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  • McGuire, James
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 2 Jul 1875, p. 1. Date of Event: 22 Jun 1875     Accidental Drowning A young man named James McGuire, in the employ of Mr.J. Speight, while bathing in the mill pond with a son of the latter, on Tuesday evening, 22nd ult., was drowned. It is supposed he took cramps, as he disappeared suddenly. The young man who was with ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 2 Jul 1875, p. 1. Date of Event: 22 Jun 1875   Accidental Drowning A young man named James McGuire, in the employ of ...
  • Wilson, John
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 9 Jul 1875, p. 2. Date of Event: 28 Jun 1999     SUICIDE.-- A man by the name of John Wilson, aged 85 years, who has had his home with Mr. Frank Birdstall, of Meadowville, for the last seventeen years, committed suicide on June 28th. He was found hanging in the barn by Mr. Birdstall about ten o'clock last night. The coroner ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 9 Jul 1875, p. 2. Date of Event: 28 Jun 1999   SUICIDE.-- A man by the name of John Wilson, aged 85 years, ...
  • Zimmerman, Mathias
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 15 Oct 1875, p. 3     Fatal Accident. Last Friday evening, shortly before six o'clock. Mathias Zimmerman, eldest son of Stafford Zimmerman, of this village, fell from a load of shingles, near the railway crossing, and was killed by the wheels of the wagon going over his body. The young man had ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 15 Oct 1875, p. 3   Fatal Accident. Last Friday evening, shortly before six o'clock. Mathias Zimmerman, eldest ...
  • McMillen, Donald, Mrs. (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 19 Nov 1875, p. 3. Date of Event: 29 Oct 1875     DEATH OF AN OLD SETTLER IN ERIN.--Mrs. Donald McMillen died at the residence of her son, John McMillen, lot 18, 9th., Erin on the 29th ult. in the 86th year of her age. The deceased was a native of Argylshire, Scotland, and emigrated to this country, with her late husband, ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 19 Nov 1875, p. 3. Date of Event: 29 Oct 1875   DEATH OF AN OLD SETTLER IN ERIN.--Mrs. Donald McMillen died at the ...
  • Harwood, Robert
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 26 Nov 1875, p. 2     GEORGETOWN.FOUND DEAD. Robert Harwood, who has for the last twelve years been an employee of Barber Bros., paper mill, was found dead in his bed Saturday morning. He had been troubled with a heavy cough for some time past, but on leaving work at night he told his fellow ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 26 Nov 1875, p. 2   GEORGETOWN.FOUND DEAD. Robert Harwood, who has for the last twelve years been ...
  • Culloden, W. G., Mr.
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Jan 1876, p. 3     The Late Mr. W. G. Culloden.From the Goderich Star The readers of the Star will receive with the deepest regret the sad announcement of the death of Mr. W. G. Culloden, who before upwards of two years conducted the editorial department of this journal with signal ability ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Jan 1876, p. 3   The Late Mr. W. G. Culloden.From the Goderich Star The readers of ...
  • Sharp, John
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Jan 1876, p. 3     Fatal Accident. On Thursday last as Mr. John Sharp, of Acton, was approaching the Grand Trunk crossing on Main street, a train came along. Mr. Sharp attempted to hold his horse by the head, but the frightened animal threw him to ground, stepping on him with his fore feet, ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Jan 1876, p. 3   Fatal Accident. On Thursday last as Mr. John Sharp, of Acton, was ...
  • Willoughby, George
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 13 Jan 1876, p. 2     Died in Jail.Last Tuesday evening Geo. Willoughby, an old man in poor circumstances, well known in Guelph was engaged at Mr. Goulding's auction room on Cork St. cutting wood. All at once he was observed to fall to the ground as if in a fit, and remained so for some ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 13 Jan 1876, p. 2   Died in Jail.Last Tuesday evening Geo. Willoughby, an old man in poor ...
  • Hewson, Thomas
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 20 Jan 1876, p. 2     Fatal Affray in Norval. Last Thursday evening a number of parties were at Lyon's Hotel, in Norval, and at about 11 o'clock they started to go home, when a couple of dogs commenced fighting. Thos. Hewson, a harness maker, in that village, who owned one of the dogs, tried to ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 20 Jan 1876, p. 2   Fatal Affray in Norval. Last Thursday evening a number of parties were ...
