Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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TAAFFE, Edward – Died November 27, 1886 at Hamilton, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

TABARET, Jos. Hy. (Rev.), D.D. – Superior of the College of Ottawa (1867-86) – Born April 10, 1828 at Marcellin, Dept. d'Isère, France – Died February 28, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario – Died suddenly – Ordained in Ottawa in 1850. – (Obit. 86).

TABB, Mrs. Elias, and her child – Died October 27, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – Accidentally killed on the track of the Hamilton and North-western Railway – (JRO 79).

TALONER, A. – Died April 1, 1884 on the Canadian Pacific Railway about 165 miles from Port Arthur (Ontario) – Killed by the premature explosion of a blast – (JRO 84).

TANDY, William – Journalist – Born in England – Died January 3, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario aged 41 – (Obit. 82).

TASSIE, Benjamin – Manager of the Bank of Montreal at Cornwall, Ontario – Died November 25, 1884 at Cornwall, Ontario, aged 40 – He was the second son of Mr. Jas. Tassie, Golden Hill, Nelson. – (Obit. 84).

TASSIE, Wm., M.A. (1858), LL.D. (1871) – Born May 10, 1815 at Dublin, Ireland – Died November 21, 1886 at Peterboro', Ontario – He came to Canada wiht his father's family in 1834. A memorial tablet of brass, in honour of Dr. T., is about to be placed in the Galt Institute. – (Obit. 86).

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

TAYLOR, And. – Died June 17, 1882 in the Tp. of Grey, Ontario aged 6 – Suffocated in an oat bin – (ADS 82).

TAYLOR, Dougal – Died June 17, 1882 in the Tp. of Grey, Ontario aged 9 – Suffocated in an oat bin – (ADS 82).

TAYLOR, George – Sheriff of the Co. of Hastings, Ontario (1863-83) – Born at Belleville, Ontario – Died October 28, 1883 at Belleville, Ontario aged 68 – (Obit. 83).

TAYLOR, James William – Formerley Collector of Customs at Niagara, Ontario – Died September 10, 1878, Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland aged 78 – (Obit. 78).

TAYLOR, John Fennings – Deputy Clerk and 1st Clerk Assistant of the Senate – Born March 14, 1817 in London, England – Died May 4, 1882 at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, U.S.A., whither he had gone for the benefit of his health – Came to Canada in 1836. A memorial window has been placed in St. Alban's Church, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

TAYLOR, Lachlin (Rev.), D.D. (Methodist) – Born June 18, 1815 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died September 4, 1881, Sackville, New Brunswick – He came to Canada with his parents and settled at Lachute, Quebec. He ministered in Quebec and Ontario before retiring from active work, owing to illness in 1845. His father was an elder in the National Church of Scotland. – (Obit. 80-81).

TAYLOR, Robt. – Died June 17, 1882, Tp. of Grey, Ontario aged 3 – Suffocated in an oat bin – (ADS 82).

TAYLOR, Sarah (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died February 15, 1886 at Louth, Ontario aged 120 years 11 months (sic) – (DL 86).

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

TAYLOR, Thos. – Paper manufacturer – Born about 1813 in Staffordshire, England – Died April 21, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to America with his parents, who took up their residence near Albany, N.Y., in 1821; removed to York (now Toronto) in 1825. The deceased and his brother retired from their manufacturing business, Thos. Taylor & Bro., in 1880 in favour of their nephews and sons. – (Obit. 80-81).

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

TEEMAN, Huldah (Mrs.), of St. Vincent, Ontario – Died February 14, 1883 near Flint, Michigan, U.S.A. aged 74 – Killed when a broken rail throws a train off the track. – (JRO 83).

TEETS, Cook – Died December 4, 1884 at Owen Sound, Ontario – Hanged for the murder of his wife Rosannah Leppard – (JRO 84, see November 5, 1884).

TEETS, Rosannah (Mrs.) (née Leppard) – Died November 1, 1883 in the Township of Artemesia, Ontario – Murdered by her husband Cook Teets who is found guilty November 5, 1884, and sentenced to be hanged on December 5, 1884 on which day the sentence is carried out. – (JRO 84).

TEEVINS, Patrick – Died May 5, 1883, Lindsay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

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

TELFER, T. A. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

TEMPEST, Sarah – Died December 12, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 5 – Accidentally fiven carbolic acid instead of cough mixture – (ADS 83).

