Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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MACAR, John – Barrister, W.S. – Born in 1813 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 20, 1882 at Goderich, Ontario – Came to Canada about 1843 – (Obit. 82).

MACAULAY (Lady) (née Gamble) – Died July 17, 1883 at Sparkford Hall, Somerset, England, aged 80 – Relict of Hon. Sir James Buchanan Macaulay, C.B., formerly Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in Upper Canada – She was the daughter of Dr. John Gamble. – (Obit. 83).

MACDONALD – Judge Co. Court of Welland, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on January 13, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

MACDONALD – Judge Co. Court of Wellington, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 23, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

MACDONALD, Alex. – Died November 11, 1883, Guelph, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MACDONALD, Archibald – Late County Judge of Wellington, Ontario – Born in 1823 near Cobourg, Ontario – Died April 5, 1881, Guelph, Ontario – Son of the late Capt. Archd. Macdonald, 35th Foot. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACDONALD, Hy. Sandfield – Barrister (1872) – Born in June, 1848 at Cornwall, Ontario – Died April 24, 1886 at Cornwall, Ontario – Died suddenly – His remains were taken to Montreal, Quebec for interment. He was the eldest son of the late Hon. J. Sanfield Macdonald, formerly Premier of the Province of Canada, and first Premier of Ontario. He married in 1878, Florence, daughter of Alex. Molson, Esq., of Montreal. – (Obit. 86).

MACDONALD, John (Capt.) – Retired officer – Died December 15, 1883 in London, Ontario, aged 71 – (Obit. 83).

MACDONALD, Rolland, Q.C. – Judge of the County Court of Welland, Ontario – Born March 17, 1810 near Fort William, N.W.T. – Died December 9, 1881, Welland, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

MacDONELL, Donald Aeneas (Lt.-Col.) – Late Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary – Born in 1794 – Died March 11, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – He was descended from an ancient Scottish family. His grandfather served for some years in the Spanish Army, and subsequently emigrated to America, where he settled on the banks of the Susquehanna. During the American revolution he was a staunch Loyalist, and at its close he came with the U. E. Loyalists to Upper Canada and settled in the Township of Cornwall. His son Miles, father of the subject, was selected by the Earl of Selkirk to take charge of his colony at Red River, and was the first Governor of the Settlement. – (Obit. 79).

MacGREGOR, Patrick, M.A. – Barrister – Born in 1816 in Perthshire, Scotland – Died January 25, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to Canada for the first time in 1833 – (Obit. 82).

MacINNES, Mary Amelia (Mrs.) (nee Robinson) – Died March 16, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – She was the second daughter of the late Sir John B. Robinson, Bart., Chief Justice of Upper Canada, and was married to Mr. Donald MacInnes, the well known manufacturer and merchant of Hamilton, in 1863. – (Obit. 79)

MACK, Theophilus – M.D. (1843) – Born in 1820 in Dublin, Ireland – Died October 25, 1881, St. Catharines, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1829. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKAY, Jno. Gordon – A prominent merchant of Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1836 at Helmsdale, Scotland – Died April 3, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – He frist arrived at Woodstock in 1857. – (Obit. 86).

MACKELCAN, John – M.D. (1827) – Died April 15, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario, aged 82 – He was the father of F. Mackelcan, Esq., Q.C. – (Obit. 86).

MACKENZIE, F – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

MACKENZIE, H. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

MACKENZIE, Kenneth (Hon.), Q.C. – Judge of County Court of Ontario (1877-83) – Born in the early part of the century in Ross-shire, Scotland – Died February 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 83).

MACLEAN, Hugh, L. W. & Searcher in H. M.'s Customs, Ottawa – Died April 28, 1881, Hull, Quebec – Run over by a railway train and dies from the injuries received – (JRO 80-81).

MACLENNAN, Donale – A retired forwarder – Born January 1, 1815 in Glengarry, Ontario – Died in February, 1885 at Port Hope, Ontario, of which place he had been a resident since 1850 – He was a brother of the well known Queen's Counsel of Toronto. – (Obit. 85).

MacMILLAN, Wm. P.L.S. – Died February 4, 1879, London, Ontario aged 77 – He went from Nova Scotia to the Talbot District, U. C. when it was a wilderness. His son, Duncan, has represented East Middlesex in the House of Commons since 1875. – (Obit. 79).

MacNAB, A. – 2nd mate of the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

MACPHERSON, Robt. B. – President of the Thorold Woollen and Cotton Co. – Died December 1, 1886 at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., whither he had gone on business – Died suddenly – (Obit. 86).

MACQUEEN, David Shank – Judge of the County Court of the County of Oxford, Ontario (1845) – Born September 12, 1811 in Quebec City – Died June 6, 1885 at Woodstock, Ontario, at his residence ''Beech-hill'' – He was the son of Capt. Alex.Macqueen, of the Canadian Fencibles, by Grace, daughter of Hon. Thos. Fraser. – (Obit. 85).

MADDEN, C. F. – Died October 6, 1882, Simcoe, Ontario – Poisoned by a druggist's clerk – (ADS 82).

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

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

MADILL, Frederick – Died September 8, 1886 in Lakefield, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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

MAGRATH, Charles, D.C.L. – Barrister (1852) – Born in 1809 at Bagnelstown, Carlow, Ireland – Died May 25, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada with his father, the late Rev. Jas. Magrath, in 1827, and settled at Erindale, near Port Credit, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

MAGUIRE, Geo. – Died September 27, 1886, Tp. of Dawn, Ontario – Knocked down by a steer – (ADS 86).

MAGUIRE, M. J. (Rev., R.C) – In charge of Galt, Ontario parish – Died in October 1885 in Galt, Ontario aged 35 – (Obit. 85).

MAHER, Patrick and Bridget – Died January 20, 1882 – Murdered by Michael O'Rourke who was executed by hanging for the murders at Milton, Ontario on January 5, 1883. – (JRO 83).

MAHER, Thomas – Died November 29, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MAHER, Wm., of Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. – Died January 25, 1883 near Sandwich, Ontario – Murdered. Hy. R. Greenwood and Hy. Hardinge are placed for trial for the second time on October 25, 1883 and found guilty of murder, and sentenced to be hanged. The sentence is later commuted for imprisonment for life. Wm. Maher had a son serving a term of 15 years in the Jackson, Michigan Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MAINES, Wm. – Died May 26, 1884 near Blyth, Ontario – Badly beaten by Jas. Beamish and his sons Henry and Thos. who are found guilty of manslaughter. The father and his son Henry are sentenced to 20 years each in the Penitentiary, and Thos., the younger son, to 5 years. – (JRO 84).

