The Casket Deaths & Marriages: 1852-1857
Copied * by Marleen (MacDonald) Hubley - 2006
Deaths              
Issue Date Death Date Name Age Died at Relationship Born at Comments
1852            
Jun. 24, 1852 June 1852 John M' Gilvrary
William's Point

Young man, barn accident
Jul. 22, 1852 July 12, 1852 Alex McArthur
B S Bailey's Brook

Drinking cold water on hot day


Duncan Chisholm
Black River

Accident
Jul. 29, 1852 July 1852 Roderick McDonald
Black River "inn keeper"
young men, canoe accident

same time Donald McDonald
Black River brother
young men, canoe accident

same time Allan McDonald
Black River s/o Angus
young men, canoe accident

same time Roderick Chisholm
Black River s/o Alex
young men, canoe accident
Sep. 16, 1852
Miss McGilvray
South River

fire
Sep. 01, 1852
Ann McDonald 98 S S Antigonish H.

widow for 46 yrs
Oct. 29, 1852
Alexander McDonald 59 South River

"Guydale"
Dec. 09, 1852 Nov. 29, 1852 Kenneth Chisholm 62 Barney's River

drowned, left wife & children
Dec. 23, 1852 Dec. 19, 1852 Angus McDonald "Og" 50


pleurisy, left wife & children
1853            
Jan. 10, 1853 Jan. 01, 1853 Rev. Pere Vincent 87 Tracadie

La Trappe Monestery
Jan. 20, 1853 Nov. 18, 1852 Roderick McDonald
Rome
St Andrews student at College
Mar. 3, 1853 Feb. 17, 1853 Mrs Christina McLean 46 Pitcher's Farm wif/o John McLean
left large family

Feb. 26, 1853 Mrs Janet McLean 35 Pitcher's Farm wif/o Donald McLean


Feb. 28, 1853 Archibald McDonald 45 St Andrews



Feb. 24, 1853 Marcella McDonald 30 South River Bridge wif/o John McDonald
"merchant"
Mar. 17, 1853 Mar. 07, 1853 Ann McDonald
South River wif/o Donald McDonald
"Ban"
Apr. 14, 1853 Apr. 03, 1853 Sarah Chisholm 26 Salt Springs d/o William


Apr. 09, 1853 Catherine McIntosh 19 South River d/o Colin


Apr. 06, 1853 Alexander Hugh McMillan 3.5m St Andrews s/o John
"merchant"

Apr. 1853 James Dabay?
B S South River

suicide
May 04, 1853 Apr. 27, 1853 Alexander Kennedy 50 Ohio



Apr. 26, 1853 Ellen McKeogh 40 Little River wif/o John


Apr. 28, 1853 Daniel Nowlan 30 Little River

left wife & children

May 01, 1853 Thomas Trotter 5m
s/o Robert Trotter Esq
whooping cough
May 19, 1853 May 05, 1853 Jane Pushie 105 Antigonish wid/o Nathan Pushie
long obituary
Jun. 02, 1853 May 25, 1853 Mary McDonald 42? Glen Road wif/o Angus (McLean?)
could be McLellan?

May 31?, 1853 Una McDonald 5 North Grant d/o John
whooping cough

May 31, 1853 John McKinnon 44? Knoydart

left wife & family

Jun. 01, 1853 Duncan Anderson 24? Morristown

drowned

Jun. 01, 1853 Alexander McDonald 79 Morristown


Jun.16, 1853 May 20, 1853 Janet McDonald 34 Doctor's Brook wif/o Hector McKinnon


Jun. 01, 1853 Simon Cameron 70 Ohio

left wife & family
Jul. 07, 1853 Jul. 05, 1853 John McIsaac 94 B S Arisaig



Jul. 04, 1853 Ann McDonald 23 Cape George d/o Hugh McDonald

Jul. 14, 1853 Jul. 12, 1853 Ann McDonald

wid/o John McDonald
"Millers son", left 5 children
Jul. 21, 1853 Jul. 14, 1853 Charles McGilvray 12 B S Bailey's Brook


