Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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PACAUD, Philippe Napoléon, N.P. (1833) – Died July 27, 1884 at St. Norbert, Quebec – He served in the ''patriot'' ranks in 1837. He was the father of M. Ernest Pacaud, editor of L'Electeur. – (Obit. 84).

PACAUD, Severine (Madame Taschereau) – Died November 29, 1883 at Rivière du Loup en bas, Quebec aged 39 – Wife of the Hon. Justice Henri T. Taschereau, of the Superior Court of Quebec to whom she was united in 1864. She was a daughter of Mr. E. L. Pacaud, Advocate, of Arthabaskaville, Quebec, and a sister of Mr. Ernest Pacaud, the well-known Liberal journalist, and of Madame L. B. (Judge) Caron. – (Obit. 83).

PADDON, Thomas – Died September 22, 1883, Kingsmill, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

PADFIELD, Rev. James – Clergyman of the Church of England – Died February 2, 1879, Burford, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

PAGE, H. – 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).

PAGE, John jr., C.E. – Died April 4, 1885 at Dickinson's Landing, Ontario aged 31 – He was the eldest son of Mr. John Page, the Chief Engineer of Canals. – (Obit. 85).

PAILLÉ, Marcel – Died October 26, 1882, Piles, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PAINE, Wm. – Died February 26, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by taking carbolic acid – (ADS 86).

PALMER – Died October 3, 1886 at Pincher Creek, Manitoba – Killed by a horse – (ADS 86).

PALMER, Arthur (Venerable), D.C.L. – Archdeacon of Toronto – Died May 4, 1881, Dublin, Ireland aged 75 – He came to Canada in 1832. Owing to ill-health he left Canada for England in 1870 and, for a time held a small living in Cumberland, which, however, owing to continued ill-health he was forced to relinguish in 1879. He took up his residence in Dublin where he died. – (Obit. 80-81).

PALMER, John – High Sheriff of the Co. of Quenn's N. B. – Born January 2, 1828 at Canning, New Brunswick – Died October 11, 1883 at Gagetown, New Brunswick – He was the descendant of loyalists. – (Obit. 83).

PALMER, Martha Ann (Mrs.) (née Weldon) – Died November 28, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick aged 57 – Wife of Hon. Justice Palmer, to whom she was united in marriage in 1849. Daughter of Andrew Weldon, Esq., of Dorchester, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

PALSGRAVE, Chas. Theodore – For many years the proprietor of the Montreal Type Foundry – Born in 1799 in England – Died December 23, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

PALTRIGE, Minnie – Died May 26, 1884 at Galt, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned – (JRO 84).

PANET, L. (Hon.) – Member of the Legislative Council, Quebec – Deceased, successor appointed on February 26, 1885 – (PAPS Quebec 85).

PANET, Louis (Hon.), N.P. (1819), M.L.C. of Quebec (1867) – Born March, 1794 in Quebec City – Died May 15, 1884 in Quebec City. He belonged to a family famous in Canadian history, his father having been the Hon. J. A. Panet, Speaker of the old L. C. Assembly. He occupied a seat in the Senate from 1871 until 1874, when he retired in favour of his nephew. – (Obit. 84).

PANGMAN, J. H. – Seigneur of Lachenais – Died November 11, 1880, St. Lin Junction, Quebec – Killed in the collision of the St. Jerome train and that for St. Lin, the former running into the latter – (JRO 80-81).

PANGMAN, John – Died June 7, 1870 – Mulmur, Ontario – Murdered. Hy. McCormick is arrested for the murder on July 22nd, 1881 in Michigan and brought to Toronto for trial – (JRO 80-81).

PANGMAN, John Henry – Presdt. of the Laurentian and St. Lin Railway – Died November 11, 1880, near St. Thérèse, Quebec aged 35 – Accidentally killed – Son of the late Hon. J. H. Pangman, M.L.C., who, dying in 1867, left him the control of the extensive seigniory of Lachenais. – (Obit. 80-81).

PANTON, M. (Miss) – Died July 7, 1886 at Oshawa, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

PAQUETTE, Charles – Born in Quebec – Died in August, 1886 at Ste. Martine, Quebec aged 97 – (DL 86).

