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Subject: Boston Weekly Journal - Obituaries not of New England people
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 20:57:56 -0400
Most everyone who emailed me said to go ahead and type up the obits that
were not of New England people.. so I am going to in abbreviated form.
If anyone wants the whole obit on anyone please email me and I will make
a photocopy of it.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Aug. 28, 1884
Right Hon. Odo William Leopold Russell, Baron Ampthill, British
Ambassador at Berlin, is dead. He was a grandson of the Duke of Bedford
and an older brother of Lord John Russell. Born in Florence Feb. 20,
M. Leonce Justin Alexandre Petit, a well-known French painter and
sketcher, is dead at the age of 45 years.
Prof. A. Muller Neukof, an eminent muscian, born and educated in Germany,
died suddenly Thursday at Cleveland of paralysis.
Signor Demittis, the Italian painter, is dead. He was 38 years old.
M. Jean Leonard Lugardon, the distinguished Swiss painter, is dead.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Sept. 11, 1884
Giulio Carcano, an Italian poet and romancer, is dead at the age of 72
Bettenfeld, German Field Marshall, is dead
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Sept. 25, 1884
Mrs. James Scanlan, known in the theatrical profession as Miss Rachel
Sanger, died suddenly of heart disease in New York on Monday, aged 35
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Oct. 2, 1884
Rev. John Allen Giles, D.C.L., a prominent clergyman of the Church of
is dead at the age of 76 yrs.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Oct. 9, 1884
Mr. Winthrop S. Gilman, the New York banker, died on Friday at the age of
Francis S. Chanfrau, the well known actor died in Jersey City Thursday
Rev. Father Paturni, S.J., died Wednesday in New York. He came from
Italy to this country more than 50 years ago.
M. E. Joyce, a veteran journalist, one of the bravest of the
correspondents who accompanied the Army of the Cumberland, died in
Leavenworth, KS last week.
Judge Robert McFarland, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Tennessee, died Wednesday night at his home in Morristown, aged 52 yrs
Allen Munroe, ex-senator and ex-mayor of Syracuse, NY, died this morning
of pnuemonia, age 65 yrs.
Alexis Achard, the distinguised French painter is dead.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Nov. 13, 1884
Rt. Hon. Henry Fawcett, Postmaster General of England, is dead.. He was
born Dec. 11, 1831.
The Marquis of Londonderry is dead.. His full name was George Henry
Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest
Rear Admiral Alexander Murray died in Washington Monday after a short
illness. He was born in 1818.
Monseignor Azarian, the Armenian Patriarch at Constantinople, who has
been ill several months, died on Friday.
Felix Emmanuel Henri Philippoteaux, the French historical painter, is
dead, aged 69 yrs
Col. Gabriel Jordan, Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile and
Ohio Railroad, died at Mobile Monday.
Madame Erminia Nencini Frezzolini, the celebrated prima dona of a
generation ago, is dead
M. Fauvel, an eminent physician of Paris, is dead.
M. Jean Ubicini, the distinguished French writer on international topics,
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, July 30, 1885
A dispatch from London announces the death of Sir Moses Monteflore at
Ramsgate on Tuesday afternoon. He observed the 100th anniversary of his
birth Oct. 24, 1880.
Count Arthur Ernest De Trentinian, the French General, is dead in his 63d
M. Marie Francoise Bryer, member of the French Chamber of Deputies, is
Mgr. Jean Augustin Emile Caraguel, French prelate, is dead in his 64th
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Aug. 6, 1885
Lieut. Nye, naval attache to the American Legation at Lima, Peru is dead
Dr. Henri Milne Edwards, the French scientist, is dead.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Aug. 26, 1886
Mr. John Templeton, one of the greatest British tenors, has died at the
age of 84
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, July 28, 1887
Mr. John Taylor, President of the Mormon Church, died Tuesday evening.
He was born at Milnthorp, Westmoreland County, Eng. Nov. 1, 1808.
Rev. Dr. Robert Piffot, the oldest Protestant Episcopal minister in the
United State, died at Sykesville, MD on Saturday night. He was born in
New York May 20, 1795.
Mr. Charles Lowell Spence, who died in Baltimore Wednesday of heart
disease at the age of 66, was a cousin of James Russell Lowell.
