Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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Angola

CURRIE, Clara (Mrs.) (née Wilkes) – Died September 24, 1886 at Bailunda, West Central Africa – Wife of Rev. W. T. Currie, a Missionary from the Can. Corngregational Churches. She was a daughter of Mr. Jas. Wilkes, City Treasurer, Brantford, Ontario, and accompanied her husband to Africa in the spring of 1886. – (Obit. 86).

WILKES, Clara (Mrs. Currie) – Died September 24, 1886 at Bailunda, West Central Africa – Wife of Rev. W. T. Currie, a Missionary from the Can. Corngregational Churches. She was a daughter of Mr. Jas. Wilkes, City Treasurer, Brantford, Ontario, and accompanied her husband to Africa in the spring of 1886. – (Obit. 86).



Australia

FRENCH, John (Capt.) – Commanding a company of scouts, which he had organized – Died May 13, 1885 Batoche, N.W.T. – Killed at the capture of Batoche – He was a son of the late John French, Esq., of Mornington Park, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and a brother of Col. G. A. French, C.M.G., formerly Commr. of the N.W. Mounted Police, Canada, and now commandant of Queensland forces (Australia). – (Obit. 85).

GORE, Mary Pitt (Mrs. Ryland) – Died November 9, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of Mr. G. H. Ryland, Registrar, of Montreal. She was the youngest daughter of the late Col. Ralph Gore, of Barrownount, Kilkenny, Ireland, head of the Gore Family, and heir to the dormant Earldom of Ross (in the County of Fermanagh, Ireland). Col. Gore came out with his family to Canada by the advice of his brother, Admiral Sir John Gore, K.C.B., in 1821, in charge of the Ordnance Department, conferred on him by the Duke of Wellington, through whose influence his second son, Lieut. George A. Gore, R.N., was appointed Comptroller of the Customs at Quebec. His son, Lieut. Col. Gore, R.A., was well known in Canada during the Fenian invasion in command of a crack Battery of Artillery. Col. Gore had five daughters. The eldest died unmarried; the second married the late Sir Dominick Daly, also well known in Canada, and latterly Lieut. Governor of South Australia; ther third daughter married the Hon. F. W. Primrose, a brother of the late Earl of Roseberry; the fourth daughter married Col. Hawkins, then in command of the 68th Regt. In Canada, and the youngest daughter, the object of this obituary, Mr. G. H. Ryland, whose family name is historically connected with Canada. It might be added that one of Mrs. Ryland's uncle, Lieut. Gen. Sir Arthur Gore, was killed leading the attack on Bergen-op-Zoom, and her brother, Lieut. Arthur Gore, 33rd Regt., was killed at Waterloo – (Obit. 79).

HOWE, Michael Callanan , M.A., LL.D. (1859) – Born in Tipperary, Ireland – Died August 3, 1884 at Sidney, New South Wales – He came to Canada (Ontario) in 1851 and proceeded to Australia in 1866. – (Obit. 84).

HUTCHISON, Alex. Rankin – M.D. – Born April 5, 1853 at Miramichi, New Brunswick – Died October 19, 1880, Bundarra, N.S.W., Australia – He studied at Harvard, Edinburgh, Dublin and London. In 1879 he left London for Australia. – (Obit. 80-81).

KENNEDY, Arthur Edward, (Sir), K.C.M.G. (1871), C.B. (1862) – Governor of Vancouver Island (1863-67) – Born in 1810 – Died June 3, 1883 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (where he was Gov'r) – (Obit. 83).

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).



Austria

SCHULTZE, Eleonora (Mrs.) – Born in Austria – Died October 27, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged over 103 – (DL 86).



Barbados

BOVELL, James (Rev.) – M.D. (1838) – Born in 1817 in Barbados, West Indies – Died January 16, 1880 in Nevis, West Indies – He came to Canada about 1848 and settled in Toronto, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).

