Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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HALBISON, J. – Died September 24, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HALES, Nettie E. – Died August 17, 1886 at Gananoque, Ontario – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

HALL – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 1 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

HALL, George – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 29 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HALL, J. W. – Local Master for Wellington of Supreme Ct. of Judicature for Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on March 8, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

HALL, James – C.E., P.L.S., ex-M.P. for Peterborough in the Can. Assembly (1848-51, and for East Peterborough in the House of Commons (1874-78) – Born April 1806 in Clackmannanshire, Scotland – Died October 11, 1882 at Peterboro', Ontario – Came to Canada in 1820 with his father, who settled in Lanark, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

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

HALL, Sydney – Died June 14, 1883, Galt, Ontario aged 19 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HALL, Thos. – Died November 14, 1883, Tweed, Ontario – Exposure – (ADS 83).

HALL, Vice Admiral Robert, C.B., – Navel Secy. To the Admiralty – Born July 5, 1817 at Kingston, Ontario – Died June 11, 1882 in London, England – (Obit. 82).

HALLEN, Rev. George, B.A. (Ch. of Eng.) – Born in 1794 in England – Died September 3, 1882 in Penetanguishene, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1835 – (Obit. 82).

HALPINE, Wm. Henry (Rev.), M.A. – Late Classical and Mathematical Professor in Huron College, London, Ontario – Born at Oldcastle, Meath, Ireland – Died October 6, 1878, London, Ontario – Died of paralysis – He was a brother of ''Miles O'Reilly'' the well known American humourist – (Obit. 78, see p. 353).

HALSTEIN, Wm. – Died January 8, 1886 at Eganville, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

HAMEL, Peter – Died November 4, 1886 at Chatham, Ontario aged 65 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

HAMILTON, David – Died June 11, 1884 in Orillia, Ontario – Shot dead in a house of ill-fame by Peter Cosse, who calls himself ''Doctor Cosse'', and claims to be a private detective, and is attempting to arrest Hamilton on a charge of burglary. – (JRO 84).

HAMILTON, Jno. – Died August 16, 1886 at Orr Lake, Ontario – Drowned while fishing. – (ADS 86).

HAMILTON, Jno. – Died March 1, 1886 at Perth, Ontario – Suffocation – (ADS 86).

HAMILTON, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867-82) – Born 1801 at Queenston, Ontario – Died October 10, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario – He was the son of a Scottish gentleman who settled at Kingston towards the close of the last century – (Obit. 82).

HAMILTON, Thos. – Born in Scotland – Died November 14, 1886 in Harrisburg, Ontario, aged 97 – (DL 86).

HAMILTON, W., of Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario – Died November 12, 1884 returning in a skiff from Cape Vincent – Drowned – (JRO 84).

HAMILTON, Wm. (Rev., Presb.), D.D. - Died February 18, 1807 at Garvagh, Derry, Ireland – Died April 13, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Coming to Canada, he served for a short time at Picton, Ontario, but, in 1848, owing to continual ill-health he removed to the U.S.A. and became pastor successively in Michigan, Ohio and New York. About six years ago, he came to Toronto, where his son Mr. J. C. Hamilton, barrister, resides. – (Obit. 86).

HAMMOCK, Sam. – Died May 28, 1882, Walkerville, Ontario – Caught in machinery – (ADS 82).

HANBURY, Miss, of Owen Sound (Ontario) – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

HANBURY, Thos. and wife, from Owen Sound – Died May 18, 1882 off Shoal Point, 4 miles from Manitowaning, Lake Huron – Lost in the wreck of the steam-ship Manitoulin – (JRO 82).

HANCOCK, James – Blacksmith – Died August 2, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – Instantly killed by the a derrick on which he was working – (JRO 79).

HANDY (HARDY?), H. (Mrs.), matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 30 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HANEY, F. – Died November 19, 1886 at Dunville, Ontario aged 34 – Mill accident. – (ADS 86).

HANEY, Henry Ryan – M.D., M.P.P. – Born in 1835 – Died November 17, 1878, Fenwich, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

HANIFEE, Jno. – Died February 27, 1886 at Morisburg, Ontario – Suffocation – (ADS 86).

