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The Casket Deaths & Marriages: 1897
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Deaths       Antigonish Area Only      
Issue Date Death Date Name Age Died at Relationship Born at Comments  
1897              
Jan. 07, 1897 Dec. 31, 1896 Miles McPherson 45 South River s/o Allan

 

Dec. 27, 1896 John McLellan 97 Baileys Brook


 

Dec. 28, 1896 Angus Kennedy 63 Black Avon

3 sons, 4 dgts  

Jan. 01, 1897 Janet Smith 49 Big Marsh d/o Angus; wf/o Allan Boyd 7 children  

no date Dr. McKay
Springhill

bro/o late Mrs. Munro. Antigonish  
Jan. 14, 1897 Dec. 23, 1896 Annie Morell 84 Monks Head wd/o Fidell
1 son, 1 dgt  

Dec. 24, 1896 Ronald McDonald 81 Frasers Grant
Arisaig, SC; 1815 cancer; Immig. 1853   

Dec. 29, 1896 Margaret McDonald 74 Pinevale wd/o Alex; d/o Hugh McNeil, South River 4 sons, 4 dgts  

Jan. 01, 1897 Mrs. John J. Chisholm
Springhill d/o Augustine Chisholm Pinkietown bur. Jan. 3rd  

Jan. 12, 1897 Donald McDonald "shoemaker" 53 Dunmore

12 children  
Jan. 21, 1897 Dec. 11, 1896 Mary Ellen McDougall 14y9m Stellarton d/o Hugh & Mary

 

Jan. 17, 1897 Catherine Elizabeth Sweet 30 Everett, MA wf/o Albert; d/o Archibald McIsaac; gdgt/o Patrick Power  

Jan. 07, 1897 Margaret McPherson 93 Frasers Mills d/o Roderick "Big"

 

Jan. 15, 1897 Elizabeth McKinnon 60 W. Merigomish d/o Angus & Catherine (MacPherson) bur. Jan. 17  

Jan. 14, 1897 Colin Chisholm 79 Georgeville s/o Alexander "Ban" (Georgeville) & Catherine Fraser (West River); wf/d 40 yrs ago  
Jan. 28, 1897 Jan. 20, 1897 Dan McDonald 16 Morvan s/o John "Allan"

 

Jan. 16, 1897 Janet Fraser 92 West River wd/o John
3 sons, 1 dgt  

Jan. 21, 1897 Minnie MacDonald 29 St. John, NB wf/o Capt Angus f/o Antigonish; d/o William & Mary McDermott, St. John; 3 children  

Dec. 28, 1896 Mary Fraser 20 Boston, MA d/o J.A.Fraser Addington Forks d @ Cambridge Hosp of diptheria  

Jan. 10, 1897 Janet Chisholm 78 Morvan wd/o William "Ban"

 

Jan. 23, 1897 Margaret MacDonald 88 Pomquet wd/o Peter Fraser
3 sons, 2 dgts of 7 children  

Jan. 15, 1897 Angus McDonald "Tailor" 71 Guysboro

bur. St. Andrews  

last Thursday A.C. McMillan 40 Boston, MA s/o John Esq f/o Antigonish Obit; pneumonia; bur. Antigonish  

Jan. 03, 1897 Mary Bell McDonald 21 Bedford, MA d/o Donald & Janet St. Andrews Obit; bur Jan. 6th @ St Andrews  
(& Feb. 4) Jan. 18, 1897 Angus McDonald "Esq" 87 Merigomish f/o Rev. W.B.

 
Feb. 04, 1897 Jan. 23, 1897 Catherine McDonald 87 Ardness d/o Roderick "McLauchlin"

 
(& Feb. 25) Jan. 26, 1897 Dan McMillan 65 Rossland, BC s/o Donald "Miller"; bro/o John; South River fainted, struck head & froze; bur Rossland 28th  
Feb. 11, 1897 Jan. 31, 1897 Hugh McLean 19 Lakevale s/o Duncan & Ann

 

Feb. 06, 1897 John Carter 83 Antigonish
Limerick, IR Immig to Ohio, to Antigonish 1876; heart failure  

last Friday Christie A Chisholm
North Grant d/o Alex

 
Feb. 18, 1897 Feb. 12, 1897 Dan McAdam 6y8m McAras Brook s/o Hugh J

 

Feb. 18, 1897 Catherine Kennedy 68 Antigonish d/o Roderick

 

Feb. 10, 1897 Joseph A Smith "Barrister"
Halifax
f/o Antigonish
 

Jan. 21, 1897 Rachel Cote 19 E Tracadie d/o Francis
consumption  
Feb. 25, 1897 Feb. 14, 1897 Mary McDonald 63 Williams Point wf/o Ronald "Donald"
pneumonia; 4 sons, 3 dgts  

