Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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SABOURIN, Octave – Died February 1, 1880, Billings Bridge, Ontario – Dies from wounds inflicted on him with an axe by his wife during a drunken quarrel – (JRO 80-81).

SACKMAN, W. L. – Died September 13, 1882, Port Lambton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

SAMMON, John – Foreman of Riordan's Paper Mills – Died March 3, 1878, Merritton (Ontario) – Instantly killed by the explosion of dynamite cartridges for blasting – (JRO 78).

SANDERS (Mrs.) – Died August 28, 1886 at Darlington, Ontario – Thrown from a buggy. – (ADS 86).

SAUL, Joseph – Died August 6, 1883, Picton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

SAUNDERS (Mrs.) (née Dempsey), and her 6 year old son, of St. Thomas, Ontario – Died August 7, 1885 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Wife of Fred Saunders. Killed by a train running into the buggy over a railway crossing. Her brother, Mr. Dempsey, of Hamilton, Ontario, is also killed. – (JRO 85).

SAUNDERS, Willie – Died June 11, 1883, London, Ontario – Crushed by a pile of boards – (ADS 83).

SAVAGE, J. N. – Captain of the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SAYLES, Wm. – Fireman – Died November 21, 1883 in Kincardine, Ontario harbour – Instantly killed when the boiler of the tug Erie Belle explodes. – (JRO 83).

SCALLION, Jas. – Engineer – Died June 5, 1885 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Run over on the railway track by a passing engine – (JRO 85).

SCATCHERD, James Newton – Lumber merchant – Born December 4, 1824 at Wyton, Ontario – Died January 18, 1885 at Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Mr. John Scatcherd, M.P. for West Middlesex in the Can. Assembly, and a brother of Messrs. Thos. and Robt. Scatcherd, who successively represented North Middlesex in Parliament. He removed to Buffalo in 1852. – (Obit. 85).

SCATCHERD, Robert Colin – ex-M.P. – Born November 12, 1842 in London, Ontario – Died February 20, 1879, Strathroy, Ontario – In 1876, he was returned to the House of Commons for North Middlesex, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his brother, the late Mr. Thos, Scatcherd, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 79).

SCHAMP, John – Died November 12, 1879, Beverley township, Ontario – While engaged in drawing stumps, takes shelter from a shower of rain under a partly raised stump. By some unknown means le clevis is parted and the bolt withdrawn, allowing the stump to fall on him, breaking his back in two places and forcing his intestines out through his abdomen – (JRO 79).

SCHANE, C. (Mrs.) – Died May 10, 1886 near Delhy, Ontario – Suicide by taking carbolic acid – (ADS 86).

SCHMIDT, Rev. Geo. R. – Died September 13, 1882, Wilmot, Ontario – Effects of a runaway – (ADS 82).

SCHRYVER – Died July 4, 1886 near Trenton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

SCHWARTZ, John – Died July 24, 1886 at Formosa, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

SCOTT, D. C. – Inspector of Licenses for East Huron, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on April 26, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

SCOTT, Francis – An old man – Died February 7, 1885 at Waterdown, Ontario – Wanders away from his home and being overcome by the cold is frozen to death. – (JRO 85).

SCOTT, Geo.- December 1, 1883, Guelph, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

SCOTT, H. M., of England (newly arrived) – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SCOTT, Jane, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 58 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SCOTT, John A. – Died March 16, 1882, Acton, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

SCOTT, Robert – Labourer – Died August 6, 1881, Brampton, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

SCOTT, Robt. – Died October 23, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 22 – Shot through the head and instantly killed by Guard Harte, while attempting to escape from Central Prison. He was serving a term of six months. – (JRO 83).

SCOTT, Thomas – M.P.P. for North Grey in the Ontario Assembly (1867-75) – Born in Nottingham, England – Died September 17, 1883 at Owen Sound, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

SCOTT, Thos. L. – Died September 29, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suffocated by gas. – (ADS 86).

SCOTT, Wm. Hepburne, Q.C. – Born at Brampton, Ontario, November 5, 1837 – Died July 11, 1881, Orangeville, Ontario – Son of the late John Scott, Esq., of Brampton. He married first in 1863, Miss Wright (she died in 1876), and secondly in 1878, Margaret, daughter of the late Judge Boucher, of Peterborough. – (Obit. 80-81).

