Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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KAUFFMAN, C. – Died November 16, 1882, Tavistock, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

KAVANAGH, D. – Died October 16, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – Run over by a waggon. – (ADS 86).

KAVANAGH, Michael – For many years keeper of the restaurant in the House of Commons, Ottawa – Died April 14, 1884 – Thrown from a waggon while returning from market. – (JRO 84).

KEEFER, Augustus – Commissioner of Dominion Police (1880-85) – Born October 21, 1819 at Thorold, Ontario – Died October 31, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – He was a son of George Keefer, a U. E. Loyalist, who with a brother walked to Thorold, Ontario in 1790, and a brother of Messrs. Samuel & T. C. Keefer, civil engineers, and of George Keefer (see below) – (Obit. 85).

KEEFER, George – An old citizen – Born February 25, 1799 at Thorold, Ontario – Died November 18, 1885 at Thorold, Ontario – He was the eldest son of George Keefer, a U. E. Loyalist, who with a brother walked to Thorold, Ontario in 1790, and a brother of Messrs. Samuel & T. C. Keefer, civil engineers, and of Augustus Keefer (see above). He was father of Mr. Geo. A. Keefer, C.E., of Victoria, B.C. – (Obit. 85).

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

KEEFER, Peter – Clk. 3rd D. C, Waterloo, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 6, 1886 – (PAPS Ontario 86).

KEELER – Clk 10th D. C. Leeds and Grenville, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 23, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

KEELER, Joseph – M.P. for East Northumberland, Ont., in the House of Commons – Born May 24, 1824 at Colborne, Ontario – Died January 21, 1881, Ottawa, Ontario – Died in attendance on his Parliamentary duties – Of English descent, his family, for two generations, were Canadians. – (Obit. 80-81).

KEEN, John, a boy – Died August 26, 1880, Thornbury, Ontario – Drowned after jumping overboard the tug George Maythorn which is on fire – (JRO 80-81).

KEIGHLEY, R. B. – Died September 3, 1883, London, Ontario – Suicide, cuts his throat – (ADS 83).

KEISH – Died September 6, 1882, Sharbot Lake, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

KEITH, Catherine – Died March 1, 1881, Esquesting, Ontario aged 18 – Caught in a snowdrift while proceeding to her father's house and is frozen to death – (JRO 80-81).

KELLY (Mrs.) – Died October 11, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Elevator accident.. – (ADS 86).

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

KELLY, John – Died November 24, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

KELLY, Richard – Died September 4, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

KELLY, Robert – Died June 11, 1883, Pikeville, Ontario aged 9 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

KEMP, Alex. Ferrie (Rev., Presbyterian), M.A. (1863), LL.D. (1871) – Born June 22, 1822 in Greenock, Scotland – Died May 3, 1884 in Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

KEMPF, John – Died June 8, 1883, Berlin, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

KEMPT, G. – Sheriff of Victoria (Ontario) – Deceased, successor appointed on May 9, 1885 – (PAPS Ontario 85).

KEMPT, George – Sheriff of the Co. of Victoria, Ontario (1872) – Born July 8, 1821 at Cromarty, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died March 9, 1885 at Lindsay, Ontario – He came to Canada with his parents early in life. – (Obit. 85).

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

KENNEDY, Andrew (Rev.) (Presbyterian) – Born August 12, 1789 at Leadhills, Lancashire, England – Died May 19, 1882 at London, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1847 – (Obit. 82).

KENNEDY, David – The well known Scottish vocalist – Born April 7, 1825 at Perth, Scotland – Died October 13, 1886 at Stratford, Ontario – Died while on a thour through Western Canada. – (Obit. 86).

KENNEDY, Gertrude (Miss.), of Toronto – Died August 18, 1885 near lock 3 of the Welland Canal – Drowned by the buggy in which she was driving running over the embankment into the canal. – (JRO 85).

KENNEDY, John – An old soldier who had served under Wellington in the Peninsula – Died December 6, 1885 at Chatham, Ontario, aged 100 – (DL 85).

KENNEDY, John – Died August 21, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Struck by the whell of an engine – (ADS 82).

KENNEDY, John – Died December 28, 1883, Rawdon, Ontario – Suicide by poison – (ADS 83).

KENNEDY, Joseph – An experienced lake and river navigator – Died January 8, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

KENNEDY, M. – Died September 30, 1883, Kingston, Ontario aged 10 – Thrown from a waggon – (ADS 83).

KENNEDY, T. W. T., of Thorndale – Student at the Collegiate Institute, St. Catharines, Ontario – Died September 10, 1884 in the Welland Canal, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned when the row-boat he is in is run down and sunk by the steamer Lindy. – (JRO 84).