Brigadier General William McKee Dunn, U.S.A., retired, died at his county
residence, Maplewood, Fairfax county, VA, Sunday morning in the 72d yr of
Ex-Congressman Asa H. Glover, died at Georgetown, KY aged 70, a native of
New York and relative of President Cleveland.
Mr. James L. Rogers, died lately in Michigan City, Ind.
Mr. John B. Kitching, a leading New York merchant, died on Tuesday, at
the age of 74 years.
Mr. Jarvis Lord, at one time one of the most prominent Democratic
politicians in Western New York, died at Pittsford on the 24th, aged 71.
Mr. Joseph H. Leggett, a lawyer, 45 years old, was found dead Monday in a
cell in the Nineteenth Precinct Station, New York.
Mary Josephine Kimen (Rev. Mother Emilia), Superioress of the Order of
Sisters of St. Mary in America, died Wednesday night at the home convent
of the order in Lockport, NY. She was born in Prum, Germany in 1824.
Gerald B. Allen, died at Richfield Springs, New York, Thursday
Hon. Jarvis Lord died at his residence in Pittsford, NY, Sunday night,
Mr. David Moffat, died at Cold Spring, NY Sunday aged 77
Hon. Thomas L. Jones died at Newport, KY last week
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, OCt. 27, 1887
Waldemar Adolph Thisted, the Danish Poland novelist, is dead ated 72. He
was born at Aarhuns on Feb. 28, 1815.
Admiral Jean-Bernard Jaureguiberry, a member of the French senate is
dead. He was born Aug. 15, 1815.
Rt Hon. Alexander James Beresford Hope, died in London on Thursday age 67
yrs. Married Lady Mildred Cecil in 1842.
Baron De Tabley, whose death was announced Thursday was 76 yrs of age
M. Jules De Lesseps, Count Ferdinand de Lesseps's brother, is dead.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1887
Jenny Lind died in London on Wednesday
Dr. John M. Carnochan, one of the ablest of American surgeons, died in
New York on Firday, aged 70. He leaves a widwo and five children
Sir George Alexander MacFarren, Professor of Music at Cambridge
University, is dead. Born in London on Mar. 2, 1813
M. Pedro C. Dorrego, died in Denver, CO, recently
M. Jean Raymond Hippolyte Lazerges, the French painter, is dead.. born at
Narbonne in 1817
Hon. John Ritchie, Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Maryland,
died Thursday, aged 56
Dr. Joseph H. Price, a prominent Episcopalian minister, died in New York
the 29th inst.
Rev. John Kohr, Bishop of the Reformed Mennonite Church, died at
Lancaster, PA, Saturday, aged 80
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Dec. 27, 1888
Mr. Laurence Oliphant, the well-known London writer, died on Sunday
afternoon at Twickenham. He was born in Ceylon in 1829.
Mr. J. N. Matthews, editor and proprietor of the Buffalo Express, died
Thursday night. He was born Nov. 21, 828 in Bungay, County Suffolk,
Col. James T. Casey, a brother-in-law of General Grant, died at his
residence in Georgetown, D.C. Sunday morning.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Jan. 10, 1889
Rev. Father Edward A. O'Reilly, died at the Augustinian College at Villa
Nova, PA Wednesday morning from inhaling vapor of gasolene while he
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Jan. 17. 1889
Mrs. Jay Gould died last evening at her residence in Fifth avenue, New
York, aged about 48. She was a daughter of Daniel G. Miller.. She left
six children.. the oldest is George J. Gould, who is not yet 24 yrs old,
second son Edwin is about 22 yrs old and unmarried, Miss Helen Gould, the
eldest daughter, is 19. The other children are two boys and one girl.
Mr. John M. Phillips, died Tuesday at his home in Brooklyn, NY. He was
born in Montgomery County, KY in 1820. He leaves four children.
Alexander T. McGill, D.D., M. D., died at Princeton, NJ, Sunday morning
in the 82d year of his age... He was born in Cannonsburg, Washington
County, PA in 1807.
Mr. Owen Brown, son of John Brown, the abolitionist, and the last
survivor of the Harper's Ferry tragedy, died in Pasadena, CA, a few days
ago... age 64 yrs.
