Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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ABBOTT, Geo. M. - M.D. (1832) – Born February 10, 1808 – Died January 14, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He served in the Texan army during the Mexican war – (Obit. 85).

AIKMAN, Michael (Lt.-Col.) – ex-M.P.P. for Wentworth, in the U.C, Assembly 1838-40 – Born in 1797 – Died March 21, 1881 at Barton, Ontario – Son of Col. John Aikman, a U.E. Loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

ALLES, Cornelius, of Waterloo, Ontario – Died September 22, 1883 in Detroit, Michgan, U.S.A – Shot in the head by some party unknown. – (JRO 83).

ATKINSON (Mrs. A., and two grandchildren), of Woodstock, New Brunswick – Died January 18, 1884 Devil's Bridge, near New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the s. s. City of Columbus(JRO 84).

BAKER, F. H. – Editor of a paper called the Mayflower, formerly published at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died in November, 1885 in Massachusetts, U.S.A. – (Obit. 85).

BALL, Margaret (Mrs.) (née Frey) – Native of the Township of Niagara, Ontario – Died November 2, 1886 at Merritton, Ontario aged 97 – She was the relict of the late Mr. Jno. C. Ball, of Niagara. She was of a loyalist family, who came from the Mohawk Valley at the Revolution. Her father, Capt. Bernard Frey, was killed by a cannon ball in a street in the town of Niagara during the bombardment of that place by the American fort opposite in the war of 1812. – (Obit. 86).

BARNARD, Edward – Advocate – Died June 14, 1885 at Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. aged 79 – He held for many years the office of Prothonotary and Clk of the Crown at Three Rivers, Quebec – (Obit. 85).

BARNHART, Noah – A well known business man – Born February 12, 1818 – Died September 10, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the son of a U. E. Loyalist. – (Obit. 83).

BARTLETT, Wm. Russell – For many years Visiting Supt. and Commr. of Indian Affairs at Toronto – Born at Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – Died December 24, 1885 at Toronto, Ontario aged 82 – He came to Canada when 10 years of age. – (Obit. 85).

BELLYEA, R. (Mr. and Mrs., and two children), Canadians – Died January 18, 1884 Devil's Bridge, near New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the s. s. City of Columbus(JRO 84).

BERGIN, Martin, one of the Molly Maguires – Died January 16, 1879, Pottsville, Pennsylvania – Hanged for the murder of Patrick Burns at Tuscarora, Pennsylvania, in 1870. Bergin was living in St. Catharines, Ontario at the time of his arrest in the fall of 1877 – (JRO 79).

BIGGAR, James Lyons – Ex M.P., early settler of the Bay of Quinte, Ontario – Born February 14, 1824 at the Carrying Place, Ontario – Died May 24, 1879, Clifton Springs, New York – Died suddenly – He was the son of the late, Mr. Charles Biggar, of the Carrying Place, one of the best known among the early settlers in the Bay of Quinte district, and his maternal grandfather was a U. E. Loyalist. He married in 1846, Isabella, the daughter of Mr. Wm. Hodgins, of Sandymount, Dublin, and sister of Dr. J. G. Hodgins, and Thos. Hodgins, Q.C., of Toronto – (Obit. 79).

BLANCHARD, Charles – High Sheriff of Colchester, Nova Scotia – Born December 22, 1809 at Truro, Nova Scotia – Died March 29, 1881, Truro, Nova Scotia – He was the eldest son of Ed. Shelburne Blanchard, and grandson of Col. Jotham Blanchard, a loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

BLANCHET, François Norbert (Most Revd.), D.D. – Archbishop of Amida (1880) – Born September 3, 1795 at St. Pierre, Rivière du Sud, Quebec – Died June 19, 1883 at Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

BOUCHER de MONTIZAMBERT, Edward Louis – Law Clerk to the Senate of Canada (1867) – Born September 23, 1811 in Quebec – Died January 17, 1882 in Quebec – He was descended, through his mother, Miss Taylor (born in Quebec in 1777) from U.E. Loyalists, his maternal grand-father having taken refuge in Canada in 1776. His paternal ancestor, an educated colonist from Perche, France, Pierre Boucher, received from Louis XIV a patent of nobility, on 17 June, 1707, for services rendered the French Crown in the colony, as early as 1639. Pierre Boucher, a son of Gaspar Boucher, who came to Quebec in 1635, was apptd. twice Governor of Three Rivers under the French Régime (…). From this celebrated Canadian worthy, Governor Pierre Boucher, have sprung a number of descendants : – Boucher de Niverville, Boucher de la Bruère, Boucher de la Broquerie, Boucher de Grosbois, Boucher de Boucherville, Boucher de Montizambert, or Mont-Isambert – (Obit. 82, see page 351).

BOWELL, Harriet Louisa (Mrs.) (née Moore) - Died April 2, 1884 at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. aged 56 – She had been taken to Los Angeles for the benefit of her health. Her remains were brought to Belleville, Ontario for interment. She was the wife of the Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, M.P., Minister of Customs, to whom she was united in marriage, Dec., 1847. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jacob G. Moore, Esq., of Belleville, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

BROUILLET, Jean Baptiste Abraham (Rev., R.C.) – Born in 1812 at St. Jean Baptiste, Quebec, near Montreal – Died February 5, 1884 in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. – He also lived in Oregon. – (Obit. 84).

BROWN, George (Hon.) – Canadian statesman and journalist - Born November 29, 1818 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died May 9, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Died from the effects of a pistol wound, received in the leg, the shot being fired by a discharged employe in his printing office, named Bennett. - He married in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 27, 1862, Annie, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Nelson, Esq., of Abden House, Edinburgh. He was the son of the late Peter Brown, Esq., merchant, Edinburgh, Scotland, by the only daughter of George Mackenzie, Esq., of ''The Cottage,'' Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Peter Brown emigrated to New York in 1838, where he edited the British Chronicle newspaper, and thence, in 1843, moved to Toronto, where he established the Toronto Banner. – (Obit. 80-81).

BROWN, Henry (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died March 17, 1884 at Niagara, Ontario, aged 121 (sic) – (DL 84).

BRUSH, George – Proprietor of the Eagle Foundry, Montreal – Born January 6, 1793 in Vergennes, Vermont, U.S.A – Died March 21, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada about 1814. – (Obit. 83).

BUCHAN, John Milne, M.A. – Principal of Upper Canada College – Born in 1841 at Lockport, New York, U.S.A. – Died July 19, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – While he was still an infant, his parents removed to Hamilton, Ontario. – (Obit. 85).

BUCHANAN, Chas., of Hillier, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

BUCHANAN, Douglass, of Hillier, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

BUELL, Andrew Norton – Late Accountant General High Court of Chancery, Ontario – Born April 20, 1798 in Elizabethtown, directly in rear of Brockville, Ontario – Died November 9, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Whilst in practice at the Barr he trained in his office his three nephews, Sir W. B. Richards, late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada; Hon. Stephen Richards, Q.C.; and Hon. A. N. Richards, Q.C., late Lt.-Gov. of British Columbia. He came of Loyalist stock, being the second son of Wm. Buell, Esq., an officer in the ''King's Rangers,'' who represented Leeds in the U.C. Assembly, 1801-4. – (Obit. 80-81).

BURNS, Patrick – Died in 1870 in Tuscarora, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – Murdered by Martin Bergin, one of the Molly Maguires, who was hanged for the murder on January 16, 1879 – (JRO 79).

BURPEE, Isaac (Hon.) – M.P. for St. John, N. B., in the House of Commons, and long a prominent merchant in St. John – Born November 28, 1825 at Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died March 1, 1885 in New York City, U.S.A. – He was descended from a Huguenot family, that, driven out of France by religious persecution about the year 1570, took refuge in England, and subsequently, in 1622 or thereabouts, emigrated to America, where they joined the little colony of Puritans already formed at Massachusetts Bay. He removed to St. John in 1848. – (Obit. 85).

BURPEE, John P. C. - Retired merchant – Died January 14, 1884 at Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. aged about 45 – Died the result of a railway accident – He was associated in business for many years with his brother, the Hon. Isaac Burpee, M. P. of St. John, New Brunswick. – (Obit. 84).