HINKS, Francis (Hon. Sir), K.C.M.G. (1869) – Prime Minister of Canada 1851-54, Governor-in-chief of Barbadoes and the Windward Islands 1855-62, Governor of British Guiana 1862-69 – Born December 14, 1807 in the city of Cork, Ireland – Died August 18, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – Died from small-pox – He settled in Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 85).



Belgium

BURNS, Capt. of the ship St. Bernard, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and the mate – Died July 21, 1879, Flushing, Belgium – Died in the lost of the ship on the bans of that coast – (JRO 79).

HAULTAIN, Frederick William (Lt.-Col.) – Registrar of Peterborough (1873) – Born November 7, 1821 at Brussels, Belgium – Died December 9, 1882 at Peterboro', Ontario – The son of the Late Maj.-Genl. Francis Hautain, of the British Army. He came to Canada in 1860 – (Obit. 82).

HUYGENS, E. (Rev.), S.J. – Clergyman of the Church of Rome – Born in 1818 in Belgium, of Flemish extraction – Died January 21, 1879 in Quebec – He ad been a resident of Canada since 1872 – (Obit. 79).

JOSEPH, Abraham – Vice-Consul for Belgium at Quebec (1855-86) – Born November 14, 1815 at Berthier en haut, Quebec – Died March 20, 1886 at his residence, Kincardine Place, Quebec City – (Obit. 86).



Bermuda

ASTWOOD, E. F. (Capt.), of Bermuda – Died February 10, 1882 at sea between New York and Porto Rico, aged about 39 – Lost in the founder of the steamer Bahama in a hurricane – (JRO 82).

JOUBERT, Ambrose – Late Chief of Police of Montreal – Died in November, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 84 – He had serves as a ''patriot'' in 1837, and was among those banished to Bermuda – (Obit. 84).

MASSON, Luc Hyacinthe – Ex-M.P. for Soulanges, Quebec in Can. Assembly and in the House of Commons – Born August 15, 1811 at St. Benoit, Quebec – Died October 17, 1880, Coteau Landing, Quebec – He was the last survivor of the 8 Canadian exiles sent to Bermuda, in 1837, for participating in the Rebellion of that period. – (Obit. 80-81).

SPEDON, Andrew Learmont – Author and journalist – Born August 21, 1831 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died September 26, 1884 at Paget, Bermuda, West Indies – While yet a child emigrated with his parents to Canada. He lived in Quebec. He removed to Bermuda owing to failing health. – (Obit. 84).



Brazil

HARTT, Charles Frederick, M.A. – Superintendent of the Geological Survey of the Empire of Brazil – Born in 1840 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died March 18, 1878, Rio Janeiro, Brazil – Died of yellow fever – He was the son of the late J. W. Hartt, Esq. – (Obit. 78).



Channel Islands

BOURINOT, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born March 15, 1814 at Grouville, Island of Jersey – Died January 21, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

Le VESCONTE, Isaac (Hon.) – ex-M.P. – Born August 12, 1822 at St. Aubins, Jersey – Died October, 1879, Arichat, Nova Scotia – He belonged to the family of St. Sauvear Le Vesconte in Normandy, who became Lords of the Manor of St. Germains, Jersey. He came early in life to Nova Scotia, where he married in 1843. – (Obit. 79).

SHEPPARD, Wm. Grut – Post Office Inspector for Quebec Postal Division (1861-86) – Born September 14, 1828 – Died February 13, 1886 at Quebec – He was the son of the late Peter Sheppard, Esq., of Quebec. He was educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey, his father's native place. His brother, Capt. H. C. Sheppard, is A. D. C. to the Lieut. Gov. of Quebec. – (Obit. 86).

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).



China

COY, Ah (a Chinaman) – Died April 1, 1882, New Westminster, British Columbia – Found hanging with his clothes on fire and body badly burnt – (ADS 82).

