Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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ABBEY, J. – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

ABBOTT, Hodson G. B. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario, aged 9y 6m 24d – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria(JRO 80-81).

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

ABNER, Lloyd – Died December 11, 1883 at White Rose, Ontario – Accident'ly sh'ts hims'f – (ADS 83).

ADAMS, Wm. - Died March 2, 1886 near Bruce Mines, Ontario – Exposure – (ADS 86).

ADDEM, Edward – Died July 9, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Found dead with 8 serious wounds. An inquest results in a verdict of murder by parties unknown. – (JRO 86).

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

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

AIKENS, Wm. - Died February 17, 1885 or earlier about 5 miles from Seaforth, Ontario – Found frozen to death having lost his way in a snow bank. – (JRO 85).

AIKMAN, Michael (Lt.-Col.) – ex-M.P.P. for Wentworth, in the U.C, Assembly 1838-40 – Born in 1797 – Died March 21, 1881 at Barton, Ontario – Son of Col. John Aikman, a U.E. Loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

ALDWORTH, Alfred – Died March 30, 1886, Bowmanville, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (ADS 86).

ALEXANDER (Miss) – Died January 19, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ALEXANDER, James Lynne (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1800 at Glenhead, Antrim, Ireland – Died August 22, 1879 at Grimsby, Ontario – Came to Canada with his parents when 16 years of age – (Obit. 79).

ALEXANDER, Wm. – Died July 24, 1882, Chatham, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ALLAN, John – Died November 26, 1883, Drumbo, Ontario – Crushed by a barn door – (ADS 83).

ALLAN, S. – Died August 3, 1883, Barrie, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

ALLAN, Selby, of Toronto, Ontario – Died August 3, 1883 in Kempendeldt Bay, near Barrie, Ontario – Drowned – Son of Senator G. W. Allan – (JRO 83).

ALLEN, A. (Mrs) – Died March 15, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Asphyxiated by coal gas – (ADS 83).

ALLEN, Alexander – Died March 15, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Asphyxiated by coal gas – (ADS 83).

ALLEN, Geo. Albert – Died July 15, 1882, Manotick, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ALLEN, George Lytteton – Late Grand Master and Sovereing of the Orange Order in B.N.A – Died July 27, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 72 – (Obit. 82).

ALLEN, John – Died March 15, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Asphyxiated by coal gas – (ADS 83).

ALLEN, Laura (Mrs) – Died April 16, 1883, Belleville, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

ALLEN, Matthew – Died April 8, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Suicides while insane – (ADS 83).

ALLES, Cornelius, of Waterloo, Ontario – Died September 22, 1883 in Detroit, Michgan, U.S.A – Shot in the head by some party unknown. – (JRO 83).

ALLISON, Edgar – Died June 2, 1886 near Hamilton, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

AMBERY, John (Rev.), A. M. – Late Professor of Classics and Logic in Trinity College, Toronto, Ontario – Died November 19, 1878 in London, England – He was a graduate of Brasenose College, Oxford, England – (Obit. 78).

AMER, Jacob – Born Glengarry, Ontario – Died August 2, 1878 in the County of Grey, Ontario, aged 100 years 4 months and 10 days – (JRO 78).

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

ANDERSON – A train hand – Died August 28, 1881 near Lancaster, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 80-81).

ANDERSON – Died October 26, 1883, Ridgetown, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

ANDERSON, Alex – Died May 24, 1883, Chelsey, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

ANDERSON, Anna (Mrs.) – Died March 26, 1886, Insane Asylum, Toronto, Ontario – Suicide while insane. – (ADS 86).

ANDERSON, Anna (Mrs.) – Died March 26, 1886, Insane Asylum, Toronto, Ontario – Suicide while insane. – (ADS 86).

ANDERSON, Benj. – Died April 13, 1883, Rothsay, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 83).

ANDERSON, Edmund – Collector fo Customs at Amherstburg, Ontario (1851) – Native of Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died July 8, 1884 at Amherstburg, Ontario – He was a son of the late Dr. T. W. Anderson, of Golspie. His brother, the late Dr. W. J. Anderson, of Quebec, was the author of a Life of the Duke of Kent. – (Obit. 84).

ANDERSON, Harry – Died December 1, 1882 at Peterboro', Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

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

ANDERSON, Henry – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario, aged 10 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ANDERSON, John C. – Died May 4, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Suicides with a knife – (ADS 83).