BURWELL, Leonidas – Ex-M.P.P. – Born in 1817 at Port Talbot, Ontario – Died August 7, 1879, Port Burwell, Ontario – He was a son of Mr. Mahion Burwell, who sat in the U. C. Assembly for a lengthened period, The family were U. E. Loyalists and came from New Jersey, U.S.A. to Canada in 1784 – (Obit. 79).

CALPHIS, Dina (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born at Danville, Kentucky – Died September 27, 1883 at London, Ontario aged 115 – (DL 83).

CALVIN, Dileno Dexter – M.P.P. for Frontenac in Ontario Assembly – Born May 16, 1798 at Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died May 18, 1884 at Garden Island, Ontario – He was the son of Sandford J. Calvin, a lawyer by profession, who died when his son was very young. He became naturalized in Canada in 1845 or shortly before. – (Obit. 84).

CAMPBELL, Wm. C., of Toronto, Ontario – Died August 6, 1884 at Point Rock, Texas, U.S.A. – Shot dead by a herdsman named McAllister, whith whom he had a dispute about payment of extra wages. – (JRO 84).

CAMPION, Augustin Siméon (Rev., R.C.) – Born February 18, 1811 at Hérien-Liétard, Arras, France – Died June 10, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – He went to the U.S.A. in 1841 and came to Canada in 1856. – (Obit. 86).

CARRALL, Robert William Weir (Hon.), M. D. – Senator – Born in 1839 at Carrall's Grove, near Woodstock, Ontario – Died September 19, 1879 at Carrall's Grove, Ontario – Died from ulceration of the stomach – He was the son of the late Mr. James Carrall, who was for twenty years Sheriff of County of Oxford, Ontario, and grandson of John Carrall, A United Empire Loyalist, who removed to Upper Canada some time during the revolution that secured the independence of the Old Thirteen Colonies. He married Mrs. Gordon, a daughter of the late Sheriff Macdonald, of Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CAWTHRA, Mary (Mrs. Mulock) – Died December 29, 1882 at Los Angeles, California – Relict of the late Dr. Thomas H. Mulock, in his life-time of Bond Head, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late John Cawthra, Esq., M.P.P. for Simcoe, in the U.C. Assembly. – (Obit. 83).

CHANDLER, Edmund Leavens – M.P. for Brome, Quebec – Born December 21, 1829 at Frelighsburgh, Quebec – Died August 21, 1880, Brome Corners, Quebec – Third son of the late Mr. Horace M. Chandler, of St. Armand, and grandson of late Danl. Chandler, of Hartford, Connecticut. – (Obit. 80-81).

CHANDLER, Edward Barron (Hon.), Q.C. – Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick – Born in 1800 at Amherst, Nova Scotia – Died February 6, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – The remains were interred at Dorchester. Son of the late Sheriff Chas. H. Chandler, of Cumburland, Nova Scotia, and grandson of Joshua Chandler, of New Haven, Connecticut, a well-known loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

CHAPMAN, R. J. (Dr.) – Late Treasurer of the County of Prince Edward, Ontario – Born in 1803 in New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died in July, 1885 at Picton, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

CHESLEY, Solomon Yeomans – ex-M.P. for Cornwall in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1796 in Rensselaer County, New York – Died November 5, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

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

CHRYSLER, John Pliny – ex-M.P. for Dundas in the Can. Assembly – Born February 26, 1801 on Chrysler's Farm, Ontario – Died April 7, 1881, Morrisburg, Ontario – He was a son of Col. J. Chrysler, a U. E. loyalist, who represented Dundas in Parlt. for 16 years. – (Obit. 80-81).

CLEMENT, Lewis – Militia officer – Born in 1787 – Died March 30, 1879, near St. Catharines, Ontario – He was the son of a U. E. loyalist – (Obit. 79).

CLEVELAND, Edward (Rev., Cong.), A.M. – Frist Principal of St. Francis College, Richmond, Quebec – Died September 28 at Burlington, Iowa, U.S.A., aged 78 – (Obit. 86).

CLINTON, Wm., of Cincinati, Ohio, U.S.A. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

COFFIN, William Foster (Lieutenant-Colonel) – Commissioner of Ordnance and Admiralty Land for the Dominion – Born November 5, 1808 at Bath, England – Died January 28, 1878, Aux Ecluses, Ottawa, Ontario – He accompanied his father, a Major in the army, to Quebec in 1813. He returned to England in 1815. He returned to Canada in 1830. In a paper, read by him in 1872, he says : 'My grandfather, my father and two uncles were all present at Quebec during the siege.' He was married at Boston to one of the two daughters of Deputy Commissary General Clarke, who was nearly related to the late Lord Lyndhurst. The other daughter became the wife of the Honorable Charles Richard Ogden, at one time Attorney-General of Lower Canada. – (Obit. 78).

COOK, Ephraim – M.D., ex-M.P.P. for South Oxford in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1797 at Hadley, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Died December 28, 1881, Norwich, Ontario – He settled in Norwich in 1831. – (Obit. 80-81).

COOPER, Alexander (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died September 29, 1886 in South Buxton, Ontario, aged 104 – (DL 86).

CORSE, Norton B. – Retired merchant – Born in 1808 near Brattleford, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died September 14, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in early youth, and was for 67 years a resident of that city. – (Obit. 84).

COSTER, Charles G. (Rev.), M.A., Ph. D. – Clergyman of the Church of England in New Brunswick – Born in 1824 at St. John's, Newfoundland – Died September 2, 1879, Newark, New Jersey – He was a son of the late Archdeacon Coster, of Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 79).

COUILLARD, Rev. Jean Baptiste – R. C. Clergyman – Died April 16, 1879, East Douglas, Springfield, U. S. – (Obit. 79).

COVERT, John Stewart – M.P.P. for Sunbury in the N.B. Assembly (1868-81) – Born in 1829 at Maugerville, New Brunswick – Died March 3, 1881 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died in attendance on his Parliamentary duties – He came of Loyalist stock. – (Obit. 80-81).

COX, G. W. – Late Gold Commissioner and Stipendiary Magistrate for Cariboo West, British Columbia – Died October 6, 1878, Bodie, Mono County, California, U.S.A. aged 56 – (Obit. 78).

CRANE, Walter – Died September 5, 1883 on Lake Huron beetween Goderich, Ontario to Cove Island, Ontario – Drowned when the schooner yacht Explorer founders – Son of Albert Crane of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

CRINNON, Peter Francis (Re. Revd.) – R.C. Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario – Born 1817 in Louth, Ireland – Died November 25, 1882 at Jacksonville, Florida, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health – Came to Canada in 1850 – (Obit. 82).

CROFT, Henry H., D.C.L. (1850), F.C.S. – Born in 1820 in England – Died March 1, 1883, San Diego, Texas – Died at the residence of his son, Ranch les Hermanilas Came to Canada early in life – (Obit. 83).

CROOKS, Adam (Hon.), LL.D. (1863), Q.C. (1863) – Born December 11, 1827 at West Flamboro', Ontario – Died December 28, 1885 at Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Hon. Jas. Crooks, M.L.C. – (Obit. 85).

CUMMINGS, Alexander (Hon.) – Consular agent for the United States at Ottawa – Born in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – Died July 15, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – (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).

CUSHING, Eliza L. (Mrs.) (née Foster) – 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).

CUTLER, Robert Molleson (Hon.) – M.L.C. of N.S. (1838-81) – Born October 9, 1784 at Guysborough, Nova Scotia – Died May 1, 1883 at Guysborough, Nova Scotia – He was the son of Thos. Cutler, a loyalist and officer in the King's Orange Rangers. – (Obit. 83).

DALY, John Corry Wilson – a first pioneer of Stratford, Ontario – Born March 24, 1796 in Liverpool, England – Died April 1, 1878, Stratford, Ontario – He was thrice married, and had but two children – by his firs wife – Mrs. A. B. Orr, born at Cooperstown, New York, USA, and Mr. Thos. Mayne Daly, the well known Canadian politician, (now Mayor of Stratford), born in Hamilton – (Obit. 78).

DAVIES, Judah Philip – Auctioneer and commission merchant – Born in London, England – Died September 20, 1879, Victoria, British Columbia aged 58 – Went to California in 1849, and to B.C. in 1863 – (Obit. 79).

