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The Casket Deaths & Marriages: 1896
Copied * by Marleen MacDonald-Hubley - 2008
Deaths                
Issue Date Death Date Name Age Died at Relationship Born at Comments  
1896              
Jan. 02, 1896 Dec. 13, 1895 Angus Cameron Sears 5m14d Copper Lake s/o Mary & John T

 

Dec. 26, 1895 Donald McDonald 74 Gusset Baileys Brook s/o Michael

 

Dec. 16, 1895 Margaret Forbes 58 James River


 

Dec. 14, 1895 Sarah McDonald
Baileys Brook wd/o Lauchlin; d/o Duncan McDonald "tailor", Cape George; 3 sons 3 dgts  

Tuesday eve Daniel McInnes
Giants Lake

drowned while skating on lake  

Tuesday eve Angus McLean
Giants Lake

drowned while skating on lake  
Jan. 09, 1896 Dec. 31, 1895 John A Chisholm
Chicago s/o Archibald, North River; long obit; bro killed in Medford (see Dec 19, 1895)  

Jan. 07, 1895 Mary Belle Chisholm 6m10d North Grant d/o Duncan D & Katie

 
Jan. 16, 1896 Jan. 09, 1896 Ida McInnis 7m Cape George d/o Angus & Mary
whooping cough  

Jan. 10, 1896 Annie Mary Dunn
SS Antigonish H d/o James
spinal disease  

Jan. 06, 1896 Daniel Gillis
Chelsea, MA s/o Allan & Jane (McPhee), f/o U South River; line accident; bur Cambridge, long obit  
Jan. 23, 1896 Dec. 19, 1895 Mary McIsaac 88 Heatherton
f/o L South River cancer  

Jan. 03, 1896 John McDonald 84 R Arisaig s/o Donald
4 sons, 4 dgts  

Jan. 14, 1896 John Chisholm "schoolhouse" 95 Glassburn s/o Donald & Rose Ann (McDonald); b. 1801 Kilkenny, IR; Immig 1823; long obit  

Saturday eve William J Webb
Harbour Bouche s/o Patrick Esq
typhoid fever, long obit  

no date Colin Francis McFarlane 24 New Jersey s/o Andrew f/o Williams Point typhoid fever, see also Jan. 30, 1896  

no date Hugh McDonald
Leadville, Colorado s/o Joseph
pneumonia, bur 13th Leadville, see Jan 30  
Jan. 30, 1896 Jan. 25, 1896 Mary McDonald 5 Arisaig d/o Donald

 

Jan. 19, 1896 Angus McDonald "Big" 35 Springfield
Port Mulgrave d @ res/o Allan Cameron  
Feb. 06, 1896 Saturday noon Nesbitt Thomson 28 Beech Hill s/o Robert South River quarry accident, story  

Jan. 26, 1896 Charles W McDonald 3m26d Atlantie, MA s/o Alex & Mary f/o Antigonish
 

Jan. 29, 1896 Mary Ann McDougall 22 North Grant wf/o Angus; d/o James & Margaret Grant
 
Feb. 13, 1896 Jan. 03, 1896 Dan Chisholm 49 Meadow Green s/o Alex

 

Feb. 06, 1896 Ann McDonald 68 Knoydart wf/o Martin; d/o James McGee 2 sons, 2 dgts  

Jan. 19, 1896 Margaret Gillis 85 Pleasant Valley wd/o John "Oban"
4 sons, 1 dgt  

Feb. 02, 1896 James Ferguson "blacksmith" 69 Wine Harbour
f/o Lochaber 3 sons, 1 dgt  

Jan. 15, 1896 Daniel Chisholm "Big Dan"
Pomquet River s/o Alex
father died few weeks ago  

Feb. 10, 1896 Hugh McGillivray 64 M South River s/o Allan
bur. South River Cemetery  

Feb. 03, 1896 Mary Chisholm 35 Glassburn wf/o Archibald; d/o John "Big", blacksmith, f/o St Andrews  
Feb. 20, 1896 no date Isiaah Rood 75 Asylum
f/o Port Melford
 