HANLAN – Died July 18, 1883, Deux Rivieres, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

HANNA, W. – Died January 11, 1883, Belleville, Ontario aged 17 – Brakesman, fell between cars – (ADS 83).

HARDY, H. A. – County Crown Attorney, Norfolk, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on September 19, 1880 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

HARDY, Hy. Alex. – Clerck of the Peace and County Attorney, Norfolk, Ontario – Born in 1811 in County Brant, Ontario – Died September 9, 1880, Simcoe, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

HARDY, Nellie – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 3 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

HARE, Robert B., Ph.D. – Professor of Chemistry at the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, Ontario – Born in 1845 in Nepean, near Ottawa, Ontario – Died September 22, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

HARKIN, Wm., M.D. – M.P.P. for Prescott and Russell in the Ont. Assembly – Born in 1831 at West Hawkesbury, Ontario – Died January 11, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – Died attending to his Legislative duties – (Obit. 80-81).

HARKLEY, Thos. – Died November 3, 1883, Midland, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HARKNESS, Thomas Francis – Officiating Collector, East Indian Civil Service – Born in 1843 on St. Helen's Island, opposite Montreal, Quebec – Died October 18, 1879, Mozaffangar, East Indies – His father, Mr. Joseph Harkness, was killed at the Desjardins Bridge disaster on 12th March, 1856; and the widow and children moved from Niagara (Ontario), where thay had been living, to Kingston (Ontario). He visited Canada in 1875, when he was married to a daughter of Rev. Canon Innes, of London, Ontario, to whom he had been attached before leaving home – (Obit. 79).

HARNEY, Gahel – Died March 9, 1881, near Branchton, Ontario – Buried alive in a sandpit. He dies before being relieved – (JRO 80-81).

HARPER, David, hostler – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 47 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

HARRINGTON, George – Died November 20, 1879, Cookstown, Ontario – Takes a drink of murlatic acid in mistake for whiskey and dies – (JRO 79).

HARRINGTON, Thomas Douglsa – Late Deputy Receiver-General of Canada (1858-78) – Born June 7, 1808 at Windsor, England – Died January 13, 1882 at Prescott, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1832. He was accorded a Masonic funeral, his remains being interred in the old Blue Church Burial ground at Augusta, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

HARRIS (Mrs.) – A deaf woman – Died November 1, 1879, near Paris, Ontario – Knocked down by a locomotive and instantly killed on the track of the Great Western Railway – (JRO 79).

HARRIS, Ed. – Died October 13, 1883, Windsor, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HARRIS, Jas. Beveridge (Capt.) – Late Capt. In H. M.'s 24th Regt. (1828) – Died September 5, 1884 at his residence, Benares, Credit, Ontario, aged 88 – (Obit. 84).

HARRIS, Joseph Hemington (Rev.), D.D. – Late Principal of Upper Canada College, Toronto – Died June 29, 1881 in England aged 81 – He came to Canada in 1829 and returned to England in 1837. – (Obit. 80-81).

HARRIS, Samuel (Rev., C. of E.) – Born in 1799 in Suffolk, England – Died November 2, 1884 at Simcoe, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1839. – (Obit. 84).

HARRISON, Frank – Died April 2, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suffocated by gas. – (ADS 86).

HARRISON, Harry – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 8y 6m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HARRISON, Robert Alexander – Chief Justice of Ontario – Funeral November 1, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario, died aged 45 years, 2 months, 29 days – (JRO 78).

HARRISON, Robert Alexander, (Hon.) D.C.L. – Chief Justice of Ontario – Born August 3, 1833 in Montreal, Quebec – Died November 1, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 45 years, 2 months, 29 days – He was the eldest son of the late Richard Harrison, Esq., formerly of Skegarvey, County Monaghan, Ireland, by Frances Butler, of Newtownbulter, Fermanagh, Ireland – (Obit. 78).