SCRAM, Daniel – Died April 3, 1883, Wellandport, Ontario – Suicide – (ADS 83).

SCRIMGEOUR, Robert (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1821 at Mains and Strathmartine, Forfarshire, Scotland – Died November 16, 1885 at Forest, Ontario – In 1866, he went to Dunedin, New Zealand. He came to Canada in 1878. – (Obit. 85).

SCULTHORPE, R. E. – Died November 20, 1882, Port Hope, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

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

SEARLS, Abram Willet – M.D. – Died January 27, 1878, Milford, Ontario aged 34 – (Obit. 78).

SEARS, William – Died March 7, 1882, Kingston, Ontario – Killed by the falling of a block of ice upon him – (ADS 82).

SECORD, George – ex-M.P.P. for Monck in Ont. Assembly – Born in 1805 at St. Davids, Ontario – Died January 12, 1881, St. Ann's, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

SECORD, George R. – Railway Contractor – Died October 30, 1885 in Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

SECORD, Willie – Died July 10, 1883, Walkerville, Ontario aged 7 – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

SERENY, Chas. – Died January 13, 1886 at Lake Nipissing, Ontario – Drowned while under temporary aberration – (ADS 86).

SEXON, James – Died March 1, 1883, Otterville, Ontario – Burnt – (ADS 83).

SEXTON, Isabella (Mrs.) – Died in June, 1882, Ekfrid, Ontario aged 107 – (DL 82).

SEYMOUR, Benjamin (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1806 in Fredericksburg, Ontario – Died March 23, 1880, Port Hope, Ontario – Son of an English gentleman, who settled in Fredericksburg about 1793. – (Obit. 80-81).

SEYMOUR, Emily (Mrs. Williams) – Died December 24, 1882 at Penryn Park, Port Hope, Ontario – Wife of A. T. H. Williams, Esq., M.P. for East Durham in the House of Commons. She was a daughter of the late Hon. Benj. Seymour, Senator – (Obit. 82).

SEYMOUR, Robert – 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).

SHANE, Henry – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 12y 5m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SHANLY, Francis, C.E. – Born October 29, 1820 at The Abbey, Stradbally, Meath, Ireland – Died suddenly September 13, 1882 in a sleeping-car of the G. T. Railway between Kingston and Brockville, Ontario – Some few weeks previous to his death, Francis Shanly had lost his son, a young man of great promise, causing him to be greatly depressed and saddened, and ther can be little doubt that his sudden death, the immediate cause of which was apoplexy, was in no small degree due to mental anguish. Francis Shanly was the youngest but one of the six sons of Jas. Shanly, Esq. who emigrated with his family to Upper Canada in 1836. Francis Shanly was a brother of Walter Shanly – (Obit. 82).

SHAPRE, Adolphe – Sailor – Died November 12, 1885 at Niagara, Ontario – Falls from the mast of the stembeat Speedwell and is instantly killed – (JRO 85).

SHAVER, Chas. – Died June 18, 1882, Kingston, Ontario aged 60 – Drowned – (ADS 82).

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

SHAW, Henry – Died January 3, 1882, Simcoe, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

SHAW, J. – Died June 2, 1883, Amabel, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 83).

SHAW, James (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1797 in the County of Wexford, Ireland – Died February 6, 1878, Smith's Falls, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1820 – (Obit. 78).

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

SHEARD, Joseph – Mayor of the City of Toronto (1870-71) – Born in 1813 at Hornsey, Yorkshire, England – Died August 30, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833. – (Obit. 83).

SHEEHAN, Bridget – Died May 31, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

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

SHEPPARD, Henry Pigott – Barrister – Died July 20, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 27 – (Obit. 83).

SHEPPARD, J. (Mr.), of Hamilton (Ontario) – Passenger (= Shepherd, J.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SHERIDAN (Mrs.) – Died July 2, 1886 near Osgoode, Ontario aged 80 – Suicide – (ADS 86).

SHERLOCK, J. A. – Canadian Voyageur who accompanied Nile Expedition for the relief of General Gordon, Peterboro' Division – Died during the expedition in 1884 or 1885 – (Appendix 3, 1884)

SHERMAN, Andrew – Died May 7, 1886 at Thurlow, Ontario – Explosion of a blast – (ADS 86).

