Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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ILES, Andrew – Train conductor – Died November 12, 1879, Aylmer, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 79).

INCE, Percy – Died February 18, 1884 at London, Ontario – Killed by an explosion of gunpowder in Hobbs, Osborne, & Hobbs' hardware store. – (JRO 84).

INGERSOLL, Beverley (Mr.), of Woodstock, Ontario – Died February 23, 1885 – Dies from the effects of injuries received at a toboggan slide – (JRO 85).

INGERSOLL, Jas – Regr. Deeds, Oxford, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on August 21, 1886 – (PAPS Ontario 86).

INGERSOLL, Jas. – Registrar of Oxford, Ontario (1834-86) – Born September 10, 1801 at Ingersoll, Ontario – Died August 9, 1886 at Ingersoll, Ontario – He is said to have been the first white child born in the Co. Oxford. His eldest brother, Charles, was a lieutenant of dragoons in the war of 1812, and was afterwards, for several years, a member of the old U. C. Assembly. His elder sister, Mrs. Laura Secord, is well known in history by her remarkable achievement in connection with the British success at the Beaver Dam during the war of 1812. Ingersoll, Ontario was named after his father, Mr. Thos. Ingersoll, who was its founder. – (Obit. 86).

INGLIS, Chars. Leycester (Rev.), M.A. (1845) – Rector of Stamford, Ontario – Native of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Died November 2, 1885 at Niagara Falls, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

INGLIS, Walter (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1815 in Scotland – Died October 18, 1884 at Ayr, Ontario – He emigrated to South Africa in 1842, later returned to Britain, and came out to Canada in 1855. – (Obit. 84).

INNES, C. – Deck hand on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

INNES, Elspret Fordyce (Mrs.) – Relict of the late Mr. Alex Innes, and mother of James Innes, Esq., M.P. – Native of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died November 26, 1884 at Guelph, Ontario aged 82. – (Obit. 84).

IRVING, Margaret (Mrs. Snetsinger) – Died September 3, 1879, Moulinette, Ontario – Wife of Mr. John G. Snetsinger, late M.P.P. – (Obit. 79).

IVORY, James – Employee of the Gas Company – Died August 2, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – Killed when a wall of a building destroyed by fire fell on him – (JRO 79).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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