PARADIS, Emile – Died August 8, 1883, Yamaska, Quebec aged 20 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

PARADIS, Eugene – Died August 8, 1883, Yamaska, Quebec aged 18 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

PARADIS, Louis – Died October 27, 1880 in Quebec City aged 60 – Falls off Dufferin Terrace on to the roof of the elevator, from which he also falls and is killed – (JRO 80-81).

PARADIS, Thos. – Died May 18, 1883 at Katevale, Quebec – Killed when a stone thrown from a crowd hits him on the back of the head. – (JRO 83).

PARÉ, F. (Rev.), O.M.I. – Died October 14, 1879, St. Sauveur, Quebec aged 28 – (Obit. 79).

PARÉ, Virginie (Madame Desjardins) – Died February 15, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of T. C. Alphonse Desjardins, Esq., M.P. for Hochelaga in the House of Commons whom she married in 1864. She was the eldest daughter of the late Hubert Paré, Esq., of Montreal – (Obit. 79).

PARENT, Amable – Died July 4, 1886 at Rivière-du-Loup (en bas), Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

PARKER – Died March 26, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 12 – Accidentally shot by a companion named Jerry Hennessey – (ADS 83).

PARKER, a coloured girl – Died February 15, 1881, Puslinch, Ontario – Burnt to death in her dwelling, a log hut – (JRO 80-81).

PARKER, Hy. – Police Magistrate for Oxford, Ontario, and President of the Agricultural and Arts Association of Ontario – Born in 1831 near Peterboro', Ontario, of English parentage – Died December 3, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

PARKER, John – Died May 28, 1882, Stonewall (Manitoba?) – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

PARKER, Robert – Died June 8, 1883, New Hamburg, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

PARKER, S. – Died June 18, 1884 near Nicomen Slough, British Columbia – Killed when a construction train is thrown off the track by striking a cow. – (JRO 84).

PARKER, Thomas – Died August 11, 1885 at Kingston, Ontario aged 60 – Commits suicide by hanging – (JRO 85).

PARKS, Robt. – Died October 26, 1886 in Bracebridge, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

PATON, Adelaide – Died March 31, 1886, Sherbrooke, Quebec – Struck on the hean by a snow-ball, which causes inflam. of the brain. – (ADS 86).

PATRICK – Sheriff for Leeds and Grenville, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 16, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

PATRICK, Thaddeus – Clerk of the Standing Commitee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines, House of Commons – Died January 1, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

PATRICK, Thos. – Died August, 1881, London, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

PATRICK, Wm. – Sheriff of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Ontario (1873-83) – Born February 21, 1810 in Scarboro', Ontario – Died August 6, 1883 at Brockville, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

PATTEN – Died February 17, 1883, Maccan, Nova Scotia – Smothered by a rush of black damp in a coal mine – (ADS 83).

PATTERSON (''Dr.'') (coloured) – Died March 14, 1883 at Otterville, Ontario aged 120 (sic) – (DL 83).

PATTERSON (male) – Died April 12, 1879 aged 17 – Accidental haging, victim of a practical joke – (JRO 79).

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

PATTERSON, Geo. – Farmer – Died July 27, 1880, Chatham, Ontario – Gored to death by a bull – (JRO 80-81).

PATTERSON, J. W. – Died April 7, 1886 near Grasseet Stn., Ontario aged 26 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

PATTERSON, John (Rev.) – Retired clergyman of the Canadian Presbyterian Church – Born in June, 1801 in Fife, Scotland – Died January 1, 1879, Chatham, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1858. – (Obit. 79).

PATTERSON, Robert Sim (Rev.), M.A. (Presbyterian) – Born in 1800 at Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died September 16, 1882 at Bedeque, P.E.I. – (Obit. 82).

PATTERSON, Wm. J. – Joint Sec'y of the Montreal Board of Trade and Montreal Corn Exchange Association (1863-86) – Born in 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died June 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, where he had resided since 1861 – (Obit. 86).

PATTON – Died August 2, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario – Drowning accident. – (ADS 86).

