(contributed by Linda Darling)
Reported in The Casket
In St. Ninian's Cathedral on the 25th
ult., by the Rev. H. Gillis, P.P., Mr. William
Wallace Currie of Antigonish to Miss Sarah Jane McNeil of the same place.
At Heatherton, February 3 by the Rev.
J. J. Chisholm, P.P., Donald McDonald
of Fraser's Grant to Cassie,
daughter of John B. Fraser of
the same place.
By the same at Heatherton on the 2nd
inst., Angus McPherson of
Black River to Cassie,
daughter of Alexander Fraser,
At Bailey's Brook, on the 2nd inst.,
after a long illness, which he bore with Christian resignation
fortified by the last rites of the
church, Lauchlin McDonald
in the 78th year of his age, leaving a sorrowing wife, 3 sons and 4
daughters to mourn their loss. He was an honest, industrious and
obliging man much esteemed by all who knew him. May his soul rest
At the South River, February (26th or
28th), in the 74th year of her age, fortified by the last rites of the
Church, Rebecca, widow of the
late John McPherson (Ban),
leaving 5 sons and 3 daughters to mourn the death of a kind and good
mother. May her soul rest in peace.
At San Francisco, California, January
18th, 1886, Mary Alice,
daughter of Duncan G. Chisholm
and granddaughter of the late Alex Chisholm, Esq. of Lismore, Pictou
County, aged 9 years, 11 months and 6 days.
March 11, 1886
In St. Ninian's Cathedral, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. H.
Gillis, P.P., Mr. Hugh McGillivray
of Pleasant Valley to Miss Cassie
McKinnon of the North Grant.
By the same, on the same day, Mr. John
McGillivray of Lakevale to Miss Joanna
Walsh of the Hallowell Grant.
At St. Joseph's on the 2nd inst., by the Rev. John Fraser, Mr. John McIsaac of the Glen Road to
Miss Ann Chisholm of the same
At. St. Andrew's on the 9th inst., by the Rev. J. V. McDonell, Mr.
Donald McIsaac of St. Joseph's
to Miss Isabella, daughter of
the late John McDonell of
Fraser's Mills, S. River.
At the South River, on the 5th inst., in the 83rd year of her age,
Janet, widow of the late John Boyd and mother of the publisher of
this paper. She was a kind, considerate, patient and Christian
woman; and reared a family of two sons and eight daughters, seven of
whom survive to deplore their loss and revere her memory.
Fortified by the last rites of the Church, she peacefully passed away
from this life in the full (?) hope of enjoying everlasting bliss in
the world beyond the grave. May her soul rest in peace.
At the South River, on the 2nd inst., after a brief illness, Roderick Fraser
(John's son), aged
37 years, leaving a disc-----(illegible) young wife, fond parents,
brothers and sisters and numerous friends and relatives, to whom he was
much endeared for his many excellent qualities. May his soul rest
At the North Grant, on the 2nd inst., Catherine
*, widow of the
Grant, in the 71st year of her age. She was mother of ten
children, grandmother of thirty-nine and great grandmother of eleven
children. As she lived piously she died peacefully, fortified by
the last rites of the Church. R.I.P.
*The print is not clear, I
am not 100% sure of the name -- this is
my best guess as I don't know what else it could be! *
At the North Grant, on the 8th inst., of croup, Angus
, aged 4 months, son of John
and Janet Ann Grant.
At Meadow Green, on the 3rd inst., after a long and severe
illness, Sarah Teresa,
years, youngest daughter of Joseph and Emily McDonald
, deeply regretted.
At Ashdale, on the 27th ult., in the 33rd year of her age, Margaret
, the youngest daughter of
the late William Chisholm
that place. The deceased was a model of patience and resignation
in the whole course of her lingering illness; and thus offering
cheerfully the sacrifice of her life to God, and fortified by the last
sacraments of the Church, she calmly passed away. May her soul
rest in peace.
At the South River, on the 6th inst., after a lingering illness, Annie
, eldest daughter of the late
, in the 23rd
year of her age, deeply regretted by all who had the pleasure of her
acquaintance. May her soul rest in peace.
March 25, 1886
At Mal. Brook, on the 2nd inst., by the Rev. R. McGillivray P.P.,
Mr. Allan Boyd, carpenter of
Lakevale to Miss Mary,
daughter of John MacGillivray,
Esq., Lower Hallowel Grant.
At Harbour au Bouche, on the 4th inst., fortified by the last
rites of the Catholic Church, Thomas
C. J. MacLoughlin, aged 40 years, son of the late Matthew
McLoughlin and Ann McInnis. R.I.P.
At Guysboro, on 14th inst., aged 56 years, Anastasia, beloved wife of Thomas Condon, Esq. Mrs. Condon was a
fervent Catholic and a truly Christian mother. She leaves an
affectionate husband and eight grown children, all showing unmistakable
proofs of perpetuating those noble virtues which are imbibed only from
a mother in whose heart was the law of God (Halifax papers please copy.)
At McDonald's Station, Penna., on the 5th inst., fortified by the
rites of the Church, Ellen,
aged 44 years, wife of John McDougall
formerly of Cape George, and daughter of Mrs. Sullivan, Antigonish. May her
soul rest in peace.