DAY, Charles Dewey (Hon.), LL.D., D.C.L. – President and Chancellor of McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) – Born about 1806 at Bennington, Vermont – Died January 31, 1884 in England – He was the son of the late Ithamer H. Day, Esq., and accompanied his father to Montreal in 1812. – (Obit. 84).

De LONG, Catherine (Mrs.) – Born at Kingston, Ontario – Died March 15, 1883 at Fulton, New York, U.S.A. aged 100 years & 7 months – (DL 83).

De SOLA, Alex. Abraham, – LL.D. (1858) (Jewish) – Born September 18, 1827 in London, England – Died June 5, 1882 at New York – He came to Montreal in 1847, in response to a call from the Portuguese Hebrew congregation of that city, the incumbency of which he continued to hold until his death. His body was brought to Montreal for burial. – (Obit. 82).

DENISON, Richard Lippincott (Lieutenant Colonel) – Canadian Volunteer Officer – Born June 13, 1814 near Toronto, Ontario – Died March 10, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – Died of erysipelas in the head after a short illness – He was the eldest son of the late Colonel George T. Denison of Bellevue, Toronto, and grandson of Captain Richard Lippincott, who fought as a U.E. Loyalist through the whole American Revolution – (Obit. 78).

DENNISTOUN, Robert Hamilton – Barrister of Ontario (1874) – Born March 5, 1849 in Peterborough, Ontario – Died June 2, 1884 at Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. – Died on his return from Southern California – He was the second son of Judge Dennistoun of Peterborough, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

DEVLIN, Bernard – ex-M.P. for Montreal Centre in House of Commons (1875-78) – Born December 15, 1824 in Roscommon, Ireland – Died February 8, 1880 in Colorado, U.S.A. – (Obit. 80-81).

DICKENS, Francis Jeffrey – Late Sub-Inspector in the N. W. Mounted Police (1874-86) – Born January 15, 1845 – Died June 11, 1886 at Moline, Illinois, U.S.A. - He was the 2nd son of the distinguished English novelist. – (Obit. 86).

DICKSON, Joseph – Cabin-boy – Died March 2, 1882, Sandy Hook (New Jersey) – Drowned in the wreck of the barque W. J. Stairs – (JRO 82).

DORWIN, Jedediah Hubbell – Retired merchant – Born May 25, 1792 in New Haven, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died November 11, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in 1815. – (Obit. 83).

DOUGALL, Elizabeth Redpath (Mrs.) – Died November 9, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec aged 64 – Wife of Mr. John Dougall, proprietor of the Montreal and New York Witness. – (Obit. 83).

DOUGALL, John – Journalist – Born July 8, 1808 at Paisley, Scotland – Died August 19, 1886 at Flushing, Long Island, New York, U.S.A. – He was the eldest son of Jno. Dougall, manufacturer. He sailed to Canada at the age of 18. – (Obit. 86).

DOUGLAS, James William – M.P.P. for Victoria, B.C. – Born about 1850 in Victoria, British Columbia – Died November 7, in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. – He was the eldest and only surviving son of the late Sir James Douglas, K.C.B., who was the first governor of Vancouver Island and subsequently of the whole of B.C. – (Obit. 83).

DOUTRE, Alphonse – An official assignee for Montreal – Died May 15, 1879, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. aged 38 – He was a brother of Mr. Joseph Doutre, Q.C. – (Obit. 79).

DUDGEON (Mrs.), and two children, of Owen Sound, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. - Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

DUDGEON, Adam Black – Late mayor of Collingwood, Ontario – Born June 10, 1824 at Berwick-upon-Tweed (England) – Died August 28, 1886 at Collingwood, Ontario – He emigrated to America about 1850. First lived at New York and Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., but removed to Collingwood about 1856. – (Obit. 86).

DUFFY, A. J. (Mr.) – Clerk in the Department of Public Works, Canada – Died August 17, 1879, Old Orchard Beach, Maine, U.S.A. – Accidentally drowned while bathing – His remains are brought to Ottawa, Ontario for interment – (JRO 79).

EARLE, Sylvester Z. M.D. – Born in New York, U.S.A. – Died December 4, 1879, Hampton, New Brunswick aged 89 – He was the son of a Royalist Captain of the Revolutionary war, who, at the termination of that struggle, left New York and settled in King's, N.B., and was several times elected to the Provincial Legislature – (Obit. 79).

EARLY, May Agnes (Mrs. Fleming) – Authoress born in Portland, New Brunswick – Died March 24, 1880, Brookyn, New York, USA – (Obit. 80-81).

EMERSON, G., of Ramsgate, England – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

EVANS, Hy. Sugden, F.C.S. – Chief Analyst for the Dominion (1884-86) – Born in 1830 in London, England – Died February 24, 1886 in New York. – (Obit. 86).

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).

FARRIS, Mrs. Thomas – Died April 30, 1879, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia aged 100 years and 29 days – She was the daughter of a soldier who fought in the continental army during the American revolutionary war – (JRO 79).

FISHER, Charles (Hon.), D.C.L. – Puisné Judge of the Supreme Court, N.B. – Born in September 1808 in Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died December 8, 1880 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – His father was a loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

FLEMING, May Agnes (Mrs.) (née Early) – Authoress – Born in 1840 in Portland, New Brunswick – Died March 24, 1880 at Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. – Wrote under the nom de plume of ''Cousin May Carleton'' – (Obit. 80-81).

FORTIER, Laban, O. – Underwriter, large vessel owner – Canadian by birth – Died February 5, 1886 at Lebanon, Mo aged 55 – He removed to Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. about 40 years ago – (Obit. 86).

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, 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).

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).

FREEMAN, Coleman (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A – Died January 20, 1886 at Windsor, Ontario aged 122 (sic) – (DL 86).

FREY, Margaret (Mrs. Ball) – Native of the Township of Niagara, Ontario – Died November 2, 1886 at Meriton, Ontario aged 97 – She was the relict of the late Mr. Jno. C. Ball, of Niagara. She was of a loyalist family, who came from the Mohawk Valley at the Revolution. Her father, Capt. Bernard Frey, was killed by a cannon ball in a street in the town of Niagara during the bombardment of that place by the American fort opposite in the war of 1812. – (Obit. 86).

FROST, Edward, wife, and child, of Owen Sound, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. - Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

GANUE, Michel – Born in Quebec – Died in September, 1885 in Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., aged 107 – (DL 85).

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

GILBERT, Humphrey Tisdale – Police Magistrate of St. John, N.B. (1858-82) – Born January 2, 1814 at Willow Farm, Dorchester, New Brunswick – Died February 7, 1882 at Willow Farm, Dorchester, New Brunswick – The descendant of an old and well-known loyalist. Brother of Mr. W. J. Gilbert, Q.C.. He never married – (Obit. 82).

GINTY, John – Contractor – Born in 1821 at Oldcastle, Westmeath, Ireland – Died September 11, 1884 in New York – His remains were taken to Tecumseh (Ontario) for interment. He accompanied his father to Canada in 1827. The family settled on a farm in the County of Simcoe. In 1856 he took up his residence in Toronto, and became a partner of his cousin, Mr. Alex Manning, now Mayor of that city. – (Obit. 84).

GOODHUE, (Hon.) – Member of the judiciary of Ohio, and late a State Senator – Native of the Eastern Townships, Quebec – Died September 12, 1883 at Akron, Ohio, U.S.A. – He went to Ohio when a young man. His brother, J. L. Goodhue, a well-known business man of Danville, Quebec died by his own hand, 5 Dec. – (Obit. 83).

GRANT, Donald M. (Lieut.-Col) – Chief of the Ottawa City Police – Native of Inverness, Scotland – Died April 8, 1885 in New York, U.S.A. – He had resided in Ottawa since 1844. – (Obit. 85).

GREELEY, Absalom – M.P.P. for Prince Edward, in Ontario Assembly (1867-70) – Born April 17, 1822 in Prince Edward, Ontario – Died October 30, 1885 at Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. – He removed to Kansas City in 1875, where he was an editorial writer on the Times newspaper. – (Obit. 85).

GREEN, Anson (Rev.), D.D. – Clergyman of the Canadian Methodist Church – Born September 27, 1801 at Middleburg, Schoharie County, New York – Died February 19, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Upper Canada in 1822 – (Obit. 79).