ANDERSON, Thos. – Died December 2, 1886 near Hamilton, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

ANDREWS, W. H. (Rev.), D.D. – Clergyman of the Presbyterian Church – Died March 30, 1879, Galt, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

ANTICKNAP, (Mrs.) – Died June 18, 1879, Arthur, Ontario – Killed by her husband who stroke her on the head with an axe. He later was acquitted on the ground of insanity – (JRO 79).

APPEL, David – Died July 21, 1886 at Bridgeport, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ARCHER, Henry – Died May 10, 1886 at Owen Sound, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

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

ARMITAGE, (Mrs.), a widow residing near Odessa – Died December 17, 1883 at Cataraqui, Ontario, 3 miles west of Kingston, aged 75 – Killed when the stage running between Kingston and Napanne colldes with a Grand Trunk train. – (JRO 83).

ARMSTRONG, Charlotte Elizabeth (Madame Langevin) – Died April 9, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario, aged 29 – Died from consumption - Wife of Edouard J. Langevin, Esq., Clerk of the Senate of Canada. She was the daughter of the Hon. Jas. Armstrong, C.M.G., late Chief Justice of St. Lucia and Tobago, West Indies. – (Obit. 86).

ARMSTRONG, George, former resident of Barrie, Ontario – Died December 8, 1879, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba – Commits suicide by taking strychnine – (JRO 79).

ARMSTRONG, Jas. (Lt-Clo.) - Late commanding the 30th Wellington Batt. of Rifles – Born in 1817 in Londonderry, Ireland – Died June 30, 1886 at Guelph, Ontario, where he had resided since 1834. – (Obit. 86).

ARMSTRONG, John – Died May 20, 1879, Huntley, Carleton, Ontario, aged 103 – (JRO 79).

ARMSTRONG, Jos. - Died February 13, 1886 at St. George, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

ARMSTRONG, M. ( Miss) – Died April 13, 1883, Guelph, Ontario, aged 19 – Drowned in a cellar – (ADS 83).

ARMSTRONG, Mary (Mrs. Ryerson) – Died January 20, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 75 – Relict of the late Rev. A. E. Ryerson, D.D., LL.D. She was the second wife of Dr. Ryerson. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jas. R. Armstrong, Esq., of Toronto and was married in November, 1833. – (Obit. 84).

ARNEIL, Wm. - Born in Ireland - Died August 31, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario aged 107 – (DL 86).

ARNOLD, Charles – Hybridist – Died April 21, 1883 at Paris, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

ARNOLD, Jos. E. – Died November 26, 1886 at Forest, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

ARNOLD, Mr. and Mrs. – Died January 3, 1883 near Frome, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

ARTHUR, James Jr. (Mrs) – Died March 16, 1883, Hillier, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

ASHBERRY, Jane – G'man's wife – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario, aged 58y 6m 3d – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ASHLEY, (Mrs.), an old woman – Died May 12, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Asphyxiates herself in the St. James Hotel by blowing out the gas and leaving the burner open – (JRO 80-81).

ASHTON, Edward – Died January 9, 1882, Columbia, Ontario – Caught in mill mach'ry – (ADS 82).

ASHURST, John S. - Died February 2, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by poisoning – (ADS 86).

ATCHISON, Willie – Died July 4, 1886 at Brantford, Ontario aged 8 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ATKINSON, Geo. – Died October 23, 1882, St. Thomas, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

ATKINSON, Jas. – Foreman in Mr. John Oliver's planing mill – Died February 12, 1881 in Toronto – Killed, being literally torn to pieces by the machinery – (JRO 80-81).

AUMOND, Joseph – Lumber merchant born in L'Assomption, Quebec – Born in 1810 at L'Assomption, Quebec – Died November 10, 1879 in Ottawa, Ontario – He is one of the early pionneers of the Ottawa Valley, he having first taken up his residence at Bytown, now Ottawa, when he was but 17 years of age – (Obit. 79).

AVERY, John – Died June 20, 1883, Lake Erie, Ontario, aged 18 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

AYERS, Samuel – Died July 25, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 4 – Drowned in a cistern – (ADS 83).

AYOTTE, Louis, and 4 others – Died October 15, 1881, Duchesne Lake, near Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 80-81).



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