  • Adams, Ransom
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 3 Feb 1876, p. 3     Painful Accident.On Tuesday, Mr. Ransom Adams, of this village, was driving in the neighborhood of Barber's paper mills, Georgetown, when his horse became unmanageable and started to run away. The buggy was upset, and Mr. Adams thrown to the ground and rather badly injured. ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 3 Feb 1876, p. 3   Painful Accident.On Tuesday, Mr. Ransom Adams, of this village, was driving in ...
  • Duncan, Alexander
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Feb 1876, p. 2     FATAL ACCIDENT IN GARAFRAXA.On Thursday while two men were chopping in Mr. Chisholm's bush, near Douglass, one named Alexander Duncan was instantly killed by a cedar tree which was lodged in a birch which he was chopping. The tree fell and struck him. He was a young man about 24 ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Feb 1876, p. 2   FATAL ACCIDENT IN GARAFRAXA.On Thursday while two men were chopping in Mr. ...
  • Hodkinson,
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 2 Mar 1876, p. 2     Infant
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 2 Mar 1876, p. 2   Infant
  • Zimmerman, John (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Apr 1876, p. 3     Obituary. Two old settlers in Acton have been removed by death within the past few days. Mr. Samuel Speight, who has been suffering for the past four years with periodical attacks of bleeding at the lungs, finally succumbed on Saturday last, after several months' confinement. ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Apr 1876, p. 3   Obituary. Two old settlers in Acton have been removed by death within ...
  • Speight, Samuel (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Apr 1876, p. 3     Obituary Two old settlers in Acton have been removed by death within the past few days. Mr. Samuel Speight, who has been suffering for the past four years with periodical attacks of bleeding at the lungs, finally succumbed on Saturday last, after several months' confinement. ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 6 Apr 1876, p. 3   Obituary Two old settlers in Acton have been removed by death within ...
  • Weir, Alex.
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 27 Apr 1876, p. 3     Suicide We learn that Alex. Weir, who attempted to cut his throat near Acton, a few weeks ago, managed to hang himself in Milton jail last Friday. He fastened one end of the belt which he wore round his body, in some way to the hinge of his cell door, ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 27 Apr 1876, p. 3   Suicide We learn that Alex. Weir, who attempted to cut his throat ...
  • Swackhammer, Elizabeth (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 4 May 1876, p. 3     OBITUARY. Elizabeth, the wife of Christopher Swackhammer, departed this life on Sabbath, the 23rd April, at the age of 47 years and 8 months, leaving a husband and 9 children to mourn her loss. As a wife and mother she was devoted, affectionate and faithful. She lived for ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 4 May 1876, p. 3   OBITUARY. Elizabeth, the wife of Christopher Swackhammer, departed this life on Sabbath, ...
  • Horn, Robert
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 1 Jun 1876, p. 2     RAILWAY ACCIDENT. - A man about sixty years of age, name unknown, was struck in the side and killed by a cylinder of a locomotive on Saturday afternoon, 20th inst., when within a few yards of Brampton Station. He must have been put off at Malton, or missed the train, ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 1 Jun 1876, p. 2   RAILWAY ACCIDENT. - A man about sixty years of age, name unknown, ...
  • Marshall, Catherine (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Aug 1876, p. 3     Died at the residence of her mother, near Acton, on the 16th July, 1876, aged 27 years, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr. John A. Marshall, of Cheltenham, and daughter of the late Mr. Oliver Lasby, of this village. The subject of the above notice was well known in this ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Aug 1876, p. 3   Died at the residence of her mother, near Acton, on the 16th ...
  • Cook, Wm., Rev. (Died)
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Aug 1876, p. 3     Obituary.Died on the 6th inst., at his own residence, in the village of Beamsville, Rev. Wm. Cook, father of Mr. R. B. Cook, of this place, in the 86th year of his age. The deceased was one of the early pioneer preachers of the Baptist Church in Erin, Esquesing, and ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 24 Aug 1876, p. 3   Obituary.Died on the 6th inst., at his own residence, in the village ...
  • Sherlock, Son
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 14 Sep 1876, p. 3     Fatal Accident On Monday evening of last week, a son of Mr. Richard Sherlock, of Nassagaweya, while taking his father's horses out to pasture, was kicked in the abdomen by one of the animals. His injuries were of such a nature that notwithstanding all that medical aid could ...
    appeared in Acton Free Press, 14 Sep 1876, p. 3   Fatal Accident On Monday evening of last week, a son of Mr. ...
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