Feb. 10, 1896 Mary McAdam 63 McAras Brook wf/o Alexander
3 sons, 2 dgts  

Feb. 12, 1896 Valentine Chisholm 54 Antigonish

3 sons, 2 dgts  

Feb. 10, 1896 Cassie Grant 30 Upper Ohio wf/o Dan; d/o Alexander Kennedy, Gaspereaux Lake  

Feb. 17, 1896 Dougald Cameron Esq 93 St Andrews s/o Hugh & Margaret; b. Aug. 30, 1802; bro/o Ann (John) Gillis, Williams Point; Obit  
Feb. 27, 1896 Feb. 13, 1896 John Chisholm 83 SS Antigonish H s/o Colin
b. Apr. 11, 1812; Obit  

Feb. 21, 1896 Mary McIsaac 86 Eigg Mountain wd/o John
4 of 9 children survive  

Feb. 22, 1896 William Chisholm 32 Little Harbour

bur. Feb. 25 in Merigomish  
Mar. 05, 1896 Feb. 25, 1896 John McDonald 56 SS Antigonish H s/o John

 

Feb. 13, 1896 Joseph Finlay Landry 10 Afton s/o Isadore & Angelique

 

Feb. 23, 1896 Allan McPherson 56 Moidart


 

Feb. 21, 1896 Mary Ann McPherson 16 Clydesdale orphan/o Alexander & Janet d @ res/o Joseph McPherson  
(& Mar. 19) no date Daniel C McGillivray abt 45 New Westminister, BC s/o Charles, Glen Rd; br/o Angus "merchant" St Josephs; pneumonia; prison guard; obit  
Mar. 12, 1896 Feb. 29, 1896 Elizabeth Chisholm 65 Boston, MA wf/o John Esq "blacksmith", Caledonia Mills; dgt died Feb 3rd  
Mar. 19, 1896 Mar. 11, 1896 Angus Boyd Sr. 84 Frasers Mills s/o Hugh, who immigrated in 1801
 

Feb. 27, 1896 Margaret McIsaac 69 Springfield


 

Mar. 07, 1896 Ann McDonald "weaver" 76 Frasers Mills


 

Mar. 08, 1896 Donald McDonald "JP" 64 South River

school teacher 47 yrs  

Mar. 11, 1896 Mary McPherson 16y8m Maryvale d/o John

 

Feb. 28, 1896 Alexander P McDonald 45 Roxbury, MA
f/o Maryvale 5 children  
Mar. 26, 1896 Mar. 17, 1896 Hugh Smith 17 West River s/o Allan Antigonish
 

Mar. 02, 1896 Mrs John McDonald 86 Arisaig

b. Georgeville Jul. 31, 1810  

Mar. 19, 1896 Catherine Chisholm 90 Marydale wd/o Alexander "Merimichi" 4 sons, 3 dgts  
Apr. 02, 1896 Mar. 27, 1896 John Torpey Sr 72 Afton

8 children; obit  

Mar. 16, 1896 Emma Ferber 22 Baileys Brook d/o John Esq, NY; d @ res/o Angus McGillivray, Baileys Brook; obit  

Mar. 28, 1896 Margaret Chisholm 59 Heatherton wf/o John "sectionman"
obit  
Apr. 09, 1896 Apr. 03, 1896 Annie McLennon 65 Asylum


 

Mar. 31, 1896 Elizabeth Fraser 11m Maple Ridge d/o Ronald & Catherine

 

Apr. 01, 1896 Susan Landry 48 Pomquet River


 

Apr. 09, 1896 Cassie A Fraser 29 West River


 

Mar. 21, 1896 Roderick McPherson
South River s/o John "Ban"

 

Apr. 05, 1896 Amelia Slattery 77 North Grant wf/o Duncan
1 dgt religeous (CS) in Bermuda  

Apr. 03, 1896 John A McDonald 32 Summerville, MA s/o Lewis, Malignant Cove; bur. Arisaig
 
Apr. 16, 1896 Apr. 10, 1896 Flora Gillis 1y2m5d
d/o Allan & Elizabeth; bronchitis; last of 6 children to die  

Apr. 07, 1896 Willie Hugh McEachern 7y4m Antigonish s/o John & Alice

 

Apr. 13, 1896 John McKenzie 21 Thorburn s/o John & Catherine

 