GRIFFIN, Charles, of Upper Dyke Village, Nova Scotia – Died January 18, 1884 Devil's Bridge, near New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the s. s. City of Columbus(JRO 84).

GROFF, Henry – Bank manager – Born September 24, 1817 in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – Died (in 1885) at Simcoe, Ontario, where he had long resided – (Obit. 85).

GROVER, Peregrine Maitland – M.P. for East Peterborough (1867-74) – Born October 17, 1817 at Grafton, Ontario – Died May 28, 1885 at Norwood, Ontario – He was the son of Maj. John Grover, of Massachusetts, U.S.A.., by Mary Merriam, of Connecticut, U.S.A.. The family settled at Grafton, Ontario in 1800. – (Obit. 85).

GURNEY, Edward – Head of the stove manufacturing firm of E. & C. Gurney – Born in 1817 in Steuben, Oneida County, New York, U.S.A. – Died November 21, 1884 at Hamilton, Ontario – He moved to Utica, N.Y., when a lad, and from there to Hamilton in 1842. He was accompanied by his brother. – (Obit. 84).

HAMILTON, Wm. (Rev., Presb.), D.D. - Died February 18, 1807 at Garvagh, Derry, Ireland – Died April 13, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Coming to Canada, he served for a short time at Picton, Ontario, but, in 1848, owing to continual ill-health he removed to the U.S.A. and became pastor successively in Michigan, Ohio and New York. About six years ago, he came to Toronto, where his son Mr. J. C. Hamilton, barrister, resides. – (Obit. 86).

HARRIS, Wm. H. – High Sheriff of the County of Pictou, N.S. (1857-83) – Born in 1805 at Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died August 1, 1883 at Pictou, Nova Scotia. The Shrievalty was held by the father of the late sheriff, and is now in the enjoyment of latter's son, Mr. G. S. Harris. The family has been connected with Pictou since 1767, in which year his grandfather, Dr. John Harris, afterwards a member of the N.S. Assembly, arrived there with others from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

HARRISON, Charles (Hon.) – ex-M.L.C. of New Brunswick – Born in 1794 at Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died May 8, 1879 – He was a son of the late Lieut. Jas. Harrison, formerly of the New Jersey Volunteers, who went to New Brunswick with other Loyalists at the close of the American Revolutionary war. He was a brother of Rev. Canon Harrison – (Obit. 79).

HEBDEN, Miss Ada, of Hamilton, Ontario – Died December 25, 1880, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A – Commits suicide by shooting herself whilst on a visit to her brother – (JRO 80-81).

HENSON, Josiah – Pastor; an escaped slave, who became the original of the character of ''Uncle Tom'' – Born June 15, 1789 at Port Tobacco, Maryland, U.S.A. – Died May 18, 1883 at Dresden, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

HIGGINS, W., of Winnipeg, Manitoba – Wholesale merchant – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

HODGSON, Daniel – Clerk of the Crown and Prothonotary, P.E.I. (1830-83) – Born in 1803 in Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Died July 21, 1883 in Charlottetown, P.E.I – He was a son of Mr. Speaker Hodgson, of the P.E.I. Assembly, by Rebecca, daughter of Lieut.-Col. Joseph Robinson, of the South Carolina Regt., a U. E. loyalist, and a brother of the late Sir. Robt. Hodgson, Lieut.-Gov. of P.E.I. He was thrice married, and by his second wife (the youngest daughter of the Hon. Geo. Wright, Presdt. of the Leg. Council) he had two sons : Mr. E. J. Hodgson, the well-known, Q.C., and the Rev. G. W. Hodgson, M.A., an eminent Ch. of Eng. divine. – (Obit. 83).

HODGSON, Robert (Sir.) – Late Lieut.-Governor of P.E.I. (1874-79) – Born in 1798 at Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Died September 15, 1880, Charlottetown, P.E.I. – He was the son of Robr. Hodgson, formerly Speaker of the Island Assembly, by rebecca, daughter of Lieut. Col. Joseph Robinson, of the South Carolina Regt. He married in 1827, Fanny, Daughter of the late Capt. Ranald Macdonald, of the Glengarry Light Infantry and Town Major of Charlottetown. – (Obit. 80-81).

HOLTON, Ezra W. – Merchant – Born September 7, 1810 in Vermont, U.S.A. – Died June 27, 1879, Belleville, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

HOOKER, Alfred – One of the early pioneers in the forwarding trade between Montreal and the Upper Lakes – Born August 18, 1799 in Meriden, Connecticut – Died August 29, 1880, Prescott, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

HOPKINS, Caleb – ex-M.P.O. for Halton in the U. C. Assembly and in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1787 in New Jersey, U.S.A. – Died October 8, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1798 with his father who was a loyalist. – (Obit. 80-81).

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).

HOWLAND, Lydia (Mrs.) – Native of Paulding, Duchess County, New York, U.S.A. – Died September 14, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario where she had lived for 40 years, aged 95 – Wife of the late Mr. Jonathan Howland, and mother of Sir W. P. Howland, K.C.M.G. – (Obit. 80-81).

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).

HYMAN, Ellis Walton – Merchant – Died April 12, 1878, London, Ontario aged 63 – He came to Canada in 1834 from Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was twice married – first, to Miss Brown, of Ingersoll; second to the daughter of the late W. Niles Esq., M.P.P. – (Obit. 78).

JARVIS, Catherine (Mrs.) – Born in slavery in the United States – Died February 18, 1878, Digby, Nova Scotia aged 110 – (JRO 78).

JOHNSTON, Isab. (Mrs.) (col'd) – Born in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. – Died May 13, 1880 aged 110 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

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

KEEFER, Augustus – Commissioner of Dominion Police (1880-85) – Born October 21, 1819 at Thorold, Ontario – Died October 31, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – He was a son of George Keefer, a U. E. Loyalist, who with a brother walked to Thorold, Ontario in 1790, and a brother of Messrs. Samuel & T. C. Keefer, civil engineers, and of George Keefer (see below) – (Obit. 85).

KEEFER, George – An old citizen – Born February 25, 1799 at Thorold, Ontario – Died November 18, 1885 at Thorold, Ontario – He was the eldest son of George Keefer, a U. E. Loyalist, who with a brother walked to Thorold, Ontario in 1790, and a brother of Messrs. Samuel & T. C. Keefer, civil engineers, and of Augustus Keefer (see above). He was father of Mr. Geo. A. Keefer, C.E., of Victoria, B.C. – (Obit. 85).

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).

KELLOGG, Hon. Ensign. H. – Commr. for the U.S. to the Halifax Fishery Commission (1877) – Died January 23, 1882 at Pittsfield, Mass., U.S.A. – (Obit. 82).

KERNAN (Mr.), of Guelph, Ontario – Died November 4, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. – Murdered in an election row, just after the close of the polls in the Presidential election. – (JRO 84).

KERR, David Shank, Q.C. – Born in 1809 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia – Died August 6, 1886 at St. John, New Brunswick, where he had lived since 1855 – He was the youngest of 16 children. His father, Capt. Jas. Kerr, served in the Queen's Rangers during the Am. Revolutionary war, at the close of which he settled in Nova Scotia. – (Obit. 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).

KITTSON, Alexander – M.P.P. for Ste Agathe in the Manitoba Assembly (1879-83) – Born February 26, 1853 at North Pembina, Manitoba – Died April 27, 1883 at St. Boniface, Manitoba – He was a son ot the well known ''Commodore'' Kittson, of St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

KURTZ, David – Merchant – Born in 1843 in Philadelphia, Penn., U.S.A. – Died December 6, 1878, Victoria, British Columbia – He went to British Columbia in 1863 – (Obit. 78).

LACHAPELLE, Andre – Born in Montreal, Quebec – Died July, 1881, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

LANIGAN, Geo. Thomas – Journalist and littérateur – Born December 10, 1846 at St. Charles, River Richelieu, Quebec – Died February 6, 1886 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

LASALLE, Rev. Joseph O. – R.C. Clergyman – Born in 1834 at St. Paul de Joliette, Quebec – Died January 31, 1879, Cohoes, New York – (Obit. 79).