SUET, Ah – A Chinaman – Died November 1, 1886 at New Westminster, British Columbia – Executed of the murder in May, 1886, of another Chinaman – (JRO 86).



Denmark

PEMBERTON, Geo. Tudor – Vice-Consul for Denmark and Italy, and head of the firm of Pemberton & Co., at Quebec – Died May 10, 1882 at Quebec aged 44 – He was a son of the late Hon. Geo. Pemberton – (Obit. 82).

PRENTICE, Edward Alex – Stockbroker – Born in 1832 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died November 17, 1886 at his residence, 16 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, England – His remains were interred at Hastings, after undergoing cremation at Woking. He was of Scotch and Danish extraction, his father being descended from the noble Danish family of De Breton. He came to Canada in 1854. He returned to Britain about 1876. He married in 1856 Eweretta Auldjo, grand-daughter of the Hon. John Richardson, M.E.C. of L.C., by whom he had 3 children, two of whom, a son and daughter, survive. – (Obit. 86).



Egypt

HÉBERT, Maj. P. O. Joseph – Canadian artillery officer – Born 1853 in Co. of St. John's, Quebec – Died November 1, 1882 at Cairo, Egypt – Died prostrated with fever – (Obit. 82).



Germany

BELLER, John – German Mennonite farmer – Seen alive for the last time on September 1, 1884 – On September 5, 1884, in the village of Topping, in the township of Ellice, Ontario, are discovered some human remains in the ashes of a log fire, which are supposed to be those of John Beller. Beller, his wife, and a younger brother lived together on Beller's farm. The wife is suspected of being too intimate with the younger brother. The did not mention John's absence to any one until a few days after he went missing, when John's parents and elder brother, who lived near, were told, and a search for him was commenced, which resulted in the finding of the human remains. An inquest concludes that there is no evidence to show whose bones they are and that there is not sufficient evidence to commit any person or persons. – (JRO 84).

CONNOR (or KOEHNER), John, a German Jew – Workman on the C.P.R. - Died July 17, 1885 at Regina, N.W.T. - Executed for the murder of Hy. Mulasky, a Pole, fellow-workman on the C.P.R. - He had come to Canada in 1882 – (JRO 85, see May 2, 1885).

KAULBACH, John Henry – High Sheriff of the County of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – Born April 10, 1797 in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia – Died February 25, 1879 upwards of 80 years of age – Died suddenly – He was descended of an ancient Saxon family, and his grandfather, Martin Kaulbach, a native of Saxony, was one of the original grantees and settlers of Lunenburg, in 1752. His father, Henry Caulbach, was appointed Sheriff of the County in 1798 – (Obit. 79).

KOEHNER (of CONNOR), John, a German Jew – Workman on the C.P.R. – Died July 17, 1885 at Regina, N.W.T. – Executed for the murder of Hy. Mulasky, a Pole, fellow-workman on the C.P.R. – He had come to Canada in 1882 – (JRO 85, see May 2, 1885).

LETTENEY, John – The last survivor of the American Loyalists – Died Summer 1878, Digby, Nova Scotia aged 97 – Came to Nova Scotia with his parents in 1783, when he was two years old, his father being a Loyalist of German descent, from the old Province of New York – (Obit. 78).

LONGLEY, Avard – M.P. for Annapolis in the House of Commons (1878-82) – Born February 22, 1823 at Paradise, Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Died February 22, 1884 at Paradise, Annapolis, Nova Scotia – His paternal ancestors came from Massachusetts, U.S.A., his maternal from Germany. – (Obit. 84).

PILKEY, Peter T., B.A. – Native of Uxbridge, Ontario – Died January 21, 1884 at Breslau, Germany where he was studying – Died from a complication of severe diseases resulting in pneumonia – His remains were brought to Canada and interred at Uxbridge, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

POEETER, Hermann – Clerk of Votes and Proceedings in the House of Commons – Born December 13, 1817 in Germany – Died December 12, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

ROSSIN, Marcus – Merchant – Died March 19, 1882 on Railway train while on his way to Mayence, Germany – Lived in Kingston, Ontario, and in Toronto, Ontario. He retired in 1865, and took up his residence in Hamburg. He is a brother of Saml. Rossin – (Obit. 82).

