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Digby obituaries for April 1851 thru February 1890


1851 Elizabeth HANKINSON

died on Tuesday, April 11, 1851 Source: The Christian Messenger Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON

At Weymouth, of Palsy, on the 17th ult., Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Robert HANKINSON, Esq., in the 61st year of her age, leaving a husband, eleven children, and a large circle of friends to morn her death.

1858 John Mallett

died on Friday, June 15, 1858 Source: Yarmouth Times page 428 Submitter: S Belliveau Obituary contained surnames MALLETT

John MALLETT, son of Samuel MALLETT, of Cheticamp, Digby County, fell from a staging in Horton's shipyard, a distance of fifteen feet, on the 15th June, and received such injuries to his head and other parts of the body that he was rendered speechless, in which state he continued until the next day, when he died. He was about 18 years of age.

1864 Mary Annand

died on Monday, February 13, 1864 Source: Halifax Citizen Obituary contained surnames ANNAND

At Digby, of Diptheria, on Sunday, the 7th inst., Mary, daughter of the late James ANNAND, Esq., aged 7 years and 4 months, leaving a widowed mother to lament the loss of her then only surviving child.

1864 Harriet Eliza Wade

died on Friday, May 10, 1864 Source: Halifax Citizen Obituary contained surnames WADE

At Digby, on the 18th Harriet Eliza, youngest child of John C. WADE, aged four years and six months.

1864 John ALLBRIGHT

died on Monday, May 28, 1864 Source: Acadian Recorder (newspaper) Submitter: John Thurber Obituary contained surnames ALLBRIGHT

Died - Lost overboard from the bark, Evening Star,on passage from Cuba to Queenstown,John Allbright,of West Sandy Cove,N.S.

1864 Henrietta C Jones

died on Wednesday, December 15, 1864 Source: Halifax Citizen Obituary contained surnames JONES

At Weymouth, on 7th inst, after a long illness Henrietta C, only daughter of Edward A JONES, Esq, of Westport.

1864 Hardwick

died on Wednesday, December 15, 1864 Source: Halifax Citizen Obituary contained surnames HARDWICK, SULIS

A correspondent of the Colonist says "I have just learned that a boy named HARDWICK, in getting into a boat from the Schnoor Lively to land Capt. SULIS at Bear River, last week, missed his footing, fell overboard, and was drowned."

1865 Reuben HANKINSON

died on Thursday, September 13, 1865 Source: The Christian Messenger Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON

At his residence at Weymouth, on the 6th inst, in hope of a glorious inheritance, Deacon Reuben HANKINSON, aged 70 years, leaving a widow, 8 children, 26 grand children and 2 great grand children, with a large circle of friends to mourn.

1885 Mrs Hannah Denton

died on Tuesday, August 14, 1885 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames DENTON

Digby Courier August 14, 1885 Suddenly at Westport . on the 1st. inst. of paralysis , Hannah , beloved wife of Mr. John DENTON aged 70 years.

1885 Mrs Sarah Deveaux

died on Tuesday, August 14, 1885 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames DEVEAUX

Digby Courier August 14, 1885 At New Edinburg, Weymouth Parish on the 1st inst. Srah A. , wife of Augustin Deveaux, Esq. aged 59 years.

1888 Susan HANKINSON

died on Tuesday, December 28, 1888 Source: The Digby Weekly Courier Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON

HANKINSON At Weymouth Point, at 10 p.m. Xmas eve, Susan HANKINSON, aged 67.

1889 Elijah HANKINSON

died on Tuesday, February 1, 1889 Source: Digby Weekly Courier Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON

HANKINSON - At Weymouth, Jan. 17th, after a lingering illness, Capt. Elijah HANKINSON, aged 63 years.

1889 Joseph HANKINSON

died on Tuesday, March 8, 1889 Source: The Digby Weekly Courier Submitter: Adam KM Hankinson Obituary contained surnames HANKINSON

HANKINSON At Weymouth, on the 27th of February, Mr. Joseph HANKINSON, aged 64 years, leaving a wife and four children. Page 2: Mr. Joseph HANKINSON, a much respected citizen died very suddenly last week. He rose in the morning apparently well but immediately after breakfast was seized with a sudden pain in the heart and expired a few minutes after.