Apr. 04, 1896 Roderick Chisholm
L South River s/o William "miller"

 

Apr. 08, 1896 Catherine McDonald 55 Doctors Brook d/o Allan
30 yr illness  

no date Archibald Chisholm 47 Marydale s/o Thomas
lung inflammation  

Apr. 10, 1896 Ann Grant 66 North Grant d/o Donald b. Strathglass, SC; Immig 1843; father 96 see local items  
Apr. 23, 1896 Apr. 11, 1896 Irene Power 5 Antigonish d/o H. Power
diptheria  

Apr. 17, 1896 Hugh R McGillivray 9y11m Waltham, MA s/o Donald & Margaret

 

Mar. 27, 1896 John McDonald"farmer" 75 Marydale

lung disease; 3 dgts  

Apr. 04, 1896 Janet Chisholm 88 Marydale d/o Donald "Clarke"

 

Apr. 04, 1896 Duncan Archibald Cameron 15y4m James River s/o Alexander Jr

 

Apr. 17, 1896 Flora McAdam 67 James River wd/o Donald "Allan", Brierly Brook; d/o Angus McDonald "uncle"  

Apr. 12, 1896 Peter J McNeil 27 Giants Lake

consumption  

Apr. 15, 1896 Catherine McIsaac 74 Mayfield wd/o Archibald
5 sons, 4 dgts  

May 26, 1895 Alex McIsaac 50 Altman, CO s/o Archibald & Catherine, Mayfield (3rd family death in 1 year)  

Apr. 13, 1896 Malcolm Currie 73 Roxbury, MA s/o Dr. Currie f/o Antigonish 9 children  
Apr. 30, 1896 no date Desire Pettipas 60 Asylum
f/o Tracadie bur. Tracadie  

Apr. 19, 1896 Stephen McDonald 84? Antigonish


 

Apr. 12, 1896 James McFarlane "merchant" 69 M South River


 

Apr. 12, 1896 Hugh McGillivray 25 Boston, MA s/o John A & Ann (McDonald); bur. Lakevale, Apr. 16  
May 07, 1896 Apr. 27, 1896 Helen McKenna 56 Montreal, PQ

Sr Beatrix, SGS, bur. Montreal  

May 2, 1896 Mary Chisholm 24 Antigonish d/o Roderick "carriagemaker" & Catherine; ill from caring for mother (Oct. 13, 1895)  

Apr. 30, 1896 Ann McPherson 56 Antigonish wf/o John; d/o John McDonald, Arisaig paralysis; 7 sons, 1 dgt  

Apr. 16, 1896 Mary Ann McDonald 6m10d Addington Forks d/o Hugh & Christy Ann

 

Apr. 27, 1896 Isabel McNeil 63 Highlandville, MA wf/o Colin, f/o Harbour Bouche; bur. Newton Upper Falls, MA on Apr. 29; b. May 1, 1833  
May 14, 1896 Apr. 30, 1896 Arthur Reginald Harris 16d Antigonish s/o Charles E & Ella

 

May 08, 1896 Hugh Joseph Chisholm 14m Antigonish s/o Valentine & Lydia

 

Apr. 27, 1896 John McDonald "doublehill" 58 Arisaig


 

Sunday Dr. Alexander Joseph Chisholm 27 Marydale s/o James Esq
bur. Marydale; long obit  

Apr. 30, 1896 Peter McDonald
Chicago s/o Samuel "Big" f/o Marydale bike accident  
May 21, 1896 May 14, 1896 John Robertson 29 Asylum
f/o Guysboro
 

May 17, 1896 Margaret Chisholm 86 Malignant Cove wd/o Malcolm

 

May 13, 1896 Dougald McFarlane 77 M South River


 

May 17, 1896 Eunice McIsaac 23 Big Marsh wf/o Archibald, Maryvale

 

May 07, 1896 Bridget Doherty 79 Georgeville wd/o Patrick, Cape George d @ res/o son-in-law  
May 28, 1896 May 08, 1896 William Chisholm 71 Boston, MA s/o James, Heatherton f/o Summerside pneumonia  

May 15, 1896 Catherine McDonald 50 Black Avon wf/o Allan "Lauchy"; d/o John McPherson, Black River; pneumonia; bur. Heatherton  
Jun. 04, 1896 May 21, 1896 Christie Campbell 3y4m Antigonish d/o Angus "carriagemaker"
 