MAINWARING, Nathaniel Ezra – M.D. (1839) – Born in 1813 at Lynne, Conn., U.S.A. – Died November 18, 1883 at St. George, Ontario – His father, who was of loyalist stock, came to Canada in 1820. – (Obit. 83).

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

MALARK, Patrick – Worman on a sub contract of Section B, Canadian Pacific Railway – Died December 19, 1879 about 30 miles from Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Instantly killed in the explosion of a can of nitro-glycerine – (JRO 79).

MALETTA, Antonio – Died April 11, 1884 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Struck by a stone during a fight between 2 gangs of Irish and Italian labourers. – (JRO 84).

MALEY, Chas., keeper of a grocery store – Died February 29 (sic), 1879, Kemptville, Ontario – Found frozen to death at the door of his residence – (JRO 79).

MALONE, Hugh – Died May 21, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MALONEY, Delia, dressmaker – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 22 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MALONEY, Patrick, of Ottawa, Ontario – Died January 2, 1883 at Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Murdered by M. Drewers, who chops his head open with an axe. He is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment in the Penitentiary. On 17th December, he commits suicide by hanging in Stony Mountain (Manitoba) Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MANN, Alex (Rev.), D.D. (1876) – Born in 1798 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died September 15, 1884 at Pakenham, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

MANN, Frederick – An Englishman who had only been in this country a few months – Died October 12, 1883 at L'Orignal, Ontario aged about 18 – Hanged for the murder of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Cook, their daughter Emma Cook and their son George. He had pleaded guilty on September 17, 1883. – (JRO 83).

MANN, Rev. Archibald and Mrs. (coloured) – Died July 18, 1882, Sandwich, Ontario – Burned to death – (ADS 82).

MANNING – Bff. 4th D. C. of Essex, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 2, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

MANSFIELD, James – Died May 4, 1883, Paisley, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 83).

MARCEAU, John – Died August 1, 1883, Waubaushene, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MARGAN, Jos. – Died January 9, 1886 at Eganville, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 86).

MARHAM, Rosetta – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MARINEAULT, Mrs, resident of Hull, Quebec – Died September 13, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned by mistaking the floating sawdust in the Ottawa river for the shore and stepping on it – (JRO 79).

MARKS, Norton – Died July 4, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MARLING, Samuel Arthur, M.A. – Inspector of High Schools of Ontario (1873) – Died February 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario aged 52 – (Obit. 82).

MARONY, Jas. – Died August 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 24 – Shot dead by Chas. Morgan who is foud guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 5 years in Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MARSHALL – Died August 31, 1886 between N. Toronto & Agincourt, Ontario – Railway accident.. – (ADS 86).

MARSHALL, John – Died November 15, 1883, Vittoria, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

MARSHALL, of Port Hope (Ontario) – Passenger, cook going to the woods – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

MARSHALL, Robert – Died August 30, 1882, Lundy's Cut (Ontario) – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MARSTON – Depty. Clk. of the Crown & Clk. of County Court, Prescott & Russell, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on November 27, 1880 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

MARSTON, John W. – Deputy Clerk of the Crown and Clerk of the County Court, Prescott and Russell, Ont. – Born in 1806 at L'Orignal, Ontario – Died October 17, 1880, L'Orignal, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

MARTIN, Charles – Died July 9, 1884 or shortly after in Toronto, Ontario – Badly injured during a row amongst a lot of boys and subsequently dies. Chas. Thompson and Percy Read are tried for manslaughter and acquitted. – (JRO 84).

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

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

MARTIN, Richard – Sheriff of the County of Haldimand – deceased – Successor appointed on September 28, 1878 – (PAPS Ontario 78).

MARTIN, Richard, Q.C. (1881) – Born in 1824 near Dublin, Ireland – Died October 29, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario, where he had long resided – He was the eldest son of the late Sheriff Martin, of Haldimand, and a brother of Ed. Martin, Esq., the well known Q.C. – (Obit. 86).

MARTIN, Richard, Sheriff of the county of Haldimand, Ontario – Born in 1796 in Ireland – Died April 4, 1878, near York, Haldimand, Ontario – He was a son of the late Richard Martin, Esq., M. P. for Galway, in the British House of Commons, for many years – (Obit. 78).

MARTIN, Thomas – Newsdealer of Brantford (Ontario) – Died November 18, 1879 – Commits suicide by shooting himself with a revolver, while laboring under a fit of temporary insanity – (JRO 79).

MARTINDALE, Mather – Died June 27, 1883, near Windsor, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

MARVIN, Jos. – Died September 22, 1886 at Ameliasburg, Ontario, aged 40 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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

MASON, Herbert D. – A successful young business man – Born in Toronto, Ontario – Died December 28, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 29 – He was the eldest son of Mr. J. Herbert Mason, Mang. Dir. of the Can. Permt. Loan and Savings Co. – His premature death was owing to an attack of typhoid fever. – (Obit. 84).

MASON, Teddy – Died February 15, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Collision on Grand Tr'k Railway – (ADS 83).

MASON, Teddy, of Hamilton, Ontario – Engineer of the Pacific Express – Died February 15, 1883 about two miles from Dundas, Ontario – Killed in a collision between two trains – (JRO 83).

MASSEY, Charles Albert – Vice-Presdt. and Mangr. of the Massey Manufacturing Co., Toronto – Born September 20, 1848 near Cobourg, Ontario – Died February 12, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

MASSON – Died June 14, 1886 near Bosworth, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MATHESON, T. – Clk. of 2nd D.C., Perth, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on March 8, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

MATTANEN, Max – Died February 17, 1883, Thunder Bay, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

MATTÉ (Mr.) – Died at Clarence Creek, Ontario – His wife is charged with the gradual killing of her husband by arsenical poisoning. A verdict of not guilty is returned – (JRO 86, see October 30, 1886).

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

MATTHEWS, Geo. – 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).

MATTHEWS, Jas., a former law student – Died February 27, 1881, Ottawa, Ontario – Burnt to death in his dwelling – (JRO 80-81).

