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HACKETT, Thomas Lett – Died July 12, 1877 in Montreal, Quebec – Shot during the Orange troubles – His body, which had been lying in the vault of the Protestant Cemetery, is quietly buried by the Orange Order on July 12, 1880. – (JRO 80-81).

HAINAULT, L. – Sheriff of Beauharnois, Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed on December 15, 1880 – (PAPS Quebec 80-81).

HAINAULT, Louis – Sheriff of Dist. of Beauharnois, Quebec – Died November 22, 1880 – (Obit. 80-81).

HAINES, Fred. – Died March 7, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Fireman crushed under a wall. – (ADS 86).

HALL, Charlotte (Miss) – Died June 18, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec where she had long resided aged 76 – She was niece of the late Mr. Benj. Hall – (Obit. 86).

HALL, George – Merchant – Native of Armagh, Ireland – Died November 13, 1879 in Quebec City – He came to this country when young – (Obit. 79).

HAMETIN, Louise – Died January 1, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Explosion of a stove – (ADS 83).

HAMILTON, George (Rev.) (Church of Eng.) – Born January 18, 1850 in Quebec – Died May 6, 1880, South of France – Took a severe cold, in 1879, from the effects of which he never recovered – Eldest son of Robt. Hamilton, Esq., of the firm of Hamilton Bros., Hawkesbury and Quebec. He married in 1870, Grace Julia, second daughter of the late A. Davidson Parker, Esq., of Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

HANDYSIDE, N. J. (Lieut.-Col.) – Late in command of the Victoria Rifles of Montreal – Died September 22, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

HANNAH, Eliza (Mrs.) – Died April 3, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

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).

HARPER, Louis George – Dist. Magistrate for Gaspé (1876) – Born February 28, 1830 at Cap Santé, Quebec of Scottish and French descent – Died April 16, 1884 at Percé, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

HARRISON, Robert Alexander, (Hon.) D.C.L. – Chief Justice of Ontario – Born August 3, 1833 in Montreal, Quebec – Died November 1, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario aged 45 years, 2 months, 29 days – He was the eldest son of the late Richard Harrison, Esq., formerly of Skegarvey, County Monaghan, Ireland, by Frances Butler, of Newtownbulter, Fermanagh, Ireland – (Obit. 78).

HART, Adolphus Mordecai – Advocate of Quebec – Born April 11, 1816 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Died March 23, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of Mr. Jas. Henry Craig Hart, of Three Rivers– (Obit. 79).

HARVEY – Died June 17, 1882, Isle aux Grues, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HAWLEY, D. R. – Died June 10, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 37 – Falls from a trapeze – (ADS 86).

HAWLEY, Joseph Adolphe – an ex-journalist – Born in 1824 in Montreal, Quebec – Died December 11, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Died from the effects of a fall, caused by his throwing himself while deranged from a window in the Notre Dame Hospital – He was a nephew of the late Mr. W. F. Hawley, the author of Quebec, The Harp, &c. – (Obit. 82).

HAYES, John J. – Died February 25, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Shot dead when attempting to separate two men involved in a scuffle. Chas. Smith, chief of the bell-boys at the Windsor Hotel, a coloured man, is found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 20 years in the penitentiary – (JRO 82).

HAYVERN, Hugh, a convict – Died December 9, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – Executed for the murder of another convict, Thos. Slater, on June 29th, 1881 – (JRO 80-81).

HEATH – Died September 1, 1882, Chateauguay Pt., Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

HEATH, Edmund – M.P.P. for Pontiac in Can. Assembly (1857-61); M.P. for same constituency in House of Commons (1867-72) – Born September 13, 1813 in Bristol, England – Died January 21, 1883 in Clarendon, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

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).

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).

HÉBERT, Noël – M.P.P. for Mégantic (Quebec) in the Can. Assembly (1858-63) – Died in July, 1886 – (Obit. 86).

HÉBERT, Paul – Born in Quebec – Died September 29, 1886 in Napierville, Quebec aged 99 – (DL 86).