TERRY (first name ou surname?), a boy aged 11 – Died October 4, 1879, Bowmanville, Ontario – Accidentally killed while amusing himself jumping into a bin of grain – (JRO 79).

TERRY, Geo. – Died September 2, 1882, Moira Lake, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

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

TESSIER bros (2) – Died October 22, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

TETRAULT, wife, 2 ch'd'n – Died November 14, 1883, Mitchell's Bay – Drowned – (ADS 83).

THIBAUDEAU, J. B. – Died October 13, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – Run over by a train.. – (ADS 86).

THICKSON, Albert – Died January 24, 1882, Bowmanville, Ontario aged 15 – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

THOM, Catherine Rosamod (Mrs. Spragge) – 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).

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

THOMAS, Henry – Waterloo veteran – Died January 3, 1882, Bowmanville, Ontario aged 100 – (DL 82).

THOMAS, May V. – Died August 23, 1883, Whitby, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

THOMASSEN, W. – Died October 24, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

THOMPSON – Died April 17, 1886 at Riverview, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

THOMPSON – Died June 9, 1886 in the Township of Collingwood, Ontario – Accidentally shoots himself – (ADS 86).

THOMPSON, Angus – Died November 11, 1882, West Zorra, Ontario – Overturning of his waggon – (ADS 82).

THOMPSON, Bella – Died August 22, 1883, near Maxwell, Ontario aged 16 – Struck by lightning – (ADS 83).

THOMPSON, Catharine – an old woman – Died April 5, 1879, Markahm Township, Ontario – Murdered by Edward Thickpenny who was arrested May 14, 1879 – (JRO 79).

THOMPSON, David – Died February 11, 1882, Ancaster, Ontario – Caving in of a sand pit – (ADS 82).

THOMPSON, David – M.P. for Haldimand in Can. Assembly and subsequently in House of Commons (1863-86) – Born December 7, 1836 in Wainfleet, Welland, Ontario – Died April 18, 1885 at his residence, Ruthven Park, Indiana, Ontario – He was a son of a former representative in Parlt of Haldimand, the late D. Thompson, Esq. – (Obit. 86).

THOMPSON, J. – Died March 27, 1883, near Kingston, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 83).

THOMPSON, Miss. – Died August 31, 1882, Drumbo, Ontario – Killed by a runaway – (ADS 82).

THOMPSON, Saml. – Journalist – Born in 1810 in London, England – Died July 8, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833. – (Obit. 86).

THOMPSON, W. – Died July 5, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

THOMSON, William Alexander – Identified himself with railway undertakings – Born in 1816 in Wigtownshire, Scotland – Died October 1, 1878, Glencairn, near Queenston, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

THORNTON, Chas. – Died June 11, 1883, Georgetown, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

THORNTON, David, an engine fitter – Died April 8, 1881, near Barrie, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Northern Railway – (JRO 80-81).

TIBBLES, Henry – 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).

TOBIN : two girls aged 11 and 14 – Died August 22, 1885 near Ottawa, Ontario – Ran over by a train and killed. – (JRO 85).

TOBIN, Albert – Died August 14, 1886 at Windsor, Ontario – Falls from a gutter. – (ADS 86).

TODD, Alpheus, C.M.G. (1881); LL.D. (1881) – Librarian of the Parliament of Canada (1870) – Died January 22, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario – He was a son of the late Henry Cooke Todd, Esq. The family came to Canada in 1833. – (Obit. 84).

TODD, Sarah Ann (Mrs.) (née St. John) – 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).

TOLLEY, George – of the Canadian Illustrated News and previously editor of the Montreal Star – Died September 6, 1879, near Brockville, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – (JRO 79).

TOMLINSON, Arthur – Died November 3, 1883, near Peterboro', Ontario – Accidentally shot by D. Phillips – (ADS 83).

TOMPSETT, Joseph – Died June 10, 1884 at Picton, Ontario – Hanged for the murder of Peter Lazier – (JRO 84, see May 6, 1884).

TOPP, Alexander (Rev.), D.D. – Presbyterian clergyman – Born in 1815 at Sheriffmill, near Elgin, Scotland – Died October 6, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Toronto in 1858. – (Obit. 79).