MATTHEWS, Matthew Henry (Rev.) – Presdt. of the Primitive Methodist Conference – Born in 1841 in Wiltshire, England – Died December 28, 1881, Yorkville, Ontario – Born in humble circumstances, he came to Canada in 1858. – (Obit. 80-81).

MATTICE, Wm. – ex. M. P. for Stormont in Can. Assembly – Born November 15, 1798 in Cornwall Township, Ontario – Died July 27, 1881, Cornwall, Ontario – His son, Wm. Dougall Mattice (born June 29, 1829; died June 18, 1861) represented Stormont in the Can. Assembly . – (Obit. 80-81).

MAUGHAN, J. – Sheriff, County of Grey, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on June 14, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

MAUGHAN, Joseph – Late Sheriff of the County of Grey, Ontario – Died August 27, 1879, Owen Sound, Ontario aged 61 – (Obit. 79).

MAY, John – Died February 4, 1883, Amherstburg, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MAYNARD, Rev. George, M.A. – Mathematical Master in Upper Canada College, Toronto – Died August 25, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 73 – (Obit. 78).

McALISTER, James – Died August 15, 1882, Romney, Ontario – Handling timber – (ADS 82).

McALLISTER, Chas. – Died May 10, 1883, Uptergrove, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

McAULEY, Robert – Fireman at No. 1 station of the Ottawa Fire Brigade – Died October 17, 1878, near Ottawa, Ontario Found in the Ottawa River with a pistol shot wound in the head. He had been missing since the night of the 1st inst. – (JRO 78).

McBRIDE, John – Barrister – Died April 23, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

McBRIDE, William – Solicitor of Ontario (1872) – Died August 28, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

McBRIDE, William, Asse'r of London – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 64 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McCABE : a child of Maria McCabe – March, 1883 (Hamilton, Ontario) – The body of the child is found August 1, 1883 in an unused cistern of a house in which had lived Maria McCabe, an unmarried girl aged 18. The child, of which she had been delivered in the Hospital last fall, had been missing since March. She is sentenced to be hanged, but the sentence is commuted for 14 years' imprisonment. – (JRO 83).

McCABE, Ann (Mrs.) – Died April 26, 1884 in Westminster, county of Middlesex, Ontario – Poisoned with strychnine – Her husband, George McCabe, is placed on trial and found ''Not Guilty'' – (JRO 84).

McCABE, James – an escaped convict from Kingston Penitentiary – Died October 10, 1883, Port Hope, Ontario – Shot dead by Constable Wm. Rankin who is trying to arrest him, when McCabe draws a pistol and threatens to shoot him, on which Rankin fires. – (JRO 83).

McCADDEN, Barney (Mrs.) – Died June 11, 1883 aged 60 – While returning from the residence of her son at Chestervill, Stormont County, Ontario, she is killed with an axe by a young farmer named Thos. Aggat, at whose door she knocked and who mistook her for a ghost. He is tried, found guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in Kingston Penitentiary. – (JRO 84).

McCAFFREY, Robert – Ausust 26, 1882 in Ontario – Shot to death by Maria Spearman who is tried on September 9, 1882 and is acquitted – (JRO 82).

McCALLUM, Archibald, M.A., L.L.B. – Inspector of Schools in Hamilton, Ontario – Born in Scotland – Died June 29, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 55 – His father emigrated to Canada and settled in the northern part of Glengarry, while the subject of this sketch was a child. – (Obit. 79).

McCAMM, Thomas – Died April 18, 1882, Gananoque, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McCAMMON, James – M.D. (1863), M.R.C.S., Eng. (1872), Mayor of Kingston, Ontario (1884) – Born in 1833 in Kingston, Ontario – Died November 20, 1884 in Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

McCANCE, Alex. – Died February 21, 1885 near Drayton, Ontario – Killed by a falling limb of a tree while logging in the woods. – (JRO 85).

McCANN, John – Died October 24, 1883, Homer, Ontario – Suicide with a shot gun – (ADS 83).

McCANN, John – 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).

McCANN, William – Died April 4, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

McCARTHNEY, Geo. – Died June 11, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McCARTHY, C. – Veteran of the war of 1812 – Born at Canandigua, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died in December, 1883 at Drumbo, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 83).

McCARTHY, Dennis – Died September 10, 1886 near Peterboro', Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

McCARTHY, John – Died May 3, 1883, Stratford, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

McCARTNEY, Vina – Died September 25, 1882, Charleston, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McCARTY, John– Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 11y 6m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McCAUGHEY – Barrister – Died May 4, 1882, London, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McCLELLAND, Robt. – Died December 5, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Thrown from his buggy – (ADS 82).

McCOLLUM, W. – Died November 1, 1883, Kingston, Ontario aged 55 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McCOMB – Died Mayy 29, 1885 in Niagara Falls, Ontario aged 27 – Jumps over thye precipice below thye new Suspension Bridge and is instantly killed. – (JRO 85).

McCONECHY, Rev. James – Presbyterian clergyman – Died April 12, 1879, London, Ontario aged 64 – (Obit. 79).

McCONNELL, James – Died February 17, 1883, Tp. Kaldar, Ontario – Caving of a bank – (ADS 83).

McCORD, Andrew Taylor – City Chamberlain of Toronto 1836-74 – Born July 12, 1805 in Belfast, Ireland – Died September 5, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada about 1831 and settled in Toronto. – (Obit. 80-81).

McCOUNT, Felix – Died September 18, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McCOURT – Died September 7, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McCRAE – Police Magistrate, Chatham, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 13, 1882 – (PAPS Ontario 82).

McCRAE, Cynthia (Miss), of Chatham, Ontario – deceased – Archibald W. Brown, of Chatham, Ontario is acquitted at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., of her murder – (JRO 80-81).

McCRAE, Cynthia (Miss), of Chatham, Ontario – Died in June, 1880 – Dr. Pyncheon is acquitted December 12, 1882 at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. He was accused of her killing by an attempt at abortion – (JRO 82).

McCRAE, Thomas – Police Magistrate of Chatham, Ontario (1855) – Died April 29, 1882 at Chatham, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

McCRANEY, Danl. – M.P.P. for East Kent in Ont. Assembly (1875-85) – Born July 1, 1834 in Trafalgar, Halton, Ontario – Died February 28, 1885 at Oakville, Ontario – He was descended from a U. E. Loyalist. – (Obit. 85).