Feb. 10, 1897 Mary E McAdam 17 McAras Brook d/o Hugh

 

Feb. 15, 1897 Margaret McDougall 28 Arisaig wf/o John J Ross

 

Feb. 16, 1897 Alexander McRae 86 Beaver Meadow

"Alasdair Mhurchaidh"  
Mar. 04, 1897 Feb. 24, 1897 James Flinn 67 Stellarton
f/o West River 3 sons, 2 dgts of 7 children  

Feb. 27, 1897 Ann McIsaac 18 Doctors Brook d/o Ronald

 

Feb. 24, 1897 Hugh McDonald 6y8m James River s/o Archibald & Mary
3 bro, 3 sis  

Feb. 22, 1897 Christina McDonald 84 North Grant wd/o Roderick Lochaber, SC Immig. 1817  

Feb. 20, 1897 William Cleary 70 Lochaber

1 son, 4 dgts  

Feb. 10, 1897 John McDonald Esq "Martin" 66 Malignant Cove

Obit; Heart trouble; 7 sons, 2 dgts  

Feb. 20, 1897 Elizabeth Chisholm 91 Marydale wd/o Hugh McDonald
Hugh died 29 yrs ago  
Mar. 11, 1897 Mar. 05, 1897 Mary Catherine McPherson 1y7m16d Arisaig d/o William & Sarah

 

Mar. 03, 1897 Christy McDonald 70 Dunmaglass


 

Mar. 02, 1897 John McIntyre 29 Black Avon s/o John

 

Mar. 04, 1897 Mrs. Fraser
Stellarton wd/o George

 

Mar. 08, 1897 David Hartshaft? 75 Fairmount

Obit; cancer; bur. Wednesday  

Tuesday Mary (Bray) Carter 83 South River wd/o John Limerick, IR
 

Feb. 21, 1897 Ronald A McDonald 69 Washington, DC
Moidart, SC Immig 1843 to Pleasant Valley; bur. Keene, NH  

Feb. 05, 1897 John McDonald 47 South Dakota s/o Donald "Miramachi"
pneumonia  

last Saturday Ann McDonald
Antigonish d/o John "Adjutant" Meadow Green f/o Gulf Road  

last Sunday Elizabeth Bisset 46 Antigonish

Obit  
Mar. 18, 1897 Mar. 07, 1897 Hugh McGillivray 81 Lismore


 

Mar. 11, 1897 Nora Merrigan 70 Antigonish res/o Judge MacIsaac Waterford, IR domestic  

Feb. 16, 1897 Mary Chisholm 62 Acadia Mines wf/o Alex D f/o Afton; d/o Kenneth McPherson, Clydesdale  
Mar. 25, 1897 Jan. 26, 1897 Mrs. Augustus Veline
Boston, MA d/o Alexander Forbes Beech Hill
 

Mar. 10, 1897 Catherine McDonald 81 Antigonish wd/o Angus
1st m. to Hugh McGillivray, Arisaig  

Mar. 20, 1897 John Gillis 90 Williams Point

3 sons, 5 dgts  
Apr. 01, 1897 Mar. 29, 1897 Kate McKenzie 15 Antigonish d/o Colin

 

Mar. 14, 1897 Allan McDonald 41 Arisaig s/o John

 

no date Donald McLellan 54 S S Harbour


 

Tuesday John Dooley 54 Antigonish s/o Matthew

 

Mar. 23, 1897 Mr McFarlane 51 Margaree Harbour br/o Capt. Angus, Antigonish

 
Apr. 08, 1897 Mar. 30, 1897 Annie McNeil 24 New Glasgow

f/o Springfield; Obit; bur 2nh South River  
Apr. 15, 1897 Apr. 11, 1897 Catherine McDonald 39 Antigonish sis/o Allan "Merchant"

 

Apr. 13, 1897 Janet Chisholm 85 St Andrews


 

Apr. 07, 1897 Allan McNeil 57 Lakevale s/o Angus
4 sons, 5 dgts  

Apr. 03, 1897 John McInnis "Angus Andrew" 60 Pinkietown

Lagrippe; 2 sons  

Apr. 10, 1897 Anna Campbell 14 Stellarton wf/o John E

 
Apr. 22, 1897 Apr. 07, 1897 Isabel McDonald 44 Fairmount d/o Alexander "weaver"

 

Apr. 07, 1897 Catherine McDonald 60 Glassburn wd/o Alex "tailor"