SHERWOOD (Mrs.) (née Shaw) – Died August 11, 1880, Charlotte, Ontario – Drowned after falling over board of the steamer Norseman – The body is recovered, and taken to Whitby, where it is buried on 14th. She was the wife of the Captain of the steamer Norseman and the daughter of Rev. John Shaw, of Whitby (Ontario). She had only been married a few months. On the same night (of the 11th or the 14th?) , Captain Sherwood, who is staying at the residence of his father-in-law is ordered quinine by his brother-in-law, Dr. Shaw. The prescription is made up at Whitfield's drug store and morphine accidentally substituted for quinine, the result being that Capt. Sherwood dies from the effects of a dose of it. – (JRO 80-81).

SHERWOOD, Annie (Mrs. Lewis) – Died July 28, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario, aged 56 – Wife of the Rt. Revd. Dr. Lewis, Lord Bishop of Ontario. She was the eldest daughter of the late Hon. Hy. Sherwood, Q.C., formerly Atty. Genl. of U.C. – (Obit. 86).

SHERWOOD, Captain of the steamer Norseman – Died August 11 or 14, 1880, Whitby, Ontario – Captain Sherwood, who is staying at the residence of his father-in-law is ordered quinine by his brother-in-law, Dr. Shaw. The prescription is made up at Whitfield's drug store and morphine accidentally substituted for quinine, the result being that Capt. Sherwood dies from the effects of a dose of it. The Captain's wife had died on the 11th (buried on the 14th), drowned after falling over board of the steamer Norseman. (JRO 80-81).

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

SHERWOOD, Charlotte (Mrs. Elmsley) – Died October 2, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 71 – Relict of the Hon. John Elmsley, M. L. C. of U. C., and eldest daughter of the late Hon. L. P. Sherwood – (Obit. 83).

SHERWOOD, Geo. (Hon.), Q.C. – Judge of the County Court of Hastings, Ontario (1865-81) – Born May 29, 1811 in Leeds, Ontario – Died February 27, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Son of the late Judge Levins P. Sherwood, brother of the late Hon. Henry Sherwood. – (Obit. 83).

SHERWOOD, Mary Graham (Mrs.) (née Smith) – Died August 15, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 77 – Widow of the late Hon. Hy. Sherwood, Q. C., formerly Atty. Genl. of U. C. She was a daughter of Mr. Peter Smith, of Kingston, Ontario, a U. E. loyalist. – (Obit. 86).

SHEWELL, Edward – Retired officer – Born in 1788 at Ickleford, England – Died February 11, 1879, Napanee, Ontario – He came to Canada after the Rebellion – (Obit. 79).

SHICKLUNA, Louis – Ship builder – Born in 1808 at Valetta, Malta – Died April 24, 1880, St. Catharines, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

SHIPLEY, L. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 26y 7m 7d – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SHIPLEY, M – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21y 6m 24d – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SHOEBOTTOM, James – Died January 17, 1881, Shoebottom's Corners, Ontario – Frozen to death from exposure – (JRO 80-81).

SHOEMAKER, Albin – Fisherman – Died November 17, 1884 near Port Elgin, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 84).

SHORE, James – Died April 27, 1882, Stittsville, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

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

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

SICKLES, Benj. (Rev.) – Superannuated Indian clergyman living on the Oneida Reserve – Died May 23, 1884 in London, Ontario – At the store of Mr. Alex Johnston, a friend of his, accidentally falls down the cellar stairs and fractures his skull, dying shortly after. – (JRO 84).

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

SIDLEY, Sylvester – Born in Cork, Ireland – Died June 9, 1886 at Belleville, Ontario aged 98 – (DL 86).

SILLCOX, Grant – Died December 28, 1883 at Middlemiss, Ontario – Murdered. He had a 12 year old son. Albert E. Wrightman and Jas. Graham are tried for the murder on May 9, 1884. Graham is discharged and Wrightman found not guilty. Wrightman will be re-arrested on a charge of robbery, found guilty and sentenced to 8 years in the Penitentiary. – (JRO 84).

SILVERTHON – Died November 27, 1886 at Owen Sound, Ontario, aged 18 – Accidentally shot by his brother. – (ADS 86).