M. Edmond Hedouin, the French painter is dead.. he was born in 1819.
Mr. George Hathorne, died at his home in New York on Sunday evening.
Archbishop Opmarilley of St. Pierre, Switzerland, formerly Bishop of
Fribourg, is dead.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Jan. 24, 1889
Mr. George S. Phillips, died at the Morris Plains (NJ) Insane Asylum on
Monday. He was born in Peterboro, Eng. Jan. 1816.
Francis Hueffer, Ph. D. whose death was reported from London on Sunday ws
born in 1845.
Miss Rosalie Ann Booth, elder sister of Edwin Booth, the actor, deid in
New York on Tuesday, age 65 yrs.
Hon. Isaac Bell, Jr. died Sunday morning in New York, he was born in New
York Nov. 16, 1846.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Feb.28, 1889
Mr. James C. Flood, died at the Grand Hotel in Heidelberg on Thursday.
Mr. Flood was an American by birth, though of Irish descent, and was 60
yrs of age.
Rev. Dr. Francis Wharton, died in Washington, on Thursday. He was born
in Philadelphia in 1820.
Mrs. Charles W. Moulton, sister of Gen. W. T. Sherman, died in New York
on Thursday night at the age of 59. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Mar. 14, 1889
Capt. John Ericsson died in New York Thursday night.. born in Sweden in
Mr. Isaiah V. Williamson, died on Thursday in Philadelphia. He was born
in Bucks county, PA..
Hon. Richard W. Townshend of Illinois, died in Washington, on Saturday.
He was born in Maryland Apr. 30, 1840.
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Apr. 4, 1889
Dr. John Swinburne, ex-Mayor of Albany, NY, died in Albany, Thursday
morning. He was born at Deer River, NY May 30, 1820.
Mr. John A. Duff, father of John C. Duff, died on Sunday . Mr. Duff was
Augustin Daly's father-in-law. He was forn in Albany and was 68 yrs. old
Prof. O. H. Mitchell, Ph. D., of Marietta, OH, died at Friday.
Mr. Tommy Smith, died on Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit.
Mr. Charles H. B. Patey, Chief of the English Postal Telegraph Service is
Gen. Cardinas, died in Dexter, MI, Friday. He was born in Mexico 51
Mr. Daniel Burke, supposed to be the oldest man in the United States,
died at Chicago Saturday aged 114 yrs.
Hon. John Henry Pope, Minister of Railways of Canada, died Monday
Mr. Harvey F. Gaskill, Vice President of the Holly Manufacturing Company,
died Monday at Lockport, NY aged 44.
M. Martell, the head of the great distillery at Cognac, France, is dead
at the age of 49 yrs.
E. P. Allis, head of the great Reliance Works at Milwaukee, died very
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Apr. 11, 1889
Dr. Jerome H. Kidder, died suddenly in Washington on Monday. He was a
native of Maryland
Mr. James I. Christie, died in Washinton Saturday, about 50 yrs.
Cavaliere Luigi Sada, a native of Milan, died at Florence, Italy, 6th
inst. On the 22d of Apr. 1882, he was married in San Remo to Cora
Kennedy, second daughter of the late Dr. Donald Kennedy, who survives
him.. she will probably take up residence in Roxbury the place of her
birth. Within less than two years her mother, father and husband have
The Dutchess of Cambridge, who was the only surviving aunt of Queen
Victoria, has died in England.
Col. Richard Long, was run over by a train and fatally injured at
Pittsburg Thursday morning.
Rev. Edward R. Lieb, died at Chillicothe, OH thursday morning age 87 yrs.
Prof. R. F. Humiston, formerly occupying the chair of chemistry at
Oberlin College, died Thursday in Boston.. leaves a widow and two sons.
Mr. Philo Remington, died at Silver Springs, FL, Friday mornign, aged 79
Prof. Michel Eugen Chevreul, scientist of France, is dead.
Mr. Henry W. Pegenkopf, died very suddenly Wednesday night
The Marquis of Ely died in Italy Wednesday night
Rev. Gilbert Raymond, died at Opelousas, LA Sunday evening, aged 80
Gleanings to follow.