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|1873 Victoria Daily Standard Deaths
Jan 1, 1873, in Milwaukie, Oregon, Mrs Elizabeth J. MCGREAVY, formerly of Victoria.
Jan 13, Salt Spring Island, of consumption, Louisa, wife
of John NORTON. She leaves a family of 3
Jan 24, in Victoria, Mrs. J.D.B. OGILVY, aged 31.
Jan 24, in Yale, William KLEIN, a native of Germany.
February, at Towey, Cornwall, England, Major William DAVIS,
H.M.L.I., father of Mrs. BISHOP,
Feb 12, in Victoria, Mrs. Johanna MAHONY, a native of Knockaderry, County Limerick, Ireland.
Feb 13, in Victoria, Paul STOCKER, abt 45 yrs old, a native of Scotland
Feb 15, in Victoria, aged 32, William Henry W. FLETCHER,
son of Hy. Fletcher, Esq., 128 Bond St.,
Feb 15, in Victoria, Sotene Maxemillian DRIARD,
late Proprietor of the Colonial Hotel and the Driard
Feb 18, in Burrard Inlet, accidental drowning, Capt. ELLA. Leaves a wife and 8 children.
Feb 23, in Lima, Peru, Madame L. L’HOTELIER,
formerly of Victoria, a native of Solason in France,
Feb 26, at the French Hospital in Victoria, aged 48, Nicolai
a native of Genoa, Italy. Mr.
Feb 27, James Bay, accidental drowning, aged 4 ½ years, a son of Mr. COPLAND of James Bay.
Feb 28, drowned in the sinking of the barque ‘Boyne’ off
the Lizard, Cornwall, England, aged 21
March 1, at Begg’s settlement on Salt Spring Island, aged
11 years & 6 months, Eliza Jane, daughter
March 2, in Victoria, William Beauchamp Egerton, infant son of J.E. & Ella CURTIS.
March 4, in Victoria, aged 22, Mrs. Katie L. O’HARA,
widow of the late William B. O’Hara of Portland,
March 4, in Victoria, aged 16, Isabella Florence, 3rd daughter of Adam and Mary WATSON.
March 8, at Esquimalt, aged 5 years & 3 months, James, 4th son of James and Jane DUNN.
March 10, at St. Ann’s Convent in Victoria, aged 5 years, Mina Fanny, only child of William H. KAY.
March 22, New Westminster, Mr. J.C. DIETER, saloonkeeper in New Westminster.
March 27, drowned near the Hudson Bay Company’s wharf,
deckhand from the schooner ‘Orcas’,
Apr 12, in Victoria, aged 58 years, 11 months & 11
days, William H. MILLER, a native of Maryland.
Apr 13, found drowned near Victoria, Charles H. POOL. Survived by a brother in Clinton, B.C.
Apr 13, Marianne, widow of Capt. Paulet METCHEAR,
R.N., eldest daughter of the late Rev. James
Apr 16, at Paddock, Hudderfield, Yorkshire in England,
aged 73, Mary, relict of Joseph BEAUMONT
Apr 19, in Victoria, George FOX, 47, a native of Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
Apr 21, in San Francisco, John R. CUTLER, 50, a native of New York and lately of British Columbia.
May 1, in Victoria, Thomas Joseph BAKER, accountant, aged 44.
May, in Victoria, Fred JONES, about 55, a native of New York.
May 7, at Parkgate, Cheshire in England, at an advanced age, Mrs. Elizabeth HOLBROOK.
May 13, in Victoria, Jessie Melville, wife of W.C. BERKLEY and daughter of J. NAGLE, Esq.