McCREIGHT, Thos. – Died July 4, 1884 at Turnberry, Ontario aged 104 – (DL 84).

McCREIGHT, Thos. – Died July 4, 1884 in Turnberry, Ontario aged 104 – His two sons, John and Thomas, start for Wingham to make arrangements for the funeral, but the horses run away, and both the occupants of the buggy are thrown out. John, who is 70 years of age, is thrown against a stick of wood and so severely injured that he dies next day. Thomas is seriously, but no fatally, hurt. – (JRO 84).

McCUAIG, Ernest – Died November 15, 1882, Morpeth, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McCULLOCH, David – Collector of Customs at Hamilton, Ontario (1882) – Born May 21, 1835 at Barrhead, near Glasgow, Scotland – Died October 25, 1884 in Hamilton, Ontario – He came to Canada with his father in 1842. – (Obit. 84).

McCULLOCH, James Alexander – Barrister – Died February 25, 1878, Stratford, Ontario aged 42 – (Obit. 78).

McCULLOCH, Jos. – Died August 9, 1886 near Gore's Landing, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

McCULLOUGH, Rev. Wm. – Superannuated clergyman of the Methodist Church – Died September 19, 1879, Gore's Landing, Ontario aged 65 – (Obit. 79).

McCUTCHEON (Mr.) – Born in Fermanagh, Ireland – Died December, 1881, Goderich, Ontario aged 103 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

McDERMIAD – Mate on the Asia (= Dermaid, J. W.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

McDONALD – Died July 1, 1882, Sturgeon Lake, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McDONALD, A. D., of Orillia (Ontario) – Passenger, foreman going to the woods – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

McDONALD, Alex. – Builder – Died March 5, 1885 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 70 – Crushed to death by the falling of a beam – (JRO 85).

McDONALD, Angus – a Waterloo veteran – Born Islay, Scotland – Died April 20, 1882, Uxbridge, Ontario aged 106 – (DL 82).

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

McDONALD, Dan and Rory, of Rama (Ontario) – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

McDONALD, Donald (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1816 in Caledonia, New York, U.S.A. – Died January 20, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – His father was a native of Inverness-shire (Scotland), and emigrated to the State of New York; but objecting to the oath of allegiance to a foreign power, he changed his residence to Canada, when his son was about 7 years of age. – (Obit. 79).

McDONALD, Geo. P. - Died February 8, 1885 – Died from injuries received on January 29, 1885 from an accidental dynamite explosion at the Tay Canal works, Beveridge Bay (Ontario) – He was a son of the contractor. – (JRO 85).

McDONALD, H. – Died October 27, 1886 at Point Ann, Ontario – Waggon accident. – (ADS 86).

McDONALD, J. A. – Died May 4, 1886 at Alexandria, Ontario aged 32 – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

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

McDONALD, John (Very Rev.), V.G. – Clergyman of the Church of Rome – Born in 1782 in Scotland – Died March 16, 1879 in Ontario – He left his native county in 1786, when only about four years old, accompanied by his parents, and about 200 others, who all settled in the County of Glengarry, Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

McDONALD, Jos. – Died March 1, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario aged 40 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

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

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

McDONALD, Wm – Died October 17, 1886 at Port Dalhousie, Ontario – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

McDONNELL, William Jr. – Barrister (1874) – Born September 2, 1849 at Lindsay, Ontario – Died May 27, 1882 at Lidsay, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

McDOUGALL, Jno. – Purser on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

McDOWELL, Hugh – Died September 13, 1883 at Cobourg, Ontario – Murdered. He was found by his wife with a terrible wound in his bowels, from which he died next day, but refused to say who wounded him. James Caffrey, a shoemaker who had a shop in the lower part of the house where McDowell lived, is placed on trial for the murder October 4, 1883. He his found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years in jail. – (JRO 83).

McELLISTRUM, Julia Ann, confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McELNEA, Wm. – Died March 10, 1878, Rochesterville, Ottawa, Ontario – Burned to death in his house – (JRO 78).

McFADDEN, J. – Engineer – Died July 20, 1885 a mile west of London, Ontario – Killed in a train collision – (JRO 85).

McFADDEN, Wm. (Rev., Methodist, superannuated) – Died December 7, 1885 at Brampton, Ontario, aged 80 – His son, Mr. W. H. McFadden, is Crown Attorney for Peel. – (Obit. 85).

McFALLIN, Andrew – Died April 14, 1886 at Eganvill, Ontario – Crushed under a fallen bank – (ADS 86).

McFAYDEN, Charles – Barrister – Born in 1839 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died February 12, 1881, Owen Sound, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

McGAURAN, Bernard (Rev.) (R.C.) – Born August 14, 1821 at Ballissodare, Sligo, Ireland – Died May 23, 1882 at Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

McGAUVRAN, John W. – M.P.P. for Montreal West in the Quebec Assembly (1873-78) – Native of Glengarry, Ontario – Died July 20, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

McGAW, Jas. – Died November 17, 1883, near Hamilton, Ontario – Falling tree – (ADS 83).

McGHEE, John – Died August 2, 1882 at Peterboro'. Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McGIBNEY, Wm. – Died December 2, 1882, Renfrew – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McGILL, Thos. – Died June 22, 1886 at Thorold, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

McGILL, Wm. – M.D. (1848), M.P.P. for South Ontario in Ont. Assembly (1867-71) – Born in 1807 near Paisley, Scotland – Died November 9, 1883 at Whitby, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

McGILLIVRAY, a two-year-old child of Mrs. J. McGillivray – Died November 15, 1879, Carp Village, near Ottawa, Ontario – Dies from the effects of having eaten the tops of about twenty matches with which it was playing – (JRO 79).

McGILLIVRAY, Edward – Merchant – Born September 15, 1815 in the Co. of Glengarry, Ontario – Died November 24, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

McGIVERN, Wm. (Lieut.-Col.) – Ex-M.P.P. for Lincoln in the Can. Assembly (1863-67) – Born in 1825 in County Down, Ireland – Died December 18, 1881 at Thorold, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).

McGLASHAN, Alex. – Died August 2, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

McGREGOR, D. – Died August 13, 1883, Kincardine, Ontario – Cuts his throat – (ADS 83).

McGREGOR, John – Died September 1, 1886 at Kingston, Ontaro – Falls down stairs – (ADS 86).

