Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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EDEN, John – Collector of Inland Revenue for the District of Gaspé – deceased – Successor appointed on October 3, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

EDMUNDS, M. (Miss), of Montreal, Quebec – Died September 1, 1885 at Shediac, New Brunswick – Accidentally drowned by the upsetting of a punt in which they were paddling – (JRO 85).

ESDAILE, Robert – Merchant, Presdt. of the Corn Exchange Assn. – Born 1816 in Perth, Scotland – Died July 5, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Montreal in 1837. Entered into the produce trade in partnership with his brother John – (Obit. 82).

ETHIER, T. D. (Rev.) – Vicar of St. Bridget's Church (R.C.), Montreal – Died August 6, 1884 at Valleyfield, Quebec – Accidentally drowned while bathing – (JRO 84).

EVANS, Henry S. – Secy-Treas. of the Montreal Horticultural Society – Born October 29, 1842 at Côte St. Paul, Montreal, Quebec – Died May 3, 1886 in Montreal – He was a son of the late Mr. Wm. Evans, and like him a devoted Horticulturist – (Obit. 86).

EVANS, Samuel R. – Hardware merchant – Died August 17, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 59 – (Obit. 84).

EWER, Ferdinand C. (Rev.), S.T.D. – Rector of St. Ignatius Ch. (Episcopal), New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died October 10, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Smitten with sudden sickness while preaching, he sank down in the pulpit, helpless, dying tree days later. – (Obit. 83).

FALCONER, P. C. – Died October 15, 1886 at Longueuil, Quebec – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

FALLON, Chas. – Bookkeper – Died November 10, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – On September 30, 1882, breaks a fast of 29 days which he had kept under a mental hallucination believing that God had commanded him to eat nothing, but his lungs had become diseased, and he dies on 10th Nov. – (JRO 82).

FARIBAULT, Geneviève (Madame), née Fauteux – Died March 14, 1878, St. Cuthbert, Quebec aged 80 – Widow of the late Hon. Joseph Faribault, of L'Assomption – (Obit. 78).

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).

FARRAR, Willie – Died April 17, 1886 at Iberville, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

FARRELL, Michael – Died January 10, 1879 at Quebec aged 47 – Hanged for the murder of Francis Conway – Farrell left a wife and 11 children. Some 16 years previous Farrell had literally chopped a man named David Maher to pieces with an axe, but was acquitted on technical ground; and a few years later he and Michael Conway, a cousin of Francis Conway, were suspected of the murder of John Davis, but the charge could not be proved. Michael Conway, in a fit or remorse, committed suicide, and while dying confessed that he and Farrell had killed Davis – (JRO 79).

FAUTEUX, Geneviève (Madame Faribault) – Died March 14, 1878, St. Cuthbert, Quebec aged 80 – Widow of the late Hon. Joseph Faribault, of L'Assomption – (Obit. 78).

FAUTEUX, Joseph Leduc – An escaped convict from St. Vincent de Paul Penitentiary (Quebec) – Died November 19, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – Shot dead in a house of ill-fame by Detective Naegle while Fauteux has Detective Lapointe down on the floor and is trying to kill him. – (JRO 84).

FERGUSON, Wm. (Rev.), M.A. (Presbyterian) – Born in 1803 in Scotland – Died May 4, 1880, Franklin Centre, Quebec – Was for some years Head Master of the Williamstown, Ontario High School, and Inspector of Schools, S. D. & Glengarry, 1871-78. – (Obit. 80-81).

FIELDING, Isaac – Died May 28, 1879, Valleyfield, Quebec – Drowned while out fishing – (JRO 79).

FIELDS, Thomas Craig – Died January 25, 1885 at St. Andrews, Quebec – He was concerned in the ''Boss'' Tweed frauds in New York and came to Canada some years since to escape arrest. – (JRO 85).

FILIATRAULT, Chas. M. – M.D., Prof. of Medical Jurisprudence and Senile Diseases in the Montreal branch of the Laval University – Died February 5, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 38 – (Obit. 84).

FILION – A young man – Died May 31, 1885 near Lachine, Quebec – Accidentally drowne by his boat being upset by a sudden squall – (JRO 85).

FILTEAU, Joseph, N.P. (1828) – For 18 years Registrar of Lotbinière, Quebec – Died in August, 1886 in Lotbinière, Quebec aged 83. – (Obit. 86).

FILTEAU, Odile – Died November 26, 1885 at St. Etienne, Levis, Quebec – Burned to death in her bed in a house destroyed by fire. – (JRO 85).

FINNIGAN, John – Died December 22, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Suicide while under mental aberration – (ADS 86).

FLANAGAN, Michael – Died December 5, 1879, Lachine Canal, Quebec – Drowned – (JRO 79, see October 1, 1879).

FLATTERS – Bailif – Died in June, 1885 – Murdered. Joseph Ardell is tried at Aylmer, Quebec , found guilty of manslaughter and sentences to 14 years' imprisonment (See December 15, 1885) – (JRO 85).

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).

FORBES, Arch. - Train conductor – Died January 13, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Fell from G. T. R. train – (ADS 83).

FORGET DESPATIS, Rev. Andre Augustin – Principal of St. Boniface College, Manitoba, born in Terrebonne, Quebec – Died June 8, 1881, St. Boniface, Manitoba (see p. 405) – (Obit. 80-81).

