritired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church in Canada – Born July 15, 1802 at Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died April 1, 1878 (in Ontario) – He came to Canada in 1831 (Obit. 78).

CHISHOLM, D., of Parry Sound (Ontario) – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

CHRISTIAN, Thos. Robert – Bank manager – Born in 1827 in Sligo, Ireland – Died May 12, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CHRISTIE, Hon. David – Senator – Born in 1818 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died December 15, 1880, The Plains, Paris, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833 – (Obit. 80-81).

CHRISTIE, Wm. and wife (newly married), of Collingwood (Ontario) – Passengers – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

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

CHRISTOPHER, Thos. – Died November 21, 1883, Holland Landing, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CHRYSLER, J. P. – Registrar of Deeds, Dundas, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on May 14, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

CHRYSLER, John Pliny – ex-M.P. for Dundas in the Can. Assembly – Born February 26, 1801 on Chrysler's Farm, Ontario – Died April 7, 1881, Morrisburg, Ontario – He was a son of Col. J. Chrysler, a U. E. loyalist, who represented Dundas in Parlt. for 16 years. – (Obit. 80-81).

CLAPHAM – Died November 20, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CLARK – Died February 6, 1883, Kenyon, Ontario – Fireman, railway accident – (ADS 83).

CLARK, C. – Died August 7, 1886 near Port Union, Ontario aged 25 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

CLARK, Mary (Miss) – Died August 26, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CLARK, Riley (Mrs.) – Died June 20, 1883, Warkwoth, Ontario – Accidental poisoning – (ADS 83).

CLARK, Thomas – Late Warden of Carleton, Ontario – Native of Cessford, Roxburgshire, Scotland – Died December 28, 1885 at Woodruff Farm, near Ottawa, Ontario aged 59 – He came to Canada with his parents in 1841 – (Obit. 85).

CLARK, W. (Mr.), of Port Dalhousie, Ontario – Died August 18, 1885 near lock 3 of the Welland Canal – Drowned by the buggy in which he was driving running over the embankment into the canal. – (JRO 85).

CLARK, Wm. (Rev.), B.A., Ph.D. – Rector of Christ Church (ch. of Eng.), Belleville, Ontario – Born in 1843 at Inverness, Scotland – Died October 16, 1883 at Belleville, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

CLARKE, Judson – Died December 27, 1882, Blenheim, Ontario – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

CLAY, Wm. (Lt.-Col.) – Born in 1810 in Ireland – Died June 19, 1885 at Norval, Ontario where he had resided for 50 years – (Obit. 85).

CLEGG, Maggie – Died April 15, 1886 near Brussels, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CLEMENS, Isaac – ex-M.P.P for South Waterloo in Ont. Assembly (1867-75) – Born in 1815 in Waterloo, Ontario – Died September 24, 1880, near Preston, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

CLEMENT, Edwin (Rev., Methodist) – Born in 1819 in England – Died April 4, 1885 at Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

CLEMENT, Lewis – Militia officer – Born in 1787 – Died March 30, 1879, near St. Catharines, Ontario – He was the son of a U. E. loyalist – (Obit. 79).

CLIFF, a train hand – Died August 28, 1881, near Lancaster, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 80-81).

CLIFF, G. – Died August 2, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario – Drowning accident. – (ADS 86).

CLIFFORD, C. – Died July 20, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Suicide by cutting his throat – (ADS 83).

CLINTON, Wm., of Cincinati, Ohio, U.S.A. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

CLUXTON, Mrs. – Died October 31, 1879 at Peterboro', Ontario – Accidentally slips on the sidewalk on leaving Dr. Ormond's house, falling heavily, her head striking the ground. Death is almost instanteous – She was the wife of Mr. W. Cluxton, ex-M.P. – (JRO 79).

COCHRAN, George Ramsay – Advocate – Born in 1834 – Died July 25, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a son of the late Hon. A. W. Cochran, Q.C. of Quebec – (Obit. 78).