McGREGOR, Wm. – Died August 29, 1881 – Timothy Depew, a sailor residing at Blenheim, Ontario is arrested for the alledge murder on March 4, 1884. He is tried at the May Assizes in Hamilton, but the jury fails to agree. – (JRO 84).

McILHARGY, Dr. – Died November 15, 1883, Lucan, Ontario – Overdose morphine – (ADS 83).

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

McILROY, James – Died April 8, 1882, Campbell's Bridge, Ontario aged 80 – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McINNES, D. – Died August 3, 1883, Barrie, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McINNES, Donald Walker, of Hamilton, Ontario – Died August 3, 1883 in Kempendeldt Bay, near Barrie, Ontario aged 18 – Drowned – Son of Senator Donald McInnes. – (JRO 83).

McINNES, J. A. (Mr.) – Merchant of Ingersoll, Ontario – Died February 24, 1884 aged 35 – Killed by an accident on the Illinois Central railway. He is found in a sleeping berth with his neck broken – (JRO 85).

McINTOSH, Adeline F. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 11 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McINTOSH, W. – Died October 30, 1883, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Choked by piece of beef – (ADS 83).

McINTYRE (Mrs.), of Welland, Ontario – Died July 15, 1885 at Niagara Falls, Ontario – Accidentally falls into the water in crossing the bridge from Bath to Goat Island and is carried over the falls. – (JRO 85).

McINTYRE, Archibald – A young man of Mitchell, Ontario – Died December 17, 1885 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Falls asleep on a railway track and is run over and killed. – (JRO 85).

McINTYRE, Daniel – Died May 10, 1883, Woodstock, Ontario – Factory accident – (ADS 83).

McINTYRE, Duncan – Died October 23, 1879, Belleville, Ontario – Shot and killed by Lulu Ellis during a row in a brothel. She is acquitted, having acted in self-defence – (JRO 79).

McINTYRE, Harry, of Leamington – 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).

McINTYRE, James – Died January 25, 1883, Lindsay, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 83).

McINTYRE, Neil – Died July 23, 1886, Township of Dunwich, Ontario – Suicides with Paris Green. – (ADS 86).

McKAY, Ann Creighton (Mrs.) – 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).

McKAY, G. – Wheelsman on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

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

McKAY, James – one of the oldest settlers in West Gwillimbury, Ontario – Born in 1793 in Kildonan, Sunderlandshire, Scotland – Died April 12, 1879, West Gwillimbury, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

McKAY, W. E. (Rev., Presb.), B.A. – Died June 3, 1885 at Orangeville, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

McKEE, Thos. – Died July 29, 1886 in Kingston, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

McKENZIE, Donald (Rev., Presbyterian) – Died April 8, 1884 at Ingersoll, Ontario, aged 86 – (Obit. 84).

McKENZIE, J. D. – Died September 19, 1883, Galt, Ontario aged 54 – Smothered in a bran hopper – (ADS 83).

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

McKENZIE, K. – Judge County Court of York, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on March 19, 1883 – (PAPS Dominion 83).

McKERRAS, John Hugh (Rev.), M.A. – Professor of Classical Literature, Queen's College, Kingston, Ontario – Born in 1832 at Nairn, Scotland – Died January 9, 1880, Inverlea, Peterboro', Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

McKINLEY, Valeria – Inmate of the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, Toronto – Died April, 1884 in Toronto aged 32 – Died a few days after having murdered on April 1, 1884 Rachel Stevens, a fellow-inmate. – (JRO 84).

McKINNON, Neil (Mr.) – Died July 20, 1885 near Durham, Ontario – Killed when his house is truck by lightning – (JRO 85).

McKINNON, Ranald – Contractor and manufacturer – Born about 1800 in Ulva, Scotland – Died October 17, 1879, Caledonia, Ontario – Coming to America with his parents at an early age, the family settled first in New York State (U.S.A.), but eventually removed to Peel, Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

McLACHLAN, Alex – Died November 6, 1882, McNab, Ontario – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

McLACHLIN, D. – Died August 26, 1883, Midlemiss, Ontario aged 14 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McLAREN – Died September 13, 1882, Erin, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (ADS 82).

McLAREN, Archd. – Died April 29, 1884 at Breadalbane, Ontario, aged 102 – (DL 84).

McLAREN, Peter – Died November 3, 1882 at Callendar Station, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McLAREN, Rev. R. (Pres'n) – Died June 6, 1882, Greensville, Ontario – Hangs himself in his stable – (ADS 82).

McLEAN (Mrs.) – Died January 9, 1881, Underwood, Ontario – Burnt to death in her own house – The other members of the family are rescued with difficulty – (JRO 80-81).

McLELLAN, Alexander – A young man – Died April 14, 1885 in Chatham, Ontario – Crushed to death whilst attempting to jump on a moving train at the Grand Trunk Railway station – (JRO 85).

McLENNAN, Mary A., matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 39 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McLENNAN, Thomas – Died May 28, 1882, Gananoque, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

McLEOD, Donald – an old soldier and journalist who lived in Prescott, Ontario – Born January 1, 1779 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died July 22, 1879, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. – (Obit. 79).

McLEOD, John – M.P.P. – Born September 20, 1833 in Lancaster, Glengarry, Ontario – Died March 9, 1879, Bowmanville, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

McLEOD, M. (Mrs.) and son – Died May 14, 1883, Bracebridge, Ontario – Burnt in dwelling – (ADS 83).

McLEOD, Maggie – Died July 6, 1883, near Appleton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

McLHLIN, Captain of the propellor Argyle, and 12 crew on board – Died November 5, 1879 – Lost in Lake Superior – (JRO 79).

McMAHON – Judge Co. Court Norfolk, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on May 11, 1885 – (PAPS Dominion 85).

McMAHON, Thos. Babington, LL. B. (1862) – Judge of the County Court of Norfolk, Ontario (1875) – Born June 15, 1837 at Dundas, Ontario – Died April 18, 1885 at Simcoe, Ontario – Called to the bar in 1862, he practiced his profession for a time with his brother Mr. Hugh McMahon, Q.C. – (Obit. 85).

McMARTIN, Collin – Died March 13, 1883, Merrickville, Ontario aged 22 – Bursting of a circular saw – (ADS 83).