KENNEDY, Wm. Nassau (Lieut.-Col.) – Commanding 90th Winnipeg Rifles – Born April 27, 1839 at Darlington, Ontario – Died May 3, 1885 in London, England, returning to Canada from Egypt – Died of small-pox – His remains were accorded the hounours of a military funeral. The Queen bestowed a pension of £50 per annum on the widow, and an allowance of £12 per annum to each of the children of the deceased officer – He went to Winnipeg in 1870. – (Obit. 85).

KENWICK, Wilfred – Died October 20, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 18 – Found lying dead in the Queen's Park with a gunshot wound behind the ear, his gun by his side, and his watch gone – (JRO 84).

KENYON, Thos. – Died July 25, 1886 at Chatham, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

KEOUGH, Rev. Jabez B. – Wesleyan Clergyman – Died December 26, 1879, Vankleek Hill, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

KER, Adam – Born in 1809 in Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland – Died September 2, 1879, Galt, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1832 – (Obit. 79).

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

KERNAN (Mr.), of Guelph, Ontario – Died November 4, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. – Murdered in an election row, just after the close of the polls in the Presidential election. – (JRO 84).

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

KERR, James M. – Died July 2, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

KERR, Mr. and family, of Limehouse, Ontario – Passengers – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

KERR, W. – an old soldier – Died November 6, 1878, Elora, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

KESSLER, Mrs. – Died June 20, 1883, Campbelford, Ontario – Fall from a buggy – (ADS 83).

KIDD, Jas. P. – Died March 27, 1886 at Peterboro, Ontario – Struck by a stone – (ADS 86).

KIELINSKI, M. – Died October 2, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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

KING – a workman – Died May 31, 1879, Lindsay, Ontario – Killed by the explosion of a boiler in Thurston's saw mill – (JRO 79).

KING (Mrs.) – Died November 9, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Falls down stairs – (ADS 86).

KING, Chas. – Fireman – Died April 4, 1884, three miles from Wales, Ontario – Railway accident. – (JRO 84).

KING, James – Died December 7, 1882, Tecumseth, Ontario – Frozen to death – (ADS 82).

KING, Jas. – Born Lanarkshire, Scotland – Died June 19, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario aged 104 – (DL 82).

KING, John, LL.D. – Died July 31, 1878, Baillieboro, Ontario aged 64 – (Obit. 78).

KING, Richard S. – M.D. (1845) – Born in 1817 at MacMine Castle, Wexford, Ireland – Died August 6, 1885 at Port Robinson, Ontario – He was buried with military honours. – (Obit. 85).

KING, Walter, of Toronto, Ontario – Died April 18, 1884 at sea – Killed as a result of the collision of the steamer State of Florida with the barque Ponema – (JRO 84).

KING, Wm. – Died February 25, 1883, Marmora, Ontario – Powder explosion – (ADS 83).

KINGSMILL, George Roden – Journalist – Born in 1841 in Toronto, Ontario – Died December 24, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

KINGSTON, George Templeman – Late Supdt. of the Dominion Meteorological Service, Toronto (1871-80) – Born in 1817 near Oporto, Portugal – Died January 21, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a brother of Mr. W. H. G. Kingston, the well-known author. – (Obit. 86).

KIRCHHOFFER, Nesbitt, Q. C. – Born in 1813 in the parish of Clondrodute, County Cork, Ireland – Died April 26, 1879, Port Hope, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1835 – (Obit. 79).

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

KIRKPATRICK, Alexander Sutton – Clerk of the Peace and County Crown Attorney for Frontenac, Ont. (1868-82) – Born in 1835 at Kingston, Ontario – Died March 31, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario – He was called to the Bar in 1857, and practised, for some years, in partnership with his father, the late Mr. Thos. Kirkpatrick, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 82).

KIRKPATRICK, Francis W. (Rev.), M.A. (1860) – Incumbent of St. James' Anglican church, Kingston, Ontario – Born October 5, 1839 – Died January 1, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – He was the son of the late Mr. Thos. Kirkpatrick, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 85).

KIRKPATRICK, Jas. Stafford – Barrister (1873) – Died May 3, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario aged 38 – He was the youngest son of the late Thos. Kirkpatrick, Esq., Q.C. – (Obit. 85).

KITTO, Robt. – Died July 21, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

KITTSON, W. H. – Late Collector of Customs at Hamilton, Ontario – Born in 1808 at Sorel (Quebec) – Died May 2, 1882 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

KLEISER, Mr. Jno.- December 1, 1883, Berlin, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

KLERENCHENCH, Ed. – Died October 15, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – Suicide by shooting. – (ADS 86).

KNAPMAN, John – Died November 11, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Fall from a building – (ADS 83).

KNIGHT, David – Died October 26, 1883, Yarmouth Centre, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

KNOX,Thomas – Died April 29, 1880 or some days after, township of Holland, Ontario aged 86 – Found dead, his wife Hannah and her paramour, a coloured man named Douglas, are tried for murder and found not guilty – (JRO 80-81).

KREUZER, John – Died July 26, 1882, Berlin, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).



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