Jul. 28, 1853 Jul. 11, 1853 Isabella McGilvray 10 B S Knoydart d/o Ronald McGilvray
"Miller"

Jul. 23, 1853 Donald C Cameron 11m
s/o Alex Cameron

Sep.01, 1853 Aug. 26, 1853 John McEachen 63 B S Arisaig



Aug. 22, 1853 Ronald McDonald "Ban" 57 Morristown


Sep. 15, 1853 Sep. 13, 1853 Donald McDonald "Ban" 94 Arisaig


1856            
Sep. 11, 1856 Sep.04, 1856 Alex McKinnon 22 Baileys Brook s/o Alex

Oct. 09, 1856 Oct. 09, 1856 Hector McNeil 65 Hallowell Grant




Mary ? 3 Hallowell Grant d/o John

1857            
Jan. 22, 1857 Jan. 17, 1857 Elizabeth Grant? 5m Antigonish d/o John Grant?


Jan. 24, 1857 Mary Eliza Turple 34 Antigonish wif/o Michael Potty


Jan. 27, 1857 Jane McDonald 13 Williams Point d/o Alexander McDonald

Feb. 05, 1857 Jan. 23, 1857 Catherine McKinnon 76 Morristown wid/o Donald McDonald


Jan. 29, 1857 Sarah McAdam 73 Williams Point wif/o Donald McDonald

Feb. 12, 1857 Feb. 08, 1857 Delia Mathilda Thomson 50? Pictou wif/o Alex Thomson Esq Antigonish

Feb. 14, 1857 Alexander Sinclair Esq.




Mar. 12, 1857 Feb. 15, 1857 James McDonald 20 Wallace s/o Hector McDonald Antigonish H.
Mar. 19, 1857 Mar. 13, 1857 Ruth Amelia Cunningham 80
wid/o Major John


Mar. 13, 1857 Margaret McArthur
Brierly Brook Wif/o Arch McArthur

Mar. 26, 1857 Mar. 23, 1857 Catherine Wheaton? 51? Brierly Brook wif/o Andrew Wheaton?

Apr. 23, 1857 Apr. 21, 1857 Margaret McGillivray 37 South River wif/o Angus McGillivray
d/o Angus Boyd

Apr. 21, 1857 Duncan Cameron
Antigonish H.



Apr. 18, 1857 John McDonald 26 Bailey's Brook



Apr. 19, 1857 Angus Chisholm 29?
s/o Donald

Apr. 30, 1857 Apr. 15, 1857 Roderick McDonald 48 Black Brook

 "Sailor"
May 07, 1857 May 01, 1857 Alexander McLeod 3 Baileys Brook s/o Donald McGregor Esq

May 12, 1857 May 05, 1857 Ann Chisholm 30? West River wif/o Donald McLean
"Junior"

May 04, 1857 William Chisholm 34 Manchester Rd

left wife & 1 child
May 28, 1857 May 20, 1857 Catherine Gillis 87 U South River wid/o Duncan Gillis


May 21, 1857 William Chisholm "Gough" 50 Pomket

left wife & 5 children
Jun. 04, 1857 May 31, 1857 Donald McDonald
West River

one of 1st inhabitants
Jun. 11, 1857 Jun. 09, 1857 Christiana McDonald 1 Antigonish d/o W A Henry Esq, MPP

Jul. 16, 1857 Jul. 11, 1857 Hugh McDonald 31 B S South River s/o John "Ban"

Jul 30, 1857 Jul. 21, 1857 John McDonald 16 Malignant Brook s/o John
accident

Jul. 27, 1857 Emily Power 3
d/o Lawrence

Aug. 06, 1857 Jul. 23, 1857 Lauchlin McDonald
L. Tracadie s/o Allan


Aug. 02, 1857 Mary Tobin 70? Hallowell Grant wid/o John Tobin

Aug. 13, 1857 Aug. 08, 1857 Christy Chisholm 4 Glen Rd d/o William

Aug. 20, 1857 Aug. 18, 1857 Margaret McDonald 3 Antigonish d/o Alexander

Sep. 03, 1857 Sep. 01, 1857 Janet McDonald 11 U South River d/o Angus "Ban"