LEGGATT,Gordon Watts – Judge of the County Court of Essex, Ontario (1860-83) – Born March 26, 1826 at Sorel, Quebec – Died September 19, 1883 at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. – The youngest of the late Asst. Commissary Genl. Leggatt. He was twice married : 1st in 1853, to Miss Laliberte (who died 1860); and 2ndly to Mary Ann, 2nd daughter of the late Deputy Inspector-Genl. Cary. – (Obit. 83).

LEIGH, Edwin Alfred – Deputy-Registrar Supreme Court and Registrar County Court, of Victoria, British Columbia – Died April 16, 1885 at Auburn, California aged 30 – (Obit. 85).

LePROHON, Edouard Philippe – M.A., M.D. (1843) – Born February 19, 1816 at St. Vincent de Paul, Quebec – Died November 24, 1886 at Portland, Maine where he had long resided – He was a brother of Dr. J. L. LeProhon, of Montreal. – (Obit. 86).

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).

LITTLE, Frank, an American – Painter by trade – Died April 21, 1883 at Centreville, 8 miles from Peterboro', Ontario aged 40 – Died as a result of having been badly beaten the day before by John Aitkins, hotel keeper, and Robt. McClung. Aitkins is found guilty of assault, and sentenced to 3 years in the Penitentiary. McClung is acquitted. – (JRO 83).

LOCKE, Thomas – M.P.P. for Stanstead in the Quebec Assembly (1867-75) – Born in June 16, 1824 in Barnston, Quebec – Died January 27, 1884 in Barnston, Quebec – His parents came from New Hampshire, U.S.A. in the early part of the century. – (Obit. 84).

LOGAN, Catherine (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born in Kentucky, U.S.A. – Died December 12, 1885 in London, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 85).

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).

LONGWORTH, John (Capt.) – for many years Civil Engineer to the Canada Co. – Born April 7, 1790 in Westmeath, Ireland – Died January 16, 1883 at Port Austin, Michigan, U.S.A. – He had lived at Goderich, Ontario for 52 years – (Obit. 83).

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).

LUCAS, Andrew (coloured) – Born in Tennessee, U.S.A. – Died September 29, 1886 in Brantford, Ontario aged 127 (sic) – (DL 86).

LYMAN, Benjamin – Merchant – Born June 11, 1810 in the State of Maine, U.S.A. – Died December 5, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – When he was six years of age his father removed to Montreal. He was apprenticed to his elder brother, William. Subsequently he and another brother, named Henry, entered into partnership with William. Mr. Benjamin Lyman married Miss Delia Almira Wills, of Vermont, in 1834, and was the father of thirteen children, four of whom are living, two sons and two daughters : Mrs. George T. Beard, wife of Mr. G. T. Beard, of the firm of Beard Bros., who lives in Toronto; Miss Lyman, who lives in Montreal; Mr. Charles Lyman, now of the frim of Lyman, Clare & Co.,, and Mr. Edwin Wills Lyman of Montreal – (Obit. 78).

LYMAN, S. Jones (Lieut.-Col.) – Businessman – Born November 5, 1829 in Northampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Died April 1, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Mr. Lyman, with several other members of his family, settled in Montreal at an early age, and became naturalized as a British subject – (Obit. 79).

LYNCH, Robt. Bloss – On time City Clerk of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. - Of Irish birth – Died January 12, 1884 in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. - One of the Fenian prisoners taken at Fort Erie, Ontario, in June 1866, and who was tried for his offence and sentenced to a life imprisonment at Kingston, but was subsequently released. – (Obit. 84).

MacDONELL, Donald Aeneas (Lt.-Col.) – Late Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary – Born in 1794 – Died March 11, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – He was descended from an ancient Scottish family. His grandfather served for some years in the Spanish Army, and subsequently emigrated to America, where he settled on the banks of the Susquehanna. During the American revolution he was a staunch Loyalist, and at its close he came with the U. E. Loyalists to Upper Canada and settled in the Township of Cornwall. His son Miles, father of the subject, was selected by the Earl of Selkirk to take charge of his colony at Red River, and was the first Governor of the Settlement. – (Obit. 79).

MACKENZIE, Marguaret (Mrs.) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died March 7, 1884 at Marble Mountain, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, aged 102 – (DL 84).

MACPHERSON, Robt. B. – President of the Thorold Woollen and Cotton Co. – Died December 1, 1886 at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., whither he had gone on business – Died suddenly – (Obit. 86).

MACPHIE, Dugald – Late Manager of the Montreal and Chicago Forwarding Co. – Died August 18, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 54 – (Obit. 84).

MAHER, Wm., of Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. – Died January 25, 1883 near Sandwich, Ontario – Murdered. Hy. R. Greenwood and Hy. Hardinge are placed for trial for the second time on October 25, 1883 and found guilty of murder, and sentenced to be hanged. The sentence is later commuted for imprisonment for life. Wm. Maher had a son serving a term of 15 years in the Jackson, Michigan Penitentiary. – (JRO 83).

MAINWARING, Nathaniel Ezra – M.D. (1839) – Born in 1813 at Lynne, Conn., U.S.A. – Died November 18, 1883 at St. George, Ontario – His father, who was of loyalist stock, came to Canada in 1820. – (Obit. 83).

MARROTT, Frederick – Journalist – Born July 16, 1805 at Enfield, England – Died in December 1884 at San Francisco, California, U.S.A. – In 1856 he founded the News Letter in British Columbia, and in 1858, the Vancouver Gazette. – (Obit. 84).

McCARTHY, C. – Veteran of the war of 1812 – Born at Canandigua, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died in December, 1883 at Drumbo, Ontario aged 103 – (DL 83).

McCAUSLAND, Wm. Jno. – M.D. – Died January 28, 1886 at Montrose, Pennsylvania, aged 42 – He came to Canada from Tyrone, Ireland with his parents in 1847 – (Obit. 86).

McCRAE, Cynthia (Miss), of Chatham, Ontario – deceased – Archibald W. Brown, of Chatham, Ontario is acquitted at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A., of her murder – (JRO 80-81).

McCRAE, Cynthia (Miss), of Chatham, Ontario – Died in June, 1880 – Dr. Pyncheon is acquitted December 12, 1882 at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. He was accused of her killing by an attempt at abortion – (JRO 82).

McCRANEY, Danl. – M.P.P. for East Kent in Ont. Assembly (1875-85) – Born July 1, 1834 in Trafalgar, Halton, Ontario – Died February 28, 1885 at Oakville, Ontario – He was descended from a U. E. Loyalist. – (Obit. 85).

McDONALD, Donald (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1816 in Caledonia, New York, U.S.A. – Died January 20, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – His father was a native of Inverness-shire (Scotland), and emigrated to the State of New York; but objecting to the oath of allegiance to a foreign power, he changed his residence to Canada, when his son was about 7 years of age. – (Obit. 79).

McINNES, J. A. (Mr.) – Merchant of Ingersoll, Ontario – Died February 24, 1884 aged 35 – Killed by an accident on the Illinois Central railway. He is found in a sleeping berth with his neck broken – (JRO 85).

McKAY, Donald – Ship-builder – Born September 4, 1810 at Shelburne, Nova Scotia – Died September 20, 1880, Boston, Mass. U.S.A. – His grandfather, a Scotch Highlander had setteled in Selburne, Nova Scotia. He went to the U.S.A. when a young man and lived in New York, and then in Massachssetts. – (Obit. 80-81).

McKINNON, Ranald – Contractor and manufacturer – Born about 1800 in Ulva, Scotland – Died October 17, 1879, Caledonia, Ontario – Coming to America with his parents at an early age, the family settled first in New York State (U.S.A.), but eventually removed to Peel, Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

McLEOD, Donald – an old soldier and journalist who lived in Prescott, Ontario – Born January 1, 1779 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died July 22, 1879, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. – (Obit. 79).

McLEOD, John – Born in Cape Breton – Died November 2, 1886 in New York, U.S.A., aged over 97 – (DL 86).

McMILLAN W. B. – Died January 22, 1879, Denver, Colorado – His body was sent to Brantford, Ontario where his widowed mother resided. She died from grief at the sight of the corpse on January 29 – (JRO 79).

McQUESTERN, Calvin – M.D. – Born in 1801 at Bedford, now Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died October 20, 1885 at Hamilton, Ontario – Coming to Canada, he took up his residence at Hamilton in 1838. – (Obit. 85).