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).

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

ZIMMERMAN, Adriar Louis (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1841 in Ireland, of German parentage – Died June 7, 1878, London Township, Ontario – (Obit. 78).



Ghana

YOUNG, Wm. A. G. (Sir) – Governor of the Gold Coast, former Colonial Secretary of British Columbia – Born in 1827 – Died April 25, 1885 at Accra (Gold Coast) – He married in 1858 Cecilia, daughter of the late Chief-Justice Cameron, of Vancouver Island and niece of the late Sir James Douglas. – (Obit. 85).



Gibraltar

COCHRANE, James (Sir), Kt. (1845) – Chief Justice of Gibraltar (1841-77) – Born in 1798 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died June 24, 1884 at his residence, ''Glenrocky'', Gibraltar – He was a son of the late Hon. Thos. Cochrane, formerly Speaker of the N.S. Assembly. Sir James' brother, William, reached the rank of Lieut.-General in the army. Of his sisters one became the wife of Bishop Inglis, of N.S., a second, the wife of Dean Ramsay, of Edinburgh, and a third the wife of Sir Denis George, Bart. – (Obit. 83).

DURIE, Wm. Smith (Lt.-Col.) – Late Depty. Adjt.-Gen. of Militia (1866-80) – Born at Gibraltar – Died June 3, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – Son of the late Staff Surgeon, Wm. Durie, K. H. – (Obit. 85).

GRASSETT, The Very Reverend Henry James D.D. – Dean of Toronto (1867) – Born June 18, 1808 at Gibraltar – Died March 20, 1882 in Toronto – Accompanied his father (Dr. Hy. Grassett, Deputy Inspector Genl. of Hospitals) to Quebec toward the close of the war of 1812 – (Obit. 82).



Guyana

HINKS, Francis (Hon. Sir), K.C.M.G. (1869) – Prime Minister of Canada 1851-54, Governor-in-chief of Barbadoes and the Windward Islands 1855-62, Governor of British Guiana 1862-69 – Born December 14, 1807 in the city of Cork, Ireland – Died August 18, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – Died from small-pox – He settled in Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 85).



Haiti

ACHINTRE, Auguste – Journalist in Haiti and in Canada – Born in 1834 in Becanon, France – Died June 25, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).



Hungary

GLUCK, Joseph (Rev.) – Rabbi of the Jewish Synagogue, Toronto – Hungarian by birth – Died December 18, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario aged 49 – (Obit. 83).



India

ANDERSON, Alexander Caulfield – Commr. of Fisheries for B.C. – Born March 10, 1814 in Calcutta, E.I. – Died May 9, 1884 at Victoria, British Columbia – (Obit. 84).

CURRIE, Geo. Frederic (Rev.), M.A. – Baptist Missionary – Born in 1844 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died July 31, 1886 at Caconada, India – He married in 1876, Miss Maria E. Armstrong, of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. – (Obit. 86).

HARKNESS, Thomas Francis – Officiating Collector, East Indian Civil Service – Born in 1843 on St. Helen's Island, opposite Montreal, Quebec – Died October 18, 1879, Mozaffangar, East Indies – His father, Mr. Joseph Harkness, was killed at the Desjardins Bridge disaster on 12th March, 1856; and the widow and children moved from Niagara (Ontario), where thay had been living, to Kingston (Ontario). He visited Canada in 1875, when he was married to a daughter of Rev. Canon Innes, of London, Ontario, to whom he had been attached before leaving home – (Obit. 79).

HINCKS, Emily Delatre (Lady) – 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).