Jun. 11, 1896 This am Hugh D Boyd 24 Antigonish s/o Donald, Frasers Mills; St FX student; appendicitis  

Jun. 05, 1896 Ann McIsaac 45 Glen Road wf/o John
2 children  

Last Sunday Alexander Chisholm 56 Guysboro bro/o Antigonish sheriff; b. L South River; hsb/o Mary Ann Chisholm; bur. South River  
Jun. 18, 1896 Jun. 14, 1896 Lewis Macdonald 2m17d Arisaig s/o John C & Flora

 

Jun. 04, 1896 John Anthony McLean 22d South River s/o William & Mary A

 

Jun. 01, 1896 Catherine Agnes McDonald 6m6d Cape George d/o Ronald & Margaret
at lighthouse  

May 24, 1896 Margaret McDonald 89 Cape George wd/o Donald 
2 sons, 1 dgt  

Jun. 03, 1896 Annie McEachern
Ashdale d/o Donald

 

Jun. 15, 1896 P. Smith Grant
Lynn, MA s/o William, Antigonish
pleurisy; bur. Antigonish  
Jun. 25, 1896 Jun. 22, 1896 Sophique Petitpas
Descourse wd/o Vital

 

Jun. 19, 1896 Christina Chisholm 78 Guysboro wd/o Colin Esq
4 sons, 1 is rector of St FX  
Jul. 02, 1896 Jun. 06, 1896 Catherine McMillan 72 Salt Springs


 

Jun. 17, 1896 Ann Smith 63 Heatherton d/o John, West River

 
Jul. 09, 1896 Jul. 08, 1896 John McLean 82 Antigonish

8 dgt, 1 son  

Jul. 04, 1896 Donald McDonald 74 Lakevale


 
Jul. 16, 1896 no date John David Punch 4 Beauley s/o Michael
scarlet fever  

Jun. 29, 1896 Gabriel McDonald 81 SS Antigonish H

6 children  

Jul. 02, 1896 Agnes McDonald 10y6m Heatherton d/o Angus & Sarah
diptheria  

Jul. 12, 1896 Angus J McDonald 44 Williams Point s/o John; pneumonia in NY, returned home, d. of heart trouble  
Jul. 23, 1896 Jul. 16, 1896 Florence May Beaton 1y12d Brocton, MA d/o Hugh D & Sarah

 

Jul. 14, 1896 Maggie Jane McNeil 14 Morar d/o Michael

 

Jul. 06, 1896 Donald McIsaac 83 SW Margaree s/o Hugh; b. South River; moved to Margaree in 1822  
Jul. 30, 1896 Jul. 10, 1896 James Chisholm abt 30 Boston, MA s/o Valentine "Kenneth" f/o Frasers Grant line accident story  

Jul. 26, 1896 Joseph McDonald 2m16d Williams Point s/o Hugh J & Margaret

 

Jul. 24, 1896 Donald Cameron 55 North River


 

Jul. 23, 1896 John McGillivray 30 Williams Point s/o Donald & Mary

 
Aug. 06, 1896 Aug. 04, 1896 John McPherson 79? Clydesdale


 

Aug. 01, 1896 Mary McDonald 90 Keppoch wf/o Allan "Beag" (in 100th yr)
 

Jul. 26, 1896 Bartholomew McGee 55 Brierly Brook
f/o Knoydart
 

Jul. 19, 1896 Mary McDonald 58 Frasers Mills d/o John "Ban"

 

Jul. 27, 1896 Maria Walsh (Fenlin) 67 Roman Valley wf/o James Kilkenny, IR Immig 1849, bur. Guysboro  

Jul. 21, 1896 Mrs. John Randall 93 Antigonish


 
Aug. 13, 1896 Aug. 08, 1896 Daniel McDonald 7y2m Williams Point s/o Hugh J & Margaret

 

Aug. 10, 1896 Catherine McDonald 45 Antigonish
f/o Big Marsh
 

Jul. 14, 1896 Margaret Calahan 84 Lakedale wf/o Bartholomew, d/o Alexander & Sarah (McDonald) McLean, Dunmore  