Sep. 10, 1857 Aug. 26, 1857 Amelia Cameron 10 Addington Forks d/o John Cameron


Sep. 02, 1857 Mary Somers 51 Brierly Brook



Sep. 06, 1857 Donald McDonald 13 Antigonish s/o Alex "weaver"

Sep. 17, 1857 Sep. 14, 1857 John Chisholm 4 Addington Forks


Oct. 08, 1857 Sep. 14, 1857 Christy McNeil 5y10m Hallowell Grant d/o John McNeil


Sep. 27, 1857 Lydia Fraser 12 Addington Forks d/o Alex


Oct 01, 1857 Michael McNeil 7 Hallowell Grant s/o John McNeil

Oct 29, 1857 Oct. 28, 1857 Mathilda Ellen Currie 0 Antigonish d/o Malcolm Currie

Nov. 05, 1857 Oct. 23, 1857 Janet McDonald 7m South River d/o John McDonald Esq


Oct. 24, 1857 Ronald McNeil 18m Hallowell Grant s/o John McNeil

Nov. 26, 1857 Nov. 17, 1857 Charlotte Christie 4 Antigonish d/o John Christie

Dec. 03, 1857 Nov. 15, 1857 Jane Kell 3m Antigonish d/o Alex Kell "Joiner"


Nov. 28, 1857 Catherine Somers
Brierly Brook d/o Moses Somers


Dec. 01, 1857 Michael McDonald 41 Arisaig

left wife, 3 children
Dec. 17, 1857 Dec. 13, 1857 John McDonald 16 Antigonish s/o Ann McDonald "widow"

Dec. 12, 1857 Martin Somers 11 Brierly Brook s/o Moses Somers









* These issues of the Casket are very difficult or almost impossible to read.
All of 1854 and 1855 are missing and 1856 has only a few issues.
Many issues have pages missing or are illegible.
Please forgive any errors or omissions.  See original microfilm to authenticate data.



Marriages              
Issue Date Marriage Date Groom's Name Community Bride's Name Community Relationship Comments
1853            
Jan. 10, 1853 Jan. 1853 Duncan Slatrey North Grant Emmy Johnston North Grant
"on this day"
Jan. 20, 1853 Jan. 11, 1853 Adam Kirk "Merchant" Antigonish Ellen Burnside West River


Jan. 13, 1853 Lauchlin McDougall Cape George Catherine McEachern Cape George


Jan. 15, 1853 Jeremiah Sullivan Ohio Mary McLean South River

Feb. 3, 1853 Jan. 23, 1853 Hugh Gillis South River Mary McDonald South River


Jan. 23, 1853 Christopher Chisholm St Andrews Christina Chisholm West River


Jan. 25, 1853 Martin Walsh Hallowell Grant Mary Handrachan Hallowell Grant


Jan. 30, 1853 Charles McIsaac Grand Lake Margaret McGillivray South River


Feb. 01, 1853 Colin McNeil Cape George Isabella McNeil Hallowell Grant


Feb. 02, 1853 Angus McPherson South River Catherine McDonald South River


Feb. 02, 1853 Patrick Carrigan Ohio Mary McGillivray Ohio


Jan. 28, 1853 Patrick Flinn Arichat Mary Grant Antigonish


Jan. 23, 1853 Alex McAdam Moidart Mary Gillis Arisaig

Feb. 17, 1853 Feb. 01, 1853 William Chisholm Malignant Cove Mary McNeil Malignant Cove


Feb. 03, 1853 Roderick McDonald Antigonish Christine McKenzie Pictou d/o George

Feb. 04, 1853 John McDonnell South River Margaret McIsaac Glen Road


Feb. 05, 1953 Donald McLean South River Ann McPherson Ohio


Feb. 07, 1853 Roderick Mc Dougall Cape George Margaret McKinnon North Grant


Feb. 07, 1853 Joseph McDonald Antigonish Catherine Campbell Antigonish


Feb. 15, 1853 William Kirk Inglis
Margaret Stuart Lochaber d/o James "Ban"
Mar. 03, 1853 Mar. 02, 1853 Angus J Livingston Cape George Fiona Livingston