COCHRAN, John – Died January 3, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

COCHRANE, fireman – Died July 7, 1883, near Beamsville, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

COCKBURN, James (Hon.), Q.C. (1863) – Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (1867-74) – Born February 13, 1819 at Berwick-on-Tweed, England – Died August 14, 1883 in Ottawa, Ontario – Came to Canada early in life. – (Obit. 83).

CODE, Edward – A G. T. R. brakeman – Died June 22, 1885 in London, Ontario – Caught in a frog and before being able to extricate his foot, is run over by a passing train and killed. – (JRO 85).

COFFIN, William Foster (Lieutenant-Colonel) – Commissioner of Ordnance and Admiralty Land for the Dominion – Born November 5, 1808 at Bath, England – Died January 28, 1878, Aux Ecluses, Ottawa, Ontario – He accompanied his father, a Major in the army, to Quebec in 1813. He returned to England in 1815. He returned to Canada in 1830. In a paper, read by him in 1872, he says : 'My grandfather, my father and two uncles were all present at Quebec during the siege.' He was married at Boston to one of the two daughters of Deputy Commissary General Clarke, who was nearly related to the late Lord Lyndhurst. The other daughter became the wife of the Honorable Charles Richard Ogden, at one time Attorney-General of Lower Canada. – (Obit. 78).

COLCLOUGH, W. H. – Died in May, 1878, Trenton, Ontario – Leaves a widow and three children. The widow sued the Union Mutual Life Insurance Company for her proportion of two policies on the life of her husband. The Company resisted payment on the ground that deceased had committed suicide, poisoning himself. After some deliberation the jury returned a verdict that deceased had taken the poison accidentally and that the Company was liable for the amount of the insurance – (JRO 79, see p. 202-203 ) – (See also Coulclough, W. H.).

COLE, A. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 7y 6m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

COLE, Edmund Hearle (Rev.) – Incumbent of All Saints' (Anglican) Church, Whitby, Ontario – Died May 16, 1878, Whitby, Ontario – The body was conveyed to Cobourg for interment – (Obit. 78).

COLEMAN, C. L. – County Atty. and Clk. of the Peace of Hastings, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on May 17, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

COLEMAN, Chas. Lester – Clerk of the Peace and County Crown Attorney for Hastings, Ontario – Died April 23, 1884 at Belleville, Ontario aged 63. – (Obit. 84).

COLEMAN, Rev. William – Superannuated clergyman of the Methodist Church – Died May 30, 1879, Scarboro', Ontario aged 71 – (Obit. 79).

COLEMAN, Thos. – Died December 28, 1882, Whitby, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

COLGATE, Miss. – Died September 25, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

COLL, M. D. – Died March 6, 1886 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

COLLES, Sir Wm., Kt. – Died September 26, 1880, Blyth, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

COLLINGS, John – Navvy – Died July 26, 1884 at Jackfish Bay, on the north shore of Lake Superior – Murdered by John Ryan, a fellow navvy. He his tracked to Toronto, but there trace of him is lost. – (JRO 84).

COLLINS, William – Died January 3, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

COLTER, Saml. (Mrs.) – Died in December, 1886 in Downie, Ontario aged 104 – (DL 86).

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

CONNEL, Dugald, a miser living at St. Thomas, Ontario – Died December 11, 1886 – He occupied meanly furnished apartments and lived on the plainest of food, frequently going for 24 hours without eating to save the expense of a meal. He leaves considerable property, bequeathing $6000 to his brother, Duncan, an inmate of the Elgin House of Industry. – (JRO 86).

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).

CONNON, C. W. – M.D., LL.D., educationalist – Born April 9, 1815 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died April 19, 1883 in Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

CONNOR, Eliza (Mrs.) – Died October 18, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 78 – Relict of the late Hon. Skeffington Connor, LL.D., a Puisne Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Upper Canada. She was a member of the family of Hume of Humewood, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, whose grandfather, uncle and cousin german successively from 1784 represented Wicklow in the English House of Commons, and a niece of the last Lord Hartland. – (Obit. 83).

CONNORS, Patrick – Died July 6, 1883 at Peterboro', Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

CONSTANCE, Mrs. – Died July 10, 1883, London West, Ontario – Drowned in the sudden rise of the river Thames caused by heavy rains. – (JRO 83).