Jul. 07, 1896 Mary McKenzie 38 Cambridge, MA d/o Valentine f/o L South River
 

no date James Chisholm
Brookline, MA s/o Valentine "Kenneth", Frasers Grant; line accident; bur. Holy Cross, Malden; obit  

no date Catherine Ann Chisholm 32 Cambridge, MA d/o John Chisholm Esq Roman Valley sister died in Dec; mother died Jan.  
Aug. 20, 1896 Aug. 15, 1896 Isabella Smith
Asylum
Big Marsh
 

Aug. 05, 1895 Donald McDonald 6y2m Knoydart s/o Angus & Janet
brain fever  

Jul. 31, 1896 Mary Carrigan
New Glasgow d/o Thomas & Mary

 

Aug. 02, 1896 Elizabeth Carrigan
New Glasgow d/o Thomas & Mary

 

no date Flora McDonald
Frasers Grant d/o Duncan
bur. Heatherton  
Aug. 27, 1896 Aug. 25, 1896 Adam Henry Kirk 41 Antigonish s/o Adam

 

Aug. 02, 1896 Annie Wadden 28 New Glasgow wf/o Harry; d/o Alex & Isabella McKinnon, Glassburn  

Jul. 28, 1896 Angus J McEachern 64 Thorburn hsb/o Kate
3 sons, 1 dgt  

Jul. 21, 1896 John Kiely 76 L South River f/o Rev. W.F.
bur. Pomquet  
Sep. 03, 1896 Aug. 18, 1896 Jane Fraser 30 Heatherton


 

Aug. 05, 1896 John McInnis 81 Ohio s/o Duncan "Oig"

 

Aug. 14, 1896 Duncan G. Chisholm
San Francisco s/o Alexander Chisholm Lismore Obit  
Sep. 10, 1896 Aug. 26, 1896 Mary C Fraser 11y10m Roxbury, MA d/o John & Jane Fraser

 

Sep. 02, 1896 Mrs. Donald McDonald 78 Pinkietown

5 sons, 3 dgts  

Sep. 04, 1896 John Chisholm 66 Truro
f/o Salt Springs bur. Antigonish  

last Thursday Roderick McDougall 14 Antigonish s/o Mary & John S
appendicitis  
Sep. 17, 1896 last Friday Mrs. John Fraser
South River d/o Hugh McDonald William's Point Obit  

Sep. 15, 1896 Margaret Ann McDonald 1y18m13d Monks Head d/o Alexander & Kate

 

Sep. 09, 1896 Thomas F. Sears 35 Lochaber

5 children  

Sep. 14, 1896 Arthur Healey 55 Windsor Junction
f/o Merland
 

Sep. 07, 1896 John Colin McEachern 16y8m Seaside s/o Alexander & Christy

 
Sep. 24, 1896 Aug. 19, 1896 James McDonald 4y6d Heatherton

diptheria  

Sep. 04, 1896 Archie McDonald 7y11m14d Heatherton s/o Alexander & Margaret
 
Oct. 01, 1896 Sep. 22, 1896 Flora Chisholm 14 Addington Forks d/o Donald, Ohio
 d @ res/o uncle Donald McDonald  
Oct. 08, 1896 Sep. 18, 1896 Ellen Grant 55 Bayfield wf/o Alexander; d/o Alexander Chisholm, Summerside; bur. Heatherton; obit  

Sep. 27, 1896 Colin Chisholm "Carey" 89 L South River

3 sons, 2 dgts  

Sep. 26, 1896 John Alexander McDonald 1m Cambridgeport, MA s/o Duncan D & Flora f/o McAras Brook
 

Oct. 02, 1896 Peter McKinnon 66 Pomquet River
former Colonel in militia/ Fenian scare; heart disease  

Sep. 26, 1896 Maggie Flinn 63 Stellarton wf/o James

 

Sunday eve Christy Grant 78 L South River wf/o Christopher Chisholm; m/law of Alexander McDonald, Sylvan Valley; obit  
Oct. 15, 1896 Oct. 02, 1896 Mary McDougald 74 Cape George wf/o John

 

Sep. 13, 1896 Alex McDonald 41y10m Antigonish s/o Angus "Denoon"

