The Union Newspaper, Ottawa, Canada
Marriage and Death Records



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From The Union newspaper of Ottawa

Edition Wednesday, April 6, 1859:

DIED - At the residence of her sister, Mrs. Thompson, Rideau street, aged 60 years, Mary Anne, 
relict of the late Lieutenant Milo BURKE (brother of Captain George Thew Burke), 
98th Regiment, and daughter of the late Roger FOGARTY, Esq., of Liscrea, county Tipperary, Ireland.

In this city, suddenly, on the evening of Thursday, the 31st instant, Mr. Alexander BRYSON, Bookseller, aged 34 years.

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Edition Wednesday, April 13, 1859

DIED - At the residence of William Thomson, Esq., Richmond Road, Nepean, on the 11th inst., 
John Thompson NEWTON, Esq., M.D., aged 35

In this City, this morning, (April 13th), Alderman J.D. BOURGEOIS, aged 38 years. 
The deceased was a well known citizen. 

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Edition Wednesday, May 18, 1859

MARRIED - In this city, at the Cathedral, by the Rev. M. Trudeau, of the 
Parish of St. Joseph, Charles J. O’CONNOR, 
eldest son of the late Daniel O’Connor, Esq.,, to Josephine, eldest daughter of Joseph AUMOND, Esq.

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Edition Wednesday, May 25, 1859

MARRIED - At St. Peter’s Church, Sherbrooke, on the 3rd inst., by the Rev. C. P. Reid, M.A., 
Livingstone E. MORRIS, Esq., youngest son of the late Lt.-Col. William Morris of County Waterford, Ireland, 
to Isabella Monica, youngest daughter of the late Hon. William Bowman FELTON.

DIED - In Goulbourn, on the 25th of March last, aged 72 years, William J. VAUGHAN, senior. He was born 
in the city of Dublin, Ireland, in 1787. He enlisted in the old 100th Regiment, and came to Canada in 1805, 
where he served as Sergeant in the war of 1812-13, and until the regiment was disbanded, when he took 
land and became one of the first settlers in the Township, and suffered many privations and hardships, 
but the mercy of the Lord followed him all the days of his life, and he died in peace. He left a numerous 
family of children and grand-children to lament their loss and his gain.

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Edition Wednesday, June 1, 1859

MARRIED - At L'Orignal, on the 24th May, by the Revd Mr. O’Malley, William HARKEN / HARKIN, Esq., M.D., to Elisa, 
eldest daughter of Duncan MCDONNELL, Esq., all of Vankleek Hill.

DIED - In this City, on the 30th May, in the 75th year of his age, Mr. Watson LITLE. He has been a 
resident of this City for the last 32 years.

On Wednesday, the 27th May, at the residence of Mr. J. Cameron, Wellington street, Ottawa, William HOPKINS, 
second son of Mr. Nicholas Hopkins, of Gloucester, aged 24 years. The deceased had been engaged on the Ottawa 
Survey for nearly 3 years, and was deservedly regretted by the officers of the division to which he was 
attached, as a young man of great moral worth, brave, cool, and trustworthy.

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Edition Wednesday, June 8, 1859

MARRIED - In this City, on the 7th inst., by the Rev. Jno. L. Gourlay, of Aylmer, Mr. William GOURLAY, of Huntley, 
to Jane Maria, eldest daughter of the late J.A. HUMPHREY, Esq., formerly of Dublin, Ireland.

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Edition Wednesday, July 7, 1859

MARRIED - On the 9th inst., at St. Peter’s , Charlton, by the Rev. J.F. Baynham, M.A., Mr. Augustes LAVER, 
of Ottawa, Canada West, architect, only son of George Laver, Esq., Lyminge, to Elizabeth, elder daughter 
of Michael FOX, Esq., Charlton-next-Dover, Kent.

DIED - In this city on Monday, Marie Paulin MAHON, wife of H.J. ANDRIEN, native of Liege, Belgium, 
age 28 years.

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Edition Wednesday, July 13, 1859

MARRIED - At Hull, on the 30th June, by the Rev. John Johnston, Charles B. WRIGHT, Esq., of Hull, to 
Miss S. CUNNINGHAM, of Ottawa.

In St. Thomas, on the 29th ult., by his Lordship, the Bishop of Huron, assisted by the Rev. St. George 
Caulfield, B.A., Dawson KERR, Jr., Esq., of Perth, C.W., to Miss Mary J. PAUL, eldest daughter of 
Eltham Paul, Esq., of St. Thomas.

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Edition Wednesday, September 7, 1859

DIED - In this City, on Monday the 6th inst., Mr. Murdoch McGILLIVRAY, aged 58 years.

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Edition Wednesday, September 14, 1859

MARRIED - On the 19th August, at the residence of the bride’s father by the Rev. R.L. Stevenson, 
Mr. John E. De HERTEL, to Miss Jane Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. Robert DOUGLAS of Perth, Canada West.

In St. Mark’s church, Niagara, on Thursday, the 8th Sept., by the Rev. W. McMurrey, D.D.D.C.L. Rector, 
the Hon. Walter H. DICKSON to Charlotte ARMSTRONG, relict of the late Thomas George Armstrong, Captain 
in Her Majesty’s 66th Regiment

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Edition Wednesday, October 26, 1859

MARRIED - At Brockville, on the 19th instant, at St. Peter’s Church, by the Rev. Dr. Lewis, 
G. Crawford McKINDSEY, Esquire, Sheriff of the County of Halton, to Terressa Louisa, second daughter 
of John CRAWFORD, Esq., of that town.

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Edition Wednesday, November 8, 1859

DIED - At Prescott on Monday last, John MORAN, Esq., an old and respected citizen of that place. 
Deceased was a Director of the Ottawa & Prescott Railway Company since its first Incorporation. 
He enjoyed during his lifetime the friendship of many of the oldest citizens of Ottawa.

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Edition Wednesday, November 23, 1859

DIED - In this city, on Wednesday, the 16th instant, Mr. Edward BARRETT, aged 60 years.

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Edition Wednesday, January 4, 1860

DIED - At the Bank of British North America in this City, Susan, the beloved wife of 
A.C. KILTY, Esq., universally regretted.

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