CONWAY – Died January 12, 1886 at Renfrew, Ontario – Stabbed in a quarrel – (ADS 86).

CONWAY, Johnnie – Died August 28, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

CONWAY, Robt. – Died February 10, 1886 at Harrington, Ontario aged 37 – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

COOK (Mrs.) – Died January 2, 1883 at Little Rideau, Ontario – Murdered by Frederick Mann who pleaded guilty September 17, 1883 and was executed October 12, 1883. Mann also killed Mrs. Cook's husband R. W. Cook, their daughter Emma Cook, and their son George Cook. – (JRO 83).

COOK, Emma – Died January 2, 1883 at Little Rideau, Ontario aged about 30 – Murdered by Frederick Mann who pleaded guilty September 17, 1883 and was executed October 12, 1883. Mann also killed her parents, Mr. & Mrs. R. W. Cook, and her brother, George Cook – (JRO 83).

COOK, Ephraim – M.D., ex-M.P.P. for South Oxford in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1797 at Hadley, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Died December 28, 1881, Norwich, Ontario – He settled in Norwich in 1831. – (Obit. 80-81).

COOK, Geo., of Toronto – Died July 27, 1884 in Lake Huron off Whitefish Point, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 84).

COOK, George – Died January 2, 1883 at Little Rideau, Ontario aged about 30 – Murdered by Frederick Mann who pleaded guilty September 17, 1883 and was executed October 12, 1883. Mann also killed his parents, Mr. & Mrs. R. W. Cook, and his sister, Emma Cook – (JRO 83).

COOK, John – Died September 13, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Choked to death while eating – (ADS 82).

COOK, R. W. (Mr.) – Farmer – Died January 2, 1883 at Little Rideau, Ontario – Murdered by Frederick Mann who pleaded guilty September 17, 1883 and was executed October 12, 1883. Mann also killed Mr. Cook's wife, their daughter Emma Cook, and their son George Cook. – (JRO 83).

COOK, Thomas, of the township of Mulmur, Ontario – Died June 20, 1879 – Murdered by Chester Monroe who was jealous of Cook's attentions to his wife. Monroe is placed on trial September 26, 1879. He his sentenced to be hung. The sentence is subsequently commuted to imprisonment for 7 years – (JRO 79).

COOPER (Miss) – Died July 26, 1882, Schomberg, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

COOPER, Alexander (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died September 29, 1886 in South Buxton, Ontario, aged 104 – (DL 86).

COOPER, Fannie D. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 19 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

COPELAND, W. – Died November 20, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario – Killed by explosion of boiler – (ADS 86).

COPP, Anthony – Died May 7, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – Falls from a building – (ADS 86).

CORBETT, Augustus Patrick Myers (Surgeon Major) – M.D., late Surgeon P.C.O. Rifle Brigade – Died March 25, 1880 at Gosport, England – He was the eldest son of the late Sheriff Corbett, of Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

CORBY, Henry – ex-M.P.P for East Hastings in the Ont. Assembly – Born at Hanwell, England – Died October 25, 1881, Belleville, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81, see p. 402).

CORDICK (Mrs.) – Died July 11, 1883, Marmora, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

CORNISH, Ellen G. – Milliner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 19 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

CORNISH, Francis Evans – M.P.P. – Born February 1, 1831 in London, Ontario – Died November 28, 1878 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – He was a son of Dr. Wm. King Cornish, who came to Canada in 1819 – (Obit. 78).

CORNWALL, Mrs. – Died April 25, 1883, Byron, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

CORSON, Rev. Robert – Died October 8, 1878, Brantford, Ontario aged 87 – (Obit. 78).

COSGRAVE, P. – Brewer – Born in 1814 in Wexford, Ireland – Died September 6, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1850. His business is still carried on by his sons. – (Obit. 80-81).