SILVERWOOD, Saml. – Died June 11, 1883, Huntsville, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

SIMCOE, Philip Francis, J.P. – Died October 12, 1885 at Penheale, Cornwall, England aged 51 – Fourth son of the late Rev. H. A. Simcoe, and grandson of the late Lieut.-Genl. John Graves Simcoe, first Governor of Upper Canada – (Obit. 85).

SIMMERS, Joseph A. – Consul for the German Empire, merchant in Toronto – Born in 1826 in Germany – Died June 17, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He had resided many years in Canada. – (Obit. 83).

SIMMONDS, Benj. – Moulder – Died November 27, 1885 at London, Ontario aged 35 or 36 – Executed for the murder of Mary Ann Stokes whom he claims to be his wife. – (JRO 85, see June 5, 1885).

SIMPSON, Ed. – Died July 22, 1882, Norwich, Ontario – Killed by a reaping machine – (ADS 82).

SIMPSON, Frank – Died October 29, 1883, Cornwall, Ontario aged 8 – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

SIMPSON, John (Hon.) – Assistant Auditor-General of Canada – Born December 27, 1807 at Helmsley, Blackmoor, Yorkshire, England – Died September 19, 1878, Ottawa, Canada – He came to Canada about 1835 – (Obit. 78).

SIMPSON, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born May, 1812 at Rothes, near Elgin, Scotland – Died March 21, 1885 at Bowmanville, Ontario – The family came to Canada in 1816. – (Obit. 85).

SINCLAIR, John – Registrar of the County of Lambton, Ontario – Died December, 1879, Lobo, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

SINCLAIR, Wm. J. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

SISSON, A. H. – Died August 28, 1886 at Palmerston, Ontario – Killed while loading circus waggon. – (ADS 86).

SIVERIGHT, Dr. – Died in August, 1877 (Chatham, Ontario) – Died leaving a widow, two sons and two daugthers. One daughter, Miss Willena Siveright, went to Court claiming ownership of three medals her father received from the Spanish Government for his service in the British Legion under Sir DeLacy Evans, in Spain, in 1836. Judgement was given in her favor – (JRO 79, see page 205).

SKEAD, James (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born January 31, 1816 near Moresby Hall, Cumberland, England – Died July 5, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

SKINNER, Henry – M.D. (1862) – Died September 14, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario – Fromerly of Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England – (Obit. 85).

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

SLEIGHT, Thos. – Died November 18, 1881 – Murdered. Wm. Ney is charged with the murder, tried at Barrie, Ontario, and found not guilty on May 2, 1882 – (JRO 82).

SLEIGHT, Thos. – farmer – Died November 18, 1881, Innisfil, Ontario – Found dead. The coroner's jury returns verdict of wilful murder against Wm. Ney. November 30th, 1881 (JRO 80-81).

SLOAN – Receiver of Wreck for Welland, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on October 2, 1885 – (PAPS Dominion 85).

SLOAN, Andrew – Died August 16, 1886 at West Gwillimbury (Ontario) – Killed by Albert Kelly who is found guilty of manslaughter on September 29, 1886. – (JRO 86).

SMALL, John Thos. – M.D. (1851) – Died April 15, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

SMART, Elizabeth, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 26 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SMART, George – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 5 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

SMITH, Alex. – Died August 30, 1883, Belleville, Ontario aged 4 – Falls from a horse – (ADS 83).

SMITH, Andrew A. (Rev., Meth.) – Died August 9, 1885 at Cornwall, Ontario, aged 36 – (Obit. 85).

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

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

SMITH, Edward – Died May 31, 1886 at Napanee, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

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

SMITH, Frank – Died October 26, 1885 near Thorold, Ontario – Instantly killed while pressing hay, by the explosion of the steam boiler – (JRO 85).

SMITH, George – Died August 30, 1883, Niagara, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

SMITH, George – Farmer – Died July 24, 1878, near the village of Rockford, Norfolk, Ontario aged 49 – Murdered by his son James Smith, who then commits suicide – (JRO 78).

SMITH, H. – Died September 10, 1886 at Parry Sound, Ontario – Struck by the wheel of a steamer – (ADS 86).

SMITH, Harvey – Storekeeper – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SMITH, Ira – Died May 15, 1883, near Hamilton, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

SMITH, J. – Died June 8, 1880, Leamington, Ontario – Struck on the left side by a ball while playing lacrosse and instantly killed – (JRO 80-81).

