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YARWOOD, C. St. George – Late Colector of Customs at Chippewa – Englishman by birth – Died July 30, 1884 at Belleville, Ontario aged 63 – (Obit. 84).

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).

YEOMANS, Chas. – Died June 6, 1884 in British Columbia – Murdered by a Skeena Indian named Aht Ah, who is found guilty at the Assize Court, Victoria, B.C. on December 9, 1884. The murder was committed in cold blood as an act of vengeance. The deceased had been on a canoe expedition with the prisoner's son and the latter was drowned. – (JRO 84).

YORK, S. – Died September 14, 1886 at Russell, Ontario aged 15 – Thrown from a horse – (ADS 86).

YORK, Thos. (coloured) – Died April, 1881, Niagara, Ontario aged 111y 10m – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

YOUMANS – Trader – Died at the forks of the Skeena river, British Columbia – Murdered – The death sentence passed on Haatq, or Aht, a Skeena Indian who was convicted of the murder, is commuted for imprisonment for life on January 24, 1885. – (JRO 85).

YOUNG, Andrew – a boy – Died July 23, 1882, Parkdale, near Toronto, Ontario – Shot dead by Constable Albert who claimed the shooting was accidental but the Coroner's jury returned a verdict of wilful murder. Albert is tried, found guilty, and sentenced to be hanged, but the sentence is commuted for 20 years' imprisonment in the Penitentiary – (JRO 82).

YOUNG, Anne (Lady) (née Tobin) – Died January 12, 1883 in Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 79 – Wife of Sir Wm. Young, Kt., late Chief Justice of N.S. to whom she was united in 1830. She was the daughter of the late Hon. Michael Tobin, M.L.C. – (Obit. 83).

YOUNG, E. A. – Died December 4, 1886 at Stratford, Ontario – Suicide – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, Hon. John – Member of the Corporation of the Harbor Commissioners of Montreal (Quebec) – deceased – Successor appointed on May 25, 1878 – (PAPS Dominion 78).

YOUNG, Jno. – Died October 25, 1886 in Greenock, Ontario – Crushed under a load of timber – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, John (Hon.) – a well-known public man – Born in 1811 in Ayr, Scotland – Died April 12, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Canada in 1826 – (Obit. 78).

YOUNG, Jos. – Died November 9, 1886 on Gore Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, Joseph – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 12 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

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).

YOUNG, Wm. A. G. (Sir) – Governor of the Gold Coast, former Colonial Secretary of British Columbia – Born in 1827 – Died April 25, 1885 at Accra (Gold Coast) – He married in 1858 Cecilia, daughter of the late Chief-Justice Cameron, of Vancouver Island and niece of the late Sir James Douglas. – (Obit. 85).

YULE, Eliza (Mrs. Walker) – Died in 1882 – Wife of Maj.-Genl. Fitz William Walker to whom she was married in 1844 – (Obit. 84).

YULE, John – Seigneur of Chambly – Died November 27, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, aged 74 – His son, Wm. Andrew, is a Major in H. M's. 21st Royal Scots Fusiliers. – (Obit. 86).

ZEALAND, Ed. (Capt.), and crew (16) – Died November 7, 1880, Lake Ontario – Died in the lost of the propeller Zealand (JRO 80-81).

ZEALAND, Thos. – A well-known Ontario lake captain – Died February 18, 1883 at Nanaimo, British Columbia – He was a brother of Capt. Ed. Zealand, lost on board his vessel, the Zealand, in Lake Ontario, 7 November, 1880. – (Obit. 83).

ZIMMERMAN, Adriar Louis (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1841 in Ireland, of German parentage – Died June 7, 1878, London Township, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

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).YOUNG, Jos. - Died December 6, 1886 between Charing Cross and Buckhorn (Ontario?) – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 86).



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