Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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UGLOW, Wm. - Died July 20, 1886 at North Dorchester (Ontario) – Drowned – (ADS 86).

URQUHART, Mary – Died October 1, 1879, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia aged 100 – (JRO 79).

USSHER, John – Government Agent at Kamloops, B.C. – Died December 10, 1879 – Shot dead by a party of four half-breed outlaws named Hector, Allen and Charles McLean, and Alex. Hare – (JRO 79).

USSHER, John, Government Agent at Kamloops – Died December, 1879 in British Columbia – Murdered. Archibald McLean, Chas. McLean, and Allan McLean, three brothers, and Alex. Hare, all half-breeds, were tried and convited, and executed at New Westminster, B.C January 31, 1881 – (JRO 80-81).

VAIL, Edwin Arnold (Hon.) – M.D., a member of the Govt. of New Brunswick – Born August 19, 1817 at Sussex, New Brunswick – Died in August, 1885 at Sussex, New Brunswick – (Obit. 85).

VAIL, Mary Eliza (Mrs.) (née Williams) – Born in Annapolis, Nova Scotia – Died October 19, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 84 – Relict of John C. Vail, Esq.. She was a daughter of the late Com. Genl. Williams, and a sister of Genl. Sir W. F. Williams of Kars, G.C.B. – (Obit. 80-81).

VAIL, S. – Died July 14, 1882, West Brome, Quebec – Kicked by a horse – (ADS 82).

VALENTINE, George (Mr. and Mrs.) – Died December 29, 1881 – Kingston Road crossing, near Toronto, Ontario – Killed by a Grand Trunk train. A verdict of $6,000 is returned against the Grand Trunk Railay Co. in favour of their heirs on January 11, 1883. – (JRO 83).

VALIN, Marie Angelique (Madame) (née Talbot) – Died October 9, 1883 in Quebec, aged 38 – Wife of P. V. Valin, Esq., M.P. – (Obit. 83).

VALIQUET, S. – Died August 6, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

VALISE, O. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

VALLÉE, Martial Henri – Superintendent of the Eastern Section of the Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa and Occidental Railway – Died January, 1879 aged 35 – He was the 3rd son of Mr. J. S. Vallée, N.P., of Montmagny, and a brother of Mr. R. P. Vallée, M. P. for Portneuf. – (Obit. 79).

VALLIER – 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).

VALLIÈRES de ST. RÉAL, Jane (Madame) – Died April 19, 1878 at Three Rivers, Quebec – Widow of the late Chief Justice of that name, of Lower Canada – (Obit. 78).

Van DUSEN, Conrad (Rev.) – Superannuated clergyman of the Methodist Church of Canada – Died August 18, 1878, Whitby, Ontario aged 77 – (Obit. 78).

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).

Van NORMAN, Delavan Decatur – Stipendiary Magistrate and Registrar for the District of Thunder Bay, Ontario – Born in 1811 – Died June 11, 1878, Thunder Bay, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

VANASSE, N. (Mrs.) – Died July 27, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Killed by the collapsing of an arch. – (ADS 86).

VANKOUGHNET, Elijah – Died June 28, 1882, (Kingston, Ontario) – Hanged for the murder of John Richardson at Buck Lake on 13th August 1881. Sentenced April 21, 1882 – (JRO 82).

VANKOUGHNET, Eliza Mary (Mrs.) (nee Turner) – Died March 28, 1879, Chudleigh, Devon – Relict of the late Hon. P. M. Vankoughnet, Chancellor of Upper Canada. She was the youngest daughter of the late Col. C. B. Turner, K. H. – (Obit. 79).

VANWART, Joseph – Died May 22, 1883, Woodstock, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

VARMER, Ruth – Died August 30, 1883, Belleville, Ontario, aged 25 – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

VAUGHAN, Edward (Rev.) – R. C. priest – Born in 1814 at Westport, Ireland – Died May 14, 1882 at Tracadie, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 82).