SMITH, James – Died July 24, 1878, near the village of Rockford, Norfolk, Ontario aged about 21 – Commits suicide by hanging after having deliberately killed his father, George Smith, by striking him on the head with a wooden club – (JRO 78).

SMITH, Jas – Watchman on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SMITH, John – A young man – Died July 8, 1884 at Shallow Lake, near Boulter, Ontario – Killed by George Adams, hunter, who seeing Smith's black cap through the bushes, and mistaking it for the head of a bear, shot at him. – (JRO 84).

SMITH, John – Died November 2, 1883, Tilsonburg, Ontario – Stumping machine falls on him – (ADS 83).

SMITH, John – ex-M.P.P. – Native of County Down, Ireland – Died March 25, 1879, Chatham, Ontario aged 66 – He came early in life to America. – (Obit. 79).

SMITH, John – Farmer, an old man – Died January 21, 1882, near Shelburne, Ontario – Murdered in his house – (JRO 82).

SMITH, John – Sheriff of the County of Brant, Ontario (1853) – Died August 10, 1885 at Brantford, Ontario, aged 77. – (Obit. 85).

SMITH, M. S. – Late warden of the County of Oxford, Ontario – Born in 1844 in Charlotteville, Ontario – Died February 1, 1885 at his residence, ''Riverside,'' Brantford, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

SMITH, Margaret (Mrs.) – Born Paisley, Scotland – Died December, 1881, Woodstock, Ontario aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

SMITH, Mary Graham (Mrs. Sherwood) – Died August 15, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 77 – Widow of the late Hon. Hy. Sherwood, Q. C., formerly Atty. Genl. of U. C. She was a daughter of Mr. Peter Smith, of Kingston, Ontario, a U. E. loyalist. – (Obit. 86).

SMITH, Mary J. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 45 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SMITH, Mary Talbot (Lady) – Died October 4, 1882, Kingston, Ontario aged 69 – Relict of the late Hon. Sir. Henry Smith, Kt. – (Obit. 82).

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

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

SMITH, Orville E. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

SMITH, Robt. – Died December 15, 1886 near Allanburg, Ontario – Suffocation – (ADS 86).

SMITH, S., of Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario – Crew of the steamer Christopher O'Kelly – Died August 1, 1885 at Pembroke, Ontario – Dies in the flames as the steamer Christopher O'Kelly burns – (JRO 85).

SMITH, Samuel Boies – Formerly a clerk in the Ex. Council Office of Canada – Died July 16, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – He was a son of the late Hon. Saml. Smith, M.E.C. of U. C. – (Obit. 82).

SMITH, Wm. – Died August 8, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

SMOOTHS, Joe – Died February 9, 1886 at Owen Sound, Ontario – Accidentally killed. – (ADS 86).

SMYTH, Robt. Chas., Q.C. (1883) – Born in 1844 in Brantford, Ontario – Died November 9, 1884 in Brantford, Ontario – He married a daughter of Lt.-Col. Gilkison. – (Obit. 84).

SMYTHE, James (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Died December 2, 1879, Shelbourne, Ontario aged 54 – (Obit. 79).

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

SNIDER, George – M.P. for North Grey in House of Commons (1867-78) – Born January 31, 1813 at Eglington, Ontario – Died June 23, 1885 at Eglington, Ontario – He was the son a U.E. Loyalist – (Obit. 85).

SNIDER, Thos. – Died June 12, 1882, Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

SNYDER, Lewis – Died November 20, 1886 at Odessa, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

SNYDER, Mrs. – Died September 18, 1882, Otterville, Ontario – A runaway horse – (ADS 82).

SOARDY, Robert – Died April 20, 1883, Forest, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

SOMMERVILLE, Alexander (The Whistler at the Plough) – Writer for the press – Born March 15, 1811 at Springfield, Oldhamstocks, East Lothian, Scotland – Died June 17, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario. He came to Canada in 1858 – (Obit. 85).

SPARKS, Fred. (Mr.), P.L.S., brother of Robt., of Ottawa, Ontario – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SPARKS, Robt. (Mr.), P.L.S., brother of Fred., of Ottawa, Ontario – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

SPAULDING, Alex.- December 1, 1883, near Watford, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

SPENCE, Alexander (Rev.), D.D. – Retired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church, pastor in Ottawa, Ontario – Born at Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died September 4, 1878 at Elgin, Scotland at an advanced age – In 1848 he came to Ottawa, and was a pastor of St. Andrew's Church in that city for twenty years, when he retired – (Obit. 78).