PATTON, William – Fireman – Died March 5, 1884 at Stayner, Ontario – Killed by the explosion of the boiler in the flour mill of N. Reynolds & Co. – (JRO 84).

PAUL, Alexander T. – High Sheriff of Charlotte, New Brunswick (1865-83) – Died March 22, 1883 at St. Andrew's (New Brunswick) aged 61 – (Obit. 83).

PAUL, Jas. T. (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1810 at Cupar-Fife, Scotland – Died March 8, 1884 at Bolsover, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

PAULIN, J. – Died February 3, 1883 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Frozen to death – (ADS 83).

PAUZÉ – Died September 9, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 28 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

PAYETTE, Pierre – Died September 6, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Falls from a scaffold – (ADS 86).

PAYNE, J. – Died June 10, 1882, Winnipeg, Manitoba aged 2 – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

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

PAYNE, W. of B Battery, R. A.– Died April 4, 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Drowned in Halifax harbour by the upsetting of a boat – (JRO 80-81).

PAYSON, Geo., crew – Died March 7, 1879 – Lost in the wreck of the ship Turkish Empire on Big Duck Island – (JRO 79).

PEARL, Benj. – Died April 9, 1882, Tancook, Nova Scotia aged 35 – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PEARL, Thomas – Died February 15, 1883, near Flint, Michigan aged 74 – Accident on Chicago and Grand Tr'k Ry – (ADS 83).

PEARL, Walter – Died April 9, 1882, Tancook, Nova Scotia aged 65 – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PEARL,Thomas, of Lindsay, Ontario – Died February 14, 1883 near Flint, Michigan, U.S.A. – Killed when a broken rail throws a train off the track. – (JRO 83).

PEASE, Frank – Died April 27, 1884 in Georgian Bay between Midland and Present Island – Drowned when a yacht is upset during a squall – (JRO 84).

PECK, Ebenezer – Ex-M.P.P. for Stanstead (Quebec) in the L.C. Assembly (1830-34) – Died May, 1881, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., whither he had gone after the troubles of 1837-38. – (Obit. 80-81).

PECK, Thos. (Lt.-Col.) – Collector of Customs at Galt, Ontario (1884-86) – Died in October, 1886 at Galt, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

PEEBLES, Philip – Manager of the Quebec Gas Works – Native of Pittenweem, Scotland – Died October 16, 1884 in Quebec aged 83. – (Obit. 84).

PEGAN, Jas., night clerk – Died March 4, 1879, Wellington Bridge, Montreal, Quebec – Suffocated and consumed in the flames of the fire pf the Grand Trunk Railway Company's building – (JRO 79).

PELCHAT, Etienne – Born Quebec – Died in May 1882, St. Chas. de Bellechasse, Quebec aged 100 – (DL 82).

PELLAND, Charles – Died February 24, 1883, Hochelaga, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

PELLETIER, Alphonse Edouard Pierre (Rev.), S.J. – R.C. clergyman – Born January 12, 1836 in Quebec City – Died January 29, 1879 in New York City, USA – (Obit. 79).

PELLETIER, F. – Died October 19, 1886 at Berthier en bas, Quebec aged 77 – Waggon accident.. – (ADS 86).

PELLETIER, Marie-Alma (Madame Grandbois) – Died October 26, 1879, Rivière-du-Loup (en bas), Quebec aged 25 – Wife of Dr. P. E. Grandbois, M.P. for Temiscouata. She was the second daughter of the late George Pelletier, Esq., merchant, of Rivière-du-Loup – (Obit. 79).

PELLETIER, Oct. (Rev.) – Curé of Baie des Mille-Vaches, Chicoutimi, Quebec – Died December 18, 1878, Baie des Mille-Vaches, Chicoutimi, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

PELLETIER, Onesime – M.D., ex-M.P.P. for Bellechasse in the Quebec Assembly – Born in April 1832 at Lavaltrie, Quebec – Died April 1, 1881, St. Charles, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

PELLETIER, Onulphe – M.P.P. for L'Assomption in Quebec Assembly – Died May 10, 1880, L'Epiphanie, Quebec aged 59 – (Obit. 80-81).