May 19, in Victoria, Jean Baptiste TIMMERMAN, real
estate agent. Deceased was a native of France
NOTE: from the May 19 edition of the newspaper is the following article: Naturalized - the following persons took the Oath of Allegiance at New Westminster Assizes before the Chief Justice, and have become naturalized British subjects: J.H VAN BREMER and Henry MELVILLE, citizens of the US, and Pierre GUICHON, a Frenchman. And from the June 17 edition: Naturalized on June 16 and became British citizens: Jos. WASHINGTON, an American; Theodore TRAJIE & Henry SPIEKMAN, Germans; James MCCLOY; and Ling SING, from China (it is believed that Ling Sing was the first Chinese on record to become a citizen in British Columbia)
May 21, drowned while crossing the Nicola River in B.C.,
George MUIR, 43, a native of Erskine, near
May 23, in Victoria, Catherine Jane, infant daughter of W.C. BERKLEY, Esq.
July, in Victoria, by drowning, Joseph MARTIN, born 1845 in Switzerland and a nephew of Mr. STELLY.
July 6, in Victoria, aged 2 years & 8 months, Mary Ann STYLES.
July 6, at South Saanich, aged 59 years, Nancy, wife of
William JACKSON. Deceased was a native
July 8, at Lowhee Creek in the Cariboo, Mr. T. HOWELLS,
aged about 38, (fell down the shaft of the
July 13, by drowning at Royal Roads, aged 26, William
cook and steward of the barque
August, at Milltown Pass, West Meath in Ireland, Mr. George LONG, aged 70.
Aug 1, drowned in False Creek in Burrard Inlet, Robert
Cameron COLEMAN, formerly the J.P. of Comox
Aug 3, in San Francisco, Lumley FRANKLIN, aged
65, came to California in 1854 and to B.C. in 1858,
Aug 19, in Victoria, Catherine MILLS, the eldest of 3 sisters, all former school teachers in Victoria.
Aug 20, in Victoria, aged 48, James MCIVER, a native of Scotland.
Aug 27, in Brockville in Ontario, aged 1 year & 7
months, Marcus Adam Robert, youngest son of
Sept 1, on board the Steamer ‘Victoria’, enroute to Victoria
from Grouse Creek in the Cariboo,
Sept 1, on the homeward passage between New York and Liverpool,
Mr. George LUXON, late of
Sept 9, in Victoria, George JOHNSON, one of the
Proprietors of the Adelphi Saloon, of typhoid fever.
Sept 16, in Victoria, Alexander MCKENZIE, aged about 63, a native of Ireland.
Sept 17, in Scotland, John Robertson STEWART, former
wholesale merchant in Wharf Street
Sept 21, in Mitchum, Surrey, England, Lillie, wife of William BLAKENY, R.N.
Sept 22, at Yale, Elizabeth , wife of Stephen TINGLEY,
from a buggy accident. Deceased was a native
Oct 1, in Victoria, aged 7, Harriet Ann Jane, eldest daughter of Isaac and Harriet LIPSETT.
Oct 1, at Olympia, aged 35, David DICKSON, late
of the Steamer ‘North Pacific’. Funeral held in
Oct 9, in Victoria, aged 29, Clotilda, wife of E.H. ANDERSON. Deceased was a native of Torino, Italy.
Oct 19, in Victoria, Albert Edward, infant son of John and Maria WINGER.
Oct 20, in Victoria, aged 45, George COOP, a native of New York and lately of Kamloops.
Oct 20, in Victoria, aged 35, Abraham REID, of consumption.
Oct 20, at Burrard Inlet, aged 27, James F. WHARTON,
a native of Boston, Massachusetts and Chief
Oct 23, in Victoria, age 50 (60?) years, John WHITTY, late of Metchosin, BC.
Nov 2, aged 15, Thomas, son of William SEELEY of James Bay.
Nov 5, in Victoria, aged 60, Albert Henry GUILD,
a native of Rhode Island. Arrived in BC in 1858.
Dec 14, at the St. Charles Hotel in Portland, Oregon,
William T. LEIGH, son of William, city Clerk
Dec, 15, in San Francisco, Aaron NEELY, stone cutter, for many years a resident of Victoria.
Dec 17, drowned in the waters between DeCourcey Island
and Nanaimo, Robert BURRELL, late of the
Dec 20, in Victoria, aged 8 years & 3 months, Walter
Hibben, youngest son of Capt. John THAIN
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