 

Apr. 16, 1897 Flora Ann McPherson 17 McAras Brook d/o Duncan, Quincy, MA

 

Apr. 13, 1897 Hugh McLean 38 St Josephs s/o Allan

 
Apr. 29, 1897 Apr. 11, 1897 John Smith 54 West River s/o Ronald

 

no date John McInnis 29 Asylum
f/o Ohio
 

Apr. 11, 1897 Mrs. Margaret McGillivray 84 South River

d @ res/o Angus Gillis  

Mar. 25, 1897 Christy McInnis 48 Trenton wf/o Donald McLeod

 

Apr. 17, 1897 Maggie Chisholm 15 Pinkietown d/o John & Flora

 

Apr. 21, 1897 William Chisholm "Ban" 84 Pinkietown

Lagrippe  

Apr. 20, 1897 John A McDonald 52 New York s/o Alexander "Charles" McAras Brook policeman for 22 yrs  
May 13, 1897 Apr. 17, 1897 John Fred McKenzie 14 dy Gaspereaux Lake s/o William & Christina

 

May 02, 1897 Roderick McPherson 65 Frasers Mills


 

May 03, 1897 Ronald McDonald 32 Cape George s/o Capt. Donald, lighthouse keeper bur. @ Ballentynes Cove  
May  20, 1897 May 12, 1897 Rose Mabel McDonald
St. John, NB d/o Donald & Rose Ann

 

May 10, 1897 John McKinnon 47 Knoydart s/o John & Margaret

 

no date Flora McPherson 75 Pictou d/o Allan McPherson, Pleasant Valley; wf/o Donald, Arisaig  

May 08, 1897 Mary Kelly 62 Roman Valley wf/o Edward Doyle
1son, 4 dgts  

Apr. 03, 1897 Jennie Fraser 28 Maple Ridge d/o Alex

 

May 13, 1897 Catherine McIsaac 59 BS Cape George d/o Neil "Allan"
4 bro, 3 sis  

May 05, 1897 Catherine Gillis 89 Cape George Point wd/o Lauchlin McEachern Esq.
 

Apr. 30, 1897 Mrs. Hugh McGillivray 87 South River d/o Peter McFarlane
Family Imm/Moidart, SC 1802; long obit  

Tuesday Margaret McMillan 70 Marydale sis/o Dan who died Jan. 27 in Rossland, BC, & John of U. South River  

Tuesday Flora McMillan 52 Marydale story - both died in house fire  
May 27, 1897 Apr. 24, 1897 Mary Chisholm 5 Crossroads Ohio d/o Duncan R. & Sarah

 

Apr. 13, 1897 James McRae 71 Marshy Hope


 

May 18, 1897 Daniel Smith 13y 10m Pleasant Valley s/o Hugh & Isabella

 

May 16, 1897 William McDonald "Lord" 76 Glassburn

5 sons, 4 dgts  
Jun. 03, 1897 May 06, 1897 Donald Gillis 64 Little River b. Antigonish in 1832; m. Flora McDonald, Little River  

May 14, 1897 Colin McDonald 67 Clydedale

Miner  

May 21, 1897 Mary Boyd 64 Lakevale wf/o James

 

May 28, 1897 Angus McPherson 72 Big Marsh


 

May 12, 1897 Mary McPherson 97 Big Marsh wd/o Donald

 
Jun. 10, 1897 May 20, 1897 Mary Ellen Chisholm 8m Duluth, MI d/o Alex & Isabel f/o Antigonish
 

May 20, 1897 Leane Ann Chisholm 8m Duluth, MI d/o Alex & Isabel f/o Antigonish
 

May 19, 1897 Ellen Chisholm 51 Caledonia wf/o John K
d/o John Chisholm,Caledonia R., 4 children  

May 28, 1897 Mary Kennedy 78 Salmon River wf/o Michael Kennedy Waterford, IR
 

Jun. 07, 1897 Mary Bell Fraser 18y6m Frasers Mills d/o John

 

Tuesday John McPherson "shoemaker" 77 Antigonish

wife died few mths ago  
Jun. 24, 1897 May 29, 1897 John Carrigan 54 Westville, Pic. Co

7 children  

Jun. 07, 1897 Allan McIsaac 70 BS Cape George s/o Neil

 

Jun. 10, 1897 Patrick Druhan 73 Mayfield


 

May 18, 1897 Dan McPherson 22 Springfield s/o Dougald, Waltham, MA
returned from Waltham 6 mo ago  
Jul. 01, 1897 Today Duncan Chisholm 54 Antigonish


 