COSTELLO, John – Died December 11, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

COTÉ, Joseph Olivier – N. P. (1841), Clerk of the Queen's Privy Council of Canada (1880-1882) – Born April 7, 1820 in Quebec City – Died April 24, 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

COUGHLIN, Edward – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 9 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

COULAN, Ann (Miss) – Represented to have been the first lady in Canada to nominate a candidate on the hustings – Died September 20, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

COULCLOUGH, W. H. (Mr.) – Agent of the Grand Trunk Railway at Trenton – Died May 21, 1878, Trenton (Ontario) – Commits suicide by swallowing a quantity of vitriol solution taken out of the telegraph battery in his office – (JRO 78) – (See also Colclough, W. H. : a jury later returned a verdic that he had taken the poison accidentally).

COUSINS, Edward – Died January 13, 1879 in Ontario – Cut his throat on hearing of the death of his lover Miss. Walker of Ailsa Craig of Ontario – (JRO 79).

COUSINS, Mary E. – Died August 17, 1883, Chatham, Ontario aged 17 – Suicide by poison – (ADS 83).

COUTTS, Alexander – ex-M.P.P for West Kent in Ont. Assembly (1875-79) – Born April 17, 1824 at Tullich, near Balmoral Castle, Scotland – Died August 14, 1881, Tilbury, Ontario – Died from the effects of a kick from a horse – (Obit. 80-81).

COUTTS, David (Rev.) - Retired minister of the Presbyterian Church – Died March 6, 1884 at Brampton, Ontario, aged 82 – (Obit. 84).

COWICK – Died June 7, 1883, Bell's Corner, Ontario aged 60 – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

COWLEY, Austin – Died January 25, 1883, Salem, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 83).

COX, Richard – Died August 11, 1886 at Rockland Mills, Ontario – Crushed by a pile of lumber – (ADS 86).

CRADDOCK, May – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 18 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

CRAINE (Mrs.) – Died April 30, 1886 at Niagara Falls, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

CRANE, Walter – Died September 5, 1883 on Lake Huron beetween Goderich, Ontario to Cove Island, Ontario – Drowned when the schooner yacht Explorer founders – Son of Albert Crane of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

CRAWFORD, Caroline (Mrs.) (nee Sherwood) – Died April 6, 1879, Brockville, Ontario aged 79 – Relict of the late Hon. George Crawford, Senator. She was a daughter of the late Adiel Sherwool, Esq., Sheriff of the District of Johnstown, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CRAWFORD, James (Lieutenant Colonel) – a Volunteer Officer – Born in 1816 in the County of Cavan, Ireland – Died November 22, 1878, Brockville, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Hon. Senator Crawford, by his first wife Miss Brown, and consequently a brother of the late Lieutenant Governor Crawford of Toronto. He came to this country with his father, when about five years of age. Both his father and his brother John sat in Parliament at the same time he did. He married a neice of the late Lady Castlemaine, of Moydrum Castle, Westmeath, Ireland – (Obit. 78).

CRAWFORD, John – Postmaster of Brockville, Ont. – Died November 6, 1882, Brockville, Ontario, aged 82 – He was a brother of the late Hon. Geo. Crawford, Senator – (Obit. 82).

CRAWFORD, T. – Died July 26, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Starved to death – (ADS 82).

CREASOR, David Anderson – Barrister of Ontario (1860), Mayor of Owen Sound, Ontario – Born September 11, 1838 in Vespra, Simcoe, Ontario – Died December 28, 1884 at Owen Sound, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

CREIGHTON, Ann (Mrs. McKay) – Native of Perth, Scotland – Died August 21, 1879, Rockliffe, New Edinburgh, Ontario aged 85 – Relict of the late Hon. Thos. McKay, M.L.C., of Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, whom she married in 1813. She came to Canada with her husband in 1817. One of her sons, Lieut. Chas. McKay, H. M.'s 97th Foot, died in India, of small-pox.– (Obit. 79).

CREIGHTON, John – Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary (1871) – Born in 1817 near Clandeboye, County Down, Ireland – Died January 31, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

CREZOR, Chas. – Died September 24, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

CRIDDIFORD, Ed. – A workman – Died October 26, 1881, Kingston, Ontario aged 17 – Killed by falling from a scaffolding – (JRO 80-81).