McMILLAN W. B. – Died January 22, 1879, Denver, Colorado – His body was sent to Brantford, Ontario where his widowed mother resided. She died from grief at the sight of the corpse on January 29 – (JRO 79).

McMONAGLE, Jas. – Died August 23, 1883 in Brantford, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

McMULLEN – Died September 8, 1886 at Belleville, Ontario aged 1 year 7 months – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

McMURRICH, John (Hon.) – Head of the wholesale firm of Bryce, McMurrich & Co., Toronto – Born in 1804 at Knock Farm, near Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland – Died February 13, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

McNAB, Alex. – Born in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died May, 1881, Enniskillen, Ontario aged 112 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

McNAB, Alexander – For 31 years Crown Lands Agent for Bruce, Ontario – Died May 1, 1882 at Southampton, Ontario, aged 73 – (Obit. 82).

McNAB, John – Born Castlebar, Ireland – Died in April, 1883 at Sullivan, Ontario aged 102 – (DL 83).

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

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

McNAUGHTON, Rev. Peter – Died May 10, 1878, Maple, Ontario aged 81 – (Obit. 78).

McNAUGHTON, Thomas, M.A. – Barrister of Ontario (1862) – Died December 2, 1879, Cobourg, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

McNAUGHTON, Wm. – Died June 26, 1886 near Brantford, Ontario aged 19 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

McNEILL, Chas. – Died July 22, 1882, Almonte, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

McNORGAN, Eliza – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 22 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

McNULTY – Died August 15, 1886 at Port Dalhousie, Ontario, aged 3 – Burned to death.. – (ADS 86).

McPARTLAND, Patrick – Died March 16, 1883, Portland, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

McPHERSON, Lauchlin (Rev., Presb.) – Born about 1813 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died March 29, 1886 at Ailsa Craig, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

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

McPHERSON, Thos. (Rev., Presbyterian retired) – Died May 14, 1884 at Lancaster, Ontario, aged 81 – (Obit. 84).

McQUADE Nicolas – Born in Ireland – Died January 29, 1882, Stratford, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 82).

McQUADE, H. – Died January 26, 1886 near Newmarket, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

McQUEEN – Judge County Court, County Oxford, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on June 10, 1885 – (PAPS Dominion 85).

McQUESTERN, Calvin – M.D. – Born in 1801 at Bedford, now Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died October 20, 1885 at Hamilton, Ontario – Coming to Canada, he took up his residence at Hamilton in 1838. – (Obit. 85).

McRAE, Duncan – M.P.P. – Born in Ross-shire, Scotland – Died March 12, 1879, Bolsover, Ontario – He came early in life to Canada – (Obit. 79).

McSHERRY, Capt. Jas. and 6 of the crew – Died November 7, 1880, Weller's Beach, near Consecon, Ontario – Lost in the total wreck of the schooner Belle Sheridan, of Toronto – (JRO 80-81).

McVEIGH, Thos. – Died February 16, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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

McWEANY, Isabella – An eccentric elderly woman – Died March 1, 1884 in Essex Centre, Ontario – (JRO 84).

MEAD, Alfred – Died January 17, 1883, Orillia, Ontario aged 24 – Caught by machinery in motion – (ADS 83).

MEDCALF, Francis Henry – Mayor of Toronto – Born in 1803 in Wicklow, Ireland – Died March 26, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

MELIN : an infant child on Mr. G. Melin – Died July 10, 1883 in or around London, Ontario – Drowned in the sudden rise of the river Thames caused by heavy rains. – (JRO 83).

MÉNARD, David – Died July 12, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario – Killed by an accidental discharge of a revolver – (ADS 86).

MENDON, Laura – Died July 27, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MENZIE, J. – Died October 20, 1886 near Bervie, Ontario – Accidentally shot by D. Robertson.. – (ADS 86).

MERCER, Andrew – deceased – After his death intestate, a lady who had for many years lived with him as his supposed housekeeper claimed that she was his wife, and her son the lawful heir to the large property possessed by the deceased in Toronto and vicinity. The Ontario Government refused to acknowledge the rights of these parties but, on November 14, 1881, the Supreme Court of Canada reversed the decision.

MERCER, Jno. – Died June 15, 1886 at Chatham, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

MERCER, Viola (Mrs.) – a young widow – Died September 9, 1879, Castleton, Ontario – Commits suicide by shooting herself with a pistol in the store of Mr. F. E. McKeyes, a man for whom she had declared an ardent affection. The coroner's jury attritute the cause of her suicide to an unreturned affection for McKeyes; but exonerate him from blame – (JRO 79).

MEREDITH, John W. C., clk. of D. Ct. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 72 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (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).

METCALF, W. G. (Dr.) – Medical Supdt. of the Rockwood Asylum, Kingston – Died August 16, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – Stabbed on August 13, 1885 by an insane inmate, named Maloney, whilst walking through the wards of the Rockwood Asylum. Maloney is committed to stand his trial for the murder. – (JRO 85).

METCALF, Wm. G. – M.D. (1874) – Supdt. of the Asylum for the Insane, Kingston, Ontario – Born in 1847 at Uxbridge, Ontario – Died August 16, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – Died the result of wounds received at the hand of an insane patient. – (Obit. 85).

METCALFE, Jas. – M.P. for East York in the House of Commons (1867-78) – Born in 1821 in England – Died September 13, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Died suddenly – He had resided at one time in one of the Australian colonies. – (Obit. 86).

METHERELL, Jos. – Died November 11, 1882, Woodstock, Ontario – Struck by a splinter from a saw – (ADS 82).

MEUDELL, W. F. – Formerly collector of customs at Toronto, and subsequently at Belleville, Ontario – Native of Scotland – Died January 10, 1885 at Belleville, Ontario, aged 85 – (Obit. 85).

MEYER, Ludwig G. – Clerk of the Division Ct. (1856) – Born April 25, 1809 at Rostock, Mechlenburg – Died March 21, 1886 at Seaforth, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833. He was the father of Mr. H. W. C. Meyer, now Mayor of Wingham, Ontario. – (Obit. 86).

MICHIE, James, of the firm of Fulton, Michie & Co., retail and wholesale grocers, Toronto – Born February 24, 1828 in Corgraff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 13, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Toronto at the age of 18. Nephew of the late Mr. G. Michie. – (Obit. 83).

MIDDLETON, Geo. – Died February 16, 1886 at New Edinburgh, Ontario aged 25 – Rupture of the bladder through over work – (ADS 86).