PELLETIER, Pierre – Merchant of Beaumont, near Quebec – Died June 22, 1879, St. Michel, Bellechasse, Quebec – Killed by lightning – (JRO 79).

PELTIER, Hector – M.D. – Born in 1822 in Montreal – Died January 25, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of Mr. T. Peltier, of Montreal – (Obit. 78).

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).

PENDERGAST, Hannah, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 36 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

PENDERGAST, John, – Mechanic – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 36 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

PENK, G. (Mrs.) – Died April 23, 1886 at New Hamburg, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

PENNY, Edward Goff (Hon.) – Senator – Born May 15, 1820 at Hornsey, London, England – Died October 11, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1844. He married in 1857, Eleanor E., daughter of Oliver Smith, Esq., of Montreal, who followed him to the grave December 11, 1881. – (Obit. 80-81).

PENNY, Eleanor E. (née Smith) – Died December 11, 1881 – Widow of the late Hon. Edward Goff Penny, senator, to whom she was married in 1857. She was the daughter of Oliver Smith, Esq., of Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

PENTLAND, John – Died July 8, 1886 at Belleville, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

PENTON, Frederick Walter Long – Chief of Police, Montreal – Englishman by birth – Died April 1, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec aged 53 – He came to Canada in 1832 – (Obit. 79).

PEPIN, B. (Mrs. Davidson) – Born Quebec – Died October 11, 1882, L'Orignal, Ontario aged 104 – (DL 82).

PEPIN, Marie (Mad.) – Born in Quebec – Died in September, 1885 in Yamaska, Quebec aged 104 – (DL 85).

PERKIN, J. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 9y 8m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

PERKINS, Allan – Died September 30, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PERKINS, George, sailor – Died March 25, 1879, Bliss Harbour, New Brunswick – Drowned by the upsetting of a dory in which he was proceeding from a vessel to the shore – (JRO 79).

PERLEY, Charles Strange (Lt.-Col.) – A large mill-owner – Born in 1796 in New Brunswick – Died January 18, 1879 (in Norfolk County, Ontario) – (Obit. 79).

PERLEY, Wm. Colebrooke – Barrister of New Brunswick (1855) – Died December 15, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 38 – He was a son of the late Mr. M. H. Perley, Fishery Commissioner – (Obit. 79).

PERRAULT, Alphonse – Died March 29, 1886 at Deschambeault, Quebec – Fatally shot by Antoine Marcotte – (JRO 86).

PERREÉ (sic), John – Registrar for the registration division of Sainte Anne des Monts (Quebec) – deceased – Successor appointed on April 5, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

PERRON, Joseph Octave (Rev.) – R.C. Missionary – Born in 1827 at Isle-aux-Coudres, Quebec – Died August 13, 1880, St. Arsène, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

PERRY, Charles – Insurance Agent – Died May 20, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 58 – (Obit. 85).

PERRY, Chas. – Inmate in penitentiary – Died October 23, 1882, Dorchester, New Brunswick aged 18 – Shot and instantly killed while trying to escape – (JRO 82).

PERRY, Nathan – Died November 14, 1878, Peel, below Florenceville, New Brunswick – Burnt to death when a a passenger train is thrown off the track and the passenger car rolls down an embankment, catching fire at the same time – (JRO 78).

PERRY, R. H. – Died October 29, 1884 at the west ore mine, in connection with the works of the Canada Steel Co., Londonderry, Nova Scotia – Precipitated to the bottom of a shaft a distance of 220 feet when the gearing breaks – (JRO 84).

PERRY, Robt. – Died August 5, 1886 – Falls from a building – (ADS 86).

PERRY, Samuel – Died December 9, 1885 at Portland West, Quebec – Killed in the Union Phosphate Mine by the falling of a piece of ice, about a ton in weight, into the pit where he is working – (JRO 85).

PERTER, John – Died July 16, 1883, Port Stanley, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

PETERKIN, Wm. – Engineer – Died March 9, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – Accidentally killed while employed on the baggage elevator at the Russell House. – (JRO 85).