HART, Wm. – Died October 23, 1882, Essex Centre, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

HARTMAN, M. – Died September 13, 1882, Port Lambton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HARTZ, Angele – Died August 1, 1885 at Pembroke, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 85).

HARVEY, Alex – A prominent merchant – Born in 1827 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died March 7, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario where he had long resided. – (Obit. 86).

HASLEY, Willoughby – Died July 26, 1882, Brockville, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

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

HATTON, D. G. – Police Magistrate, Peterborough, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on November 25, 1882 – (PAPS Ontario 82).

HAULTAIN, Frederick William (Lt.-Col.) – Registrar of Peterborough (1873) – Born November 7, 1821 at Brussels, Belgium – Died December 9, 1882 at Peterboro', Ontario – The son of the Late Maj.-Genl. Francis Hautain, of the British Army. He came to Canada in 1860 – (Obit. 82).

HAULTAIN, W. – Registrar of Deeds for Peterborough, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on January 19, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

HAWKINS, Rev. Charles W., B.A. – Methodist Clergyman – Died April 13, 1879, Beamsville, Ontario aged 32 – (Obit. 79).

HAWKINS, Thos, M.R.C.S. (Eng.) – Born August 1807 in London, England – Died January 16, 1886 at Port Stanley, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1834. – (Obit. 86).

HAY, A. – Died October 1, 1886 at Mildmay, Ontario aged 21 – Falls into a threshing machine – (ADS 86).

HAY, John – Died March 5, 1883, Galt, Ontario aged 52 – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 83).

HAY, John – School teacher – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 23 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HAYES, Michael – Clerk of the Peace and County Crown Attorney for the County of Perth, Ontario – Died June 19, 1879, Stratford, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

HAYMAN, Charles W. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 2 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HAYMAN, Henry – Bricklayer – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 37 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HAYMAN, Mary Jane, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 37 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HAZARD, Mrs – Died April 18, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Suffocated by gas – (ADS 82).

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

HAZLEWOOD, Samuel, C.E. – District Engineer on the Canada Pacific Railway – Born in 1822 in Newtonbarry, Wexford, Ireland – Died January 11, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1851 – (Obit. 78).

HEALE, Mr. – Died September 5, 1883 on Lake Huron beetween Goderich, Ontario to Cove Island, Ontario – Drowned when the schooner yacht Explorer founders. – (JRO 83).

HEALY, Mike – Died December 28, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Throws himself over Dufferin Bridge – (ADS 82).

HEARNS, Wm. – Died April 8, 1886, Napanee, Ontario aged 90 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

HEATHERINGTON, Alexander, F.G.S. – Died March 8, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – Supposed to have been of Russian origin. Resided in Nova Scotia for some years – (Obit. 78).

HEATHLEY, Thos. – Died August 6, 1883, Guelph, Ontario – Crushed by a caving bank – (ADS 83).

HEATON, Stewart – Died April 25, 1883, Trenton, Ontario – Sawmill accident – (ADS 83).

HEAVENER, Wm., of Rama (Ontario) – Passenger, lumberer or shanty-man going to the woods – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

HEBDEN, Miss Ada, of Hamilton, Ontario – Died December 25, 1880, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A – Commits suicide by shooting herself whilst on a visit to her brother – (JRO 80-81).

HECTOR, Geo, Forbes, R.N. – Died June 1, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a son of Mr. John Hector, Q.C., of Toronto. – (Obit. 84).

HEFTERSON – Died September 10, 1886 near Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

HELLMUTH (Mrs.) (née Evans) – Died May 21, 1884 at Birkenhead, England – Wife of the Rev. Dr. Hellmuth, late Bishop of Huron (Ontario). She was a daughter of the late Genl. Thos. Evans, C.B. – (Obit. 84).

HENDERSON, Thos. – Died June 4, 1883, Galt, Ontario aged 3 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HENDERSON, William – Died March 12, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 14 – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

HENEY, Bower, from Ottawa, Ontario – Private in the Princess Louise Dragoon Guards – Died July 12, 1879, Ottawa River aged 24 – Drowned – Last resting place at Beechwood Cemetery – (JRO 79).