Sunday Brother John McIsaac
Monastery
BroadCove, CB
 
Jul. 08, 1897 May 29, 1897 Daniel Oldham Crowley 80 Harbour Bouche
Cork, IR
 
Jul. 15, 1897 Jul. 06, 1897 Janet McGillivray 73 Glen Road


 

Jul. 08, 1897 Elizabeth Chisholm 72 Marydale wd/o Thomas "Hugh"
3 sons, 3 dgts  
Jul. 22, 1897 Jul. 18, 1897 Maggie mcDonald 27 Marydale d/o Angus

 
Jul. 29, 1897 Jul. 17, 1897 valentine Chisholm 19 Beech Hill s/o William "carpenter"

 

Thursday Mrs. Victoria Rainey
Pomquet

drowned in cattle well - suicide  
Aug. 05, 1897 Jul. 15, 1897 John McDonald 84 Black Avon s/o Lauchlin

 

Jul. 21, 1897 John Hugh McPherson 19 Clydedale s/o Alexander
res/o uncle Joseph; 4bro,1sis  
Aug. 12,1897 Aug. 04, 1897 Margaret Catherine Campbell 13 Old Gulf Rd d/o Daniel

 
Aug. 19, 1897 Aug. 14, 1897 Mary McPherson 20 Georgeville


 
Aug. 26, 1897 Aug. 23,1897 Eva Sophia Thomson 20 Antigonish d/o James H. & Christina

 

Aug. 07,1897 Sarah McKinnon 94 North Grant wd/o Neil
3 dgts, 6 sons (Brother Stephen, Trappist)  
Sep. 02, 1897 Aug. 30, 1897 James Chisholm 41 Glassburn

9 children- Rev. Angus & Roderick  

Aug. 25, 1897 Sarah McGee 68 Brierly Brook d/o Alex,Knoydart

 

last week Allan McDonald 29 Goshen s/o Lauchlin

 
Sep. 09, 1897 Aug. 10, 1897 Anne McDonald 77 Ardness d/o Lauchlin

 

Aug. 23,1897 Sarah McPherson
Clydesdale d/o Alexander & Janet
res/o uncle Joseph; last of the family  

Sep. 04, 1897 Donald McDonald "Ban" 74 Beech Hill s/o John "Ban" & Ann Gillis one of 15 children -10 boys & 5 girls  
Sep. 16, 1897 Aug. 30, 1897 Katie Cameron 41 Purl Brook d/o Hugh, Lakevale
res/o Alexander Fraser  

Sep.05, 1897 Mrs. James Leadbetter 78 Bayfield


 

Sep. 08,1897 Mary McDonnell
Judique Interval d/o John Boyd, Fraser's Mills; wf/o Angus married Antigonish 1871  
Sep. 23, 1897 Sep. 13, 1897 Alex Chisholm
Harbour Bouche

5 dgts, 2 sons  
Sep. 30, 1897 no date John Chisholm 61 Cambridge, MA s/o Christopher, L. South River
 

Sep. 01, 1897 Annie M. McDonald 23 Beaver Meadow d/o Angus "miller"
4bro, 3 sis  

yesterday Moses Chisholm
Antigonish s/o Duncan "carpenter"
drowned at Canso - story  

Sep. 18, 1897 Alexander Cameron 18 Cambridge, MA s/o John D. & Margaret, f/o M. South River fall in elevator where employed - story  
Oct. 07, 1897 Oct. 02, 1897 Norman McDonald 58 N Lakevale


 

Sep. 18, 1897 John McKinnon 25 Pictou s/o Daniel & Lydia W. Merigomish
 

Sep. 16, 1897 Hugh A. McDonald 35 Philadelphia s/o Alexander William's Point bur. 20th in Philadelphia  

Sep. 28, 1897 Willie Fraser
Antigonish s/o Christopher
last son; sister and mother remain  

no date Barbara McAdam 23 Massachussets d/o John "John Allan" BrierleyBrook bur. at home  

no date Kate McDonald 17 Massachussets d/o John "Ban" Beaver Meadow
 

Sunday Edward Ronan
West River

2 sons, 3 dgts  

Tuesday Hugh Gillis Landry 15 Antigonish s/o William

 
Oct. 14, 1897 Oct. 05, 1897 Peter Joseph Carrigan 1y3m10d Springhill s/o Mary Jane & Douglas

 

Sep. 29, 1897 Donald McKinnon 88 Antigonish
William's Point d @ s/in law Neil McIsaac, Antigonish  