1889 Mrs Sarah Yarrigle

died on Tuesday, August 9, 1889 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: Luella Marshall Obituary contained surnames YARRIGLE

Death Announcement At Smith's Cove , Aug.4th. , Mrs Sarah YARRIGLE , beloved wife of Johm YARRIGLE aged 67 years ,leaving a husband , one daughter and one son. [She was a good friend, a true wife and a devoted mother.Her end was peace. The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. J. L. READ.]

1889 Charlie Morine

died on Tuesday, August 9, 1889 Source: Digby courier Submitter: Luella Marshall Obituary contained surnames MORINE

Death announcement At Digby, Aug.4th. , after a short illness , Charlie, second son of Robert and Julia MORINE, aged 10 years, 2months and 5 days.

1889 Richard Stailing

died on Tuesday, November 1, 1889 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames STAILING

Digby Courier 1889 Nov. 1 A well known and much respected citizen in the person of Richard STAILING passed away on Tuesday of last week , aged 74 years. Mr. STAILING , who has an elder brother of Geo. STAILING of the well known firm of Geo. STAILING & Son , removed from Carleton NB to Weymouth ,about the year 1869, where he conducted a hotel for some years. He removed from Weymouth to Digby , where he continued to reside up to the time of his death. Ha had been an invalid for some time past , suffering from dropsy, which finally caused his death . His remains were interred in the Baptist cemetery on Firday.

1889 James P. Brown

died on Tuesday, November 1, 1889 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames BROWN

Digby Courier 1889 Nov. 1 The following notice of death of Mr. James P. BROWN , we extract from the evening Bulletin , published at Haverhill NA James P. BROWN died last evening at the house of his son Mr. Fred BROWN , 1951/2 Emerson St. , in the 84th year of his age. The deceased was a native of Digby , Nova Scotia and about a year ago came to this city to reside with his son, who is bookkeeper for C. H. Cox. Mr BROWN had been in ill health for some time , caused by a tumor but no serious change in his condition was noticeable before last Monday. His strength began to show a decline , but still he lingered along , not expecting any fatal result in so short a time. Death at the last was sudden and unexpected,he passed away very easily.A widow and three children mourn his departure from this life. The remains will be interred in Hilldale , Monday.

1890 Anne Laura MELANSON

died on Monday, January 11, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Obituary contained surnames MELANSON

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 At Weymouth , on the 13th. inst. , Alphonse , son of Chas. C. MELANSON at the age of 9 mos. Also , Jan. 11th. last Anne Laura , Daughter of Chas. C. MELANSON aged 2 years and 7 months.

1890 John Haines

died on Tuesday, February 28, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames HAINES

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 At Brighton , on the 19th. inst. , John K. Haines , aged 67 years.

1890 Aphhonse Melanson

died on Tuesday, February 28, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames MELANSON

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 At Weymouth , on the 13th. inst. , Alphonse , son of Chas. C. MELANSON at the age of 9 mos. Also , Jan. 11th. last Anne Laura , Daughter of Chas. C. MELANSON aged 2 years and 7 months.

1890 Lottie Ross

died on Tuesday, February 28, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames ROSS

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 At Boston, on the 16th. inst., Lottie ROSS , aged 21 years . A native of Digby County

1890 Capt. E. S. MANN

died on Tuesday, February 28, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames MANN

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 At Digby on the 22nd. inst. , Capt. E.S.MANN aged 51 years.

1890 Jackson Dowling

died on Tuesday, February 28, 1890 Source: Digby Courier Submitter: L Marshall Obituary contained surnames DOWLING

Digby Courier Friday Feb. 28 1890 AT West Somerville MA , Jan. 12 th. Jackson Dowling formerly of Weymouth , in his 52nd . year. , leaving a wife, and 6 children to mourn their loss.

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