VAUGHAN, William – Died June 22, 1878 in St. John, New Brunswick – Executed for the murder of Mary Quinn on 13th February last – (JRO 78).

VAUX, Thos. – Late Accountant to the House of Commons – Born June 18, 1797 at Wisbeach, Cambridge, England – Februaty 25, 1880, Ottawa, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1817. – (Obit. 80-81).

VENABLES, Alex. – Died September 10, 1883, Chatham, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

VENNOR, Henry George, F.G.S. (1870) – Born in 1841 in Montreal, Quebec – Died June 8, 1884 at his residence, ''The Towers'', in Montreal, Quebec – His father, an Englishman, was a member of the firm of Budden & Vennor, hardware merchants, having establishments in Quebec and Liverpool. – (Obit. 84).

VERGE, Wesley, of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died November 15, 1884, Pictou Harbour, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (JRO 84).

VEZINA, François – Cashier of La Banque Nationale – Born August 30, 1818 in Quebec – Died January 25, 1882 in Quebec – (Obit. 82).

VIANT, Smith – Died September 16, 1882, Consecon, Ontario – Crushed to death – (ADS 82).

VICK, Richard Henry – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

VICKERY, Edward – M.P.P. for Cumberland in N.S. Assembly (1871-74) – Born in 1823 at Parrsboro', Nova Scotia – Died February 3, 1883 at Parrsboro', Nova Scotia – He was descended from the U. E. Loyalists. – (Obit. 83).

VIDAL, Catherine Louise (Mrs.) (née Wright) – Died April 19, 1882 at Sarnia, Ontario aged 58 – Wife of the Hon. Alex Vidal, Senator, to whom she was united in marriage in 1847. She was a daughter of the late Capt. W. E. Wright, R.N. – (Obit. 82).

VIDAL, Wm. – Died August 2, 1886 on Lake Huron, Ontario – Drowned, while yachting – (ADS 86).

VILLEMURE, J. B. Lefebvre de – N.P. (1851), late a member of the Leg. Coun. of Quebec – Died August 4, 1885 at St. Jérôme, Quebec, aged 57 – (Obit. 85).

VILLENEUVE, M. – Died September 7, 1883 in Quebec aged 3 – Scalded with boiling tea – (ADS 83).

VINCENT, Edward Norwood – Late a Captain in H. M.'s 69th Regt. of Foot – Died January 18, 1879, Uxbridge, Ontario aged 40 – (Obit. 79).

VINCENT, Thos. – Dealer in jewellery and fancy goods – Died April 5, 1879, Ottawa, Ontario – Disappears mysteriously. His overcoat is found on Bronson's dock, Victoria Island, leading to the supposition of suicide – (JRO 79).

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

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

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

VODDEN, Mrs. – Died August 5, 1882, Brampton, Ontario – Accidentally shot by her sister – (ADS 82).

Von BROCKDORFF, William (Count) – Customs Officer at Port Lambton, Ontario – Died November 25, 1879, Port Lambton, Ontario aged 60 – (Obit. 79).

Von EXTER, John H. – For 40 years Deputy Sheriff of the dist. of Quebec – Died February 12, 1883 in Quebec City aged 72 – (Obit. 83).

Von IFFLAND, Wm. Anthony Forster (Lieut.) – Royal Artillery – Born October 23, 1863 at Portneuf, Quebec – Died February 26, 1885 at Plymouth, Devonshire, England – Died from a severe cold that developed into acute consumption – He was the son of the Rev. A. A. Von Iffland, M.A., Rector of St. Michael's Ch., Quebec – (Obit. 85).

Von KOERBER, Elise (Madame) – For some years employed in promoting emigration from the continent of Europe to Canada – Died in April 1884 in London, England aged 46 – Died suddenly – Wife of the late Baron W. von Koerber, for many years a draughtsman in the Crown Lands Dept. of Canada – (Obit. 84).

VORCHAN, Jas. – Died May 27, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Burnt – (ADS 86).



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