HUGUES, Arthur Henry – Surgeon Major, of the Indian Medical Dept. – Born in 1847 in Toronto, Ontario – Died April 24, 1882 at Bombay, India – (Obit. 82).

JOHNSON, Wm. Arthur (Rev.) (Church of Eng.) – Born in 1814 in Bombay, India – Died December 29, 1880, Yorkville, Ontario – He was a son of Col. John Johnson, C.B., R.E. – (Obit. 80-81).

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).

ROEBUCK, John Arthur (Right Hon.), Q.C. – M. P. (Great Britain) – Born in 1801 at Madras, India – Died November 30, 1879 in London, England – Mr. Roebuck's father died in India, where he had held an appointment, and his widow returned to England with her six sons. In 1808 she married Mr. John Simpson (father of Mr. C. B. Simpson, the present Collector of Customs at Montreal); and in 1814, Mr. Simpson and his wife and four of her sons, including John Arthur, came to Canada, and took up their residence in Augusta, Ontario. They removed to Quebec City in 1820 and to Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec in 1822. In 1824, John Arthur proceeded to England, where he lived, up to the time of his death. – (Obit. 79).

STREET, George Dixon, Q.C. (1865) – Judge of Probates for Charlotte, N. B. – Born October 8, 1812 at Calcutta, India – Died August 12, 1882 at St. Andrew's, New Brunswick – Came to New Brunswick in 1824 – (Obit. 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).



Isle of Man

FORBES, Alexander Mackenzie – Insurance agent – Born April 11, 1823 in the Isle of Man – Died August 6, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1848 – (Obit. 85).



Italy

DARLING, Wm. Stewart (Rev. C. of E.) – Second rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto, Ontario (1875-86) – Born in 1818 in Scotland – Died January 19, 1886 at Alassio, Riviera di Ponente, Italy – He was the youngest son of the late Major Darling, formerly of the British army, who died of cholera, shortly after reaching Canada. The family settled near Orillia, Ontario. – (Obit. 86).

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).

OTTAVIANO, Dominico – Italian labourer working on the Ontario and Quebec Railway – Died May 9, 1883, 7 miles from Norwood (Ontario) – Killed in a fight with a co-worker named Angelo Carminino. – (JRO 83).

PEMBERTON, Geo. Tudor – Vice-Consul for Denmark and Italy, and head of the firm of Pemberton & Co., at Quebec – Died May 10, 1882 at Quebec aged 44 – He was a son of the late Hon. Geo. Pemberton – (Obit. 82).

PETTO, Severio – Navvy – Italian - Died in July, 1885 at Dickinson's Landing, Ontario – Killed with a pistol-shot by Petro Richie, also an Italian navvy, who escaped – (JRO 85, see November 13, 1885).



Jamaica

CAMPBELL, Stewart (Hon.), Q.C. (1860) – Born May 5, 1812 in Jamaica, W.I. – Died February 20, 1885 at Guysboro', Nova Scotia – (Obit. 85).



Malta

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



Netherlands (The)

MARCHAND, Louis – Retired merchant – Born March 15, 1806 at Amsterdam, Holland – Died July 1, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1825. His son is the Clerk of Appeals, Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

SIPPELL, John G., C.E. – Superintending Engineer of the Government Canal Works in Quebec – Born May 1, 1816 at Boonville, New York, U.S.A. – Died September 26, 1879, Lachine, Quebec – He was sprung from those brave men who, in the early part of the seventeenth century, came from Holland to America. He came to Canada while in the prime of life. He married the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Stephen Richard, of Brockville, Ontario. – (Obit. 79).



New Zealand

CHAPMAN, Henry Saml. (Hon.) – Late a Judge in New Zealand – Born July 21, 1803 at Kennington, Surrey, England – Died December 27, 1881, Dunedin, New Zealand – He came to Canada in 1823. He returned in England several years later, and left for the antipodes shortly after he was called to the English Bar in 1840. – (Obit. 80-81).

