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Ruth Roberts Drowned at New Westminster, British Columbia, Aug 25, 1866, Thomas McMicking, a highly esteemed resident of that city. Deceased was an affable and intelligent gentleman, a fond husband and father, and a worthy citizen. He was Canadian by birth, aged c 35, resided last at Queenstown on Niagara R, and was one of the unfortunate victims of the overland route, but subsequently accomplished the undertaking. About 4 years ago, he unsuccessfully contested representation of Niagara County with Mr Simpson. He has a brother who is a Telegraph operator in British Columbia, and a Brother-in-law residing at Gold Hill, California. At the time of his death, he occupied position of Deputy Sheriff and Clerk to Municipal Council at Northwest. [Colonist, 1866-08-28, p. 3] Paper: Colonist Pub Date: 1866-08-28 Pub Date Source: transcript Page: 3 Topic(s): - Event Date: 1866-08-25 Event Date Source: transcript Cemetery: Collection: General Collector: Leona Taylor Article Id: 54965 from http://web.uvic.ca/vv/newspaper/search.php?start=0&form=basic&show=n
Jul 20, 2012 · posted to the photo Thomas McMicking, Canada 1864