MILLER, John Classon – M.P.P. for Muskoka and Parry Sound in Ontario Assembly (1875-82) – Born December 16, 1836 in Yonge, Leeds, Ontario – Died April 2, 1884 at Colton, Southern California, U.S.A. – His remains were brought to Parry Sound for interment. – (Obit. 84).

MILLIGAN, W., of Meaford, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).

MILLS, Major Hiram – Founder of the Western Hospital, Montreal – Born in 1796 in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died August 2, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Montreal in 1861. A clause in his will requires that no obituary be published of him. – (Obit. 82).

MINER, Charlotte – Born in Canada – Died November, 1881, Fall River, Mass., U.S.A. aged 107 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

MONK, J. Edward and Mrs. Helen – Died January 7, 1883, Detroit, Michigan – Formerley residents of Chatham, Ontario, they commit suicide by taking morphine – (ADS 83).

MONTIZAMBERT, Edward Louis – Law Clerk to the Senate of Canada (1867) – Born September 23, 1811 in Quebec – Died January 17, 1882 in Quebec – He was descended, through his mother, Miss Taylor (born in Quebec in 1777) from U.E. Loyalists, his maternal grand-father having taken refuge in Canada in 1776. His paternal ancestor, an educated colonist from Perche, France, Pierre Boucher, received from Louis XIV a patent of nobility, on 17 June, 1707, for services rendered the French Crown in the colony, as early as 1639. Pierre Boucher, a son of Gaspar Boucher, who came to Quebec in 1635, was apptd. twice Governor of Three Rivers under the French Régime (…). From this celebrated Canadian worthy, Governor Pierre Boucher, have sprung a number of descendants : – Boucher de Niverville, Boucher de la Bruère, Boucher de la Broquerie, Boucher de Grosbois, Boucher de Boucherville, Boucher de Montizambert, or Mont-Isambert – (Obit. 82).

MOORE, Harriet Louisa (Mrs. Bowell) – Died April 2, 1884 at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. aged 56 – She had been taken to Los Angeles for the benefit of her health. Her remains were brought to Belleville, Ontario for interment. She was the wife of the Hon. Mackenzie Bowell, M.P., Minister of Customs, to whom she was united in marriage, Dec., 1847. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jacob G. Moore, Esq., of Belleville, Ontario. – (Obit. 84).

MORGAN, Louis, and infant daughter, of Buckingham, Ontario – Died October 10, 1879, near Jackson, Michigan – Killed when the Pacific Express train on the Michigan Central Railway collides with a switch engine – (JRO 79).

MORRISON, Thos. Fletcher (Hon.), M.L.C. (1876-86) – Born February 22, 1808 at Londonderry, Nova Scotia – July 23, 1886 at Folly Village, Londonderry, Nova Scotia – His grandfather, Capt. Jno. Morrison, came to Nova Scotia from Boston, Massachusetts, in 1760. – (Obit. 86).

MOULTON, Abial (Rev., Baptist) – Born in 1798 in New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died November 17, 1885 at Stanstead, Quebec, where he was pastor of the first Freewill Baptist Ch. for 40 years – (Obit. 85).

MULOCK, Mary (Mrs.) (née Cawthra) – Died December 29, 1882 at Los Angeles, California – Relict of the late Dr. Thomas H. Mulock, in his life-time of Bond Head, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late John Cawthra, Esq., M.P.P. for Simcoe, in the U.C. Assembly. – (Obit. 83).

MUNRO, Colin – Sheriff of the County of Elgin, Ontario (1853) – Born in 1817 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died February 1, 1884 at Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. – He had resided in Canada since 1837. – (Obit. 84).

NELLES, Abraham (The Venerable) – Archdeacon of Brant (1878) – Born December 25, 1805 at Grimsby, Ontario – Died December 20, 1884 at Brantford, Ontario – He was a son of Lt.-Col. Robt. Nelles, a U. E. Loyalist, who sat for a period in the U. C. Assembly. – (Obit. 84).

NELSON, George W. – M.D. (1880) – Born November 15, 1861 in Montreal, Quebec – Died October 3, 1884 at Santa Barbara, California – Died of consumption – He came of a family of doctors, he being the ninth in direct descent. He was the end son of the late Dr. Horace Nelson , and grandson of the celebrated Dr. Wolfred Nelson, both of Montreal. With his brothers, he was a student of the medical faculty of Bishop's College, Montreal, graduating in 1879. The hereditary enemy of his family, for many generations, consumption, marked him out as a victim. He left for California in 1882, spent a year there, and in Dec., 1883, proceeded to Panama with his brother, Dr. Wolfred Nelson. Again in failing health, he proceeded to California in April, 1884. – (Obit. 84).

NELSON, Horatio (Admiral) – Head of the well-known firm of H. A. Nelson & Sons, Montreal and Toronto – Born October 22, 1816 at Richmond, New Hampshire, U.S.A. – Died December 24, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal in 1840. He has four sons – (Obit. 82).

NORTHUP, Jeremiah (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1815 at Falmouth, Nova Scotia – Died April 10, 1879 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – He was descended from a loyalist who came to Nova Scotia from the United States at the close of the American Revolutionary War, and who represented Falmouth in the first Provincial Parliament that sat in Nova Scotia, up to his death, a period of 25 years. His father was Mr. John Northup, who outlived his four sons until 1st December, dying then in his 84th year. – (Obit. 79).

O'CALLAGHAN, Edmund Bailey – M.D., LL.D. – ex-M.P.P. for Yamaska (Quebec) in L.C. Assembly – Born February 29, 1797 (sic) at Mallow, Ireland – Died May 29, 1880, New York, U.S.A. – After studying 2 years at Paris, he came to Quebec in 1823. Having taken an active part in the Insurrectionary movement of 1837, he was obliged to leave Canada and take up his residence in New York, where he continued to reside until his death. – (Obit. 80-81).

O'DONOGHUE, William B. – A member of Riel's Provisional Government in Manitoba, 1869-1879 – Died March 26, 1878, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A – (Obit. 78).

O'NEIL, John G. (Colonel) – Commanded the Fenian expeditions against Canada – Died October 30, 1884 at (sic), Texas – (Obit. 84).

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).

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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

RATHBUN, Hugo Burghardt – President of the Rathbun Co., and founder of the Village of Deseronto, Ontario – Born September 4, 1812 near Aurora, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died June 1, 1886 at Deseronto, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

RAYMOND, Chas. Guillaume (Rev., R.C.) – Born February 20, 1843 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – Died in January, 1886 at Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

REGNIER, Auguste (Rev.) – First Canadian admitted to the Order of the Jesuits, after their establishment in Montreal – Born September 22, 1820 – Died April 1, 1883 in New York – (Obit. 83).

REID, Kenneth – M.D. (1864), M.R.C.S. (Lon.), M.R.C.P. (Edin.) – Born December 7, 1840 at Huntingdon, Quebec – Died January 22, 1882 in New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died suddenly – The son of Col. Jas. Reid, late 78th Highlanders. He married, in 1877, Mrs Emma J. Morgan, of Ohio – (Obit. 82).

RHODES, Henry (Hon.) – Merchant – Born in 1824 in London, England – Died November 8, 1878, Victoria, B.C. – Previous to going to Victoria (in 1859), he was prominently identified with the commerce of the Sandwich Islands, where he arrived in 1845 – (Obit. 78).

RICE, Samuel Dwight (Rev.), D.D. (1867) – Senior Genl. Supdt. of the Methodist Church of Canada – Born September 11, 1815 in Houlton, Maine, U.S.A. – Died December 15, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1819, his parents removed to New Brunswick. – (Obit. 84).

RICKABY, John – A well known Theatrical manager – Born in 1844 in Quebec City – Died February 18, 1886 in New York City, U.S.A. – The remains were brought to Quebec for interment. – (Obit. 86).

RING, Zebedee – Merchant of St. John, New Brunswick Born about 1807 near Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died April, 1878, Liverpool, England – He was the descendant of old U. E. Loyalist, who proceeded from New York to New Brunswick towards the close of the American Revolution – (Obit. 78).