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

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

HENSHAW – Died August 22, 1883, near Ottawa, Ontario – Struck by lightning – (ADS 83).

HENSON, Josiah – Pastor; an escaped slave, who became the original of the character of ''Uncle Tom'' – Born June 15, 1789 at Port Tobacco, Maryland, U.S.A. – Died May 18, 1883 at Dresden, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

HENWOOD, Edwin – M.D. (1845) – Died November 1, 1882 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

HERBERT, St. Leger Algernon, C.M.G. – Born in 1850 at Kingston, Ontario – Died January 19, 1885 near Gubat, Soudan – Killed in action, serving as war correspondent – He was the eldest son of the late Com. F. C. Herbert, R. N. – (Obit. 85).

HERDEN, John (Rev.), M.A. – Rector of the Church of the Ascension, and Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Hamilton, Ontario – Born in 1826 in Dublin, Ireland – Died February 2, 1878 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

HERON, Gilbert – Retired merchant, one of the firm of Dickson, Logan & Co., Toronto, Ontario – Born in 1816 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 27, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland – (Obit. 83).

HERON, Mary Ann – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 20 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

HERSHEY, Mr., Warden of Welland – Died September 30, 1882, Fort Erie, Ontario – Killed when a dummy car on the International Bridge plunges into the river – (JRO 82).

HETHERINGTON, Wm. – 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).

HEYSEL, Jno. – Died October 14, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree. – (ADS 86).

HEYWARD, James – Died April 22, 1886 at Wallaceburg, Ontario – Mill accident. – (ADS 86).

HICKS, Jos. – Died October 11, 1886 at North Gower, Ontario – Shoots himself acciden'tly. – (ADS 86).

HIGGINS, Jesse – Died May 30, 1884 in the township of Rama, about 12 miles from Orillia, Ontario – Beaten by Edward Steele who is arrested, tried, and found ''not guilty''. – (JRO 84).

HILL, Capt. R. and 12 of the crew – Died November 24, 1880 off Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron, Ontario – Lost in the founder of the steamer Simcoe – (JRO 80-81).

HILL, T. – Porter on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

HILLIARD, Geo. – Born Tralee, Ireland – Died April 28, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario aged 110 – (DL 82).

HIMSWORTH, Wm. Alfred – Clerck of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada – Born August 28, 1820 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Died January 7, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

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

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

HOBBS, Wm. A. – Died January 3, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 27 – Stabbed – (ADS 86).

HOBSON, Robt. – Sheriff of Welland, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on September 10, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

HOBSON, Robt. – Sheriff of Welland, Ontario (1856) – Born in 1805 at Appleby, England – Died August 16, 1881, Welland, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1818 – (Obit. 80-81).

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

HODDER, Edward Mulberry – M.D., F.R.C.S (Eng.) – Born December 10, 1810 at Sandgate, Kent, England – Died February 20, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the son of Capt. Hodder, R. N. He came to Canada around 1838. He was married to a daughter of Captain Tench, H. M. 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers. Besides his widow, he leaves a large family of sons and daughters to mourn his loss – (Obit. 78).

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

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

HOLDEN, James – Managing Director of the Whitby, Port Perry and Lindsay Railway – Born February 29, 1829 (sic) at Stouffville, Ontario – Died October 24, 1881, Dominion City, Manitoba – (Obit. 80-81).

HOLDEN, John Rose, Barrister at Law – Died February 25, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

HOLDEN, Thos. – Police Magistrate at Belleville, Ontario – Died June 28, 1884 at Belleville, Ontario aged 44 – (Obit. 84).

HOLDEN, Thos. – Police Magistrate for Belleville, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on July 19, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

HOLIDAY, George – Died September 8, 1882, Inwood, Ontario – Sawmill accident – (ADS 82).

HOLLER, Conrad – Died September 26, 1885 at Ethel, Ontario – While driving a load of lumber, falls backwards off the load, dislocating his neck, and causing his death in thirty minutes. – (JRO 85).