PETERS, Edward – Murdered – François Marcile is found guity of the murder at the Sweetsburg, Quebec Assizes on March 22, 1882. His death sentence is subsequently commuted for imprisonment for life – (JRO 82).

PETERS, F. W. – Died September 25, 1886 at Longueuil, Quebec – Accidental drowning – (ADS 86).

PETERS, Forbes – School teacher – Died September 5, 1879, Mechanic's Settlement near Penobsquis, Nova Scotia aged 53 – Missing for some weeks, his body is found. The remains give evidence of having been torn by bears – (JRO 79).

PETERS, Geo. and his yougest daughter, aged 8 – Died May 18, 1884 at Sharbot Lake, Ontario – Perished in the fire of his house, caused by a lighted coal oil lamp. – (JRO 84).

PETERSON, A. – Died November 15, 1886 near Red River, Manitoba – Drowned – (ADS 86).

PETERSON, Jas. – Died July 3, 1886 at Sandy Point, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (ADS 86).

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).

PETERSON, Peter – Died March 26, 1882, Margate Sands – Killed when he fell from the upper foretopsail of the ship Hannah Morris during a hurricane – (JRO 82).

PETIT, Ed. – Died May 18, 1882, near Rivière du Loup (en bas), Quebec – Lost when the steamer Progress is destroyed by fire – (JRO 82).

PETTIGREW, Thos. – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

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).

PHELPS, O. F. (deaf mute) – Died February 7, 1882, Hagersville, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

PHILBRIOK, Cornelius Jas., F.R.C.S. (1850), Eng., M.D (1853) – Born in 1815 at Colchester, England – Died December 2, 1885 at North Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

PHILLIPPS, Horatio Nelson (Rev.) – A retired clergyman of the Ch. of Eng. – Died October 13, 1886 at Niagara, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

PHILLIPS – Died September 10, 1886 near Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

PHILLIPS, Henry – Died September 22, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

PHILLIPS, John – ex-M.P. – Born June 16, 1810 in Westmoreland, England – Died October 28, 1878, Dalhousie, New Brunswick – (Obit. 78).

PHILLIPS, Thos., M.R.C.S. Eng. (1828) – Died November 20, 1883 at St. Mary's, Ontario, aged 86 – (Obit. 83).

PHILP, William (Rev.) – Superannuated minister of the Methodist Church – Born in 1808 – Died August 21, 1878, London, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1830 – (Obit. 78).

PHIPPS (Mrs.) – Died August 10, 1883 on the ferry boat Hope in Canadian waters – Murdered by her husband, Luke Phipps, who was hanged on June 17, 1884 – (JRO 84, see April 25, 1884).

PHIPPS, Effie – Died August 19, 1883 on the ferry boat Hope crossing from Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. to Windsor, Ontario – Shot and killed by her husband, Luke Phipps, 38, a bartender in Detroit. On 22nd November, Phipps escapes from Sandwich jail, but is subsequently captured in Chicago and extradited. – (JRO 83).

PHIPPS, Luke – Died June 17, 1884 at Windsor, Ontario – Hanged for the murder of his wife – (JRO 84, see April 25, 1884).

PICARD, Eustache (Rev., R.C.) – Born June 20, 1817 at Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, Quebec – Died August 1, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

PICARD, Francois Xavier, better known under the name of Paul Tahourinchi – Grand chief of the Huron Indians – Died April 1, 1883 at La Jeune Lorette, Quebec aged 72 – Buried with military honours. – (Obit. 83).

PICKARD, E. – Died June 7, 1883, Bronte, Ontario aged 6 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

PICKARD, John – M.P. for York, New Brunswick (1869-83) – Born in Douglas, New Brunswick – Died December 17, 1883 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was descended from a loyalist family. – (Obit. 83).

PIETRO, Truffo – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

PIGEON, Francis– Died March 5, 1879, Stratford, Ontario – Killed in the explsion of a carload of vigorite blasting powder in the station-yard of the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 79).

PIKE, Luke – One of the survivors of the engagement between the Shannon and the Chesapeake – Died January, 1879, Chatham, New Brunswick aged 87 – (Obit. 79).