HECKERDON, Jos. – Died November 15, 1886 near Waterloo, Quebec – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

HENDERSON,William – Born Shetland, Scotland – Died August 21, 1883 at Frampton, Quebec aged 100 years and 45 days – (DL 83).

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

HETHERINGTON – 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).

HETU, Narcisse – Died February 16, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

HEU de BOURCK, Wm. Harvey (Rev., Congregational) – Born in 1803 in London, England – Died August 17, 1883 at Cap Rouge, Quebec, near Quebec City – He emigrated to Canada around 1845. – (Obit. 83).

HEYGHTON, Peter, of Quebec – Chief engineer – 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).

HIBBARD, Ashley (Lt.-Col.) – Late Commanding 6th Batt. Hochelaga Light Infantry, V.M. – Born March 28, 1827 in Stanstead, Quebec – Died March 23, 1886 at his home ''Commeston,'' near Frelighsburg, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

HIMSWORTH, Wm. Alfred – Clerck of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada – Born August 28, 1820 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Died January 7, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

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).

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).

HINKS, Matilda (Mrs. Beresford) – Died January 1, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 45 – Relict of Capt. Henry Clement de la Boer Beresford, 3rd West India Regt., and younger daughter of Hon. Sir F. Hinks, C.B., K.C.M.G. – (Obit. 84).

HODGES, James, C.E. – Engineer of the contractors in the construction of the Victoria Bridge at Montreal, Quebec – Born April 6, 1814 at Quennborough, Kent, England – Died May 28, 1879, Penny-Hill, Bagshot, Surrey, England – (Obit. 79).

HOILE, Mrs., a French Canadian – Died October 13, 1879, Grenville, Quebec aged 109 – (JRO 79).

HOLT – Judge of the Sessions of the Peace for City of Quebec – deceased – Successor appointed on January 16, 1880 – (PAPS Quebec 80-81).

HOLT, Charles Gates, – Q.C., Judge of the Sessions of the Peace at Quebec – Born in 1822 in Quebec City – Died October 4, 1879 in Quebec City – He was the son of the late Mr. Charles A. Holt, merchant, of Quebec – (Obit. 79).

HOLTON, Luther Hamilton (Hon.) – M.P., Canadian statesman – Born in October, 1817 in South Leeds, Ontario – Died March 14, 1889 in Ottawa, Ontario – Funeral in Montreal, Quebec. Died suddenly while he was in Ottawa attending to his Parliamentary duties – Early in life went to Montreal, where he lived with his uncle, a Mr. Gilbert, lumber merchant. In 1839 he married Eliza, daughter of Mr. Wm. Forbes of Montreal. – (Obit. 80-81).

HOOPER, Angus Cameron – Member of the firm Wm. Dow & Co., Brewers, of Montreal – Native of Sussex, England – Died December 4, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 58 – He came to Canada about 1854 – (Obit. 84).

HOPE, Octave – Died June 5, 1884 at Key Brook, Bromption, Quebec aged 18 – Drowned in Wm. Long's mill-pond. – (JRO 84).

HOPKINS, Abraham, A.B., M.B., M.R.C.S. (Irel.) – Born July 27, 1827 at Shillelagh, Wicklow, Ireland – Died August 28, 1884 at Cookshire, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

HOTTE, Sévère Césaire (Rev.) – Retired clergyman of the Church of Rome – Born June 6, 1814 à St. Martin, Quebec – Died August 1, 1879, Notre Dame de Richelieu, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

HOUDE, Frederic – M.P. for Maskinongé in the House of Commons (1878-84), Lieut.-Col. commanding the 86th Three Rivers Batt. of Infantry (Volunteer Militia) – Born September 23, 1847 at Rivière-du-Loup en haut, Quebec – Died November 15, 1884 at Rivière-du-Loup en haut, Quebec – Buried with military honours. He founded in 1857 a paper called L'Avenir National at St. Alban's, Vermont, U.S.A. In 1870 or 1871, he was one of the publishers of Le Foyer Canadien at Worcester, Mass. U.S.A. In 1874, he became editor of Le Nouveau Monde of Montreal, Quebec. – (Obit. 84).