HOLMAN : a child – Died July 10, 1883 in or around London, Ontario – Drowned in the sudden rise of the river Thames caused by heavy rains. – (JRO 83).

HOLMAN, Miss Julia – Actress and singer – Died August 17, 1879, London, Ontario – She had a sister – (Obit. 79).

HOLMES, Clara – Died August 22, 1883, Port Carling, Ontario aged 15 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HOLMES, John – P.L.S., ex-M.P.P. – Born in 1828 in Newtownforbes, Longford, Ireland – Died about September 24, 1879, Christ-Church, New Zealand – Came to Canada with his parents in 1846, and settled in Huntley, Ontario. He had recently gone to New Zealand to take possession of a large estate to which he had fallen heir – (Obit. 79).

HOLT, Wm. – Died October 28, 1882, Barrie, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HOLTON, Ezra W. – Merchant – Born September 7, 1810 in Vermont, U.S.A. – Died June 27, 1879, Belleville, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

HOLTON, George C. – Collector of Inland Revenue at Belleville, Ontario – Died November, 1878, Belleville, Ontario aged 36 – (Obit. 78).

HOLTON, Luther Hamilton (Hon.) – M.P., Canadian statesman – Born in October, 1817 in South Leeds, Ontario – Died March 14, 1889 in Ottawa, Ontario – Funeral in Montreal, Quebec. Died suddenly while he was in Ottawa attending to his Parliamentary duties – Early in life went to Montreal, where he lived with his uncle, a Mr. Gilbert, lumber merchant. In 1839 he married Eliza, daughter of Mr. Wm. Forbes of Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

HONSBERGER, Jno. – Died April 13, 1886 near Beamsville, Ontario aged 70 – Railway accident – (ADS 86).

HOOKER, Alfred – One of the early pioneers in the forwarding trade between Montreal and the Upper Lakes – Born August 18, 1799 in Meriden, Connecticut – Died August 29, 1880, Prescott, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

HOOPER, Rev. William (Bible Christian) – Died March 1, 1882 at Exeter, Ontario – He entered the ministry in 1840, in England, and, in 1845, was sent as a missionary to America. He had been Presdt. of the B.C. Conference on several occasions – (Obit. 82).

HOOVER, James H. – Died May 19, 1883, Aylmer, Ontario – Explosion of a soda water machine – (ADS 83).

HOPE, Adam (Hon.) – Senator (1877-82) – Born January 8, 1813 at West Fenton, Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland – Died August 7, 1882 at Hamilton (Ontario) – He came to Canada in 1834 – (Obit. 82).

HOPKINS, Caleb – ex-M.P.O. for Halton in the U. C. Assembly and in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1787 in New Jersey, U.S.A. – Died October 8, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1798 with his father who was a loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

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

HOPKINS, Wm. – Died April 2, 1883, Belleville, Ontario – Brakesman, Ry. acc'dt – (ADS 83).

HOPKINS, Wm. (Mr.) – Died October 28, 1885 at Peterboro', Ontario – Killed by being thrown out of his buggy while driving – (JRO 85).

HORNE, Charles – Died July 17, 1883, Windsor, Ontario aged 12 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

HORNE, T., of Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario – Died November 12, 1884 returning in a skiff from Cape Vincent – Drowned – (JRO 84).

HORRIGAN, P. – Died October 15, 1883, Port Hope, Ontario – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 83).

HORTON, Wm. – Died May 20, 1879, Fenelon Falls, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 79).

HORWAY, John – Died May 2, 1882, London, Ontario aged 6 – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

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

HOUGH – Working man – Died February 10, 1882, near Madoc, Ontario – Died as a result of an exposion of a demijohn of coal oil, setting a residence on fire – (JRO 82).

HOWARD, Gunner (B Batt) – Died August 2, 1882, Pittsburg, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HOWARD, Isaac Brock (Rev., Meth., retired) – Died January 31, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

HOWE, Michael Callanan , M.A., LL.D. (1859) – Born in Tipperary, Ireland – Died August 3, 1884 at Sidney, New South Wales – He came to Canada (Ontario) in 1851 and proceeded to Australia in 1866. – (Obit. 84).