HOLMES, John – P.L.S., ex-M.P.P. – Born in 1828 in Newtownforbes, Longford, Ireland – Died about September 24, 1879, Christ-Church, New Zealand – Came to Canada with his parents in 1846, and settled in Huntley, Ontario. He had recently gone to New Zealand to take possession of a large estate to which he had fallen heir – (Obit. 79).

MUNRO, John – ex-M.P.P. in the Nova Scotia Assembly, then M.P. for Marsden in the New Zealand House of Representatives – Died April 20, 1879, Whangarie Head, New Zealand – (Obit. 79).

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).



Poland

MULASKY, Hy., a Pole – Workman onf the C.P.R. – Died April 6, 1885 at Moosejaw, N.W.T. – Murdered by John Connor (or Koehner), a German Jew, who is executed on July 17, 1885. – He had come to Canada in 1882 – (JRO 85, see May 2, 1885).



Portugal

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

LOUIS, Joseph – Leather manufacturer – Native of Portugal – Died June 2, 1884 in Quebec – Settled in Quebec in 1814 – (Obit. 84).



Prussia

BRAUN, Antoine Nicholas (Rev., of the Order of Jesus) – Born February 5, 1815 at St. Avold, Lorraine (then in Prussia, today in France) – Died February 1, 1885 at Sault-aux-Recollets, Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1851. – (Obit. 85).

DYDE, John (Col.) C.M.G. (1875), A.D.C. to the Queen (1879) – Born March 24, 1796 at Altona, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia (today in Germany) – Died March 5, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Died suddenly – He was the son of the late Robt Dyde, Esq., merchant, of London, who came to Canada in 1813. – (Obit. 86).

LOWENGERG, Leopold – Capitalist – Born in 1818 in Potsdam, Prussia – Died December 22, 1884 in Victoria, British Columbia – He was a long leading operator in real estate in California, and subsequently in B.C., where he had resided since 1858. – (Obit. 84).

STIEFELHAGEN, Dr. Henry – Formerly Professor of Modern Languages in King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia – Died March 10, 1879, Eidorf, Rhenish Prussia aged 53 – (Obit. 79).



Russia

FAROJANA, F.C., C.E. – Born in Russia – Died May 6, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec aged 48 – Came to Canada about 10 years since – (Obit. 82).

HEATHERINGTON, Alexander, F.G.S. – Died March 8, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – Supposed to have been of Russian origin. Resided in Nova Scotia for some years – (Obit. 78).



Saint Kitts and Nevis

BOVELL, James (Rev.) – M.D. (1838) – Born in 1817 in Barbados, West Indies – Died January 16, 1880 in Nevis, West Indies – He came to Canada about 1848 and settled in Toronto, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).



Saint Lucia

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).

LANGEVIN, Charlotte Elizabeth (Madame) (née Armstrong) – 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).



Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

DUNDAS, George (His Excellency) – Lieut.-Gov. of St. Vincent, West Indies, was Lieut.-Gov. of P.E.I. – Born in 1819 – Died March 18, 1880, St. Vincent, West Indies – (Obit. 80-81).

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).



South Africa

INGLIS, Walter (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1815 in Scotland – Died October 18, 1884 at Ayr, Ontario – He emigrated to South Africa in 1842, later returned to Britain, and came out to Canada in 1855. – (Obit. 84).

WILY, Thos (Lt-Col.) – A retired Volunteer Militia officer – Born March 31, 1807 at the Cape of Good Hope – Died July 8, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1836. – (Obit. 86).



Spain

LEPROHON, Rosanna Eleanor Mullins (Mrs.) – Canadian authoress – Born in 1832 in Montreal, Quebec – Died September 20, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – In 1851, she was married to Dr. Leprohon, Spanish Vice-Consul at Montreal – (Obit. 79).



