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DEATH NOTICES - Otago Times - July 1886

Journal by ngairedith

some death notices from the OTAGO TIMES 14 July 1886
- anything in italics is my addition -

? ABBOTT, on the 20th June, at his late residence, Dundas street, Dunedin, after a long and painful illness, Mr Charles Abbott, contractor, late shipowner; in his 62nd year
- (in 1876 Charles tendered ?53,000 for the Blueskin contract of the Dunedin and Moeraki Railway. This is equivalent to $7,730,000 in 2012, however the lowest tender of ?45,000 from David Proudfoot, was accepted)

? AUGHTERSON, on the 10th July, at her residence, Tomlinson's store, Princes street south (Dunedin), Alice (nee Harris), wife of Peter Aughterson; aged 57
- (Peter (1827-1916) was a brickmaker & a driver for Mr Latimer the coal merchant. He arrived in Otago in 1852 on the Joseph Fletcher and married Alice Harris in 1872. 6 months after Alice's death, 18 Jan 1887, he married Louisa Ewers. He was then 60)

? BROWN, on the 26th June, at Bradford, Yorks, Gentle Brown, father of Professor Brown, of the University of Otago

? BROWNE, on the 3rd July, at his mother's residence, Cairns Terrace, Upper Walker street, after a long and painful illness, John Thomas Browne; aged 25 years. Deeply regretted. Australian papers please copy

? BURKE, on the 12th July, at Napier, New Zealand, William Ulick Burke, manager bank of New South Wales

? CROCKER, on the 2nd July, at the residence of his son Harry (Harry Stephen Crocker), Gloucester street, Christchurch, Charles Crocker (late R.N. and H.E.I.C.S.); aged 76
- (Charles married Rosetta Semper in 1871)

? De MAUS, on the 25th July, at the residence of her parents, George street, Port Chalmers, Orma, the beloved and only child of D. A. and Annie De Maus; aged 4 years and 5 months
- (daughter of David Alexander De Maus, early Otago photographer, & Ann Cooper Buchan)

? DUTHIE, on the 2nd July, at his parents'residence, Union street, after a short illness, Edward, youngest son of James and Jean Duthie; aged 2 years and 6 months

? FITZGERALD, on the 19th April, at Roxburgh, Honorie Tracey Fitzgerald, native of Waterpark, County Clare, Ireland, relict of the late Michael Fitzgerald
- (Honora/Honorie was 74)

? GEORGE, on the 5th July, at Berwick (accidentally drowned), Emma Rose, infant daughter of Thomas and Ellen George; aged 1 year and 17 days
- (a child of thirteen months old, the daughter and youngest child, of Thomas George, of Berwick, was drowned by falling head foremost into a tub of water)

? GILLIES, on the 15th June, at Transit House, Park street, Robert Gillies, aged 50 years
- (the late Mr Robert Gillies, was born in Rothesay, Buteshire on July 31, 1836, arrived in Otago Nov 1852 and was a brother of the Rev William Gillies (see next entry). He married Emily Street in 1866 and had 6 sons & 2 daughters. He died of anuerism of the heart)

? GILLIES, on the 29th June, at the Manse, Timaru, after a short illness, William, second son of of the Rev William Gillies
- (William David Gillies was 10 years old, son of Rev William Gilles & Jane Reid Russell)

? HARRIS, on the 24th July, at the City Hotel, Dunedin, John Hyde Harris; in his 61st year

? HASTIE, on the 21st June, at her parents' residence, Leith street, Dunedin, Olive Booth, only child of George and Hannah Hastie; aged 2 years
- (daughter of George Hastie & Hannah Jane Crawford who had a further 2 children, 1890-George Booth & 1899-Harold Rewi Hastie)

? HERRON, on the 8th July, at the residence of Mrs Paton, Jones street, St Kilda (Dunedin), Margaret, the beloved daughter of Thomas Herron, late of Anderson's Bay; aged 20 years

? HOGG, on the 29th June, at her residence, Waitati, after a long and painful illness, Agnes Mitchell, the beloved wife of George Hogg. Deeply regretted
- (Agnes was 58)

? HOGG, on the 7th July, at the residence of his brother (John Hogg, piano tuner, castle street, Dunedin), Alexander Hogg, draper, late of Edinburgh; aged 47

? HUNTER, on the 17th March, at Lawrence, Annie, the infant daughter of Sophie and Donald Ross Hunter; aged 17 days
(on Sunday 28th February, the wife of Donald Ross Hunter, of a daughter)

? HUNTER, on the 9th June, at Lawrence, Sophie, the wife of Donald Ross Hunter, of Lincoln's Inn, barrister at law; aged 29
- (Probate re Sophie Hunter, deceased, Mr Copeland moved "That letters of administration of the estate and effects of deceased be granted to Donald Ross Hunter, the husband" - Application granted)

? JONES, on the 16th June, at Camden, Green street, of heart disease, Sophia Clarissa Jones, relict of the late Henry Jones, of Croydon, England and much beloved mother of Mrs Clement Wilson; in her 72nd year. Deeply regretted
- (daughter Cecile Sophia Jones married Clement Wilson in 1875)