HOWE, Thos. – Died October 29, 1883, Windsor, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

HOWELL, James (Rev.) – Late Secy. of the Can. Congregational Indian Missionary Society – Born in 1809 in Hampshire, England – Died November 5, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to America in 1854, and subsequently removed to Canada. – (Obit. 80-81).

HOWELL, Thomas – Died June 17, 1882, Belleville (Ontario) – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HOWICH, J. – Died July 28, 1882, Blind River (Ontario?) – Bursting of a pulley – (ADS 82).

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

HOWIE, James (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1814 in Kilmarnock, Scotland – Died in November, 1884 at Comber, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1864. – (Obit. 84).

HOWIE, Maggie – Died March 28, 1882, Napanee, Ontario aged 17 – Murdered with an axe by Michael Lee on her refusing to marry him. His death sentence is commuted for imprisonment for life, on the ground of insanity – (JRO 82).

HOWLAND, Susannah Julia (Lady) – Born May 4, 1830 – Died February 21, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Wife of the Hon. Sir W. P. Howland, K.C.M.C., C.B., formerly Lieut.-Governor of Ontario, to whom she was united, as his second wife, 1866. Her first husband was Mr. Hunt, of the Military Store Dept. – (Obit. 86).

HUE, J. B. – Died August 11, 1886 at Norwich, Ontario – Waggon accident. – (ADS 86).

HUGILL, Emily – Died July 30, 1879 at Brockville, Ontario aged 18 – Accidentally drowned while out bathing – Daughter of the late Rev. Joseph Hugill, of the Methodist Communion – (JRO 79).

HUGILL, Sophia – Died July 30, 1879 at Brockville, Ontario aged 12 – Accidentally drowned while out bathing – Daughter of the late Rev. Joseph Hugill, of the Methodist Communion – (JRO 79).

HUGUES, Arthur Henry – Surgeon Major, of the Indian Medical Dept. – Born in 1847 in Toronto, Ontario – Died April 24, 1882 at Bombay, India – (Obit. 82).

HUGUES, Josias Chas. – Indian agent at Metlakahtla, British Columbia – Born May 5, 1843 at Omemee, Ontario – Died November 8, 1886 at New Westminster, British Columbia – He went to B.C. in 1862. – (Obit. 86).

HUME, Catherine (Mrs. Blake) – Died February 3, 1886 at London, Ontario – Died the result of an accident – Widow of the late Hon. Wm. Hume Blake, formerly Chancellor of Upper Canada, and mother of the Hon. Edward Blake, Q.C., M.P. She was a grand-daughter of Wm. Hume, Esq. of Humewood, M.P. for Wicklow in the British House of Commons. – (Obit. 86).

HUNTER, Mrs. – Died August, 1881, Markham, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

HUNTON, Wm. Arthur – Died December 10, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario aged 23 – Accidentally shoots himself in his mother's house while cleaning a shot gun, one barrel of which is loaded – (JRO 79).

HURD, Wm. – Teamster – Died December 8, 1885 at Seaton Village, Ontario – Buried in an avalanche of frozen earth and sand while loadin his waggon at a sand pit. – (JRO 85).

HUSBAND, Willie – Died April 4, 1883, Port Rowan, Ontario aged 7 – Killed by a log rolling on him – (ADS 83).

HUSTON, S. – Died March 13, 1882, Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Cuts his throat – (ADS 82).

HUTCHINSON, a man – Died November 28, 1879, Saurin, near Elmvale, Ontario – killed by the bursting of a circular saw in Cooper's shimble mill – (JRO 79).

HUTCHINSON, James (Rev.) – Superannuated clergyman of the Church of England, diocese of Huron, Ontario – Died April, 1878 – (Obit. 78).

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

HYMAN, Ellis Walton – Merchant – Died April 12, 1878, London, Ontario aged 63 – He came to Canada in 1834 from Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was twice married – first, to Miss Brown, of Ingersoll; second to the daughter of the late W. Niles Esq., M.P.P. – (Obit. 78).



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