MIDDLETON, Hannah – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

MILES, Samuel – Died January 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned while skating – (ADS 83).

MILLER, Hannah – Died August 10, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MILLER, Jas. Andrews, Q.C. (1880), D.C.L. (1873) – Born July 29, 1839 at Galt, Ontario – Died November 1, 1886 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – Died the result of a fall – He was the second son of the late John Miller, Esq., of Galt – (Obit. 86).

MILLER, John Classon – M.P.P. for Muskoka and Parry Sound in Ontario Assembly (1875-82) – Born December 16, 1836 in Yonge, Leeds, Ontario – Died April 2, 1884 at Colton, Southern California, U.S.A. – His remains were brought to Parry Sound for interment. – (Obit. 84).

MILLER, Robert – Collector of Customs, Wellington Square, Ontario – Born near Belfast, Ireland – Died August, 1880 – He came to Canada in 1827 – (Obit. 80-81).

MILLER, W. H. – Farmer – Died April 24, 1882, Bentinck, Ontario – Found dead in the woods with a gun-shot wound in his back. A verdict of murder is returned on May 5, 1882 against his father-in-law Peter Weis, his wife Barbara Miller, his brother-in-law John Weis, and his sister-in-law Philapana Weis – (JRO 82).

MILLER, William – Farmer and stock raiser – Born in Dumfries, Scotland – Died in June, 1879 in Pickering, Ontario at an advanced age – Came to Canada nearly forty years ago. The Millers, father and sons have been singularly fortunate in their ventures as importers and breeders of improved stock. – (Obit. 79).

MILLER, Wm.- Engineer – Died November 1, 1885 at Sombra, Ontario – Killed when the boiler of the tug Frank Moffatt explodes – (JRO 85).

MILLIGAN, W., of Meaford, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

MILLMAN, Ontario H. McKay – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MILLMAN, Turville H. McKay – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 6 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MILLMAN, Wm. H. McKay, com. Trav. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 39 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MILLS, A. J. – Died January 3, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario aged 18 months – Accidentally poisoned. – (ADS 86).

MILLS, Cornelius and Arnold, brothers – Died July 28, 1885 at Bath, Ontario – Upset in a boat while out fishing and drowned. – (JRO 85).

MILLS, Thomas – Died June 24, 1882, Bradford, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MILNE, Jas., of Agincourt – 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).

MITCHELL, Capt. – Died May 22, 1883, Michipicoten Id., Ontario – Falls down shaft of a mine – (ADS 83).

MITCHELL, D. – Died January 22, 1883, Paris, Ontario – Caught in mill mach'ry – (ADS 83).

MITCHELL, Joseph – Died December 11, 1883, Bedford Mills, Ontario – Accidentally shot by Jas. Antoine – (ADS 83).

MOBERLY, Dr. A. of Collingwood (Ontario) – Died November 28, 1879 – Accidentally killed on the Northern Railway track near Allandale station – (JRO 79).

MODERWELL, Robt. – Sheriff of Perth, Ontario (1853-72) – Born in 1805 – Died October 23, 1886 at Stratford, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1819 – (Obit. 86).

MOFFAT, Andrew – Died November 27, 1883, near Waubuno, Ontario aged 83 – Kicked by a horse – (ADS 83).

MOFFATT, James – Died September 11, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MOFFATT, Kenneth Mackenzie (Colonel) – Commissioner of the Canada Land Co. – Died March 11, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 62 – He was the youngest son of the late Hon. Geo. Moffatt, M.P. – (Obit. 85).

MOHAN, Michael – Died May 23, 1882, Cannifton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MOIRSEY,Thos. – Died August 12, 1882, Picton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MOLESWORTH, Thomas Nepean, C.E. – Chief Engineer for Ontario – Born in 1824 in Armagh, Ireland – Died April 24, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to this country about 30 years ago – (Obit. 79).

MONK, J. Edward and Mrs. Helen – Died January 7, 1883, Detroit, Michigan – Formerley residents of Chatham, Ontario, they commit suicide by taking morphine – (ADS 83).

MONRO, George – ex-M.P.P. – Born in 1801 at Niagara, Ontario – Died January 5, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

MONTGOMERY, Dorcas (Mrs.) – Born Fermanagh, Ireland – Died January 7, 1879, Township of March, Ontario aged 100 – (JRO 79).

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).

MONTRAY, Leslie – Died March 1, 1882, Stratford, Ontario – Commits suicide by choking himself to death – (JRO 82, see February 25, 1882).

MOODIE, Susanna (Mrs.) – Canadian authoress – Born December 6, 1803 in England – Died April 8, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – She was the 6th daughter of Thos. Strickland Esq., of Reydon Hall, Suffolk, England, an a sister of Miss Agnes Strickland and Mrs. C. P. Traill, both of whom have achieved distinction in the world of letters. In 1831 she married Lieut. J. W. D. Moodie, of the 21st Fusiliers, and in the following year they emigrated to Canada. Mr. Moodie, her husband, became sheriff of Hastings, Ontario, and died in 1869 at Belleville, Ontario, where he was buried. In accordance with the often expressed wish of the deceased lady, her remains were interred beside those of her husband. – (Obit. 85).

MOODY, three children of Mr. Joseph Moody aged 4 years, 2 years, 9 months – Died February 20, 1882, Amesiasburg, near Belleville, Ontario – Perished in the flames of their home – (JRO 82).

MOONEY, Fred. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MOORE, Andrew – Died July 21, 1880, Wallace, Ontario aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

MOORE, Harriet Louisa (Mrs. Bowell) – Died April 2, 1884 at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. aged 56 – She had been taken to Los Angeles for the benefit of her health. Her remains were brought to Belleville, Ontario for interment. She was the wife of the Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, M.P., Minister of Customs, to whom she was united in marriage, Dec., 1847. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jacob G. Moore, Esq., of Belleville, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

MOORE, I. R. – Died July 1, 1882, Onondaga, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MOORE, James – Died January 5, 1882, near Perth, Ontario – Thrown from his buggy – (ADS 82).

MOORE, James – Died November 19, 1883, Madoc, Ontario aged 14 – Accidentially shot – (ADS 83).

MOORE, Jas., of Thessalon, Ontario – Died November 20, 1883 on Lake Huron – His body is recovered following the lost of the steamer Eclipse during a gale. – (JRO 83).