Oct. 1, 1897 Catherine Cameron 86 Glen Alpine wf/o Dougald "blacksmith"
5 sons, 4 dgts  
Oct. 21, 1897 Oct. 17, 1897 Gertrude Margaret Carroll 13m17d Brooklyn, NY d/o Walter & Nellie

 

Oct. 13, 1897 Jennet McDonald 72 Glengarry d/o Finlay

 

Oct. 07, 1897 Mrs. John L. Curry 35 East bay, CB nee: Mary McEachern Bailey's Brook 5 children  

Oct. 05, 1897 Mary Ann McGillivray 33 Boston, MA d/o Ronald & Margaret Big Marsh bur. Maryvale  
Oct.28, 1897 Oct. 03, 1897 Donald McDonald 87 W. Merigomish


 

Oct. 21, 1897 Anthony McIsaac 21 Fairmount


 

Oct. 22, 1897 Ronald McIsaac 73 Port Mulgrave bro/o Angus JP, Antigonish f/o Big Marsh 2 sons, 2 dgts  
Nov. 04, 1897 Oct. 30, 1897 Alexander McLeod 58 Town Point s/o Neil
recently returned from US  

Oct. 1897 Alexander W. Chisholm
Lowell, MA s/o William Beauly fall from telephone pole- long obit; 6 bro, 3 sis  

Oct. 26, 1897 Rev. Father Stephen
Monastery s/o Neil & Sarah McKinnon, North Grant (Daniel McKinnon), neph/o Archbishop, long obit  
Nov. 11, 1897 Oct. 31, 1897 Flora Ann McIsaac 19 Fairmount


 

Oct. 28, 1897 Peter S. McKinnon 36y6m Bridgeport Mines

2 children  

Nov. 03, 1897 Hugh Wallace 63 W. Lakevale


 

Nov. 04, 1897 Annie McGillivray 23 Williams Point


 
Nov. 18, 1897 Nov. 02, 1897 Joseph Edward Crispo 15 Harbour Bouche s/o Joseph & Eleanor

 

Nov. 08, 1897 Christina McGillivray 66 Dunmore

died @ home of brother  

Oct. 02, 1897 Catherine McDonald 75 Caledonia Mills wd/o John
6 sons  
Nov. 25, 1897 Nov. 12, 1897 John Joseph Elie
Old Gulf Rd
England d. @ res/o Williiam McGibbon  

Saturday Infant Cameron
Fairmount child/o Allan exposure, mother sent to local Asylum- story - to Dartmouth Asylum  
Dec. 02, 1897 Nov. 25, 1897 Duncan Hugh McDonald 5y7m Beaver Meadow s/o Allan & Margaret

 

Oct. 20, 1897 Sarah McDonald 24 Greendale wf/o John "cooper", Antigonish
nee: Brown  

Nov. 15, 1897 Janet McDonald 84 Eigg Mountain wd/o John Gillis Gusset d/o Alexander, lived with son, Colin; bur. Arisaig  
Dec. 09, 1897 Dec. 06, 1897 Peter Ronan 32 West River


 

Nov. 20, 1897 Mary West 53 Charlestown,MA wf/o Timothy Q.; d/o Angus Smith, Arisaig
 

Nov. 26, 1897 John R. McInnis 38 Crossroads Ohio

sis & bro in Lowell, MA  

Nov. 25, 1897 Samuel Mahoney 89 Antigonish H.

3 sons, 4 dgts  
Dec. 16, 1897 dec. 03, 1897 Elizabeth Chisholm 70 California wf/o John f/o St Josephs see obit Dec. 23; nee Pushee  

Dec. 06, 1897 Mary Genevieve Walsh 3m7d Jamaica Plains, MA d/o Thomas & Mary
pneumonia  

Dec. 11, 1897 John Gillis Esq 63 Wine harbour


 

Nov. 24, 1897 Sarah MacDonald 59 Brierly Brook d/o Angus

 

Nov. 29, 1897 Donald McDonald "Squire" 82 Knoydart

3 sons, 6 dgts  

Nov. 15, 1897 Cassie E. Chisholm 18 Cambridge, MA d/o John "Christopher" L. South River
 

Dec. 11, 1897 Colina Francis McGillivray 8y6m Fairmount d/o John & Johannah Cape George
 
Dec. 23, 1897 Dec. 19, 1897 Sarah Janet Ross 26 Cripple Creek, CO d/o James Esq.,  Maryvale typhoid fever, left home 2 years ago  

Saturday Hugh Gillis Hanrahan 25 Boston, MA bro/o Patrick Fairmount thyphoid fever  
Dec. 30, 1897 Dec. 27, 1897 Duncan Joseph McDonald 4y10m Antigonish s/o Angus & Mary