RIORDAN, John – Paper manufacturer – Born in 1834 in the city of Limerick, Ireland – Died September 20, 1884 at St. Leonards-on-Sea, England – His remains were brought to Toronto, Ontario for interment. He left home quite young for the U.S.A., but subsequently removed to Canada. – (Obit. 84).

RITCHIE, Thomas Weston, Q.C. (1867) – Born about 1827 in Sherbrooke, Quebec – Died September 4, 1882 at Newport, Vermont, U.S.A. – Son of the late Wm. Ritchie, Esq., of Sherbrooke, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

ROBERTSON, Robert, B.A. – Barrister of N.S. and of Dakota, U.S.A. – Born in 1857 at Barrington, Nova Scotia – Died February 14, 1881, Dell Rapids, Dakota, U.S.A. – Son of the late Hon. R. Robertson, Commr. of Mines, N.S.– (Obit. 80-81).

ROBINSON (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died February 28, 1884 at Windsor, Ontario, aged 113 – (DL 84).

ROE, William – Postmaster of Newmarket, Ontario – Died April 7, 1879, Newmarket, Ontario aged 84 – He was one of the few survivors of the ''York Volunteers'' of 1812. His father was an inhabitant of Detroit, and was the person who handed over the keys of city to the Americans on its surrender by the English, in 1796. – (Obit. 79).

ROGERS, Robt. David (Lieut.-Col.) – Warden of Peterborough (1871), and a prominent citizen – Born in 1809 in Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario – Died in February, 1885 at Ashburnham, Ontario – His ancestors were U. E. Loyalists – (Obit. 85).

ROSE, Charlotte (Lady) (née Temple) – Died December 3, 1883 at Queen's Gate, London, England – Wife of the Hon. Sir John Rose, Bart., G.C.M.G., formerly Minister of Finance of Canada, to whom she was married in June, 1843. She was a daughter of the late Robt. Emmet Temple, Esq., of Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

RYAN – Died November 19, 1884 between Victoria, British Columbia and Washington Territory – Ryan and a man named Walters are in a sloop whith 19 Chinamen whom they intend to smuggle into Washington Territory. The sloop capsizes in a squall and all are drowned. – (JRO 84).

RYERSON, Adolphus Egerton (Rev.), D.D. (1841), LL.D. (1861) – Late Superintendent of Education of Ontario – Born March 21, 1803 in the Township of Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario – Died February 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the 4th son of the well-known loyalis, Col. Joseph Ryerson, who came to Canada from New Jersey, by way of New Brunswick in 1783. Brother of William, John and George Ryerson – (Obit. 82).

RYERSON, George (Rev.) (Catholic Apostolic) – Born March 7, 1791 near Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died December 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1802, he removed with his father (the well-known loyalist, Col. Joseph Ryerson), to Port Ryerse, Ontario. With him died the last of the older Ryerson family – (Obit. 82).

SADLIER, Francis Xavier (Rev., R.C.) – Born in 1852 in Montreal, Quebec – Died in November, 1885 at Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – He was a son of the well-known Catholic authoress, Mrs. M. A. Sadlier – (Obit. 85).

SAUNDERS, John Simcoe (Hon.), Q.C. – President of the Legislative Council of New Brunswick – Born about 1795 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died July 25, 1878 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was the only son of a U. E. loyalist, Hon. John Saunders, Chief-Justice of New Brunswick, and previoulsly a Captain in the ''Queen's Rangers,'' by Ariana Margaretta Jerkyl – (Obit. 78).

SAVARY, Sabine – Retired merchant – Born in 1787 – Died May 1, 1878, Plymton, Digby, Nova Scotia – Mr. Savary was the fourth in descent from Thomas Savary who came to Massachusetts among the pioneers in the wake of the Mayflower, arriving there thirteen years after them in the John and Mary. Maternally he was descended from a New England family, the chief representative of which was the late Hon. Lorenzo Sabine, of Boston, who was his second cousin. His wife, the faithful friend and companion of some fifty-six years, survives him, as do all his children. Judge Savary, of Digby, is his son, and R. P. McGivern, a leading merchant of St. John, and James R. Garden, of Gibson, N.B., are his sons-in-law – (Obit. 78, see page 366).

SCATCHERD, James Newton – Lumber merchant – Born December 4, 1824 at Wyton, Ontario – Died January 18, 1885 at Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Mr. John Scatcherd, M.P. for West Middlesex in the Can. Assembly, and a brother of Messrs. Thos. and Robt. Scatcherd, who successively represented North Middlesex in Parliament. He removed to Buffalo in 1852. – (Obit. 85).

SEELY, Alexander McLauchlan (Hon.) – Presdt. of the Legislative Council of N.B. (1875-82) – Born February 10, 1812 at St. John, New Brunswick – Died July 10, 1882 at St. John, New Brunswick – He is the grandson of a U. E. Loyalist – (Obit. 82).

SIMONS, Ann (Mrs.) – Born Quebec – Died April 22, 1880, Ballyclough, Ind. (or rather Iowa?) aged 107 – Death from longevity – (DL 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).

SMILLIE, James – Engraver – Born November 23, 1807 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died December 4, 1885 at Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.A., where he had resided since 1874 – He came to Canada with his parents in 1821. He became a resident of Quebec, where he remained up to 1830, in which year he took up his residence in New York. – (Obit. 85).

SMITH, Mary Graham (Mrs. Sherwood) – Died August 15, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 77 – Widow of the late Hon. Hy. Sherwood, Q. C., formerly Atty. Genl. of U. C. She was a daughter of Mr. Peter Smith, of Kingston, Ontario, a U. E. loyalist. – (Obit. 86).

SNIDER, George – M.P. for North Grey in House of Commons (1867-78) – Born January 31, 1813 at Eglington, Ontario – Died June 23, 1885 at Eglington, Ontario – He was the son a U.E. Loyalist – (Obit. 85).

SPROULE, Robert Evan – Native of the State of Maine, U.S.A. – Died October 29, 1886 at New Westminster, British Columbia – Hanged for the murder of Thos. Hammill, on June 3, 1885 – (JRO 86).

STARR, Jno. Leander (Hon.) – For many years a prominent merchant and insurance broker at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Born October 25, 1802 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died August 16, 1886 in New Jersey, U.S.A., where he has lately resided. – (Obit. 86).

STEINHAUER, Henry Bird (Rev.) – Methodist missionary – Born in 1804 in the Ramah Indian settlement, Lake Simcoe, Ontario – Died December 29 at Whitefish Lake, N.W.T. – He was a pure blooded Indian of the Chippewa tribe, and was adopted in early life by a Pennsylvanian German family named Steinhauer, from whom he took his name and to whom he was indebted for a liberal education. – (Obit. 85).

STEPHENS, Harrison – Retired merchant – Born in 1801 in Jamaica, Vermont, U.S.A. – Died May 16, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – His second son, Mr. G. W. Stephens, represents Montreal Centre in the Quebec Assembly. – (Obit. 80-81).

STERLING, George Archibald – M.P.P. for Sunbury in the Nova Scotia. Assembly (1882-83) – Born October 26, 1836 at St. Mary's, New Brunswick – Died in October, 1883 at Upper Maugerville, New Brunswick – Descendant of loyalist. – (Obit. 83).

STEVENSON, John (Hon.) – Late Speaker of the Ontario Assembly (1867-71) – Born in 1812 in New Jersey, U.S.A. – Died April 1, 1884 at Napanee, Ontario – He was descended from a Quaker family that emigrated to America during the time of Wm. Penn. – (Obit. 84).

STUART, Geo. Okill (Hon.), Q.C. (1854) – Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court of Quebec (1873) – Born October 12, 1807 at York (now Toronto, Ontario) – Died March 5, 1884 at Quebec – He was one of a family, many of the members of which have distinguished themselves in Canada, and have left names which will not soon be forgotten. He was the son of the late Dr. Stuart, for many years Archdeacon of Kingston, and grandson of the Rev. John Stuart, a clergyman of the Church of England, who at the close of the revolutionary war, left the U.S. to settle in Canada. His mother was a daughter of General Brooks, of Medford, for several years Governor of Massachusetts. G. O. Stuart pursued his legal studies with his father's brother, Mr. (afterwards Sir James) Stuart. He married Margaret Black Stacey, niece of the late Hon. Hy. Black, C.B., who survives him. – (Obit. 84).