HOUDE, Mad. (Madame Bélanger) – Born Quebec – Died March 27, 1882 St. Jean P. Joli, Quebec aged 101 – (DL 82).

HOUDE, Moise – Represented Maskinongé, Quebec in the Can. Assembly from 1863 ot the Union in 1867, and subsequently in the Quebec Assembly – Died in July, 1885 at Louisville, Quebec – (Obit. 85).

HOULISTON, Jno. – An old and respected merchant – Born June 8, 1801 on the Lammermoor hills, Scotland – Died December 30, 1885 at Three Rivers, Quebec, where he had resided since 1830. – (Obit. 86).

HOYER, Antoine – Died June 8, 1883, East Templeton, Quebec – Mine accident – (ADS 83).

HUBERT, Rene Auguste Richard – Joint Prothonotary of the Dist. of Montreal (1866) – Born June 5, 1811 at St. Denis, River Chambly, Quebec – Died June 16, 1884 at Montreal, Quebec – He was related to the late Sir G. E. Cartier. – (Obit. 84).

HUDON, Edmond (Rev.), S.J. – Born March 10, 1838 in Montreal, Quebec – Died March 20, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of Victor Hudon, Esq. – (Obit. 79).

HUDON, Pantaléon – Editor of La Voix du Peuple (St. John's, Quebec) – Died August 17, 1879, St. John's, Quebec aged 35 – (Obit. 79).

HUNT, Weston – a Quebec merchant – Died September 21, 1882 in Quebec City aged 73 – (Obit. 82).

HUNTER, Corp., A Bat'y – Died October 10, 1883 in Quebec – Killed while shifting ordnance – (ADS 83).

HUNTINGTON, Lucius Seth (Hon.), Q.C. (1863) – A public man – Born May 26, 1827 at Compton, Quebec – Died May 19, 1886 in New York City, U.S.A. – His remains were brought to Montreal and interred in Mount Royal Cemetery. He was the grandson of a U. E. Loyalist, who at the close of the war of the Revolution removed to the County of Compton and took up land on the banks of the Coaticook river. He was twice married : first to Miriam Jane, a daughter of Major Wood, of Shefford (who died in 1871), and secondly to Mrs. Marsh, of New York, in October, 1877. He removed to New York in 1879 or shortly afterwards. His son, Mr. R. W. Huntington, who died in 1879, was editor of the Montreal Herald. – (Obit. 86).

HUNTINGTON, Russ Wood, B.C.L. – Journalist – Died November 13, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec aged 25 – He was much of his time occupied by attendance during a fatal illness on a wife to whom he had been married only a few months. He was the eldest son of Hon. L. S. Huntington, Q.C., M.P. – (Obit. 79).

HUOT, Zepherin, of St. Norbert, Quebec – a wealthy farmer – Died December 27, 1882 – Murdered during a fight. Chabot, father and son, Blanchette, and Orr are arrested and held for trial – (JRO 82).

HURD : two children of L. Hurd – Died May 10, 1886 at St. Raymond, Quebec, aged 3 and 4 years – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

HURTEAU, Isidore ( Lieut. Col.) – Dominion Arbitrator – Born July 11, 1815 at Contrecoeur, Quebec – Died December 16, 1879, Longueuil, Québec – (Obit. 79).

HURTEAU, Marie-Albine Cordélie (Madame Dansereau) – Died August 4, 1879, Montréal, Québec aged 36 – Wife of C. A. Dansereau, Esq., advocate, and editor of La Minerve. She was a daugther of I. Hurteau, Esq.,, official arbitrator – (Obit. 79).

HURTUBISE, M. – Born in Quebec – Died November 5, 1885 in Quebec aged 100 – (DL 85).

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).



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