 

Oct. 03, 1896 Mary McDonnell 76 Stellarton wd/o James; d/o Alex McGillivray, Baileys Brook  

1st of week Hugh McIntosh 25 Boston, MA s/o Colin
bur. Antigonish  
Oct. 22, 1896 Oct. 09, 1896 Neil Dan Jamieson 4m14d Cape St Lawrence s/o Charles & Lena Lighthouse
 

Oct. 08, 1896 Willie Huntley McDonald 5m3d New York s/o John J & Margaret f/o Williams Point
 

Oct. 15, 1896 Alex Forbes 14 Antigonish s/o William
diptheria  

Oct. 18, 1896 Daniel Campbell
Gulf Road s/o Charles

 

Oct. 10, 1896 Frederick Buchanan 28 Chicago s/o Andrew
former printer of The Aurora  
Oct. 29, 1896 Oct. 14, 1896 John McDonald 50 Thorburn s/o Angus f/o Pinevale bur. 16th at South River  
Nov. 05, 1896 no date Mrs. J.R. Munroe
Antigonish wf/o J.R., d/o Rev. H.B. McKay, Wallace typhoid fever  

Oct. 14, 1896 Ronald Benedict Cameron 5m13d North River s/o Colin & Mary

 

Oct. 27, 1896 Catherine McMillan 72 Marydale d/o Donald

 

Oct. 30, 1896 John Fraser 66y4m James River


 

Oct. 24, 1896 Christy Ann McDonald 36 Addington Forks wf/o Hugh

 
Nov. 12, 1896 Nov. 04, 1896 Robert Burns 70 Asylum
f/o Springfield
 

Nov. 02, 1896 Mrs. Kirwan 75 Antigonish

died in hospital  

Oct. 30, 1896 Allan McDonald 55 Truro
of South River
 

Oct. 20, 1896 Mary McDonald 86 Monks Head wd/o Donald

 
Nov. 19, 1896 Nov. 06, 1896 Hugh McEachern 7y9m11d Malignant Cove s/o John H & Mary A
d @ g-parents Hugh McDonald "Gow"  

Nov. 10, 1896 Brother Peter (William Cullen) 62 Monestery
Wicklow, IR long obit  
Nov. 26, 1896 Nov. 20, 1896 Thomas Rogers 3y9m20d Boston, MA s/o Thomas & Susie f/o Pomquet
 
Dec. 03, 1896 Nov. 15, 1896 Stephen McKinnon 63 Waltham, MA
f/o Antigonish
 

Nov. 29, 1896 John McDonald 60 Cape George


 

Nov. 28, 1896 Catherine McPherson 22 McAras Brook d/o Alexander & Annie

 
Dec. 10, 1896 Dec. 01, 1896 Mary Ann McDonald 29 Morar wf/o William McDonald, Boston; d/o Alex McDougall; bur. Georgeville  
Dec. 17, 1896 Dec. 14, 1896 Catherine Chisholm 20 North Grant


 

Dec. 05, 1896 Margaret McDonald
St Joseph's wd/o Dan, Lakevale

 

Dec. 07, 1896 Angus McDonald "Dougald" 86 Giants Lake

Immig. 1843  
Dec. 24, 1896 Dec. 11, 1896 Thomas Henny 82 Summerside
Co. Sligo, IR Immig. 1841  

Nov. 20, 1896 Daniel Chisholm 56 Cloverville, CA s/o Alex Chisholm North River
 

Dec. 10, 1896 William McLean "Big" 76 New Strathglass


 

Dec. 16, 1896 Mary "Polly" McLean 74 New Strathglass


 
Dec. 31, 1896 Dec. 25, 1896 John S. McIsaac 35 Doctors Brook s/o Stephen

 

no date Catherine McDonald 88 Dunmaglass wd/o Hugh McGillivray "Andrew"; m/o Rev. A., Lismore; Immig 1817 from Ardness, Arisaig, SC  

Dec. 20, 1896 Ann McDonald 67 Addington Forks wf/o Norman Esq

 
* These issues of the Casket are very difficult or almost impossible to read.  
        Contains only Antigonish area family obits        
Please forgive any errors or omissions.  See original microfilm to authenticate data.