FORGUE : 3 children of Narcisse Forgue aged 6 yrs., 4 yrs., and 8 months. – Died March 17, 1883, St. Magloire, Quebec – Burnt – (ADS 83).

FORGUES, Rev. Michel (R.C.) – Curé of St. Laurent, Ile d'Orléans – Born February 13, 1811 at St. Michel de Bellechasse, Quebec – Died November 28, 1882 at St. Laurent, Ile d'Orleans – (Obit. 82).

FORGUES, T. – Late Registrar of Bellechasse, Quebec – Died August 23, 1886 at St. Michel, Quebec, aged 71 – (Obit. 86).

FORNERET, Cuthbert Augustus William (Capt.) – A retired officer of the British army – Born in 1794 in England – Died May 19, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came of an essentially military race, his ancestors for centuries back having been soldiers. His father is Maj. Forneret, 60th Rifles. – (Obit. 84).

FORREST, Edmund Wm. (Capt.) – Late of Hon. E. I. Co.'s service – Born in London, England – Died July 4, 1880, Hull, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

FORTIER, David – Died June 25, 1886 at St. Henri, Quebec aged 34– Run over by a truck – (ADS 86).

FORTIN, a man – Died May 28, 1882, St. Octave, Quebec – Dies from injuries received when the second floor of a building collapses – (JRO 82).

FORTIN, Irene – Died September 12, 1882, Levis, Quebec – Falls from a waggon – (ADS 82).

FORTIN, Miss., resident of Hull, Quebec – Died September 13, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Drowned by mistaking the floating sawdust in the Ottawa river for the shore and stepping on it – (JRO 79).

FORTIN, Mrs. – Died June 22, 1882, Levis, Quebec – Burned to death – (ADS 82).

FORTIN, Pierre (Rev.) – Curé de St. Basile le Grand, Quebec – Died October 4, 1885 – (Obit. 85).

FOSTER, Eliza L. (Mrs. Cushing) – Writer – Died May 4, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 91 – Widow of Fredk. Cushing, Esq., M.D. She was a daughter of the Rev. Jno. Foster, D.D., of Brighton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

FOSTER, Geo., of Quebec – Oiler – 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).

FOSTER, Hiram Sewell – Registrar of the County of Brome, Quebec – Died June 28, 1878, Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S.A. aged 63 – He was a brother of the late Senator of that name – (Obit. 78).

FOSTER, Robt., of Quebec – Fireman – 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).

FOSTER, Wm. Hershall – M.D. – Died December 1, 1882 at West Shefford, Quebec, aged 61 – He was the 4th son of the late Dr. S. S. Foster – (Obit. 86).

FOUBERT, Joseph – Works for Gilmour & Co., lumber merchants – Died June 26, 1885 near Maniwaki, Quebec – Drowned by the accidental upsetting of his boat. – (JRO 85).

FOUCHER – Died April 18, 1879, near New Liverpool, Quebec – One of four men and two boys drowned by the upsetting of a market boat – (JRO 79).

FOURNIER, Elise – Died December 20, 1883 in Quebec – Shot and killed in a house of ill-fame by James Mulrooney who then commits suicide. Elise Fournier was James Mulrooney's mistress. – (JRO 83).

FOURNIER, Fabien – A deaf man belonging to Bic – Died June 12, 1879, near Rimouski, Quebec aged 60 – Killed by being run over by a railway train – (JRO 79).

FRASER, George Simpson (Capt.) – Late H.M.'s 62nd Regt. of Foot. – Born January 23, 1839 at Abitibi, H.B.T. (today in Quebec) – Died November 21, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He married in 1881 the daughter of the late Edward Vennor, Esq., of Montreal. His father was a chief factor in the H. B. Co.'s service. – (Obit. 83).

FRASER, John (Hon.) – Quebec merchant, member of the Leg. Council, Canada 1841-1843 – Died April 21, 1882 at Charleston, South Carolina aged 91 – (Obit. 82).

FRASER, Mary (Mrs. Reeve) – Seigneuresse of Murray Bay, Quebec – Died August, 1879, Murray Bay, Quebec – Wife of Lt.-Col. Thos. J. Reeve, formerly of the 79th Highlanders and daughter of the late Hon. Mr. Fraser. – (Obit. 79).

FRASER, Thomas (Rev.) – A retired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church – Born in 1791 in Johnstone, Scotland – Died July 15, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1827. – (Obit. 84).

FREER, Edward Stayner – Late Postmaster of Montreal – Born in 1803 in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died July 24, 1878, Cacouna, Quebec – He was a son of the late Captain Noah Freer, Military Secretary to Sir George Prevost – (Obit. 78).

FRENCH, Frank – Died May 12, 1884 at Gatineau Point, Quebec – Shot and killed by his father-in-law, Thomas Osborne, during a quarrel. He is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 14 years in the Penitentiary. – (JRO 84).

FRENCH, John – Died August 7, 1882, Louisville, Quebec – A sunstroke – (ADS 82).

FUGÈRE, Ad. – Died March 22, 1886 at Batiscan, Quebec – Killed by a fall – (ADS 86).

FYFE, R. A, (Rev.), D.D. – Principal of the Canadian Literary Institute, Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1816 at St. André, near Montreal – Died September 4, 1878, Woodstock, Ontario – He was of Scottish descent, his parents having emigrated from Dundee in 1809. His remains were taken to Toronto to be interred – (Obit. 78).



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