Apr. 14, 1853 Mar. 29, 1853 Angus McDonald Grand Lake Sarah McIsaac Grand Lake

Jun. 23, 1853 Jun. 21, 1853 David Condon Esq. Tracadie Margaret Smith
d/o Joseph Esq,  m @ St Andrews
Sep. 15, 1853 Sep. 11, 1853 John McDonald Morristown Christina McDonald Morristown s/o Alexander, d/o Donald
1856            
Oct. 23, 1856 Oct. 23, 1856 Edward Pineo Esq Pugwash Henrietta MacDonald Antigonish d/o Alexander McDonald MD
1857            
Jan. 22, 1857 1857 John McInnes? Arisaig Mary McDonald Arisaig d/o Colin? m @ Arisaig

Jan. 11, 1857 Michael McMillan Antigonish Catherine Murphy PEI d/o Michael m @ St Andrews

Jan. 07, 1857 Peter Mayette Tracadie Veronica Potty Tracadie
m @ Tracadie

Jan. 07, 1857 Michael Petipas Tracadie Margaret Delorey Tracadie
m @ Tracadie
Jan. 29, 1857 Jan. 25, 1857 John McDonald Morristown Catherine McInnes Hallowell Grant

Feb. 05, 1857 Feb. 02, 1857 Lauchlin McDonald U. South River Sarah McGilvray South River Bridge d/o Allan m @ St Andrews

Feb. 02, 1857 Duncan McIsaac Giant's Lake Isabella McGilvray South River Bridge d/o John

Feb. 03, 1857 William Thomson Antigonish Margaret McDonald Old Gulf Rd d/o Alex

Jan. 18, 1857 Angus McAdam Baileys Brook Mary McDonald Knoydart d/o Angus
Mar. 05, 1857 Feb. 08, 1857 Alexander McDonald Marshy Hope Lydia Grant Brierly Brook d/o John

Feb. 15, 1857 Donald McInnes Hallowell Grant Mary McDonald Hallowell Grant d/o Rod

Feb. 17, 1857 Donald McDonald "Blacksmith" Addington Forks Mary McDonald Addington Forks d/o Alexander Esq

Feb. 18, 1857 John Kiley South River Isabell McKeogh Tracadie


Feb. 18, 1857 John McIsaac Morristown Mary McDonald Morristown s/o John, d/o Hugh

Feb. 22, 1857 Angus McDougall Lochaber Ann McInnes Ohio


Feb. 23, 1857 William Somers
Christi Antoni Debasey Salt Springs


Feb. 25, 1857 Angus McDonald "Captain"
Isabell Fraser
d/o Hugh

Feb. 25, 1857 John McDonald Knoydart Mary McEachern Arisaig


Feb. 25, 1857 Edward Connors S W Mabou Mary McIsaac Eigg Mountain d/o Lauchlin

Mar. 04, 1857 George Pushie Antigonish Elizabeth Eddie North Grant d/o John
Mar. 26, 1857 Mar. 24, 1857 Norman Deartpet?
Catherine Smith North Grant d/o Putnam
Apr. 2, 1857 Mar. 24, 1857 John McLaughlin Lochaber Jessey Stewart Lochaber d/o James
Apr. 23, 1857 Apr. 16, 1857 Hugh Stewart Lochaber Mary McMillan Lochaber d/o Hugh
Apr. 20, 1857 Apr. 20, 1857 John Grant Monks Head Christy Chisholm Little River d/o Donald
May 07, 1857 Apr. 29, 1857 Vincent? Cameron Pitchers Farm Jane Pushie West River

Jul. 30, 1857 Jul. 27, 1857 John Boyd "publisher" Antigonish Annie McDonald Antigonish

Aug. 06, 1857 Jul. 26, 1857 John Sears Lochaber Margaret Kiely L South River
m @ St Andrews








* These issues of the Casket are very difficult or almost impossible to read.
All of 1854 and 1855 are missing and 1856 has only a few issues.
Many issues have pages missing or are illegible.
Please forgive any errors or omissions.  See original microfilm to authenticate data.