MOORE, K. (Mrs.) – Born in Omagh, Ireland – Died November 30, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 106 – (DL 85).

MOORE, Mrs John – Died April 7, 1882, Walkerton, Ontario – Accidentaly poisoned by a druggist's boy – (ADS 82).

MOORE, R. M. – Died June 1, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario aged 66 – Suicide while insane – (ADS 86).

MOORE, Thomas – Died November 9, 1882, Ridgetown, Ontario – Choked to death while eating – (ADS 82).

MORDEN – Deputy Registrar of the Maritime Ct. of Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on October 16, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

MORDEN, John Howell – M.D. – Born January 20, 1834 in Cramahe, Northumberland, Ontario – Died August 27, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – He was married to a daughter of the late Hon. Senator Crawford. – (Obit. 79).

MORGAN, Edward (Rev.) – Rector of Barrie, Ontario (C. of E.) – Born in 1806 at St. Vincent, West Indies – Died September 12, 1886 at Barrie, Ontario – His son Edward has been for some years Junior Judge of the County of York, Ontario. – (Obit. 86).

MORGAN, Louis, and infant daughter, of Buckingham, Ontario – Died October 10, 1879, near Jackson, Michigan – Killed when the Pacific Express train on the Michigan Central Railway collides with a switch engine – (JRO 79).

MORIN – Died September 10, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

MORISSON, William James – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 4 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

MORLAND Mrs. (née DOUGLAS), and three of her children – 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).

MORLEY, Miss Bessie – Died July 16, 1883, Port Stanley, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

MORPHY, Henry Brindley, D.C.L. – Barrister (1856) – Died July 30, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

MORRISON – Harbour Master for Southampton, Ontario – deceased – Sussessor appointed on September 25, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

MORRISON, Angus, Q.C. – ex-M.P. (1854-74) – Born January 20, 1822 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died June 10, 1882 in Toronto – He accompanied his father, the late Mr. Hugh Morrison, formerly of the 42nd Highlanders, to Canada in 1834. He is a brother of the present Hon. Justice Morrison – (Obit. 82).

MORRISON, James – Builder and contractor – Died November 28, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario, aged 78 – (Obit. 85).

MORRISON, Jno. – Died January 15, 1886 at Germania, Ontario – From wounds received at a fire – (ADS 86).

MORRISON, John – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MORRISON, Joseph Curran (Hon.) – Puisné Judge of the Court of Appeal of Ontario – Born August 20, 1816 in the north of Ireland – Died December 6, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Hugh Morrison, formerly of the 42nd Highlanders. He came with his parents to Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 85).

MORRISON, W. C. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

MORROW, Rev. John M., C.S.B. – Died August 1, 1878, St. Machael's College, Toronto, Ontario aged 32 – (Obit. 78).

MORRY, B., of Cincinati, Ohio – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

MORTON – Died April 6, 1886, Tyendinaga, Ontario aged 16 – Struck by the limb of a tree – (ADS 86).

MORTON – Died December 11, 1882, Ingersoll, Ontario – Explosion of a boiler – (ADS 82).

MORTON, E. (Miss) – Died October 15, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario – Jumps from a window while delirious from fever. – (ADS 86).

MORTON, Edward – M.D. (1839) – Died September 24, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 78 – (Obit. 84).

MORTON, James – Died November 8, 1882, Brighton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

MORTON, Mary – Died May 26, 1884 at Galt, Ontario aged 12 – Drowned – (JRO 84).

MORTON, Rev. Alfred Clarence – Clergyman of the Presbyterian Church – Died March 22, 1879, North Gower, Ontario aged 29 – (Obit. 79).

MOSS – Chief Justice of Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on April 25, 1881 – (PAPS Dominion 80-81).

MOSS, Thomas (Hon.), M.A. – Chief Justice of Ontario (1878) – Born August 20, 1836 at Cobourg, Ontario – Died January 4, 1881, Nice, South of France – Serious illness, which ultimately led to his death – He married in 1863 Amy, eldest daughter of the late Hon. Justice Sullivan, of Toronto. The remains of the late Chief Justice were brought from Nice, and interred in the St. James' Cemetery, Toronto – (Obit. 80-81).

MOSS, William – Journalist – Born June 15, 1852 at Toronto, Ontario – Died June 23, 1882 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – He is a brother of the late Chief Justice Moss and Mr. Chas. Moss, Q.C. His remains were brought to Toronto for interment – (Obit. 82).

MOSTYN, Wm. – M.D. – ex-M.P.P. for North Lanark in the Ont. Assembly – Born June 5, 1836 at Elphin, Roscommon, Ireland – Died March 28, 1881, near Almonte, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – (Obit. 80-81).

MUIR, George Manly – Late Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (1867-79) – Born April 16, 1807 at Amherstburg, Ontario – Died July 8, 1882 at Quebec – He is the son of the late Maj. A. C. Muir, of 41st. Regt. of Foot – (Obit. 82).

MUIR, Thos. – Died January 3, 1886 in London, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 86).

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

MULOCK, Mary (Mrs.) (née Cawthra) – 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).

MULVANY, Chas. Pelham (Rev.) – M.A., M.D. – Born May 20, 1835 in Dublin, Ireland – Died May 31, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

MUNDELL, Andrew – Died January 15, 1886 at Gravenhurst, Ontario – Falls from a scaffold – (ADS 86).

MUNRO – Sheriff for Elgin, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 16, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

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

MUNRO, Colin – Sheriff of the County of Elgin, Ontario (1853) – Born in 1817 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died February 1, 1884 at Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. – He had resided in Canada since 1837. – (Obit. 84).

MUNRO, Pierre Antoine Conefroy – M.D., Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Victoria College, Cobourg (Ontario) – Died April 13, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec aged 71 – Died by his own hand – (Obit. 82).

MURCOTT, (Dr.) V.S., of Ottawa, Ontario – Died October 5, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – Instantly killed by being thrown from the horse ''Squire'' while riding in a steeplechase – (JRO 78).

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

MURRAY, (Mrs.) – Died April 6, 1883, London, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

MURRAY, 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).

MUSTILL, Pricilla – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 11 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

MYLES, Florence – Died April 25, 1883 at Peterboro', Ontario aged 28 – Suicide by poison – (ADS 83).



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