Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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IBBOTSON, Benjamn – Emigration Agent for the Province of Quebec at Montreal – Born May 23, 1820 at Versailles, France – Died July 18, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

IBBOTSON, Henry John, B.C.L. – Deputy Recorder of Montreal (1883) – Born in 1818 in London, England – Died February 4, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of the late Capt. Hy. Ibbotson, of H. M.'s 103rd Regt. of Foot. – (Obit. 83).

IRVINE, Mrs. Annie Routh (née Lemesurier) – Died April 3, 1880 in Quebec City – Wife of Hon. Geo., Q.C., M.P.P., to whom she sas married in 1856. She was the third daughter of the late Hy. Lemesurier, Esq. – (Obit. 80-81).

JACKSON, Alfred – M.D. (1832) – Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University – Born in 1811 at St. Andrews, Quebec – Died July 15, 1885 in Quebec City – (Obit. 85).

JACKSON, Jos. – Died February 24, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 92 – Knocked down by a team of horses – (ADS 86).

JACKSON, Joseph – Died July 20, 1882, Sutton, Quebec – Murdered. Wm. Richards is tried for the murder on 23rd September, 1882, found guilty and sentenced to be hanged on November 24, but cheats the gallows by committing suicide in his cell on the morning of that day – (JRO 82).

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).

JAMESON, Wm., of Point Fortune, Quebec – Died March 10, 1879, Woodstock, Ontario – After death, an examination reveals that he had carried in his body for 41 years, a pistol bullet, with a protion of a brace buckle, the result of a quarrel with a rebel, in 1837, who had fired upon him at the time, the bullet carrying with it a portion of his brace buckle – (JRO 79).

JARVIS, Frederick W. – Winner of the Gilchrist Scholarship, born in 1858 in Montreal, Quebec – Died January 20, 1881, Edingurgh, Scotland – Contrated a severe cold, which culminated in his death – He was a son of Mr. James Jarvis, of Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

JASMIN, Louis – Died August 5, 1879, Steamer Montreal, between Quebec and Montreal – Disappears mysteriously from on board that vessel. His lifeless body is found floating in the St. Lawrence, opposite Port St. Francis, on the 16th, with a scalp wound – (JRO 79).

JÉROME (Mrs.) – Died November 8, 1886 near Lachute, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

JOBIN, Joseph Hilarion, N.P. (1833) – ex-M.P. for Joliette, Quebec in Can. Assembly – Born in 1812 – Died August 31, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

JODOIN, Amable – ex. M.P. – Died January, 1880, Beloeil, Quebec aged 51 – (Obit. 80-81).

JODOIN, Jean Baptiste – M.P. for Chambly in the House of Commons (1874-75) – Died January 14, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 75 – (Obit. 84).

JOHNSTON, John (Rev.) – Incumbent of Hull, Quebec (Ch. of Eng.), hon. Canon, of Christ Ch. Cathedral, Montreal, and Chaplain to the Senate of Canada (1868) – Born in 1813 in Toronto, Ontario – Died October 9, 1883 in Hull, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

JOHNSTON, Wm., of Bear River, Nova Scotia – Died February 8, 1885 at Lake Simon, Quebec – Burned to death in a wooden shanty where he was sleeping. – (JRO 85).

JOLIFFE, kENNETH – Died February 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Skull fractured by kick of a horse. – (ADS 86).

JONCAS – 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).

JONES, Horatio Nelson – For many years Secretary to the Bd. of Habour Commrs. of Quebec – Died August 28, 1884 in Quebec City aged 79 – (Obit. 84).

JONES, James (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1787 – Died March 16, 1879, Granby, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1841. He gave three sons to the Ministry : Rev. W. Jones, of Granby; Rev. Septimus Jones, of Toronto; and Rev. James Jones, now deceased – (Obit. 79).

JONES, Owen – Died April 22, 1883, Kingsbury, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 83).

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).

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).

JOUDRO or GENDREAU, John – Born in Quebec – Died November 29, 1884 in Arkansas (Arkansaw?), Wisconsin, aged 121 (sic) – (DL 84).

JOURNEAUX, Mary Elisa (Lady Aylmer) – Died September 14, 1881, Melbourne, Quebec, aged 71 – Wife of the R. Hon. Lord Aylmer. – (Obit. 80-81).

JOY, Madame – Died in June 1882 at St. Armand East, Quebec – The old lady was choked to death by a piece of meat while eating – Mother of the well-known Princess Salm-Salm – (Obit. 82).

JUDAH, Henry Hague, Q.C. (1854) – Born April 28, 1808 in London, England – Died February 10, 1882 at his residence, Le Bocage, Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in early life – (Obit. 83).

JUSCHEREAU DUCHESNAY, Antoin (Hon.) – Senator (1867-71) – Died September 10, 1886 in Quebec City – He was the eldest son of Lieut. Col. M. L. Juchereau Duchesnay, formerly of H.M.'s 60th Regt. The family is one of great distinction in Canada. – (Obit. 86).

KATHAN, Albert – Died August 23, 1886 at Massawippi, Quebec – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

KEAGON, Francis – Died May 13, 1882, St. Therese, Quebec – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

KEEFER, Ralph Winnington – Barrister of Ontario (1877) – Born October 30, 1856 in Montreal, Quebec – Died October 31 at Colorado Springs, U.S.A. – Died from hemorrhage of the lungs – He was the 2nd son of T. C. Keefer, Esq., C.M.G., of Ottawa, by Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Hon. Thos. McKay, of Rideau Hall, Ottawa. In 1880, R. W. Keefer married Grace, eldest daughter of E. O. Bickford, Esq., of Grove Vale, Toronto. They had three children. – (Obit. 84).

KELLY, Jno. – Died October 19, 1886 at Lachine, Quebec – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

KERR, Robert, of Stillwater, Minnesota – Died July 27, 1885 on a train between Quebec City and Richmond, Quebec – Commits suicide by shooting himself – Kerr, it appears, has committed several defalcations at Stillwater, and at the time of his suicide was being shadowed by a Chicago detective named Kehoe, whose presence he had just discovered. – (JRO 85).

KIELY, Martin – Died March 15, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 68 – Falls downstairs – (ADS 86).

KING, Charles – Died May 22, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 83).

KING, Thomas Davies – Litterateur – Born in 1819 in Bristol, England – Died November 8, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in 1858 as a meteorologist. – (Obit. 84).

KIRKWOOD, Mrs. – Died November 17, 1882 in Quebec – Cuts her throat in a fit of insanity at the Marine Hospital – (ADS 82).

KIRWAN, Frank – Died May 4, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Brakeman, Railway accident. – (ADS 83).

KITTSON, W. H. – Late Collector of Customs at Hamilton, Ontario – Born in 1808 at Sorel (Quebec) – Died May 2, 1882 at Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

KNIGHT, Col. Alfred – Late Town Major of Quebec (1838-68) – Born September 19, 1793 at Woodbridge, Suffolk, England – Died August 17, 1882 at Quebec City – He married in Feb., 1829, a daughter of Capt. Wm. French. He emigrated to Canada in 1834. One of his sons is Mr. A. F. A. Knight, the well-known merchant of Quebec – (Obit. 82).

KOLLMYER, Alex. Henry – M.D. (1856) – Born in 1832 in Montreal, Quebec – Died March 13, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 83).



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