SPENCE, Elizabeth Laurie (Mrs.) – Died April 13, 1879, East Neuk, Elgin, Scotland – Relict of the late Rev. Alexander Spence, D.D., formerly of Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

SPIGLEY, Chas. – Died October 11, 1883, Barrie, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

SPLAN, Ann (Mrs.) – Born in Ireland – Died July, 1881, Goderich, Ontario aged 106 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

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

SPRAGGE – Chief Justice of the Ct. of Appeal for Ontario, with title of Chief Justice of Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on May 6, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

SPRAGGE, Catherine Rosamond (Mrs.) (née Thom) – Died April 24, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – Widow of the late Hon. John Godfrey Spragge, Chief Justice of Ontario. She survived her husband only a few days. She was the eldest daughter of Dr. Alex. Thom, Staff Surgeon and Medical Supdt. of Military Settlements on the Rideau. – (Obit. 84).

SPRAGGE, John Godfrey (Hon.) – Chief Justice of Ontario and President of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Ontario – Born September 16, 1806 at New Cross, Surrey, England – Died April 20, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Joseph Spragge, who emigrated with his family to Toronto. He married Catherine Rosamond, daughter of Dr. Alex. Thom, Staff Surgeon and Medical Supdt. of Military Settlements on the Rideau. This lady survived her husband only a few days, dying at Toronto on April 24, 1884. – (Obit. 84).

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

SPROULE, Robt. – Died October 7, 1886 at Brantford, Ontario – Suicide by hanging. – (ADS 86).

SPROWLE – Died June 23, 1880, March Corners, Ontario aged 15 – Killed by lightning while tying a horse to a telegraph pole – (JRO 80-81).

ST. JOHN – Died June 24, 1882, St. Catharines, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ST. JOHN, Sarah Ann (Mrs. Todd) – Died December 14, 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 56 – Wife of Dr. Alpheus Todd, C.M.G., Librarian of Parliament, to whom she was united in marriage in 1845. She was a daughter of the late Capt. St. John, H.M.'s 9th Regt. – (Obit. 82).

STAFFORD Michael (Rev.) (R.C.) – Born March 1, 1832 in Township of Drummond, Lanark, Ontario – Died November 12, 1882 at Lindsay, Ontario – He his the son of a native of Wexford, Ireland – (Obit. 82).

STAFOLD : three children of Geo. Stafold – Died July 10, 1883, London West, Ontario – Drowned in the sudden rise of the river Thames caused by heavy rains. – (JRO 83).

STALKER, Wm. (Capt.) – Died November 12, 1886 at Sault Ste Marie, Ontario – Crushed on a propellor – (ADS 86).

STANLEY, Capt. Jas. – Died July 27, 1880, Middleton, Ontario – Dies from hydrophobia caused by a bite by his own dog – (JRO 80-81).

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

STANLEY, John, of Ottawa, Ontario – Passenger – Died February 10, 1882 at sea between New York and Porto Rico – Lost in the founder of the steamer Bahama in a hurricane – (JRO 82).

STANLEY, R. J. – Died July 2, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

STANNAGE, John (Rev., Church of Eng.) – Born May 31, 1808 at St. Brelade's, Island of Jersey – Died May 13, 1880, Yorkville, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833 as a missionary, and was placed in charge of settlements at St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia, where he remained for 23 years. His other missions were Welland, Ontario (1857-62), North Augusta, Ontario (1862-66), and Kemptville, Ontario (1866-80). – (Obit. 80-81).

STANTON, W. I. – Police Magistrate, Cobourg, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on January 29, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

STANTON, William Henry – Barrister of Ontario (1854) – Died June 2, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 59 – (Obit. 79).

STANZELL, Joseph – Born in Germany – Died February 16, 1884 at Goulburn, Ontario, aged 105 – (DL 84).

STAPLETON, Jno. – Died March 7, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Crushed in a sandpit – (ADS 86).

STEELE – Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on December 23, 1878 – (PAPS Dominion 78).

STEELE, Ann (Mrs.) – Born in Ireland – Died in April, 1885 at Niagara, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 85).