Sudan

HERBERT, St. Leger Algernon, C.M.G. – Born in 1850 at Kingston, Ontario – Died January 19, 1885 near Gubat, Soudan – Killed in action, serving as war correspondent – He was the eldest son of the late Com. F. C. Herbert, R. N. – (Obit. 85).



Sweden

JACOBSSON, Johannes, from Sweden – Died August 15, 1882, (Montreal, Quebec) – Sentenced to death for the murder on May 25, 1882 of a fellow immigrant, Johannes Oloffson, but dies in jail before the sentence can be carried into execution – (JRO 82).

JOHNSEN, Andrew – A Swede – Died August 9, 1886 near a construction camp of the Canadian Pacific Railway on the Columbia river (British Columbia) – Murdered by Albert Malotte who was executed on November 1, 1886. – (JRO 86).

OLOFFSON, Johannes – Newly arrived immigrant Swede – Died May 25, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Murdered by a fellow immigrant, Johannes Jacobsson who his sentenced to death but dies in jail on 15th August before the sentence can be carried into execution – (JRO 82).

PETERSON, John, of Sweden – Seaman – 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).



Thailand

MacLAREN, C. D. (Rev.) – Missionary of the Presbyterian Church – Native of P.E.I. – Died March 14, 1883 at Bangkok, Siam – Died of cholera suddenly contracted – (Obit. 83).



Trinidad and Tobago

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).

CHRISTIE, Rev. Thos. M. – For 8 years a missionary (Presb.) at Trinidad – Died in October, 1885 at Kelseyville, California, U.S.A. – (Obit. 85).

LANGEVIN, Charlotte Elizabeth (Madame) (née Armstrong) – 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).



Wales

EVANS, John – M.P.P., mining surveyor – Born January 15, 1816 at Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, North Wales – Died August 25, 1879, Stanley, British Columbia – Mr. Evans went to B.C. In 1862 in charge of a company of Welsh miners – (Obit. 79).

READ John Chas. Edward Crewe (Lt.-Col.) – Brigade Major 8th Dist., V.M. (1882) – Born July 26, 1823 in Cheshire, England – Died April 5, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick – He was the 3rd son of John Offley Crewe-Read, esq., of Llandinam Hall, County Montgomery, by his wife Charlotte, daughter of Sir Willoughby Lake, K.C.B. He married in 1851 in Nova Scotia, Henrietta, daughter of Hon. P. H. Clarke, M.L.C. of Cape Breton – (Obit. 84).

THOMAS, James (Rev.) – Baptist clergyman – Native of Glamorganshire, Wales – Died June 17, 1879 at Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 66 – (Obit. 79).



West Indies

CHECKLEY W. F. (Rev.), M.A. – Clergyman of the Church of England, curate of St. Paul's, Toronto – Born in 1825 in the West Indies of Irish parents – Died January 3, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – Brother of the Rev. Francis Checkley – (Obit. 79).

CURRIER, Joseph Merrill – Post master of Ottawa (1882) – Born in 1820 in North Troy, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died April 22, 1884 in New York, U.S.A. – Died on his return from the West Indies. Removing to Canada at the age of 17, he was first employed in his cousin's lumber mill at Templeton, Quebec. In 1863, he was returned to represent the city of Ottawa, Ontario in the Canadian Parlt. – (Obit. 84).

HINKS, Francis (Hon. Sir), K.C.M.G. (1869) – Prime Minister of Canada 1851-54, Governor-in-chief of Barbadoes and the Windward Islands 1855-62, Governor of British Guiana 1862-69 – Born December 14, 1807 in the city of Cork, Ireland – Died August 18, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – Died from small-pox – He settled in Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 85).

KINNEAR, Thos. Clifford – West India merchant – Born in 1810 – Died February 17, 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 80-81).

MOREN, James A. – A leading West India Merchant – Born in 1805 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died December 2, 1885 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 85).

PRYOR, William – Head of the West India firm of Wm. Pryor & Co., of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died June 8, 1884 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, aged 84. – (Obit. 84).



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