TAYLOR, John Fennings – Deputy Clerk and 1st Clerk Assistant of the Senate – Born March 14, 1817 in London, England – Died May 4, 1882 at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, U.S.A., whither he had gone for the benefit of his health – Came to Canada in 1836. A memorial window has been placed in St. Alban's Church, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

TAYLOR, R. D. (Capt.), his wife, his brother, and 6 of the crew of the brig G. P. Sherwood – Died June 15, 1884 at sea between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and Halifax, Nova Scotia – Lost in the founders of the brig of the brig G. P. Sherwood – (JRO 84).

TAYLOR, Sarah (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died February 15, 1886 at Louth, Ontario aged 120 years 11 months (sic) – (DL 86).

TAYLOR, Thos. – Paper manufacturer – Born about 1813 in Staffordshire, England – Died April 21, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to America with his parents, who took up their residence near Albany, N.Y., in 1821; removed to York (now Toronto) in 1825. The deceased and his brother retired from their manufacturing business, Thos. Taylor & Bro., in 1880 in favour of their nephews and sons. – (Obit. 80-81).

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

TEEMAN, Huldah (Mrs.), of St. Vincent, Ontario – Died February 14, 1883 near Flint, Michigan, U.S.A. aged 74 – Killed when a broken rail throws a train off the track. – (JRO 83).

TEMPLE, Charlotte (Lady Rose) – Died December 3, 1883 at Queen's Gate, London, England – Wife of the Hon. Sir John Rose, Bart., G.C.M.G., formerly Minister of Finance of Canada, to whom she was married in June, 1843. She was a daughter of the late Robt. Emmet Temple, Esq., of Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

TODD, Freeman H. – Merchant and banker – Born in 1809 in North Yarmouth, Maine, U.S.A. – Died in September, 1885 at St. Stephen, New Brunswick – When quite young he came with the other members of the large famiy to which he belong to St. Stephen, New Brunswick, where he lived during the remainder of his life. Since the death of his brother, the Hon. Wm. Todd, he has been President of the St. Stephen Bank. – (Obit. 85).

TOWNSEND, E. – Died January 20, 1883, Buffalo, New York – Suicide while insane – (ADS 83).

Van NORMAN, Danl. (Rev.) C., LL.D. (1862) – One of the Principals of the Van Norman Institute for the education of Young Ladies, New York, founded by him in 1857 – Born in 1815 in Hamilton, Ontario – Died June 24, 1886 at New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

WALLBRIDGE, Thos. Campbell – ex-M.P.P. for North Hastings in Can. Assembly – Born in 1830 at Belleville, Ontario – Died January 21, 1881, Belleville, Ontario – He was a brother of ex-Speaker Wallbridge, and descended from loyalists. – (Obit. 80-81).

WALTERS – Died November 19, 1884 between Victoria, British Columbia and Washington Territory – Walters and a man named Ryan are in a sloop whith 19 Chinamen whom they intend to smuggle into Washington Territory. The sloop capsizes in a squall and all are drowned. – (JRO 84).

WARNER, Sydney – Formerly Warden of Lennox and Addington – Born in Montgomery, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died in July, 1886 at Wilton, Ontario aged 79 – He came to Canada in 1812. – (Obit. 86).

WARREN, Samuel Russell – Organ manufacturer – Born in 1809 at Tiverton, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – Died July 30, 1882 at Silver Spring, near Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – He removed to Montreal in 1836, and to Toronto in 1878 – (Obit. 82).

WATSO, Louis – Chief of the Abenakis Indians – Born in Quebec – Died July 13, 1883 at Lake George, New York, U.S.A. aged 107 – (DL 83).

WATSON, James Craig, LLD. – American astronomer – Born January 28, 1838 near Fingal, Ontario – Died December 18, 1880 – (Obit. 80-81).

WEBB, Captain – Celebrated swimmer – Died July 24, 1883 in the Niagara River – Drowned while attempting to swim through the whirlpool below the Niagara Falls – His body is found 4 days later at Lewiston, N. Y., U.S.A. – (JRO 83).

WHITNEY, N. S. – A Montreal merchant – Born December 2, 1820 at Frelighsburgh, Quebec – Died May 31, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a descendant of loyalists. – (Obit. 83).

WILLETT, G. C., of Canning, Nova Scotia – Died January 18, 1884 Devil's Bridge, near New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the s. s. City of Columbus(JRO 84).

WILLIAMS of KARS, William Fenwick (Genrl. Sir), Bart, G.C.B., D.C.L. – Lieut.-Governor of Nova Scotia (1865-69) – Born December 4, 1801 at Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Died July 26, 1883 in London, England – He was the descendant of a loyalist family of New York, which emigrated ot Nova Scotia, in 1783, on the conclusion of the war of the American Revolution. His father, Colonel Thos. Williams of the Royal Artillery, died in 1807. He (Col. Thomas Williams) married Maria, daughter of Capt. Thos. Walker, and left a family consisting of 5 daughters and 2 sons. of these the elder, Lieut. Thos. G. T. Williams, entered the Royal Artillery. – (Obit. 83).

WILLSON, Hugh Bowley – Public writer – Born in 1813 at Winona, Ontario – Died April 29, 1880 in New York, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Hon. John Willson. – (Obit. 80-81).

WILLSON, Levi – Late Sheriff of Halton, Ontario – Died September 27, 1879, Jackson, Michigan, U.S.A. aged 75 – (Obit. 79).

WILMER, Chas. – Seaman – Died March 2, 1882, Sandy Hook (New Jersey) – Drowned in the wreck of the barque W. J. Stairs – (JRO 82).

WILMOT, Lemuel Allen (Hon.), D.C.L. – Late Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of New Brunswick – Born in 1809 in Sunbury, New Brunswick – Died May 20, 1878 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – He was a son of the late Wm. Wilmot, Esq., of Sunbury, N.B., by Hannah, daughter of Daniel Bliss, Esq.; and a grandson of Major Lemuel Wilmot, formerly of the Loyal American Regiment, who settled in New Brunswick at the close of the American revolutionary war, and married Elizabeth, sister of the Hon. Samuel Street, of Niagara. On his mother's side he was descended from Col. Murray, a well-known loyalist. Mr. Wilmot married, first, the daughter of Rev. J. Balloch, and after her death, the daughter of the late Hon. Wm. A. Black, M.L.C., of Halifax – (Obit. 78).

WILSON, Andrew – Montreal newspaper proprietor – Born in 1822 near Edinburgh, Scotland – Died October 24, 1879, Oak Orchard Beach, Massachussetts, U.S.A. – He came with his family to Montreal, Quebec in 1834. – (Obit. 79).

WOOD, W. H. (Mr. and Mrs.), of Cincinati, Ohio – Passengers (= Woods, Mr.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WRIGHT, Amos – M.P. for East York in Can. Assembly (1851-67) and for West York in House of Common (1868-72) – Born November 24, 1809 in the Tp. of Yonge, Ontario – Died May 31, 1886 at Port Arthur, Ontario, where he had resided since 1875. He was the son of U. E. loyalists. – (Obit. 86).

WURTELE, Louisa Sophia (Mrs.) (née Campbell) – Native of Quebec City – Died April 2, 1886 at Sorel, Quebec, aged 85 – Widow of the late onathan Wurtele, Esq., M.P.P., Seigneur of River David. She was a daughter of Archibald Campbell, a U. E. loyalist, by Charlotte Saxton. Her parents were married in New York by the Military chaplain during the siege. On of her sons (the Hon. J. S. C. Wurtele), is now a Puisné udge of the Surperior Court of Quebec. – (Obit. 86).

YATES, Horatio – M.D. (1842) – Born in 1822 at Otsego, New York, U.S.A. – Died March 11, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario – He came to Kingston, Ontario when 12 years of age. He is the son of the late Dr. Wm. Yates, of Otsego County, New York, and formerly of Sapperton, Derbyshire, England – (Obit. 82).

YOUNG, Levi – Lumberer – Born September 5, 1805 at Wiscasset, Maine, U.S.A. – Died June 30, 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario – Came to Ottawa in 1855 – (Obit. 82).

ZIMMERMAN, Louis, of Port Arthur, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).


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