STEELE, David – Barrister (1877) – Died December 10, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario, aged 32 – Died from inuries received while out driving – (Obit. 86).

STEINHAUER, Henry Bird (Rev.) – Methodist missionary – Born in 1804 in the Ramah Indian settlement, Lake Simcoe, Ontario – Died December 29 at Whitefish Lake, N.W.T. – He was a pure blooded Indian of the Chippewa tribe, and was adopted in early life by a Pennsylvanian German family named Steinhauer, from whom he took his name and to whom he was indebted for a liberal education. – (Obit. 85).

STEINHOFF, P. – Died March 1, 1883, Otterville, Ontario – Suicide – (ADS 83).

STEVENS, Mary, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 35 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

STEVENS, Mina (Miss) – Died November 14, 1886 at Durham, Ontario – Waggon accident. – (ADS 86).

STEVENS, Rachel – Inmate of the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, Toronto, for 28 years – Died April 1, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario aged 70 – Murdered by a fellow-inmate, Valeria McKinley, aged 32 – (JRO 84).

STEVENS, Thos. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 5 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

STEVENSON, Geo. – Fireman – Died April 25, 1878, Cobourg, Ontario – Loses his life by the falling of the front wall of a building on fire – (JRO 78).

STEVENSON, John (Hon.) – Late Speaker of the Ontario Assembly (1867-71) – Born in 1812 in New Jersey, U.S.A. – Died April 1, 1884 at Napanee, Ontario – He was descended from a Quaker family that emigrated to America during the time of Wm. Penn. – (Obit. 84).

STEWART – Died July 12, 1883, Wingham, Ontario aged 37 – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

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

STEWART, Neil – ex-M.P. for Prescott in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1793 in the Isle of Skye, Scotland – Died May 8, 1881, Vankleek Hill, Ontario where he had lived for 50 years. – (Obit. 80-81).

STEWART, Richard – Died June 2, 1883, Gosfield, Ontario – Boiler explosion – (ADS 83).

STEWART, Sarah (Miss) – Born Skye, Inverness, Scotland – Died October 27, 1882, Mariposa, Ontario aged 102 – (DL 82).

STEWART, Sarah Maria (Mrs. Grasett) – Died March 23, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 72 – Widow of the Very Revd. Dean Grasett, D.D., to whom she was united in 1837. She was the eldest daughter of the late Hon. Jno. Stewart, Presdt. of the Ex. Council of Lower Canada. A memorial to Mrs. Grasett has been placed in St. James' Cathedral, Toronto, by the congregation. – (Obit. 86).

STILES, Isaac – Died December 5, 1882, Southwold, Ontario – Gored by a bull – (ADS 82).

STILLWELL, Lewis N. – A well-to-do farmer – Died January 1, 1885 in the Township of Bayham, Ontario – Shot in the head while out hunting – His wife, Sarah Jane Stillwell, 34, and Ransom Forbes, 20, are charged with murder and found not guilty – (JRO 85, See February 11, 1885).

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

STIRTON, Henrietta McGregor – Died February 25, 1879, Guelph, Ontario aged 65 – Wife of David Stirton, Esq., Postmaster of Guelph, Ontario, and late M. P, for South Wellington. – (Obit. 79).

STOCKWELL : a boy and a girl of Caleb Stockwell of London, Ontario – Born September 15, 1883 – Died October 4, 1883 – Quadruplets – (JRO 83).

STOCKWELL : a girl of Caleb Stockwell of London, Ontario – Born September 15, 1883 – Died October 4, 1883 – Quadruplet – (JRO 83).

STOKES, Mary Ann – Died June 5, 1885 at London, Ontario aged 40 – Murdered by Benj. Simmonds, who claims to be her husband, in a drunken fit. He is executed on November 27, 1885 – (JRO 85).

STORING, Isaac – Died May 26, 1882, Plevna, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

STOUT, Mrs. Henry – Died June 7, 1882, Port Perry, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

STRAITH, John (Rev. Presb.) – Born in 1826 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 10, 1885 at Sherburne, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

STRANGE – Police Magistrate, Kingston, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on January 29, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

STRANGE, Maxwell W. (Lt-Col.) – Police Magistrate of Kingston, Ont. – Born in 1820 – Died September 29, 1880, Kingston, Ontario – He was a brother-in-law of Sir Alex Campbell, K.C.M.G. – (Obit. 80-81).