? KNOX, on the 28th June, at her residence, Princes street, Margaret, the beloved wife of James Knox; aged 45 years

? LAWLESS, on the 3rd July, at Moray place, Dunedin, after a long and painful illness, Mary Jane Lawless, eldest daughter of James Lawless and Margaret Heley
- (Mary was 23 & went under the name of Mary Jane Heley)

? LAZARUS, on the 30th June, at the residence of Mr A. Solomon, Hope street, Caroline Lazarus; aged 71

? MacGIBBON, on the 26th June, at Waimate, South Canterbury, Jeannie, the second daughter of John MacGibbon, Mataura, wife of James McP. (McPherson) Miller - She rests on the promise of God of eternal like to all believers on Jesus as the Son of God and as the only sufficient sacrifice for sin
- (Jeannie was 41)

? MacGREGOR, on the 21st June, at Anderson's Bay, Jane Isabel, the wife of James MacGregor; aged 77 years

? McFARLANE, on the 29th May, at the residence of her mother (Mrs Prentice), Park street, Kensington, Dunedin, Mary Prentice, the beloved wife of Andrew McFarlane, Wyndham; aged 29 years. Glasgow and Edinburgh papers please copy

? McKAY, on the 12th June, at Dunrobin, East Taieri, after a short illness, Agnes Jane, eldest daughter of the late Alexander McKay
- (Agnes Jane was 32. She was born in 1853 to Alexander & Janet McKay)

? McLEAN, on the 28th April, at Waimangaroa, Westport (suddenly), James McLean, blacksmith, formerly of Dunedin; aged 52. Glasgow papers please copy

? McQUILKAN, on the 25th June, at the Dunedin Hospital, Catherine, the beloved daughter of Donald and Catherine McQuilkan; aged 21 years. Deeply regretted
- (daughter of Donald McQuilkan & Catherine Robertson Wallace)

? MILLER, on the 26th June, at Waimate, Jeannie, wife of Mr J. M. Miller, and youngest daughter of Mr John McGibbon, Mataura aged 41 - also see MacGibbon

? MUIR, on the 20th June, at Wyndham Valley, Ann Fraser, neloved wife of William Muir; aged 65 years. Deeply regretted

? PRAIN, on the 1st July, at Hillgrove, Moeraki, after a long and painful illness, Bessie, second daughter of the late Alexander Prain; aged 26

? RATCLIFF, on the 18th July, at her residence, Waikoaiti, Eliza, the beloved wife of George Ratcliff; aged 27 years. She was the last member of the family of Mr William McLachlan
- (Elizabeth 'Eliza' McLachlan married George Ratcliff in 1882, spelt McLaughlan at BDM)

? ROBERTSON, on the 26th June, at his residence, George street, Caversham, Lawrence Robertson; aged 66 years. Deeply regretted

? ROONEY, on the 13th June, at Balclutha, Hannah Anjelica, beloved wife of John Rooney, ex-sergeant of police; aged 40 years

? ROSS, on the 29th January 1886, at Continong, Queensland, William Charles Danby, eldest son of the late Charles Alexander Ross, of Invercargill; aged 36 years
- (Continong was/is a farm near Ewan, 137km west of Townsville. William was born 1850, a son of Charles Alexander Ross (1825-1868, died Bulls, Manawatu) & Frances Danby). A brother, Edwin Hugh Ross (1852-1854) was buried in St David cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

? ROWLEY, on the 9th July, at Avondale Station, Southland, John Cotton, youngest son of the late Rev Thomas Rowley, D.D., rector of Willey, Shropshire; in his 46th year

? SHENNAN, on the 8th May, at Lockerbie House, Dumfriesshire, Burnet Robert, infant son of Watson Shennan
- (Watson arrived in Otago in 1857, returned to Scotland in 1885 and married Grace Burnet, a minister's daughter & had 4 children, 1886-Burnet Robert Shennan in Scotland, 1887-Watson Douglas, 1889-Grace Burnet & 1891-Lancelot Stuart Burnet Shennan in NZ)

? SIME, on the 24th June, at Port Warrnambool, Victoria, Alexander Sime, late of Union Steamship Company, Dunedin; aged 40

? STEWART, on the 2nd July, at Tomahawk (aka Ocean Grove, Dunedin), Walter John, infant son of William and Helen Stewart

? TAYLOR, on the 7th July, at Lawrence, Richard Wolstenholme, the infant son of Catherine L. and G. O. Taylor
- (son of George Ormerod Taylor & Catherine Lydia nee Sheath)

? THOMSON, on the 20th June, at the residence of his parents, Woodhaugh, David, the beloved son of Mr David Thomson, shipwright; aged 17 years and 8 months
- (son of David Thomson & Jessie Smith)

? TORRENS, on the 20th June, at Auckland, William John Torrens, grandson of William Caldwell, H.M. Customs, Dunedin; aged 15 months
- (1st of 6 children of John Torrens & Agnes Ferguson Caldwell. They also named their 2nd child, born 1887, William John Torrens)

Watson Shennan
(1835-1920), father of Burnet Robert Shennan
... bio at link above

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