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

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

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

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).

PILON, Leon. – Canadian Voyageur who accompanied Nile Expedition for the relief of General Gordon, Ottawa Division – Died during the expedition in 1884 or 1885 – (Appendix 3, 1884)

PILOTE, François (Rev., R.C.) – Curé of St. Augustin, Quebec – Born October 3, 1811 at St. Antoine de Tilly, Quebec – Died April 5, 1886 at St. Augustin, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

PILOTE, M. (Revd.) – Member of Council of Agriculture, Quebec – Deceased, successor appointed on April 21, 1886 – (PAPS Quebec 86).

PIN dit BUSSON, Joseph – Born in Quebec – Died March, 1884 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec aged 99 years and 5 months. – (DL 84).

PINCE, The. – Died August 19, 1882, Rustic Harbour – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PINGSTONE (Capt.) – Died April 24, 1886 near Little Dalles, British Columbia – Accidentally shot. – (ADS 86).

PINSONNEAULT, Adolphe (Rt. Rev.) – Bishop in partibus of Birtha (1860) – Born in 1815 near Montreal, Quebec – Died January 30, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

PINSONNEAULT, Clothilde (Madame Baby) – Died October 18, 1883 at Quebec – Relict of the Hon. François Baby, M.L.C. of Canada – (Obit. 83).

PION, L. – Died May 22, 1882, Du Lievre River, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

PLAMONDON, Louis Theodore (Rev.) (R.C.) – Born January 22, 1812 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – Died March 5, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

PLANTE – a ship labourer – Died June 10, 1878 in Quebec City – Loses his life on board the Allan steamer Sarmatian by exposure to foul gas in the hold of the vessel – (JRO 78).

PLATTE – Died May 29, 1882, St. Leon de Standon, Quebec aged 2 – Suffocated in a pit – (ADS 82).

PLUMB, Thomas Street, M.A. – Barrister (1876) – Born in 1850 – Died May 20, 1885 at Toronto, Ontario – He was the eldest son of Hon.J. B. Plumb, Senator, of Niagara . He was married in 1878 to the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Andrew Foster Elliot, of New Orleans, and has left her with two children to mourn his untimely death. – (Obit. 85).

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).

POLLAND, Thomas, boatswain of the British ship Maggie E. Seed – Died July 3, 1880, Wellington, B.C. – Roasted to death in a barn in which he was chained to a post – (JRO 80-81).

POLLOCK, Duncan J. – M.D. – Died November 26, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

POPE, James Colledge (Hon.) – Late minister of Marine and Fisheries of Canada, former Premier of P.E.I. – Born June 11, 1826 at Bedeque, P.E.I. – Died May 18, 1885 at Summerside, P.E.I. – He was the second son of the Hon. Joseph Pope, who survives him, by Lucy, daughter of Capt. Colledge, of the 1st Royals. – (Obit. 85).

POPE, William Henry (Hon.) – Judge of the County Court of Prince County, P.E.I. – Born May 29, 1825 at Bedeque P.E.I. – Died October 7, 1879, Summerside, P.E.I. – He was the eldest son of the Hon. Joseph Pope, who came to P.E.I. from Cornwall, England many years ago and is still hale and hearty. – (Obit. 79).

POPE, Wm. Henry (Hon.) – Judge of the County Court of the County of Prince, P.E.I. – Deceased – Successor appointed on October 24, 1879 – (PAPS Dominion 79)

PORT, Capt. Andrew, and all on board the Jane Miller – Died November 23, 1881 off Colpoy's Bay, Ontario – Lost of the str. Jane Miller(JRO 80-81).

PORTEOUS, John – Died January 11, 1882, Sherbrooke, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

PORTER, Henry – Died August 5, 1882, Cornwall, Ontario – Starves himself to death – (ADS 82).

PORTER, Jas – Born Donegal, Ireland – Died in May 1882, Cains River, Nova Scotia aged 100 – (DL 82).

POTTER, Oliver – Died in September, 1886 in Mansonville, Quebec aged 97 – (DL 86).