TORRANCE, John (Rev.), M.A. – Professor of New Testament Interpretation in Baptist Theological College, Toronto – Born December 6, 1839 in Kilmarnock, Scotland – Died August 3, 1881, Bobcaygeon, Ontario – He came to Canada with his parents in 1849. – (Obit. 80-81).

TOZER, Mrs. Thomas – Died February 24, 1883, Ottawa, Ontario – Burnt – (ADS 83).

TRAELER, John – Died May 11, 1883, Louisville, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

TRAVERSY, Félix – Died September 14, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario – Thrown from a cart. – (ADS 86).

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

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

TREMILLION – Fireman – Died June 22, 1884 near Welland, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Welland branch of the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 84).

TUCHU, F. – Died December 5, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by jumping out of a window – (ADS 86).

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

TURNER, Katie – Died May 14, 1883, Julia Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario aged 12 – Accidentally shot by James Smith, 15 – (ADS 83).

TURNER, Thos. – Died October 25, 1882, Thorold, Ontario – Mill accident – (ADS 82).

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

TWIGG, Chas. – Died July 31, 1886 near Shannonville, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

TYE, Charles – Bricklayer – Died October 10, 1885 near Toronto, Ontario – Run over and killed by a railway train – (JRO 85).

TYLER, Wm. Joseph – Died July 14, 1883, Brooklyn, Ontario – Suicide by poison – (ADS 83).

TYNER, Christopher – Journalist – Born in 1836 in Toronto, Ontario – Died July 8, 1878, East Flamboro', Ontario – (Obit. 78).

UGLOW, Wm. - Died July 20, 1886 at North Dorchester (Ontario) – Drowned – (ADS 86).

VALENTINE, George (Mr. and Mrs.) – Died December 29, 1881 – Kingston Road crossing, near Toronto, Ontario – Killed by a Grand Trunk train. A verdict of $6,000 is returned against the Grand Trunk Railay Co. in favour of their heirs on January 11, 1883. – (JRO 83).

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

Van DUSEN, Conrad (Rev.) – Superannuated clergyman of the Methodist Church of Canada – Died August 18, 1878, Whitby, Ontario aged 77 – (Obit. 78).

Van NORMAN, Danl. (Rev.) C., LL.D. (1862) – One of the Principals of the Van Norman Institute for the education of Young Ladies, New York, founded by him in 1857 – Born in 1815 in Hamilton, Ontario – Died June 24, 1886 at New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

Van NORMAN, Delavan Decatur – Stipendiary Magistrate and Registrar for the District of Thunder Bay, Ontario – Born in 1811 – Died June 11, 1878, Thunder Bay, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

VANKOUGHNET, Elijah – Died June 28, 1882, (Kingston, Ontario) – Hanged for the murder of John Richardson at Buck Lake on 13th August 1881. Sentenced April 21, 1882 – (JRO 82).

VANWART, Joseph – Died May 22, 1883, Woodstock, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

VARMER, Ruth – Died August 30, 1883, Belleville, Ontario, aged 25 – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

VAUX, Thos. – Late Accountant to the House of Commons – Born June 18, 1797 at Wisbeach, Cambridge, England – Februaty 25, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1817. – (Obit. 80-81).

VENABLES, Alex. – Died September 10, 1883, Chatham, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

VIANT, Smith – Died September 16, 1882, Consecon, Ontario – Crushed to death – (ADS 82).

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

VIDAL, Catherine Louise (Mrs.) (née Wright) – Died April 19, 1882 at Sarnia, Ontario aged 58 – Wife of the Hon. Alex Vidal, Senator, to whom she was united in marriage in 1847. She was a daughter of the late Capt. W. E. Wright, R.N. – (Obit. 82).

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

VINCENT, Edward Norwood – Late a Captain in H. M.'s 69th Regt. of Foot – Died January 18, 1879, Uxbridge, Ontario aged 40 – (Obit. 79).

VINCENT, Thos. – Dealer in jewellery and fancy goods – Died April 5, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Disappears mysteriously. His overcoat is found on Bronson's dock, Victoria Island, leading to the supposition of suicide – (JRO 79).

VODDEN, Mrs. – Died August 5, 1882, Brampton, Ontario – Accidentally shot by her sister – (ADS 82).

Von BROCKDORFF, William (Count) – Customs Officer at Port Lambton, Ontario – Died November 25, 1879, Port Lambton, Ontario aged 60 – (Obit. 79).



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