STRATFORD, Henry – Died May 31, 1883, Lake St. Clair, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

STRAUSBERGER, H. – Died October 22, 1882, New Hamburg, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

STRIKER, Gideon – M. P. P. for Prince Edward in the Ontario Assembly (1872-83) – Native of the County of Prince Edward, Ontario – Died October 6, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Died suddenly – (Obit. 86).

STRONG, Robert – Fisherman – Died November 17, 1884 near Port Elgin, Ontario – Drowned – (JRO 84).

STRONG, Samuel Spratt (Rev.), D.D., D.C.L. (Church of Eng.) – Borin February 27, 1801 in Dorsetshire, England – Died October 6, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1835. He was the father of Hon. S. H. Strong, of the Supreme Court of Canada. – (Obit. 80-81).

STROUD, Sarah (Mrs.) – Died May 19, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario aged 99 – (DL 85).

STUART, Geo. Okill (Hon.), Q.C. (1854) – Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court of Quebec (1873) – Born October 12, 1807 at York (now Toronto, Ontario) – Died March 5, 1884 at Quebec – He was one of a family, many of the members of which have distinguished themselves in Canada, and have left names which will not soon be forgotten. He was the son of the late Dr. Stuart, for many years Archdeacon of Kingston, and grandson of the Rev. John Stuart, a clergyman of the Church of England, who at the close of the revolutionary war, left the U.S. to settle in Canada. His mother was a daughter of General Brooks, of Medford, for several years Governor of Massachusetts. G. O. Stuart pursued his legal studies with his father's brother, Mr. (afterwards Sir James) Stuart. He married Margaret Black Stacey, niece of the late Hon. Hy. Black, C.B., who survives him. – (Obit. 84).

STUART, John – Barrister – Born in 1808 at Brockville, Ontario – Died September 26, 1878, Township of Hull, Quebec – Killed accidentally – He was nearly related to the late Sir Allan N. MacNab – (Obit. 78).

STUART, Robt. Chas. Wm. (Lieut.-Col) – Chief clerk of the Governor-Genl. Secry's Office, Ottawa (1882-83) – Born in 1826 – Died January 21, 1883 in Ottawa, Ontario – He was the second son of the late Sir Simeon H. Stuart, 5th Bart., of Hartley, Mauduit, Hampshire. – (Obit. 83).

STURDY, Jos. – Died October 10, 1882, York, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

SULLIVAN, Dennis – Died October 7, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

SULLIVAN, Emily Delatre (Lady Hinks) – Born in 1811 in India – Died May 14, 1880 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of Hon. Sir Francis Hincks, K.C.M.C., C.B., to whom she was united, 1875, she being then the relict of Hon. Justice R. B. Sullivan of Toronto – (Obit. 80-81).

SULLIVAN, John – Laborer – Died September 10, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – Killed by the falling of the scaffoling of a new building – (JRO 79).

SULLIVAN, Mrs P. – Died February 3, 1882, Caradoc, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

SULLIVAN, Patrick – Died May 23, 1886 at Parkdale, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

SULLY, Richard – Businessman, writer – Born in Nottingham, England – Died September 23, 1879, London, Ontario aged 80 – (Obit. 79).

SUTHERLAND, Angus – Born in Suthelandshire, Scotland – Died March 24, 1885 at West Gwilliambury (sic), Ontario aged 103 – (DL 85).

SUTHERLAND, Jas. G. – Died August 2, 1886 at Napier, Ontario – Mill accident. – (ADS 86).

SUTHERLAND, John – Died February 9, 1885 at London, Ontario – Commits suicide by drinking liquor mixed with a preparation known as ''Rough on Rats'' – (JRO 85).

SUTHERLAND, Robert – Barrister – Died June 2, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 48 – (Obit. 78).

SUTTON, Wm., workman employed on the C.P.R. – Died July 30, 1881, near Brandon, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

SWANWICK, Letitia, spinster – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 21y 6m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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

SWEET, Edmund E. (Rev., Methodist) – Died September 27, 1884 at Brantford, Ontario, aged 73 – (Obit. 84).

SWINTON, Thos. Jun. – Died September 1, 1881, near Kirkwall, Ontario aged 19 – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

SYKES, Robert – Died May 22, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

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



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