CRINNON, Peter Francis (Re. Revd.) – R.C. Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario – Born 1817 in Louth, Ireland – Died November 25, 1882 at Jacksonville, Florida, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health – Came to Canada in 1850 – (Obit. 82).

CROMBIE, Ernestu M. A., M.A. – Barrister of Ontario (1858); Bencher of the Law Society of U.C. (1879) – Born December 17, 1832 in Montreal, Quebec – Died August 5, 1883 at Toronto, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Marcus C. Crombie, Principal of Toronto Grammar School. – (Obit. 83).

CROMPTON, Thos. (Rev., Meth.) – Born in 1817 at Bury, Lancashire, England – Died April 24, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1854. – (Obit. 86).

CRONAU, Silvester – Died June 7, 1883, Chatham, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CROOKS, Adam (Hon.), LL.D. (1863), Q.C. (1863) – Born December 11, 1827 at West Flamboro', Ontario – Died December 28, 1885 at Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Hon. Jas. Crooks, M.L.C. – (Obit. 85).

CROTHERS, Alex. – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

CROW, Alex. – Died October 15, 1886, Tp. of Arran, Ontario – Killed by a colt.. – (ADS 86).

CRUMLEY, Jas. – Died August 30, 1882, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Falls over a precipice – (ADS 82).

CRYSLER, Chas. Blaker – Inspector of Weights and Measures at Kingston, Ontario – Born December 15, 1810 – Died at Kingston, Ontario February 6, 1886 – He was a son of Col. Jon. Crysler, M.P.P., upon whose farm, near Morrisburg, Ontario, the battle of Chrysler's farm was fought between the American and British forces during the war of 1812. – (Obit. 86).

CUMBERLAND, Fred. Wm. (Lieut. Col.), C.E. – Managing Director of the Northern Railway Company of Canada – Born April 10, 1821 in London, England – Died August 5, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in September, 1847. A memorial of Col. C., consisting of a bronze bust executed under commission from the Northern Railway employees, was unveiled at Allandale, Ontario, in December, 1881. – (Obit. 80-81).

CUMBERLIDGE, Geo. – Died October 11, 1883, London, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

CUMMINGS, Alexander (Hon.) – Consular agent for the United States at Ottawa – Born in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – Died July 15, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CUNNINGHAM, Hugh – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

CUNNINGHAM, Robt. – Farmer – Died April 21, 1883 at Kingston, Ontario aged 60 – Accidentally shoot in the head on April 20, 1883, by Edward Moysten, a saloon keeper, who was trying to kill a cat. – (JRO 83).

CURR, Saml. – Laborer – Died May 27, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – Found lying in a pool of blood on Edward St. – Hattie Jaffray, owner of a house of ill-fame, and a man named John Falvey are arrested and tried, and a verdict of ''Not Guilty'' is returned. – (JRO 84).

CURRAN, John – Labourer – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario, aged 50 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

CURRAN, W. – Died May 17, 1883, Hagarsville, Ontario – Brakeman, Ry. accid't – (ADS 83).

CURRIE, Clara (Mrs.) (née Wilkes) – Died September 24, 1886 at Bailunda, West Central Africa – Wife of Rev. W. T. Currie, a Missionary from the Can. Corngregational Churches. She was a daughter of Mr. Jas. Wilkes, City Treasurer, Brantford, Ontario, and accompanied her husband to Africa in the spring of 1886. – (Obit. 86).

CURRIE, Peter – Died August 10, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

CURRIER, Joseph Merrill – Post master of Ottawa (1882) – Born in 1820 in North Troy, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died April 22, 1884 in New York, U.S.A. – Died on his return from the West Indies. Removing to Canada at the age of 17, he was first employed in his cousin's lumber mill at Templeton, Quebec. In 1863, he was returned to represent the city of Ottawa, Ontario in the Canadian Parlt. – (Obit. 84).

CUSHING, Lemuel – M.D., D.C.L., ex-M.P. – Born in 1842 at Chatham, Quebec – Died March 1, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He wrote a history of the Cushing family (1877). – (Obit. 80-81).

CUTLER, Wm. – Died April 12, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Killed by a horse – (ADS 86).



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