POTVIN – Died March 7, 1886 near Ironsides, Quebec – Frozen to death – (ADS 86).

POTVIN, Francis – Died April 7, 1880, Dillonton, Quebec – Killed when a platform falls about 30 feet in the Huntington Copper Mine – (JRO 80-81).

POULIN, Baptiste – A boy – Died February 1, 1885 at Nepean Point, Ottawa, Ontario – Killed on a toboggan slide by coming in contact with a wooden obstrction placed across the foot of the slide by the owner – (JRO 85).

POULIN, Louis Eloi (Rev.), (R.C.) – Died April 10, 1882 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec aged 51 – (Obit. 82).

POULIOT, Filbert – Died February 10, 1880, Windsor, Quebec – Instantly killed by the explosion of the boiler in the pulp house of the Canada Paper Company – (JRO 80-81).

POUNDMAKER – A celebrated Indian (Cree) Chief – Died July 4, 1886 at Crowfoot camp, N.W.T. – He had recently been released from the Penitentiary for participation in the N. W. rebellion. – (Obit. 86).

POUQUETTEVILLE dit NORMAND, Edouard – Builder – Born February 21, 1800 at St. Marie (Beauce), Quebec – Died September 15, 1879 at Three Rivers, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

POUTRE, Felix – A ''patriot'' of 1837 – Died February 22, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 69 – (Obit. 85).

POWELL, J. – Registrar, Lincoln, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on February 26, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

POWELL, John – Registrar of Lincoln, Ontario – Born in 1809 – Died February 24, 1881, St. Catharines, Ontario – He was a grandson of the late Chief Justice Powell. – (Obit. 80-81).

POWELL, W. – Died October 21, 1886, Tp. of London, Ontario, aged 15 – Gunning accident.. – (ADS 86).

POWER, Patrick – ex-M.P. for Halifax, N.S. – Born March 17, 1815 at Kilmacthomas, Wateford, Ireland – Died February 23, 1881 at Halifax, Nova Scotia where he had lived since 1823– (Obit. 80-81).

POWER, R. – Chief Police for Province (Manitoba) – deceased – Successor appointed on July 26, 1880 (PAPS Manitoba 80-81).

POWLEY, A. – Died November 15, 1886 at Bass Lake – Gunning accident. – (ADS 86).

POWLEY, Isaac – Died December 26, 1883, Cataraqui, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

POZER – Senator for the electoral division of Lauzon, Quebec in the Canadian Senate – Deceased, successor appointed on October 11, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

POZER, Christian Henry (Hon.) – Senator (1876) – Born December 26, 1835 at St. George, d'Aubert Gallion, Quebec – Died July 18, 1884 at St. George, d'Aubert Galliion, Quebec – He was of German descent. – (Obit. 84).

PRATT, Albert – Died August 13, 1880, St. Anne Rapids, Quebec aged 20 – Accidentally drowned while trying to run the rapids – (JRO 80-81).

PRATT, Mrs. – Died December 17, 1882, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Burned to death – (ADS 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).

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

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

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

PRESSWELL, Geo. – Died July 15, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario – Falls into a cellar – (ADS 86).

PREVOST, Louis – Died December 15, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

PRÉVOST, Phileas – Died March 30, 1881, Hochelaga, Quebec – Killed by an engine running over him at the time of an explosion – (JRO 80-81).

PRICE, D. E. (Hon.) – Senator for the Electoral Division of Les Laurentides, Quebec in the Canadian Senate – Deceased, successor appointed on January 12, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

PRICE, David Edward (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born in 1826 in Quebec City – Died August 22, 1883 at his residence ''Wolfesfield''. Quebec City – Died after a long and lingering illness. The Prices were the pioneers of the Saguenay (Quebec), Wm. Price, the father of the deceased Senator, having established yars ago a mill of some importance at Tadousac, at the mouth of the river. After operating there for some years he removed to a fine mill site up the river. There he erected a new establishment around which the town of Chicoutimi has grown. Mr. D. E. Price and his brothers, succeeded to the father's property, and continued the great lumbering business he established. He was a brother of the late Mr. W. E. Price. – (Obit. 83).

PRICE, James Hervet (Hon.) – ex-M.P.P. (1841-51) – Born in 1797 in Cumberland, England – Died July 13, 1882 at Shirley, near Southampton, England – He was descended from an old Cumberland family. He came to Canada in 1828. He returned to England in 1851 – (Obit. 82).

PRICE, Wm. Evan – M.P.P. for Chicoutimi and Saguenay in Quebec Assembly and in the Commons – Born November 17, 1827 in Quebec – Died June 12, 1880 in Quebec – Second son of the late Wm. Price, Esq., of Quebec, and a brother of Senator Price – A large and costly monument in granite has been erected to his memory at Chicoutimi by the people of that country. – (Obit. 80-81).

PRIERCY (Mrs.) – Died August 17, 1886 at Rustico, P.E.I. – Shot – Wife of Howard Priercy. – (ADS 86).

PRIESTLY, P – Died August 17, 1886 at Victoria, British Columbia, aged 43 – Explosion on board Queen of the Pacific(ADS 86).

PRINCE – Reg. of Deeds, Wellinton (exclusive of North Registry Riding) – deceased – Successor appointed on November 26, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

PRINCE, Wm. Stratton – Registrar of South Wellingon, Ont. – Born about 1825 in England – Died November 15, 1881, Guelph, Ontario – He was a son of the late Col. (afterwards Judge) Prince – (Obit. 80-81).

PRINGLE, daughter of Mrs. Jas. – Died June 10, 1880, Whitby, Ontario aged 4 – Killed on the railway track – (JRO 80-81).

PRINGLE, John – Born in Berwickshire, Scotland – Died November 8, 1884 at Whitby, Ontario aged 98 – (DL 84).

PRITCHARD, Ths. – Died June 16, 1886 at East Hawkesbury, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

PROCKNOW, William, farmer – Died July 26, 1880, near Walkerton, Ontario – Gored to death by a bull – (JRO 80-81).

PROUD, Fanny – Died May 18, 1882 off Shoal Point, 4 miles from Manitowaning, Lake Huron – Lost in the wreck of the steam-ship Manitoulin – (JRO 82).

PROUDFOOT, Emily (Mrs.) – Died March 12, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – Wife of the Hon. Wm. Proudfoot, Vice-Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of Ontario – (Obit. 78).

PROULT, Rev. Antoine – Clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church – Died October 26, 1878, St. Tite, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

PROULX, J. B. (Right Rev. Monsignor) – Dean of Toronto, Ontario (Roman Catholic) – Born May 8, 1808 at Rivière St. Pierre, near Montreal, Quebec Died March 25, 1881, Terrebonne, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

PROULX, Jean Baptiste George (Hon.) – M.L.C. of Quebec (1867) – Born April 23, 1809 at Nicolet, Quebec – Died January 27, 1884 at Nicolet, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

PROVAN, John – Confectioner – Died March 21, 1885 in Quebec City, aged 90 – His appartment was swarming with rats, and the ravenous vermin had attacked the dying man and eaten away portions of his flesh. At the coroner's inquest, the opinion is expressed that the bites of the rats must have hastened the old man's death. – (JRO 85).

PROVOST, Narcisse Philemon (Rev.) – Superior of the College of Ottawa (1886) – Born August 5, 1841 in Montreal, Quebec – Died November 28, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

PRUNEAU, Jean Baptiste – Postmaster of the city of Quebec (1874-83) – Died July 5, 1883 in Quebec City, aged 61 – (Obit. 83).

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).

PUNSHON, Wm. Moy (Rev.), LL.D. – Late Presdt. of the Wesleyan Methodist Conference in Can. – Born in 1824 at Doncaster, England – Died April 14, 1881, Brixton, London, England – He came to Canada in 1868 and returned to England in 1873. – (Obit. 80-81).

PUTMAN, Herman – Died October 20, 1883, Inwood, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

PYSE, Thomas – M.D. (1854) – Born in 1812 in Waterford, Ireland – Died January 2, 1883 in Huron, Ontario – (Obit. 83).



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